Category Archives: Productivity

Project Managers' Questions to Ask Before Starting a New Project

Five Questions You Will Regret Not Asking Yourself Before Starting a Project

No matter how good a project manager you are, these are essentials: things you should – no, ought to – no, must know and revise from time to time to ensure the success of your projects!

 

7 out of 10 Projects Fail – Why?

Not everything is rainbows and unicorns in the kingdom of project management. According to these rather sad stats, here’s what’s going on:

  • 70% of all business projects fail;
  • 17% of IT projects go so badly, they threaten the existence of the company;
  • Only 42% of organizations report having high alignment of projects to organizational strategy.

How did we (or, rather, they) come to this? There can be multiple reasons but often it happens due to the fact that the project manager failed to take all the important elements of project management into consideration and was unable to deliver as a result.

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Why Are Project Managers So Important for Business?

7 Evidences Why Project Managers Are Important for All Businesses

“A project without a critical path is like a ship without a rudder” – D. Meyer couldn’t have put it better when he was explaining the importance of project management for business. We are going to elaborate on that a bit.  

According to an Economist Intelligence report, 80% of global executives believe that project management was the main reason why their companies had managed to reverse the negative trend helping them to remain competitive during and after the period of recession. Continue reading

How to share your tracked time & screenshots with clients

In ScreenshotMonitor the typical scenario is when a freelancer (or an employee) tracks their time and a manager looks at the submitted data on the ScreenshotMonitor.com website. But what if a company works on a project for some client with whom they’d want to share the same information? Or a freelancer tracks time for himself and then would want to share it with his clients? Easy!

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How to make your remote team more productive

remote team productivity

Virtual work-spaces have replaced many traditional offices. In such a setup, co-workers contribute from different parts of the world over the internet. Most of the teammates may not ever meet each other in person during the whole project lifetime. Still in many areas such setup is the most efficient if a manager can lead the team properly. Here are some tips on how to make your remote team more productive.

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