How Redapt Uses LiquidPlanner to Grow Their Business and Be a Global Leader


You don’t go from being a $500 startup business to a $600 million enterprise without a system. When Redapt, a data center infrastructure company, realized they needed to trade in their unstructured way of managing work for a well-organized process, they turned to LiquidPlanner. Redapt has been a devoted customer for more than two years. …Continue reading »

Tips for Managing Rogue Projects

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In mainstream project management, you typically find (or strive for) a recurring set of tools and workflows: the scope statement, the work-breakdown-structure, the financial analysis, time and cost estimates, the risk assessment, and so on. But any experienced project manager knows there’s no such thing as a typical project. One project type that companies often …Continue reading »

9 Signs Your Project Management Solution Is Broken

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Managing projects is a complex business. And many of the project management tools out there don’t help—in part because they’re just as complex as the projects themselves. Traditional PM solutions are notoriously difficult to use, inflexible, frustrating, hard to update and expensive. Teams focus on tasks and dates instead of people and priorities. Project plans …Continue reading »

5 Reasons Why Managing Projects Using Spreadsheets Is a Horrible Idea

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Once in my career, I was lucky enough to work with a true Excel spreadsheet master. Chris could make Excel do anything, except he never used spreadsheets to manage a project. He was a wise man. Since then I’ve come across too many project professionals, teams and organizations who stretch Microsoft Excel into a project …Continue reading »

How to Run Meetings More Effectively Using Dashboards


When meetings are organized and run smoothly, everyone attending is a happy camper. But there are times when meetings are disorganized, and attendees walk away feeling even less informed and become less productive. LiquidPlanner can help change that—try using a Dashboard to organize and run your next meeting. Dashboards are a great way to surface …Continue reading »

How to Give Feedback to a Problematic Team Member—3 Scenarios

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Have you ever had to provide negative feedback to a struggling team member? It can be a really uncomfortable situation, especially if you don’t know how to approach it. But as anyone managing even the most outstanding and high-performing technology team knows: Bringing together more than one person lends itself to occasional disruptions. And some …Continue reading »

9 Questions to Ask When You’re Considering a New Project Management Tool

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It’s a big decision, choosing project management software for your team or organization. Even if you’re using a mess of static spreadsheets to run a portfolio of projects, and you can’t keep track of anything—embarking on a software search can feel overwhelming (and time consuming). What if you could get there faster with an arsenal …Continue reading »

Will a Project Management Certification Help Your Career?

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Let’s say you’re well-qualified in your technical skills—be it Java, programming languages, infrastructure, networks or system administration. Qualifications take time and effort, but as well as learning useful skills, you’re also building confidence—your own and the others’ confidence in your ability to do a great job. But what if you’re switching from a purely technical …Continue reading »