Project Management

Project management tips & tricks.



Introduction Project management, which deals with various aspects of projects, such as techniques, and tools used to plan, control, monitor, and review such enterprises, is a crucial part of the business world. If a company wishes to be thriving, facilitate productivity of its employees, or increase profits, it needs to take certain measures. One of the most effective methods to achieve success in that matter is to invest in some professional software, for instance, TimeCamp or Podio. However, people can provide an invaluable help. Individuals, who in power to infuse one with new ideas and solutions to problems, advise how to handle their competition, and enhance the results. The list of such inspiring personages is long. The following list consists of the top influencers according to TimeCamp: 1. Kris Dunn Known as […]


What’s The Difference Between a Project Manager And a Product Manager?


Project Manager vs Product Manager Project Manager and Product Manager are two different positions which often create confusion. However, they may overlap and a Project Management can also be a Product Management. But in most cases, the two frequently collaborate in order to create the best outcome possible. And working closely together is an inseparable part of their work. What’s The Difference? However, there are certain differences that make these two positions distinct.  So let’s begin with a clear overview on both of them: Project Manager Product Manager Project managers are change agents: they make project goals their own and use their skills and expertise to inspire a sense of shared purpose within the project team. They enjoy the organized adrenaline of new challenges and the responsibility of driving business results. […]


What Is Knowledge Management?


What Is Knowledge Management? Wherever we go, all around the world, knowledge is used as a commodity. It is the main element of our existence, bargaining power in everyday life’s situations, and pushing factor in improving ourselves and our surrounding environment. But knowledge is a special commodity when it comes to work – managing a group of people or projects in particular. And here knowledge management plays an important role. So what is knowledge management and how is it used? The old but gold Wikipedia says that: “Knowledge management (KM) is the process of creating, sharing, using and managing the knowledge and information of an organization. It refers to a multidisciplinary approach to achieving organizational objectives by making the best use of knowledge.” But it’s more than that. A good knowledge management is a […]


Approach To Project Managers – How They Do It At Google?


Project Managers – How They Do It At Google? Trust is what Alphabet Inc., giant from Mountain View in California, adheres to while implementing new employees in their company. At the first day of new programmers’ work, the company gives them almost unlimited access to the code – which, for some Project Managers, would be hard to understand. By that, the company casts aside the fear of sharing information between co-workers or an employee and supervisor. Many of the West companies create their own Corporate Ten Commandments. These are principles which account for the operational vision of the entire business. A universal set of points introducing ideas of functioning for the company in its all areas of management. Google also has its decalogue, which can be limited to a few points: firstly – […]


10 Qualities That Will Make You a Great Leader – Number 5 Will Surprise You!


  Being a leader, either a Product or Project Manager, head of the department, or a company’s CEO requires specific and strong skills. Not everybody can be a leader. So before you start aspiring to become a person dominating over everyone else in the company, make sure you possess certain qualities. There is nothing worse than a leader who doesn’t know how to lead. Today TimeCamp present 10 qualities that will make you a great leader. And yes, number five may be surprising. Let’s take a look! #1 Transparency A great leader is always transparent. Employees or team won’t put trust in hands of a person who wears a mask and is not clear in communicating the real intentions or priorities when it comes to the team. People don’t like surprises so […]


Why Employees Don’t Want To Work And Leave The Company?


If you were curious enough to analyze all reasons for quitting a job, you would discover that very few of them result directly from heavy workloads. According to Brigette Hyancinth, the real and major reasons for the lack of loyalty in the corporation are: inflexible working time, coffee/meal breaks, holidays, limited time spent with the family or time spent on education; infringement of the rules relating to private time for employees – requests for, or even orders, to work after hours, telephones on weekends or holidays, etc.; company’s lack of interest in the personal development of employees; treating people through the prism of their results and numbers; managers blaming employees for their own failures and not defending them when a need arises; the loss of confidence in the work of […]


Agile Management Excel Template


Project management, especially agile management is a challenging enterprise. And when it comes to monitoring team’s effectiveness, it poses even more obstacles. Managing a group of employees is easier said than done. To help you, we prepared a special tool. Thus, we are happy to announce a new Excel Template – Agile Management Excel Template! So let’s take a look at it. Agile Management Excel Template We decided to create the template to enhance the process of project management as well as software development. It is based on the Agile method and its principles. The main assumption is to improve the product on a frequent basis. And this is what our Excel Template is created for. With Agile Management Excel Template you change for the better for yourself and your customers. How To […]


Let’s Take A Day Off


  As TimeCamp we are able to answer the question of how much we work. Measuring working time and, above all, the quality of the work is a major feature of our software. By learning about the culture of our customers’ work we make surprising conclusions. Although every entrepreneur wants their employees to work as efficiently as possible, this is not always correlated with working time. A Technological Problem On the other hand, we have a technological problem. The line between private life and work is becoming thinner and thinner. The mobile Internet and electronic devices enabling remote communication make us be at beck and call of the employer or customers who expect us to be available 24 hours a day. And we often agree to this. We Have Only […]