Technology

Project Software and You

Project Software and other technology tools drive many business functions—from the routine to the critical—and project management is no different. There are a number of platforms out there to help teams keep track of their project activities. Some systems help with scheduling labor, others with resource allocations, and still others focus on budget adherence. A…

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Keep Your Technology Project on the Path to Success

One challenge that often arises during any technology project—they may entail new system installations such as the launch of an ERP platform, or a migration from a legacy system to something with updated functionality—is the need to reevaluate existing business processes and determine how they’ll be affected by your planned implementation. New technologies don’t always…

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How much is lack of adequate training hurting your organization?

It’s not surprising to learn that lack of adequate project management training for team members can have a devastating impact on your project timelines and budget. See how a trained versus untrained team can impact your projects, but more importantly, your ability to make informed business decisions that could seriously impact your organization’s future. Want…

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Can Webinars Replace Stakeholder Meetings?

Webinars have become an increasingly popular platform for all sorts of educational events, from competency training to new product launches. But can they really replace live meetings—whether face-to-face or by telephone or video conference—where project teams interact with sponsors, end users, and other stakeholders? The answer: It depends. Where webinars work well When you have…

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3 Signs Your Project Office Technology Is Outdated

Technology evolves at a lightning pace. New features and expanded capabilities are released nearly every day, and platforms that didn’t even exist yesterday could be obsolete in the blink of an eye. Given the furious speed of advancement, it may seem strange to consider the possibility that your project office could outgrow its technology. But…

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Technology Alone Can’t Make You A Better Project Advocate

The role of project advocate is one PMP®s take very seriously. The bad news is that heavy workloads and garden variety time constraints sometimes push advocacy down on the priority scale. One popular solution is for project teams to seek out technology tools to maximize their resources.       It’s a good strategy but…

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