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We are specialists and practitioners in project management and look to share our knowledge and experience,
because we understand that every part of your planning 
touches your results.

How to Overcome the Top 5 Challenges of Remote Work

Working towards a common goal can be hard when everyone has different levels of access to the i...
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5 Tips on How to Use a Project Management Software

Most project managers use project management software to improve overall productivity and reduc...
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4 Tips on How to Build a More Productive Remote Team

The concept of working from home is far from a novel idea. In the old days, craftsmen and artis...
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7 Skills a Project Manager Needs to Have

Project managers play an important role in many organizations across various industries. They e...
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How to Become A Project Manager

A project manager is an individual who leads a team of people to accomplish all project goals w...
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How To Be Productive During Work Hours

Staying productive at work allows you to accomplish more tasks in a shorter amount of time. It ...
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A Peek into a Project Manager’s Role

A project manager has to manage the many tasks that involve overseeing a project from start to ...
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Consequences of Not Managing Project Risks (Threats & Opportunities)

Risk, as defined in the context of project management, is any future event that may or may not ...
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The Pros and Cons of Project Planning Virtually

When the COVID-19 pandemic broke out, many businesses turned to remote work and communicated wi...
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Using a blended Agile approach to manage your projects.

Over the holiday period I read a brilliant article in the Harvard Business Review (from the mag...
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Project Jargon and Nomenclature

The definition of jargon is the specific type of language used by a particular group or profess...
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The Importance of Identifying Dependencies in Project Schedules

The big difference between operational work and project work is dependencies, predecessors and ...
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The Purpose of a Project Network Diagram

Many project managers have challenges in meeting their deadlines and completing projects on tim...
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Measuring Project Planning Performance with TVC

Task Value to Cost ratio Putting together a project plan takes a lot of time and effort. Keep...
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The Process for Planning a Project

This article picks up from an earlier article called ‘The Process for Scoping a Project’. The f...
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How OVERGantt Helps with Productivity

Project managers need to manage schedules, track progress, and communicate with different peopl...
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The importance of identifying dependencies in Project Schedules

The big difference between operational work and project work is dependencies, predecessors, and...
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Project Scheduling Methods – One size doesn’t fit all

Add Your Heading Text Here I have been involved in scheduling projects for the past 46 years. I...
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Pushmi-Pullyu (part 2) Pull Planning Secrets Revealed

Pushmi-Pullyu part 1 outlines a brief history of project planning and scheduling tools, includi...
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Pushmi-Pullyu (part 1) Dr. Dolittle’s Contribution to Project Planning

I was introduced to project planning and scheduling back in 1994. My mentor is Dean Kyle P.Eng,...
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The Process for Scoping a Project

Process – Stage 1 Initiation Define the purpose. The first part of any project is to confirm wh...
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Puzzling Over Projects

In the first course I took in Microsoft Project, back in 1997, we spent 2 days working on a cas...
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