Your IT guy (or gal) has no idea what OnePager is or how it works

I’m generalizing, but this is largely true.

The statement may be shocking for some of you, I know, but it’s one you need to be conscious of, for your own sanity.

They’re probably the best in their profession if they’ve created the perception that they inherently know about, and can fix, everything related to your computer. However, it’s simply not true.

http://inkontheside.com/2013/11/18/being-an-i-t-guy/

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10 Things You Can, But Should NEVER Do In OnePager – #10

This is the last article in a series meant to highlight the mistakes or missteps we see most often in our OnePager support interactions. These are things we wish we could help everyone avoid, and do the proper way instead.

10 – Always Use The Default Templates

OnePager does “auto-magically” make you a visual from your source file, but it doesn’t read your mind. It uses Templates to control how your charts are rendered.

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10 Things You Can, But Should NEVER Do In OnePager – #9

This is the ninth article in a series meant to highlight the mistakes or missteps we see most often in our OnePager support interactions. These are things we wish we could help everyone avoid, and do the proper way instead.

9 – Zoom into your chart, the hard way

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The wrong way(s)…

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10 Things You Can, But Should NEVER Do In OnePager – #8

This is the eighth article in a series meant to highlight the mistakes or missteps we see most often in our OnePager support interactions. These are things we wish we could help everyone avoid, and do the proper way instead.

8 – Building up lots of snapshots unnecessarily

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10 Things You Can, But Should NEVER Do In OnePager – #7

This is the seventh article in a series meant to highlight the mistakes or missteps we see most often in our OnePager support interactions. These are things we wish we could help everyone avoid, and do the proper way instead.

7 – Update without first opening the project view you want to update

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Here’s another analogy: if you hired me to paint your house, and then I just told you to trust that I’d pick the right color, would you? Probably not…

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Add OnePager as a Skill on LinkedIn for a Boost in 2018

Companies are looking for people like you.  Did you know that?

The following industries, in particular, have significantly embraced OnePager as a critical tool for successful plan communications in their business:

  • Biotech and Pharmaceuticals
  • Aerospace and Defense
  • Healthcare
  • Consulting and Professional Services
  • Energy
  • Finance and Insurance
  • Technology and IT
  • Real Estate and Construction
  • Telecommunications and Media
  • Government and Public Sector
  • Food and Beverage
  • Manufacturing

Don’t be left out of an opportunity because you simply didn’t take the time.

To add OnePager, just click on the Add Skill button in your LinkedIn Profile.

Best of luck in your career in 2018!

10 Things You Can, But Should NEVER Do In OnePager – #5

Happy New Year!

This is the fifth article in a series meant to highlight the mistakes or missteps we see most often in our OnePager support interactions. These things we wish we could help everyone avoid, and do the proper way instead.

5 – Overwrite Task Labels In OnePager

The wrong way…

As you have likely discovered, OnePager allows you the ability to change its label by double-clicking on the task bar or milestone shape. The experience will look like the image to the left, where you will end up with a dialog box to overwrite the label that was automatically added from your source file (in Project or Excel). By default, our Templates use the Task Name field in Project.

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