Running a Marathon in High Heels

Ever run a Marathon in high heels? Would you try to run a Marathon in high heels? (Well truth be told, there are a few marathons where people actually do this on purpose, but for the most part, no, you would choose the right shoe for the right task.)

Project-based companies have their own distinct needs and requirements, and they must be able to not only view the revenue and costs associated with the firm, but to see that on a project by project basis. How fast can you find out what projects are more profitable than others? How can you make sure your project stays on budget? How do you forecast what resources you will need for future projects?

Just about everyone handles projects from time to time, at home and at work. But would you consider your business to be project-based? Confirming whether your company is project-based helps you decide whether your current ERP system really fits the needs of your company — or whether you have an ill-fitting system that is crippling your profitability and productivity.

Project-based companies have their own distinct needs and requirements, and they must be able to not only view the revenue and costs associated with the firm, but to see that on a project by project basis. How fast can you find out what projects are more profitable than others? How can you make sure your project stays on budget? How do you forecast what resources you will need for future projects?

Well, that is the premise of the new Project ERP for Dummies book that was just released today.  We will be holding a webcast to launch the book and preview some of the topics covered with the books authors.  Attendees will get a FREE digital copy of the book, so reserve your spot today.

Project ERP for DummiesProject-Based ERP for Dummies introduces the basic concepts of ERP systems that are intended to serve project-based businesses. Companies that are project-based typically include government contractors, not-for-profit non governmental organization (NGOs), consulting firms, architectural and engineering firms, oil and gas operations, accounting businesses, legal firms, and agencies. If projects are in your company’s DNA, you can benefit from this webcast and book.

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About Brian LaMee

Currently the Director of Product Marketing for Deltek, Brian has spent the last 16 years working with project focused firms helping understand trends, best practices and tools through the industry that help people and organizations leverage tools to streamline their business and processes.
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