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3 Team Collaboration Tips Every Project Manager Should Know

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by Jeff Collins

Depending on the length of your project, collaboration can become stale. Members of the project team may find their own clicks, and certain members may want to always have the same responsibilities. However, project management is susceptible to change, and regardless of what changes occur, your project management team needs to work together towards success….

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3 Tips for Hiring the Right Project Managers

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by Jeff Collins

The importance of hiring the right project manager cannot be overstated enough. The project manager won’t necessarily be doing every last bit of work with regards to a project, but he or she will be the leader who takes the reigns of the proverbial ship and makes sure that everything is coming in on time…

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3 Ways to Advance Your Career with a PMP Training Course

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by Jeff Collins

The field of project management is in a constant state of change. New software comes out periodically, and new technologies are always changing how activities and tasks are completed throughout your project.  As a project manager, you need to be aware of these changes when they occur. However, you can show your current and prospective…

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3 Ways to Effectively Manage Project Scope

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by Joe Somerville

As a project manager, you will face an endless barrage of changes to your project’s plan. Unfortunately, some of these changes will result in delays, additional stretching of a finite budget, and problems. These changes in project scope are commonly referred to as project creep. Without a proper understanding of how to effectively manage project…

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4 Best Practices for Reducing Project Risk

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by Joe Somerville

An effective risk management program is essential to modeling and reducing risk for your project. If you fail to create an accurate representation of the potential risks to your project, your project will be more likely to incur delays and additional costs, if not fail entirely. However, you can reduce risk to your project by following a…

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4 Ways to Spring Clean Your Construction Projects

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by Jeff Collins

Many people use spring as a great opportunity to open up some windows, let in some fresh air, and really breathe new life into their homes. It’s a great opportunity to throw off the shackles of the winter weather and move forward in a bold and dramatic fashion with a completely new mindset. The same…

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4 Ways to Transform Your Business with Oracle Primavera Engineering and Construction

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by Jeff Collins

One of the main keys to successfully completing a project is always making sure that you have a plan in place before it ever begins. When you think about all of the moving parts of a project – which are not limited only to your team members – you begin to realize just how disastrous…

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5 Benefits of a Cloud Based Project Management Software

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by Jeff Collins

Even basic project management software brings with it a wide range of different benefits that are hard to ignore. Instead of keeping reams of paper and notebook after notebook of information as your project goes on, you can enter everything into one interface that is then accessible at a moment’s notice. In the last few…

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5 Books Every Project Manager Should Read

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by Jeff Collins

Once you have taken on the role of project manager, it can be easy to let the opportunities for expanding your knowledge base through project management books pass you by. Unfortunately, this means you could be missing out on valuable lessons and information for increasing your efficiency and skills. Although you must ensure your workers…

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5 Business Intelligence Trends You Don’t Want to Ignore

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by Jeff Collins

Business intelligence (BI) tools are empowering a new era of project managers, small-business owners, and enterprise growth. While these tools seem frightening, they will be the driving force behind rapid scalability and responsiveness throughout the economy. Specifically, BI tools and abilities are going to become evident in several ways and trends, which include the following….

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5 Key Ways to Optimize Your Project Management Dashboards

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by Jeff Collins

A project management dashboard is one of the most effective ways to monitor your project, and it ensures your project’s timely completion and adherence to the budget. However, project management dashboards can be easily customized to include hundreds, if not thousands, of metrics, and the effectiveness of the dashboard drops significantly. Fortunately, you can optimize…

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5 Keys to Success All PMOs Need to Know

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by Jeff Collins

Business leaders and project management offices (PMOs) have hundreds, if not thousands, of responsibilities. They oversee project deadlines, budgets and quality assurance concerns. But, modern projects are only growing in scope and complexity. The size of a project can easily require hundreds of employees across great distances. Controlling a project’s variables is essential to its success. A…

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