Tag: Productivity

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How To…Hire IT Project Managers

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The first in a series of “How To” Guides If you are responsible for hiring IT Project Managers and you don’t have relevant technical expertise-how do you recruit effectively? The good news is that you don’t have to be a tech head to manage the recruitment process successfully though input from the IT team will be essential in defining the [......]

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How BYOD Will Change The Way We Work

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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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DevOps: Can we automate our way to Business and IT Alignment?

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How come some organizations appear to move at blistering pace, constantly releasing new software and services, outsmarting competitors, growing revenue, and delighting their customers? How come they seem to get IT right?  Or are we asking the wrong question; could it be that moving at such pace enables them to get IT right? Perhaps moving at this pace provides the [......]

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Don’t Break the Chain

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[caption id="attachment_812" align="alignright" width="240" caption="Jerry Seinfeld"][/caption] This is based on a productivity technique purportedly used by the comedian Jerry Seinfeld. The story goes that he was asked by a young comic for tips, and was told that the secret was to write every day. He used a unique calendar system to force himself to write. It’s very simple and effective. [......]

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