• On Time and On Budget Project Delivery – What You Need to Know

    09/11/2014
    Henry Bennett

    In the services sector, success starts with on-time, on-budget project delivery – and that happens more easily when sales, service delivery, and finance are all on the same page. However, this is easier said than done and, as with most functions in


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  • Are you managing project performance for profit?

    08/18/2014
    Henry Bennett

    So far, so good. Your plans are approved and offer clear margins; all you have to do now is deliver the full scope of work, on time and on budget. Of course, it’s never that simple. In fact, just 77% of professional services projects are deliv


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  • The 2 fundamental principles of tight project management

    08/08/2014
    Henry Bennett

    The guiding principles of tight project management are the same for any size of company, from the small and medium enterprise, up to the larger corporate. These principles depend on frameworks that can support better business performance for every type of


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  • How effectively are you planning for profit?

    07/17/2014
    Henry Bennett

    Planning. Of course you do it. What professional services company doesn’t? Confirm the scope, schedule tasks, identify required resources: it’s all part of the process. But there, precisely, is the problem. Far too often, project planning in


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  • 5 Methods for Improving Strategic Resource Management

    02/14/2014
    Ian Needs

    All too often strategic resource management is regarded as an activity for larger corporates delivering hundreds of projects with thousands of resources. However, there is a place for Strategic Resource Management in any size of business, especially those


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  • Taking the Element of Chance out of Project Profitability: Five Factors to Watch

    02/06/2014
    Henry Bennett

    Project profitability can be won or lost at the execution level. Here are five critical control points that project managers should have front-of-mind when looking for ways to improve on project delivery and, ultimately, their companies’ fiscal heal


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  • 7 Key Factors Driving Successful Project Management in Professional Service Delivery

    01/30/2014
    Ian Needs

    Efficient service delivery is based on getting the project management engine as finely tuned as possible so that it runs smoothly.  This is what we are referring to as the seven key drivers of successful project management. These factors are critica


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  • Why Control, Insight & Visibility are key to avoiding the Service Delivery Execution Gap

    01/29/2014
    Henry Bennett

    On paper, managing Resources, Projects and Billing all sounds relatively simple. So why do so many organizations struggle. Well in reality many organizations create an Execution Gap where there are silos of information all over the place. They’re


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