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We hold that there are three basic tiers to the project and portfolio management solution marketplace. Low end tools Mid-market solutions High end systems The three tiers differ in terms of the following: Functionality Investment Maturity level of the project team Time to implement ... (more)
by: Cynthia West in:    Project Management Software Implementation and Adoption Best Practices   
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Our philosophy has always been to excel one area - Project and portfolio management solutions and services. In the 1990s, there was a movement in the information technology (IT) industry called 'knowledge management.' During that time, many large and sophisticated companies attempted to dev... (more)
by: Cynthia West in:    Project Management Software Implementation and Adoption Best Practices   
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It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, two completely separate companies had finally decided to abandon using desktop applications like MS Project and Excel to manage project schedules and resources. Their challenges were similar. Sharing project schedules by emailing MS Project fi... (more)
by: Cynthia West in:    Project Management Software Implementation and Adoption Best Practices    Comments (1)
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How is Project Insight different than Microsoft Project desktop? There are several distinctions between any cloud or web-based software versus a single user, desktop application. Cloud solutions like Project Insight are inherently collaborative and democratic, as opposed to top-down, command and ... (more)
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I'm always talking about having three elements in your successful project management software implementation: people, product and processes. In order for your implementation to be successful, you need all three. Within each element, there are many segments, variables. I'd like you to make sure y... (more)
by: Cynthia West in:    Project Management Software Implementation and Adoption Best Practices    Comments (1)
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Definition of a Project The Project Management Institute (PMI) definition of a project is a ‘temporary endeavor undertaken to create a unique product, service or result.' By definition a project is unique, meaning that no two are exactly alike. However, most organizations have projects that are s... (more)
by: Cynthia West in:    Project Management Software Implementation and Adoption Best Practices   
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If you are considering Project Insight as your project management solution, or if you already have selected PI, then you need to know about our free training webinars and videos! We have over 150 hours of live and recorded training available to customers and the public. We offer several ca... (more)
by: Cynthia West in:    Project Management Software Implementation and Adoption Best Practices    Comments (1)
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In an earlier blog post, I mentioned needing three mission critical elements to a successful roll out: People, Product, and Processes. I call it the three legged stool. If you have three legs on your stool, it is stable. If you only have two legs on a stool, it will tip over! The people are... (more)
by: Cynthia West in:    Project Management Software Implementation and Adoption Best Practices   
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IRVINE, CALIF., Sept 17, 2014 - Project and portfolio management software provider, Project Insight (www.projectinsight.net) announced its upcoming project management webinar, “Transforming Resistance into Support” along with long-time partner Core Performance Concepts Inc. (www.coreperformance... (more)
by: Denise Rodriguez in:    Project Insight News   
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“A quality assurance (QA) team is an unnecessary hindrance to the project manager,” as I have heard project managers echo. The QA team is only going to waste my time, thinks the project manager and makes my life miserable by pointing out the steps that were not followed during the course of proj... (more)
by: Ashish Sadekar in:    Project Management in Information Technology   
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