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Project management is a discipline of certain activities to manage a temporary endeavour (project) to achieve specific goals. These certain activities are initiating, planning, executing, controlling and meet the deliverables. The primary challenge is to meet all of the project goals within the given constraints. This information is usually described in a project plan. This project plan contains a scope, a time line, quality and budget. The challenge for the project team members and project leader is to optimize the allocation of necessary inputs and integrate them to meet pre-defined objectives. Project-based work has many advantages for an organization such as deploying specialized staff and temporary hiring of personnel. Both the functional and operational management of employees are experienced as disadvantageous as is the continuous adaptation to the environment. What are the most known and used project management tools and methods? What are their success stories and practical tips when you apply these? These posts are all about great tools and methods that can help you to achieve your goal or understand certain aspects that come with project management.

Stakeholder management, a great project management tool | ToolsHero

Stakeholder management

This article explains Stakeholder management in a practical way. After reading you will understand the basics of this powerful project management tool. Introduction Organizations that intend to implement large-scale changes need to provide all parties concerned...
Scrum methodology - ToolsHero

Scrum agile methodology

This article explains the scrum agile methodology in a practical way. After reading you will understand the basics of this powerful software project management tool. What is the agile methodology? The Scrum agile methodology of software-development...
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Influence Mapping

This article explains Influence Mapping in a practical way. After reading you will understand the basics of this powerful project management tool. Introduction Who are exactly involved in making important decisions and which groups influence such...
Managing Successful Programmes MSP definition & practice | ToolsHero

Managing Successful Programmes (MSP)

This article explains Managing Successful Programmes (MSP) in a practical way. After reading you will understand the basics of this powerful programme management tool. Introduction Managing Successful Programmes (MSP) is a programme management method in which...
GE mcKinsey matrix - ToolsHero

Responsibility assignment matrix

This article explains responsibility assignment matrix in a practical way. After reading you will understand the basics of this powerful project management tool. What is the responsibility assignment matrix or RAM? Project managers like using a responsibility...
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RACI Matrix

This article explains the RACI Matrix in a practical way. After reading you will understand the basics of this powerful stakeholder management tool. What is the RACI Matrix? The RACI matrix or RACI chart is used...
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Gantt Chart

This article explains the Gantt Chart in a practical way. After reading you will understand the basics of this powerful project management tool. What is a Gantt Chart? An organization cannot do without planning tools. One...
Business case definition & template - project management tool | ToolsHero

Business case

This article explains the concept of the business case in a practical way. After reading you will understand the basics of this powerful project management tool. Introduction Every business aims at a good cost / benefit...
Prince2 project management definition & methodology | ToolsHero

Prince2

This article explains Prince2 in a practical way. After reading you will understand the basics of this powerful project management methodology. What is Prince2? A PROJECT IN Controlled Environments (PRINCE) is a project management method. It...

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Mintzberg Managerial Roles, a great tool for a manager | ToolsHero

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