What is Software as a Service (SaaS)

Technology is constantly evolving and transforming the way that businesses operate. In an age of digital transformation, software as a service (SaaS) is rapidly gaining popularity and, in most sectors, has replaced traditional on-premises software. SaaS is great for businesses, big or small, because it helps with teamwork, makes work…

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Project Controls vs Project Management

Project Controls vs. Project Management: What is the Difference?

People often use the terms "project management" and "project controls" interchangeably, but they are not the same thing. Project controls are a subset of project management. In this blog, we will define both project management and project controls and explore how they are distinct from one another.  It is important…

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Project Life Cycle | Proteus Project Software

The Phases of the Project Life Cycle and Improving Project Efficiency

Managing a complex engineering project is a challenging task and there is a lot that can go wrong. The project life cycle is a framework that breaks projects into smaller steps for better management. This helps project teams navigate projects from beginning to end in a controlled and consistent manner. …

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Project controls solutions - Proteus Project Software

Project Delays and Cost Overruns: Analysing Failure Factors and Navigating Effective Project Controls Solutions

The successful completion of a project on time and within budget is a pervasive challenge of project controls faced by project teams worldwide. Despite the advances in project management tools, project controls solutions, and methodologies, statistics show that 72.5% of project managers fail to consistently meet the agreed project schedule,…

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Capital projects - Proteus Project Software

Transforming Capital Projects: How Digitalization is Changing the Game for Project Engineers

Across most sectors, the role of technology and digitalization has become increasingly pivotal. At Proteus we have the privilege of working with clients across various engineering sectors including energy and infrastructure. This has given us a unique insight into how far progressed along the digital transformation journey different companies and…

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The Power of Monitoring and Optimising Utilisation Rates

Monitoring utilisation rates involves measuring the available time used for billable work. In amongst all the metrics project managers track, if you work in a project consultancy (think Worley Parsons, Wood, Genesis, etc.,) this one is the king. However, monitoring and optimising a team's utilisation rate is the one critical…

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Project Tracking - Proteus Project Software

Exploring Innovative Project Tracking Methods

The competitive world of large projects (such as those found in industries like infrastructure or oil, gas and renewables) demands precision, efficiency, and a keen eye on the bottom line. Effective project tracking is the key to guiding project managers towards success. Imagine embarking on a journey without a map…

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Extracting project data | Proteus Project Software

The Ultimate Guide to Extracting Project Data from an ERP System

For any team running a detailed engineering project, data is the foundation on which successful outcomes are built. Project managers rely on accurate and real-time information to make informed decisions, track progress, allocate resources, and ensure project success. At Proteus we find our clients come to us with legacy Enterprise…

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Renewable energy projects uk - Proteus Project Software

Harnessing Nature’s Power: The Importance of Renewable Energy Projects in the UK

In recent years, the global shift towards renewable energy has gained significant momentum, and the UK has emerged as a frontrunner in this green revolution. As the world grapples with the urgent need to reduce carbon emissions and combat climate change, renewable energy projects have taken centre stage, offering a…

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