Project Management

Effective Ways to Optimize Project Management for Remote Teams

The outsourcing culture is thriving in the current business environment, and even if you’re not outsourcing any projects or processes to external partners, you still might want to consider adopting a more flexible approach to employee management, and allow them to work from the comfort of their homes. After all, why should an employee have to commute to the office every day if they mostly do their work on the computer – it’s just a waste of precious time and resources, and it needlessly inflates your overhead costs. 

Why Product Design Shouldn't Disregard Reliability Testing

Product designers create objects meant for use by the public or businesses, such as phones, cars and cookware. Reliability testing is also useful for testing software to make sure it isn't prone to crashes. Of course, there are thousands of different gadgets in the category of product design. Although the way a product looks is meaningful, even more critical is how functional that item is. If you create a product and it doesn't fulfill its promises, you'll have a lot of unhappy customers.

What to Consider When Planning Your Intranet Project Clare Willson Mon, 09/03/2018 - 15:58

Research reports indicate that more than two-thirds of company intranet projects face issues with cost overruns. If modernizing your company’s Intranet is your top concern and estimating your returns on investment, then it’s important to plan your Intranet budget well in advance. You will often find that many businesses have unrealistic budget expectations because they haven’t properly planned their intranet project in advance, and this can lead to their intranet project, unfortunately, failing.

Panaya Receives an Honorable Mention in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Agile Planning Tools

Hackensack, NJ - May 17, 2018 - Panaya, the leader in SaaS-based testing and continuous delivery platforms, announces that it has received an Honorable Mention in Gartner’s 2018 Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Agile Planning Tools report, released in late April.

According to the report, “Enterprise-scale Agile adoption continues to grow, driving evolution in the market for planning and management. Application leaders looking to facilitate coordination and collaboration while enabling insight into their organizations' flow of work should consider enterprise Agile planning (EAP) tools.”

Creating Startup Event and Making a Splash

The value of a proper PR in the startup launch is simply invaluable, however, even the best PR can’t spin a mundane startup entry in order to make it into something epic. For this to happen, your marketers need to have some decent source material. Needless to say, what better way to do so than to create a startup event that’s going to make a splash on its own. Apart from providing you with some impressive networking opportunities early on, it is also an incredible way to present your staff and your corporate values to the world. With this in mind and without further ado, here are several tips on how to make a great startup event.

Don't Burn Out: How to Deal With Overwhelming Stress

So, you are a successful business person, you really like your job, and everything is going just peachy. However, it is perfectly natural for times to come when too many projects fall into your lap, things at the office go awry, or you have to deal with a personal issue that is hindering your work performance. This is when you’ll probably ask yourself a lot of questions, but the main one that you should be asking yourself is “Ok, what do I do now?”

As everyone tends to fall on black days, there is a whole bunch of advice that you should adhere to in order to save yourself from burning out from all that overwhelming stress that is just piling up. Here are some things that you should try out.

Biggest roadblock to project success is poor communication

London, 21 March 2018 – A new research survey from Clarizen, the global leader in collaborative work management software, reveals that poor communication is the biggest barrier to project success. Close to 40% of respondents identify communication as one of the biggest challenges they need to overcome – ahead of organizational change (36%) and budget (25%).

Smart Cities Need Smart Solutions For Critical Communications And Security Says ETELM

Berlin, Germany, 25 October 2017 – Safety must not be compromised when developing the smart cities of the future and Critical Communications is the true cornerstone to it, warns Paul Ward, International Sales Director of ETELM, a leading manufacturer of advanced Mission Critical Communications systems. Speaking at Broadband World Forum 2017, Ward put a focus on new and emerging technologies currently facing market testing, and stressed the importance of smart cities having smart communications solutions as part of the infrastructure from the outset.

Technopedia Data Boosts Enterprise Architecture and Analytics via New ABACUS Integrations

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA – Oct 18, 2017 -- The ABACUS Technopedia® adapter – available now in ABACUS 5.1 – allows enterprise architects and digital business managers to access the full Flexera + BDNA Technopedia database of more than 2 million software and hardware technologies. This includes complete and current information on vendor, versioning, product lifecycles and end-of-life dates, and more.

This data can be imported directly into an ABACUS repository and accessed when building enterprise architecture models and diagrams. It can then be used when running analytics to assess costs, risks and compliance.

The ABACUS Technopedia adapter allows architects and IT portfolio managers to:

Top Seven Tips For Launching Your Intranet Clare Willson Tue, 08/08/2017 - 16:41

Intranets can bring plenty of benefits to your organization by boosting engagement with internal communications along with improving business efficiency. The key to a successful launch of an intranet within any organization requires careful and meticulous planning to ensure a smooth roll-out.