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10 Steps for Construction Scheduling

Here is how to start your construction project with Merlin Project

Scheduling and monitoring of dates of construction sequences is done in so-called construction schedules. They serve to coordinate and control all crafts of building projects. Read on to learn how to develop a construction schedule in 10 easy steps. Launch Merlin Project and open a new blank document.


Risk management is Project Management for adults

Why the Monte Carlo simulation is only of interest in individual cases.

They know me and my whims by now. Among other things, my love for risk management in projects. On this I always like to quote Tom DeMarco: "Risk management is project management for adults!", from the book "Dancing with bears" by Tom DeMarco and Tim Lister. Last but not least the risk management in Merlin Project arose from my weakness for this.


Posted by Frank Blome on September 7th, 2018 under Project Management
Tags: risk management software

Mind Mapping in Project Management

The advantages of Mind Maps in project management applications

Classic Mind Mapping with pen and paper grants you the most freedom to artistically design your Mind Map. Although, having established your workflow, for many good reasons you might want to start using suitable Mind Mapping software. This article explains how to apply Mind Maps to project management and why it is a good idea to use a dedicated project management application with built-in Mind Mapping.


The 7 stages of the Group Mind Mapping process

How to devise your project comprehensively and clearly

This article deals with the development of a Group Mind Map with the Mind Mapping method according to Tony Buzan. Creating Group Mind Maps enables gathered individuals to pool and augment their unique creative skills. For example, you may employ Group Mind Maps to analyze and solve problems as a group, to plan and undertake projects. Specifically we will go into group project management.


Posted by Julia Meiling on August 23rd, 2018 under Project Management
Tags: mind mapping mind map software

Mind Mapping with Tony Buzan

Tony Buzan is the inventor of the Mind Map. He is the world's leading author, lecturer and advisor to governments, businesses, universities and schools on the subject-matters of the brain, learning and thinking. The mind map is considered the thinking tool of our time and is commonly called the "Swiss army knife of the human brain". Read on to learn the correct techniques and design specifications for creating genuine mind maps and to gain awareness of what pitfalls to avoid. This article is based on "The Mind Map Book" by Tony and Barry Buzan.


Posted by Julia Meiling on August 15th, 2018 under project management
Tags: mind mapping mind map software

Project Management with a bit of Magic!

Merlin Project combines traditional methods with Kanban.