[Video] LiquidPlanner Feature We Love – My Comments

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One reason we love asking team members about their favorite LiquidPlanner features is that we pick up a useful tip or two. In today’s Favorite Feature video, our VP of Marketing, Michelle Flandreau tells us why My Comments is her favorite feature. Learn a fast and effective way to stay on top of team communication. …Continue reading »

13 Reasons Why Teams Are Using Agile Project Management

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It’s no secret that the Agile process is fast becoming the preferred way to manage projects. In the year ahead, Agile is expected to become even more widely used. Organizations, teams and even project management software are increasingly responding to a demand for more adaptive and evolutionary processes. And for good reason. In a fast-changing …Continue reading »

5 Important Lessons on Taming and Managing Project Scope

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During a particularly tumultuous two-year period in my career, I was dispatched by my organization to troubleshoot three separate projects that were in trouble. Each time I was sent in with the expectation that I would quickly assess the situation, replace some team members, institute new processes, improve communication, and implement reporting and tracking. All …Continue reading »

5 Best Practices for Using LiquidPlanner Packages

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If you, like most of our customers, work on multiple projects every day, Packages are a way to organize top priority work across projects—and know what you should be focusing on right now. Packages serve two purposes: They organize your workspace. They act as a to-do list where you can group high-priority tasks from disparate …Continue reading »

11 Ways to Manage Project Conflict

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Fights, war, battle, screaming matches—conflict is a constant presence in life. The pressure to deliver unique results on a short timeline adds to the pressure in the project management world. In fact, the Project Management Book of Knowledge (PMBOK) states: “Managing conflict is one of the biggest challenges a project manager faces.” In any given …Continue reading »

How to Finish Your Year Strong

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With the holiday season coming into view, it’s tempting to take your foot off the gas and cruise towards the year’s end. Don’t. These last few weeks are when you should be making the most of those lessons learned and preparing for the year ahead. So, rather than just watching the clock wind down by …Continue reading »

Q&A With Tom Murphy, LiquidPlanner’s VP of Customer Success

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If you’re lucky enough to sit down at team lunch with Tom Murphy, you’re always in for a good story. Tom, our VP of Customer Success leads a team that focuses on making LiquidPlanner customers the happiest project management software-using professionals on the planet. Read on to learn how Tom stays productive, a few of …Continue reading »

How Using Packages in LiquidPlanner Is Like Cooking a Four-Course Meal

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Organizing multiple concurrent projects in LiquidPlanner by using Packages is one of the bedrocks of our online project management software. Many of our customers work on five to 30 active projects at a time, so they need a way to organize multiple projects, and prioritize all the associated tasks. Using Packages to manage a diverse …Continue reading »

9 Ways to Set Yourself Up for the Best Year of Your Career

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As the end of the year approaches, here’s a question for you: How do you think your year went? Whether you achieved most of your goals; veered in an unexpected direction or simply fell short, this is the time to review time gone by and set up some bright new career goals to achieve. Here …Continue reading »

7 Ways to Use the Holiday Season to Advance Your Career

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Thomas Edison famously said, “There is no substitute for hard work.” This is true. But your productivity—and the type of work you do—can differ from season to season.  December is a great time to focus some of your work energy into taking stock of where you are and where you want to be in the …Continue reading »