Project Management

Project management tips & tricks.

Employee Time Tracking – Can A Company Do This?


Imagine telling your employees that from now on, all of their computer performance will be monitored and reported. What you probably expect to see is a general dissatisfaction. People by nature don’t like to be controlled and they may not be happy with the implementation of time tracking software. On the other hand – it’s important to understand what’s going on in your company. If you actually struggle with legal and ethical doubts about employees monitoring, have a look at what is acceptable and what is forbidden. Does tracking employees time invade their privacy? Time tracking tools monitor how much time employees spend on particular tasks and activities, and how much they spend on unproductive websites and programs, as well as how long each employee is away from the computer. […]


How To Become a Better Product Manager?


We are writing so much about project managements while not paying much attention to those, who have to make sure, that the project developed by a company gets the customers’ attention. That’s right – product managers! Thus today we will focus on this particular group of people. If you are one of them, you may find our tips helpful. Especially, if you feel like you are missing something! Product managers are usually very open and talkative – after all, they have to convince the potential customer to buy the product they are advertising. But it doesn’t mean that a more calm, distanced person won’t make a career in this business. We shall provide ideas that will not only help those, who are already product managers, but also those, who want […]


Nail Your Job Interview – Tips and Tricks to Make Good First Impression!


Since our two previous posts (you will find them in today’s related articles) were about starting one’s business and promoting it via various sources. If you feel like you could conquer the market with your product or service, you should check them out! We are sure they can help you take not only first small steps, but even climb the ladder once you are in the business 😉 However, we realize that not everyone is made to run his or her own company, many of us prefer a steady office job. It doesn’t involve so many duties – the company’s accountants make sure we are paid, we are always with people and have someone to talk to, there’s an order to everything and we don’t have to manage our time […]


How To Start Your Own Business?


If sometimes you are feeling like your work is not for you. Like you can do something more with the experience and the ideas you have. Maybe become your own boss? Organize the daily schedule by yourself and be the one who negotiates with the clients, so you always know exactly what they want, not what your manager want you to do.  Well, perhaps it’s the right time to start your own business? Where do I begin? Once you are sure that you want to take the first small steps into the huge world of business and set up your very own company, there are things that require your immediate attention. These are, unfortunately, the legal regulations that apply to business owners in your country. Unfortunately, because in most cases they […]


How To Negotiate With A Demanding Client?


As freelancers or company workers we are very familiar with the level of absurd that client’s demands can contain. Legends are being told about some of the most unreasonable expectations that customers had. If you are fresh in the business, sooner or later (most likely sooner) you will know how ridiculous these demands can get sometimes. So you have to be ready! Always write down a suitable contract. It will vary depending on the type of work/service you offer, and on the client, as some may ask for extra time to make a phone call, other may warn you, that there will be some additional tasks on the way. Whatever it is, you are the one, who decided how you will tackle the problem. Don’t let the client abuse you. For example, […]


What Are The Quality Metrics in Project Management?


Quality Metrics in Project Management are those KPIs (Key Performance Indicators) which are critical during the realization of a project. Smart project manager always makes sure to track them, as they provide information on every aspect of the working process. They have to be carefully monitored in order to ensure that the team is working on the proper tasks. If a project manager does not control the KPI, the risk of failure or project’s going past the deadline drastically rises. Every project needs a dashboard – a manager should be able to forge one, basing on the most important aspects of the project (the right metrics and KPIs), or can use the right software that will do this for him. Here is an example of the Real Time Dashboard available in the […]


Productivity in the Workplace: How Does Communication Affect it?


Effective communication is pivotal in increasing productivity because it directly influences the behavior of the staff and the way they perform. Efficient communication which includes clear instructions, fast message delivery, and proper explanation, is the key factor to solid cooperation between managers and employees. It plays an eminent role in getting things done which ultimately increases the department’s productivity. From today’s article you will learn, how exactly does communication affect productivity in the workplace. Have a nice read!


Mother’s Day Wishes and TimeCamp 3.0 Announcement!


Today we celebrate a very important day in Poland. It is celebrated in over 40 countries but the dates vary. In Poland, May 26 is the day, when we go to the shop, buy a bunch of roses, give them to our mothers, telling them, how much we appreciate and love them. Yes, the Mother’s Day. Thus, instead of a typical, everyday post concerning either time tracking software or productivity (or time management, etc, etc), we are dedicating this one to all the mothers out there who take care of their children. You helped us become the people we are now, and we would like to thank you for that 🙂 However, and knowing us, you might have expected that, we have to inform our readers about the software on […]

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