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Why You Should Take a PMI Exam Prep Class

Why You Should Take a PMI Exam Prep Class Don’t Fail: Take a PMI Exam Prep Class at the DWC Project management is a growing and diverse field with many disciplines. In order to be an effective project manager, there are an array of skills that are needed to organize and streamline a project. From initiating, planning, and executing to controlling and closing the work of your team, there are many essentials to meeting goals and achieving success in this capacity. Due to the intense and varied nature of project management, there are a...

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Top Project Management Software Tools

Top Project Management Software Tools As your business grows and changes, it can be challenging to stay on top of all the tasks your teams need to accomplish in order to succeed. Furthermore, it can be hard to keep everyone in the loop and make sure everyone knows the status of each project. In order to fight this common problem many growing businesses face, some have turned to project management software tools to keep everyone on the same page and keep things moving.  According to Techopedia, project management software has been...

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Custom Excel Visual Basic Application – Project Review – Meeting Services Request Form

Custom Excel Visual Basic Application – Project Review – Meeting Services Request Form Project Description A Colorado utilities company has been managing meeting room requests across multiple campuses on a regular basis.  Their method for organizing and working with these requests was a manual, time intensive process with many user errors throughout. Digital Workshop Center (DWC) was hired to create a custom Visual Basic Application (VBA) in Microsoft Excel and connected to Outlook.  The goals of the project was to reduce the time of manual entry, to reduce the time needed for...

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Custom Excel Visual Basic Application – Project Review – Hensel Phelps

Custom Excel Visual Basic Application – Project Review – Hensel Phelps Designed a custom construction project management application Project Description Hensel Phelps, a large construction giant across the US, hired Digital Workshop Center to design a project management application using Microsoft Excel.  The project required a high degree of customized Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) code, as well as tapping into some of Excel’s advanced reporting, pivot table, and pivot report features. The project’s goal was to allow project managers and...

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SmartArt a hidden gem for business publications

SmartArt a hidden gem for business publications Business processes, hierarchies and goals can be difficult to effectively communicate. While many applications on the market can help you in the design process, the cost of entry for these can far outweigh the need. For example, you might have a medium to large business hierarchy diagram that is constantly changing. With employees constantly coming and going, you need an easy way be sure that the information in the graphic is kept up to date. If this is a need that your business has, Microsoft...

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