project management

25 Quick Tips for Project Success

Part 1 – 25 Quick Tips to Make Any Project A Success (Tips 1-5)

Project management comes naturally to some, but others must work hard to ensure their projects are completed correctly. What makes some managers better than others? Well, it starts with organization. A person who is well organized can accomplish much more than those who are not. Project management software is a great place to start. However, […]

Right and Wrong Way to Setup Your Kanban Board

There is a Right and Wrong Way to Setup Your Kanban Boards

Using a Kanban Board to help with you company’s project management is a great solution if your team is lacking in organization, and constantly fails to meet deadlines. There is a lot of planning that goes into creating a kanban board. And you will want to put the board together in a way that will […]

Staying Competitive 5 Strategies for Engineer-to-Order Manufacturers 2

Staying Competitive: 5 Strategies for Engineer-to-Order Manufacturers

  If you run an engineering to order company, then you know how important it is to maintain standards and meet client expectations consistently. At the same time, you have to take on as large a workload as possible to maintain throughput and revenue. It can be hard to maintain a competitive edge while balancing […]

The Best 15 Project Management Blogs of 2016

Top 15 Project Management Blogs 2016

OK, we all know the holidays are almost upon us and there will be some time where you need to get away from the family, in-laws or that ugly Christmas sweater contest. So we thought we would get you a list of some of the project management gurus, blogs that are just well known and […]

6 ways to improve your project management team

6 Keys to Improving the Efficiency of Your Project Management Team

Project management is always evolving and depending on the field you’re in, varies vastly from one company to the next. That said, just about every project manager across the board is always looking for new ways to increase their Project Management Team’s efficiency. If this sounds familiar, here are a few tips that will put […]

Project Managers Superpower is Gantt Charts

A Project Managers Superpower is…Gantt Charts

Before you start tackling a new work project, you need to get an overview. This includes the project’s requirements as well as who needs to be involved. A Gantt Chart can function as the first step of your planning process. Once you have a timeline for your project, you can use your Gantt Chart to […]

5 Common Misconceptions about Project Portfolio Management

5 Common Misconceptions About Project Portfolio Management

There may be some questions about what Portfolio Management means. Even some business leaders use the term interchangeably with similar phrases like Strategic PM or an approach to projects in general. Project Portfolio Management is different. Managing projects concerns meeting budget, schedules, and defined criteria on a per-project basis. Project Portfolio Management has the purpose […]

Engineering Manufacturing

Streamline your manufacturing operations in 3 easy steps

Streamlining the manufacturing process requires reducing complexity. This is not an easy task; success involves strategic analysis, planning, and implementation. Efforts to simplify operations should be orchestrated for reduction of complexity without sacrificing performance or compromising customer requirements. The most profitable ETO companies generally follow three fundamental steps in approaching new projects in order to […]

Small Project Management Teams

Project Management Methodologies Designed for Small Teams

Project Management methodologies can be seen as blueprints, even step-by-step process instructions for guiding team members to successful project conclusion. There are many different project methodologies, and many of them overlap in several aspects. In managing the various circumstances of projects that can be quite different, it can be difficult to determine which method to […]