Why Proteus Leads the Way in Delivering Accuracy

Accuracy. The key to every project in any sector. Energy projects are complex, unwieldy, strung across geographies and time zones. Things go wrong. Stakeholders have competing priorities. Spanners are thrown in works. External events beyond the project manager’s control necessitate a handbrake turn, or perhaps a minor, but costly diversion.…

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Project cost and performance management

What is Project Cost and Performance Management?

Project cost and performance management is a relatively broad term referring to what is a critical process for any project team. This is particularly true for the large-scale, complex projects common in the energy sector. The energy sector is constantly evolving, and with that comes the need for better project…

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What who why project management

The What, Who, When of Energy Project Management

Let's get back to basics with the what, who, when of energy project management. With today's energy sector up against large-scale challenges in the face of increasing environmental concerns along with a rising demand for fuel, companies across the energy sector are more than ever under pressure to deliver profitable…

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essential energy skills

Do you have essential energy sector project management skills?

Before we look at essential project management skills, is project management any different in the energy sector from other industries?  Project management can be a fuzzy, collective label used to describe what is often a vast range of complex tasks. If you break it down to the most basic parameters,…

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oil and gas projects

What are the Oil and Gas Project Problems That Proteus Solves?

Energy sector projects, not just oil and gas projects, but their closely related, more environmentally friendly (and more fashionable) renewable energy projects are highly complex. This is not news to anyone. They comprise a huge variety of types of work packages, all of which are time-consuming, high risk and often…

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generic task management

5 Reasons Generic Task Management Tools Don’t Work for Energy Projects 

Task management tools are used by individuals, teams, and organisations to plan and prioritise tasks and projects efficiently. The many off-the-shelf, generic task management tools on the market range from spreadsheets, to software and online project management platforms based on the Kanban board (a visual ‘note board’ style project management…

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Proteus work management

4 New Proteus Features That Will Change the Way you Work

We've had a host of new features and functionality added to Proteus. The latest update has taken customer feedback onboard to add features to further increase control and visibility. Here’s what’s new in Proteus, as of May 2022: 1. Microsoft Word Add-in: Formatting and Styling Why should you care: firstly,…

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enterprise resource management

Why use Enterprise Resource Planning Software for Energy Sector Projects

The unique ERP challenges of the energy sector The project delivery demands of every industry are unique. The global energy industry presents a particular set of challenges in its structure, the scale and complexity of projects, and its multiple stakeholders with competing demands. All this is compounded by what McKinsey…

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barriers to adoption

Overcoming the Top 4 Barriers to the Adoption of Project Management Solutions

The successful adoption of a new project management solution is something any IT software buying team aim for but don't always achieve . All companies are different and not all solutions are made equal. Fortunately, cloud-based solutions are highly configurable and scalable and regular updates are integral. The right project…

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