Category: Project Management

Tracking Performance in Microsoft Project

The ability to measure performance in Microsoft Project is a key element to keeping a project on track.  Saving a baseline for a project where your using Microsoft Project is pretty easy to do....

Top 10 Project Management Terms

Well, welcome to our whiteboard session today on terms that project managers use. Today I’m going to talk about my top 10, and hopefully they’ll be helpful. I want to point you to a...

Building a Presentation

Building a presentation… or a pitch… or a deck. I was once told:  Tell them what you’re going to tell them – Tell them – Then tell them what you’ve told them. Although this...

When a Task is a Project

So often we’re in the position of trying to determine is something that needs to be done should be considered to be a task/to do or  a project.  We often jump to a decision that we...

Complexities of Task Management

One of the biggest stresses that I deal with at work involves tasks.  the complexities of task management ranges from simple definitions (task vs. todo vs. project vs. ask) to the complexities of managing...

Communication Tips for New Projects

Early on in a project a project manager needs to set a precedent on how things will be done. Whether it is establishing the project “culture” or project “rules”, you need to structure communication...