Tag Archive for Project Management – Net

How to Unlock the Value From Big Data

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Enterprises that deploy analytics to obtain deep insights boost the odds for success, but ones that stumble may find their organization reeling or even failing. As organizations wade deeper into the digital economy, there’s a growing realization that data is the fuel that propels the enterprise forward. Yet, coping with massive amounts of structured and…

‘Skilling Up’ for a Project Management Career

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There are four key skills that signal a change in the project management profession and help practitioners thrive in this rapidly growing field—which pays well. The ascendancy of project management as an organizational core competency is an important development for IT professionals planning their next career move. Project management is a profession that’s growing fast…

Is Your LinkedIn Profile at Risk?

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The social media service is a target for cyber-crime, and cyber-threat groups have created an extensive network of fake but convincingly real LinkedIn profiles. The proliferation of malware and other cyber-threats is exceeded only the ingenuity of those perpetrating the crimes. Today, it seems as though no product, service or solution is safe. The latest…

Project Management Offers Visibility and Oversight

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by: Samuel Greengard A public school system uses project management software to maintain 32 division projects, and organize, prioritize and estimate resources for 400-plus tasks. Tracking projects is a challenge for any organization. At Chesterfield County Public Schools, which oversees approximately 58,000 students enrolled at 63 schools in Virginia, the task is a real challenge. “In…

Cyber-Security Evolves, but It Doesn’t Improve

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Unfortunately, the security discussion has now shifted from stamping out cyber-threats and malware to managing risk. It looks like the bad guys are winning. Over the last few years, cyber-security has taken a quantum leap forward. Yet, despite remarkable improvements, things continue to get worse—and the risks escalate. For example, a Ponemon Institute study notes…

Walmart Embraces Microservices to Get More Agile

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 by: Mike Vizard The retailer is using open-source technologies to build applications using thousands of microservices that can be dynamically invoked using well-defined APIs. As part of an effort to make the world’s largest retailer more agile, Walmart Labs has been working behind the scenes to define a microservices architecture that leverages a two-year effort to…

Why Your Message Is the Medium

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by: Mike Elgan Forget trying to go viral, obsessing over platforms, gaming SEO and narrowly targeting audience. Just write valuable content and the right people will find you. Are you a so-called content creator? If not, you’re missing a huge opportunity to enhance your career, make professional contacts, learn and grow—and possibly market your company’s products…

The Evolving—and Essential—Role of the CISO

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by: Samuel Greengard CTO Rick Siebenaler of Deloitte Advisory offers his perspective on how the CISO position is changing and what CISOs must do to play a more strategic role. Today’s cyber-security environment is daunting, so assembling the right combination of technology and business processes is critical. In fact, Rick Siebenaler, chief technology officer for Deloitte Advisory,…

Meeting the Challenges of Bimodal IT

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It’s time to embrace the dual mode of IT and navigate that complicated landscape so that sooner, rather than later, you’ll realize the benefits that lie ahead. by: Michael Liebow Among cloud technorati, there’s been chatter about Bimodal IT, which is essentially the separation of old legacy systems, people and processes from new, mostly cloud-native…

Time Is Not on Your Side

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by: Samuel Greengard Life isn’t measured by bragging rights for how busy we are and how little time we have. It’s measured by the quality of our connections. Human connections. Most of us complain about how busy we are and how little time we have. We drive too fast, eat too quickly and sleep too little.…