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5 steps to improved task management

This article isn't going to focus on any one task management solution. What works best for you, your project, your project customer, your project team and your overall collaboration and reporting needs is for you to figure out and decide. But what I can and will discuss here is my own thoughts on five key...

Project management: Getting down to the basics

Wouldn't it be nice if we could break project management (PM) down to simple basics? Some key practices to follow that would simplify our lives as project managers and make repeatable successes a more likely concept going forward? Oh wait! I know the answer to this one. We can.

Macro trend: Microservices

Tech disruptors, such as Uber and Amazon, have placed huge pressure on businesses to innovate at an ever faster pace. To do so, organizations have had to rethink their traditional approach to development, leading many to embrace ‘microservices’ – an approach to application development in which a large application is built as a suite of...

Keeping project resourcing on track: How to avoid derailment

It takes a lot to pull off a number of projects simultaneously: the right resources, a great plan, and most importantly a team with the right expertise. Some variables can be managed with the right planning, but team members leaving midway through projects can throw a spanner in the works.

Project Kickoff: Ensuring Your Project Starts Off on the Right Foot

Written by: Brad Egel When you think of project kickoff, what comes to mind first? Starting a fresh project where everything is right with the world? A new beginning with a new client who is excited and ready to work with you on the path to a successful end solution? A fresh start with zero issues...

What Is a Pure-Play PSA Solution and Is It Right for My Services Organization?

The emergence of new platforms and tools continues to grow as our world digitally transforms. These tools are targeted at every industry—including professional services. In recent years, professional services automation (PSA) solutions have become more widely adopted. In fact, the PSA software market brought in $8.27 billion in 2018 and is expected to reach $16...