Project Management

Learn the latest tech from these short 2020 videos.

G Suite gets a new name

November 2, 2020 Categorized in: Project Management

When Google introduced its paid version in 2016, as a suite of productivity tools designed with additional functionality to serve the business community, it presented a challenge to the behemoth that is Microsoft Office. Though Microsoft is still the primary market shareholder, G Suite, now known as Google Workspace, is gaining momentum among business users.
In the technology field, dealing with change is nonnegotiable. But how did we get here? And what can we learn about the history that will help us today?
A survey of executives by Successful Meetings magazine yielded the following checklist of must-haves for building attendance and satisfying attendees that their money and time were well spent.
Even the best planned projects can run into problems over time, no matter how hard you try to anticipate and prevent them. Be on the lookout for these common issues that can crop up as a project goes on and on.
When you’re assigned to lead a major change in your department, you want to start ASAP. But knowing what is not to be changed may matter just as much to your success.

The art of proper research

June 6, 2019 Categorized in: Project Management

All sorts of professional roles require at least basic research skills. And they can certainly be regularly improved upon. Here are some tips to sharpen your research game and how to best wrangle and make sense of your findings.
If you give the same project to two different people, it will be handled in two entirely different ways. For an admin, being an effective project manager is a balancing act of both art and science.
Introducing new software is a big project, from selection, to installation, to the most complex and challenging part of all: training employees. Here are some helpful tips that will enable your employees to embrace the new technology.

3 Office 365 tools to try

April 1, 2019 Categorized in: Project Management

Check out Planner, Sway and Forms.
One of the things that great project management apps do is calculate project and task start and due dates based on a project start date and task durations. You can also do this in good old Excel or Google Sheets.
Consider this a reminder that when things get hectic, there’s one friend an admin can always rely on.
We believe you need 35 points to survive the high-wire act of being a project manager …