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...

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...

IPM Global's Project Management Software receives MVP support.

Miree Le Roy - Wednesday, April 02, 2014

Great blog from Mark Smith, one of Microsoft’s knowledgeable MVP’s (Most Valuable Professional).  Read More...

The year that was for IPM Project Management

Miree Le Roy - Thursday, December 20, 2012

Well, it’s that time of year again and I can’t believe how quickly it’s come around! As I reflect on the year that was, I’m starting to realise just what a busy year it has been for IPM Global. We’ve had some particularly exciting developments with our project management software that have meant it's moving forward at a rapid pace and adapting and changing as we see more potential opportunities opening up.  Read More...

What is the first application you open to start your work day?

Miree Le Roy - Tuesday, October 02, 2012

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By the numbers – why Microsoft CRM is the best platform for project management software

Miree Le Roy - Tuesday, June 19, 2012

I’ve often mentioned on this blog how IPM is built on the Microsoft Dynamics CRM platform, and I’ve given many examples of just why Microsoft CRM is such a solid and reliable platform to build our project management software on. From features like customisable workflows and forms to a central project database, CRM provides many solutions that can not only be used in sales and marketing, but also in project management.   Read More...

4 ways social media can help you manage your projects

Miree Le Roy - Thursday, April 26, 2012

I found an article this morning about how social media is evolving in organisations to become more than just a marketing tool. Social media is now becoming a part of many departments in big organisations from HR right through to project management. And even smaller companies are jumping on board. So that got me thinking, what are some of the ways you could use social media to manage your projects?   Read More...

How to know when the ball’s in your court, and when it’s not

Miree Le Roy - Friday, April 20, 2012

On a project, documents can be approved, changed, updated and reapproved all the time, often being sent back and forth between multiple people working on a Job. It’s no wonder then that it’s easy to lose track of where a document is at, and who is holding up its progress.   Read More...

Is technology the enemy or are we just not using it well?

Miree Le Roy - Wednesday, March 28, 2012

I recently came across an article on projectmanager.com.au entitled ‘Technology: Friend or Foe?’ and it got me thinking about technology, and also our relationship with technology in our everyday lives. We often marvel at how technology makes things easier for us, particularly when things go like clockwork, but as soon as something doesn’t work for us we berate it and vow and declare never to buy that particular brand or product again.   Read More...


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