4 Essential Project Management Resources

1-2-3-4-5-fingers-on-hand1-resized-600Wondering how to make your project’s run more smoothly?  Are you aware of the resources available to you as a project manager?

Whether you are a project manager or a team member tackling one portion of a project, there are resources available to you that will make your project run smoother.  Continue reading “4 Essential Project Management Resources”

The Basics (really basic) of Meetings

downloadIt’s no secret that meetings are one of the downsides of a career in project management. At one point or another, we have heard someone say “I would love to get that work done and could, if I didn’t have to sit in so many meetings.”  Requirements gathering, design sessions, planning sessions, status meetings, and even meetings to prep for meetings…really, I have had to host a few of those!  With such an emphasis on collaboration, meetings aren’t going anywhere, anytime soon.  This isn’t going to be a post on how to run a meeting, I am actually going to get even more basic than that.  Similar to my post on email basics, I am reminded daily that too many people are getting the basics wrong. Continue reading “The Basics (really basic) of Meetings”

How to Manage Subcontractors Using Construction PM Software

How to Manage Subcontractors Using Construction PM Software

For medium- to enterprise-level project managers, half the battle is often simply keeping track of subcontractors. They aren’t
your employees, you aren’t their only manager, and a whole host of paperwork is required to track them and their labor.

Paperwork is old fashioned, but documentation is not, and it’s easier than ever now to create and keep such documents organized along with other job-specific files, using software. When properly implemented, construction project management software goes beyond monitoring task completion and helps with labor management as well.

There are three feature sets commonly included in construction project management (PM) software which can help you Continue reading “How to Manage Subcontractors Using Construction PM Software”