Project Management


The best project management and planning apps for Android

By Stephanie Miles, 23 January 2015

With more employees bringing their mobile devices to work, it’s inevitable that popular project management platforms are developing and integrating an Android-friendly (or iPad and iPhone-friendly) version of their software. (more…)


The best project management and planning apps for iPhone and iPad

By Suzie Blaszkiewicz, 20 January 2015

There are lots of great project management and planning tools in the SaaS world, but not all of them cater to a need for remote access from devices like an iPhone or iPad. (more…)


Top 5 Project Management Tweets of 2014

By James Clifton, 9 January 2015

Now that we have started a new year it is time to take a look back at 2014's most popular Project Management tweets. Whilst not a long list it does give us a little insight into what made news in the project management world last year. (more…)


Increasing Website Holiday Sales with Kanban

By John Reeve, 17 December 2014

How one online bakery grew their revenue after using Kanban to add a new feature to their web site. The holiday tradition of sending out client gifts makes the season one of the most profitable for online businesses fulfilling the orders. This holiday tale is about one such business, a bakery, that wanted to increase corporate web sales by offering a more personalized experience, and how they used the Intervals Kanban board to make it happen. (more…)


Fast-Tracking into Project Management – 5 Myths and Facts

By Hadley Jones, 14 November 2014

Quick – get me a project manager! There are more and more projects to be managed. They can be anything from product launches to winning sales bids, and from installing new IT systems to moving offices. Project management, whether we recognize it or not, is a thread running through almost all of our activities. But if you don’t already have a capable project manager to hand, then you or someone in your team might have to become one. The good news is that there is a range of project management software to help. In that case, how fast can you expect to acquire PM skills? (more…)



All You Really Need to Know about Project Deadlines

By Hadley Jones, 13 November 2014

Ask 3 different people and you could get 3 different definitions of a project deadline. Is it something that must be respected? Should be respected? Or rather an option to be exercised if you feel like it? To make deadlines work properly for you in project management, it’s important to have a clear notion of what they are and how to handle them. Project management apps can then help you set, track, manage and update them. (more…)


6 Guerilla Project Management Tips to Let SMBs Take Control

By Hadley Jones, 12 November 2014

Project management might have started years ago with large construction companies and big IT developments. Now however, it’s available to any enterprise, whatever its size. Project management software lets SMBs in on the act too. The difference is in the approach. Large corporations can afford dedicated project and program managers, and a team for running their dedicated project management offices. SMBs on the other hand may well find it difficult to allocate even one person fulltime to project management activities. Compared to the project management armies of the Fortune 500 companies, SMBs may do better with some good guerilla tactics. (more…)


Vampires and Other Scarily Smart Project Management Models

By Hadley Jones, 11 November 2014

Ever wondered about the real secret behind vampire longevity? Or successful zombie attacks or even bank heists for that matter? Here’s a scoop – there are some key project management techniques being applied. And as monsters and master criminals apparently have a propensity for moving with the times, it seems like a fair bet that they’ve also discovered the advantages of good project management software to boost efficiency, resolve issues and hit targets with increasing ease. Find out below so that you too can sign up (but not in blood) for great project management too. (more…)


5 Huge Fails that Project Management Apps Help You Avoid

By Hadley Jones, 10 November 2014

Some project management failures have been so epic that you’d think they were the product of some Hollywood script writer’s overheated imagination. One case led to billion dollar bankruptcy. Another resulted in already large project costs exploding by a factor of over 300 (or by over 20,000% if you prefer). By way of comparison, annual inflation rates at the time never rose above 2.8%. With the benefit of hindsight however, each PM fail can be a learning opportunity. It offers constructive lessons about what to avoid or how to improve. Better still; some project management apps contain tools to help you to steer clear of such pitfalls. (more…)


Help, there are no project managers left! How PM software can fill the gap

By Hadley Jones, 6 November 2014

Project management is currently one of the most in-demand skills in business today. It’s likely to continue that way too. And yet, capable project managers can’t be found for either love or money. That’s the experience of many organizations that end up abandoning projects that demand too much in terms of project management capability, are not even half-finished by their deadline, generate ugly budget bloat (think factors of five, ten or more compared to original cost estimates), or all of the above. It’s a business nightmare. (more…)