Project Management Resources

I’m often asked about PRACTICAL and USEFUL project management resources.  A quick search on any project management topic will reveal millions of pages to review.  Fortunately, I found a few useful tools, books, blogs and other resources to help in your project delivery.

(P.S.  If you have a recommended resource for the page, email me and I’ll review it!)

Microsoft Project Tutorials

Project Management Templates

Project Management Books

PMO Resources

You can find a lot of presentations, white papers and books on PMO management with a quick Google search.  A lot of PPM software vendors provide useful  white papers and their vision of PMO implementation. Ofcourse, each implementation looks best in their tool but their white papers provide a good framework.  Take a look at:

PMO Books

Below are 3 books that I recommend to anyone looking to start a PMO.

Podcasts

There is even a podcast dedicated to the art of the PMO!  Mark Price Perry hosts this podcast and it is definitely worth a listen!  Ofcourse, I’m kinda partial to episode #135

Project Management Software


LiquidPlanner online project management software


LiquidPlanner is a leader in innovative scheduling and collaboration for project management solutions.

Other excellent PM Lite web-based solutions include:

Also, if you’re looking for a lite Portfolio Management solution,  PPM Roadmap has a promising solution.

Project Management Sharepoint Solutions

If your company has invested into Microsoft Sharepoint or if you’re looking for a Sharepoint based project management framework, check out:

http://www.brightwork.com

Project Management Mind Mapping Software

Over the years, I’ve written frequently about applying mind mapping techniques to project management. Below are 3 packages you must try!

Mind Mapping Templates

biggerplate mind mapsOnce you have your selected mind mapping tool, head on over to the team at http://www.biggerplate.com.  They have an entire section of project management mind maps!

Biggerplate provides thousands of mind map templates and examples, including a large number for Project Management, all available to view and download for free!

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