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Friday
Apr182014

Some Implications of the Overlap Between Project and Process Roles

As a project manager in the number of organizations where regularization of processes in both projects and non-project situations has always been sought, the most important thing to understand is why the work is being done and to communicate this to the individual worker.

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Thursday
Apr172014

Dennis McDonald's Weekly Top Ten

For a given 7-day period this list shows the most popular Managing Technology posts.

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Thursday
Apr102014

Pixar's Lessons for Project Communication & Collaboration

Increasingly I’m of the opinion that, while systems that add communication functionality to project tools can make great deal of sense in some circumstances, what’s more important is to enable staff and stakeholders to use the communication tools they’re comfortable with using.

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Monday
Mar312014

Why I Like the New COSMOS

I’ve seen three of the new COSMOS programs so far. I’m really enjoying them. I like the host, the graphics, and how the programs look on a large screen TV.

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Monday
Mar242014

Who Will Pay for Open Data?

Alicia Green’s Open data is the next iteration of public records shows how the definition of “open data” continues to evolve.

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Wednesday
Mar192014

Why I Still Read the Newspaper

What do I like about the paper edition? I can assure you it’s not the smell of the newsprint.

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Wednesday
Mar052014

White Paper: Assessing Readiness for Enterprise Social Software

This White Paper was developed under contract to Jive Software. This is from the introduction:

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Saturday
Mar012014

Engaging with the Millennials on Your Project's Team

We’ve always known that you need to engage with target market segments where they live and communicate. It’s also useful to consider, if you’re a project manager, your project’s engagement strategy including how your project’s staff members and stakeholders communicate.

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Friday
Feb212014

White Papers, Market Engagement, and Email Discrimination

I’ve had a Yahoo! email address for about ten years.

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Thursday
Feb202014

Getting Real About "Open Data”

If the “geeks” on your team understand all this that’s great. If not, you need to seek out and involve other areas of expertise, starting with people who understand what enhanced data services can do for your target users and the problems you are trying to solve.

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