Technology is the connector between dozens of different teams, workflows, and objectives. It is the bridge between internal silos, remote workers, and outside contractors and vendors. Where there was once a time employees in different departments had trouble effectively communicating, we can now have common framework to speak the same language.
The right kind of technology not only impacts productivity and communication, it can also be a major factor in recruiting and retaining top employees, especially for Generation Y.
Pick up a copy of November’s CIO Review, an industry-leading technology magazine, and you might recognize a familiar face.
Ignorance may be bliss, until we realize there is something drastically more efficient and effective out there. Then, ignorance becomes a costly, time-consuming oversight. Case in point: Excel spreadsheets.
We use project management in every area of our lives, without even realizing it. From making dinner to coordinating a 10-person project, we are all personal and professional project managers.
Our physical location has less of an impact on our quality of work than ever before. Fifty years ago, working at home most likely meant an employee was sick. Today, telecommuting is a standard benefit at many companies and is seen as an effective tool to boost productivity.
Who thinks they’re not working enough? You probably won’t get many hands in the air on that one. It seems that you hear that constant refrain: “I can’t get caught up”, “there aren't enough hours in the day”, “I have to work again this weekend.” We can all empathize. It seems a lot of people struggle with the same situation.
Recently I stumbled upon the results of the 2014 Federal CIO/CISO survey conducted by TechAmerica and Grant Thornton. I was stunned to read that respondents felt that 20 to 70% of their IT staff would leave within the next five years.
Delaware, nicknamed “The First State,” is used to making history. On December 7, 1787, it became the first of the 13 original states to ratify the U.S. Constitution.