Category Archives: Project Management

Project Management for the Developer with Don Clark

Once again, Don Clark from FileMaker Pro Gurus and I have joined together to create a series of three videos. This time, we’re talking project management for the developer, specifically in how it is beneficial to a developer and/or subcontractor.

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Project Managers – The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

Project managers have so many shoes to fill. (Review my last post to see what I’m talking about.) Some project managers are really good; some are bad; and, some are outright ugly.

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The Ideal Project Manager

When you tackle fulfilling the ideal project manager role, you should know that it is a challenging one. Attention-to-detail, multitasking, and organizational skill sets are necessary to help everyone on the team stay organized and on schedule.

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Project Management for Developers

Two weeks ago, I shared my thoughts on project management tools for developers. So, now that you’ve chosen your tool, how does project management for developers work?

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Project Management Tools for FileMaker Developers

Which project management tools should I consider? Which is the best one? Which one fits my needs perfectly? These are all questions I get in my role as a project management consultant to FileMaker custom software developers. Here’s a brief … Continue reading

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5 Common Project Management Discrepancies

Lean or Agile, XP or PRiSM – if you’re a beginner in the field of project management, the methodology you choose will not make any big difference. It’s time to focus on the basics instead since they are what determine … Continue reading

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Elusive Moose: Guest Posts on Project Management

I was honored to be invited to be a guest blogger for Elusive Moose. I shared project management strategies and potential tools for project management processes. You can read the posts in their entirety through the links provided, but I’ve … Continue reading

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Managing Projects Across Multiple Solutions

I’m a firm believer in having one place to go for all of your to-dos so you can prioritize. If you are managing projects across multiple solutions though, that isn’t always possible.

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Proactive Project Management for Improved Business Health

The other morning, while walking the dog, I got a metaphorical lesson in proactive project management that I wanted to share. Plus, it is an excuse to add pictures to a blog post of our awesome dog, Shelby. (He is … Continue reading

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9 Tips for Starting Projects on Time

Starting projects on time leads to finishing projects on time. But, how do you know when to start? Using planning a multiple course meal as an example, here are nine tips to make sure that you are starting projects on time.

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