Best Meeting Minutes Software for Project Managers

Best Meeting Minute Software Solutions for Project Managers

Meeting minutes are an administrative reality found in every organization and nearly every project. Meeting minute software helps reduce the project manager’s administrative burden. The best meeting minutes software packages for project managers are …

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MindGenius 2018 Mind Mapping Software Review

I recently had the opportunity to download and review the MindGenius 2018 release – their latest mind mapping software release for the Windows platform. I’ve written about MindGenius before (TechRepublic: Five Reasons to Use MindGenius on your Projects) and I’ve been a big fan of their mind mapping approach for years.  MindGenius provides a new…

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Mind Mapping Across the Project Lifecycle

project management mind map

Learn how to apply mind mapping techniques across the project lifecycle. In this BiggerPlate presentation, I walk you through the process of applying mind maps to project management processes to reduce a project managers administrative burden.

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5 Reasons to Use On Your Next Project

project manager dashboard

In 2003, I got my first glance at web-based project management tools and loved the features including the top-down management view with the bottom up details that drive project delivery.  The ease of integration seemed like a PMBOK-infused nirvanah where people, data and projects all come together.  Fast forward ten years later and the technology…

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Improving Project Status Reports with Visual Reporting

Visual Status Reporting using a Work Breakdown Structure

Google has over 13 million pages that describe project status reports.  If you read all of them, you’d find a lot of discussions on the purpose of status reporting, key components and numerous templates.  I’ll save you the time reading 13 million pages and provide three useful formats to include in your project or program…

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Project Control Book

project control book

Project control book —thisisbossi ( The project control book is a simple, often overlooked tool that helps you keep track of critical project documents, status, issues and other action items. It can go a long way to improving stakeholder communications, be it a formal meeting or random encounter. Here’s how to set up and maintain…

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