How to Create Project Schedule – Part II

Hi, it’s Allison again. In this clip I’m going to show you an easy way to build the project schedule based on estimating how long the different tasks should take. Let’s start by talking about estimates. An estimate is a prediction of how long a project will take to complete and how much it will […]

How to Create Project Schedule – Part I

Hi, it’s Allison. In this clip I’m going to show you how to build your project structure in just a few minutes using Elementool’s Scheduling software. We will define a project, iterations and tasks. When beginning a new project, it is important to first understand what the structure of the project will be. We recommend […]

How to Eliminate Procrastination Forever

Hi, it’s Allison here again. We all know what it’s like to get caught in the procrastination trap. There’s a job that has to be done, but you’re afraid it’s going to be difficult and time consuming, so you put it off till the last minute. Sometimes you’re tired or not feeling motivated to do […]

Elementool is Going Agile

There are big things happening here at Elementool, and the latest is that we are going agile. Agile planning is a flexible approach to project management that gives you the freedom to make adjustments to your plan when needed. By dividing projects into smaller iterations, or mini-projects, you are better able to monitor progress and […]

Website Facelift

In the next few weeks, we’re going to be making some design enhancements here at But don’t worry, these changes will not have any affect on the way that you utilize our site. During the redesign process, the application functionality will remain completely the same throughout the website, so you can continue using it […]

It's All About Relationships

Hi, I’m Allison, and I’d like to introduce you to a feature known as Field Dependencies. This is a very helpful feature that allows you to quickly locate and select relevant information when filling in a form. What the dependencies feature actually does is it enables the creation of relationships between fields in such a […]

Learn How to Create SRS Documents in 10 Seconds

Hi, it’s Allison again. When most people think of three little letters that might save your life, SOS comes to mind. But for me, S-R-S is the ultimate lifesaver when it comes to project management. SRS stands for Software Requirements Specification, which is a document that fully describes the expected behavior of a software system. […]

How Long Will It Take?

Hi, it’s Allison again. In this clip, I’m going to teach you an easy and simple way to estimate tasks that you can use right away. Estimating how long it will take to accomplish a task can be surprisingly difficult. An endless variety of factors and variables can affect the outcome, making an apparently complicated […]

Give Them What They Need

Carl is managing a major software project for his company. The client calls Carl and talks about what needs to be done for the project in general. As project manager, Carl brings his team together for a meeting and explains the project scope. Unfortunately, he forgets to bring up a few crucial details. The team […]

Learn Agile Development in 3 Simple Steps

I’m Allison and I’m going to teach you Scrum Agile Development in three simple steps. This is a special video I created just for Elementool’s clients and the people on our mailing list. So if you’re watching this, you are one of the special lucky people who, within a few minutes, will have a system […]