How AI is Going to Transform Project Management for the Better

The Project Management Institute (PMI) defines project management as ‘the application of knowledge, skills, tools, and techniques to project activities to meet the project requirements’. Project management had always been practised informally but has recently emerged as a formal profession due to the demand for specific skills and domain knowledge required for project management. Today, project management has come a long way. Long enough to warrant discussions about the impact that Artificial Intelligence (you can’t escape it) could have on the domain. By now, most industries have accepted that Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning are not dystopian nightmarish technologies that […]

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Fetch These Reports to Get the Best Out of Your PM Tool

Reporting is the essence of efficient project management. Without reporting you may as well take out the word “management” out of project management, because if you don’t know what the status of the project is, the resource availability and where the project is heading, your project is pretty much doomed. However, creating good project reports requires skills and consumes valuable time. The skill part is for the project manager to imbibe, but even a simple project management system can help you fetch multiple reports at the click of a button. Let’s dive in and discuss the various aspects of project […]

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How to plan a Website: 6 Steps to get you thinking

Looking to launch your website but not entirely sure how to plan it? We’re here to help. But first before we get into how to plan a website, let me just highlight some surprising project planning statistics: An astounding 97% of organizations believe project management is critical to business performance and organizational success. (Source: PricewaterhouseCoopers) For every $1 billion invested in the United States, $122 million was wasted due to lacking project performance. (Source: PMI.org) Fewer than a third of all projects were successfully completed on time and on budget over the past year. (Source: Standish Group) All this to say, […]

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Managing Software Development Projects with Scrum

When you sit down to think about your USP – Unique Selling Proposition that gives your Web Design and Development business a competitive advantage over other companies, Price, Quality, Efficiency and Reliability are obvious metrics you will consider. To deliver on these, there are multiple processes that need to be put in place and today we will explore one very critical aspect. Project Management is extremely critical to any business, let alone the Design and Development Business. The basics of project management include: Assessing incoming work Streamlining projects Assigning tasks to the team Managing communication with the client for requirements […]

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Delivering on Time: Why it’s Important for the Web Design & Development Industry

While roping in the big clients is certainly not an easy job, I believe it’s still only half the job. The considerable other half of the job is the management bit – communication, deliverables and deadlines. Most people do not see Web Project Management as an important or necessary part of the web services business. But is it? In this blog post, we point out the three most important reasons why project management is not only necessary but critical for business growth. Let’s start by understanding who a project manager in the web development & design area is and what […]

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