Category: Project Management

3 Ways to Help You Measure Your Project Performance

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by Joe Somerville

In terms of project management, “success” is defined by a great deal more than just whether or not you were able to deliver what you promised on time. In many ways, success is actually a bit of a moving target, with a large number of variables that you need to keep track of at any…

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3 Ways to Get Your Project Management Budget Under Control

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by Joe Somerville

How do you define the success or failure of a project? For many, a successful project is completed without delays, changes in the budget, or unnecessary costs. As a project manager, you have to continually think about your budget throughout the duration of a project. If your budget comes in too low, the company could…

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3 Solutions For A Team Who Is Consistently Missing Deliverables & Deadlines

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by Joe Somerville

When a project team begins missing deadlines and deliverables, it can feel like a nightmare. Stakeholders and upper-level managers may be angry, and the overall goals of your project can be threatened. Unfortunately, even the best project teams can experience unforeseen delays and problems, causing delays and missed deadlines. But, you can help get your…

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15 Tips for Managing Small Projects

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by Jeff Collins

Many online articles deal with the management of large-scale, long-duration projects. However, small projects make up a significant number of the total projects completed globally. But, small projects can be simplified by using these 15 tips to manage them. 1. Avoiding Overkill Is Key to Managing Small Projects Do not over complicate a small project….

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5 Signs You Have Scope Creep

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by Innovative Management Solutions

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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5 Qualities of Great Construction Project Managers

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by Innovative Management Solutions

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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by Innovative Management Solutions

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 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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6 Principles of Strategic Enterprise Project Portfolio Management

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by Innovative Management Solutions

The world’s top oil and gas companies understand that strategic portfolio management is the next step in the maturity of enterprise project portfolio management. There is a substantive difference between strategic enterprise project portfolio management and conventional enterprise project portfolio management. Let’s take a closer look at the distinguishing factors. Principles of Strategic Enterprise Project…

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