Always prepare a contingency plan for your project.
Involve your resources in identifying all possible risks.
Associate issues with documents, projects, tasks, and risks, as well as with other issues. This is an efficient way of integrating all the issues, documents, reports, graphics, risks, and so forth for easy navigation and browsing.
Periodically evaluate your document and team collaboration processes.
Keep your document collaboration processes lean and flexible.
Focus on document version control.
Design and maintain an adequate progress tracking system suitable for your organization and project portfolio.
Understand and analyze carefully the impacts of all changes and updates on your project portfolio plans.