How IPM helps manage projects in 6 different industries

Miree Le Roy - Tuesday, August 21, 2012

construction project management softwareWhen it comes to project management software for the AEC industries, we know there are a number different industries all with slightly different requirements of the software they use. Different industries need to concentrate on different aspects of the project management process, and that’s why it’s important that the software project managers use can accommodate the requirements of their particular industry. So here are 6 different industries that IPM is suited for and why:  Read More...

How can project management software help with auditing and quality management?

Miree Le Roy - Tuesday, July 17, 2012

A couple of months ago, I posted a blog about how IPM can expand across organisations to fit a number of different departments. Well we’ve also had a few enquiries lately about IPM’s extensibility in terms of different requirements of project management. So I thought I’d share with you a couple of examples of how IPM can be extended to cater for other needs you may have on your project.  Read More...

What the leap second delay can teach us about project management

Miree Le Roy - Thursday, July 05, 2012

If you happened to be booked on a Qantas flight last Sunday, you would have felt the full effects of the seemingly insignificant ’leap second’. In order to bring electronic clocks back into sync after slight changes in the Earth’s orbit over the past four years, one second was added to the world’s clocks at midnight AEST on Saturday. And the result was chaos for air travellers. The extra second was enough to cause Qantas’s booking system to crash, causing delays of up to an hour for both international and domestic travellers.   Read More...

How Microsoft CRM contributes to project management with Yammer

Miree Le Roy - Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Last year, I posted a blog about Microsoft’s acquisition of Skype, and what that would mean for project managers using Microsoft CRM. Well it seems that the software giant may have even more to offer, with reports appearing in Forbes that Microsoft has also acquired the business social network tool, Yammer, for $1.2 billion.   Read More...

7 reasons why project managers need a CRM tool

Miree Le Roy - Thursday, April 05, 2012



Many construction companies can often be mistaken in thinking they don’t need a CRM system to help manage their projects – after all they are in the business of managing projects, not customers. However with developments in CRM technology in recent years, CRM tools are no longer just about contact lists and sales leads. That’s why I’ve put together the following reasons why project managers should be using a CRM tool as well as a project management tool to help manage their projects:  Read More...

The Sydney Harbour Bridge – Project management at its finest

Miree Le Roy - Monday, March 19, 2012

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IPM Global named in Constructech Magazine’s 2012 Commercial Top Products

Miree Le Roy - Tuesday, March 13, 2012

We are very pleased to announce that IPM Global’s project management suite has been named in Constructech Magazine’s Top Products for 2012. The winners were announced on March 1st and the full list can be found on theConstructech Magazine website Read More...

What’s the number one tool project managers use to manage projects?

Miree Le Roy - Friday, March 02, 2012

I just came across this study from Besner and Hobbs on the PMI website, and it was looking at the top 70 tools and techniques project managers use to manage projects in the real world. Interestingly, looking at a broad cross section of project managers from organisations of differing levels of maturity and managing projects of different sizes, one thing remained constant.  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...

Why the global marketplace is changing the way we manage projects

Miree Le Roy - Thursday, February 09, 2012

If there is anything the global economic crisis has taught us is that there's no escaping globalisation. Whether we like it or not, the marketplace we operate in is global, and things that happen in one country affect people and organisations in another. No longer are we our own islands, responsible for our own directions, and immune to the decisions of others.  Read More...