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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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Resource leveling is a hotly debated subject in the project management world. The comments range from one should never level resources – ever! To you can use leveling if you know the consequences. Or you should only level manually. So, what’s the deal?? First, what is resource leveling? Mic... (more)
by: Cynthia West in:    Project Management Software Implementation and Adoption Best Practices    Comments (4)
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Project manager is a standard job description used in organizations these days, whereas ten or fifteen years ago, it was reserved for very specific roles in very specific industries. Sometimes it feels like the hype of “project management” over shadows the real reason why you need project... (more)
by: Angie Smith in:    Project Management for Marketing & Interactive Teams   
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IRVINE, Calif., Aug 12, 2014 – Monolithic Power Systems, Inc., a San Jose-based high-performance analog semiconductor company that makes chips for the power industry, has implemented Project Insight’s project management software (www.projectinsight.net) to provide project visibility across the ... (more)
by: Denise Rodriguez in:    Project Insight News   
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Greetings from your customer success representative! I’m back with another edition of my vlog: Slice of PI. This episode focuses on how and when to use placeholder resources. Join me as I explain how useful placeholder resources can be when creating project templates, and planning the budg... (more)
by: Margaret Campbell in:    Slice of PI   
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If you believe a project manager is equivalent to a general manager, they you believe that they should have input or the authority to make hiring decisions for the project. This week on our webinar we are talking to Lizz Pellet an expert in using social media successfully for hiring. ... (more)
by: Diane Altwies in:    Connect, Collaborate, Perform - PM Best Practices   
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Good afternoon- We have recently implemented PI in our organization and would like to ask other companies how they were able to get by-in from your organization. How long before you saw total adoption and did you offer incentives to your teams? Sincerely, Jan A. Johnson
by: Jan Johnson in:    Project Insight Q & A    Comments (1)
As project managers, it’s our job to make sure that we hold each resource accountable for the tasks given. It’s ideal for us to know what each resource is working on, how long it will take them, the current status, etc. If that description makes it seem like a difficult job to tackle, then you w... (more)
by: Janelle Abaoag in:    Project Management Software Discussions   
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Based on my experiences from being involved in successful and unsuccessful project management offices and my own stints leading project management offices, I’d like to discuss what I consider to be five key things that every good PMO needs to bring to the table in order to be effective and help... (more)
by: BradEgeland in:    Best Practices of Online Project Management    Comments (1)
In the first three parts of this seven part series on highly effective project managers, we’ve covered the concepts of: 1) being above reproach 2) being organized 3) staying current In this Part 4, we’ll cover the idea of the highly effective project manager reaching out to ... (more)
by: BradEgeland in:    Best Practices of Online Project Management    Comments (1)
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