Here are some interesting project management news items to keep you up-to-date with what’s happening in the PM world:
Dassault Launches Project Management Solution
Dassault Systèmes, a 3D design, 3D digital mock up and product lifecycle management (PLM) solutions company, has launched Lean Construction, a collaborative project management and execution solution for the architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) industry. Lean Construction helps companies review and analyse different options to enhance the construction approach and assembly sequences; helps them to understand the cost-effectiveness and profitability of the project and helps track progress in real-time to avoid field collisions between contractors, subcontractor.
LoadSpringMobile: Project Management Solutions Streamlined for the Mobile World
LoadSpring Solutions, a leading Project Management (PM) software hosting and solutions company, has announced a new innovation —LoadSpringMobile, a streamlined, secure interface for mobile devices such as smartphones, iPads and tablet PCs. LoadSpringMobile solves a prominent problem among project personnel in the field—how to view and interact with advanced PM software on a small mobile display. In the past, many mobile solutions were of limited value because they attempted to duplicate the full desktop experience on a much smaller screen making them difficult to view and use.
Read about the benefits of networking with project management peers include learning about trends and tools, getting real-world advice and support, and more.
Many small businesses don’t use any type of project management tool; instead, they rely on their custom-made spreadsheets, random notes, or Google Docs at most, to keep projects/communication moving along. The problem with those methods is that many tasks can slip through the cracks and never get done
Just because someone has the title of “project manager” does not mean he/she knows how to effectively manage projects.
So how can you tell a good project manager from a bad one? What skills are required to successfully manage projects–that is, to ensure that projects are kept on track and stay on budget.
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