Deltek For Projects
Calling all project professionals! Join your fellow project managers, schedulers, analysts on a blog built for project teams in all industries. Learn tips and tricks for delivering successful projects consistently, strategies for the latest compliance challenges facing project-based businesses and much more.
7 Benefits of Having Your Project Management Tools in the Cloud
Moving project management tools to the cloud eliminates the typical challenges project teams face. At a high level, it allows you to deliver greater flexibility while reducing overall internal IT costs. But if you’re unsure or scared of “the cloud” – don’t be! Here are 7 key benefits of leveraging cloud-based solutions for project management.
Customer Spotlight: How SES Gained a Competitive Advantage with IPM
See how SES, a leading defense contractor, achieved a competitive advantage with the Deltek Integrated Program Management (IPM) suite, and how you can experience similar benefits at your organization.
A 5-Stage Process to Ensure Schedule Quality
The Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) is the cornerstone of the planning and execution process, and is only as strong as its weakest link. Poor quality in any area of your plan can undermine successful execution by creating an unrealistic view. But fear not! Through a five-stage Project Maturity framework you can improve the quality of your schedule. Read on to learn more...
Why Role-Based Dashboards are a Must for Project Controls Teams
Most organizations today use a plethora of applications to manage their projects, employing individual tools to control activities such as budgeting, scheduling and accounting. But having siloed systems often leads to poor decision making and mismanagement of resources. Why? We explore traditional siloed systems vs. role-based dashboards in this blog post.
Finding the Holy Grail of Cost/Schedule Integration
It’s no secret that as your project schedule ebbs and flows, so too do the corresponding costs, resources and time phasing of the project. Wouldn’t it be great if there was a way to integrate your cost and schedule systems so updates could be realized in real-time, and decision making could be improved across your project? There is, and Deltek is helping to lead project professionals to this holy grail.
10 Things to Know About Schedules and Plans
As a project expert, you likely already know that CPM scheduling tools are quite effective for building schedule forecasts. However, one key are where they fall short, is in helping planners generate forecasts that truly are realistic. Today we’re offering ten things to know about schedules and plans to ensure you stay on schedule and on budget.
A Day in the Life of a Project Team Using Integrated Program Management (Part 2)
Last week we started the discussion around Integrated Program Management (IPM) and why its implementation is so beneficial to project-based businesses. Today, we wrap up the afternoon with the project team to see how Jason’s VAR gets approved and what happens when Don, the vice president of programs, logs in and sees one of his projects is slipping.
A Day in the Life of a Project Team Using Integrated Program Management (Part 1)
What makes IPM so great? An IPM solution provides organizations with complete visibility and control over their programs. It helps reduce surprises, increase forecast predictability and control profits. Don’t believe me? In this two part post, we take a look at a “day in the life” of a project team who is leveraging an IPM solution so you can see the benefits firsthand…
How to Keep Your Projects On Time and On Budget
By enhancing project controls with industry best practices for project management, organizations can avoid the typical challenges that come with delivering projects on-time and on-budget. But what are the right project controls and is there a single method to the implementation madness? Read on to learn more.
January Preview: What’s New in Project & Portfolio Management
The Deltek Project & Portfolio Management team is hitting the ground running this year by attending leading industry conferences (in sunny Florida no less!) and putting on a few virtual events of our own. Can we plan on seeing you at any of these upcoming events?