Month: February 2008

Vendor Evaluation Sheet Template

Vendor Evaluation Template is an excel spreadsheet that will allow you to do a simple evaluation of multiple vendors responding to a procurement activity. The template is a good example of the “weighting system” of vendor evaluations. What is a…

Recommended Wood Working Sites

Thanks to Uncle Benny for supplying these great sites. http://www.woodcentral.com/  http://www.woodmagazine.com/wood/  http://www.thewoodworkingchannel.com/  http://alcoholsoaking.blogspot.com/  http://www.fholder.com/Woodturning/woodturn.htm  http://woodturning.maine-web.com/  http://www.woodturningdesign.com/information/links.shtml  http://www.turnedwood.com/ 

Email Etiquette

Source: http://www.nwfusion.com/newsletters/gwm/0406gw1.html Construct your copy list on a need-to-know basis. Be careful in using large distribution lists for highly focused topics. Use formal language (with complete sentences, business letter formats and correct spelling) and a well-thought-out structure when communicating with…

Planning Lessons Learned

When planning or re-planning a new project keep these handy tips in mind. They will save effort later in the project. Do not assign tasks to people outside the team. Make someone on the team responsible for the task. Structure…

Project eMail Management

If you have ever managed a project you know that email overload happens very quickly. A primary responsibility of every project manager (and team member) is to communicate effectively and timely. When starting on a project, consider setting up a…

Status Reporting

Reporting the status of your project is the single most important way to keep your stakeholders informed on the progress, direction, and health of your project. What follows are lessons on reporting different aspects of your project. Software Test Status…