Project Management News & Analysis
| Wednesday Aug 13, 2014
Almost every enterprise has both companywide projects and those guided by small teams. Juggling those with the available resources is the all-too-often elusive key to successful project management.
Companies are increasingly turning to social business tool to supplement traditional project management and agile approaches. In response, large vendors are adding cloud-based features and communication tools to existing product suites.
Planview today said it has acquired Projectplace, a Stockholm-based collaboration in the cloud company, to blend more collaboration into its current line of portfolio management and agile products.
| Tuesday Jan 28, 2014
Attention, project managers. A new platform called the Comindware Project, integrated with social collaboration, is being released this week. The integration makes you wonder why more PM tools are not fully integrated with social capabilities.
| Thursday Dec 12, 2013
Bitrix24, the social intranet that wants to be your Swiss army knife of productivity, is out with a new version that offers activity streams, reporting tools and web phone calls.
Targeted at small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), the suite includes social communication, collaboration tools, workflow, knowledge management, file sharing, CRM and a project management toolset.
| Thursday Nov 14, 2013
The Paid Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA a.k.a. Obamacare) political pinball is sure to bounce around for some time, focused mainly on the "who" and "why" behind what happened to the system and its web portal, and doing some damage to various reputations in and out of government.
Peel back that layer of the situation, however, and we can see that the “what,” “how,” and “when” of the problems could have some valuable -- and apolitical -- lessons for major government systems efforts … a cautionary tale might be a better word.
| Thursday Sep 26, 2013
A successful SharePoint project requires a mix of skills and disciplines, but above all needs a project leader.
| Wednesday Sep 25, 2013
Microsoft Office is getting challengers all over the place. This week, Bitrix24 added its name to that roster with an update to its enterprise social network/collaboration suite, that, among other new features, allows non-Office users to work with Office documents online via the Google Docs editor.
| Wednesday Sep 4, 2013
To help software development managers concentrate more on the software and less on the logistics, software tool provider Telerik has released an update to its TeamPulse agile project management software, including a new HTML 5 interface intended to enhance efficiency.
| Thursday Jul 18, 2013
In January, enterprise business management software provider Deltek introduced Kona, a free, cloud-based social collaboration network targeted at groups and project management. This week, Deltek announced the launch of Kona Business, the premium version of the same platform.
| Friday Jun 21, 2013
Project management and file sharing has become a bit more collaborative due to a new integration between Wrike and Box.
| Tuesday Jun 18, 2013
It doesn't matter if your industry is highly regulated or not. The Electronic Records Management System (ERMS) implementation is a privilege, not a right. You mustn't take the opportunity for granted.
| Wednesday Jun 12, 2013
If you’re contemplating a moderate to major automation project, the odds are against success.
| Thursday May 16, 2013
By month three, everyone is uncomfortable. Don’t take it personally, but do manage it. This is no time to slow down. Doggedly move forward.
| Thursday May 2, 2013
Citrix has announced two new chat functions that are designed to improve the functionality of the Podio project management platform.
| Thursday Apr 4, 2013
Online project management software provider, Wrike has announced a new feature for its Live Editor that allows users to track document changes as they happen.
| Tuesday Mar 26, 2013
It's no fun micromanaging people. We'd all like to think people can be responsible for their own duties. Working collaboratively in teams, however, has the potential of breaking down. This is where tools like LiquidPlanner come in, to help itemize and track critical workflow details for project teams.