Category: Project Management

Obligation Management: What You Need To Know

Companies today are ever vigilant to monitor incoming revenue, but how many take the time or effort to identify lost revenue inside their own organizations? Obligation management is an area where bleeding revenue may be occurring. Additionally, if obligation management is not something that you have considered there is a possibility that you may also […]

Which Avenger is Your Client?

Comparisons to Avengers characters are all the rage on Twitter these days (or were a few months ago – I’m a bit late to the game). Consultants see a lot of “characters” in their clients, so why not nerd up the Avengers game with some job-specific comparisons? And just because I’m nice, I’ll include some […]

6 Steps To Become A Great Consultant

The consulting business has been a new endeavor for me, having only worked in-house roles at previous companies. When I started with Statera, I quickly learned that consulting was going to be much different than my previous roles. Thanks to some great colleagues and clients, here are a few things I’ve learned about how to […]

Achieving Liftoff with Contract Optimization

Welcome to part one of our series focusing on contract optimization.  The Falcon X Heavy rocket does not just arrive in space by chance. A calculated approach to success requires the necessary components, combined with multiple stages to achieve escape velocity. The cumulative effect of the stages propel it to its destination. Your Organization Destination […]

DocuSign for Salesforce – Beyond the Signature

For those who may be unfamiliar, DocuSign for Salesforce integrates two industry leading, cloud based tools to easily launch, track, and capture customer eSignatures using Salesforce. Commonly, DocuSign for Salesforce is used to facilitate the capturing of electronic signatures from customers directly from Salesforce. Usually, as a part of the Contract Lifecycle process. However, did […]

How to Speak Like a Consultant

Consultants are chameleons when it comes to adapting to the company, industry, technology or team dynamic that they are thrown into when engaging with a new client. And this nature or skillset isn’t limited to the confines of a client’s employee handbook or project charter.  The consultant might wear jeans and cowboy boots for a […]

Developing a New Competency: Are You Change Ready?

When talking about Change Management at Statêra we often ask, “what percentage of a projects benefits and outcomes depend on employees adopting, embracing and utilizing the new system?” There are organizational change management methods, communications and trainings that your organization can and should put in place to support employees through that change. But what can […]

Why You Need A Partner When Buying An ERP System

This article outlines the business, technical and financial reasons why you need a partner when selecting an enterprise resource planning application (ERP) from a software vendor. Keep reading to discover the questions you should be asking, best practices for implementation and where investing in a partner can save your in-house resources.   They bring a […]

I’m a Consultant, Should I Get My PMP?

The Project Management Professional or “PMP” certification offered by the Project Management Institute (PMI) is the most common and widely recognized project management certification available today. According to the May 2017 issue of PMIToday magazine, there were 761,905 certified PMPs as of March 31, 2017. PMI offers several other certifications as well, including the Certified […]