Project Management Tools & Software

As a busy professional graphic designer, you often find yourself stepping into the role of a project manager, whether you work in-house or at a design firm. Tune in for advice from pros at top creative agencies and the heads of corporations about the best project management software, tools on the block. Plus, hear stories about solutions creative managers have employed to help answer the age-old question: How to Project Manage Effectively.


Business Advice Podcast: Become Organized and Increase Your Efficiency

In this podcast from business mentor Peleg Top, he speaks with organization experts Ed Gandia and Donna Smallin Kuper. Building upon the ideas discussed in Top’s “Get Organized and Increase Your Profits” in the  HOW Business Annual, this podcast picks up where the article left off to provide additional business advice. Learn how organization...


Improve Workflow, Quiet Creative Chaos

It seems like a simple idea: Improve workflow to stop feeling overwhelmed. But when you are in the throes of creative chaos, making workflow changes seems like just another thing to add to the to-do list. That’s part of the reason why chief marketing officer Bryan Nielson is thrilled to introduce designers to AtTask....

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Project Management Whack-A-Mole: Who’s Accountable?

The problem with project-management is that many organizations do not have a plan in place for who is going to bear the weight of keeping the team on track. Without accountability, the responsibility is often not appropriately handled or worse yet, ignored, which opens the door for more complex problems.


Design Project Management Software Solutions

Choosing and implementing a project-management system can be a daunting task. In HOW's March 2013 In-House Issues column, Cella Consulting’s Jackie Schaffer walks you through the process step-by-step so you can pick the right solution for your in-house team. Here is her handy list of design project management software options.