project management software

Tips for getting used to project management software

As efficient and revolutionary as project management software is, not everyone is so enthusiastic about it. Perhaps it’s all too new and confusing, or perhaps people aren’t so eager to learn new things and would prefer to do things the ‘old school’ way. While every customer is unique and has specific needs and goals, here are some tips for people who want to go from hating project management software to loving it.

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project portfolio management

What is Project Portfolio Management (PPM)?

Project Portfolio Management, or PPM, is a term used to refer to the overall management of a group of projects within an organization. The projects can be grouped differently, but they are usually managed within a portfolio based on similar project characteristics. These characteristics can be based on a range of things, such as focus, price range, and goals and strategy. It all depends on what is relevant to executives within the organization using project portfolio management.

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critical chain project management

What is critical chain project management?

Critical chain project management is a method of project management which was developed by Dr. Eliyahu M. Goldratt in 1997. It differs from the traditional methods of project methods as it aims to solve problems displayed by traditional project management methods such as longer than expected durations, frequently missed deadlines, increased costs in excess of…

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IT-governance

All about IT Governance and how can it benefit your organization

When we speak of general ‘governance’, we are referring to the management of an organisation. IT governance takes this concept and applies it to the IT sector. It can be described as a framework for the leadership, organisational structures and business processes, standards and compliance to these standards, which ensure that the organisation’s IT supports…

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risk-management

The importance of an effective risk management plan

For nearly all organisations, whether big or small, risk management is extremely important. In the world of business, risk can be defined as “a probability of damage, injury, liability, loss, or any other negative occurrence that is caused by external or internal vulnerabilities, and that may be avoided through preemptive action”. It involves uncertain events which can lead to objectives…

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