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Why Excel is NOT the right tool for Resource Managers

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Excel – Easy at first, but soon unmanageable One of the single biggest challenges facing IT Resource/Planning Managers in a PMO is understanding resource capacity, demand and cost. To be a successful Resource/Planning Manager, you need to have a clear view of the upcoming project demand, capacity and availability along with detailed resource needs (location, […]

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London Borough of Waltham Forest deploys PM3time, Bestoutcome’s Timesheet Software

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London, UK, May 2nd 2017 – Bestoutcome, the leading project, portfolio management (PPM) software company, is pleased to announce the roll-out of its pm3time, timesheet software application, by the London Borough of Waltham Forest PM3time is one of the UK’s leading Timesheet Software Solutions After an extensive evaluation and a number of demonstrations, London Borough of […]

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One in five people waste 1/3rd of their work day; improve staff productivity with simple timesheet analysis.

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Timesheet analysis can be used to drive real & lasting improvement According to a recent survey, time-wasting at work in the UK is a huge problem. Over 80% of us admit to wasting some time and 1 in 5 actually waste a third of their entire day, every day. Our PMO expert, David Walton, has […]

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Who Should the Portfolio Office Report to?

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We are currently doing a PMO transformation at a large retail client based in London. They have had a very traditional PMO in place for a number of years. When I say traditional PMO, I mean one which is focused on reporting and timesheets. It is not fit for purpose and senior management are querying […]

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How timesheet systems drive profitability for consultancies

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I have run a consultancy, Bestoutcome, for over 15 years and before that I worked for one of the big 4 consultancies, PwC. Consultancies are in essence a simple business; you sell people for a given rate per day or per hour, if you are lucky. All consultancies need to work out a utilisation rate […]

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Time tracking software; what you need to know to make it work in your organisation

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I admit that time tracking software is not the most riveting of topics, but time tracking software is an important system that helps with project costing, forecasting, control of contractors and even prevention of timesheet fraud. So, if you have decided that you need to upgrade from Excel timesheets or need new timesheet tracking software, […]

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How can the NHS cut interim rates and maintain quality?

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It’s a tricky topic and the cause of much debate: how does the NHS get better value from its Contractors without simply going the cheapest option? Resident PMO expert, David Walton, takes a look at some of the NHS Procurement challenges and shares some methods from the private sector that have reduced costs whilst adding […]

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3 ways contractor timesheets improve project management

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Although widely disliked, contractor timesheets are on often overlooked tool for developing leaner, smarter and more effective ways of managing your programmes and projects. In this blog, our resident PMO expert David Walton looks at 3 core ways in which timesheets can be used to improve your PMO. I’m always surprised how the mention of […]

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4 critical reasons why timesheets should never be ‘culturally unacceptable’

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Ever wonder how timesheets could improve your organisation’s productivity? Worried that introducing them could lead to mutiny? Our PMO expert, David Walton, gives his take on 20 years of timesheet experience and lists the Top 4 reasons why your team should embrace them for the positive benefits they can bring. We have worked at many […]

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Storing personal timesheet data outside the EEU could land you in jail like this man

If your timesheet data is stored outside the EU, it could land you in Jail!

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What? How on earth can a timesheet system land me in Jail? The answer is that if your timesheet data contains personal data (and it probably does) then you must conform to the Data Protection Act (DPA) (1998), says PMO Change Delivery expert David Walton.  Many UK businesses choose a cloud based timesheet system online. […]

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