Entries by Silversoft

5 steps to improving your project profitability

There are many variables to consider when planning out a large project. It’s crucial to your firm’s profitability that everything from the budgeting to the resourcing is managed properly. A step-by-step budget baseline will help you monitor how much the project costs, if it is on budget and how much has been spent on material resources versus […]

Earned Value Management for Dummies

Earned value management (EVM) is not just for corporations and government contractors. It is for all kinds of organizations that have projects to plan and need to deliver those projects on time and on budget. Deltek’s special edition EVM for Dummies is an excellent first step for any project professional considering the implementation of EVM […]

Integrated Program Management for Dummies

Learn how to use integrated program management (IPM) to plan and run your projects and programs more effectively and profitably! IPM is an excellent approach for just about any organization whose existence revolves around landing and completing projects. IPM exists to plan, analyze and monitor projects or programs through an integrated system, rather than some […]

Planning a Great Project for Dummies

You’ve got the most powerful, up-to-date project planning and management tools. So why are projects continually behind schedule and over budget? The solution is in your hands! This helpful book spells out a five-part process for creating schedules that are well-formed, risk-adjusted, and optimized, leading to more realistic and achievable project plans. Build a sound […]

Organizational Change Management for Dummies

Your guide to ensuring a project’s success by managing change Change happens, and these days it seems to happen more frequency and dramatically than ever. Organizations successfully change by integrating people, processes and technology seamlessly. This book offers helpful steps for ensuring that your people embrace change not because they have to, but because they […]

Project Manufacturing for Dummies

If you’re in the manufacturing business and your work is driven by project requirements, you can’t miss this book. Cover project manufacturing basics, understand the value of going paperless, and discover how a total manufacturing system will help your overall business. Highlights include: Communicate more effectively. Integrate your project-based ERP, project management, and manufacturing systems […]

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Best Practices for a Successful Talent Management implementation

Adoption of technology solutions to streamline succession planning and performance management by companies is on the rise as CEO’s continue to recognize the value of having such systems in place. If you have been the one tasked with selecting the vendor and managing the process, there are a few things you should consider before embarking on your journey into the technology implementation. Opting to […]

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Deltek and Silversoft expand partnership to include new talent management solution

Silversoft now primary reseller and Tier 1 support provider of Deltek’s Talent Management suite in South Africa. Deltek, the leading global provider of enterprise software and information solutions for project-based businesses, recently announced a new talent management partnership with Silversoft – a trusted Deltek ERP partner for 10 years and Premier Partner in 2013 and 2014. Through the […]

Can Technology Help the Changing Marketing and Communications Industry?

‘A poor workman always blames his tools’ is a well-known quip but I would challenge that, actually, having the right tools at your disposal is a critical part of completing any project successfully. Prepare your Agency in a changing industry The new world of digital consumption is booming and this is particularly palpable in the […]