Projects have become an integral part of our lives - no matter if in private or professional life, projects are everywhere. Are you already planning your next vacation, or do you prefer to decide spontaneously or agile, as in the language of project management?
The importance of projects has steadily increased in recent years. In the business world, they are even considered crucial for the development of companies.
Can you imagine a marathon whose length and endpoint are unknown? Probably not. That's exactly why project goals are needed. How they are formulated correctly and why the right self-assessment is not only crucial in sports, read on here.
The project charter is the “green light” for the project. The moment a customer or client places the project order, the preparation phase ends and the implementation phase begins.
Everyone knows the feeling of standing in front of a task that is so big that you do not know where to start. The secret of successfully completing such a large task is to "break” that task “down" into smaller, easier-to-handle sub-tasks.
The Gantt chart or bar chart according to Gantt is one of the most popular methods for scheduling projects. What it can do and how it is created can be found here.
Milestones mark important dates within a project. Whether these dates are adhered to or postponed is visualized by the milestone trend analysis (MTA). These "colorful" lines are above all one thing: an important controlling and early warning instrument.
The concept of Earned Value originates from financial planning and controlling but has also been used in project management for many years.
Learn in this article how to define project stakeholders, why stakeholder management is important and how to conduct an adequate stakeholder analysis.
Everyone knows the well-known saying “nothing ventured, nothing gained”. But does that also apply in project management?
Agile methods - where they come from, what they can do and who they are (particularly well) suited for. Our new blog series introduces you to the most popular agile methods and their fields of application.
The origin of agile methods (e.g. Scrum) lies in software development, where changes are often not only on the agenda, but can even represent a competitive advantage.
The term Kanban comes from Japanese and consists of the words "Kan" for visualization and "Ban" for card, document or board. The best-known Kanban element is probably the Kanban board.