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Celebrating 30 years of delivering purpose built solutions for professional services organizations, this year’s Deltek user conference, Deltek Insight 2013, was

project insight  that manage the complete project lifecycle, including an extensive push into the mid office (with a full suite of PPM capabilities) and the front office (with CRM and opportunity intelligence information). The foundation for Deltek 3.0 was laid out at Deltek Insight 2013—Deltek 3.0 is the vision of being the global industry standard for project-based organizations, serving project focused verticals for companies large and small, in the cloud and on-premise, all across the globe, and even in the palm of

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PPM for Internal Departments

A business practice that assists organizations to align their portfolio of projects with their business strategy. Typically IT departments employ an IT governance framework to ensure that their PPM strategy is put into action. With the increasing demand of IT departments to justify their project investments, PPM software has risen in popularity as the tool of choice. It allows both executives and IT decision makers to gain insight into their IT portfolios. PPM software allows IT managers to prioritize projects, allocate resources where needed, and gain financial insight into their portfolio investments. 

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User Recommendations for Project-oriented Software


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project insight  phase. In these cases, project management is important, but it is not the sole requirement. MS Dynamics SL is the only product among the four reviewed in this series that supports a service management application suite. While this may not be required by organizations that are strictly project-oriented, it is becoming increasingly important where post-project services are less project-centric and more service-oriented. Microsoft Dynamics SL is a robust business management system, and its back-end Read More

Project Costing for Maximum Profitability


By implementing timekeeping solutions for costing, organizations obtain valuable insight into project profitability. Project-oriented timekeeping data is also used to bid on future projects, stay within budgeted costs, allocate appropriate resources, and track projects already under way. These solutions deliver more than just attendance tracking systems. They provide tools for understanding the impact of time and resources on project profitability.

project insight  can deliver an efficient project by having insight into their actual costs and resources being used across the company. With a project costing solution in place, divisions, directors, and project managers are easily able to demonstrate their value to the organization by consistently turning out profitable projects. Choosing a Timesheet Solution for Project Costing Many timesheet applications are not project oriented and focus too heavily on time card and payroll functions. Project managers are often Read More

Ten Keys for Project Success


Any project represents significant effort in terms of justifying resource allocation and expense. Project failure may not only diminish or eliminate expected benefits, but also damage existing tools and processes. There are ten key steps for project success; many of these steps occur concurrently, and are important focal points for teams and executives contemplating initiating projects.

project insight  Practice Lead and Senior Project Manager with Retail Process Engineering, LLC. His background at Target Stores, Andersen Consulting, E3 Corporation, JDA Software and Retail Process Engineering (RPE) gives him unique insight into retail change initiatives and their success factors. Visit www.rpesolutions.com to learn more. Searches related to Ten Keys for Project Success : Project Team | Project Success | Project Team Management | Guideline to Insure Project Success | Goals for the Project Team | Project Read More

Five Steps to Business Intelligence Project Success


Many business intelligence (BI) projects fall short of expectations. Unless organizations implement a methodology and benchmark the success other organizations have experienced, BI implementations may fail to provide the desired results. This article identifies five steps organizations should take when implementing BI solutions.

project insight  Steps to Business Intelligence Project Success Originally published - June 18, 2007 Successful business intelligence (BI) projects encompass more than implementation of a solution on time and within budget. True success should be measured by how the BI solution improves the organization's overall performance through increased efficiency in reporting, planning, financial functions, and performance measurements. This will help ensure organizations' BI projects fall into the estimated 30 percent success Read More

Transform Your Future with Predictive Insight


High-performance companies use predictive insight to identify untapped opportunities and expose hidden risks buried inside vast amounts of data. Take a look at this infographic from SAP to see how other companies view predictive analytics and learn what it can do for your organization.

project insight  Your Future with Predictive Insight High-performance companies use predictive insight to identify untapped opportunities and expose hidden risks buried inside vast amounts of data. Take a look at this infographic from SAP to see how other companies view predictive analytics and learn what it can do for your organization. Read More

Improving Project Decision Making and Reducing Exposure Through Risk Management


Formalized risk management is underused in project management, where the focus is typically on schedule and budget. This affects most aspects of a project, including evaluation, selection, planning, execution, and control. How many project decisions are made without formally evaluating the potential consequences? When budgets are tight and competition is fierce, this question is more relevant than ever.

project insight  Project Decision Making and Reducing Exposure Through Risk Management Formalized risk management is underused in project management, where the focus is typically on schedule and budget. This affects most aspects of a project, including evaluation, selection, planning, execution, and control. How many project decisions are made without formally evaluating the potential consequences? When budgets are tight and competition is fierce, this question is more relevant than ever. Read More

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The Benefits of a Software Selection Project-Even when Management Imposes a Decision


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IP Telephony: Project Definition Guide


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project insight  Telephony: Project Definition Guide You’ve determined the business rationale for embracing Internet protocol (IP) telephony as a strategy. Now it’s worth investing time in the project definition phase, since this will result in a clear statement of requirements that are in line with your objectives. However, how you define the project will depend on the needs of your business and your plans for convergence. Read More

How US Intelligence Agencies Are Uncovering New Levels of Insight


Intelligence agencies cannot afford delays in uncovering insight, whatever the source. At the same time, they must work within operationally constrained environments. Unfortunately, traditional IT approaches simply fall short when it comes to providing a solution that can reliably process massive amounts of data in a timely fashion. But with national security at stake, failure is simply not an option.

project insight  US Intelligence Agencies Are Uncovering New Levels of Insight Intelligence agencies cannot afford delays in uncovering insight, whatever the source. At the same time, they must work within operationally constrained environments. Unfortunately, traditional IT approaches simply fall short when it comes to providing a solution that can reliably process massive amounts of data in a timely fashion. But with national security at stake, failure is simply not an option. Read More

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The Keys to Effective Project Governance Leadership


Project Sponsor.com conducted a three-year research program on project governance. The findings turned up some surprising facts on how project governance is approached and applied in businesses today, and shed some light on what is required for project governance to be effective.

project insight  Keys to Effective Project Governance Leadership Business executives tend to approach project governance with good intentions, but with few governance-specific skills, and with little knowledge or education on the process. It is assumed by all parties involved in a project that no such expertise is needed. This is a false assumption. Between 2003 and 2005, Project Sponsor.com conducted an in-depth project governance study on more than 40 major Australian organizations. The study involved detailed Read More

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