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Purpose of the PIEmatrix Wiki

Welcome to the PIEmatrix Wiki. This Wiki contains publicly accessible documentation contributed and maintained by anybody interested in working with PIEmatrix.

What goes into the PIEmatrix Wiki?

Guidelines for consistency

Who can contribute content to the PIEmatrix Wiki?

What to use PIEmatrix for

Why PIEmatrix and not my xls/doc/tasks etc. list?

Why PIEmatrix and not Basecamp?

  • Basecamp is a list of tasks which allows you to assign other people to tasks, communicate with them, and upload files
  • PIEmatrix is all of the above and more:
    • It is much more pleasing to the eye
    • It allows for complicated projects to be managed across multiple layers to allow for the big picture and at the same time to break it down to the smaller parts the individual users need
    • Those smaller parts can be broken up into "slices" and "boxes" (or "chapters" like in a book) - these "chapters" help to conceptualize the different pieces of the project
    • It creates process flows
    • It is made for repeatable best practices that can improve over time
    • It keeps all knowledge from processes so that transition of processes/projects/jobs from one person to another becomes much easier
  • PIEmatrix helps you complete your Wish List, Basecamp helps you complete your Task List
  • Lots of peoples Wish List is to:
    • Improve productivity
    • Get more done with the same resources
    • Increase revenue or reduce cost
    • Keep all knowledge from processes in a place that allows others to pick up the content quickly

=>PIEmatrix can make this happen

Sample PIEmatrix Projects

Getting Access to PIEmatrix

Any Interested User

At Green Mountain Higher Education Consortium Schools

Usage Policy

PIEmatrix Login and Use

Your Own Settings

Email Settings

Log Out Timer


Getting Started

Layers versus Pie Slices versus Boxes versus Steps

Some Editing Suggestions

Issues versus Risks

Stacking of Projects


How to Stack


What are Templates?

When do you create boxes/steps in a template vs. a project?

What do you do in Templates vs. Projects?

Available Templates

Duration in Templates and how it effects Live Projects

What your Department should discuss before/when using PIEmatrix

Need Technical Help with your Project?

Wiki Edit Help