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Profile of Henry Gantt & the History of the Gantt Chart

When you come to us for training in PRINCE2, or to learn how to use Microsoft Project, we'll teach you about using Gantt charts to plan and track the …

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The 12 Business Books to Read in 2014

One of the highlights of becoming an author is getting to read some exciting books in advance, and hearing early buzz about others. It’s the book …

How to Get Your Employees to Think Strategically | Inc.com

What leadership skill do your employees, colleagues, and peers view as the most important for you to have? According Robert Kabacoff, the vice president of research at Management Research Group, a company that creates business assessment tools<b>,</b> it's the ability to plan strategically.<p>He has research …

5 Reasons Businesses Use the Cloud

Infographic Design<p>Share<p>Share on Facebook Click me! Share on Twitter Click me! Copy Link<p>Launch Infographic<p>Every year, more and more businesses are …

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How the Cloud Can Save Businesses Money

Susan asks,<p>Can the cloud save my business money?<p>Businesses love to talk about moving to the cloud to save money, but it's not as easy as picking up a …

Why Moving to the Cloud Should Be Part of Your Business Plan

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The digital economy requires unfettered connectivity, regardless of your circumstances. Employees need access to their data at all times, from any location, using any device in order to quickly respond to customers, close a big deal, and …

Single-Purpose Clouds: The Next Step After Private, Public And Hybrid

We've become accustomed to the notion of public cloud services (freely available to everyone), private cloud services (maintained by a specific …

10 powerful, cloud-based help-desk services to help you win at customer service

The rise of social media should horrify any company with crappy customer service.<p>Right now, with minimal effort, any disgruntled customer can use a service like Twitter to voice their complaints to the entire world. As we saw with musician Dave Carroll’s crusade against United Airlines, often these …

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11-point action plan for a new IT Manager

11-point action plan for a new IT Manager’s first month<p>So you’ve just landed that plum job as IT Manager. You can barely remember what you wrote on …

ISO 20000

ITIL provides guidance on what should be done in order to offer users adequate IT Services to support their business processes. ITIL qualifications …

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ITIL Checklists

This set of ITIL templates (ITIL document templates) can be used as checklists for defining ITIL process outputs. The ITIL templates can also serve …

The history of Microsoft's new Outlook for iPhone app

A powerhouse email app<p><i>Less than two months after acquiring Acompli, Microsoft is releasing an Outlook for iOS app today. Microsoft's new app is simply a rebrand of Acompli's existing app, but the company is promising new features in the future. Read our original report below on how Acompli, and</i> …

Grand opening for IBM Cloud Marketplace is on for next week

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock/JoeyStudio<p>IBM (s ibm) has been talking a lot of cloud in all its incarnations for the past year — it has …

eBay revamps iOS apps, adds in-store pickup on iPad, Passbook integration, more

Ebay has pushed out a notable update to its main iPhone and iPad apps today that include a number of new features and updated designs. Most notably, the iPad now includes an in-store pickup option that shows a “Free In-Store Pickup” option under the “Shop Locally” search filter to show items from …

Surprise, surprise: No one’s using Samsung Galaxy bloatware

Nothing like a study to confirm what we suspected all along.<p>Samsung Galaxy users are barely using the pre-installed apps that are shoved in their faces, according to a recent study by technology markets research firm Strategy Analytics.<p>The study used data collected from around 250 Galaxy S3 and S4 …

Facebook, Google, Microsoft Join Forces to Prevent Another Heartbleed

More than a dozen tech companies, including Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Amazon and IBM, have joined forces to try to prevent another Heartbleed-like …

IFTTT comes to Android

IFTTT, or the app formerly known as If This Then That, just launched a native Android app optimized for phone and tablet-sized screens. IFTTT lets users mash up different services into "recipes" that can do things like automatically download new Facebook photos you're tagged in to Dropbox, send …

Sky News - First For Breaking News From The UK And Around The World

Top Stories<p>The Latest News from the UK and Around the World | Sky News<p>Images on social media showed huge plumes of smoke coming from the Mandarin …

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