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How to Improve Your Project Planning and Management

It goes without saying that project planning and scheduling require specialized skill and knowledge. If you’ve ever tried to embark on these tasks without the right tools, you already know what an uphill battle this type of endeavor can be. You need to have a toolbelt...

Keeping Projects Moving with a Connected Team

If 2020 taught us nothing else, it did teach us that we can successfully work together while being apart. When companies around the world had to shut their doors during the pandemic, many organizations were forced to quickly pivot their mindsets and ways of doing...

How to Easily Manage Construction Projects

Construction project management differs from other project management scenarios. If you’re working in this field, you have to be strategic and thoughtful while also ensuring you’re aware of constant changes that may be thrown at you.  Of course, you’ll need to...

Benefits of Customized Project Reports

Benefits of Customized Project Reports

What would happen to a project if there were no reports that are formulated at the end of specific milestones? The answer to this question is simple. The project will encounter hurdles that can lead to failure as project managers will not have any parameters to gauge...

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Maximize Project Profitability with Real-Time Job Costing

Maximize Project Profitability with Real-Time Job Costing

Profitability is a key aspect in project management, especially when the project is being carried out on a contract basis. The profitability of a project can be affected by the cost of the various elements that are involved in a project, such as labor.  Labor is...

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Project Success Starts with Unified Project Management

Project Success Starts with Unified Project Management

According to KMPG, 70% of organizations experienced at least one failed project in 2019. This figure shows how crucial it is to invest in premium project management solutions. So, what solution can you employ to ensure project success as a subcontractor?...

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How to Avoid Project Management Silos

How to Avoid Project Management Silos

The flow of information in an organization is one of the factors that can make or break a business. Since knowledge is power, if it isn’t shared with all employees, it’ll likely result in a project management silo.  These...

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How to Accurately Track Your Labor Costs

How to Accurately Track Your Labor Costs

Ever pause to confirm what your actual labor costs are? If no, you may be losing a lot of money on such expenses unknowingly. Reason? So, what if you had a clear view of the actual labor cost and identified overcharges? That's where accurate tracking comes in; you get...

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