What is a workflow process? By Anne Fray, Sr. Accounting Analyst at Solutions360 Workflow is defined as the organization of work as it moves through a department, across departments or across an entire organization. Here’s an example of a workflow … Read More
What Is A Workflow Process?
Closing the Loop with Client Surveys
Client surveys can help integrators maintain customer relationships When we speak with integrators about client surveys, we often hear, “We don’t use them anymore because people don’t return them.” Or worse, “We get some back, but nobody reads them.” And … Read More
The Project Closure Process
The project closure process, which as project managers know, simply means closing out a project at its conclusion, can happen many ways. Some project closures are positive; many are negative. In my experience working with many systems integration companies, … Read More
Who Should Pay for All Those Change Orders?
In Part 1 of this series, Project Change Orders – Manage Them or Just Make Them?, we discussed how project change orders are inevitable. We concluded that mature project management is about change control, and managing all those changes as … Read More
Why Is WIP Management Important?
On this episode of ClearTalk, our Director of Product Management, Tofiq Indawala, is joined by Brad Malone, from Navigate Management Consulting, to discuss that three-letter word WIP. What is it? What does it mean? And why is WIP management important? … Read More
How to Keep a Project on Course
If all projects are different, what is the best way for integrators to keep a project on course? All integration projects are unique, and there’s no two alike, right? Yes, all projects contain uniqueness and uncertainty. But there is also … Read More
How Do You Spell WBS?
What is a work breakdown structure? In today’s video, Tofiq Indawala, Director of Product Management, is joined by Brad Malone, from Navigate Management Consulting to discuss the whole concept of a work breakdown structure, and how that impacts project management. … Read More
The Importance of Professional Project Managers
Many integration companies that are beginning to mature their business management practices go through a process of determining who to select as their project managers, and how to nurture their competence and capabilities. As someone who has taught more than … Read More
The Myth of the Perfect Project Estimate
Is it better for a project estimate to be precise or accurate? It’s my experience, over hundreds of AV integration projects and hundreds more in numerous industries, that most people believe a precise estimate is more accurate — and that … Read More
Women in Project Management
Is the Systems Integration industry ready to fully acknowledge the value of women in the project management role and support their growth? By Brad Malone, Managing Partner at Navigate Management Consulting I hope so, because whether the job is … Read More