Office 365 Project Time Reporter for Project Online

Ever since timesheets were introduced in Microsoft Project Server, there has always been a desire to be able to update the timesheets on the go, so as to not be tied to the computer. Think of projects in Construction Management, where most of the team members are out in the field and are unable to come back Read more about Office 365 Project Time Reporter for Project Online[…]

PMBOK 6th Edition – What You Need to Know

PMBOK (Project Management Body of Knowledge) is an internationally recognized project management guide published by PMI (Project Management Institute), with the first edition released in 1996. To stay in tune with evolving practices in business, project management professionals (PMPs) continuously work to improve processes and methodologies applied in project environments.  Continual improvement and alignment of Read more about PMBOK 6th Edition – What You Need to Know[…]

3 Reasons Team Members Disengage and How to Overcome Them

Project management is often defined as managing the scope, cost and schedule of a project. What many forget is that the triple constraints aren’t what facilitate projects to completion. It is the people behind those projects that drive the execution. How many times have you been in your weekly status meeting listening to everyone around Read more about 3 Reasons Team Members Disengage and How to Overcome Them[…]

Do’s and Don’ts of Hiring a Project Management Consulting Company

Many companies choose to hire consultants to establish an efficient system or process to enable desired success. We know that companies lose a significant amount of money when projects are handled ineffectively due to mismanagement, inefficient project managers etc. However, all problems are not solved miraculously by hiring a consulting company, especially one without the Read more about Do’s and Don’ts of Hiring a Project Management Consulting Company[…]

The 5 Most Common Mistakes When Managing a Project

Project management is truly a juggling act. One day you have to deal with a tough client, the next day the team members have not completed the assigned tasks, then you end each day or week having to report everything back to your manager. The dynamics of any particular project change on a daily basis, Read more about The 5 Most Common Mistakes When Managing a Project[…]

The 3 Biggest Frustrations Most PMs Face

The 3 Biggest Frustrations Most PMs Face With today’s technological advances and globalization most PMs (Project Managers) manage multiple projects in an organization. In many cases the teams are cross-functional teams and working in different time zones. Project Management is a discipline that consists of methodologies and tools to assist in successful completion of projects Read more about The 3 Biggest Frustrations Most PMs Face[…]

Is Microsoft Project for Your Organization?

Most organizations have projects and almost all organizations want their projects to be completed efficiently on time and budget. And the truth is, it can be done. Among all the resources a project needs such as an experienced Project Manager, a dedicated team, materials, equipment’s etc. that contribute to the success of a project, scheduling Read more about Is Microsoft Project for Your Organization?[…]

5 Sure-Fire Ways to Waste a Ton of Time and Money on the Wrong Projects

There are some great techniques available to select and prioritize projects for your organization that will deliver the best results… but that may not be your objective. If you prefer to burn money and waste everyone’s time working on the wrong projects, then here are some ways to accomplish that. Technique #1: Shotgunning One common Read more about 5 Sure-Fire Ways to Waste a Ton of Time and Money on the Wrong Projects[…]