Project Management made Easy – blog, tips, resources

1/11/2022 | 5 minutes read

How to Rescue a Project with a Tight Deadline: 5+1 Action Tips for Effective Project Solving

You may find a large amount of quality and relevant information on how to prepare a project and start working on it at the Easy Project blog. But sometimes, no matter how hard you try, at some stage your project will start to go downhill.

1/4/2022 | 4 minutes read

Achieve Your Project Goals Using Requirements Management in Easy Project

The proper management of customer requirements is a basic prerequisite for well-implemented projects. Requirements management includes several key principles such as collecting, analyzing, refining, and prioritizing product requirements.

12/28/2021 | 6 minutes read

Project Decision-Making: How to Do It Better

Project manager's daily bread? Making decisions. Not all of them are easy to take and require experience combined with intuition. And data. With the first two elements, we cannot help you in any significant way but the third one – decisions based on data – is where you can win with us.

12/21/2021 | 4 minutes read

Manage Project Finances Visually With Cost Breakdown Structure (CBS)

Did you know that even project finances can be visual? This is called Cost Breakdown Structure (CBS). The CBS allows you to quickly see and/or allocate costs to the lowest level of the Work Breakdown Structure (WBS).

12/15/2021 | 2 minutes read

Technical Info: Easy Project Application Is Not Affected by the Vulnerability CVE-2021-44228

Our Easy Project application is safe for both the cloud and the server solution. It has no Java code whatsoever.

12/14/2021 | 6 minutes read

Why Project Managers Should Be Leaders in Communication?

Across the web, you will find hundreds of articles on communication between the team members working on a project. However, in this piece of advice, we will keep you out of the general definitions and rather skip directly into how to respond to communication challenges that daily project management brings to you and your team.
12/7/2021 | 6 minutes read

A Set of Project Management Advice for Fast-Growing Small and Medium Businesses

Growing a business is like growing a rock band. It is a bit messy and fun in the beginning, but with the first success, you have to deal with the timeline, contracts, transport, and logistics of your very first tour.
11/30/2021 | 4 minutes read

Why Should a Salesperson Also Be a Good Project Manager?

You may have heard the phrase: "Project management is good only for the project managers, not the rest of us." This opinion may often originate from a fear of trying a new tool or simply a misunderstanding of it. But can project management techniques also benefit the sales team? And how to best utilize it when you aren’t a project manager?

11/23/2021 | 4 minutes read

How to Get Some Extra Time for the Real Work?

Dozens of open windows and a number of different user interfaces. Lots of time spent thinking about which window one is actually addressing a given task in, and which application the conversation is taking place in. Plus, the constant switching between tools distracts the user from what's really important.
11/16/2021 | 8 minutes read

The Most Common Mistakes When Starting a New Project

Think of the issues you had to deal with managing your last project. Would you agree that some of them had their core in the initiation phase? If so – and if you are about to begin works on the next job – let these proven and feasible tips be your guide to start a new project the right way.

11/9/2021 | 6 minutes read

Start Your Projects Smarter by Using Mind Maps

At the beginning of every project, there is a lot going on – especially in your mind. You and your colleagues create ideas, visions, and many small parts from which the whole project can be created. Hence, here is a clever technique that helps you take advantage of this – mindmapping.

11/2/2021 | 1 minute read

Webinar: How to Get the Most Out of Easy Project 11+?

Easy Project 11+ is here to push your projects to the next level. Watch our webinar recording to quickly learn about the new features.

10/26/2021 | 5 minutes read

What I as a CEO Like About the New Easy Project 11+

Hello, my name is Filip Morávek and I am the CEO of Easy Software, the company behind Easy Project. For 14 years we have been connecting the world of technology with the best project management practices. And the new Easy Project 11+ is another key milestone on that journey. Let me tell you why.

10/12/2021 | 6 minutes read

Say Hello to the New Easy Project 11+ (Feature Overview)

New Mind Maps, B2B CRM, Enhanced HelpDesk for your clients, Search 2.0, and High Contrast Theme. Are you ready for a decent load of news coming up with an upgraded version of the popular PM solution Easy Project 11+? Read on to learn more about all the new features for project management and other key business needs in one app.

9/28/2021 | 4 minutes read

How Easy Project Helps You Provide Better Customer Service Consistently

If you are a service provider, customer experience has to be one of the biggest challenges for you. While customers don’t think twice before switching from product A to product B, they don’t do so in the case of services.

9/14/2021 | 6 minutes read

Why Do Good Project Managers Matter

A project manager – the one whose hours in the budget estimation are always challenged. The one who “knows too little about anything but tells others what to do“. And the one who annoys the whole team by tracking their time.

8/31/2021 | 7 minutes read

How to Switch Successfully to Agile Project Management: What to Do (And Not Do) To Make Your Agile Transformation Work

The agile strategy has become the buzzword and its adoption rightly sounds tempting – it promises greater customer satisfaction, faster time-to-market, and higher revenues at lower costs.

8/17/2021 | 4 minutes read

Benefits of Using Easy Project for Public Goods’ Providers

Public goods providers have a special place in the economy. They produce goods that are to be used by the public without excluding anyone from the use, which increases the size of their solutions significantly.

8/10/2021 | 5 minutes read

Risks Do Differ – Various Pitfalls in Project Management: A Few Tips for Easier Risk Management Thanks to Effective Risk Distribution

How – especially in 2021 – not get lost in one of the many pitfalls that await your project? The solution is to prioritize risks thanks to accurate identification and categorization.

8/3/2021 | 6 minutes read

How the Right Resource Management Tool Can Transform Your Work-From-Home Experience

Google, Microsoft, Apple, Amazon, Twitter, Hitachi, Chevron, Salesforce, and Spotify. All across the world, global companies like these rolled out mandatory remote-working policies in the wake of Covid-19.

7/27/2021 | 5 minutes read

How to Create a Working Project Budget: 3 Specific Tips + Tools for Easy Budget Creation and Tracking

Money. To say that everything revolves only around money would probably be too much. On the other hand, a project that, even at the cost of maximum effort, ends up with a minimal profit, or even in the red, is rarely pleasing. But how to get rid of the fear of budget finances and be happy that investments make sense and bring results?

7/20/2021 | 5 minutes read

Working Smart: How to Find the Right Balance Between Short-Term Demands and Long-Term Projects

Distinguishing between short-term and long-term goals and needs is one of the longest-standing challenges among individuals and organizations. Every day presents pressures from all directions that rock you back and forth, almost like a sailboat in choppy waters.

7/13/2021 | 5 minutes read

Best Tools for Digital Project Management (Part 2): How to Manage Risk, Finance, and People

Congratulations! If you have also read our first part, then you have already completed half of the "preparation" for the management of your digital project. In the second part of the blog, we will look at the risks that await you in project management of this type of project and how to effectively address them using the tools in Easy Project. From planning to risk management to the art of effective communication.

7/6/2021 | 4 minutes read

How Scrum Empowers Your Agile Software Development

Nowadays, organizations around the world use some kind of agile methodology, mainly Scrum board, as the foundation stone of their software development. Scrum itself, however, does not have to exploit the full potential of the agile approach.

6/29/2021 | 6 minutes read

Extend Your Easy Project With the Enterprise Wiki Software BlueSpice

Easy Software is pleased to announce the strategic partnership with Hallo Welt! GmbH. This combines the leading project management software Easy Project with the enterprise wiki software BlueSpice, which is built on MediaWiki, the software of Wikipedia.

6/22/2021 | 1 minute read

Case Study: Standardized Project Management in the IT Services Sector – Seidor Consulting

Seidor Consulting is a multinational technology consulting company that provides a wide range of services including application development and maintenance, infrastructures, and IT outsourcing.

6/15/2021 | 5 minutes read

3 Examples of When to Use a Mobile App as a Primary PM Tool

When they say “a project management mobile app“, you are free to imagine almost anything. From a copy of a robust PM software (somehow compressed into a smartphone display) to a simple but almost useless chatting tool. So, can a PM mobile app actually help? Let's test it on three typical PM challenges.

6/1/2021 | 2 minutes read

Webinar: The New Easy Project 11 and How to Get the Most Of It for Your Business

The newest version of Easy Project is here with a new modern interface and powerful features! Watch our webinar recording (below) to quickly learn how to master your favorite PM tool and welcome the new mobile app.

5/25/2021 | 6 minutes read

Top 4 Benefits of the New Easy Project 11 for Project Managers

Project management is a tough game, right? You are being attacked by questions, complaints, and deadlines from all around. Therefore, you need a good partner on your side – a powerful project management software with all tools you need to master your project.

Easy Software server technologies
5/22/2021 | 13 minutes read

Easy Software Server Technologies

The choice between server and cloud software solutions has become a part of decision-making in most companies, and the decision is not always straight-forward.

Easy Project is now hosted by Tieto DevOps Space
5/22/2021 | 2 minutes read

Easy Project Is Now Hosted by Tieto DevOps Space

Are you looking for enterprise-level hosting conditions of high-end project management tool? Are you looking for integrated DevOps solutions from trusted cloud provider in your region? Now you can get Easy Project, GitHub, Jenkins and many other applications integrated and hosted by Tieto in their DevOps Space.

New Easy Project 11 – Feature Overview
5/19/2021 | 5 minutes read

New: Easy Project 11 – Feature Overview

The big boost of the current Easy Project resulted in the new “11“ version. How can you benefit from it in your everyday work? Let us explain to you in this article – learn about the eight features that will undoubtedly upgrade the way you manage your projects today.

Best Tools for Digital Project Management (Part 1)
5/5/2021 | 6 minutes read

Best Tools for Digital Project Management (Part 1): How Does Digital Project Management Differ From Classic Projects and How to Have Firm Control Over Them

There are several differences between "classic" and digital projects, which are also reflected in project management. The digital project managers also play an extensive role here – they should have an overview of UI/UX, graphic design, coding, and analytics.

Take Greater Control of Your Project Management Through Workflow
4/21/2021 | 6 minutes read

Take Greater Control of Your Project Management Through Workflow

A workflow may be viewed as one of the fundamental building blocks of project management. Using the workflow settings in Easy Project, you can control status transitions and field permissions on tasks in a very simple manner. The feature is accessible from the administration and, therefore, can be managed only by an administrator.

Welcome to the New Client Zone 2.0: See How You Will Smoothen Managing Your Easy Project Account
4/14/2021 | 5 minutes read

Welcome to the New Client Zone 2.0: See How You Will Smoothen Managing Your Easy Project Account

Many important elements of your business run via Easy Project. Therefore, we now provide you with a tool, that enables you to have perfect control over your account – comfortably from one place. Welcome to the new Client Zone!

How Should Businesses Prepare Their Workers for Remote Work in This Era of Social Distancing
4/11/2021 | 2 minutes read

How Should Businesses Prepare Their Workers for Remote Work in This Era of Social Distancing

When COVID-19 reached a pandemic status, companies in numerous industries sent millions of employees to work from home. The coronavirus hasn't made a big announcement, and in most cases, companies have had little time to prepare. Right now, leaders are struggling to lead virtual teams and many are experiencing such a dynamic for the first time.

How Does Easy Project Help You Manage Project Finances in a Visual Way?
4/7/2021 | 6 minutes read

How Does Easy Project Help You Manage Project Finances in a Visual Way?

The good news for you is that Easy Project can provide a lot of help in order to visually manage the project's finances so that you always have a clear picture of how much money is involved. Here we present some Easy Project finance features and tools you might use if you want a visual representation of your project's finances as you manage them.

4+1 Ways to Learn to Manage Projects With Easy Project: Basic Tips for Project Management and Where
4/4/2021 | 7 minutes read

4+1 Ways to Learn to Manage Projects With Easy Project: Basic Tips for Project Management and Where to Find Them

Do you know already what your next project will be? Are you expecting something smaller, or will it be a "big thing", such as the launch of a new campaign, a product launch, or work on the budget for next year? Let's take a look at how Easy Project can really help you be a better project manager and complete your project faster.

New Easy Project Mobile App Is Here! Discover Top 3 Features for Everyday Situations
3/24/2021 | 4 minutes read

New Easy Project Mobile App Is Here! Discover Top 3 Features for Everyday Situations

Welcome to the new style of managing your projects! Our new Easy Project mobile app allows you to get free from your working desk – you can create new tasks on the go, post quick comments to keep things moving, and track and dominate your time with a few taps. Let's take a closer look at the app now!

The Joys and Sorrows of a Project Manager’s Work
3/17/2021 | 3 minutes read

The Joys and Sorrows of a Project Manager’s Work

It's time for a bit of introspection. Think with us about what you really enjoy about the role of project manager and what, on the contrary, is getting on your nerves when managing projects. The job of a project manager is not an easy one.

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