Making 2015 tech trends work for you part 1

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New year ahead. That means new challenges, opportunities and black swans, as usual. We have asked four of our experts to present their top actionable trends for 2015. Here are the first two. We think you’ll agree that technology is one of the most disruptive forces in history. Businesses are becoming more global and customers’ expectations…

In the spotlight: How project managers use tech to reach goals

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Managing a team effectively requires the right people and the right tools. An easy rule that is hard to follow. In the spotlight this time is Maria Nordborg, Projectplace’s customer relationship manager. We discuss in this post the challenges facing project managers when it comes to retaining control over planning and project deliverables, while empowering teams…

Top 3 myths about two-step verifications & how to make your cloud more secure

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It’s been on the radar since hackers pointed out the login weaknesses in FindMyiPhone app; yet no-one has been able to avoid the major security breach that hit Apple’s iCloud some time ago. That did put login security on the agenda, again. One of the strongest weapons to prevent new breaches, two-step verification, is surrounded…

Use Gantt to visualize your path

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Visualization is an integral part of storytelling and storytelling is essential to get the resources and engagement you need for a successful project. Whether this implies getting internal resources assigned, on board, and delivering or making sure that the stakeholders are satisfied with the end result – telling a compelling story will help you succeed. A beautiful Gantt chart can be…

Infographic: How to get rid of project management chaos

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Project managers need to rethink how they work. That is the conclusion of the Chaos Theory, a an independent piece of research that we recently commissioned to look into the day-to-day challenges of project managers. In parallel to the rapid evolution of technology and the popularity of anywhere-working, project managers are also working longer hours as their…

5G and beyond – the age of full connectivity

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The era of weak signals is drawing to a close. Full 5G connectivity is about to change your world of work forever. Flashback to 1973 when New York Motorola Engineer Martin Cooper made the first mobile phone call. A giant leap for mankind. Fast forward to today, and the handsets you hold are a thousand…

The Chaos theory report: Project management chaos revealed, the impact on business productivity and how to survive it

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20 working days per year. That is the cost for inefficient working practices among European project managers. Why is this the case, in an always connected, optimized and efficient world? And why are people increasingly more stressed, despite all the possibilities that technology offers? To find out, we commissioned the Chaos theory report, a European…