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Mastering A/E Project Management: A Checklist for Selecting the Right Software For Your Architecture Firm

Don’t choose project management software for your architecture firm without reading this checklist! Selecting the right software can be a difficult and time-consuming process. Making sure the software you select meets all the needs listed below will help ensure you select the project management software that is right for your business.

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5 Reasons Why Your Project Managers Should Be Tracking Percent Complete

One of the critical aspects of project management is tracking progress, which is where the concept of percent complete comes into play. Percent complete is a measure of how much of a project has been completed at any given point in time, expressed as a percentage. In this blog post, we will explore why percent complete is important to track on lump sum/fixed fee and hourly not to exceed projects in your firm.

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Creating A Consistent Project Management Process for Your A/E Firm

There are so many interconnected aspects of a project that need managed: budgets, timelines, tasks, resources… To do so effectively across a portfolio of many projects, your firm needs an effective and consistent process. The best way to start formulating or improving this process is by identifying the information about each of those subjects that will be tracked and then determining how often they should be reported. Think of it like an inventory of sorts.

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A Look Back at 2022: Factor A/E Product Updates

Sometimes we get lost in the work as we are busy doing it, but just as an architect or engineer can watch their plans come to life in the form of physical new structures, we can do the same with all of the features that have been added to Factor this year. Without further ado, here is the wrap-up of feature enhancements, brand new functionality, and technical improvements that Factor has brought to you in 2022.

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Tips for A Successful A/E Firm Software Implementation

Finding the ideal software solution is an important step in managing your architecture or engineering (A/E) effectively. But it’s just the first step. Next, you’ve got to implement that system, train your people, and get them comfortable using it. Of course, even with the most intuitive systems, implementations can “go sideways” for various reasons. Fortunately, you can take action to ensure a successful system launch.

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