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6 Tips For Passing the PMP Certification

By: Jeff Collins
June 3rd, 2015

Passing the PMP Certification shows future employers you have the skills necessary to successfully organize, run, and oversee a given project. The PMP Certification is the only globally recognized certification for project management, and companies will usually hire someone with this certification over someone who lacks it. To help you prepare for the exam, follow these six tips in the time leading up to the examination date.

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A Powerful Enterprise Project Portfolio Management Solution

By: Jeff Collins
August 26th, 2014

It seems that no matter where we turn these days, there are construction projects taking place left and right. From homes to skyscrapers to community buildings, many of these projects are quite complex. In order for these jobs to be carried out effectively, contractors must share first-rate collaboration skills with one another as well as with the owners of the properties. Fortunately, Oracle's Primavera EPPM is here to serve as a champion enterprise project portfolio management solution.

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Why Your Organization Needs Project Budgeting and Forecasting

By: Jeff Collins
August 22nd, 2014

Ask the successful owner of a construction business what the toughest part of the job is, and they will say it is managing the project budget. While it may seem easy to handle construction costs (place a bid, order materials, pay employees), there are so many other factors and facets to the construction operations that one little mistake in calculating the numbers could lead the company placing the "out of business" signs on the building doors. Using project budgeting and forecasting software from EcoSys EPC can ease the budget burdens construction companies experience.

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Project Management S-curves Made Easy

By: Jeff Collins
August 20th, 2014

In the world of project management, one of the most important tools that your organization has at its disposal is undoubtedly S-curves. S-curves are a graphical representation not only of the work that has already been completed in the context of a larger project or goal, but the work that still needs to be done.

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