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Interrelated best of breed modules or integrated all-in-one solutions? What’s the best way to evaluate which of these should be the path for your organization when it comes to thinking of enterprise project management software?

If you’ve noticed the blog not as busy as usual the last few days it’s because we’ve all been busy here moving the head office of HMS Software, the company I’m president of.  The new office is a similar size to the old office but much better configured for us to expand in the way we expect to in the next few years.  It’s also less than a kilometer (1/2 mile) from the old premises. …

When I first got started in the project management software business, I knew that what people needed to be trained in to be a good project manager was the Critical Path Methodology calculation. If only someone knew this magic algorithm, they too could be a good project manager. I still have course materials which include exercise after exercise about how to do forward and backward pass of the CPM calculation. How far we’ve come. I’ve…

“Resistance is futile” was the battlecry of the evil Borg from Star Trek. Sometimes I’m sure there are PMO’s who wish they could be as convincing to fellow colleagues who are resisting the deployment of enterprise project management and enterprise project management systems. Getting the job of deploying an enterprise project management environment is not the best news for some people who have to complete that project within an organization where there may be a…