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PCMag Favorite Project Management Tool Survey Results Are In

As project managers, we depend on certain tools to help steer our teams and our projects. Last year, PCMag rolled out a survey to their readers on which of these management and collaboration tools were the best. The results are in and guess what? MS Project came in second as the best tool for keeping…

Automate Project Online Processes with Microsoft Flow

At the end of October Microsoft announced that its end user process automation product, Flow, had gone into “general availability.” Microsoft Flow is a cloud-based service that makes it simple to automate common tasks and business processes across your applications and services, such as Office 365, Slack, Dropbox, SalesForce.com, Dynamics 365 and others. Using Flow,…

Is Microsoft Project a Project Management Tool?

In an October 2009 article, “Best Practices for Microsoft Project, Part 1,” author Jim Park makes the statement: “Microsoft Project isn’t a project management tool. Let me repeat that last sentence: Microsoft Project is not a project management tool. It was developed as a schedule tracking application, but has become accepted over the years as…

Best Practices for Microsoft Project, Part 1

No matter what features Microsoft introduces into its latest release of Microsoft Project, it will forever fail to address some basic needs for project managers as they approach the tool. Here are six practical suggestions when using any version of Microsoft Project. Understand the Challenges to Using Microsoft Project There’s a reason that spreadsheets are…

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