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6 Top Project Fears that Dynamic Project Management Makes Disappear

There’s a lot at stake for project teams and their managers. Big money’s on the table, commitments and partnerships have been made, and there’s a network of teams with skilled workers who are coordinating their efforts to make timely hand-offs and deliveries. In short, there’s endless stuff to accomplish and stay on top of. And if you...

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A Look into the Future at the PMI Global Congress EMEA 2015

If you ever feel like you need a confidence boost and to recharge your project management batteries, then a conference is the way to do it. At the PMI EMEA Global Congress in London this month I met an IT project manager doing the same project as me but in Lithuania. It was reassuring to...

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How LiquidPlanner Supports Scrum

It’s rare to get an Agile lesson on a hit TV comedy. But there’s a scene in the first season of Silicon Valley when Jared, the nerdy biz dev guy for the home-based Pied Piper team, introduces “an organizational system called Scrum.” After the two developers discover they’ve spent half the day doing the same...

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How to Start an Internet of Things (IoT) Project Team

“For a project manager . . .  the impact of the IoT is similar to the advent of the touch screen.” —Pete St. Pierre, president of IoT industry group IPSO Alliance and IoT product manager at Oracle. If the Internet of Things (IoT) represents a grand opportunity for project managers (and especially for IT project...

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5 Successful Methods of Project Estimation

Project estimation is hard. Why? Because the only time you know precisely how long it takes to complete a project is when it’s done. Up to the point of delivery, teams use educated guesswork to predict the future. And the bigger and more complex a project is, the hazier that future is. Faulty estimates mean...

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7 Project Management Trends for 2015

The project management industry seems to be evolving at a faster rate each year in both methodologies and technologies. The economy and other market forces continue to influence how businesses manage their projects. To prepare for what’s ahead, here are seven project management industry trends for 2015. More remote project teams Online project management software...

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5 Best Practices for Using LiquidPlanner Packages

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...

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Should You Take Your Cell Phone to Meetings? Smartphone Etiquette at Work

Did you know that the way you use your phone at work could impact your career? New studies are finding that hiring managers now consider courtesy to be one of the most important soft skills to look for. This courteous behavior includes how you use your cell phone at work because of how it impacts...

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What You Need to Become a Big Data Marketing Agency

The agency world has changed markedly in the last few years, thanks to the rise of marketing automation software (Marketo, Eloqua, and Hubspot, to name a few). Marketing automation generates a tremendous amount of data, most of it captured in a data silo for each application. But siloed data makes it difficult to analyze trends...

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7 Ways Online Project Management Software Helps Build Your Business

As many of you are probably discovering, project management software is used for a lot more than maintaining a project Gantt chart these days. When you implement a cloud-based project management tool while building a business, you gain a competitive advantage and prevent some costly internal business lessons. This is because the right PM tool...

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6 Ways to Improve Client Relations: Ingredients for Success and Happiness

“Cesar, we are not happy. We need to talk.” That’s what I heard once from a client when I was left alone with him after a meeting. Sometimes your clients will come out and tell you that they’re not satisfied with how you’re managing an agency project. Sometimes they’ll hint at it. Sometimes you can...

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Case Study: Inbound Marketing Agency Streamlines Resource Management with LiquidPlanner

Every marketing professional services firm—whether it’s a web design firm, an advertising agency, or a PR consultancy—at one point encounters the same challenge: how do you accurately forecast future work without hiring unnecessarily or laying people off when business temporarily slows down? Christina Griggs is the CFO for Inflow a growing inbound marketing agency based...

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