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Old 07-11-2017, 06:58 AM
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Here's a great tip on how to insert a milestone and constraint in Microsoft Project to highlight the importance of material delivery and document slippage accountability http://ow.ly/DaFZ30dxa4z
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Old 07-14-2017, 07:43 AM
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Project management is not rocket science, yet it often gets dressed up that way. At its foundation lies a bedrock of basic organisational skills, which - come to think of it - might as well be rocket science the way some managers grapple with the concept.

And finally, the production team benefits because without the production team the project wouldn’t get started in the first place, much less finished. Additionally, the production team is able to take a stake in something, work with it and see a project through from start to finish.

So right off the bat you have the Holy Trinity of Project Management: manager, client and worker collaborating for the common good. In fact, it’s this very application of knowledge, skills, tools and techniques that ultimately will meet or exceed a stakeholder's needs and/or expectations on any given project.

1. Better Efficiency in Delivering Services: Project management provides a “roadmap" that is easily followed and leads to project completion. Once you know where to avoid the bumps and potholes, it stands to reason that you’re going to be working smarter and not harder and longer.

2. Better Flexibility: Perhaps one of the greatest benefits of project management is that it allows for flexibility. Sure project management allows you to map out the strategy you want to take see your project completed. But the beauty of such organization is that if you discover a smarter direction to take, you can take it. For many small-to-midsize companies, this alone is worth the price of admission.

3. Increased Risk Assessment: When all the players are lined up and your strategy is in place potential risks will jump out and slap you in the face. And that’s the way it should be. Project management provides a red flag at the right time: before you start working on project completion.

4. Increase in Quality: Goes hand-in-hand with enhanced effectiveness.

5. Increase in Quantity: I saved the best for last. An increase in quantity is often the result of better efficiency, a simple reminder regarding the benefits of project management.

By implementing fundamental project management strategies, you will narrow your focus, reach desired goals and achieve those goals within specific time and cost perimeters. The final result is that everyone comes out a winner - which just may be project management's best benefit of all.
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