Four Basics for Quality Project Management
Written on November 17, 2010
I’m a big fan of “getting back to basics” when it comes to project management. It’s easy to get caught up in the specifics of your company’s process and the details of juggling projects and people, but it all comes down to the foundation of how you manage.
De-Bloating your Computer
Written on October 20, 2010
An unfortunate caveat to using a Windows-based computer is program bloat. It’s any software that either comes already installed on your machine when you buy it, or gets installed along with other programs. Most of the time, these are unwanted additions to your system that take up space, may intrude on browsers, and generally clutter up your start menu.
Aconis Launches Cloud Based Backup for SMBs
Written on October 12, 2010
Acronis, known for their enterprise-level system backup technology True Image, has stepped into the world of cloud computing to take their data-backup systems to a new level. With Backup & Recovery 10 Online, Acronis is looking to secure the niche of small to medium-sized businesses that either have no current data-backup in place or are still using older methods such as tape.
A Few Dos and Don’ts to Maximize PMO Efficiency
Written on August 16, 2010
Take a look at your company’s Project Management Office(s). How effective is it? It seems like a simple and logical question – in fact it seems like the most pertinent question. Yet many companies that utilize this management system have no real answer to the question – only an estimate based on the performance of individual […]
Individual Results and How to Achieve Them
Written on July 8, 2010
At Morton, we pride ourselves on our proactive nature with clients, as well as our ability to prioritize tasks and act quickly. Our consultants embody these qualities and it shows in their work. But not every day goes off without a hitch; and that’s when work habits kick into overdrive. We all deal with distractions, emergencies (real or imagined), the constant influx of emails and phone calls; the list goes on and on. Somehow, though, the work has to get done.
Empowerment vs. Delegation
Written on June 23, 2010
There is a big mistake being made in the hallways, offices and cubicles across this country. Senior managers are delegating tasks to staff members while mistaking the practice for empowerment. This may be the case in some instances, but as a rule it’s way off base. Here’s why: Empowerment is: The opportunity to make a […]
HTML5 and Flash: The Battle for the Web
Written on June 7, 2010
Debate rages over which is more efficient and where each lies in the future of wed-based development. Many are staying objective, acknowledging that each has their place and their futures are yet to be decided. And many are not.
Cloud Computing: Exploring the Future of IT
Written on May 24, 2010
As companies seek to utilize the latest developments while still reducing expenses, more attention is being paid to cloud computing.