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5 Signs You Need a Basic Primavera Training Course

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Oracle’s Primavera is one of the most comprehensive, high quality project management software solutions available on the market today. With proper utilization, you can use Primavera to guide you and your team through all stage of a project, tracking progress along the way and guaranteeing that you’re always moving forward towards completion, even in the…

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5 Signs You Have Scope Creep

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Scope creep refers to the gradual addition and expansion of project tasks and activities without necessarily expanding the budget or pushing the deadline out further. Unfortunately, scope creep undermines the overall effectiveness and productivity of the project management team, and it can result in added costs and pressures to your team. As a result, you must identify…

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15 Quotes to Live By For Better Project Management

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Inspirational Quotes For Better Project Management 1. “To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often.” – Winston Churchill 2. “PMs are the most creative pros in the world; we have to figure out everything that could go wrong, before it does.” – Fredrik Haren 3. “Plans are only good intentions unless they immediately degenerate into hard…

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5 Qualities of Great Construction Project Managers

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All great construction projects require the efforts of countless skilled workers, hundreds of specific tasks, and the leadership of a great construction project manager. However, inexperienced project managers have the potential for greatness, but they must possess five crucial abilities to become a “Great Construction Project Manager.” Great Construction Project Managers Communicate Clearly and Effectively Communication…

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5 Qualities of a Successful Project Control Professional

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Modern corporations and clients need successful project control professionals. However, the definition of successful can be misleading, and some project control professionals may avoid applying for a position for fear of rejection. Fortunately, the definition of success can be best exemplified by identifying its key qualities. Take a look at how these five qualities characterize…

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5 Primavera P6 Tips That Are Guaranteed to Save You Time

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by Joe Somerville

Oracle Primavera P6 is designed to enhance your efficiency and ensure successful project management. However, Primavera’s countless tools and wide-reaching abilities can make navigation and performing certain tasks in the system difficult. To improve your productivity and save time, you need to fully use these five tips. 1. Key Primavera Tip to Make a Copy…

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10 Benefits of Reading the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK)

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Advancing your career can feel overwhelming in project management. There are literally thousands of resources at your disposal, but you still have to find time to work and study. Rather than searching for endless resources, you should consider reading the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK). By reading the PMBOK, you will gain the following benefits….

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5 Primavera Functions That Project Managers Must Know

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by Joe Somerville

Oracle Primavera helps to make your project management responsibilities easier and more efficient. However, understanding all of the tips and tricks in Primavera functions does not necessarily mean that you will be productive. Instead, you need to know how to perform certain, specific actions and functions, and this list will help you get on your…

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10 Advantages of the Oracle Primavera P6 Software

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by Jeff Collins

Oracle Primavera P6 gives unparalleled control, monitoring, and insight to planners, project managers, schedulers, employers, stakeholders, and any others who are involved in a given project. Many tend to think of Oracle Primavera P6 as useful in large-scale projects exclusively. However, the software has been employed in projects of any size and across every industry. The…

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The Value of Project Dashboard Reporting

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by Jeff Collins

New tools in project management can appear complex and unusable. However, project dashboard reporting stands out as one of the quickest, most effective ways of adding value to your project team and your organization. Check out some of the reasons why project dashboard reporting tools are becoming one of the most valuable assets of modern…

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How to Build a BPM Business Case

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by Jeff Collins

Business process management (BPM) is becoming an archetype of successful business operations. Companies use process management to optimize business practices by evaluating existing project controls for efficiency and effectiveness. Meanwhile, the ability to access and benefit from process management is growing easier as more project controls and tools become available through the cloud. Difficulties may accompany proposals…

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Ask These 6 Questions About Your Project Management Process

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by Jeff Collins

Modern project management is about more than providing a set of practices for a project office to follow. To deliver on schedule and within budget, project management offices (PMOs) must have a successful project management process in place. Yet, knowing the difference between a good and a great process is difficult at best. At their core,…

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