Posted on Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Savvy project managers know how to keep their workload simple and efficient by automating as much as possible. The power of having an automated and centralized PPM system can really extend the ability of the project manager by maximizing their time and effort to complete tasks.
Most project managers spend the majority of their day in meetings. This doesn’t leave them much time to complete their core deliverables which are: 1) Update the Project Plan. 2) Update the Status Report &
Posted on Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Many moons ago, when I was a young techy just starting out, I joined a dotcom as a software developer. I thought this was the coolest thing ever! I worked for a company where everyone was young and cool, and the atmosphere was so different than my previous corporate jobs. I thought it was amazing how young professionals could lead a company and create a culture that was so vastly different than traditional Corporate America.
What I liked most about this
Posted on Monday, October 13, 2014
Integrate Your Project Assets With CA PPM
Most Project Managers today utilize three tools when managing projects:
A Scheduling Tool (like MS Project)
MS Word (Agendas, Action Items, etc…)
MS Excel (Risk & Issues Log)
The challenge with this is there is no integration, centralization or collaboration between the three tools. If the Project Manager (‘PM’) adds a risk to the risk and issues spreadsheet, how is the impact to the project schedule quantified? How is risk assigned to other team members for resolution? How do
Posted on Sunday, October 5, 2014
CA PPM is a Project Portfolio Management system built to handle many projects, resources and transactions all at the same time. Because CA PPM is an enterprise class application, there are many bells and whistles that go along with it. The following are a few steps to help keep the implementation process easier:
Have a Clear Vision for CA PPM – The first step is to build a roadmap for where you want to go as an organization with CA PPM. If Portfolio