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Jeff Collins

Hi there, thanks for reading! As the President of IMS, I’ve just about seen it all in the project management industry. I’m happy to share my experiences to help managers and organizations improve their project performance. Please reach out to our team if you’re struggling to achieve your goals. We’d love to work with you to discover the PM solutions you need for success.

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The Importance of Project Scheduling

By: Jeff Collins
January 8th, 2018

Project duration can range from months to decades. Having a concrete schedule can reduce upset and unnecessary delays. The project schedule is the cornerstone of all project management decisions. It helps isolate risks, prevent overspending and improve visibility, as seen in this ebook. A project schedule details resources too. This includes physical and labor resources, adherence to budget and project scope, and more. Control over the schedule is tantamount to controlling a project. So, how can project managers improve scheduling processes to ensure maximum efficiency and control?

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The Top 3 Dangers That Can Arise From Inaccurate Project Reporting

By: Jeff Collins
December 11th, 2017

Project managers often characterize inaccurate project reporting as a minor issue. Yet, inaccurate project reports can have disastrous consequences for a project, diminishing the value of your investments, reports the ebook. The budget may spiral out of control. The schedule falls behind, and visibility suffers. Each problem creates a self-fulfilling loop of troublesome project management controls and processes. But, project managers can act to prevent these problems from developing.

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The 4 Most Important Aspects for Project Reporting

By: Jeff Collins
November 21st, 2017

Project managers understand the value of project reporting in ensuring the successful completion and delivery of their projects. Now days some project management offices have access to advanced report tools that incorporated  the power of analytics, making reporting more effective and efficient than ever before. In effect, this improves the  maximize the investment into project management software. Yet, project reporting remains susceptible to errors.

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Oracle Primavera

New Features of Oracle Prime Every Project Manager Should Know

By: Jeff Collins
November 14th, 2017

The complexity and scope of today’s projects and portfolios are growing. Throughout recent years, the value of Oracle Primavera P6 stood out as an undisputed leader in project and portfolio planning, execution, delivery and completion. But, project managers were looking for web based solution, giving rise to the development of Oracle Prime, an integral component that helps to gain visibility and maximize your Oracle investment, as explained in this ebook.

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