Project Management Tool update for the week of 5/21

The definition of “project-management software” varies widely, and your needs are likely to depend substantially on your project, your team, and your project-management style. And, given the wide range of project management tools available, the key to selecting the right one is understanding that different tools are needed along the different stages of a project life cycle.

What’s available out there and what tools might support your particular project-management needs?

 

Check out what the blogs are saying this week about project management tools:

Those elusive perfect project management tools

The range and number of project management (PM) tools has increased significantly and some work across mobile too. But there still seems to be the basic problem of the tool not exactly suiting how you work. People complain that they have to tailor the way they work to suit the tool. For example, Microsoft Project came out of the large, very long, and detailed software development projects prior to the Internet. It has myriad features; so many that it is hard to get started because you have to understand its logic and relate it to what you are doing.

http://tek-blogs.com/a/5c88rx

 

7 Online Project Management Tools to Keep You Organized
At some point, your to-do list and spreadsheet will grow beyond simple task management into a full blown, large scale project. Perhaps it does that every single day and you have been searching for a more robust way to manage the details. These seven online project management tools may help.
http://tek-blogs.com/a/mhipwa

 

Project management, tools, process, plans and project planning tips
Here are rules, processes and tools for project planning and project management.
While project management skills are obviously important for project managers, interestingly the methods and tools that project managers use can be helpful for everyone.
A ‘task’ does not necessarily have to be called a ‘project’ in order for project management methods to be very useful in its planning and implementation. Even the smallest task can benefit from the use of a well-chosen project management technique or tool, especially in the planning stage.
http://tek-blogs.com/a/ss93pm

 

Online Project Management Vs. Online Task Management

Since technology has become so prevalent in everyone’s daily lives, it was only a matter of time before enterprises began using online services such as management tools, and cloud-based technology to help streamline its operational process. However, when it comes to choosing which management tool, companies often confuse Online Project Management and Online Task Management as one in the same. However, these tools are very different.
http://tek-blogs.com/a/5s5m1q

 

Collaborative Project Management Tools – From Planning to Delivery

In my experience, in both project management software and digital project management, one of the most fundamental divides in the role is also the one which is least often recognized outside of the profession. There are, in fact, two key elements to a Project Manager’s role; planning and delivery.
http://tek-blogs.com/a/t2akam

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One Response to Project Management Tool update for the week of 5/21

  1. Emory Rhodes June 11, 2012 at 3:05 pm #

    It applies to a wide usage area starting from personal time organization and up to business related management. Software tools such as a management system where a combination of processes, tools, techniques, and methods. Are used to provide you with the best results.

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