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Project Scheduling – The Central Piece Of Project Management Software

Project scheduling should be considered the central piece of any project management software. Without the possibility to easily schedule all the tasks of a project there would be little expectation regarding the efficiency of controlling complex projects. However, project management planning or scheduling software should simplify a project managers work …

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Tips And Common Practices For Project Managers

project management planning with a Gantt Chart

Nowadays almost any manager uses some kind of project management planning and control software and the reason for this is simple: software can help and ease a lot the work of any person. Many experienced project managers have created over time a knowledge base of tips and tricks that they …

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What is a Gantt Chart?

project management planning with a Gantt Chart

When Henry Gantt invented his planning chart is was actually used for scheduling resources in a machine tool shop in the 1910s.  Patrick Weaver has an exclent article describing the historic use of a Gantt chart at  http://pmworldjournal.net/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/PMWJ5-Dec2012-WEAVER-Henry-Gantt-Debunking-Myths-Featured-Paper.pdf. Interestingly Henry Gantt did not work on project management at all, he …

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How To Manage Projects Using Baselines

Baselines in RationalPlan Project Management Software

A baseline as the name suggests is a line that is being used as a base for future measurement. It is a reference. In Project Management, the term baseline refers to an accepted and approved project plan. Usually known as project baseline, it is a must for a project manager …

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Working With Subprojects And Master Projects

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Managing projects is not a trivial job. You need to have the necessary skills, experience and of course the right project management tools to help you. But when it comes to managing large projects things are becoming even more complicated. Sometimes companies need to manage large projects that extend on …

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