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Align Your IT and Business Strategy … Or Else!

Understanding the business strategy is vital to adding real IT value. Here’s why… Originally published on CIO.com I am loving an article on CIO.com by Martha Heller right now which opens with a great proposition – “How to strengthen IT’s connection to your business”. I think that it’s crucial that this connection …

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Collaboration. If it’s good enough for Paul McCartney…

IT Project Management

There was a time when collaborations between music artists were a rarity. Queen and David Bowie, George Michael and Aretha Franklin, Lionel Richie and Diana Ross … they stood out. It was quite exciting when your favourite artist teamed up with someone else because the outcome was always something magical. …

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How To Hire Best Fit IT Talent. The 7 Step Strategic Partner Checklist

IT & Project Management recruitng

Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh once estimated that bad hires had cost his firm company “well over $100 million”. Almost half of hiring/HR managers (41%) believe that bad hires have cost their firms “thousands” and the U.S. Department of Labour puts the price of a bad hire at least 30% of …

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What Makes the Perfect Project Manager?

perfect project manager

The best project managers today have taken years learning and honing their craft. This understanding comes from learning to balance the structure and framework of a recognised project management methodology like PRINCE2 with an innate ability to adapt to the environment they find themselves working in.   There are a …

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