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Project Management Issues


Project management issues do not allow you to move your project forward and deliver expected results because issues increase probability of risk occurrence and reduce likelihood of successful project completion. When you develop a project manager’s ability to solve those issues and mitigate risks by defining right priorities, you are able to efficiently plan your project and manage your project team, which performs tasks on time and within budget. When you understand the definition you can use the best software tools to set right priorities for tasks and processes of your project.

There are several key PM issues, as follows below:

  • Time. It is about a situation when your project cannot begin on time or/and your project team cannot perform tasks and duties on schedule.
  • Requirements. It happens when your team cannot follow requirements of the project because goals and milestones are nebulous and unclear. Poor requirements setting causes other technical issues, such as product specification mismatching.
  • Lack of Strategic Alignment. This issue becomes the "number one" reason for risk occurrence because it refers to project strategies and strategic planning. When your project does not follow strategic directions of development and primary goals are not met, the risk of failure increases.
  • Stakeholder Management. It happens when stakeholders of your project and their interests are not clearly identified so the project cannot be directed toward achieving clearly defined objectives.
  • Poor Communication. When your team cannot effectively communicate with each other, it cannot adapt to the changing environment of your project so the risk of failure increases. Lack of IT systems for communication between team members causes escalation that results in misunderstanding and poor performance of the team.

It prevent successful completion of your project. One of the most efficient ways to resolve project management risks and issues is to set right priorities for tasks and goals of your project. Setting priorities can be successfully done by using PM software, like VIP Task Manager.

VIP Task Manager helps you set task priorities and achieve project goals through using Task List and Calendar.

  • Task List is a shareware package that displays tasks in grid view. Task List allows setting priorities for tasks and assigning tasks to resources in accordance with roles and duties of team members. If a task is out of schedule, you can use Filter Bar to find the task by Due Date or Percentage Complete. Then you can increase priority of this task showing your team higher importance of the task.
  • Calendar is a project management and issue tracking tool that helps design schedules and display tasks on daily/weekly/monthly calendar view. Calendar allows displaying tasks of several resources on one screen so you can get a big picture view of project management risks and issues happened in your project.

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Project Management Issues

Often issues management involves making notes and records about risks and challenges by using project management issue log. VIP Task Manager automatically records changes made to tasks so you can review history of task changes and detect what makes a selected task fail.


If you want to test Task List and Calendar as well as other project management issue tracking tools and features of VIP Task Manager, you can download an evaluation copy. During 30 days you can try VIP Task Manager for free and improve your project management, issue management.



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