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Implement a worker driven planning approach

Adopting a bottom-up or worker-driven management style One of the most common styles adopted in project management is the bottom-up (also known as “worker-driven”) approach. This means that all project decisions and directions are established by top level executives. The … Continue Reading

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Customer collaboration drives Black Friday

This Black Friday, try collaborating with customers It’s Black Friday and for many of us, this signals the beginning of the holiday shopping season. Companies are aggressively slashing their prices and rolling out the big red carpets for their beloved … Continue Reading

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Hasbro Shows Why Customer Feedback is Important

I previously wrote a post about the Tiger Bread Case, where a toddler wrote to a giant supermarket chain to voice her concern about the name used for a particular brand of bread. Now it seems the youngsters are at … Continue Reading

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Scheduling software keeps you on track

Traditional scheduling software usually includes built-in leveling tools that enable you to re-distribute your assignments over time. OneDesk’s scheduling software is not only integrated with a full suite of product development tools but it also allows you to easily re-assign … Continue Reading

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Project tracking and red flags

Good project tracking: Continuously spotting red flags Throughout the course of our professional lives we experience different situations that help shape our decision-making abilities. The more we get involved in project management, the more we learn about the importance of … Continue Reading

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Productivity apps: Why OneDesk is different

OneDesk is more than just a productivity app- it`s a unified product platform. With an endless amount of productivity apps out there, how do you decide which one is right for you and your organization? Do you place more value on … Continue Reading

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Structuring your project plan

When the project plan structure goes awry It’s the day before your big product release, the team is both excited and exhausted. Everything seems to be on track until you discover a whole list of project issues that have yet … Continue Reading

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Identify the Critical Path Method

The birth of the Critical Path Method Time for a little history lesson! Way back in 1957, a brilliant man by the name of Walker devised a project management strategy to address the complex task of scheduling the shutting down … Continue Reading

International Project Management Day

In honor of this holiday, we have rounded up a few project management goodies for all you hard-working, tireless apprentice and project managers out there. 1. The Tao of PM Our first selection and one of my favourite project management … Continue Reading

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Project prioritization woes

Project prioritization: Because projects don’t exist in a vacuum In a perfect world, projects would exist in a sealed environment and would develop and unfold from start to finish, without any interruptions. Unfortunately, in the real project management world, things … Continue Reading