LiquidPlanner’s New Wait Time Feature Is Here! Set Delays on Dependencies

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Here by popular customer request: the new Wait Time feature, a way to set delays on dependencies between tasks and other plan items.   About Wait Time Let’s say you have a project with a lot of hand-offs and wait times between dependencies—you want that time reflected in your scheduling software. Wait Time was created …Continue reading »

What’s That New Container Icon in Your LiquidPlanner Workspace? Backlog Packages!

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You might have noticed a new icon in your LiquidPlanner workspace that looks like this: This container was dropped from the beak of storks on Saturday, February 28 and represents your new Backlog packages. These packages are a handy new way to organize and store unscheduled work in your project management tool, with the added …Continue reading »

Introducing LiquidPlanner’s Dashboards. A Powerful Way to Share Project Information

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We are so excited to share our new Dashboards feature with our customers! This powerful visual tool lets you share selected project information with team members and stakeholders—inside and outside of your company. Dashboards are fun to make and to use because they have a big impact in such a simple way. For example, dashboards …Continue reading »

Share Your LiquidPlanner Success Story

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If you’re a LiquidPlanner customer, and you’ve got a story about how using our project management software has improved, enlightened, streamlined, benefited—you name it—your life at work, we’d love to hear from you. A place to tell your story The Share Your Success Story is a short and breezy form on our website (look for …Continue reading »

Using Project Management Software for Resource Planning

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Resource planning is a discipline within project management that involves gathering the proper mix and quantity of resources required to complete a project. A resource can be anything from people to equipment, to materials, IT assets or funding. Think of it this way: If the project is a recipe, resource planning is the process of …Continue reading »

3 Reasons Why Your Timesheet Can Get You a Promotion

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Most project managers are obsessed with data. They need to be, in order to drive their projects successfully and make accurate schedules and delivery dates. Data can be collected in different ways, but project managers often rely on their project contributors to submit their timesheets, which provide the data they hold so dear. The problem …Continue reading »

LiquidPlanner Spotlight: the View Menu—There Are Wonders Hidden Inside

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We’re all creatures of habit, which means we can easily get in the groove of using a project management tool the same way over and over. And there are so many project plan goodies tucked away in LiquidPlanner, you can almost forget to take advantage of some of them. Here’s one we want to remind …Continue reading »

5 Ways to Survive a Project That’s Up a Creek

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I’d be fibbin’ if I told you that every project I ran into was a successful one. I’ve gone in to rescue troubled projects and I’ve been on the receiving end of troubled projects. Neither experience is fun; you’re dealing with a lot of stress and scrutiny beyond the usual project management challenges. This is …Continue reading »