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April 25, 2018

This project management guide is for project managers, team members, and clients. It will help everyone on your team understand the project management steps, and what comes next. It will ensure that everyone follows the same path to finish the project on time and on budget. We will cover project management steps from start to…

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May 6, 2017

Dear project planning manager, Please ensure a) deadlines aren’t missed, b) goals are met,  c) employees are happy and d) the client is satisfied. We regret to inform you that failure to project plan accurately will result in your 100% accountability. Sincerely, Project planning logic 🙂 There’s no way around it. Project planning boils down…

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April 5, 2017

Project management can be unnerving. Managing timelines, billing procedures, and capacity planning is hard enough. Managing unknown variables can be next to impossible. Fortunately, there are many project management methodologies available to organize a process and make your project plan a reality. In this article we discuss pros, cons, and best uses for different project management methodologies — including…

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April 5, 2017

Project planning creates a clear path to success. Without it you are navigating without a map and compass. You might end up at the right spot, but it is unlikely. A project plan builds understanding between your team and client about what needs to be done, and provides a benchmark for measuring progress. It helps…

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March 20, 2017

Gantt Chart Excel Template At Bric we want to streamline your project management so that you can focus on the product and not the process. Gantt charts are a great tool to starting this process. They are simple to make, easy to understand and accepted across almost any industry. To help you save time we…

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March 11, 2017

Whether you work at a creative agency or as a freelancer, you’re don’t get paid to make pretty things. You are talented enough to make art without clients, but that’s not why you’re in business. You have another talent: collaboration. Collaboration doesn’t exclusively mean “working together,” although it is involved. Collaboration in the creative world is…

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March 7, 2017

Project Management Steps – The Basics All firms that find success do so through good project management practices. Without a strong grasp of good project management steps business leaders quickly find themselves overwhelmed by the complexity of projects. Developing good project management skills ensures that leaders can focus on their team, their business, and every aspect…

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February 20, 2017

Gantt Charts – A History In Perspective A little over 100 years ago Henry Gantt further developed an existing visual tool for plotting the intricacies of project scheduling. Now referred to as a Gantt Chart, obviously named for its’ creator, this process has remained largely unchanged and unchallenged since its inception. What has changed in…

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February 20, 2017

Looking for a gantt chart excel tutorial and template? We have prepared a step-by-step guide for creating a gantt chart in Excel. The same process applies for Excel 2010, 2013 and 2016 for both Mac and PC. We have also included a template so you can get started quickly. If you are reading this page…

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July 13, 2016

Project planning fallacy — what is it? Ever notice how your boss, your co-workers, yourself, and well, everyone around you, tend to underestimate how long a project takes or costs? Maybe that new video script took a week instead of two days, or the new WordPress site went over budget by $3,000. Those working in creative agencies…

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