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Time and Effort Tracking
Mar
25
Submitted by: John Glander on: Wed, 03/25/2015 - 16:13 0 comment(s)
One unfortunate task that often falls into a project manager’s lap is to ensure that team members accurately log time to the appropriate project task. While hunting down your team and reviewing their entries is by no means fun, it is important to understand where resource hours are actually spent, even more so if the logged hours are used for billing purposes. Even with an effective time tracking tool in place, team members can often get bogged down with entering too much or not enough... Read More
Epic Project Failure
Mar
06
Submitted by: John Glander on: Fri, 03/06/2015 - 10:15 0 comment(s)
We have had numerous blog posts with information on how to make your projects more successful. In this blog post we take a different approach. We will not be emphasizing how to make your projects successful, we are going to provide some insight into what you should NOT be doing if you want your projects to have a positive outcome. Make sure the project does not have clear goals and objectives – A successful project manager will steer a project toward the best outcome much like a... Read More
Managing Remote Teams
Feb
24
Submitted by: Kate Boswell on: Tue, 02/24/2015 - 14:28 0 comment(s)
Most companies today have some form of “onshore/offshore” and/or “in office/out of office” team mix. The team could be employees located in distant offices, employees working from home, or a delivery partner that is based in a distant location. Global project delivery teams are often forged to achieve business and/or financial goals. Whether it is to reduce geographic risk, reduce costs, or provide a broader range of support hours, these teams are becoming the norm, not the exception.... Read More
Project Management - Soft Skills
Nov
12
Submitted by: Kate Boswell on: Wed, 11/12/2014 - 12:32 0 comment(s)
Whether you are a successful project manager or one that is “just learning the ropes”, I bet you can easily identify your peers that are highly successful project managers. They are the ones that are consistently delivering projects on time, within budget, and with results that meet or exceed stakeholders’ expectations. These high achievers understand that leadership and people skills are more important to their success than an effective methodology or project tracking tools. It may... Read More
Socially Enabled PMO
Oct
16
Submitted by: John Glander on: Thu, 10/16/2014 - 11:45 36 comment(s)
L5P’s newest release enables organizations to collaborate in real time with the ease that is typically only found in personal social networks. Iselin, New Jersey, July 28, 2014 - Level 5 Partners releases version 4.2 of the Virtual Program Management Office. This newest release is focused on enabling stakeholders to collaborate in the cloud bringing unprecedented levels of project delivery efficiency. This new release includes: Social Enabled PMO – The socially enabled PMO... Read More

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