Category: Project Management

5 Business Intelligence Trends You Don’t Want to Ignore

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by Innovative Management Solutions

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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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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5 Must-Have Skills Project Managers Should Mention in Their Resume

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The growth of the Internet has given rise to a new generation of project managers, and being hired for a given project is not as easy as it used to be. Potential clients will have access to dozens, if not hundreds, of resumes for highly trained and qualified project managers. However, you can increase your…

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5 New Ways to Improve Your Project Collaboration

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When project collaboration is missing, your project is much more likely to fail. Meanwhile, your team members will not work to the best of their abilities, and your relationship with stakeholders will shudder. However, you can still improve your project collaboration by using these five tactics in every interaction with all involved parties in your…

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5 Oracle Primavera Tips for Even Better Project Management

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by Joe Somerville

Oracle Primavera is a type of software that falls into the category of EPPM, or enterprise project portfolio management. It’s the type of solution that includes project management tools, utilities that are designed to increase the ease at which team members are able to collaborate with one another and more. Even if you think that…

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5 Habits of a Great Project Manager

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In many ways, a great project manager is not unlike a great sports coach. He or she needs to be someone who can identify the individual strengths of each team member and should always be putting those people in the position they need to be in to thrive. He should always be making sure that…

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5 Reasons to Conduct Schedule Risk Analysis for Your Oil & Gas Project

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by Joe Somerville

The oil and gas industry faces dozens of challenges throughout the course of business, especially considering the development of new sites and ensuring proper project management. In order for oil and gas industry projects to be successful and bring in a high return on investment, project managers must thoroughly understand how a thorough schedule risk…

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5 Signs That You Were Meant to Be a Project Manager

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by Joe Somerville

Have you thought about what you want to do with your life? If this sounds like the opening to a speech from high school, you’re not mistaken. However, project management is growing more each year. Companies need dedicated, worthy project managers, and you may be the right person for the job. If you haven’t thought…

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5 Reasons Why Your Enterprise Project Management Process Isn’t Working

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by Joe Somerville

The Enterprise Project Management Process, also commonly referred to as the EPPM, is always one of the most important parts of any project. The right type of enterprise project management process can be a great way to make sure that all team members are always on the right track, that everyone is being as productive…

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5 Must-Know Project Management Techniques For Your Project Team

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Project management presents a bigger challenge than just telling everyone on the team to do things a certain way. People that are not used to working within a formal structure and framework can sometimes rebel when they are asked to do it for the first time. These people will first tend to get negative and…

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3 Keys to Enhance Project Selection to Achieve Business-Driven Goals

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Traditionally, the Project Portfolio Management sector has attempted to take organizational strategy and translate it into reality. Unfortunately, the success rates of these traditional PPM projects have left organizations searching for a better method or process. In order to understand why success rates of projects have been so dismal, we must remember why we execute projects, which is…

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