Archive September 11, 2012

How IPM helps manage projects in 6 different industries

When 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:

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

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.

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What the leap second delay can teach us about project management

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.

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