Technical Project Management

Do Project Managers Need to Be Technical? The theory is that once you become a trained project manager, you can manage any project, regardless of the industry. Using the skills acquired in becoming a proficient project manager, it’s assumed that you can be successful in meeting deadlines, assigning tasks, managing stakeholders, communicating with stakeholders, etc. However, in today’s increasingly technical world, it’s becoming more critical to also have some technical background to be effective. A technical project manager does more than the typical project manager; one who is PMI-certified and manages projects related to a variety of functions and outcomes.
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Cloud Computing Trends – Now and in the Future

We published a blog a few months ago on How Cloud Computing Has Changed the Business World. Well, cloud computing continues to reign in that aspect, impacting the way data is stored or secured. More and more smart businesses are recognizing the benefits of cloud technology in their business operations. The cloud computing concept has been around for a little over two decades, and its use is not slowing down. Its cost-saving, scalable advantages make it a great option for businesses. The continued innovation from cloud computing is projected for the future in many ways. We’ve listed some trends here.
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8 Benefits of Automating Your Business Processes

Business process automation (BPA) can optimize your workflow, make it more efficient, and lead to higher profits. BPA manages information, data and processes, with the ultimate goal of reducing costs, resources and investment. It increases productivity by automating key business processes through technology. Of course, the initial cost of automating your processes can be a considerable investment; however, the long-term benefits make it worthwhile. Here are some of the many benefits of automating your business processes. 1.     Increased Productivity Workflow and business process automation reduces the amount of time needed to complete a task. This can result in higher productivity
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Microsoft Dynamics 365 Spring 2018 Release

Microsoft Dynamics 365 is a suite of powerful tools that that provide enterprise resource planning (ERP) and customer relationship management (CRM) solutions to businesses through a network of reselling partners. The software has been a great solution for many industries, especially those that rely on great customer service to succeed in business. Microsoft Dynamics has recently released a major update to its suite of applications. This release will introduce many new features to its applications to improve its capabilities and effectiveness. Below are some insights from Microsoft and other experts, explaining how these updates will benefit those who use it.
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