Category Archives: Project Management

Clear Communication: Saying No

Your custom-software project is nearing its end. But, the client is already submitting bugs, tweaks, and flat-out changes. You are out of time and out of resources, but the client wants MOAR. Saying no and setting clear expectations along the way … Continue reading

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Project Management Talent and Its Evolution

I’ve demonstrated project management talent my whole life. I remember things I did as early as 3 years old that were clear signs. And, I was in jobs where I was project managing without even realizing it. But, the first … Continue reading

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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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Project Management Process Tools

Your project management process can be built around these software tools. But, many choices exist other than the ones I’m mentioning in this post. I have actually used these in various capacities, so my input is from my experiences using … 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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6 Project Management Strategies for Software Developers

Project management strategies help you finish projects on time, on budget and within scope. Easily said, but how do you create a system around project management? These 6 tips will help you get there.

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