How social tools work for project management
There’s no question that project management is a social job. Good project managers communicate, build consensus, persuade, and influence others to achieve goals. Liz Pearce of Liquid Planner discusses how being social can improve project communication.
Review: Introducing Emotional Intelligence—David Walton
As an entry-level book for emotional intelligence, written for general management, a new project manager will find the’ insight’ exercises a good primer, according to Ian Sharpe, who reviews David Walton’s ‘Introducing Emotional Intelligence’.
Collaborative project management predictions for 2013
If the famous French seer, Nostradamus, was still alive, what trends would he predict for collaborative project management in 2013? asks LiquidPlanner’s Charles Seybold. Would he see channel convergence for task management or a new way of driving innovation?
Building information modelling and the project manager
Governments and private sector clients are increasing becoming aware of the need to streamline processes throughout a building or infrastructure project lifecycle by the integration of design, engineering, construction, operation, maintenance and decommissioning of an asset into a single data rich model. Paul Sancandi explains how building information modelling (BIM) satisfies these criteria.
How cloud computing can assist construction projects
Construction project management is an industry of change. Projects are always starting and finishing but no two projects are ever the same. Chris Petersen of Meridian Systems explains how cloud computing can work in this environment.
Project management software review: LiquidPlanner
If you haven’t heard of LiquidPlanner, it’s essentially a down-to-earth approach to scheduling and project management. The magic is in its planning philosophy: scheduling tasks based on priority, not deadlines. User Alek Mlynek reviews this planning and scheduling tool.
Task versus project management online
Many people tend to think of online task management and online project management as interchangeable, but this confusion can be dangerous to the long-term success of your organisation, writes Liz Pearce, especially when it comes to tool selection and risk management.