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8 challenges affecting software project management

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Credit: Thinkstock   Software development isn’t easy. Managing software development projects might be even harder. Managing projects of all sizes and levels of complexities is part of business, regardless of what vertical industry you’re talking about. Software development is no different. New in-house software development and implementations, infrastructure related projects, enhancements or upgrades, and the…

Project Management Offers Visibility and Oversight

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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 public education,…

Why you should ditch OpenOffice and use the free LibreOffice suite

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by: Chris Hoffman OpenOffice was the first big, mainstream free software competitor to Microsoft Office, and because of that, it still has mainstream name recognition—which is a problem. Developers have almost all moved to LibreOffice, the spiritual successor to OpenOffice. But OpenOffice continues to be operated as its own project, seeing little development and only drawing…

Breezeworks Gives ‘Gig Economy’ Workers A Way Control Their Business

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by: Ellen Huet Justin Berry is a 33-year-old heating, ventilation and air conditioning technician near Dallas, Texas. He’d like to get new customer leads and have access to software that helps him manage his jobs by communicating with clients and taking payments. He could sign up as a service provider on a gig-economy site like TaskRabbit, Amazon Home…