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Nov 20, 2017 by Angie Judah in Easy Projects News

Easy Projects, Version 12, Overview

Want to have your team function like a well-oiled machine; a fast moving assembly line where organization, resource planning and project visibility happen organically and workflow is smooth and systematic? Of course you do! And now, you Kan… ban! Good thing I took up Project Management and not comedy. Seriously though, the collaborative, agile work ...

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Aug 24, 2017 by Ash A. in PM Best Practices & News

How to improve your IT project management process

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Project management (PM) can be applied to nearly any industry where a project is involved. While PM has its roots in the construction and engineering industries, PM practices and principles can be applied to everything from baking lasagna to shooting a Hollywood blockbuster (both the lasagna and movie would probably turn out great). Project management ...

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Aug 16, 2017 by David Connolly in Easy Projects News

New! Easy Projects Certification

So you think you know Easy Projects? Confident you know the difference between a Portfolio and a Project or when to use a Milestone versus a Dependency?  If you answered YES to the above, then we have some very exciting news for you. We’re delighted to announce the introduction of the Easy Projects Certification Program!! ...

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Jul 27, 2017 by Ash A. in Project Management 101 & Tools

How to estimate project time and resources

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How to estimate project time and resources When a Project Manager is presented with a project and asked “Can you do this?”, “How long it will take?”, “How much resources will you require?” his immediate answers can only include that to question one, going like:  “I think so”. To answer the other two questions, he ...

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Jun 8, 2017 by Ash A. in Project Management 101 & Tools

How to Increase Project Team Effectiveness

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Teams that work well together are more productive, more effective, and ultimately, provide higher quality results in relatively less amount of time. In project management, effective teamwork is one of the most important (and also hardest) tasks to accomplish. Team building activities are a both fun and intelligent way to establish close relationships between team ...

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May 26, 2017 by Ash A. in PM Best Practices & News, Project Management 101 & Tools

How to manage multiple projects with Easy Projects: Project Manager’s guide

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Day after day, we are expected to do more than before as expectations on work output, quality, and the rapidity of expected task completion are increasing as technology advances. Juggling multiple projects is the norm for project managers today. Ask around, and you will find that project managers that have only a single project on ...

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May 16, 2017 by Pavel Aramyan in PM Best Practices & News

Alternatives to MS Project: Why cloud-based project management software like Easy Projects is becoming a strong alternative to MS Project

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As far back as in 1984, Microsoft revolutionized the project management (PM) field by introducing their Microsoft Project application. Indeed, Project’s innovative approach to developing a plan and tracking progress was God-given for managers of the time. However, the reality has immensely changed. Today the ‘cloud’ seems to be dominating everywhere – starting from website backup ...

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May 8, 2017 by Ash A. in PM Best Practices & News

Marketing Team Productivity: How to Improve It

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Productive (adjective) – producing, or being able to produce, large amounts of outputs. In today’s business world, being productive has become a necessity for every employee, and every team out there. In fact, the word “productivity” is used to such an extent, that most people can’t tell the difference between productivity and effectiveness anymore. Being ...

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May 5, 2017 by Patrick Icasas in Easy Projects News

New Feature: Follower Functionality

Ever wanted to simply keep tabs on a project where you don’t have any assigned activities? To observe and get updates sent to your email, but not have it affect your own task list? In the past, you could only keep tabs on an Easy Projects task by: Expanding a user’s permissions to see tasks ...

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