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Why Risk Management Is Just as Important as Project Management

<b>Ten Notable Google Project Management Apps</b><p>Risk is part of nearly every aspect of business. The daily practices for nearly every employee involve some …

Project Management

How the 'Internet of Things' will impact consumers, businesses, and governments in 2016 and beyond

For more than two years, BI Intelligence has closely tracked the growth of the IoT. Specifically, we've analyzed how the IoT ecosystem enables entities (i.e. consumers, businesses, and governments) to connect to, and control, their IoT devices in 16 environments, including manufacturing, the …

Internet of Things

Why You Need A Data Strategy To Succeed In Industry 4.0

Since the beginning of the industrial age, the manufacturing sector has experienced a number of dramatic turning points, where the introduction of a new invention has radically changed manufacturing processes and output. Today,the manufacturing and high tech sector finds itself at one of these …

Manufacturing

Air Force seeks rethink of 2019 deadline for new U.S. rocket engine | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Air Force on Wednesday said it will release plans within months for replacing the Russian-built RD-180 motors that now power some rockets used to launch military satellites into space, but said it would likely miss a 2019 congressional deadline to start using a new …

Military

Ex-Sheriff Invents a Bullet-Dampening Device

In science fiction, people can set their laser guns to "Stun." With a flick of a switch, Captain Kirk can opt to fire nonlethal rounds.<p>Real-life …

Star Trek

Prodromos and Desi Residence by Vardastudio Architects & Designers

Vardastudio Architects & Designers presents the Prodromos and Desi Residence. Located in the<p>Vardastudio Architects & Designers presents the Prodromos and Desi Residence. Located in the island country of Cyprus in the coastal city of Paphos, the luxurious three-story home highlights cantilevered …

Indonesia judge rejects appeal by Australians due to be executed

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia’s president said on Tuesday the planned execution of 11 convicts on death row, most on drugs charges, would not be delayed, warning foreign countries not to intervene in his government’s right to use capital punishment.<p>President Joko Widodo has denied clemency to the …

Asia

Children suffering from allergies? It could be your dishwasher's fault

A study by Swedish researchers has found conditions like asthma, eczema and hay fever are less common in households practising ‘less efficient’ hand-washing<p>Hand-washing your dishes may not sanitize as well as a dishwasher, but it may correlate with a lower risk of allergies in your children, …

Biomedicine

Saunas protect middle-aged men against heart attacks

Scientists have found that the dry heat of a sauna can actually prolong life for middle-aged men<p>The Finns describe them as the ‘poor man’s pharmacy’ and now researchers have proved that saunas are indeed beneficial to health.<p>Scientists have found that the dry heat of a sauna does more than work up …

What skills do PMs need to lead complex projects?

According to PMI’s Navigating Complexity: A Practice Guide, there are 6 skills that project managers should develop in order to excel at managing …

Project Management

10 Things Successful Project Managers Never Tolerate

How to Manage Change in Automation Project Scope

This column is the third (and last) installment on how the less conventional agile approach can be crucial to manufacturing execution system …

Project Management

Project Management and Group #3: The Executing Process Group

The Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) states “The Executing Process Group consists of those processes performed to complete the work …

Project Management

Clarizen takes project management mobile

Clarizen, a project management platform vendor, recently released Clarizen Mobile offering mobile access to its platform<p>Today's project teams have to …

Project Management

Project Quality Management: What Went Wrong?

- February 23, 2015<p>Michelle Stronach has over 20 years of experience in the project management field, with experience creating successful PMOs and …

Roots of Style: The Segmental Vault Home

Don’t dismiss segmental vault houses as just Quonset huts or airplane hangars. The Quonset hut, developed and used during World War I and II, is a …

Architecture