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The Ten Laws of Legal Project Management

Over the next few articles, I’ll introduce the Ten Laws of (Legal) Project Management and then go into some of them in practical, how-do-I-apply-this detail. Why ten? It feels like about the right number, a manageable number that sums up basic project management maxims and guidelines. (I hear one of you saying, That’s as high as he can count without taking off his shoes. I know who you are, too.) 1. First Effectiveness, Then Efficiency Efficiency is doing things right, but effectiveness is doi...
Tags: Law, Hamlet, Gantt, Barnardo, Practice Of Law, Helmuth von Moltke, Claudius


Ten Task Management Tools To Boost Team Productivity (2019)

As the name itself suggests, a task management tool is designed to help teams and individuals manage the tasks of a project efficiently, effectively, and on schedule. Many people believed task management as a process that revolves entirely around managing tasks and to-do lists. But that’s not true, right? Most of the task management software systems available today incorporate features and functionalities that respond to all your needs. From enhancing team collaboration via quick group chats to...
Tags: Google, Blogging, Internet Marketing, Todoist, Gantt, Huffington, Vartika Kashyap, ProofHub, NASA Disney Taco Bell, Hibox Hibox, Hibox, Glip, Smartsheet Smartsheet, Google Apps Salesforce Dropbox, Centrallo Centrallo, LinkedIn Top Voices


The 15 Best Team Management Apps for Small Business Users

Some 4.3 million employees now work from home at least half the time. This figure is expected to grow to 50% of the US workforce working remotely by 2020. Cloud-based technology is paving the way for the remote working phenomenon we are fully entrenched in, allowing businesses and their teams to communicate and collaborate like they were located under the same roof. Best Team Management Apps If you’re a small business looking for more efficient ways to manage your team remotely, take a look a...
Tags: US, Sales, Gantt, Gitter, Zapier, Zoho, Zoho Projects, Product Lists, Zapier Zapier, Asana Asana, Zoho Projects Zoho Projects, Zoho Docs Zoho, Binfire Binfire, Quire Quire, Podio Podio


SC braces for what could be record flooding

Georgetown, S.C. resident Lee Gantt owns a home built in 1737 which she says hasn't flooded from the Sampit River since it was built. Tuesday, as she watches the river rise from Florence's rains, Gantt is wondering if the luck finally runs out. (Sept. 25)
Tags: News, Florence, Gantt, Georgetown, Lee Gantt, Sampit River


Visualizing Time: A Project Management How-To Using Google Sheets

Posted by R0bin_L0rdThe short version of this post: Project management is a vital part of our job as marketers, but planning and visualizing projects over time is hard, so I’ve created a set of Google Sheets to make that work easier for you. I’ve found this system helpful in a number of ways, so I’m sharing my templates here in case it’ll make your day a bit shorter. I’ll start off with a brief overview of what the sheets do, but in the latter section of this post I’ll also go into greater depth...
Tags: Google, Seo, Gantt, Google Sheet, Google Sheets, Smartsheet, R0bin_L0rd, Filterable Gantt, Month View tab First, RegExmatch Gantt


Team Diversity, Conflict and the Need for Robust Discussion – Part 1

This is the first of a two part series exploring how teams can operate effectively in organizations and environments characterized by complexity and constant change. Each of us works in multiple teams. Think law firm partnership meetings, law firm committees and practice groups, professional organizational teams, project teams, pro bono teams, multi-disciplinary teams working on a large client file, etc. In the “old days”, teams were stable and relatively homogeneous. They set goals, used Gantt ...
Tags: Law, Gantt, David Lewis, Dispute Resolution, Alison Reynolds, Adam Kahane, Zaid Hassan, Dorothy Thompson Adam Grant


Need Charts and Graphs for Your Biz? Vizzlo Does them in Seconds

Sponsored Post Creating graphs and charts to present your business data used to be time intensive and costly, if you outsourced the job. Vizzlo has removed both of these barriers so you can easily create these documents in minutes. Vizzlo is a browser based application which helps you to create visual renditions of your data with charts and graphs. Unlike the complexities of traditional presentation tools, the only thing Vizzlo requires is very basic computer skills. However, the simplicity of ...
Tags: Sponsored, Sales, Product Reviews, Gantt, Vizzlo


Ganttic: The Modern Gantt-chart Tool For Your Events [Review]

Ganttic is an online platform for resource planning, scheduling, and management using a Gantt-chart overview. Here is our review. Ganttic: What Is It? Ganttic is a high-level planning tool for anyone that has a ton of resources to keep an eye. It can schedule projects, people, facilities, and equipment and allows you to create visual […] The post Ganttic: The Modern Gantt-chart Tool For Your Events [Review] by EventMB Team appeared first on http://www.EventManagerBlog.com
Tags: Reviews, Review, Gantt, GTD, Event Technology, Event Management Software, Eventtech, EventMB Team, Gantt Chart


Lee Gantt’s Debut Single “Ruined This Town” Added To Multiple Country Radio Stations

Plus, Gantt announces performance with Dustin Lynch in Columbus for WCOL's Red, White & Country concert. Lee Gantt Ruined This Town NASHVILLE, Tenn. – “Ruined This Town,” the debut single from Lee Gantt's Casa Blvd EP has been gaining momentum since being added to radio playlists throughout the U.S. Radio stations that have added “Ruined This Town” to their rotation are: Ohio's WCLT, Arkansas' KCNY, Louisiana's KQKI, Missouri's KCLQ & KICK-FM, Illinois' WMCI, Oklahoma's KWHW & KEYB, Texas' KY...
Tags: Country Music, Guns, Ohio, Louisiana, Dublin, Columbus, Jason Aldean, Eric Church, Lee, Gantt, Ohio State University, Nashville Tenn, COLUMBUS Ohio, George Jones, Dustin Lynch, Hank Williams Jr


SodeaSoft Gnt Planning 3.0.0.0

Plannings of Gantt, estimated, of projects
Tags: Software, SodeaSoft Gnt Planning, Gantt


A New Approach to Feature Requests

A few months ago, I got this email from a customer:It would be wonderful if there was a way to tag/assign forwarded emails to specific task lists within client projects. The “email forwards” section is really cumbersome on large scope client projects where we have lots of balls in the air at once.It’s pretty straightforward. Our app doesn’t have this feature and they would like it to be added. It’s a feature request. Our support team sees a dozen or so feature requests every day.Deciding how to ...
Tags: Google, Blogging, Shirley, Annie, Signal, Basecamp, Gantt, Jeff, Chris Spiek, Jobs-to-be-done, Ryan Singer, Customer-support, Customer-research, Interview Meet Annie


How many customers do you need?

By now, it’s occurred to you that the holidays are not coming back, it isn’t getting warmer any time soon and you’d better get at it. It’s about this time every year that businesses really get serious about attracting and winning new customers. What happens next is as predictable as the gyms being packed in January. Businesses put together these elaborate, grandiose plans that come with Gantt charts, calendars, and color-coding. But even with all that planning, two key questions are rarely aske...
Tags: Branding, Gantt


Turning a bar chart into a Gantt diagram

Project Gantt charts are a pain to create in PowerPoint. Screen dumps from professional project management software are too detailed and don't have the right look & feel. Manually resizing blocks is tedious, and oh boy, what if you have to add or change an activity...I often use a disguised stacked bar chart to create project flow charts in PowerPoint. First, you need to look at the content. Like my approach with all data charts, project plans should not be copy pasted directly into PowerPoint. ...
Tags: Powerpoint, Concepts, Project Management, Layout, Speaking, Gantt, PowerPoint Screen


Getting started with OpenProject

There are excellent open source alternatives to most proprietary software apps, and OpenProject is one great example. An easy-to-use, feature-rich application for project management and team collaboration, OpenProject includes agile and scrum functionalities, issue and bug tracking, Gantt charts, and more.read more
Tags: Linux, Gantt


Knowing These 3 Secrets will Boost Your Business Productivity

Internal productivity has become quite the commodity in today’s business landscape. A recent study by the United States Department of Labor found that productivity rates are on a slow decline. This poses a huge challenge for long-term business growth. Most entrepreneurs have their own personal methodology of conducting the day-to-day. This can make it easy to overlook the notion of having well-defined internal processes during the startup stage. However, the early stages of business are a criti...
Tags: Sales, Gantt, Small Business Operations, United States Department of Labor, Culture Amp, Make Internal Communication Instantaneous


Top 20 Tools To Boost Team’s Productivity

Pulling together a collaborative and productive team with all the right skills to grow your business could be the hard part. This challenge happens far more often than you would think. But the good news is that you can overcome your team’s productivity issues with the right tools. There is a sea of tools out there for every facet of team productivity. In this article, we will narrow down the choice and take a look at the top tools that every member of your team can use to boost their effectiven...
Tags: Google, Microsoft, Blogging, Software, Silicon Valley, Skype, Gantt, Fleep, Slack Slack, Communication Tools, Chanty Chanty, Fleep Fleep, Wrike Wrike


How to work with Gantt Charts?

How to Work with Gantt Charts A major challenge on projects is that you make sure you have a robust, detailed project schedule. A schedule helps you see how long the project will take and how much effort needs to go into it. If you get it wrong it can be a costly and time-consuming mistake. Gantt charts are a great tool to display your project schedule in a way that makes it easy to see what needs to be done on the project. So here are 5 steps to working with Gantt charts... Step 1: ...
Tags: Microsoft, Sales, Project Management, Gantt, Umasree, IT Tips


Tools to Enhance Productivity and Focus at Work

The following is a list of effective and useful tools used by millions of people around the world to add productivity to their work hours. ProofHub ProofHub is a popular and versatile project management software , which helps teams to deliver projects in time, collaborate with team members and stakeholders and do a lot more on the same platform.  It is an amazing tool which helps team members to enhance productivity and focus at workplace. This is possible because it offers a number of ...
Tags: Productivity, Facebook, Sales, Company Culture, Ifttt, Growth Hacking, Gantt, Flowstate, Sanebox, IFTTT IFTTT, Creativity In Business, Productivity Hacks, Focus Booster, Work Productivity, Focus Booster Focus Booster, Nate Weiner Pocket


7 Blog Posts That Will Change the Way You Think About Product Roadmaps

Product roadmaps are common fixtures in most industries and every bit as common as business plans. Every business has its unique take on the process and many try to establish their roadmap as a virtual competitive advantage. Unfortunately, most fall into the same category as your average business plan — a pile of hopes with subheadings. Here, we look at seven of our favorite blog posts on product roadmaps. Each post will challenge the way you think about planning and will offer a different view ...
Tags: Startups, Noah, David, Ruby, Accelerators, Jared, Daniel, Gantt, Marty, Cody, Noah Weiss, Daniel Schmidt, Jared Spool, David Heinemeier Hansson, Cody Simms, DHH


4 Reasons Why Project Management Can Help You Grow

It is important for every business, regardless of its size, to run its operations as effectively as possible. This is why project management is critical. Project management sounds easy. Just implement project management software and keep track of the projects, and you are on track. But it’s not! Successful project management requires a team of individuals with different talents and skills who can plan and execute projects seamlessly. The Project Management Institute’s Pulse of the Profession re...
Tags: Productivity, Business, US, Intel, Kpmg, Project Management, Project Manager, Gantt, PMO, Small Business Advice, Increasing Productivity, Project Management Institute, Project Management Office PMO, Intel Project, Utilitizing, Workzone


3 Reasons Why Marketers Need Project Management Tools

Marketers live and die by their automation solutions. Without them, everything is done manually, doesn’t scale, takes too much time, and ultimately descends into chaos. It would seem marketers don’t need any other tools. However, marketers often work with other teams across the organization like developers, product management, and even the accounting folks. And in that work, there’s a lot of time and energy spent passing information back and forth between those teams, who are, you guessed it, us...
Tags: Marketing, B2b, Modern Marketing, Gantt, Consumer


How I Raised A $1.5M Seed Round in Austin

Recently I was fortunate enough to have raised a seed funding round from a fantastic group of investors for my pre-product, pre-revenue B2B SaaS startup here in Austin, Texas. If you would like to read more about my company, here is the product launch and funding announcement. Raising the round was a full-time job for four months. Enough people have asked me about exactly what process I followed and what the experience was like that I thought it might help other founders if I shared what I lear...
Tags: Startups, Texas, Funding, America, Startup, Linkedin, Austin, Jeff Bezos, Austin Texas, Gantt, Josh Baer, Capital Factory, Austin Startups, Venture-capital, Definitions Cold Prospect, Gordon Daugherty


Is Your Law Firm Fulfilling Its Purpose?

I’m going to take a crack at a list of things that your law practice probably tracks and measures: The number of hours each lawyer works The number of hours each lawyer bills The amount of money the firm receives for the work it bills The percentage of that money that should be allocated to the originating partner The amount of money the firm spends to provide its services The amount of overall profit the firm generates in a given period of time The amount of that profit distributed to each equ...
Tags: Law, Gantt, Practice Of Law


Visual Tools To Boost Your Productivity At Work

Did you know that you can only be productive for about 3 hours in an 8-hour work day? One good reason is the limited concentration of humans. Aside from that, there are other factors that can eat up your time at work. Just think about meetings, lunch breaks and having small chats with your co-workers. If you aren’t careful, those 3 hours of productivity can easily go down the drain. While there are plenty of methods and tools which you can use to organize your work and enhance your focus, not al...
Tags: Productivity, Business, Workplace, Lifehacks, Gantt, Fishbone Diagrams Fishbone


How to Manage Your Business with Teamwork Projects

It’s not without reason that Teamwork Projects was voted one of the best project management services around. In a sea full of solutions promising to take the pain out of multi-member collaborations, Teamwork Projects stands out, first and foremost, for its simplicity. Especially relevant to small businesses, Teamwork Projects employs an intuitive and easy to use interface particularly suited for smaller teams. The following tools highlight the practical power of the platform. A Look at Teamwor...
Tags: Sales, Gantt, Small Business Operations, Teamwork Projects, Teamwork Project


20 Best Time Management Apps for Small Business

For small business owners, handling the ever growing number of online and off-line activities, including emails, social media notifications, text messages, phone calls and others chews up precious time. The following 20 time management apps have been designed to help you manage your time, plan well, become more productive, and more importantly stay focused on your core business operations. Time Management Apps Asana Asana is used by everyone from NASA to Intel, Samsung, Tesla, Uber, and man...
Tags: Apple, Google, Sales, Nasa, Harvard Business Review, Gantt, Product Lists, Time Management Apps Asana Asana, Intel Samsung Tesla Uber, MailChimp Slack Evernote Google, Google Calendar Exchange, Individual Startup Business and Enterprise, Focus Booster, PC Mac Linux, Alexa Siri, Standard Pro and Business


Entrepreneurs Don't Plan To Fail, They Fail To Plan

I periodically read research reports about business failures. I always find them interesting, although often they are depressing.Such as what I recently read. Which was research from Bradley University in Peoria, IL.  This research found that 70% to 80% of new businesses fail within their first year. And while this was frustrating enough to read, the research further stated that half of those companies which do survive the first year will fail within the next four years.Now, let's turn to the ca...
Tags: Startups, Don, Gantt, Dun Bradstreet, Dave Lavinsky


Gantt Chart Builder (Access) 4.2.0

Produce Gantt charts from Access databases.
Tags: Software, Gantt


6 Tools Your Small Business Needs to Succeed Online

By Joydeep Bhattacharya Get a product, get a website, and you’re set. About a decade back, this used to be the mantra that could be expected to work for most people looking to leverage the web to excel in business. Trouble is, everyone followed it, and the magic formula was not magical anymore. Sophisticated website creator solutions have raised the bar, and coupled with other similar smart tools, can help businesses grow quicker.  Here are some such tools. 1- Shopify Helping entrepreneurs set...
Tags: Business, Sales & Marketing, Shopify, Right Now, Gantt, Joydeep Bhattacharya, Shipstation


Todo List Apps for People Who Don’t Like Todo Lists

To-do list and task manager apps can be great as a second brain. They act as a repository for all of the things that we need to do but struggle to remember. These days they enable you to bring all of the things to be done everywhere you go and on whatever platform you are using, whether that be a mobile phone, tablet or PC. However, when you dump all of your tasks, appointments, and random thoughts into a to-do list app, the resultant wall of text can be hard to digest. Some app developers recog...
Tags: Google, Productivity, Cool Tools, Tasks, Lifehacks, Gantt, Stephen Covey