Discover How Microsoft Teams Is Closely Connected with SharePoint and How Loop Further Enhances Collaboration

SharePoint has been an indispensable tool in project work for over ten years now and supports many project management activities. Microsoft Teams was launched in 2017 as a competitor to other successful collaboration products like Asana, Slack or Zoom and has since then successfully established itself—especially in project teams. What many don’t know is that […]

How to Create a Risk Log in SharePoint Online

Risk management is a central activity in project management, but is unfortunately often neglected. Projects fail because of risks that are discovered too late, ignored or simply not sought. Risk management is not complex but is hard work and the most important thing: it must be done with conviction. Software such as Excel or SharePoint […]

Why You Should Have an Issue Log in Your Project

Why You Should Have an Issue Log in Your Project

Do you have an Issue Log in your project and do you use it consistently? In my view, the Issue Log is one of the most neglected or underestimated tools in project management. The Issue Log is not just a simple list of issues, but behind it is a management culture of how you handle […]

Why You Should Write Meeting Minutes

Why You Should Write Meeting Minutes

As a project manager, you conduct or participate in many meetings. At these meetings, facts are exchanged, decisions are made or only information is provided. Information flows that might be important to you at a later point in time. I therefore recommend that you always write down important points at meetings and, if it makes […]

How to Develop your Risk Awareness?

How Developed is Your Risk Awareness?

You have probably heard several times that you should be risk aware, but you may not have thought much about it. Risk awareness is a somewhat abstract term, but something that is essential in our daily lives, in business and in projects, so that we do not face problems or misfortunes. This article will show […]

How to Address Complexity in Project Risk Management

How to Address Complexity in Project Risk Management

Projects have always been a complex endeavor and have always to deal with the unpredictable, the surprising, and the unexpected. This was 200 years ago so, and it is still so. However, the complexity is increasing every year, especially when IT technologies are involved. It’s harder to predict what will happen because complex systems interact […]

How to Reduce Risks in Product Development

Companies that develop products often take considerable risks that can, for example, jeopardize the continued existence of the company. Developing innovative products in particular is a risky and uncertain process and many products fail, for example, due to feasibility or market acceptance. This uncertainty often leads companies to avoid taking risks—and if they do, they […]