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The Project Module: project management software designed to improve your bottom line.

Project management sits at the heart of Proteus.  The fact is the way we now manage projects has changed. Teams are working remotely and margins are tighter than ever whilst the challenges of managing enterprise-scale projects remain. Sheer project size and complexity combined with multiple risk factors make it difficult for companies to meet budgets, … Continued

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Colin Manson explains how football inspired his leadership and ambition

As published in The Press and Journal ‘The Business’ 25/09/20 “Right from school, up to senior football, I was captain of every team I ever played for.” Energy entrepreneur, Colin Manson has been a keen sports fan all his life. Chasing after footballs throughout school and university, the CEO has even made some of his … Continued

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Refer a friend and get $10 credit Invite your friends to join Proteus as a skilled freelancer.  Get $10 credit for each friend that signs up using your referral code. It is that simple. The more first class people that join Proteus, the more project opportunities we will be able to offer, the more we … Continued

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3 ways to take the stress out of proposals, impress your clients and win the deal. By Andy Derrick, Head of Sales

Let’s face it, there’s nothing particularly fun or easy about writing proposals. You’ve got a hot lead and you’re anxious to close the deal, but before your prospect will sign on the dotted line, you’ve got to provide them with the details of why they should use you, how you’ll manage the work and what … Continued

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Five reasons why you should be using freelancers to get the job done.

Last month, we shared our top tips on how to set yourself up as successful freelancer. It pointed out how the shift in working culture was attracting more professionals to ‘go it alone’ and the estimated increase on service demand this was likely to have in the future. But just what benefits does working with … Continued

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What 4 software tools do you need to run a successful project?

Project management is difficult. Don’t let anyone tell you differently. It’s a balancing act – striving to keep everything on plan, on budget and on time. Not to mention juggling resources, stakeholders and comms. While modern technology can facilitate the process, in many cases it only adds to the burden. Each tool proclaiming to do … Continued

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How to set yourself up as a successful freelancer.

Forbes magazine reported that according to new research by the talent platform, Upwork, freelancers are likely to find themselves in more demand in the future. It stated that following Covid-19, 47% of hiring managers are now more likely to hire independent professionals. The report, which looked at the hiring habits of 1,500 US hiring managers, … Continued

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Connected, Cost Efficient Working Key to the Industry’s Survival

James McCallum is the chairman of Xergy, the start-up tech company behind Proteus, a digital platform to change the way in which we work.At a time when cuts in production and a deepening demand crisis are at the forefront of the oil and gas industry’s challenges, access to talent might seem like tomorrow’s problem. Reeling … Continued

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Changing the way we work: the gig economy

Online talent platforms that connect freelancers with specific work opportunities (gigs) have grown dramatically over the last decade. A growing number of online talent platforms follow the contingent employment model but focus on one specialised offering: Uber and Careem for taxi services on demand, Washmen for laundry and Devileroo for takeaways are obvious examples many … Continued

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Three reasons why a business operating system works for your organisation.

A business operating system is designed to connect all the parts of an organisation. It provides the building blocks that enables all your stakeholders to work together seamlessly. Connecting teams, suppliers and colleagues together through a system or process that helps you manage and achieve your business strategy.

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