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Avoiding the Enterprise Mobility Solution Potholes: Device Management Paves the Way
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October 05, 2006 (Computerworld) — Most companies now offer workers the option to work from home, satellite offices and other locations, according to a survey conducted by Philadelphia-based Yoh Services LLC, a provider of talent and outsourcing services.
The survey also found that most human resources managers expect the use of telecommuting to increase over the next two years.
“We learned that companies need to build a product that says, ‘if you come and work for us, here’s what you’re going to have: a casual work environment, a flexible schedule’ — whatever that may be,” said Jim Lanzalotto, vice president of strategy and marketing at Yoh. “Companies are realizing that in order to attract the best people to come work for their companies, they need to create an environment that’s conducive to do that.”
October 02, 2006 (Computerworld) — The best leaders take their lessons wherever they find them — whether in the hard knocks of experience, the generosity of mentors or the clear gaze of their employees. We asked CIOs of five major organizations to share their most important leadership lessons. Here’s what they told us.
If you want to really impress people with your PowerPoint, save the file as a .pps
Powerpoint will save pictures in a poorly compressed format by default. By asking powerpoint to compress these pictures, you can optimize your presentations more efficently. With this decreased size you can email them and transport them easily.
June 07, 2006 (Computerworld) — SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Failing to initiate “crucial conversations” may be the single biggest cause of project failure, according to preliminary findings of an ongoing study on project management.
The study, being conducted by Vital Smarts Inc., a Provo, Utah-based training firm, found that project managers’ inability to talk to people about five often-occurring negative situations frequently leads to failure. The preliminary findings were made public here yesterday at Delivering Project Excellence, a conference for project managers.
Popular as it is, the web is not the most-used Internet application by transaction volume. Email is. It’s also the most misused. Since it’s such an important and often overlooked component of our online lives, I’m going to step away from preaching about the web for a moment and focus on simple steps to make your email discussions more effective.
Project managers seem to come in two flavors, maybe three. The first flavor are those who follow the PMI guidelines by the book. The second are those who get thrown into project management by way of the “someone had to do it” route. Third would be a hybrid. This addresses those last two types. Let’s talk about some of the basic elements of running a project, and while we’re at it, we will discuss a few methods for running projects that might prove helpful to you.