External and internal customers demand more today than ever before. They want to know the “when” of a deliverable – and they want to know it before you start. With Project Management and the right tools, you can accomplish this. Project Management and Resource Management go hand in hand within this environment. Having the ability to determine when you can deliver a product, based on real-time, actual capacity is a competitive advantage.
EPM Strategy has two areas of significant expertise that are complimentary and can be used separately or in combination by our clients. While we understand that Project Management is a discipline we also know that without a modern tool to assist with proper Project Management, the ability to keep pace and act proactively is hindered.
In response to needs that we have encountered at many clients, we have also significantly invested in the Organizational Project Management Maturity Model (OPM3). OPM3 is a globally recognized best-practice standard for assessing and developing capabilities in Portfolio Management, Program Management, and Project Management. This allows PMP Specialists to offer a full variety of services in relation to Project Management. EPM Strategy is also honored to be a Registered Consultant Provider (RCP) by the Project Management Institute (PMI). This is a designation bestowed on organizations that are professional consulting firms with knowledge and experience in the specialized area of assisting organizations to improve their practice of project, program and/or portfolio management.
In addition to the PMI certifications and experience we also have considerable experience in Microsoft Project. While there are many tools on the market today we decided that the Microsoft Project platform gives us the best ability to help our customers. We can and have worked with other technologies but we are experts in Microsoft Project. EPM Strategy is a Microsoft Certified Partner, specializing in Project and Portfolio Management. Our consultants are certified in the Microsoft Project technologies. In fact, we have assisted Microsoft in the creation of their certification exams for all those wishing to be certified in Microsoft Project.
We are proud to refer you to the publication of a book concentrating on using Project Server for Resource Management written by two of our team! The book’s name is Mastering Resource Management using Microsoft Project and Project Server 2010 and is available online here or your favorite bookstore. The book is written with business processes and Resource Management principles in mind and is not just a technical book.
EPM Strategy offers many services to our clients. From customized Project Management training to consulting to Microsoft Project hardware and software installation, and, almost more importantly, the ability to tie the two together.