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Selling in the Connected Workplace

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While at SXSW last month, Altimeter Group’s Chris Silva and I sat down to talk about his latest research on the connected workplace.  His research, due out later this month, looks at changes in the workplace and how organizations are leveraging technologies to break down physical barriers and become more connected. Silva conducted twenty in-depth…

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The Project Management Gospel: 97 Things All Project Managers Should Know

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Check out our upcoming webinar for more tips for project managers: Mindjet Helps Solve Project Management Challenges for Teams 4/30/2013 10:00 AM PDT Register now. Project management doesn’t come naturally to everyone, and sometimes even the experts need a few tips. But where can pupils and pros alike turn for help? A handful PM gurus…

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Under One Umbrella: The Importance of End-to-End Project Management

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Project management means something different to professionally-trained PMs than it does to the rest of us, but the practice is largely the same: projects happen, someone has to keep them on track, progress reports have to be made, tasks must be completed, and resources have to be secured and distributed. Often, this behemoth of a…

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Project Management Offices in 2013: 4 Best Practices from Dell, IBM + More

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There’s been a lot of talk lately about how agile business processes are causing different aspects of project management to shift away from the typical command-and-control approach. Instead of just certified PMs, workers of all types are suddenly finding themselves in and out of the driver’s seat as projects shift and change. And while that’s…

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The State of Community Management 2013: Practice Makes Perfect and Research from the Community Roundtable

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Community management is something that every company talks about, but because of the prescribed ambiguity of social strategies — they’re utterly dependent on business-specific variables, after all – isn’t something that everyone’s really doing. Or good at doing, anyway. Successful community management is a difficult thing to measure, considering changing industry temperaments and emerging platforms, but that isn’t stopping…

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Redefining Remote Working for Business

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There seems to be a common misconception within the business world that remote means “far away.” In traditional terms, yes, it does, but in the modern world, with all the technology we surround ourselves with, how far away is remote, really? If an employee can join a meeting in London via an HD webcam in New…

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The Renewed Importance of Communication and the CIO

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The CIO of any business plays a crucial role, which can often be overlooked. Responsible for an organisation’s entire IT infrastructure, the buck really does stop with them if something goes wrong–especially as we now live in a world where businesses simply cannot function without technology or the internet. And as policies like BYOD and…

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