Tag: project management

It’s Time to Start Reskilling Your Employees

It’s time to get ahead of the curve. The McKinsey Global Institute report says that 62% of executives believe they will need to retrain or replace more than a quarter of their workforce between now and 2023 due to advancing automation and digitization. The workplace is evolving and everyone realizes retraining is a better option […]

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 […]

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 […]

Task Estimating Using Probability

This is the first of a 5 part series using probability and other tools to successfully plan and manage projects. Part 1 – Task estimating using Probability Part 2 – Project Plan creation using Probability Part 3 – The Mechanics of using Probability to build a project plan Part 4 – An easy way to […]