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4 Project Management Tips from Experts in our Partner Community

Check out this blog for 4 tips on project controls, scheduling and agile from Deltek’s Project & Portfolio Management partner community.

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What’s the Big Deal about EVM Anyways?

What’s the Big Deal about EVM Anyways?

If you’re new to project management, are preparing to bid on your very first contract with an EVM requirement, or are just plain lost when it comes to the basics, then I invite you to re-fill that cup of coffee, sit back, and dive into EVM 101 with us for the next few minutes…

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4 Ways to Exceed Expectations as a Project Leader

4 Ways to Exceed Expectations as a Project Leader

As a project leader the outcome of your project ultimately rests on your shoulders. But how do you manage your execution team, your executive team, the customer and other project stakeholders without losing your mind? Today we’re offering four ways to exceed expectations as a project leader.

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Emerging Trends in IPM

New reporting requirements. Improved collaboration. The convergence of Agile & EVM. What’s on the docket for integrated program management (IPM) in 2018 – and beyond? Read on to find out.

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Management by Exception: What is Your Data Telling You?

The enormous amount of data used to manage projects can make it difficult to see what is truly driving performance. Discover how you can successfully define metrics to ensure the success of your next project by implementing a Management by Exception strategy at your organization.

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Making the Case for Enterprise Planning and Scheduling

Projects that are over budget or behind schedule are in jeopardy of being cancelled. Explore how you can stay on track with the latest tools in enterprise-class planning and scheduling.

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3 Questions Surrounding the DCMAs New Automated and Risk-Based EVMS Surveillance

The DCMA is currently piloting a new risk-based surveillance process and plans to roll it out in 2018. In this blog, Dave Scott, managing director at BDO answers three key questions DoD Contractors who will be impacted by this process should consider in preparation for the upcoming changes.

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The Secret Weapon to Generating New Business

Discover why Earned Value Management (EVM) is the “secret” to generating new business for government contractors.

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The Basics Behind Cost Risk Analysis

If you’re familiar with schedule risk analysis, you’re already well on your way to understanding the basics behind cost risk analysis.  Read on to learn about the similarities (and differences) between the two, and for helpful guidance on how to perform an effective cost risk analysis on your next project. 

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Making the Business Case for PPM

Every project manager can probably relate - the project starts off great, fresh from kick-off the team is optimistic and the path to success is clear.  But soon problems arise and before you know it, you are headed for a late project delivery.  For the DoD, that can mean the delay of urgent capabilities to the warfighter.  For a contractor, it can impact your profitability and reputation…

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