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A timesheet is just a timesheet, isn’t it?


Back from vacation and time to pick up on those weekly blogs again!   I thought I would start with a topic near and dear to everyone’s heart – timesheets!    The concept of timesheets is a pretty straight forward one – record time worked while you are paid to be on the job.  Everyone has suggestions,…

August 29, 2011


Resource Management Directly from the Projects Module


As a project manager, you find yourself in the Projects Module a lot within OpenAir taking care of project planning, budget tracking and overall team management. Part of project management, however, often pertains to resource scheduling through either managing resource availability or requesting resources to fill out your project team. When these activities are required,…

August 24, 2011


Starting Off in the Right Place (Module)


For the longest time, you may have been logging into OpenAir and defaulting into the Home, Account or Dashboard module (depending on your version of the system).  From here you navigate to a desired module for functional use of the system.  For those of you that are primarily dealing with the Timesheet module (or some…

August 17, 2011


Aligning With Your Accounting System


In this recorded webinar you will learn more about: Accounting features within OpenAir – open periods accounting periods, accounting date Report leverage for reconciliation Functionality and process timing for information tracking Approaches for handling prepaid, deferred revenue, WIP, etc. Revenue of new Revenue Container feature (March 2011 release)

August 15, 2011


Logging In Multiple Times and Keeping Track of Modules


When working with OpenAir, many times you find yourself having to compare information between screens or modules. This is best handled by logging into the application more than once. Another tip however is to keep track of which module you are in with each logged in session. You can display the active module name in…

August 10, 2011


What’s in your wallet (to cover expenses)? – Part II


Read Part 1 of this 2-part series. In this blog continuation, we’re talking about the tracking and handling of employee expenses.  When running a business, one of the things you definitely need to deal with is expenses of all types:  travel expenses, equipment expenses, facility expenses, subscription and association membership expenses, payroll expenses, and much…

August 8, 2011


What’s in your wallet (to cover expenses)? – Part I


When running a business, one of the things you definitely need to deal with is expenses of all types:  travel expenses, equipment expenses, facility expenses, subscription and association fees, payroll expenses, and much more!   A couple of expenses are predictable and handled directly by Accounting such as facility and payroll expense.  Perhaps even subscription and…

August 2, 2011


Quick entry of Vendor cost without Proxy!


Tracking the cost of subcontractors can be quite tedious if you are using approaches like expense reports or timesheets as they require the subcontractor or someone logging in as the subcontractor (proxy) to enter expense and timesheet data.  Another option you might want to consider is using the Purchases module and the Quick PO functionality. …

July 27, 2011


OpenAir Expert Webinar Series: Subcontractor Management Approaches


In this session you will learn more about: Cost tracking options within OpenAir (Pros and Cons) How to handle a mixture of approaches for costing How to handle impact on resource management Valuable metrics to aid in staffing decisions for subcontractor needs

July 21, 2011


The Give and Take of Global Teams


I’ve had the opportunity to work with many global clients and be on many global teams.  Many of you may find yourself in similar situations.  What I find interesting in each of these engagements is how global team coordination and communication occurs.  Over the years, I’ve come to observe three types of approaches 1)      The…

July 20, 2011


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