In order to reach success in project management it is not enough only to have sufficient amount and quality of project resources at your disposal, but also to employ the right project management techniques and methodologies suiting your type of the project, your aims, environmental risks and challenges. There are a plenty of available project management techniques and approaches which can be applied to refine and improve your project plan, to analyze and minimize project risks, to control project execution and assume project decision-making practice. Actually, even the smallest activities that you will perform on planning and controlling your project should be carried out according to some well-proved project management techniques and practices as this ensures:
- Your better efficiency when dealing with some project activities as you shouldn’t “recreate the wheel”, but you can use what were invented and elaborated much earlier before;
- Your better efficiency in dealing with issues as you always can resort to a help of more experienced colleagues, and study experience that has been accumulating during the years;
In other words using popular project management techniques and tools will help you to become a part of project management community which pursues business efficiency, and will open you the gateway to shared experience of all those who used to manage projects before you.
VIP Task Manager is client-server software for task and time management according to project management techniques you prefer. It provides you with three sharable interface modes (Task List, Task Tree and Calendar) that can be used by project planners and trackers for analyzing progress over the working plans in order to identify evolution or defections.
To employ the project management techniques – do the following:
- start your project management software;
- organize your project on the Task Tree view in a way suiting your vision and technique (function-orientated, phase-oriented, etc);
- plan and schedule your project tasks in terms of time, costs, etc;
- assign tasks to employees;
- check and compare if your project meets the plan;