Cloud Based Project Management Tools: The Benefits (3/3)

To cover the benefits of cloud-based project management tools, let’s first answer the following question: Why should we adopt a cloud-based system for task allocation? In the last chapter, we explored some of the shortcomings of in-house, on-site task management systems. But, we didn’t offer any solutions to those problems. In this episode, we’ll explore some of the advantages of cloud-based …

Task Allocation Challenges in Virtual Teams (2/3)

In the first post of this three part series, we focused on how organisations can use cloud based project management solutions to increase profitability. In this post we’ll be looking at task allocation challenges in virtual teams. Cloud Computing Compliments Teamwork With all files being available independent of geographic location, cloud based solutions are perfect for virtual teams. Cloud computing …

Cloud Based Project Management Framework: Increasing Profitability (1/3)

The Brigade Group is an ordinary company that specialises in commercial property development in India. Towards the latter part of 2016, they recorded a significant spike in profits of up to $89 million. The spike came after investing in a cloud based project management framework. Their decision to adopt a cloud solution was in a bid to achieve an effective …

Project Initiation Documentation

Every project a business takes on has an important role in running a successful company. This is why it is crucial for businesses to pay attention to all projects. Whether internal or as a service for another business and external stakeholders. There are many different factors in the delivery of a successful project – one of the most crucial would …

Choosing The Best Project Management Software For Your Team (3/3)

In previous posts, we’ve looked at the benefits of cloud based project management solutions, and how it can benefit remote teams working on multiple projects. In this article we’ll run through some tips on choosing the best project management software. Then we’ll introduce our own preferred solution. There are a number of tools and software solutions developed to help manage …

P6 Intermittently Hangs at 52 Percent When Opening a Project Connecting To An Oracle Database

The P6 Professional application experiences intermittent performance delays when opening projects, sometimes hanging at 52%.  The issue is not consistent and at times opening the same project completes very quickly. This is caused by insufficient cursors being available to handle the P6 operations. When a user is opening a project and the SQL statements executed by the P6 application require …

How To Import P3 Projects Into P6 Professional

A common question we’ve had from our P3 / P6 user community How to Import P3 Projects into P6 Professional? The option for Import P3 is greyed out in the Import screen in P6 Professional. How can P3 Projects be Imported? In 8.0 and later, you are unable to directly Import P3 Project files directly into P6 Professional. You must …

Project Manager Responsibilities And How Cloud-Based Solutions Help (2/3)

This post will cover how cloud based solutions can help project manager responsibilities. In the previous post (The Secret To Productive Teamwork? Project Management Solutions in the Cloud), we discussed how cloud-based project management solutions can help your organisation collaborate more freely to help improve your businesses chances of profitability. There are many reasons why opting for a cloud-based solution …

The Secret To Productive Teamwork? Project Management Solutions in the Cloud (1/3)

Teamwork project management solutions are growing in popularity. Especially when co-ordinated in the cloud. On the flip side, more traditional ways of team management are in decline. Thanks to this rising demand, team managers are now looking to increase efficiency, reliability and scalability. All of these achievable through software. The whole idea of building teams of workers is obviously not …

Lean and Critical Path Scheduling: Bridging the Great Divide for Exceptional Outcomes

As the construction sector continues its strong rebound, expanded opportunities bring new challenges and business considerations. Project owners demand faster builds; skilled trade resources become increasingly scarce; cash flow requirements intensify; and costs—both real and reputational—mount for delays. These factors—and many more—exert considerable pressure on already narrow margins. Firms seek solutions to help them more consistently deliver projects on-time and …