The Free Roadmap Template for Merlin Project
For each year, a manager should have a strategic plan or a so-called roadmap. In this article, we will set up a sample plan for Merlin Project and highlight both the time and financial aspects. The content of the plan is then up to you. You can also find this project in our template area as a free download.
In the image above, it is immediately noticeable that different formats are set here. Histograms, bars, milestones and boxes are used depending on the task. But let's go through the image from top to bottom.Read more...
Since 2004, the international project management day is taking place on the first Thursday in November.
Initiated by Laverne Johnson and Lori Milhaven in collaboration with the team at the International Institute of Learning (IIL), its goal is the worldwide recognition of the work of the many project managers and project teams in all industries, including non-profit organizations and the health care sector, who put their time, energy, creativity, innovation and countless hours into providing products, services, facilities and emergency and disaster relief services in every city and community around the world. It recognizes the hard work of project managers and how much they contribute to ensuring that a project is completed efficiently and on time.
Kudos to all project managers worldwide - today is your day!Read more...
The previous article deals with how you personally can easily find your way back to work after the vacation. In addition, it is a smart move to get together and give each other an update on the time that has passed after all team members have returned from their summer break.Read more...
Just a moment ago you were sitting light-hearteded by the glittering blue sea, hiking through imposing mountain worlds or enjoying historical sites, without thinking about the worries at home. But unfortunately, every wonderful vacation ends at some point. Everyday life has you back and you have to (or are allowed to) work again.
But returning to the office does not have to be a complete nightmare. In fact, there are certain steps you can take on the first day of work after your vacation that make it easier to get started.Read more...
Summertime and a summer leave offers professionals much-deserved time to think and grow. It's when many of you have the breathing room to reflect on your work methodes. You can now catch up with all that you've set aside for "when I have time" and it is available to you in the internet, blogs, books or other resources.
As a PM, if you start to plan your professional learning for the summer, take a look at this recommended reading list we have assembled for you. For the talented in leaning languages among you, we include book tips in English and German that cover a wide range of Project Management topics. But we have to admit, some books work just as well in winter time.
Our special summer reading tip?
A casual sentence of a supervisor leads to a project that should be planned, documented, and realized in time without exceeding the budget. A difficult task, no doubt, but a clever project manager knows how to help himself. With the right tools he can make the project planning easier, reduce risks and ensure the success of the project.
This book illustrates how this all works smoothly and easily with Merlin Project.