Creating products and systems for deployment is challenging enough but what if you had to deploy an enterprise system across national boundaries. Have you thought of the implications of language, time zones, currency differences and regional operating system settings? Here’s a primer on what to think about.
If your organization has gone beyond handing out agendas annually to the staff in an attempt to become more effective, then it’s time to look at tracking and managing time across the organization. Where is time being used that’s not productive for either the organiztion or the individual? Only with a centralized timesheet systemm can this be answered. Here are some tips on getting such a system selected and implemented.
Microsoft’s leading lady these days is SharePoint. With SharePoint Server being the queen bee are all other server products at Microsoft destined to be just worker bees? Could Project Server end up as just another blade of a SharePoint Server?
Communications is at the heart of what makes a project manager effective and much has been written on the subject. The tools available to the modern project manager however provide a wealth of options on how to be effective at creating a project communications plan.
Project Management systems are changing profoundly as the users evolve from highly specialized full-time schedulers to a much broader audience. Workflow combined with online forms technology will be at the heart of this change.
There seems to be some management desire for real time project management systems where management would be able to get a minute-by-minute account of what’s happening with projects. But is this practical in a project management environment?
Every industry has some mythical goal. In project management, the holy grail of goals seems to be the all integrated, everything connected project management system. Is it myth or reality?
At Microsoft, is EPM synonymous with Project Server? It is not. And, with the new functionality of Project Desktop 2010 there may be more options to creating a project management environment for an organization.
Project 2010 will see a number of changes in the Desktop Client. Here are some first impressions.
Will the release of Project 2010 be just like the release in 2007? The answer in my opinion is no. It’s going to feel more like the 2003 release in terms of stability and that has everything to do with what changes were made under the hood.