All too often project managers working on an EPM deployment get enthralled by their ability to do something and forget to ask “Should I do it?”.
Gotta love Dilbert when he’s talking about project management. It’s a lesson in when not to complain about a project!
I had the opportunity to be interviewed on my career and my views of the project management industry recently. Samir Penkar runs the Future of Project Management site at futureofprojectmanagement.com You’ll find the interview on the site just look for A few Key Decisions to take a look. It’s great to talk to others in […]
I was working with a large Canadian company recently, helping with their enterprise project management processes. As part of my work, I got to watch while a project control officer prepared a report for the Chief Financial Officer. It was a work of art. First data was grouped together from multiple projects in the desktop […]
HMS has announced some changes to their free TimeControl timesheet Trial site that will make trying the TimeControl timesheet system that much easier. First of all, the dashboard on the main page has been updated to show some readily accessible online learning resources such as the TimeControl Online Learning Center. Also, data in the free […]
Over at my firm, HMS, there’s a great case study on the use of TimeControl at EXFO. EXFO has been a TimeControl client since 1999 and recently they were gracious enough to allow us to interview them and do a case study on their use of TimeControl. EXFO wasn’t a publicly traded company when we […]
“So, what were you trying to accomplish here?” It’s a common question that I’ve had to ask of many project management office managers. Because of my background in enterprise project management systems, this mostly happens in response to some request to review a problem with a project management system implementation. Over the years I’ve been […]
As part of our new R&D Solution Portal, we’ve created a brand new white paper that you may find of use. The extensive paper covers an overview of how R&D tax claims work. We cover something we call the “Triangle Audit” which describes how most government tax agencies go about doing an audit of Research […]
The HMS Software TimeControl timesheet system has been used for years by organizations that must meet exacting standards for Research and Development tax credit audits. R&D tax credits are offered all over the world including the US, Canada, the UK, Australia and throughout the EU. These programs are designed by governments to provide incentive for […]
Microsoft Technet keeps a column of some of my articles that are on the Project Server 2010 site over there. The latest article is entitled Centralize or Decentralize. You’ll find other articles in my “From the Trenches” column on that site.