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Project performance assessment - Proteus Project Software

Assessing Project Performance in Real-time: A Guide for Business Leaders

Project performance assessment is an intrinsic part of the project management process. Assessing project performance enables you to determine how well you are managing the project, and how likely you are to get the desired results as per the timeline and budget specifications.  Project managers need to determine and keep…

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Forecasting project finances - Proteus Project Software

How Do I Forecast Project Finances Accurately?  

Forecasts are the basis of all project planning, quantitative or qualitative, and use sophisticated or simple statistical models or algorithms. Forecasts are crucial for determining large capital investment projects' economic viability and project finance ability because they are used in critical decision-making. Using project forecasting, you can make useful predictions…

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Change-makers in Project Teams | Proteus Project Software

Why Project Teams Need Change-Makers

Does your company focus on change-makers? If you are uncertain why this is an important question, here is another one: What makes the difference between a project team that repeatedly overspends, misses deadlines, reduces overall profit, and just about scrapes by and a project team that can turn this scenario…

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Manage projects effectively - Proteus Project Software

How to Effectively Manage Your Projects – A Guide

A project is not always easy to manage, but successful outcomes are achievable with the right approach and attitude. When beginning a project, it is essential to have a clear goal and specific objectives in mind. This helps create a structured plan emphasizing the importance of allocating resources and workforce…

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ISO 27001 Certification - Proteus Project Software

Why ISO 27001 is Essential for Your Business

Towards the end of 2022, Xergy Group, developer of the project management software Proteus, achieved ISO 27001 accreditation. This certification is a testament to the high standards Proteus and the Xergy team work to, providing the best data protection level. Proteus’ strength lies in pulling live data from various sources,…

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What are the Best Project Management Tools for Complex Projects?

When it comes to project management, there is no one-size-fits-all solution and there are a lot of options to choose from. The best project management tool for a given project depends on the specific nature and complexity of that project. For the purposes of this article, we will define a…

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Why projects fail - Proteus Project Software

Why do Some Projects Fail? It Comes Down to 3 Factors (and Excel)

Projects fail. All the time. According to the Project Management Institute’s (PMI) 2021 Pulse of the Profession report, a staggering 48%[1] of energy projects in 2020 were failures. So it’s natural to ask: why do projects fail? Back in 2007 the PMI’s researchers broke the reasons for project failure down into…

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Project management tools - Proteus Project Software

Too Many Project Management Tools?

The tyranny of choice: does it seem like are too many project management tools out there to choose from? Why are there so many different types of tools (and whilst we are at it, why do so many have three-word acronyms like ERP, PPM, PSA, CPM, etc)? The answer is…

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Software integrations - Proteus Project Software

Integrations: Processes, Software, Data

Managing integrations might be considered an underestimated strategy for achieving successful project outcomes. More often than not, if you are an organisation that provides a service to a client, your primary areas of focus are your people and your proprietary processes. Software integrations are not an exciting part of any…

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