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How to Handle Scope Changes in Project Management

Developing a practical approach to better prepare for the inevitable reality of scope change helps you ensure every project is a success.

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Financial Health

5 Best Practices for Invoicing

Create a clear billing schedule and set up ePayments are a few of the best practices for invoicing.

Technology

Benefits of Time Tracking Software with BQE

Instead of manually tracking and entering your time, benefits of time tracking software with BQE show the exact time spent on a project, including...

Project Management

What is Waterfall Project Management?

Learn if the waterfall approach to project management is right for your firm, including how to follow its planning, implementing, and testing phases.

Project Management

Favorite Project Management Tips

For the best project management tips, BQE recommends setting clear goals and using the right tools to manage your project.

Project Management

Risk Mitigation in Project Management

Risk mitigation is meant to reduce and eliminate workflow and project disruptions. Find out how to best mitigate risk in your business with BQE CORE. 

Project Management

Project Management Trends to Look Out For

Work has changed a lot over the last few years. Learn what new project management trends to watch for and how you can take advantage of them.

Project Management

What is a Baseline in Project Management?

Baseline in project management helps teams set parameters and respond swiftly to changes, so your project meets its goals despite any changes in...

Firm Operations

5 Tips for Better Firm Automation

Firm automation for accounting firms involves many concepts, including artificial intelligence, machine learning and robotic process automation.

Firm Operations

5 Ways to Boost Employee Utilization

Boosting your employee utilization rate helps increase overall productivity and revenue in your firm.

Financial Health

Easy & Effective Ways to Reduce Business Expenses

Cutting costs and managing expenses are vital to a company's success. This article looks at ways to get the most out of every dollar spent by your...

Project Management

How to Use an S-Curve in Project Management

In project management, an s-curve mathematical graph is used to track and evaluate the progress of a project, including employee hours and cost.

Technology

Must-have Features in Your Accounting Software

Accounting software can save you time and money. This post will help you find out how to get the most out of accounting software for small businesses.

Project Management

What is a Project Charter and Why Do You Need One?

A project charter is a short document that provides high-level details, including purpose and project team, so anyone can gain a clear understanding...

Firm Operations

5 Tips to Maximize Your Time Management

Here are five steps to help you get started in the right direction when it comes to improving your firm’s time management.

Financial Health

Tips for Billing Your Services Better

Billing your services is never easy. Should you charge more or less? Will you win more customers at a lower rate? Here are our tips for billing your...

Financial Health

Are You Calculating Overtime Correctly?

Calculating overtime correctly through manual processes can be tricky, however with time tracking software you receive real-time data for success...

Financial Health

How to Improve Your Time & Expense Tracking

To improve your time and expense tracking, you need software that provides smart timesheets, receipt capture, reminders, and more. 

Project Management

The Impact of Scope Change On Your Projects

All projects have scope change, and if you’re not managing it properly, you can lose money, time, and leave your clients very unsatisfied.

Financial Health

How Do Recurring Invoices Improve Your Firm?

Recurring invoicing helps your team stay on task. Set it up with clients to ease the payment process with automation and ensure bills are paid in...

Project Management

How to Improve Project Profitability

A vital key metric to measure project performance is project profitability. Here BQE takes you through the steps to make your project more profitable.

Firm Operations

How to Improve Utilization Rate

With real-time visibility, time tracking, and overall project management you can analyze and improve your utilization rate.

Financial Health

How can I Manage Invoices Efficiently?

Modern firms need to revolutionize how they manage invoices. With great software by BQE, you can account for every cent and save your firm time and...

Financial Health

How can Invoicing Software Boost your Firm?

Automation is changing the way we invoice. Track every second and cent with repeatable and reviewable processes by BQE CORE's smart invoicing...

Technology

Time Tracking Software for Engineers

Time tracking software makes it easy for engineers to manage their tasks, time, and team. Increase your firm’s team accountability and alignment,...

Technology

Time Tracking Software for Architects

Time tracking software for architects can help firms capture all work hours and optimize their development process. Time tracking by BQE Core makes...

Project Management

How to Choose a Project Management Tool

A project management tool can help with time tracking, assigning tasks, and displaying progress. This article will provide insight on what to look...

Firm Operations

How Does Time Tracking Help Engineers?

Time tracking software helps engineering firms capture all hours worked so they can bill correctly, estimate accurately, and improve profitability.

Project Management

Software for Architecture Project Management

Architecture firms deal in complex work and need robust management solutions. Learn how to keep your team on track with the best architecture project...

Financial Health

Value Pricing and CAS

Even in the age of Instagram and Facebook company pages, yes… your firm definitely still needs a website.

Firm Operations

Avoid These Frequent Payroll Mistakes

When managing payroll processes for your own business, however, it is essential to avoid these common, and potentially very costly, mistakes.

Firm Operations

Link Building Tips for Your Website

Even in the age of Instagram and Facebook company pages, yes… your firm definitely still needs a website.

Technology

What You Really Need to Know About Ransomware

As if the economic turmoil caused by the covid pandemic wasn’t enough, businesses and accounting firms face another increasing threat. Although...

Accounting Firm Disaster Plans

For accounting firms serving multiple clients, the need to ensure business continuity and preserve client data is critical, and so additional...

Financial Health

How to Improve Your Payables Processes

While it’s easy to get motivated for accounts receivable, because that’s where the incoming revenue is, it’s not as fun to wrangle with the accounts...

Financial Health

6 Tips to Improve Receivables and Get Paid Faster

Pay day is the happiest day for employees. For business owners, the equivalent is when they get paid by clients. For retail, food service and most...

Business Development

Why You Should Survey Your Clients

Understanding your clients’ views of your firm can help you build a more successful firm, but where do you start? Learn how to build a great customer...

Business Development

The New Office Dress Code

After several months to a year of wearing pajamas or shorts or sweats all day, will workers readily swap their house slippers for business shoes...

Business Development

The 6 Best Architecture Podcasts to Follow in 2021

Turning our attention to the world of architecture podcasting, BQE collected the opinions of a diverse array of architecture and media experts.

Business Development

5 Reasons Why Your Firm Can’t Live Without a CRM

A well-designed CRM gives a firm the tools that it needs to collect and analyze all types and aspects of client information in one convenient place.

Financial Health

6 Must-Have Tools for IT Consultants

If you’re an IT business consultant, your job requires not only many technical skills – it also requires a lot of business tools as well.

Financial Health

5 Tips to Pay Off Business Debt

Even if your professional firm’s debt currently feels overwhelming, fortunately there are strategies to help you pay off business debt.

Business Development

5 Ways to Prepare Your Firm For The Future

Ways firms can build a framework to embrace the technology that will help them be better and more valuable business advisors:

Financial Health

How to Reduce Tax Season Stress

With professionals and individuals getting ramped up to file their 2020 returns, uncertainties hang in the air: will the IRS extend tax season again?

Project Management

7 Architecture Books to Read in 2021

Take a look at some of the books that will undoubtedly define architectural trends over the months and years to come.  

Project Management

Are Your Business Clients Ready to Sell?

Accounting firms can also play a critical role in helping their small business clients when it’s time for them to sell.

Project Management

How to Rapidly Grow Your Engineering Firm

With the right workflows and processes in place, however, scaling an engineering firm can be as low-stress as possible.

Project Management

8 Easy Zoom Tips for Businesses

Here are some tips to help get the most out of the technology, keep meetings flowing, and avoid disruptions and embarrassing events.

Project Management

6 Tips to Keep Talented Young Professionals

Providing young professionals with your wisdom and experience (and a nice paycheck) is an investment not only in them, but in your firm, as well.

Project Management

Is Your Business Insurance Up to the Task?

When you think of business insurance, what are your first thoughts? The building, your office equipment and computers, or accident liability?

The Basics of Asset Depreciation

Depreciation has both accounting and tax purposes, therefore, can affect both an organization’s financial statements and its tax liability.

Business Development

How to Simplify Time Entry in CORE for Small Firms

Many small businesses globally struggle with the concept of accurate time and expense record keeping, much less, a timely submittal and approval...

Financial Health

The Cobbler Needs New Shoes

Rather than just running a financial statement or looking at billing rates and realization, it’s time to take a wider view of your own business.

Business Development

3 Methods for Keeping a Remote Team Productive

For any business to find ongoing success, systems and structure are necessary to provide a framework that guides employees toward success.

Financial Health

Most-Trusted Sites and Blogs for Accountants

Accountants live in a digital world and with the constantly changing regulations and practices, they turn to online sources to keep them informed.

Financial Health

5 Benefits of Enabling ACH Payments in CORE

ACH transfers are a type of ePayments that use a network of secured bank connections to establish direct payments between financial institutions.

Product Tips and Tricks

How Easy Is It to Move Over to CORE?

There are many reasons why you might be attached to an existing legacy system; it could simply be that you're used to one way of working.

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