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How to Maximize your Effectiveness as a Project Manager

Posted by on 9:39 am in Project Management

How to Maximize your Effectiveness as a Project Manager

“Of all the things I’ve done, the most vital is coordinating the talents of those who work for us and pointing them towards a certain goal.” – Walt Disney Project management is a huge responsibility in any context, and it has to be conducted effectively so that projects are completed both on time and on budget (or as near to the deadline and budget limit as possible). While the failure of some projects to meet these criteria can often be put down to external factors, they can often be put down to mismanagement of the project, or at least...

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Easy Projects Update: Time Logging from Activity Center

Posted by on 3:49 pm in Easy Projects

Easy Projects Update: Time Logging from Activity Center

You can now enter time straight from the Activity Center!   Click on the new “Add time entry” button to open a weekly calendar view, where you can input your hours and any relevant notes. The “Add time entry” button can be added to your Activity Center View by clicking on the “Customize fields” icon: Please note that the Time Entry button only appears in tasks to which you’ve been assigned.  ...

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Easy Projects Update: New Report Generator

Posted by on 1:55 pm in Easy Projects, New Releases

Easy Projects Update: New Report Generator

We are very excited to present our latest update to Easy Projects: totally redesigned and improved Report Generator. Here are the major highlights of the new version… New report types: Bar Chart, Pie Chart, Metric In addition to a regular table report, it’s now possible to create bar charts, pie charts or metrics as your reports. For both chart types you can specify a category and a value. The Metric report will display a single numeric value. Other fields can be used as filters and hidden from a chart or metric. Group, hide and aggregate...

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Easy Projects Update: Health Indicator

Posted by on 3:29 pm in Easy Projects, New Releases

Easy Projects Update: Health Indicator

  We’ve recently added some options to how Easy Projects calculates project health. In the Activity Center, the Health Indicator is a great way to tell whether or not your project or activity is in trouble. By default, health is calculated using two formulas, Schedule Performance Index (SPI) and Cost Performance Index (CPI). The formulas are as follows: and In the past, you needed both CPI and SPI to calculate project or activity health. But not all companies log time or use estimated hours. To solve their needs, we’ve recently included...

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Expert Interview: Can Large Businesses Stay Agile?

Posted by on 2:00 pm in Easy Projects, News

Expert Interview: Can Large Businesses Stay Agile?

      Ash Aujla, the Director of Marketing at EasyProjects, was a recent guest on the TechnologyAdvice Expert Interview Series to share her insight on the project management industry. The series, which is hosted by TechnologyAdvice’s Clark Buckner, explores a variety of business and technology landscapes through conversations with industry leaders. Aujla joined Buckner to discuss how to invigorate enterprise level companies with agile project management strategies, remote working trends, and the use of agile project management...

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Video: How to Assign Tasks

Posted by on 10:28 am in PM 101, Video Gallery

“There is nothing so fatal to character than half finished tasks.” – David Lloyd George   What is a task? A task is something that must be completed to achieve a greater goal. A lack of tasks, or incremental steps to achieve something greater is often why people never accomplish the things they want to in life. Goal setting in life has been historically linked to being more successful. The task list has a history, believe it or not. A man named Charles Schwab, a steel tycoon, and a guy who was obsessed with increasing...

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All About Agile Methodologies: SCRUM

Posted by on 10:33 am in PM 101, Project Management, Sliders

All About Agile Methodologies: SCRUM

  What is Agile?   Agile is the new black. You hear about it everywhere, and it gets worse: you hear Scrum, Kanban, and your head starts spinnin’. That’s what’s happened to me, so I decided to figure stuff out. As you may guess, “agile” has something to do with being quick, mobile and flexible. Indeed, Agile software development unites several methodologies that function on 12 basic principles that mostly imply “communication”, “adaptability to change” and “continuous improvement”. The Agile methodology principles are listed in...

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Video: What is a Gantt Chart ?

Posted by on 2:03 pm in Project Management, Video Gallery

        In this week’s video, we talk about one of the most fundamental cornerstones of project management, the Gantt chart. The Gantt chart is a visual representation of a project schedule, which shows all its tasks and their relationships as well as dependencies.   The Gantt chart is named so because it was invented by Henry Gantt in the 1910’s. Gantt charts were also employed on major infrastructure projects including the Hoover Dam  which was completed two years ahead of schedule. Some believe the use of a...

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VIDEO: Lesson Four – Dependencies

Posted by on 10:12 am in Video Course

VIDEO: Lesson Four – Dependencies

We’re back for our fourth video lesson. This week is all about those tricky little dependencies and to use them properly when planning a project. Video Transcript: In the real world, a dependent is someone who depends on you to support them financially or emotionally. In the project management world, it’s not so different. A dependency is commonly understood as a task that is dependent on other tasks being completed before it can move forward. However, there are several kinds of dependencies which we will cover in this video. The truth...

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VIDEO: Lesson Three – Postmortem Reports in Project Management

Posted by on 10:02 am in Video Course

VIDEO: Lesson Three – Postmortem Reports in Project Management

Hi everyone! Here’s the third lesson from our Project Management Made Easy video series. Let us know what you think! Video Transcript: Hi, welcome back for another episode of Project Management Made Easy. If you haven’t checked out our previous video on Time Estimation make sure to do so after this video! Today’s topic is all about Postmortems or what some PM’s call the project retrospective . So you just finished a project and you think you can be done with it forever? Think again. The Postmortem is one of the most important...

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