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Merlin Project Solves your Problem in Resource Deployment Planning

The problem is as old as there are projects. Someone sat down and made a perfect plan for the next weeks and months, the resources were used and optimized so that nobody has idle anymore and no overloads occur. Everyone is happy!

The finished planning in Merlin Project including the utilization
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Posted by Frank Blome on October 10th, 2019 under Products
Tags: merlin-project

macOS Catalina is released and Merlin Project runs on it

Yesterday Apple released the new operating system macOS Catalina for productive use.

The upcoming operating system: macOS Catalina

As developers, we had the opportunity to optimize our project management software for the new operating system in advance. Starting with Merlin Project 5.1.13 we support the new operating system macOS 10.15 Catalina.

Posted by Frank Blome on October 8th, 2019 under
Tags: macos merlin-project

Prioritization and Visualization
Using a Four-Field Matrix

If you have to overview a lot of similar information and threaten to lose the overview, it is helpful to visualize it with the help of a four-field matrix and thus be able to evaluate it more easily. To do this, arrange them in an axis cross in 2 dimensions. Of course, four fields cannot solve all problems, but they have a lot of advantages:

  • They force you to bring order into complex data.
  • They help to derive strategies or make decisions.
  • The methods are quickly applicable without preparation.
  • They represent relationships graphically.

There are various examples where a four-field matrix is used:

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Clear and Efficient Project Communication
Thanks to Good Meeting Minutes

Taking Meeting Minutes

Sooner or later it will hit everyone someday - although not with pleasure: writing the minutes of a meeting. If not clarified beforehand, one of the attendees will be selected to take notes at the beginning of each meeting at the latest. The means of choice are manifold, some still prefer a pen and paper, others use text programs on notebooks or tablets, and others record a meeting without further ado.

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The Business Model Canvas

In two previous articles, the subject of executive summaries has already been discussed in more detail. It was mentioned that business plans are also often presented in a clear and comprehensive form. A well-known example of how to present your business model quickly and easily is the business model Canvas.

The Business Model Canvas
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Posted by Marvin Blome on September 18th, 2019 under Project Management
Tags: projektmanagement

The Merlin Project Magic now also on the iPad

Gantt Chart, Kanban and Mindmap on Mac and iPad. Try now for 30 days for free.