Project Smart ~ Exploring trends and developments in project management today

Microsoft Project (MSP)

The World's Most Popular Project Management Software

Microsoft Project provides enhanced tools to help you track and control project work, schedules and finances.

Microsoft Project icon
Calendar icon

Practical Project Management & Tracking Using Microsoft Project

This Microsoft Project Guide starts with what to do as soon as you have created a new project and ends with tracking progress against that plan.

Calendar icon

Using a Time-Sequenced Network Diagram

How to create a time-sequenced network diagram that tracks what needs to be done each day and how those tasks affect others in the project.

Calendar icon

Taming MS Project

Microsoft Project can become a huge overhead, even for seasoned project managers. This article contains some tips and tricks that will help you tame the tool.

Calendar iconNot recorded

Get in the Driver's Seat with Microsoft Project

Transform disorganised projects into effectively managed and understood programmes using the gold standard in project management software.

Calendar iconNot recorded

An Introduction to Microsoft Project

Microsoft Project is the world's most popular project management software. The application is designed to assist project managers in developing plans, assigning resources to tasks, tracking progress, managing budgets and analysing workloads.

The Start: Microsoft Project was initially proposed by Microsoft's Manager of Product Development, Alan M. Boyd, as an internal tool to help manage the huge number of software projects that were in development at any time inside the company. Boyd wrote the specification and engaged a local Seattle company to develop the prototype.

Project Health Check

Will your project be a success? Find out in five minutes.

Start nowStart arrow

PROJECT SMART is the project management resource that helps managers at all levels improve their performance. We provide an important knowledge base for those involved in managing projects of all kinds. With weekly exclusive updates, we keep you in touch with the latest project management thinking.

WE ARE CONNECTED ~ Follow us on social media to get regular updates and opinion on what's happening in the world of project management.

Latest Comments

Allana commented on…
12 Tips for Being a Good Manager
- Tue 5 January 8:30pm

George Bockius commented on…
Better Coaching Using the GROW Model
- Thu 24 December 3:55pm

Al commented on…
Better Coaching Using the GROW Model
- Tue 22 December 10:07pm

Latest tweets

General Project Management • IT project management phrases - 10 terms you need to know about 5 days ago

General Project Management • An Optimist's View Going into 2021 about 9 days ago

An Optimist's View Going Into 2021 by Simon Sinek An inspiring read to help you start 2021… about 13 days ago