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by dhaughey
Tue 29 Sep 2020 8:52 am
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: How to choose the right requirements management tool for managing projects?
Replies: 2
Views: 2116

Re: How to choose the right requirements management tool for managing projects?

I'm not aware of any requirements management software per se. I'd be interested to know whether such software exists as a standalone application. In software development, we have tools such as Jira and Confluence, which together, can be used for requirements management. The business analysts I work ...
by dhaughey
Tue 29 Sep 2020 8:27 am
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: Project management tools
Replies: 5
Views: 478

Re: Project management tools

Great list Thescalers!

As many of my colleagues know, I'm a great fan of Evernote for taking minutes and staying organised. Especially helpful for keeping information organised across different projects.
by dhaughey
Wed 16 Sep 2020 12:29 pm
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: Project management tools
Replies: 5
Views: 478

Re: Project management tools

My list of productivity tools is: Evernote - note taking and collaboration Trello - task lists Slack - instant communication Microsoft Teams - virtual meetings Microsoft Excel - planning and budgets I’d also add that use of a good quality webcam, microphone and speaker is essential, if you are worki...
by dhaughey
Mon 14 Sep 2020 4:27 pm
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: Project Management and Covid-19
Replies: 1
Views: 202

Re: Project Management and Covid-19

Yes, I do. Who knew virtual project management was going to become such a big thing in 2020. It’s all about the virtual meeting. I’ve found it important to minute every meeting in some detail and send the minutes to all meeting participants. It’s a good way to reinforce what has been said and avoid ...
by dhaughey
Fri 28 Aug 2020 5:16 pm
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: Automated/Automation Testing?
Replies: 1
Views: 681

Re: Automated/Automation Testing?

Hi Eananaat, Test automation requires two things, a good test plan and test tools. After deciding what test cases to automate you should investigate the best tool to use. Our team use Selenium, which seems to be a front runner when it comes to test tools. You could even build your own. However, why ...
by dhaughey
Wed 26 Aug 2020 10:44 am
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: Can outsourcing project support help?
Replies: 1
Views: 376

Re: Can outsourcing project support help?

Hi there, We outsource project support and it works well in freeing up some PM time. However, your PMs need to keep control and work closely with the other party. Basically, they‘ll do the work under instruction from the PM. They will take care of raising purchase orders, keeping records, budgets up...
by dhaughey
Sat 22 Aug 2020 2:27 pm
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: MEET – Model for Employee Engagement with connecTs
Replies: 0
Views: 274

MEET – Model for Employee Engagement with connecTs

Read our newest white paper by Dinesh Sharma, which introduces a new model "MEET". This concept for structured employee connects can help improve employee engagement and hence employee retention. The paper will be most helpful to project managers looking for effective ways to control attrition. MEET...
by dhaughey
Tue 14 Jul 2020 6:46 am
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: Student System Migration Project
Replies: 1
Views: 1668

Re: Student System Migration Project

Hi Jejeals, I would advise you to have a back out plan so in the event the new servers fail, you can return to the last good state. For example, keep the existing servers running in parallel for a week until you are satisfied the new servers are stable and functioning as expected. Use a tool such as...
by dhaughey
Sat 27 Jun 2020 7:23 pm
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: How to Project Manage a Social Media Campaign
Replies: 0
Views: 2140

How to Project Manage a Social Media Campaign

Here's a link to our latest article by Nicole Garrison. How to Project Manage a Social Media Campaign The overall goal of a social media campaign is to spread brand awareness and to increase following. Nicole looks at how to project manage a successful campaign. Feel free to post your feedback and c...
by dhaughey
Wed 24 Jun 2020 3:04 pm
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: What are the best remote working tips these days?
Replies: 10
Views: 4817

Re: What are the best remote working tips these days?

Thanks, AGupta. A useful and thought provoking list. It is important to set boundaries in your work and personal life. Even though many of us are working from home and don't have a commute, it is important to set a time when you finish work. Stop at the set time and don't look at emails until the mo...