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Safford Black

About: Safford Black

Safford Black is the founder and Chief Operating Officer of OnePager, the developers of plan communications software with the same name. OnePager is an add-on to Microsoft Project that turns project data into summary graphics in seconds. Safford has held various management positions in the technology industry for more than a decade and holds a BA in psychology and management from Rice University. Learn more about OnePager.

All Articles and Webinars by Safford Black

Webinar Recap: Best Practices for Making Use of Formulas in Microsoft Project

Written on June 20, 2019, by

Posted: April 17, 2019 Presenter: Safford Black [SB] Moderator: Kyle [Kyle]   Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of Safford Black’s Best Practices for Making Use of Formulas in Microsoft Project webinar being provided by MPUG for the convenience of our members. You may wish to use this transcript for the purposes…

Best Practices for Making Use of Formulas in Microsoft Project

Written on April 17, 2019, by

  Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs): This Webinar is eligible for 1 PMI® PDUs in the Technical category of the Talent Triangle.   Event Description: Take your Microsoft Project plans to the next level by learning how to use formulas to compute key project information. Learn when a formula will work and…

MS Project Formula Tips

Written on April 8, 2019, by

Microsoft Project formulae are a powerful way to introduce custom calculations into your project plan. Many people who may be familiar with writing formulas in Excel find Microsoft Project’s formula editor a little less intuitive, so this article will give you a basic introduction to formulas in MS Project. I hope you can get started…

Consider Bringing a Portfolio to Your Next PM Job Interview

Written on April 9, 2018, by

Would you hire an architect to build a new house if you hadn’t even seen photographs of some of his past designs? What about a plastic surgeon if you hadn’t seen proof of their past work? Sure, the plastic surgery example is a bit tongue-in-cheek, but the underlying point is not. When people are looking…

Better-than-ever Project Plans: Using Cognitive Psychology to Communicate Effectively

Written on November 16, 2016, by

Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs): This Webinar is eligible for 1 PMI® PDU in the Strategic category of the Talent Triangle. Event Description: In many ways, project management is as much about communication as it is about delivery – and communication, in turn, is tied to how the human brain works to process…

Cognitive Psychology + Project Management

Written on November 7, 2016, by

Project management is as much about communication as it is about delivery. In fact, a successful, on-time, on-budget delivery is often because of good communication, and communication is in turn tied to how the human brain works: how we understand each other, how we say one thing but mean another, or how we communicate things…

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