So you've been searching for a tool to use for document management. The market is full of options, so how do you know what's right for you?
Find yourself forgetting important Earned Value formulas and symbols? Use this handy cheat sheet to refresh your memory! Click here for a printable version.
In 2005, the Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA) implemented a 14-Point Schedule to help identify potential issues within project schedules. These 14 points act as a means of evaluating schedules to ensure they are built to best practices.
Ever wondered why you're unable to access your PRISM project at a specific moment in time? Especially during period close?
There are times when you will need to access a project but can't because someone is logged in as ‘Exclusive’. It can be incredibly frustrating - but there is a solution!
Systems integration - linking together all your computer systems and software into one cohesive whole. It seems like a good idea, right? But why is integration so important?
Having integrated systems allows organizations to:
- Avoid data silos.
- Gain real-time visibility into their data.
- Reduce mistakes and duplications.
- Save time by not having to manually import data.
Next week ARES PRISM will be at the AACE Alaska Western Workshop. While at the conference, we will be presenting on the topic of "Cognitive Business Intelligence". Here is a little sneak peek into the presentation!
Projects are getting larger and more complicated with each passing day. In order for organizations to remain competitive they must find a way to improve their efficiency and visibility when managing projects. A lack of visibility or efficiency can cause an array of issues in a project. If team members are unable to easily access information it limits their capability to make decisions or detect risks, ultimately undermining project success.
AACE provides project managers with an array of recommended practices to help them better manage and report on their projects. The newest recommended practice is AACE 86R-14, which offers guidelines on variance analysis and reporting.
“Train people well enough so they can leave. Treat them well enough so they don’t want to."
- Richard Branson -
Training is seen by many employees as an integral part of their overall compensation – it demonstrates a belief in the employee and a willingness to help them develop and grow.
The crux of the issue is that training employees can be incredibly expensive to an organization. But not training them can be even more expensive in the long run.
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Formation of Joint Ventures
Over the years projects have grown progressively larger and more complex. Execution of these large projects may require access to specialized project management knowledge contributed by an array of different people.