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Turn Reactions into Decisions

We are surrounded by data more and more each day and we’ve been told that this data should help us make smarter decisions; but do you feel like you have been given the space to stop reacting?  Are you making smarter decisions? Or are you still trapped in urgent rapid-fire reactions?

This is especially true when it comes to executing on your task management after phase-in, after the first few months of performance and as the years progress.  At each trigger point, your PMO should be reducing reactions and should be smoothly executing on your tasks in a predictable and ever improving manner.  And one way to accomplish this is to implement systems that allow for increased collaboration and transparency.  Systems that automate data collection and administrative tasks so you can think critically about the important items.

PMO systems should allow you to pinpoint higher priorities, flag urgent items, and get ahead of issues before they paralyze your organization.

Data collection and analytics need to be core features of your next PMO system so you can turn your reactions into decisions.

Learn how iSitePMO can help you, email us at

Increase Your Productivity

It’s another Friday, what did you accomplish this week?  Were you all over the map? Did you feel like you could never get caught up?

We are all busier than we have ever been, and our schedules are often interrupted or off track with our coworkers.  But there are some easy steps you can take to ensure that you are at your productive best, no matter what your schedule looks like.

Implementing the right systems, following the right steps to plan, execute, control and close tasks, and being aware of where your hours go will help increase your productivity.

Find a support system that works for you, on your time!


Boosting Your Reports with Data Visualization

You’ve taken the first step and are now using a centralized tool for round out the functionality of your PMO systems, and the biggest benefit so far? Reports, near instant, informative reports at your fingertips.

Now, what do you do with your free time?  Make your reports shine.  Now that you are not swamped with report creation, you can now take a step back and make sure that your reports quickly and easily communicate your data, highlight important details, and engage the recipient.

The folks over at HubSpot have a free web guide to help you become a data-visualization wizard.  Your PMO will shine, your client will be wow-ed.  What could be better?

New NASA Procurement Requirements…iSite Can Help

In late March of 2017, NASA issued a Procurement Notice for revision of NFS 1832.702-70 – Termination Liability (NFS Case 2015-N034) with the purpose to ‘incorporate the guidance regarding termination liability under incrementally funded contracts’.

The goal of this update for NASA to easily be able to understand the liability NASA would face in the case of a potential termination along with the costs of performing work on the contract so the Government is able to limit the amount of funds obligated on the contract.

This new requirement is asking for a higher level of transparency and insight into your PMO finances and a tool like iSite helps facilitate this type of oversight.

iSite’s PMO tool already captures all of the information you need in order to meet this requirement.  Email us to learn how we can help you save time and keep in compliance.

We’ve included the text of the procurement notice below for your reference.

If you have any questions or would like to learn how iSite can help you, contact us at

Updated FTP Address

In an effort to continue to improve iSite we are updating our FTP address on Sunday, May 6th.

As of Sunday morning, FTP will no longer be accessible at If you are using you will now need to use instead.

You will need to take action to update the address after Sunday morning in order to continue to use our FTP function.

How can I get more information?
iSite Support is always available to answer any questions you may have about this change. If you have further questions, please contact us at

Spring 2017 Release

Making iSite Work Harder and Smarter

As you know, here at iSite we are always striving to add new features and functionality to your system. These updates allow our team to incorporate some of your common requests to make iSite work harder for you as well as back-end functionality and structure improvement so iSite continues to perform optimally in an ever-changing technical world.

This quarter our team knocked it out of the park with 13 user-facing updates that will help you across the board!

To learn more about the major updates for this release review these short videos:

Spring 2017 Release – Previous Month’s Actuals with Variance Analysis

Spring 2017 Release – Effective Financial Month

Spring 2017 Release – Private Security Groups

Spring 2017 Release – Estimate Offline Processor