What is the First Application You Open to Start Your Work Day?

Miree Le Roy - Thursday, December 03, 2015

Ok, Facebook doesn’t count here. Most people when asked will tell you that the first application they open is email. Besides being our vehicle for keeping in touch, updated and informed on a personal level, email in the workplace is also a powerful tool. When we surveyed over 150 people via our Linkedin page, particularly project managers, an overwhelming majority (93 percent!) told us that the first place they log in is their email, even if it’s just to quickly check what’s new.  Read More...

Project Management Software: Getting the Most from Your Tools

Miree Le Roy - Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Is your current construction project management software the best tool for the job? Is it possible that having a more appropriate tool could facilitate your processes while being more effective and easier to use?  Read More...

Clean up Your Messy Desk with an IPM Global Project Management Solution

Miree Le Roy - Thursday, September 10, 2015

Do you still believe the old saw that a messy desk is a sign of productivity? Maybe it’s time to rethink that outdated concept and clean up that workspace once and for all. In times past, a cluttered workspace may have been unavoidable. Architects and engineers alone with their slide rules, drafting tools and mountains of paper could easily host a messy desk convention. Think of all the tools of many trades that have been replaced by smartphones, tablets and laptop or desktop computers. Computer aided drawings, computation software and well-defined file systems have streamlined many processes, but not everyone has kept up with this trend.  Read More...

7 Quick Ways to Improve Your Business with Your Smartphone

Miree Le Roy - Friday, July 31, 2015

Do you have a Smartphone? Of course you do. Smartphones have become a necessary tool in the pockets of people around the world. In addition to being the lynchpin of social media, from camera, datebook, flashlight, GPS, calculator, personal secretary and television to, of all things, a phone, we wonder how we ever got along without them.  Read More...

IPM Global - Hot Company

Miree Le Roy - Saturday, October 18, 2014

IPM Global are proud to be associated with Construction Executive's October Edition as a CE2014 Hot Company.   Read More...

Take a Minute to Improve Your Business with Your Smartphone

Miree Le Roy - Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Whether you’re an Android enthusiast, or an iPhone loyalist…smartphones of all and any kind have become the communication hub of business, no not in business, in all facets of society. The era of the smartphone is well and truly underway. Lets face it everyone under the age of 70 has one, and most of those over it…even if they don’t quite know how to use it.   Read More...

Construction Legislation and Project Management

Miree Le Roy - Wednesday, September 10, 2014

There are few industries in the world that have more inherent risks than the construction industry. Whether it is a custom home or a new skyscraper in a major metropolitan city, there is always a chance of some catastrophic injury or mistake.   Read More...

Debunking the myth of the messy desk

Miree Le Roy - Tuesday, August 19, 2014

At one time, it was generally accepted that a messy desk was a sign of productivity. Architects, engineers and others who are in similar fields are notorious for this common misconception. The actuality of a messy desk is in fact grounded in historical fact; these professionals would normally have slide rules, graphing tools and other necessary items at an arm's reach.  Read More...

Is your project management software the sharpest tool in the shed?

Miree Le Roy - Wednesday, August 06, 2014
I’m not suggesting that your current construction project management software doesn’t do the job – I’ll leave you to draw that conclusion on your own. What I am suggesting is that you may be hacking away at the same problems each week with a hammer when you should be using a drill.
  Read More...

The Workflow Blues

Miree Le Roy - Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Odds are at some point you’ve been afflicted by the symptoms of processing problem blues: missed deadlines, schedule delays, cost overruns, and lost documents could be leaving your project fighting for life. Luckily workflow automation for construction could be the simple cure for you.   Read More...