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'Projecting' Managed Services

Sometimes, managed service deployments require easy ramp ups, but oftentimes there are long implementations depending on the particular SMB client or customer's IT organization.

It's important to be able to manage a transition to managed services and track changes, costs and timelines as you go.

Project management is an aggravating corporate buzzword that is often used vaguely to convey that nothing is actually getting done.

Project management software, however, can tell a different story.

Project management software is helping organizations budget and forecast accurately for 2011. As businesses enter the fourth quarter, executives and even small business owners are starting to determine where to allocate their IT resources and budgets for the upcoming year. For example, Microsoft Gold Certified Developer and Partner Project Insight's basic Web-based solution.

"In today's challenging economy, our customers are succeeding by having visibility into their entire portfolio of projects, scoring these projects using goal-based objectives, and allocating human and financial resources to the projects that represent the best fit for their organizations. Project Insight provides project teams with all of these capabilities and more," stated Jeff Berkel, CFO of Project Insight.

A project management application fits quite nicely into a managed service framework, especially if you want to offer proof of progress. Perhaps something to consider.

Posted by Jabulani Leffall on August 30, 2010


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