If you use PowerPoint or Visio to create milestone reports, find out how using Microsoft Project 2010 Timeline View instead can save you time and a lot of hassle.
If the PMBK definition of critical path has you puzzled, read Dr. Andrew Makar's explanation of this project methodology in real-world terms.
Microsoft Project 2010 gives you the option of scheduling tasks manually or letting Project use the scheduling engine. Andy Makar explores these options for project managers.
Andrew Makar explains why these three project collaboration tools are worth a look: Cohuman, Asana, and Trello.
TechRepublic contributing writer Shannon Kalvar lists the three considerable and unexpected strengths a skilled IT manager can leverage to accelerate project completion and improve project quality.
Learn how to view the critical path in Microsoft Project and interpret the data by reading this tutorial by Dr. Andrew Makar.
After using the Microsoft Project Professional 2013 Preview, Will Kelly reports back on a handful of appealing new features and tools.
Learn how to set up your project schedule to use a manual rule-based resource leveling technique in Microsoft Project 2010 that minimizes resource leveling headaches.
Learn how to create a project timeline in Microsoft Visio 2010, import project schedule data into a Visio timeline, create a WBS with Visio, and get your diagram into a presentation or document.
Pictures are worth a thousand words, but be sure to put words in them, too. Find out what other tips consultant Ken Hardin offers about using visuals in a project document.
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Mary Weilage is a Feature Editor for CBS Interactive. She has worked for TechRepublic since 1999.