What users want from project software: A case study

September 26, 2014

Pawel Wieckowski from GlaxoSmithKline presented a case study on their project software deployment at the Gartner PPM & IT Summit earlier this year. He started off by saying that they defined who would be using the tool. Users, he said, fell into the following categories: Project management community Project Management Office Senior management The whole […]

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Software review: Comindware Project

September 24, 2014

General information Name: Comindware Project Vendor: Comindware Hosting options: Web hosted and locally hosted Cost:Cloud service starts at $29.99 per user per month for up to 9 users. On-premise service starts at $450 per user (a lot, but that’s a one-off fee). Fees decrease the more users you have. Languages:English Currency: No currency options that […]

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Project Management news round up for September 2014

September 22, 2014

As it’s Software September, we’re focusing this month’s news round up on the moving and shaking in the project management software arena. Wrike releases new native iOS and Android apps Californian based collaboration software firm Wrike have launched new apps for iOS and Android which aim to give users the functionality to update their work […]

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Software review: Twproject

September 17, 2014

General information Name: Twproject Vendor: Open Lab Hosting options: Web hosted and locally hosted Cost: Locally hosted from 1 user per year at 45€ with an interesting non-expiring licence option for between 1 and unlimited users capped at 5000€. Web hosted from 53€ a month for 10Gb of storage and 10 users. The cloud versions […]

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Software review: activeCollab

September 15, 2014

General information Name: activeCollab Vendor: A51 Hosting options: Web hosted and locally hosted Cost: From $25 for a small cloud hosted option to $2999 a year for a mega cloud option, and reasonable locally hosted prices too. Languages:English as standard with the option of downloading German, French, Spanish, Portuguese, and Swedish. Plus you can translate […]

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Software review: Project List

September 12, 2014

General information Name: Project List Vendor: Simple Focus Hosting options: It’s fully cloud-based, so web hosting only. Cost and plans: $10 per team per month Languages: English Currency: No currency functionality Basic features: portfolios at a glance Project List is not feature-rich project management software. It’s billed as a super lightweight project tool which was […]

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Software review: Glip

September 10, 2014

General information Name: Glip Vendor: Glip Hosting options: Web hosted Cost: Free for basic features, 5GB of storage and up to 10k posts. When you run out of space you can move to the $5 per month per person model or scale up for more storage and priority support at $10 per month per person. […]

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Will Project Management Benefit from the Internet of Things?

September 8, 2014

This is a guest post by Zach Watson of TechnologyAdvice. The Internet of Things is perhaps the new most-used phrase to describe a recent technological breakthrough. Interestingly, the hype behind this particular innovation describes technology spread over a number a machines that work in concert. The most famous cases are sensors placed into arguably mundane […]

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It’s Software September 2014!

September 5, 2014

It’s September, which means only one thing: the Software September season here at A Girl’s Guide To Project Management has started. This year I’ve been swamped with requests for software reviews (like normal) and have picked out a few that looked like fun to review. This month you can look forward to reviews of: Glip […]

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WiSE: Supporting Senior Women Delivering Strategic Projects

September 3, 2014

This post was sponsored by IPS Learning. Sometimes the best ideas come from a chance conversation. A chance conversation that Mary Simpkins had last year is what set her off on a journey to develop WiSE: Women in Strategic Execution. The Strategic Execution Conference was held for the first time last year and next month […]

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