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5 Tips to Improve Your Time Management

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by Jeff Collins

Time is everything in project management. The project needs to be completed by the deadline, resources need to be delivered, and everyone in the project is paid on the basis of worked hours. Your responsibilities extend far and wide in the project, but you cannot micromanage the project. If you do, you will encounter delays and encourage…

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5 Trends Impacting Construction Software

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by Jeff Collins

A project changes heavily throughout all processes, including construction, and construction software improves project efficiency without high, added expenses. Furthermore, digital applications of construction software continue to grow to meet project demands. Consequently, selecting construction management software can mean the difference between a satisfying or disappointing construction project outcome. Before you decide which type of…

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5 Ways to Save Time (And Money) On Your Enterprise Construction Projects

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by Jeff Collins

When it comes to enterprise construction projects, there are always a few key things to keep in mind. For starters, time and money are two of the most valuable resources that you have at your disposal. The key thing to takeaway, however, is that these are not renewable resources. You don’t have an infinite supply…

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6 Project Risks That Can Lead to Sabotage

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by Jeff Collins

Risk is a certain fundamental element of every project. No matter how hard you try to avoid it, it will rear its ugly head time and again. The key is looking at the big picture at the outset of a project, however, and identifying these risks up front so you know exactly what steps you…

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6 Qualities You Should Look For in an IT Support Service

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by Jeff Collins

Outsourcing IT support solutions has become a common practice for many businesses. Outsourced solutions provide additional benefits to your organization and improve your productivity. However, choosing an Outsourced IT solution requires a bit of research. You need to know that your chosen solution will be able to provide a greater benefit to your organization than…

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6 Reasons Why Projects Fail, Even When Using PM Software

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by Jeff Collins

Project management software is a valuable tool to team leaders everywhere. It is not, however, designed to do all of your work for you. A large number of project managers have issues with project management software and achieving the types of success that they need. By understanding the common types of issues that people in…

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6 Reasons Your Project Could Benefit From Staff Augmentation Services

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by Jeff Collins

Throughout the course of your projects, you may find yourself in need of staff augmentation services. In a basic sense, staff augmentation services enable you to expand your existing workforce, but the benefits extend beyond schedule needs. As a project manager, you need to consider how staff augmentation can help you ensure the success of…

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6 Tips for Effectively Managing Small Projects

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by Jeff Collins

Do you ever sit and think about how many responsibilities you have to fulfill today? Without realizing it, you will be communicating with your students, clients, or coworkers. You will need to make sure your income exceeds your expenses, and you will still need to meet the expectations of your superiors. This may sound like…

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6 Tips for Passing the PMP Certification

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by Jeff Collins

Passing the PMP Certification shows future employers you have the skills necessary to successfully organize, run, and oversee a given project. The PMP Certification is the only globally recognized certification for project management, and companies will usually hire someone with this certification over someone who lacks it. To help you prepare for the exam, follow…

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7 Common Project Portfolio Dashboard Mistakes

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by Jeff Collins

A project portfolio dashboard is one of the most effective ways to gain insights into how a project and the project team functions, but it can quickly become a nightmare. As a project or program manager, you need to know how to avoid these seven common project portfolio dashboard mistakes. Mistake 1: Dashboard Is Static…

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7 PMP Exam Prep Books and Resources You Should Utilize

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by Jeff Collins

To gain a competitive advantage over other project managers, you need to obtain your PMP certification. The PMP exam is considered the defining factor of the best project managers and project management staff around the world. However, the exam requires attention, preparation, and a commitment to superior understanding of project management skills. Before you decide…

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7 Project Scheduling Best Practices You Can’t Afford to Ignore

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by Jeff Collins

Projects of all sizes need to have proper project schedules in order to stay within their proper timelines and scope. Project scheduling software like Oracle’s Primavera P6, allows you to organize tasks and keep track of changes as they come along. Although a software will allow you to stay organized and keep track of things, there are other…

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