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Upgrading your Deltek EVMS to v8 suite

Upgrading your Deltek EVMS to v8 suite

If you are running a Deltek based Earned Value Management System ([cm_tooltip_parse]EVMS[/cm_tooltip_parse]) comprising of Open Plan Professional And COBRA you may have heard the praise they are getting about the facelifts available in their v8 software. The crew...

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Agile PM for non IT projects

Agile PM for non IT projects

In our search for delivering projects better the use of an Agile Methodology is one of the latest in PM practices and ways to optimise project delivery. With its different perspective on locking time and cost it can offer benefits to projects where requirements...

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Website open for business

Website open for business

The Skeiny website has now opened its doors for business at http://www.skeinyprojects.com Aiming to be a selection of Skeiny work and also a thought provoking blog platform it will feature Prof Process (project management and control processes) , Terry Tool (planning,...

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Wikipedia, RAM and RACI…

Wikipedia, RAM and RACI…

A recent project controls process mapping and improvement exercise which involved the ever recurring need to be on the leading edge led Prof Process to take a look at what Wikipedia had to say about the leading edge. The Internet is the predominant method of finding...

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Project Management Software Training

Project Management Software Training

Paula and Daniel are both experienced trainers on the Primavera P6 and Deltek suite of products (Open Plan Professional, COBRA, wInsight, PM Compass) with delivery of basic, advanced and tailored courses to clients around the world including Australia, UK and Europe....

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Business consulting models

Business consulting models

As the service industry grows it is worth shining a spotlight on the traditional consulting model. Does it provide the best value for the client? In a later post we will explore some alternative consulting models but first let's look at some traditional ones. The...

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When Good EV Goes Bad…

When Good EV Goes Bad…

Measuring Earned Value on a project is a good way of objectively tracking project performance. As it integrates cost, schedule and scope and these are all interdependent, we can say that without EV we are missing information and cannot track the project effectively....

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