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...

4 fail safe ways to effectively manage your projects

Miree Le Roy - Thursday, February 16, 2012

Managing projects can often be a very demanding task, one that requires skill, dedication and a very cool head. But there are also a few tips and tricks you can implement to ensure your projects run smoothly.  Read More...

Flexible, easily configurable project management software? It’s not a myth!

Miree Le Roy - Friday, June 17, 2011

I’ve talked often on this blog about the availability of project management software for the past 20 years being limited to highly specialised, inflexible, out of the box solutions. And in order to make these solutions fit their organisation, companies were either forced to change their processes, or pay for customisations to be made in order to suit them better. Both these options seem unappealing, so what is the answer?  Read More...

The Workflow Series – Converting Site Diary Change Requests to IPM Change Requests

Miree Le Roy - Thursday, March 03, 2011

Throughout The Workflow Series, we have shown you many ways you can use workflows to automate and customise your use of IPM. As we are continually adjusting and changing IPM in our development process, new ways to use workflows are appearing all the time and one such way is the conversion of Site Diary information into official Change Requests.  Read More...

The Workflow Series – Converting Change Requests to Change Orders

Miree Le Roy - Friday, February 25, 2011

Lately, we’ve been looking at how workflows can make the process of managing changes to the project specifications a little easier, and this post follows on from that in helping you convert change requests into change orders.  Read More...

The Workflow series – Converting a Change Request to a Subcontract Change Order

Miree Le Roy - Thursday, February 17, 2011

In the previous post, we looked at how workflows can assist you in taking the information from an issue and creating a change request or RFI . This post will look at one of the next steps in this process, which you may need if the change required has an effect on one of the subcontracts.   Read More...

The Workflows Series – Creating RFIs and Change Requests from an Issue

Miree Le Roy - Wednesday, February 09, 2011

This is the fourth post in the Workflow series, which we hope has been helpful so far in showing you a few examples of how workflows can help automate some key areas of IPM you use every day.  Read More...

The Workflow series – Making Purchase Order Approvals Simpler

Miree Le Roy - Thursday, February 03, 2011

This is the third post in the Workflow series, showing you easy ways you can use workflows to enhance and automate IPM to suit your own business processes.   Read More...

The Workflow Series – Monitoring Meeting Minute Items

Miree Le Roy - Friday, January 28, 2011

This is the second post in The Workflow Series, which shows how workflows can enhance and automate different areas of IPM to suit your business processes better. Of course, due to the nature of workflows, you can decide how and where you use workflows, so these are only examples in an almost infinite list of possibilities.  Read More...

5 signs it’s time to upgrade your project management software

Miree Le Roy - Tuesday, January 25, 2011

I know it’s human nature to hang onto things we’ve outgrown or no longer have use for. Be it some emotional connection we have to the tattered pair of jeans that no longer fit, or the fact we’re just too lazy to change mobile phone providers or switch from the energy supplier who is clearly charging too much. We’ve all been guilty of it at some point.  Read More...

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