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Clarizen-Bringing Social Collaboration to Project Management
Some folks will say that the way people work nowadays is broken—i.e., that collaboration actually takes place on Mars while the actual work happens on Venus

design and project collaboration  Clarizen v6 was also designed around the tenets of participation, alignment, and awareness to empower individuals in ways that have never been done before. By connecting social context with processes, Clarizen v6 can give a voice to each team member. It is that voice and that transparency that will ultimately lead an organization to success. Also, as companies are staffed with people with different skills who are located around the world, connecting these workers via social context, tasks, and projects

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Core PLM for Discrete Industries

The foundation of product lifecycle management (PLM) for the discrete manufacturing industries is product data management (PDM). It covers design and product-related aspects of PLM including management of material specifications, product structures, production processes, design tools, document management, and design collaboration. 

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Economic Benefits of PLM-enabled Collaboration


Many of today’s product lifecycle management (PLM)-enabling technologies allow complex information to be shared by dispersed teams of people. Product data management (PDM) technology is used to organize and provide access to your intellectual assets. PLM, its collaborative Product Definition management (cPDm) capabilities, and other solutions can help you go beyond asynchronous data sharing. Find out how.

design and project collaboration  within the scope of design and manufacturing businesses, provide an environment where users can log into a project room and share data, and often interact with other project participants in online sessions designed to discuss and share product information in a structured and managed way. Communication among participants utilizes a number of different methods including speech, video, textual data, and graphical information. The collaborative sessions usually focus on the review, investigation, or Read More

PLM: A New World of (More) Collaboration and Innovation


It used to be the case that PLM was perceived as being principally about CAD tools and 3D drawings and complex technical specs that no one really understood except the geekiest of PLM geeks. This perception was justified, to an extent. After all, PLM and CAD tools can be complicated, engineers and designers tend to operate in highly specialized environments, and there's a common misconception

design and project collaboration  strategy goes way beyond design and product development, and takes marketing, accounting, and supply chain constraints into account, as part of a process that involves the entire company, its partners, and even its customers. Collaboration is a must for any PLM user. Unlike other business areas (like accounting or sales) where you can do your job without really collaborating with your colleagues, a PLM user will never be able to work alone. But beyond this type of vanilla collaboration, other, more Read More

Design to Delivery: Project Delivery Management System


In today’s demanding project delivery environment, meeting contract deadlines is paramount. Companies are under pressure to rapidly establish plans, isolate deliverables, and deliver quality products. Learn about a project delivery management system that can help you streamline collaboration between business units, ensuring each step is monitored and controlled so you can deliver your project on time and on budget.

design and project collaboration  to different branches. Project Design Registers can be defined into equipment packages and tracked for WIP and budget reporting. The revision management system notifies coordinators via email to enable management of potential impacts throughout the project. Document management is streamlined through the Document Transmittal System. The Project BOM allows for Drawing Bill of Materials to be imported into the project/equipment delivery structure. Request for Quotation (RFQ) information flows from the Read More

IT Project Management Tools: MS Project and Its Alternatives (Part 2)


In my last posting I wrote about the functions of project management. When I considered alternatives to MS Project, I started thinking about the functions of Project Portfolio Management (PPM) software and concluded that they were similar in many respects. • Design The project blueprint and design stage where are all Business Process Models are developed • Modeling

design and project collaboration  in many respects. • Design The project blueprint and design stage where are all Business Process Models are developed • Modeling Interviewing stakeholders and developing the transactional and business process to support enterprise software deployment • Execution The go-live stage to implement the business process and software solution • Monitoring Monitoring the end results to achieve the KPIs that were introduced as part of the justification to introduce the software solution Advantages The Read More

Mid-project Profitability Scorecard


As businesses grow, the size and complexity of their projects tends to increase as well. One challenge is staying on top of mid-project profitability as the combination of services, equipment, and post-sales support become more complex. Read further and know how to close the gap between sales, project delivery, post-sales support, and equipment management, and how to improve mid-project profitability and reduce project risk.

design and project collaboration  project Profitability Scorecard As businesses grow, the size and complexity of their projects tends to increase as well. One challenge is staying on top of mid-project profitability as the combination of services, equipment, and post-sales support become more complex. Read further and know how to close the gap between sales, project delivery, post-sales support, and equipment management, and how to improve mid-project profitability and reduce project risk. Read More

Keys to Implementing Project Portfolio Management


Project portfolio management (PPM) is a tool-supported process for optimally managing an organization’s “portfolio” of projects. And although PPM can provide real value, many organizations are finding PPM implementations difficult. However, there are key approaches that can increase your likelihood of success, as well as an effective step-by-step process for implementing PPM within your organization.

design and project collaboration  requirements easier. Step 5: Design Your PPM Approach and Value Measurement Framework Develop your organization-specific vision for PPM. This is where you define the process by which projects are proposed, evaluated, and prioritized, and resources are allocated. Design the value measurement framework. Knowing your approach and how you will estimate project value will, in turn, allow you to determine what information needs to be collected to support the process and the quality assurance mechanisms that Read More

Case Study: Focused Storage Design


A manufacturer of multiple electronic goods needed to maximize its available storage. A logistics modeling and design tool can help the company benefit from pull replenishment and focused storage approaches to logistics by enabling users to evaluate different storage options. Find out how the solution can support transition during initial design, including re-engineering of existing process, for continued results.

design and project collaboration  A logistics modeling and design tool can help the company benefit from pull replenishment and focused storage approaches to logistics by enabling users to evaluate different storage options. Find out how the solution can support transition during initial design, including re-engineering of existing process, for continued results. Read More

Tenrox Project Workforce Management for PPM for PSA Certification Report


Tenrox Project Workforce Management is TEC Certified for online evaluation of project portfolio management for professional services automation (PPM for PSA) solutions in the Project Portfolio Management (PPM) Evaluation Center. The certification seal is a valuable indicator for organizations relying on the integrity of TEC research for assistance with their software selection projects. Download this report for product highlights, competitive analysis, product analysis, and in-depth analyst commentary.

design and project collaboration  Project Workforce Management for PPM for PSA Certification Report Tenrox Project Workforce Management is TEC Certified for online evaluation of project portfolio management for professional services automation (PPM for PSA) solutions in the Project Portfolio Management (PPM) Evaluation Center. The certification seal is a valuable indicator for organizations relying on the integrity of TEC research for assistance with their software selection projects. Download this report for product highlights, Read More

SAP Delivers Commercial Project Management Solution


While a high percentage of project profitability is determined at the bid stage, around half of all projects are not delivered to plan, according to SAP. In fact, on average 20 percent of project value is at risk. To help customer combat this challenge, SAP has launched SAP Commercial Project Management application.

design and project collaboration  Delivers Commercial Project Management Solution While a high percentage of project profitability is determined at the bid stage, around half of all projects are not delivered to plan, according to SAP . In fact, on average 20 percent of project value is at risk. To help customer combat this challenge, SAP has launched SAP Commercial Project Management application , which brings front- and back-end project information transparency into one integrated system. The solution makes available to project Read More

New Reality: Workplace Collaboration Is Crucial


Look at any office around the world and you’ll see how the workplace has changed dramatically in the last decade. Rapidly changing technology coupled with geographical dispersion has meant that organizations need to be more flexible than ever. Workers too have had to face this constant change and need to retool themselves to not only adapt, but survive. Discover how collaborative technology is becoming their saving grace.

design and project collaboration  Reality: Workplace Collaboration Is Crucial Look at any office around the world and you’ll see how the workplace has changed dramatically in the last decade. Rapidly changing technology coupled with geographical dispersion has meant that organizations need to be more flexible than ever. Workers too have had to face this constant change and need to retool themselves to not only adapt, but survive. Discover how collaborative technology is becoming their saving grace. Read More

Top 10 Reasons For Having A Project Kickoff - Part II


You are about to embark on an important project. Whether the project is software or hardware related, it is a good idea to hold a project kickoff meeting. Don’t miss this excellent opportunity to get across important communications and establish the tone for the project. This article discusses the 10 objectives of a project kickoff meeting, how to achieve them, and templates for presenting them. In Part II, reasons 7, 6, and 5 focus on preparing the team to undertake the project and generally giving them the confidence to do it.

design and project collaboration  10 Reasons For Having A Project Kickoff - Part II Top 10 Reasons For Having A Project Kickoff - Part II Featured Author - Joseph J. Strub - January 1, 2004 Introduction You are about to embark on an important project. Perhaps the project is implementing an ERP package, getting critical applications ready for the busy season, or setting up a warehouse and inventory for radio frequency operations. Whether the project is software or hardware related, it is a good idea to hold a project kickoff meeting. Read More

Project-oriented versus Generic GL-oriented ERP/Accounting Systems


Caught between big-vendor ERP offerings requiring heavy customization, and off-the-shelf project management solutions that are easily outgrown, project-oriented organizations have special accounting needs. Find out more about those needs, along with recommendations for what solutions you should be taking a closer look at.

design and project collaboration  are general purpose in design and without significant tweaking, they do not address many of the unique requirements of businesses engaged primarily in providing products and services under project-specific contracts and engagements. Project-oriented organizations have many project-specific business and accounting requirements including the need to track costs and profitability on a project-by-project basis, to provide timely project information to managers and customers, and to submit accurate and detaile Read More

Top 10 Reasons For Having A Project Kickoff - Part III


You are about to embark on an important project. Whether the project is software or hardware related, it is a good idea to hold a project kickoff meeting. Don’t miss this excellent opportunity to get across important communications and establish the tone for the project. This article discusses the 10 objectives of a project kickoff meeting, how to achieve them, and templates for presenting them. In Part III, we complete the discussion of the remaining four reasons, which can be even more critical to beginning a project on a positive note and reaching a successful completion.

design and project collaboration  10 Reasons For Having A Project Kickoff - Part III Top 10 Reasons For Having A Project Kickoff - Part III Featured Author - Joseph J. Strub - January 2, 2004 Introduction You are about to embark on an important project. Perhaps the project is implementing an ERP package, getting critical applications ready for the busy season, or setting up a warehouse and inventory for radio frequency operations. Whether the project is software or hardware related, it is a good idea to hold a project kickoff meeting. Read More

Learn How to Set Up and Run a Project Management Office


Many companies are finding they must build project management capabilities in order to meet business challenges in the future. They also understand that project management processes should be implemented consistently across the organization, leading to efficiency and better, faster, cheaper project delivery. Given the need for consistent project management, the critical question is how best to implement this environment.

design and project collaboration  How to Set Up and Run a Project Management Office Many companies are finding they must build project management capabilities in order to meet business challenges in the future. They also understand that project management processes should be implemented consistently across the organization, leading to efficiency and better, faster, cheaper project delivery. Given the need for consistent project management, the critical question is how best to implement this environment. Read More