Which Software will Give Your Project Management a Boost?

Project management is the process of creating and putting a plan into motion in order to reach specific goals and have a successful outcome. For any business, project management is important — in fact, without it, no company would really have a lot of success. Luckily, there exists software that can aid businesses with project management. These software options work to make your life and the lives of your team members as simple and convenient as they possibly can. They make project management feel like a walk in the park. If you haven’t already, you absolutely have to give some of these software options a try.

Procore

Procore is all about collaboration amongst any project management team. It includes a project directory, email tracking, and scheduling for when you want to record down appropriate times and dates for completing parts of the project. Procore also includes options for revising and organizing your drawn out plans. It allows you to collaborate with your team from anyplace at any time — and as we know, there is no teamwork without strong collaboration. You need to be able to reach your team, and Procore allows you to do so. You can trust Procore to ease along your project management process.

ERP Software

ERP Software, or Enterprise Resource Planning software, may be just what you need to meet your team’s project management needs. It allows members of your team to collaborate, organize, and save all of its data while managing a project. This is an extremely straightforward way to get things done and it is also a great form of data management.  If you’re looking for simple and to the point, then ERP software is a very reasonable choice for your company when it comes to project management. ERP software is the way to go if you want to keep things traditional in terms of the software you’re using. ERP is basic and to the point, but don’t let that fool you — it will get the job done.

Clarizen

Clarizen exists to get rid of double-work in companies and to increase productivity and successful results. Its features include dashboards which result in full visibility of everything that is going on with a project, interface that is easy to use for any and all members of the project management group, manual adaption to your workflows, and full security. Clarizen is a great choice for any company with project management software needs.  Afterall, it’s neat, promotes progress, and won’t let you down in your time of need.

Wrike

If you’re looking to manage multiple projects with one type of software, then choosing to use Wrike is a decision worth making.  You can easily view the big picture or you can look at projects individually — Wrike lets you do both. With Wrike, you can also expect up-to-date reporting and analytics. Another great feature of Wrike is that you can customize it specifically to meet your team’s needs — it’s easily adaptable to however you need it to be for your project management needs. If you’re looking for a software option that will cater to your every day, then you should definitely consider Wrike.

Podio

If you want all of your conversations and files in one place, then Podio is a great way to go. You can add comments, view the status of a project, and add files to the conversation. Additionally, Podio works with many popular work tools, including Google Drive, Microsoft Exchange, Google Calendar, and Dropbox. Podio also creates transparency within the company and helps to build strong team relationships through its one-of-a-kind format. Finally, the customer support at Podio, should there be any problems, consists of real human beings. This way, you get a personal and familiar experience out of Podio.

You want your project management to be clean and efficient.  You want it to work for you rather than cause additional issues, like technical errors and poor collaboration. For this reason, the software options listed above work hard to make sure that you have the most convenient experience possible during the course of your project.  If you are considering software options for easing the process of project management, you now have some terrific options to make your choices from. Choose one or choose multiple softwares, but either way, just remember that they exist to make your life less stressful. Work hard, collaborate, and remember — there is no project management without teamwork!

 

Ami Sanghvi is an SEO & Outreach Intern at The Marketing Zen Group and writes content on behalf of the project management experts at TGO Consulting. In her spare time, she can be found writing poetry, reading, or sketching. Tweet her @AmiJSanghvi or connect with her on LinkedIn.

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From tech entrepreneur to business owner, from accomplished academic to widely published writer, Vivek Wadhwa is an agent of innovation and disruption. His research, which has been supported by several grants from the Kauffman Foundation and by the Sloan Foundation, has been cited in thousands of national and international media outlets since 2007 and has…

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Which Software will Give Your Project Management a Boost?

Project management is the process of creating and putting a plan into motion in order to reach specific goals and have a successful outcome. For any business, project management is important — in fact, without it, no company would really have a lot of success. Luckily, there exists software that can aid businesses with project management. These software options work to make your life and the lives of your team members as simple and convenient as they possibly can. They make project management feel like a walk in the park. If you haven’t already, you absolutely have to give some of these software options a try.

Procore

Procore is all about collaboration amongst any project management team. It includes a project directory, email tracking, and scheduling for when you want to record down appropriate times and dates for completing parts of the project. Procore also includes options for revising and organizing your drawn out plans. It allows you to collaborate with your team from anyplace at any time — and as we know, there is no teamwork without strong collaboration. You need to be able to reach your team, and Procore allows you to do so. You can trust Procore to ease along your project management process.

ERP Software

ERP Software, or Enterprise Resource Planning software, may be just what you need to meet your team’s project management needs. It allows members of your team to collaborate, organize, and save all of its data while managing a project. This is an extremely straightforward way to get things done and it is also a great form of data management.  If you’re looking for simple and to the point, then ERP software is a very reasonable choice for your company when it comes to project management. ERP software is the way to go if you want to keep things traditional in terms of the software you’re using. ERP is basic and to the point, but don’t let that fool you — it will get the job done.

Clarizen

Clarizen exists to get rid of double-work in companies and to increase productivity and successful results. Its features include dashboards which result in full visibility of everything that is going on with a project, interface that is easy to use for any and all members of the project management group, manual adaption to your workflows, and full security. Clarizen is a great choice for any company with project management software needs.  Afterall, it’s neat, promotes progress, and won’t let you down in your time of need.

Wrike

If you’re looking to manage multiple projects with one type of software, then choosing to use Wrike is a decision worth making.  You can easily view the big picture or you can look at projects individually — Wrike lets you do both. With Wrike, you can also expect up-to-date reporting and analytics. Another great feature of Wrike is that you can customize it specifically to meet your team’s needs — it’s easily adaptable to however you need it to be for your project management needs. If you’re looking for a software option that will cater to your every day, then you should definitely consider Wrike.

Podio

If you want all of your conversations and files in one place, then Podio is a great way to go. You can add comments, view the status of a project, and add files to the conversation. Additionally, Podio works with many popular work tools, including Google Drive, Microsoft Exchange, Google Calendar, and Dropbox. Podio also creates transparency within the company and helps to build strong team relationships through its one-of-a-kind format. Finally, the customer support at Podio, should there be any problems, consists of real human beings. This way, you get a personal and familiar experience out of Podio.

You want your project management to be clean and efficient.  You want it to work for you rather than cause additional issues, like technical errors and poor collaboration. For this reason, the software options listed above work hard to make sure that you have the most convenient experience possible during the course of your project.  If you are considering software options for easing the process of project management, you now have some terrific options to make your choices from. Choose one or choose multiple softwares, but either way, just remember that they exist to make your life less stressful. Work hard, collaborate, and remember — there is no project management without teamwork!

 

Ami Sanghvi is an SEO & Outreach Intern at The Marketing Zen Group and writes content on behalf of the project management experts at TGO Consulting. In her spare time, she can be found writing poetry, reading, or sketching. Tweet her @AmiJSanghvi or connect with her on LinkedIn.

2016’s Top 25 Project Management Apps

Suzie Blaszkiewicz, market analyst and content editor at GetApp, a website offering comparisons of project management software, just released a new report on 2016’s Top 25 Project Management Apps. We asked Suzie share some highlights of the findings: GetApp’s new report ranks the 25 Top Project Management apps in the marketplace right now. What exactly…

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The Project Management Institute’s PMO of the Year Award honors a PMO that has demonstrated superior organizational project management abilities by adding value to its organization through its support of successful strategic initiatives. I had the pleasure to interview Sarina Arcari, VP of Business Solutions at Wellpoint, whose PMO has taken the top honor. The…

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When you need to hire a project management consulting firm, knowing in advance exactly what services you are getting and how much they will cost you gives control and peace of mind. Innovative firms are thinking differently about how they charge for their consulting services and they are offering creative ways to package Project Management…

Don’t wait until kick-off to obtain buy-in for your project

A project manager asked: In order to obtain buy-in from your Project Stakeholders at Kick-off, what are some key points to communicate or clear up front? This is one of the fatal mistakes project managers make. If you wait until the kick-off for stakeholders to give their buy-in for the project, it is way too…

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In this second installment in this series on how to break into project management, Bruce Harpham, the author of Project Management Hacks, shows us how to tun a process into a project. Getting your start in project management doesn’t have to be difficult. You just need a clear strategy to get started. Learning your way…

ERP Projects: The Complete Survival Manual-Part 1

Managing your first ERP project is the ultimate challenge you will face in your career as a project manager. In this video series, I will share with you practical strategies, tips, and technique so you are prepared to manage these complex projects effectively:   Chapter 1: Chapter 2: Chapter 3: Chapter 4:

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From tech entrepreneur to business owner, from accomplished academic to widely published writer, Vivek Wadhwa is an agent of innovation and disruption. His research, which has been supported by several grants from the Kauffman Foundation and by the Sloan Foundation, has been cited in thousands of national and international media outlets since 2007 and has…

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Open-source has been gaining momentum for some time now. It seems that every year, more companies have been adopting open-source solutions to meet their business objectives. In fact, the results of the 2013 Future of Open Source Survey revealed that 62 percent of respondents believe that more than 50 percent of purchased software will be…

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  This post is brought to you by ProjectTMA – Tailored Microsoft Project training and MS project related services to help you develop robust schedules which meet your unique business goals.   Cloud Computing, Bring Your Own Device, Social Media, Big Data. With all the new and changing technologies we must learn about and manage…

Which Software will Give Your Project Management a Boost?

Project management is the process of creating and putting a plan into motion in order to reach specific goals and have a successful outcome. For any business, project management is important — in fact, without it, no company would really have a lot of success. Luckily, there exists software that can aid businesses with project management. These software options work to make your life and the lives of your team members as simple and convenient as they possibly can. They make project management feel like a walk in the park. If you haven’t already, you absolutely have to give some of these software options a try.

Procore

Procore is all about collaboration amongst any project management team. It includes a project directory, email tracking, and scheduling for when you want to record down appropriate times and dates for completing parts of the project. Procore also includes options for revising and organizing your drawn out plans. It allows you to collaborate with your team from anyplace at any time — and as we know, there is no teamwork without strong collaboration. You need to be able to reach your team, and Procore allows you to do so. You can trust Procore to ease along your project management process.

ERP Software

ERP Software, or Enterprise Resource Planning software, may be just what you need to meet your team’s project management needs. It allows members of your team to collaborate, organize, and save all of its data while managing a project. This is an extremely straightforward way to get things done and it is also a great form of data management.  If you’re looking for simple and to the point, then ERP software is a very reasonable choice for your company when it comes to project management. ERP software is the way to go if you want to keep things traditional in terms of the software you’re using. ERP is basic and to the point, but don’t let that fool you — it will get the job done.

Clarizen

Clarizen exists to get rid of double-work in companies and to increase productivity and successful results. Its features include dashboards which result in full visibility of everything that is going on with a project, interface that is easy to use for any and all members of the project management group, manual adaption to your workflows, and full security. Clarizen is a great choice for any company with project management software needs.  Afterall, it’s neat, promotes progress, and won’t let you down in your time of need.

Wrike

If you’re looking to manage multiple projects with one type of software, then choosing to use Wrike is a decision worth making.  You can easily view the big picture or you can look at projects individually — Wrike lets you do both. With Wrike, you can also expect up-to-date reporting and analytics. Another great feature of Wrike is that you can customize it specifically to meet your team’s needs — it’s easily adaptable to however you need it to be for your project management needs. If you’re looking for a software option that will cater to your every day, then you should definitely consider Wrike.

Podio

If you want all of your conversations and files in one place, then Podio is a great way to go. You can add comments, view the status of a project, and add files to the conversation. Additionally, Podio works with many popular work tools, including Google Drive, Microsoft Exchange, Google Calendar, and Dropbox. Podio also creates transparency within the company and helps to build strong team relationships through its one-of-a-kind format. Finally, the customer support at Podio, should there be any problems, consists of real human beings. This way, you get a personal and familiar experience out of Podio.

You want your project management to be clean and efficient.  You want it to work for you rather than cause additional issues, like technical errors and poor collaboration. For this reason, the software options listed above work hard to make sure that you have the most convenient experience possible during the course of your project.  If you are considering software options for easing the process of project management, you now have some terrific options to make your choices from. Choose one or choose multiple softwares, but either way, just remember that they exist to make your life less stressful. Work hard, collaborate, and remember — there is no project management without teamwork!

 

Ami Sanghvi is an SEO & Outreach Intern at The Marketing Zen Group and writes content on behalf of the project management experts at TGO Consulting. In her spare time, she can be found writing poetry, reading, or sketching. Tweet her @AmiJSanghvi or connect with her on LinkedIn.

2016’s Top 25 Project Management Apps

Suzie Blaszkiewicz, market analyst and content editor at GetApp, a website offering comparisons of project management software, just released a new report on 2016’s Top 25 Project Management Apps. We asked Suzie share some highlights of the findings: GetApp’s new report ranks the 25 Top Project Management apps in the marketplace right now. What exactly…

PMO of the Year Award Winner: An interview with Sarina Arcari

The Project Management Institute’s PMO of the Year Award honors a PMO that has demonstrated superior organizational project management abilities by adding value to its organization through its support of successful strategic initiatives. I had the pleasure to interview Sarina Arcari, VP of Business Solutions at Wellpoint, whose PMO has taken the top honor. The…

How to buy Project Management Consulting Services: Service as a Product (SaaP)

When you need to hire a project management consulting firm, knowing in advance exactly what services you are getting and how much they will cost you gives control and peace of mind. Innovative firms are thinking differently about how they charge for their consulting services and they are offering creative ways to package Project Management…

Don’t wait until kick-off to obtain buy-in for your project

A project manager asked: In order to obtain buy-in from your Project Stakeholders at Kick-off, what are some key points to communicate or clear up front? This is one of the fatal mistakes project managers make. If you wait until the kick-off for stakeholders to give their buy-in for the project, it is way too…

How to Break into Project Management-Part 2

In this second installment in this series on how to break into project management, Bruce Harpham, the author of Project Management Hacks, shows us how to tun a process into a project. Getting your start in project management doesn’t have to be difficult. You just need a clear strategy to get started. Learning your way…

ERP Projects: The Complete Survival Manual-Part 1

Managing your first ERP project is the ultimate challenge you will face in your career as a project manager. In this video series, I will share with you practical strategies, tips, and technique so you are prepared to manage these complex projects effectively:   Chapter 1: Chapter 2: Chapter 3: Chapter 4:

Effect of Culture on Innovation – A Conversation with Vivek Wadhwa

From tech entrepreneur to business owner, from accomplished academic to widely published writer, Vivek Wadhwa is an agent of innovation and disruption. His research, which has been supported by several grants from the Kauffman Foundation and by the Sloan Foundation, has been cited in thousands of national and international media outlets since 2007 and has…

5 Great Open Source Project Management Platforms

Open-source has been gaining momentum for some time now. It seems that every year, more companies have been adopting open-source solutions to meet their business objectives. In fact, the results of the 2013 Future of Open Source Survey revealed that 62 percent of respondents believe that more than 50 percent of purchased software will be…

How to be a happy project manager – Part 4

  This post is brought to you by ProjectTMA – Tailored Microsoft Project training and MS project related services to help you develop robust schedules which meet your unique business goals.   Cloud Computing, Bring Your Own Device, Social Media, Big Data. With all the new and changing technologies we must learn about and manage…