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Standardising Project Management Processes - Your Template to Success

Changes are inevitable in any project. Unforeseen hurdles can contribute to major setbacks and critical project risks. However, improving outcomes can sometimes be as easy as implementing an enterprise-wide integrated project process. By streamlining and standardising multiple projects within an organisation, efficiencies are created that can substantially impact projects performance.

When a standard enterprise-wide project process is adopted, projects are initiated with a toolkit of knowledge to get on the right track from the start. This methodical approach can identify risks early, promote timely communication, drive proactive decision making, control costs and schedules, and create an environment of trust and confidence for the management team. All of these outcomes contribute to eliminating unforeseen issues delivering a more predictable project. This article further explores how standardising and integrating internal projects creates a project environment where successful delivery is more likely.

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Boost Your Project Performance by Improving Data Access

According to PMI, “the primary purpose of a management control system is to acquire and organise data to facilitate valid decisions by cognizant decision makers. Almost any system which improves results of a major project even 1 percent through better decisions can justify its cost.” However many challenges are presented when an organisation uses multiple control systems and/or integrate data infrequently across control systems.

This article looks at the relationship between project performance outcomes and organisations’ accessibility to project data. You will see a direct link to successful outcomes for organisations that invest in integrating their systems to provide a single source of project control information. There is also an opportunity, at the end of the article, to take the first step towards improving your project maturity.

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Execution of Data-Driven Design (Video)

The importance of data-driven design is clear – access to the right information, at the right time, will always save time and money, along with ensuring smoother and safer project execution. A less apparent, but equally advantageous aspect, lies in change management. In this video, Glenn Boyko, Global Business Development for Hexagon PPM Completions and Commissioning, continues to shed light on how Intergraph Smart Completions can elevate your work processes and improve efficiency.

Laying the Foundations for Data-Driven Design (Video) To support your efforts in project execution it's crucial to embed data-driven design into the contractual process within the project. In this video Glenn Boyko, Global Business Development for Hexagon PPM Completions and Commissioning, shares how the framework built within Intergraph Smart Completions enables you to achieve a seamless transition from design through to operations and maintenance.
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