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Nicholas Morpus

Nick is a seasoned writer and digital marketing specialist with lots of experience in B2B software research. He has always had a passion for technology and has worked as an Apple technical specialist, in the social media startup scene, and also in local DC real estate.

Recent Articles

Leveraging the Principles and Benefits of Lean Project Management
If you’re looking to improve efficiency and remove procedural waste, take a page from Toyota’s book and introduce some lean project management methodology.
Everything You Need to Know About Gantt Charts
There are many ways to visualize project progress, but few are as effective as a Gantt chart. This guide covers everything you need to know to use Gantt charts.
The 8 Best Marketing Project Management Software Tools You Should Try
If you're looking for structure for your creative projects, check out the top marketing project management software options you should consider for your marketing team.
Understanding the 5 Project Management Process Groups
What does a project look like laid out from start to finish? Learn more with this beginner's guide to the five project management process groups.
Agile vs Waterfall: The Great Project Methodology Debate
Agile and waterfall are two common project management terms, but what do they really mean? Learn how to choose between these agile vs waterfall methodologies.
The Agile Beginner’s Guide to Burndown Charts
Want to find out if your team is on track to finishing your project on time? Track the progress of your project using a burndown chart.
A Beginner's Guide to Construction Project Management
Construction project management is a highly skilled career path. It requires great attention to detail, technical knowledge, and must coordinate lots of different moving parts.
The 8 Best Project Scheduling Software Platforms You Need to Try
There’s no sense in making project planning any more difficult than it has to be. Track your progress with one of these eight project scheduling software tools.
The 8 Best Jira Alternatives for All Types of Projects
Jira is a popular project management software tool, but it might not be best for your organization. If you're looking for a Jira alternative, here are eight options to consider.
The 10 Most Important Project Manager Responsibilities
Not sure what project managers actually do? Find out the top ten core project manager responsibilities, duties, and tasks here on The Blueprint.
The Top 8 Wrike Alternatives to Meet Your Needs
Wrike's project management platform covers the basics, but what if you want a little more? Here are eight top Wrike alternatives to meet your needs -- and then some.
8 Project Management Best Practices to Try Today
If you’re looking to go from good to great as a project manager, here are eight golden project management best practices to help execute your deliverables.
What is Jira: An Overview of a Unique Project Management Tool
Looking for project management software, but find yourself wondering "what is jira?" The Blueprint looks at what Jira is used for, its best features, and whether it's for you.
Everything You Need to Know About Kanban Project Management
Create, manage, and track your projects using kanban project management, one of the most popular workflow management methodologies in the world.
How to Use Trello for Project Management
Using Trello for project management allows you to organize your business' projects in a kanban format. The Blueprint breaks down how to best use Trello for PM.
Top 8 Trello Alternatives to Manage Your Projects
If you need a project management software that covers the basics, check out these 8 affordable Trello alternatives to see what fits your needs.
The 8 Best Asana Alternatives on the Market
Asana is a fantastic project management tool, but it can’t do it all. These are the 8 best Asana alternatives on the market for your project management needs.
Zoho Projects Review
Zoho Projects has little to offer outside the standard functions for a project management tool. The Blueprint provides an in-depth review of this software.
A Step-By-Step Guide to the Critical Path Method
The critical path method is a popular project management technique to determine a project's duration. Discover your project’s critical path in 4 simple steps.
How a Feasibility Study Can Benefit Your Projects
A feasibility study is a crucial step in forecasting the success of a project. The Blueprint breaks down how you can conduct your own feasibility study.
Trello Review
Trello is the perfect collaboration tool for beginners and seasoned professionals alike. Check out the Blueprint's Trello review for features and usability.
A Step-By-Step Guide to Project Risk Management
Project risk management helps you identify potential issues that derail your progress. The Blueprint takes an in-depth look at how to execute your deliverables successfully.
A Beginner’s Guide to Agile Project Management Methodology
Agile project management is popular for executing fast-paced projects with frequent direction changes. The Blueprint breaks down this project management method.
ActiveCollab Review
ActiveCollab is an all-encompassing project management software. The Blueprint takes an in-depth look at its features, ease of use, pricing and more.
Microsoft To Do Review
Microsoft To Do excels in its ability to track and monitor tasks from lists you create. The Blueprint takes a look at best uses for this project management software.
Scoro Review
Scoro is known for its user-friendly, yet advanced features. The Blueprint takes a look at whether this is the right project management software for you.
The 8 Best Basecamp Alternatives for Your Projects
Basecamp is a fantastic project management tool that prioritizes collaboration. But sometimes, projects require an in-depth framework. Check out The Blueprint's top Basecamp alternatives.
Freedcamp Review
Freedcamp is a solid but quite basic free project management software. Learn whether it's the right tool for your team's needs.
The Best Project Management Tools Your Team Should Use
A project management tool needs to be able to scale across your entire team while keeping team uniformity. The Blueprint takes a look at the best tools on the market.
The 5 Project Management Steps to Follow for Success
Ensure your project will succeed from the start by following these core five project management steps.
The 5 Project Management Principles of Planning
Guide your project planning process using these five core project management principles.
The 5 Core Steps of the Project Management Process
No matter the assignment, be sure to follow the steps of the project management process. The Blueprint breaks down what you need to know.
5 Steps to Create an Airtight Project Management Plan
Using some hard work, the right software, and these 5 steps, you can create the best project management plan for your needs.
Project Management Basics: Everything You Need to Know
If you’re looking to jumpstart your career as a project manager, take a look at our in-depth guide of the project management basics to know.
TeamGantt Review
TeamGantt is more than timeline charts. Learn about the task management functions of this comprehensive project management software with our TeamGantt review. Review touts its software as easy, visual, and intuitive. Although it's not cheap, you’re paying for a tool that is easy to learn, loaded with functionality, and looks fantastic to boot.
Wrike Review
Wrike is a flexible and scalable project management tool that provides you with many different forms of task management and process oversight.
Microsoft Project Review
Microsoft Project has a well-known, billion-dollar company backing it with endless resources. Yet, they've created a complex management tool that requires training to master.
Asana Review
Asana incentivizes team members to use the software for their own benefit through worker-centric features. Read to learn if it's right for your team.
Airtable Review
Airtable mixes standard project management with the flair of design programs like Canva. Find out if this tool is right for you with our Airtable review.
Podio Review
Podio is a comprehensive project management tool to keep your teams up to date and on time. Read to finf out whether it's right for you.
Jira Review
While Jira is well-known by software development teams, there’s no reason you can’t use this tool for all kinds of collaborative projects.
Basecamp Review
Basecamp offers the core necessities of project collaboration for a simple flat price, no matter which features you use, number of users you have, or support you need.
Mavenlink Review
Mavenlink is a robust project management tool suited for large teams in a corporate setting. Learn more about Mavenlink's features, pricing and ease of use.