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How To Make The Maximum Out Of Your Project Management Software

To achieve company wide acceptance and greater use of any IT software solution has been a challenging task for nearly all organizations. It is true for project management software as well. But wherever there are challenges, some find opportunities in it. Hence there are solutions to achieve the adoption goal. People responsible to implement IT system need to understand precise issues in adoption...CONTINUE READING
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Online Project Management Software ZilicusPM Offers 5 Levels of Project Visibility

Online Project Management Software ZilicusPM Offers 5 Levels of Project Visibility Web based project management software ZilicusPM enables project managers to design and offer different levels of visibility to project stakeholders. Project stakeholders can be project owner, creator, portfolio manager, executive management, team members, customers, vendors, auditor, etc. In absence of right project management system, stakeholders do...CONTINUE READING
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Principles of Successful Project Management

4 Essential Principles For Successful Project Management

4 Essential Principles For Successful Project Management And Learn To Use Project Management System To Adhere To Essential Project Management Principles Every project is of its kind; it has its own issues, goals, approach, team structure, stakeholder, etc. However there are few essential principles that sets and governs project structure and work-approach. Depending on how...CONTINUE READING
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8 Challenges Impacting Project Management | Project Management Weekly Roundup

8 Challenges Impacting Project Management The CIO article about project management talks about the challenges impacting project management especially software project management. Few of the points the article highlights are Globalization and high competition Legacy information systems Lack of expertise in niche or specific software skills Software as a Service (SaaS) taking the lead in conventional software market Multitude of and complexity in user requirements Third Party Integration Software Quality Issues delaying delivery Accounting practices to recognize project revenue The Seven Imperatives to Keeping Meeting on Track. If you have read this blog earlier, you would have noticed a similar article in the...CONTINUE READING
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Why You Should Use Online Project Management Software with Kanban Board?

What is Exactly Online Project Management Software? Though the question itself may sound trivial but it is important to understand it in two perspective. What is meant by project management Software (PMS)? How different is it being “Online”? Firstly the way most people think about project management software revolves around task management. But project management is much more (depth & breadth) than task scheduling. It is about project financial, project resources, change requests, issues, risks, meetings, documents, communication, control, etc. Secondly online project management software is different...CONTINUE READING
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5 Reasons To Switch To Web Based Project Management Software

Still Using Spreadsheet? Should You Consider Web Based Project Management Software? Desktop based project management system have certainly helped business in the past to plan projects better. In absence of any good tool, desktop based project management tools (including MS Project, Primavera, or even spreadsheet) provided mechanism to plan or track projects. As the times...CONTINUE READING
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Project Management Software ZilicusPM Automates Project Approval Process

ZilicusPM project management software has enabled project organizations to enforce project approval process before taking up new projects. This capability in ZilicusPM ensures every new project request can be routed through appropriate approver, which can be reviewed at least once. It delivers delivers process integrity, transparency and brings more efficiency for Zilicus customers. Such approval...CONTINUE READING
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8 Project Management Skills That Are in High Demand | Project Management Roundup

8 project management skills in high demand  As we all know, economic slowdown of 2008-2009, has forced businesses to rethink about their spending. Organizations today, want to check that every penny spent will deliver some value for the businesses. In order to ensure value delivered for every penny, businesses are increasingly relying on project management professionals to deliver projects more predictably. This wouldn’t be a challenge for skilled and experienced project managers but if other project managers (or to be) are not going to acknowledge and change themselves to changing dynamics of business or nt acquire project management skills, they are going to be left behind or go out of business. Let’s look at what CIO online thinks about 8 project management skills that are in high demand today. Also these project management skills will serve as a good checklist for interviewers for finding candidate-company fit in a longer run. Not only people skill but also technical project management skills are required Excellent inter-personal and professional communication skills Ability to lead team, project through all kinds of situations Change management and organizational development expertise More involvement and acumen of strategic business management Ability to resolve conflict, navigate project team towards common goal Qualities like being adaptive and unflappability in difficult situations Exceptional facilitation skills Read more here. How to plan for your first project manager role Those who are entering the professional career of project management, and getting ready for their first ever project management role, here is a list of things you will have to keep in mind in order to succeed. This article will help you in improving your chances of making your stint as project manager successful role, by planning following basic components of a project. People Project Management Tool Metrics, Checkpoint, Condition Monitoring Business Objectives Definition Sponsors Communications Read more about planning your first project manager role. Project Management as an Actual Career Choice: Discuss An interesting discussion topic in today’s time. Choosing project management as a career is no more a fancy thing, academically or career progression-wise, project management is considered to be an enriching career choice. Of course it means lot of responsibilities, accountability, constant interaction, follow ups, facing conflicting situations, people issues, communication challenges, and lot more. Above all, as the article says, project management is really about keep moving forward and learning to keep heads above water. You can follow this discussion for more views. Project Management Software for Professional Services Companies Project management software for professional services organization is necessity than a wishful thinking. In cut-throat competition, rising resource cost, professional services companies wants to stay ahead of the competition. They want to increase bilability, which means, they would like to see more consultants being deployed/billed, meaning more resource utilization, which in turn requires proper capacity planning. In order to do right capacity planning, director or vice president of these companies need to ensure they have clear visibility of all consultants or technical, support resources across all projects. It means organization needs more than project management skills, to manage project better.   Project management software like ZilicusPM gives the clear visibility into resources load, capacity, billing, cost and margin.  It is simple to use,...CONTINUE READING
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