See our President at PMI

HMS Software’s President, Chris Vandersluis will be speaking once again at the Project Management Institute’s Global Congress.  This year it’s in Phoenix Arizona at the end of October.  Mr. Vandersluis’s topic this year is “Applying Agile Methodology to non-software Enterprise Projects”.  If you will be attending the 2014 Global Congress, you will find information on […]

A Balanced Matrix

By: Chris Vandersluis I wrote an earlier version of this article for Microsoft’s TechNet.  This update has been created for the EPMGuidance site. In project management circles it is common to talk about matrix management. Matrix management isn’t anything new. It has been a management standard in most high-tech organizations. The idea of matrix management […]

TechNet Article – Are we there yet?

I am delighted to see another of my articles in the “From the Trenches” column on Microsoft’s TechNet.  I’ve been doing these pieces for the Microsoft Project technical area of the the TechNet website for a number of years and am very flattered that they continue to ask for them and, even better, publish them! […]

HMS releases TimeControl 6.7

It’s been a crazily busy time at HMS the last few weeks.  We’ve welcome a wave of new clients, started big initiatives with some existing clients and of course there’s no stop to the regular work load.  Amongst our biggest news is the release of TimeControl 6.7. I had always known that this last wave […]

The As-Built Schedule at Collaborate

I just finished a great week at Collaborate14, the Orace Application Users Group conference where I was asked to speak about the Benefits of the As-Built Schedule.  Despite being in the very last speaking slot of the conference in the Primavera track, there were a number of die-hard fans who attended. For those who were […]

It’s TimeControl’s 20th Anniversary!

Yes, TimeControl is no longer a teenager!  It’s HMS Software’s 30th Anniversary (We’re now 30-something) and TimeControl is now 20. HMS Software was founded in 1984 and we’ll be celebrating all year with contests, give-aways and images from our ancient past and just to get things started, here’s something nostalgic.  Yes, this is a video […]