What’s up, doc? How to finally get your documents in order

Let me ask you a simple question: Do you have document controls in place? Don’t worry – not many people do. In fact, some of the world’s best project managers don’t have a handle on where their documents are. And it’s a problem! As projects grow in volume and complexity, documents start to multiply FAST. And if you’re spending time looking for docs because they’re not logically sorted, well, you’re going to have yet another reason why projects aren’t getting done on time. We often hear “Well we call our …

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5 Reasons why project management tools can’t handle small cells

Small cell builds have established themselves as an incredibly popular piece of telecoms project development. But with that comes a much larger project load for PM’s – which means the tools need to match the landscape.  Small cells are at the epicenter of the telco water cooler talk right now. Crown Castle’s recent $7 billion (with a b) fiber purchase demonstrates just how hot the small cell market is. A recent, widely-shared article highlighted small cell projects as a primary driver for 5G development. Small cells are helping connect remote parts of Northern Canada and Sprint recently heavily …

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Permission to launch: why project management tools need a unique permissions structure

Spreadsheets force project managers to work in the dark, with no ability to control who has access to proprietary information. Here’s why that doesn’t make sense. There’s a reason that pharmaceutical companies make child proof bottles. A kid doesn’t know how much medicine to take. Instead, it falls to a parent or guardian to authorize. The same logic applies to kids using computers in schools or at home – parents or administrators are just not going to give them free reign over what they can see. That, in the project …

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