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IT Teams: Are you Sitting on Untapped Potential?

5 minute read

Often some of the most able, educated and creative talent in an organisation lies in the I.T. team yet they are not brought in at an early stage to help drive strategic change. Why not? The Snapshot Senior Management teams need to harness the talent within their IT Depts. and to enable IT personnel to act as partners in the [......]

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Growing at Blinding Speed: The State of the IT Jobs Market in Ireland

3 minute read

The world’s high tech capital may be Silicon Valley for now, but the vibrancy of the high tech community in Ireland’s capital city is creating a buzz that can’t be ignored. It seems that the state of the IT jobs market in Ireland is beyond strong—it shows growth at blinding speed. Size is irrelevant Comparing the tech industry in Dublin [......]

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Secrets to Finding Great IT Project Managers

4 minute read

A great IT Project Manager can make the difference between a successful project and a dismal failure. But finding great IT Project Manager is very difficult to find. Why is this? In this article you will learn What factors make it difficult to find IT Project Managers How and when to choose internal vs external PM resources Why outsourcing doesn't [......]

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Challenges of Using Agile Project Management with Offshore Partners

1 minute read

We've been using Agile Project Management and software development methodologies for a number of years. We use it for internal projects as well as projects with customers. Our customer projects are usually the most challenging since we often have a geographically distributed development team. Typically the team is split between Ireland and mainland Europe. The geographical distribution presents its challenges [......]

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Why Apple Is Leading The Way On BYOD

4 minute read

Something that comes up time and again in our conversations with customers is the issue of BYOD (Bring Your Own Device). Since the launch of the iPhone and iPad, the growth in mobile device and personal technology has been accelerating. Not so long ago corporations controlled access to mobile computing devices for their employees. Now employees are bringing their own [......]

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How BYOD Will Change The Way We Work

4 minute read

The increase in the number of employees now bringing their own devices (BYOD) into the modern working environment is only going to increase in popularity and regularity. For those of us old enough to recall the first wholesale roll out of desk top computers into offices across the globe the relatively new phenomenon of employees using their own smart phones, [......]

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Making the case for use cases

3 minute read

You spent months, and millions of dollars developing that fantastic new system. Only, when it was unveiled, it fell short of expectations. What happened? Who is to blame? How do you avoid it from happening again? If this sounds like your last project, don’t feel bad. It has happened to many project teams. And how do you prevent it from [......]

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The 4 Types of IT Project Risk faced by Project Managers

2 minute read

Risk has and always will be a part of project work and every project must address it. In our research we've found that an overwhelming number of project failures also had poor risk management. However, in IT projects, it appears that risk is larger, less predictable, more varied and ubiquitous. Also risk is magnified by the complexities in modern businesses [......]

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Most Common Project Management Myths Busted

1 minute read

You might hear a lot of misconceptions about project managers today: they're buried in paperwork, run constant lengthy team meetings, and so on. However, different researches and stats prove different. Based on the results of multiple studies, this infographic from Wrike busts five most common project management myths and shares a couple of useful productivity hacks along the way.  

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7 Project Recovery Techniques to Get Things Back on Track

6 minute read

They start with the best of intentions.  The kick-off meeting was successful; engagement was high, as was excitement, but somewhere along the way, things started to fall apart.  The shift may have been gradual and not really apparent at first.  But before you knew it, engagement was at an all-time low, milestones were being missed, and things had gone horribly [......]

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