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52 Results for Category Project Management
ASPECT Studios - Deltek

Landscape Architecture Firm ASPECT Studios Powers ‘One Studio Model’ with Deltek ERP

In this interview, Chris Razzell, founder and Chairman of the Board, describes ASPECT Studios’ digital transformation journey, from system selection to successful deployment.

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How Consulting Firms Win - Ease Yourself In

The recently-released best practice guide to overcoming project and business performance challenges, How Consulting Firms Win – The Definitive Playbook, defines the most common areas consulting firms find competitive gains (project delivery, growth, profitability, and talent) to help your firm put its own successful plays into place. Whether you’ve just downloaded the Playbook, or you downloaded it recently and are having a tough time deciding the first performance area you’d like to tackle first, we would like to offer a few “get started” tips that might help you ease yourself in.

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project baseline

How To Set The Right Project Baseline And Stay On Target

Best-practice project management relies on three key building blocks, including setting a project baseline to guide the smooth delivery and financial management of successful projects.

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month-end process

The Month-End Process: How to Accelerate Each Step

Is your month-end close a smooth and fast process, or a messy rush of timesheets and invoicing red tape? Find out how your consulting firm can attain accounting best practice, by harnessing the power of technology.

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Allies and Morrison partner with Deltek

Allies And Morrison Select Deltek Vantagepoint To Power Their Project Success

Award-winning architecture and urbanism practice Allies and Morrison selects Deltek to improve project delivery and efficiency.

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managing complex projects

Managing Complex Projects: Strategies For Architecture Practices

How well equipped is your architecture firm for managing complex projects? Former architect and Management in Action founder Jennekin Dicks advises how practices can harness the value of data and people.

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project failure

Project Failure: Is This Why Your AEC Firm Has A Poor Delivery Record?

In a recent study, 66% of AEC firms admitted that the delivery on one-quarter of their projects was delayed. In our latest blog we explore the causes, costs and solutions to project failure.

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what is project control

What Is Project Control, Why Is It Important And How Do You Get It?

If your Architecture or Engineering firm aims to deliver projects on time and on budget, and with the most effective and efficient performance, it's absolutely essential to employ internal Project Control systems.

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Complex project management

How To Approach Complex Project Management In The Professional Services Sector

The operating environment for professional services firms has become more complex, making it harder to grow profitably. Here's how leaders can approach complex project management and avoid failure.

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Client Relationships AE

What Are Tomorrow's Clients Expecting From A&E Firms?

The way that clients procure architecture services is changing, and professional services firms need to keep up with shifting market trends in order to remain relevant and profitable.

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scope creep management

Scope Creep Management For Professional Services Firms - Understanding The Risks & Gaining Control

One of the key concerns worrying professional services firms today is scope creep management, according to Deltek’s recent ‘Insight to Action’ report. Our latest blog explores how to address the issue.

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Innovation in consulting

Innovation In Consulting: How Are Your Competitors Staying Ahead Of The Curve?

To stay relevant, consulting firms need to adapt and embrace technology. Otherwise, they risk losing their competitive edge. Our latest blog explores how firms are approaching innovation in consulting.

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What Is Risk Mitigation

Are You Managing Your Firm's Risk Or Are You Putting Your Firm In Jeopardy?

'Mitigate risk' is a common phrase heard throughout the Architecture & Engineering industry, but what does it mean and is your firm doing the right things to truly mitigate risk? Often times, risk translates to money, but there is more to it.

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informational management strategy

Here’s Why Your Project-Based Firm Needs An Information Management Strategy

If projects are the financial lifeblood of your organisation, an effective information management strategy is crucial. Here's how to identify if your firm needs to improve its strategy and how to go about it.

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Technology for architecture engineering and construction firms

Keeping Up with Technology Trends in the AEC Industry

Secure, reliable accounting and project management software with advanced functionality and the ability to automate tasks is a necessity for running a profitable AEC firm. Here are the red flags that tell you when your software is becoming a liability.

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contract management

How Effective Is Your Contract Management Process?

As with other documentation and information that makes up your projects, having an efficient process in place for contract management is vital to your business.

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mobile working

How Mobile Working Can Benefit Your Construction Firm

To support increasingly dispersed teams, many forward thinking businesses are ditching inefficient paper based processes and implementing mobile technology. Here's how mobile working could benefit your firm.

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design deliverables

The Fundamentals Of Managing Design Deliverables

Design deliverables are crucial to the successful running and completion of AEC projects. Here are the fundamentals of managing this type of project information.

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what is pim

What Is PIM And Why Do You Need It?

Discover why a Project Information Management (PIM) strategy and system is so important for built environment businesses.

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managing multiple projects

Managing Multiple Projects? Here Are 6 Ways To Ensure You Master Email Management

Is your firm managing multiple projects? Here are 6 tips to gain control and reduce the risk of losing critical business and project information.

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project management trends

Project Management Future Trends Special Report: Projecting the Future

In this special report, the Association of Project Managers discuss emerging trends in project management and how technology will affect the industry.

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How To Better Manage Your Project Lifecycle

In the professional services industry, no two projects are alike and more often than not they are considerably different. In this video you can learn more about how to better manage your project lifecycle

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3 KPIs Every Project Manager Needs To Measure

KPIs For Project Managers: Here's What You Need To Measure

Discover the three metrics that every Project Manager or COO needs to know – we’ll tell you what they are and how to measure them.

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4 KPIs Every CFO Needs To Measure

CFO KPIs - The 4 Metrics You Need To Measure

4 metrics that every CFO or Finance Director needs to know – we’ll tell you what they are and how to measure them.

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Overcome over-servicing and keep your agency projects profitable

You Need To Beat Over-Servicing To Make Your Agency Profitable

Learn how to make sure you protect your agency's margin by keeping your projects on track, on time and within budget.

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Feeling like you’re caught with your pants down when facing tough questions from management?

Do You Know How To Build the Perfect Project Management Dashboard?

Tracking all of the variables in a typical project can seem like a daunting task. As with any undertaking of this magnitude, it’s best to start by determining exactly what it is you need to track.

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Is your business able to ensure you have the right project manager working on the right project?

Do You Have The Right Person On The Right Project?

Is your business able to ensure you have the right project manager working on the right project?

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Feeling like you’re caught with your pants down when you’re asked tough questions by management?

Stop Stressing Out About Project Management

How do you respond when your CEO asks tough questions about your teams processes and performance?

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6 Questions Project Managers Should Ask to Work More Efficiently

6 Questions Every Project Manager Needs To Ask

Project managers can improve the efficiency of their project delivery by asking these 6 basic questions.

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Most Project Managers Dont Know What Their KPIs Are

Project Manager KPIs - What Are They?

Which KPIs should Project Managers measure to ensure they deliver successful projects?

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The Secret of Successful Project Control and Profitability

What Is The Secret To Successful Project Control And Profitability?

These four tips show how project managers can use Project-Based ERP to improve project control and profitability

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When You Know, You Know. When’s The Right Time To Grow?

When You Know, You Know. When’s The Right Time To Grow?

Identify the correct time to grow your business using precise, real-time data from your ERP software.

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How To Manage In A Creative Agecny Without Stifling Creativity

How To Manage In A Creative Agency Without Stifling Creativity

Many agencies still struggle to find the most effective way to manage their projects so that they balance creativity alongside project and finacial control.

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3 Ways To Secure More Bids With Better Project Management

A&E firms - 3 Ways To Secure More Bids With Better Project Management

Discover why business management systems are key for leading A&E firms who produce winning bids.

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Overcome Knowledge Silos In Your Project-Based Firm

Overcome Knowledge Silos In Your Project-Based Firm

Learn how to break down silos in business with project software management for Professional Services firms.

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One Organisational Change That Will Win You The Best Business

One Organisational Change That Will Win You The Best Business

Discover how ERP software providers are helping businesses to win bids.

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3 Project Lifecycle Changes That Will Maximise Your Profit

3 Project Lifecycle Changes That Will Maximise Your Profit

Discover how more visible and efficient project management led by ERP software can increase resource utilisation and profitability.

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How better project planning leads to improved working capital

How Better Project Planning Leads To Improved Working Capital

Discover how project ERP software can give you greater working capital through improved visibility and efficiencies.

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Project control tips

3 Project Control Tips That Will Help You To Outpace Your Competitors

Use these 3 tips to gain better control over your consulting projects and improve your firms profits

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if your business is built on spreadsheets

If Your Business Is Built On Spreadsheets, You Need To Read This...

How you know it’s time to trade in your spreadsheets for a true fit-for-purpose ERP business system to maximise productivity and profits.

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avoid over-servicing clients

Why You Shouldn't Over-Service Your Clients

Identify over-servicing clients to avoid poor scoping, resourcing and missed milestones.

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can your business improve?

Can Your Business Keep On Improving?

In a world of thrive or dive, is your fast-growing business agile enough to cope with the demands you throw at it?

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creating profitable projects

Do You Always Know How Profitable Your Projects Are?

Many Professional Services firms do not know before it's too late whether their projects are profitable or not. But how late is too late? And what can you do about it?

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improve business processes

Improving Your Processes Will Result In Satisfied Customers And Better Margins

Professional Services firms can increase customer satisfaction and margins by reviewing and improving their business processes.

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improve your resource management

5 Ways To improve Your Resource Management

One of the biggest resource management challenges faced by Professional Services firms is that it is difficult to predict your future resource needs when looking more than a few months ahead.

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improve profits

5 Steps To Improving Profits Without Downsizing Your Workforce

Professional Services firms can make a significant impact to their bottom line by asking the right questions about their resource utilisation and process efficiency.

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Forskningsprosjekter handler ikke bare om forskning

Det investeres, med rette, mye penger i forskning i Norge. Det er derfor helt nødvendig at forskningen oppfattes som fornuftig og til nytte for samfunnet, på kort eller lengre sikt. Enkelte forskningsprosjekter kan, for mange, bli oppfattet som meningsløse og lite nyttige, men

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assign time against projects

How Should You Assign Time Against Your Projects?

How should operations team assign time against projects in uncommon situations? Particularly when your delivery team are travelling often as part of the project?

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successfully implement change in the workplace

4 Tips For Successfully Implementing Change In The Workplace

Implementing change in your business is not easy. However, by focusing on people first, before processes and toolsets, you can achieve success for your firm and for your employees.

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Enable Your Firm To Make Better Decisions With Deltek Vision

Deltek Vision ERP Software enables your business to make better decisions by giving you accurate information at the right time.

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ERP for project managers

Is Too Much Of Your Project Manager's Time Taken Up By Searching For Data?

Using a project-based ERP system, Project Managers can get real-time visibility into all of the information they need to ensure project success and profitability.

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improve project management with erp

Do You Know How Effective Your Project Managers Truly Are?

Firms who use Project ERP can improve project management and increase productivity and profits.

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