This seminar has been given at PMI and other project management events all over North America and now you can view it right here on EPMGuidance.com. This on demand webinar is free right here on the site. Go to the Improve Resource Capacity Webinar to see the whole seminar.
It’s what everyone wants but almost no one gets: Enterprise-wide resource capacity planning. Just what makes getting this accomplished so difficult? I’m sure I hear it at least once a week (during a trade show, twice an hour), what organizations are asking of their project management system boils down to enterprise-wide resource capacity planning. Now […]
In 1966, the original Batman TV series came on the air. It lasted only 120 episodes but it changed a culture in ways that last to this day. In the world of Batman and Robin (played by Adam West and Burt Ward), there was a ‘bat’ solution to everything. No matter what the problem, Batman […]
Over the years the most successful Enterprise Project Management deployments I’ve been involved with have always had a strong executive connection. In comparison, those deployments which have been the most difficult, have been those where our connection to senior management was kept at arm’s length. It’s made me do some thinking about what causes executives […]
Services are a key factor in the success of project management software vendors. With the trend towards certification how will clients know who has the skills they require? I thought I’d spend some time talking about one of the most significant elements of technology deployment in the project management sector – services. With numerous project […]
This lecture was originally designed for the Oracle Applications User Group and presented at the Oracle Primavera SIG webinar and again at the Oracle Primavera online training conference in the summer of 2015. Read More to see the lecture right here on the website…
[Note: An earlier version of this article was produced for Microsoft TechNet] In project management circles we tend to talk often about a matrix management environment. Matrix management isn’t anything new. It has become the de facto standard for management in virtually all high-tech organizations. The idea of matrix management came out of management thinking […]
If you’re wondering why posts have been a bit slow on EPMGuidance, it’s because of the sheer volume of content that is being reviewed to be posted. You’ll be happy to know that starting in September we are queuing a much more frequent series of posts that will include articles, updates of white papers and […]
Is There a Pilot Onboard? is my latest article on Microsoft’s TechNet. The article talks about the benefits and challenges of software pilot programs. You can see other articles in the From the Trenches column I’ve been writing for years on the TechNet site.
With the advent of TimeControl version 6.9, Administrators can now configure TimeControl to have timesheets other than a 7 day week. Of course exports from TimeControl could already be of different intervals. It has been common for years to have a weekly integration with the project management system but a bi-weekly link to payroll. Timesheets […]