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How to manage multiple projects at once

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Being a project manager (PM) doesn’t mean managing one project at a time. It often means you manage several of varying sizes at once. Maintaining this project balancing act is difficult, and without the utmost visibility over your project portfolio, it’s possible for things to slip through the cracks. This can lead to lost money and time, unhappy employees, or worse.   Read More

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5 Project management trends for 2019

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The evolution of the Project Management Office (PMO) over the past 20 years has been astounding. Innovations like project management technology and increasingly intelligent project management methodologies have reshaped the scope of project management. So, with that in mind we’d like to look ahead and see what project management trends are going to define 2019.

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Resource utilization: what is it and why is it useful?

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Project managers have a lot of responsibilities. It’s their job to ensure projects succeed on time and in the budget. It’s a job that requires managing a lot of moving parts, making project decisions in advance and on the fly. It’s this shapeshifting nature of projects that means that, even with all the resources and time in the world, projects can still fail or not live up to expectations if resources aren’t utilized properly.

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How to create an effective resource allocation process

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A resource allocation process is the method that project managers use to allocate budget, equipment, people, tools, and data to the project areas where it’s most needed.

Effective resource allocation is half science and half art. Learning how to assign the right balance of resources to multiple projects requires knowing everything you can about each one and being able to accurately envisage and predict the knock-on effects that each decision will have.
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Can Excel 2019 revolutionize project management?

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Project managers have long been using Excel for project management, but is it realistically still a good option? While the depth of the spreadsheet crunching capabilities is impressive, the solution is not supported with the kind of data insights and reporting that project managers today need. With the release of Office 2019, Microsoft has worked to update and improve some of Excel’s capabilities. Read More

 

 

 

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