Author Archives: Robert Mayer

Mohiomap Project Managment by Files

The website: https://www.moh.io I have recently started using evernote to organize my projects. When I was researching applications that integrate well with the tool, I ran into this fantastic site. It creates a mind map based upon the contents of … Continue reading

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Microsoft Pivot

Microsoft has a great tool for dealing with large amounts of data. Gary Flake does a good job of demonstrating the technology in this video. The really nice thing is it is now extremely easy to make your own pivot … Continue reading

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Usefull Project Managment advice.

Arnold’s First Law of Documentation If it should exist, it doesn’t. Arnold’s Second Law of Documentation If it does exist, it’s out of date. Arnold’s Third Law of Documentation Only useless documentation transcends the first two laws.

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Screencasting

All Project Managers need to have the ability to share information. Screencasting is a technique for recording what is happening on the system while the system is being used. The top tool and my personal favorite is Camstudio Here is … Continue reading

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Microsoft Project Alternative

I have a love hate relationship with Microsoft Project. Real life projects never truly feel like they fit in MS Project. Good for us MS Project is not the only tool to chose from. One of the new ones is … Continue reading

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Data visualisation tool Tableau

Tableau is a great tool with a simple tutorial on their site. I have made an interactive dash board in about 30 mins showing crime over the last 30 days for Phoenix AZ. Dashboard 1 Going to be spending more … Continue reading

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Moving Data

A common problem for any PM is when large amounts of data need to move from one team member to another.  The ideal way to move the data is to have a shared location on a server accessible by everyone … Continue reading

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