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Five Strategies for Scoping Your ERP Project

We have all heard the phrase “time is money.” In ERP projects, you not only have to work hard, but you have to work smart in order to get the project …

Management

Task management inside Gmail.

Shares 125<p><i>This article is part of our project management methodology series.</i><p>In our previous articles from the agile series, we tried to demystify the …

Office Timeline & Wrike: Quick, Visual Timeline Maker for Project Plans

In today’s fast-paced work environment it has never been more critical for teams to communicate effectively and visually. In fact, the project …

Project Management

5 Best Practices For Effectively Managing Your Remote Team

<i>By Rich Kahn, CEO of eZanga.com</i><p>Delegating is never an easy task, even more so when you must delegate remotely. Managing a virtual team requires …

Top 10 project management trends for 2016 revealed

As we collaborate across borders in an ever-closer world, but where available finances are shrinking, project managers have a harder time than …

New Deal: 96% off Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification Training

A new deal was released for 96% off of the Project Management Professional (PMP)® Certification Training course. This course normally go for …

Project Management Tools for School and Work

In an effort to continue working smarter, not harder, our team has been trying out some new task and project management tools. Being organized and …

Project Management

Hybrid Methodology for Software Implementation

Benefits of using hybrid methodologies in time-boxed, fixed cost and variable scope projects<p>Projects in which time and cost are fixed and scope keeps …

How Collaboration Technology Makes Manufacturing Teams More Efficient

Virtually every industry and organization can benefit from better project collaboration. Manufacturing, in particular, has complex projects with many …

Project Management

Japan Inc set to lose momentum on wage growth this year: Reuters poll | Reuters

TOKYO (Reuters) - The vast majority of Japanese firms are planning only modest pay raises this year, a Reuters poll showed, as murky growth prospects and turbulent markets push them to resist Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s calls for robust hikes.<p>A worker cycles near a factory at the Keihin industrial …

Economy

How Risky Is Coca-Cola Stock?

Despite being an iconic American brand that has also conquered the world,<b>Coca-Cola</b> has struggled at times.<p>Even though the company has diversified well beyond its core soda products, it has still suffered in recent years as Americans specifically have become more concerned about calories as well as …

Investing

Teens have a smart reason for abandoning Facebook and Twitter

When my digital media students are sitting, waiting for class to start, and staring at their phones, they are not checking Facebook. They’re not checking Instagram or Pinterest or Twitter. No, they’re catching up on the news of the day by checking out their friends’ Stories on Snapchat, chatting in …

Social Media

“I can’t afford to buy groceries”: Yelp fired an employee after her scathing open letter to the CEO

A curious sequence of events unfolded on Twitter yesterday (Feb. 19) afternoon. A Yelp employee published a scathing open letter to CEO Jeremy Stoppelman about her bleak living conditions despite working in the tech industry. Shortly after sharing her post on Twitter, she acknowledged that she …

Customer Service

5 smart home gadgets to create your home of the future

Any homeowner knows that a lot of free time goes into taking care of your house. But what if your house could take care of you? That's the dream of the "smart home" – and while there's no true sci-fi intelligent home that can do everything you need, we're getting closer.<p>Every day, 5.5 million smart …

U.S. core consumer prices post largest gain in four-and-a-half years

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Rising rents and medical costs lifted underlying U.S. inflation in January by the most in nearly 4-1/2 years, signs of an uptick in price pressures that could allow the Federal Reserve to gradually raise interest rates this year.<p>A woman shops for groceries at a Whole Foods …

Economics

U.S. government declares hoverboards unsafe

No hoverboard currently on the market can be deemed safe.<p>That's the startling conclusion the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) reached …

Oregon lawmakers approve landmark minimum wage increase

Oregon lawmakers have approved landmark legislation that propels the state's minimum wage for all workers to the highest rank in the U.S., and does so through an unparalleled tiered system based on geography.<p>The state House of Representatives on Thursday passed Senate Bill 1532, which now heads to …

How to Improve Communication for Better Project Management

Communication can make or break a project. Here's how to make sure all the key players are always in the loop.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, …

Researcher Illegally Shares Millions of Science Papers Free Online to Spread Knowledge

Welcome to the Pirate Bay of science.<p>A researcher in Russia has made more than 48 million journal articles - almost every single peer-reviewed paper …

Most Projects Need a Simpler Process

Here’s a common scenario: you’re handed a project to start, which you have to juggle along with lots and lots of other work (without having been …

We’re faced with the same dilemma, today, that people have struggled with for years: how do we fit all the tasks we have to complete into our day? No matter how much we have to do, we should still try our best to complete it all in one day, even if it seems impossible. We […]

3 Shares<p>Share Email Comments<p>We’re faced with the same dilemma, today, that people have struggled with for years: how do we fit all the tasks we have …

Time Management

Scientists say people can accurately judge how trustworthy you are just by looking at your face

The question is: When it comes to judging people by their looks, are those assumptions accurate?<p>A number of researchers have looked at how we determine people's trustworthiness based only on their face, and come up with different verdicts. Some scientists say it's possible to draw accurate …

Alcohol brands are struggling to attract the millennial Brat Pack

<i>Christopher Ross on Big Booze's Brat Pack, and how we got here.</i><p>In the ultimate 1980s teen angst film, John Hughes' <i>The Breakfast Club</i>, five high school students belonging to different social cliques—"a brain, a beauty, a jock, a rebel and a recluse"—are forced to spend a day together under one roof …