The PRINCE2 Process Model for project management

The PRINCE2 Process Model for project management The PRINCE2 process model is a flexible framework for project management, with the intent to be used for projects across all disciplines. PRINCE2 stands for Projects In Controlled Environments, while the 2 denotes that … Read More

process groups

The Importance of Process Groups in Project management

The Importance of Process Groups in Project management Where project management is concerned, process groups are a guiding structure for the managing a project from start to finish. The concept of process groups can be vague, so let’s break down … Read More

Earned Value Management

Earned Value Management explained

Earned Value Management explained What is Earned Value Management? Project management revolves around the balancing of three aspects of a project: time, scope, and cost. This is also known as the project management triangle. One technique used to evaluate how … Read More

PMBOK Guidelines

The PMI / PMBOK Guidelines (Project Management Body of Knowledge)

The PMI / PMBOK Guidelines (Project Management Body of Knowledge) So, what is the PMBOK method? When you’re starting out as a project manager, it can be tough knowing how to get started. Luckily, there is a widely recognized project management … Read More

PERT based projects

PERT Based Projects: the Program Evaluation & Review Technique

PERT based projects: the Program Evaluation & Review Technique The PERT based projects method of planning: Every project manager wants to successfully see a project through from ideation to fruition. Planning and estimation are key to this success. However, when projects … Read More

resource management software

Effective Tools of Resource Management Software

Effective Tools of Resource Management Software To get through any project, you need a team of people as well as equipment, funding, and facilities in order to get all the tasks done. These aspects can all be viewed as resources. … Read More

IT Service Management

How to Simplify your IT Service Management with OneDesk

How to Simplify your IT Service Management with OneDesk We’ve already covered the importance of customer centricity, satisfaction and ratings that come from any good helpdesk department and the software you use. But there are also other factors at play … Read More

How to use software to manage your phase-gated projects

How to use software to manage your phase-gated projects One of the first things you need to figure out when starting a new project is how you’re going to structure the project work. What are the processes you need to … Read More

The Critical Path Method (CPM) of Scheduling Tasks

The critical path method (CPM) of scheduling tasks One of the most vital and stressful parts of project management is figuring out your project’s schedule. It’s never easy estimating timelines and project durations, but there are methods out there that … Read More

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What is Project Scope and How to Manage it

Determining and Evaluating Your Project Scope Project planning involves many stages. One of the most important steps in the process is determining and documenting the project scope. As a project manager or lead, your job will be to identify project … Read More