News from Projektron
In our blog, you can regularly read new technical articles and find out what's new and exciting in the world of project management.
14. February 2024
Since the ECJ ruling in 2019, there has been an increased focus on time recording, especially in project management. Project time recording is not just about simply recording working time, but rather about the detailed booking of time for specific activities as part of project work. While project time recording offers clear advantages, there are also concerns among employees. But what are the pros and cons in detail? Find out tips and best practices for introducing project-based time recording in your company here.
15. January 2024
Effectiveness and efficiency are two common terms in project management and are often used interchangeably, but actually refer to different concepts. Do you know what to do if your project manager asks you to work more efficiently? Should you work more or deliver better results? To clear up any misunderstandings, we explain the difference between efficiency and effectiveness using many practical examples and provide tips for effective and efficient project work.
02. January 2024
It is considered the plan of plans or the mother of all plans in classic project management: the work breakdown structure (WBS). The WBS is an elementary component of the project plan and is used to define the complete scope of a project and present it in a structured manner. You can find out what you should bear in mind and how you should proceed when creating a work breakdown structure here.
18. December 2023
A project activity plan (PAP) or flowchart is an important part of the project plan. It is the basis for scheduling, the resulting timetable, the resource plan and the cost plan. But what does a flowchart or flow plan look like, what information does it contain and how do I create a flowchart? Here you can find out all this and receive a flowchart template as well as examples of the methodology for creating the flowchart as a list, precedence diagram and Gantt chart.
25. August 2023
A ruling by the Federal Labor Court (Bundesarbeitsgericht - BAG) in September 2022 makes it unequivocally clear that every employer is obliged to systematically record employees' working hours. A draft bill from the Federal Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs (BMAS) is now to create a concrete legal framework for this. This makes it clear that digital working time recording is almost inevitable. Find out how you can equip yourself and your company with the right time recording system for future requirements and regulations and what you should look out for when selecting software for digital working time recording.
19. July 2023
Classic or agile? If the decision between these two approaches is difficult, a combination of classic and agile project management methods is probably exactly the right way to go. Hybrid project management is the approach that seeks to combine the best of these two worlds. In this article, you will learn how the hybrid approach works, when it is suitable and how you can also benefit from hybrid project management.
18. July 2023
When it comes to agile methods of software development, you can't avoid one term: Scrum. But what is Scrum actually and how does it unfold its strengths in software development? What roles and what activities are there in Scrum? What are the advantages and disadvantages of this agile framework? You will learn all this in this article. In addition, we provide an insight into our agile Scrum variant, which we successfully use to develop Projektron BCS.