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How to Prioritize Work When Everything Is #1

Learn how to prioritize your projects when every project is as equally important as all of the others....

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How to Be a GTD Person in a Waterfall World

I’ve been with the same cell phone carrier for over 10 years. My money has been kept in the same bank since I moved to Canada many years ago. By all accounts, I am a very loyal person to any product, service or system that works for me. Project management and all of its principles—like...

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How to Manage Resources for Your Team

“I’m allocated at 125%,” my project lead sighed as he pointed to the column on the Gantt chart. The project lead was not alone: All of the other team members had similar percentages in the same column. At the time, resource allocation was just another undecipherable column on a Gantt chart for all of us....

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7 Ways to Juggle Multiple Project Tasks—and Get Things Done

If you juggle a variety of projects every day, you’re in good company. We have LiquidPlanner customers who manage anywhere between 5 – 25 projects on any given day! Multi-tasking has become a part of our work culture. Done well, you can move toward business goals faster. Done poorly, you can stretch yourself so thin...

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9 Ways to Up Your Project Management Game

There’s enough going on every day at work that sometimes just getting things done is a full-time job. However, in order to make a meaningful difference to the projects you work on and to your career, you need to keep honing your skills. An added bonus: learning keeps us from getting bored and stuck in...

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How to Use LiquidPlanner to Track Profitability

Are your projects making money? Every business needs to earn a profit to stay in business—that’s a given. And along the way, it helps to have a project management tool that can show you your profit margins (or lack thereof). LiquidPlanner gives you those dollar figures that tell you how you’re doing financially—provided you’ve entered...

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5 LiquidPlanner Features That Make Your Team More Productive

Our customers tell us that one of the most gratifying benefits of planning projects in LiquidPlanner is that their teams accomplish a greater output of meaningful work.  We’ve even heard stories of groups being able to cut back on hires because of their new efficiencies. Here’s a look at some LP features that help your...

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9 Project Management Tips to Make Order out of Chaos

Do you ever feel like you hold your project schedule hostage because you just can’t get your arms around your workload? It happens.  Even when we have our well-ordered processes, we sometimes fall off the organizational wagon. Instead of letting the tsunami of project planning take you down, practice these simple  project management tips to...

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See How Our Customer Knowmad Uses LiquidPlanner to Manage Projects [Video]

How do our customers use LiquidPlanner? Our friends over at Knowmad made this video to show how they get the most out of their project planning software using LP. In the video, Managing Partner William McKee tells us how his growing inbound marketing agency plans, manages, and audits the work that they do for their...

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10 Killer Interview Questions for Hiring Project Managers

(Editor’s Note: We recently published an updated version of this article, where we asked recruiters for their favorite PM interview questions. Check it out.) Interviewing project management for open positions is something I have had to do but I don’t find it easy. How do you know what to ask? And how do you use what is...

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Defense Against the Dark Art of Estimation Bargaining

We developers spend a lot of time learning about programming. Unless you work on project management software, you probably don’t spend a lot of time thinking what happens outside the realm of programming.  However, you need to take this seriously, as there are a lot of conversations going on all around us, and they   define what we...

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7 Tips to Get Monday off to a Great Start

What is it about Mondays? We take it as a given, that at some point on Sunday a sense of gloom and anxiety will settle in as we think about the week ahead. Even if we like our jobs and the people we work with. Crazy, isn’t it? Research conducted on the subject of the...

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