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How To Manage Projects Using Baselines

Baselines in RationalPlan Project Management Software

A baseline as the name suggests is a line that is being used as a base for future measurement. It is a reference. In Project Management, the term baseline refers to an accepted and approved project plan. Usually known as project baseline, it is a must for a project manager …

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Is what you heard what I meant?

Effective communication between project stakeholders is always difficult and as my last article highlighted, misunderstanding and confusion are easily created. The key to effective communication is clarity created through simplicity. Albert Einstein once said “If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough.” This is particularly true …

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Working With Subprojects And Master Projects

Managing projects is not a trivial job. You need to have the necessary skills, experience and of course the right project management tools to help you. But when it comes to managing large projects things are becoming even more complicated. Sometimes companies need to manage large projects that extend on …

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The 25 Most Important Online Project Management Solutions

We are pleased to introduce an infographic highlighting some of the most important online project management applications. You will find in this infographic factual information about 25 online project management solutions, however we don’t consider this as a list of “best” applications. The solutions are not ranked in any specific …

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Time Management In Project Management

Time management is the act of planning, controlling and finally executing specific activities, especially to increase efficiency or productivity. It applies to a wide usage area starting from personal time organization and up to business related time management. For the best results and the biggest efficiency dedicated time management software …

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Project Management by Milestones

I often see project managers spend hours using their project management software to track each variation to a task.  First it would take 2 days, and then 2.5 days then 3.5 days then back to 2.5 days.  Is this what project management is all about?  I would strongly suggest not.  …

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Project Management Software For More Than Just The Schedule

project initiation checklist

What comes to mind when you say project management software?  Typically Microsoft Project.  Maybe something like Primavera or another scheduling package but creating the schedule is only part of what a project management tool needs to do. Project management is not just about managing the schedule.  Here are some other …

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Project Management Solutions To Better Control Your Business

Any business needs some management solutions to get organized and stay on the floating line. Unfortunately, many organizations are forced to rely on paper trails and email-chains. These outdated methods were replaced by newer project management solutions. There are different types of such solutions for a wide range of working …

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