Teamdeck: Software Review [2018]

Girl's Guide to PM

General information. Cost: Free 14-day trial, then the Startup plan is free but limited to 6 members without basic resources (which are people who don’t need software access but you do want to be able to allocate them on resource calendars). Software houses delivering products or customising products for a client. These let you add extra information about the people you need to allocate, so you could use: Software experience. Be Productive Software

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Software Review: ITM Platform [2017]

Girl's Guide to PM

I spent some time using this online project management software and here is my ITM Platform software review. You'll also like: Software Review: Roadmap Planner [2017] Roadmap Planner is a simple app designed for creating strategic plans. Better Collaboration Software

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Software Review: Vizzlo [2016]

Girl's Guide to PM

General Information. How Software Reviews Happen. This is how the software review process normally goes for me. Software company: We’ve got a really cool product we’d like you to review. Software company: So will you review it? Software Review: iMindQ 4.1

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Next Generation Project Management Software

Girl's Guide to PM

The project and portfolio management (PPM) software market is changing. In this article we look at emerging software in the PPM space and discuss how its selection and implementation needs to be done in line with an overarching digital strategy. Digitalization and Collaboration.

Software Review: Roadmap Planner [2017]

Girl's Guide to PM

General Information. The software comes with templates so you don’t have to create from scratch unless you want to. I tried the software on my iPad and frankly it wasn’t that easy to create a nice looking roadmap using my fingers as input devices. Software

2017 188 How To Get Started [Software Review]

Girl's Guide to PM

This article, How To Get Started [Software Review] , first appeared on Girl's Guide to Project Management. Slenke has been around since 2015, but you might not have heard of this Canadian-built project management software tool. General Information. Software

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How To Categorise Data in Project Management Software

Girl's Guide to PM

This article, How To Categorise Data in Project Management Software , first appeared on Girl's Guide to Project Management. An information taxonomy is simply a way to classify data. I struggle with this in the accounting software I use for my business.

10 Must-Haves for Creative Project Management Software


But with several client projects running simultaneously, the amount of emails they had to dig through for important information was daunting. But what should your creative firm be looking for in a project management software? What to Look For in Creative Project Management Software.

Software Review: BusiBI Project Manager 2016 v5.7

Girl's Guide to PM

General Information. You don’t have to add all this information, but it took about a minute to do it for my project, so it isn’t difficult. The information is displayed to make it look like a ringbinder, and you flip the pages. Better Collaboration Software busibi

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AlchemyWorks: Software Review [2018]

Girl's Guide to PM

This article, AlchemyWorks: Software Review [2018] , first appeared on Girl's Guide to Project Management. General information. You’ll want to update the General tab here with information about the project. The Events tab lets users add activity that they have worked on, which feeds into time used, automatically takes time off existing estimates to reduce them and accumulates financial information for the project. Software

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A PM’s Guide to Agile Software Development

Project Bliss

Everybody’s talking about agile software development these days: project managers, software developers, IT directors, small startups and big corporations. What is Agile Software Development? Agile teams prioritize collaboration, adaptability and working software.

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Software Review: iMindQ 4.1 Online and Windows [2016]

Girl's Guide to PM

General Information. It’s going to be a useful addition to your set of project management software tools and you can get started for free with the web version to see if you like it. General Information Name: Project Viewer for Primavera Vendor: Seavus Hosting options: On premise only.

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Online Collaboration Software


Online collaboration software is gaining wide acceptance. The collaboration market is one of the fastest growing markets in the software industry. Elements of good online collaboration software. A good online collaboration software creates an effective virtual office.

Software Economics

Herding Cats

Here's some thoughts on the economics of software development using other people's money, after 3 weeks of working a proposal for a major software intensive system of systems using Agile. The developers are certainly closed to the work and have the information needed to best contribute to the estimate. Knowing the cost of a product or service produced is a fundamental piece of information needed by the business if they intend to stay in business.

Learning with TimeCamp: Agile Software Development


Today you will learn what is Agile Software Development. We tried to gather some important information on Agile and share them with our readers. Project Management agile agile project management agile software development project management methodologies TimeCamp

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Preparing to Take On a Business Process Management Software


BPM uses technology tools , specifically automation software, to visually depict — or model — the flow of work and information in your company. Finally, BPM software can help you monitor processes so improvements can be made. Were they happy with the software and the service?

The Best Time Tracking Software of 2018

Paymo App

If you’re here, it means that you’re looking for time tracking software that you will use yourself or with your team. Paymo is a project management and time tracking software that supports management professionals and freelancers deliver projects throughout their whole lifecycle.

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Economics of Software Development

Herding Cats

For example, about which software to buy, which Features in the development backlog should be implemented next, what prices to charge for products and services. Software development is an exercise in microeconomics, since it deals with limited resources - time, cost, and what value is produced in exchange for the time and money. Inform those paying for the work, the probability of completing on or before a needed date and at or below needed cost.

Project manager software benefits

Paymo App

To accomplish this you need to rely on your team but also on your project manager software. If you didn’t use a dedicated software to help you manage your projects, or if you’re looking to change the one you’re using now, before you proceed you have to clearly understand the benefits it has to offer. A dedicated software for project managers allows you to manage the project from the very beginning until its completion.

Project Management Software for startups


If you are a startup in the market to purchase online project management software , you are probably overwhelmed by the range of choices. In fact, there is no clear way to define Project Management Software for startups. Features needed in project management software for startups.

5 Ways Cloud-Based Project Management Software Saves Save Time and Money


By 2019, more than 30 percent of the 100 largest vendors’ new software investments will have shifted from cloud-first to cloud-only.” Larger organizations are now learning what early adopters have known for years: cloud-based software can help you save time and money.

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G2 Crowd's Top 20 Project Management Software Solutions


Finding the right project management software for your projects and business needs can be like looking for a needle in a haystack. Project management software can greatly assist project managers, teams, stakeholders, and companies in their quest to more effectively plan, streamline processes, manage documentation, reduce costs, address governance issues, and communicate with stakeholders. Mavenlink is a software platform for the modern services organization.

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Why Your Creative Team Isn’t Using Your Project Management Software


Being the resourceful problem solver you are, you found a solution: project management software. A recent HubSpot survey found 80% of creative agencies claim to use project management software. Time spent transferring information and switching between these tools adds up.

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Microeconomics and Risk Management in Decision Making for Software Development

Herding Cats

Microeconomics is applicable to the development is software systems. If we look at the discipline of software engineering, we see that the microeconomics branch of economics deals more with the types of decisions we need to make as software engineers or managers.

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Why Your Business NEEDS Integrated Construction Software


Lacking information about the progress of the project. But the use of an integrated construction software , like the one that GenieBelt provides, could be the solution. That, people, is why Your Business NEEDS integrated Construction Software and the one you need is GenieBelt !

Your Crash Course on PPM Software

There is no magic cure to fix these issues overnight, but there is somewhat a solution to make jobs easier and create balance in the system: these are the PPM Software. What You Need to Know About PPM Software. Project Portfolio Management (PPM) software warrants managers in charge to deal with advanced project endeavors easier. Additionally, PPM software enables teams or staff to collaborate or share ideas, as well as create comprehensively organized schedules.

Aleatory and Epistemic Uncertainty in Software Development Projects

Herding Cats

All software development projects operate in the presence of uncertainty. The design and development of software must rely on estimation, forecasts, and predictions based on an idealized understanding of what is an unknown (but knowable) understanding of reality.

Expert Roundup: The Good And The Bad Of Project Management Software

Paymo App

Complex projects that involve a large number of resources, people, and processes could use a handy friend: project management software. If you’re not using PM software yet or you’re thinking of changing the one you’ve worked with so far, note that there are some factors to examine.

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How Construction Management Software Saves Time and Money


Here’s where the true value of a top performing construction management software can become apparent. The use of such a software could definitely save you from a lot of trouble thanks to all the different characteristics that it offers. – More efficient flow of information.

You’re Losing Money by Not Using Project Management Software


There are many different types of software you can use from just about anywhere. When you are not using a project management software, this is a common scenario. When individuals work together remotely they can easily exchange information with the teams within seconds.

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Is Software Development Art or Engineering

Herding Cats

I started my career as a Software Engineer , writing Fortran 77 signal processing algorithms to find and track missile launchers in the middle eastern desert. This skill was an extension of the signal processing work I did as a grad student looking for information in the data stream of a particle accelerator. Signal processing is a domain of software development well suited to the paradigm of engineered systems. Software-intensive systems include: .

Why You Need to Project Portfolio Management Software Right Now ?

Software tools and metrics play a big role in improving a project. Speaking of software, there are thousands of them cropping up in the market, catering to various needs of an organization. Some software falls into one spectrum and they focus on organizations that have similar needs or issues. This applies to project portfolio management software. It is also treated as a software that multi-tasks overtime.

How to Estimate Any Software Problem

Herding Cats

Uncertainty of course is present in all software development work both reducible and irreducible uncertainty. Before listening to any conjecture that estimates aren't needed to make decisions in the presence of Uncertainty for software development, please read these books. They are not informed by the principles of spending other people's money. Take that experience and start making estimates for software projects. This is the basis of software estimating.

5 Most Common Mistakes in Managing Multiple Projects: Software & Technology (Part 4 of 5)


. Leading a company that offers project management software, I’ve had the opportunity to hear many project war stories from customers, investors, and mentors. It may seem like the essence of the project manager role is simply collecting information and updating your plans since most of your working hours are spent gathering data and updating project schedules. And don’t choose project management software that forces you to create a separate workspace for each project.

Estimating on Non-Trivial Software Projects

Herding Cats

A nice conversation on twitter about estimates on software brought up the topic of estimates as commitments. This agreement can be formal or it can be informal. In our domain of software intensive system of systems, we have formal agreements at the top of the engagement and less formal agreements lower down based on agile software development processes. Capability Maturity Levels and Implications on Software Estimating.

Drag and Drop Scheduling Software: Pros and Cons


When choosing between a resource planning software that has the drag'n'drop interface feature and one that does not, the first definitely has the upper hand. That’s a rule even a drag and drop scheduling software can’t outrun. It’s also not ideal if your team is getting the information regarding their daily tasks by looking at the resource schedule.

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The Five Laws of Software Estimating are Wrong

Herding Cats

There's a blog post from a few years back that has resurfaced The 5 Laws of Software Estimates. Law of Software Estimating. Fact of Software Estimating. To those paying the developers, estimates provide actionable information needed to make decisions: Can we afford to develop this feature? Its claimed Software estimates are not fungible. Information Technology Estimating Quality.

4 ways to accelerate productivity with project management software

Paymo App

Project management software can help you keep track of your resources, tasks and activities, and ensure that your project is being delivered on schedule and under budget. Effective project management can improve scheduling and increase overall productivity, even more so with the right PM software. Project management software makes it easy for you to collaborate with various teams or departments and create a more productive, transparent process.

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Agile at Scale – Outcome Driven (or Broken)

Tyner Blain

I “went agile” in 2000/2001 – I was writing software and leading teams at an enterprise software company at the time, and we adopted elements of XP and other agile practices in what we branded (internally and externally) as Fast Cycle Time (FCT).

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4 Rookie Mistakes to Avoid When Choosing Ad Agency Software

Function Point

4 Rookie Mistakes to Avoid When Choosing Ad Agency Software. When it comes to building out a project management toolkit, selecting your project management software will be your crown jewel. A good ad agency software will help you with project planning and scheduling, resource management, budgeting and client communications, all while offering your managers and creatives a home base for all agency workflow. Not Selecting Agency-Specific Software.