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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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Use Proteus Project Management Software to Improve Your Bottom Line

Project management software sits at the heart of Proteus.  Project management software is nothing new. In fact, one quick look through the software review site Capterra and you will find 100s of really well-reviewed, highly established software platforms promising to dramatically increase your business success.  The best project management software is supposed…

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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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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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Project Management Stats for 2023 - Proteus Project Software

The State of Project Management in 2023

35 project management stats you need to know for 2023 Are you tired of reading project management articles with data sourced from 2016? Us too. At Proteus, we care about data, its relevance, its accuracy, its timeliness, and most importantly, how we can use it to make better business decisions.…

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What 4 Software Tools do you Need to run a Successful Project?

Struggling to choose your project software tools? Project management is difficult. Don’t let anyone tell you differently. It’s a balancing act – striving to keep everything on plan, on budget, and on time. Not to mention juggling resources, stakeholders, and comms. While modern technology can facilitate the process, in many…

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Reimbursement and Lump Sum Contracts

How to manage profit with reimbursement and lump sum contracts. Why does it matter if your project is agreed with a reimbursement contract or a lump sum contract, or, a mixture of both? All projects, regardless of the industry, are contracted slightly differently. Many of the terms and conditions, project…

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What is Earned Value in Project Management?

Probably the most critical metric for any project manager, earned value is an excellent way to track the progress of work during a project, measured against the budgeted schedule. Now considered to be best practice in project management, calculating earned value is simplified by Proteus‘ powerful project controls monitoring and…

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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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