“Are there any good sources of information that I can use as we start to implement better management of our projects?” – that’s the question we were asked during one of the recent training sessions.
Yes, there are plenty of really good resources on the web-site dedicated to the best project management practices, advice and discussions.
Managing scope is the way PMs get through a project. If scope is managed well, the impacts on the timeline, quality and budget will be understood when the scope changes are requested. If scope is not managed, you will have scope creep (the process of never-ending additions and changes to what you are supposed to be doing) and you might get to the end of the project and find you haven’t delivered on the original scope. Or, you might never get to the point where people agree your project is done.
[+] More filters in Calendar
[*] Limited Access users now see assigned and own activities only
[-] Fixed double values in filters after project duplication
[-] Fixed minor bugs
Few weeks ago our support team received an interesting question from a client. She asked: “If a project was finished, but new things came up, should I just reopen the project and add a new activity or create a new project, instead?”
That’s a tricky one and, as you probably suspect, the answer is: “It depends.”
Let’s review some of the common scenarios and possible solutions.
As a project management software vendor we talk to literally hundreds of organizations every month. Quite often the same reason is given to explain why they’re looking for a project management tool: “We are very busy and constantly putting out fires. So we need to improve the planning and tracking of our projects. Can your product help us?”