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Project planning is a process used to establish how to complete a project within a certain time period, under a certain budget and with a set of resources. To accomplish all these a project plan must be created. It will help you to plan the steps of your project and it will save you money while getting the project done on time. The project plan The project plan reflects the current status of project’s activities and it is useful to monitor and control the project. Many people in the company are using it: the project manager – to establish the resources activities and to communicate the status of the project to stakeholders; the team members – to better understand the work they are doing; the senior managers – to verify that the project’s cost and work are under control; the stakeholders – to make sure that the project is on track and that their business is safe. W... (more)

RationalPlan Project Management Software 4.2 – Increased Productivity And Ubuntu Adoption

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Project Management Software for Traditional vs. Agile Environments

How much does an agile project management software differ from a traditional project management software? On short: pretty much. But on the other side both types of products have many things in common. Many say that agile is not a project management methodology but rather a product development methodology. But in many cases the companies prefer to treat the development as a project and hence the notion of agile project management. Now the agile and traditional approaches are totally different so the first thought would be that the software used to manage each type of projects to... (more)

Project Management Tools for Project Managers

A well-done project management is one of the keys to a project's success. I'm pretty sure every one of us manages projects using some kind of tools. But the right project management tool does not replace the knowledge and experience of a project manager. It only helps him in the process of managing a project. The value of project management Why do certain projects succeed while others fail? Clearly, it is not about luck although that might also help, it is not about the tools that are being used to manage the projects and certainly it is not only a matter of budget and dedicatio... (more)

Working with Subprojects and Master Projects

Managing projects is not a trivial job. You need to have the necessary skills, experience and of course the right project management tools to help you. But when it comes to managing large projects things are becoming even more complicated. Sometimes companies need to manage large projects that extend on several years and that require a huge amount of work to be completed. This kind of projects are too big to be handled as a whole and must be decomposed in several smaller parts. Each part is treated as a separate project with its own assigned project manager and its own budget an... (more)