For almost any company, whether large or small, project management is necessary for getting—and remaining—organized. You may be one of those people who shudders at the phrase “cloud computing,” but take a moment to consider what it really means. While on-premises project management tools have their place, cloud-based software comes with a plethora of benefits, that can’t be overlooked, including the following:

  • Lower upfront cost
  • More secure than ever
  • Accessible from anywhere.
  • Connected team
  • Increased productivity
  • Real-time communication
  • Up-to-date, data-driven decisions
  • Simplified IT
  • Instant updates

Steps for finding the best cloud-based project management solution for you

Unfortunately, getting started with a new project management solution isn’t as simple as understanding the difference between on-premises and web-based, cloud choices. Selecting the best solution for your company requires several steps—but the end result is well worth the effort that you put forth. Follow these steps to decide on a qualified service provider:

Step 1: Conduct a needs analysis

Step 2: Research available options and Service Providers

Step 3: Take a test drive

Step 4: Consider timeline and process for implementation

Step 5: Implement and train

We know that when you have all the information that Microsoft Project will be at the top of your list and Integent can help you make the whole implementation process simple and seamless for your entire organization. Contact us today and we can get you up and running in no time. For even more news on the Future of Planning – Online Project Planning in the Cloud see the Office Blogs for this full article.