PROJECT REPORTING ESSENTIALS

Good reporting can be the make or break of a project Data within a project is only as good as the reports which access it. While it’s important to collect and collate information, if you can’t access it easily when needed, that information loses a portion of its power and usefulness.  Reports are therefore a…

5 TIPS FOR BETTER DOCUMENT CONTROL IN PROJECT MANAGEMENT

Document control is an integral part of good project management   Tips for better document control The purpose of a document control system is to a) create order for the various products involved in project management and b) ensure that anyone who needs to can access information easily and quickly.  1: Introduce a consistent naming…

THE FUNDAMENTALS OF INTEGRATED RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

Integrated resource management helps you plan for your available resources Integrated resource management (IRM) is one of the core elements of project management. Without a clear and focused understanding of the resources available for the tasks required, projects are at risk of overruns on budget and timescale.  Integrated resource management means having an accurate and…

HOW TO CREATE A GREAT COMMUNICATION PLAN

A comprehensive communication plan is the backbone of project success Good communication is a critical part of good project management. Effective communication is the bedrock upon which the rest of the project rests; without effective communication, delivery can be compromised, and deadlines missed.  Within a project environment, it’s usual to pull together your approach to…

HOW CUSTOMIZATION SAVES TIME AND MONEY

One size doesn’t fit all: it’s a smart business move to customize a tool to fit your business needs There are as many off-the-shelf IT and software solutions available as there are business problems to be solved. These standard solutions may address many common problems and look fit for purpose at first glance, however, they…

DRMcNATTY IS YOUR TRUSTED ADVISOR

Our industry experience leaves us head and shoulders above the rest. DRMcNatty & Associates Inc. is a complete professional services provider with extensive experience in the Utilities, Transportation, IT, and Construction sectors. We are your best choice as a trusted advisor, with decades of success delivering on projects both large and small with a specialization…

TAKE A SEAT, NOT A NUMBER.

Hate Waiting In Line? Our Excellent Customer Service Sets Us Apart Our ‘Take a seat, not a number’ approach to customer support is second to none As specialists in project management, IT deployments, and managed services, we work with businesses of all sizes on projects with very specific requirements. It’s therefore vital that we offer…

THE VALUE OF PERSONALIZED STAFF TRAINING

Why tailoring your staff training program brings real benefits The past few years have seen a shift in training approach for many businesses, from a one-size-fits-all program to a more tailored approach that is personalized to individual staff members. Deciding to implement this type of personalized staff training program is a smart move. Each employee…

2028 OLYMPICS – WHAT IT MEANS FOR LOS ANGELES

The 2028 Olympic Games will bring big infrastructure changes to LA   Becoming the host city for the Olympic and Paralympic Games is not only a culturally exciting event, but it also brings a range of benefits for the region. The host city can look forward to advantages such as an increase in tourist visitor…

RESOURCE CAPACITY PLANNING: A COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE

Using resource capacity planning as a key part of project management success Resource capacity planning is a critical part of project and portfolio management. No matter the size and scope of the project, there is always only a limited amount of resources available. Therefore it’s vital to understand whether those resources are adequate to complete…