Given that the project manager is the one who assists not only to the birth of a project but also to its growth and completion, he is in the position to have the best view on it, while it progresses. He has detailed knowledge of it and its inner connections, a fact that makes from him the last authority as far of the understanding of that project is concerned.
He has not only this conceptual knowledge and the know how but also the knowledge that is basic for the successful execution of a project: he is the client’s representative, being as such completely familiar with his specifications, and may implement them 100% accurately.
Besides knowledge, he has complete authority over everything connected to the project, being the one who makes all the relevant decisions. He builds the team, assigns tasks, balances the team or accommodates all the interested parties. He is the one who decides on risks, time lines or costs.
And what helps him most both as his knowledge and authority is concerned is the fact he has available all the tools he needs to implement these elements. A modern project manager will be familiar with project management software applications, no matter the sector in which he carries out its activity. Because in any domain he is a planner, and these applications are meant basically for the most efficient planning. Given that time saving and money saving are the main concerns of a planner, to the extent they do not impair the quality of work, software applications seem to be the right answer.
Web based applications are optimum in this respect because they are accessible by multiple users, are facile to access and the data may be centralized at the level of the whole. The adverse side is that the connection may get interrupted, you depend on the traffic and may want to be speedier, but the benefits are more numerous. Besides, the project manager may compensate for all the technical disadvantage because as a human being may be flexible adjust, have the overall picture and match all the elements in real timer Random facts do appear in any project and he is the one to cope with them. At the same time he may contact his people, explain things and settle conflicts. The computer is not expected, cannot do that.
See how web based project management systems focus on tools and services that make it easier for you to manage projects.
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