We examine the biggest trends for Engineering and Construction in 2023, explore five in detail, and look at the impact of utilizing the right software
The 3 biggest challenges for the biopharma industry and how technology can help.
Stakeholder capitalism helps businesses turn Environmental Social and Governance metrics into revenue growth. Here’s how.
What’s the difference between project controls and project management, and how do project controls prevent cost overruns?
Strategic planning for enterprise organizations allows them to plan according to their capacity, improving how they manage their resources.
AI for Project Management can have a massive impact in the future. See how five key innovations are already starting to make a difference
The freight-forwarding industry is finally going through its own digital transformation process. Could this help solve our supply chain woes?
The best way to stem the ‘great resignation’ is with a laser-focused capacity planning and resource management.
Green hydrogen is set to transform manufacturing, transport, and industry. Here’s how.
The best way to understand the difference between ERP and PPM software is to think of the latter as a later development of the former.
In this blog, we explain the digital thread and smart factories and the part they’ll play in the future of the Aerospace and Defense industry.
Technology is helping public health bodies provide the infrastructure needed to connect patients to care. Here’s how.
New pharma drugs used to need more than 10 years and over $1bn to get from lab to patient. Not anymore.
The biggest problem for engineer-to-order (ETO) manufacturing is deviation between price and cost. Here’s how you eliminate that.
There’s more to hospitals than just getting your patient through their procedure. Here’s how technology helps the business of healthcare.
We examine the industry specifics of Earned Value Management in Construction and Engineering and outline benefits
Project Management advisor and lecturer, John McGrath sets our four questions to ask yourself when forecasting in project management
Cora Systems are delighted to announce that Viapath will use our platform as its project portfolio management solution.
We examine the many benefits of Project Management Software for Engineering and Construction and explore four in detail
Project Management advisor and lecturer, John McGrath looks at the secret to successfully managing commercial engineering projects.
Culture is key to transforming the public sector, and these 5 actions will help you make that happen.
There are 3 areas where digital is starting to benefit engineering and construction, and one of them is not where you’d expect.
The 3 steps for long-term transformation in the public sector – but first, you need to begin by taking stock.
Why is digital happening so slowly in engineering and construction, and how do you speed all that up?
Healthcare organizations often encounter serious challenges when managing projects. PPM software gives you the tools for repeatable success.
Why do so many construction projects go over budget? Here are three cautionary tales, two key reasons, and a solution.
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Project resource management software has a variety of features to make project planning & tracking easy. Learn about the top-9 benefits here.
OKR software tools help you to plan, measure, and evaluate outcomes, so you can improve your processes and achieve aggressive goals.
In this blog, we examine the importance of organizational culture when it comes to successfully managing Healthcare Projects
Cora CEO Philip Martin examines what organizations need to do in order to deliver projects in a more sustainable and environmentally friendly manner
In this blog, we examine the importance of establishing a Performance Measurement Baseline and its use in delivering Healthcare projects
In this blog, we examine the impact of Digital Transformation in Healthcare and see what leading experts have to say
In this blog, we break down NHS England's four pillars for managing or implementing a healthcare project
Between the end of last year and the beginning of this, the UK’s Construction News conducted a number of investigations into that perennial bugbear; late payments.
In times of extraordinary change, capacity planning is an even more essential ingredient to evaluate and manage projects and resources.
Agile project management methodologies integrate an iterative approach to your project planning process. Learn more about the process here.
Project Management advisor and lecturer, John McGrath outlines how to use a Balanced Scorecard in Project Management.
Project management creates the framework for planning, managing, & measuring projects. Here are 9 project planning questions you should ask.
As you map out your digital transformation strategy, here are five steps you need to consider to get started.
Project Management advisor and lecturer, John McGrath looks at the potential impact of Predictive Analytics on Project Management and the new world of Predictive Project Analytics” (PPA).
The Cora Assistant supports you every step of the way and is the key to unlocking your team’s real potential.
In this post we explore everything that resource managers should look for in project and portfolio management software.
In the latest of his "Future focus in PPM" series Project Management advisor and lecturer, John McGrath looks at the potential impact of Artificial Intelligence in Project Management.
In recent posts we posed the question "Is the PMO still the right option for your strategy realization objectives?" and discussed the differences between a Project Management Office (PMO) and a Strategy Realization Office but we're also aware that in some circumstances newly established PMOs have difficulty getting buy-in from the rest of the organizations.
Iain Graham has joined Cora Systems as a Senior Business Consultant for the EMEA region while also focusing on the worldwide pharma sector
A good PPM solution positively impacts the whole organization. In this blog, we examined the impact on the Head of Strategy role
In his latest blog Cora Systems CEO Philip Martin outlines how portfolio planning can be used to reduce project controls issues
You have outgrown using multiple spreadsheets to manage your project and have identified the need to invest in a PPM solution. What next?
Effective Portfolio management is more than managing a group of projects. We examine the three pillars of selecting the right projects to run.
These are unprecedented times where businesses will face a range of difficult challenges in the coming weeks and months but Cora Systems are here to help
In his latest blog Cora CEO Philip Martin examines the impact of the Coronavirus on work and asks could there be a silver lining?
A good PPM solution positively impacts the whole organization. In this blog, we examined the impact on the Head of Engineering role
Mark "International Project Management Day" at the PMO Roadshow
Infographic: Why using Excel for Project Management is no longer a satisfactory option
Ahead of his return to studies, Enterprise Computing intern Daire Guckian looks back on the six months he has spent with Cora
Ahead of her return to studies Software Development Intern Aoife Egan looks back on three key learnings from her time with Cora
Infographic: 9 Characteristics of a Successful Project Manager
Marketing Intern Orla Flynn looks back on her internship with Cora Systems this summer and how the experience has benefited her
Software Development Intern Rebecca McGlynn looks back on the months she spent with Cora and how the experience helped develop skills learned at college.
In his latest blog Cora Systems' Account Manager Enda Smith takes a look at the Cora PPM Portal and Project Request Modules
In his latest Guest Blog, Lee Lambert shares some tips on effectively managing individual projects in a shared-resource multi-project environment.
In the latest of our “Module of the Month” series Cora Systems’ Account Manager Enda Smith takes a look at how our Form and Register modules are used to integrate, centralize and consolidate Portfolios.
Lee Lambert looks at how IBM developed Project Management capability which resulted in dramatic increases in project/market success
In his latest blog, Paul Rees looks at project controlling and monitoring and offers advice on how to better manage a Project’s Cost and Schedule.
In a recent article for trendintech.com Mike White outlined the biggest Project Management Trends shaping 2019 and Cora PPM is already "ahead of the curve"
UK Country Manager Paul Rees was recently interviewed by PM Today Magazine about how Cora Systems powers NHS Digital's Transformation Programme.
Webinar: "Executive Dashboard and Snapshot Reports"
The failure to use construction project management software and the reliance on spreadsheets may harm projects and hide problems from PMs
A good PPM solution positively impacts the whole organization. In this blog, we examined the impact on the Chief Information Officer
Niall Murphy outlines the benefits of Engineering PPM Software and discusses the importance of having the right tools in place
Growing tired of life in "the big smoke"? Let the team at Cora try and persuade you to consider moving to a better life in the North-West
A good PPM solution positively impacts the whole organization. In this blog, we examined the impact on the Chief Financial Officer role
When it comes to digital transformation, the "why" is the easy part. It’s understanding "how" to undergo digital transformation that is tricky.
In the four and final part of our blog series, Cora asks a project management expert "What are the keys to successful project management?"
In the second of our four-part blog series, we ask a Project Management expert what skills are required for effective project management?
In the first of a 4 part series, we asked a number of experts why has project management become a cornerstone of corporate strategy?
Anyone who has ever worked on a project will know that there are a number of factors just waiting to derail it. These factors may simply be result of poor project governance.
This article was originally published in the PM World Journal and examines Project Failure and how it can become a catalyst for success
Project Managers have a number of responsibilities when it comes to the management of their projects and one of the most important is time management
Six project management trends in life sciences you need to prepare for
We examine the challenges faced by those in Healthcare Systems Portfolio and Project Management and learn an approach to achieving alignment.
Cora CEO Philip Martin outlines how a PMO can deliver project efficiency from standardized processes and substantially increase overall customer satisfaction
Introducing a project management solution to an organization can deliver huge benefits, however, the adoption of new software can raise concerns
It's highly advisable to include a risk management process in project management plan and this is our four-step guide to implementing one
One of the key points from the Leave Campaign was that an extra £350 million per week would be available to the NHS if Britain was no longer part of the EU. However, the negative impact of an NHS outside the EU did not receive as much coverage and the question of whether Brexit will Make or Break the NHS is now up for debate?
Managing Projects in Multiple Locations: Key Areas to Consider
In Project Management small changes can make a big difference. Here are 11 tips to help you achieve Project Management Success
Having measures in place to prevent potential problems will make it more likely that you are going to avoid Project Management disasters having an impact.
Effective time management for project managers is essential, not just for them but for their team. Here are eight tips to help improve time management
In this blog, we examine the importance of project management processes when it comes to controlling your projects
We have compiled eight tips on best practice for project success to help you get from project initiation to execution successfully.
At the centre of project management there must control in order to achieve your project objectives. This type of control can be achieved by following a project management life cycle.
With the current climate, organizations are facing difficult times where they must deliver projects within a pre-determined timescale and budget.
6 tips to help keep your Projects on track during your Holidays
When designing and implementing a Project Methodology there a number of steps that should be followed to ensure that it is delivered successfully.
Key Features Within Our Project Management Software
To make life easier for the project teams the use of Engineering Project Management Software Solutions are quickly becoming a must-have
When you look at what is needed in order to have a successful project, focus tends to fall on the Project Managers. The Project Managers is one of the most important assets to a project; however we should highlight the position of the Project Sponsor in terms of successful project management.
it is becoming increasingly common for project managers to face the task of managing multiple projects simultaneously. Here are 6 tips that may help