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Pennsylvania sues IBM over troubled $110M IT upgrade

Pennsylvania is suing IBM over a never-finished $110 million IT upgrade to its unemployment compensation system. Such large-scale projects often run into trouble.

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Addressing ambiguity on your IT team: A meeting of the minds

Some people have a high tolerance for ambiguity when they tackle projects, and others want all the answers before they do anything. But it is possible for them to get along.

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Prioritizing IT projects has never mattered more

IT project prioritization is crucial for your organization.

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Comparing agile project management frameworks

Agile frameworks like scrum, lean or kanban are widely used across many industries. Each has its own focus, features, process, benefits and drawbacks. Here is a quick comparison to help you decide which will work best for your next...

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The top 8 new open source projects

From blockchain to SDN to container management, these rookies made big waves in open source

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IT project success rates finally improving

After years of stagnating IT project success rates, a new survey from PMI shows that rates are finally on the rise.

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7 project management tools any business can afford

There’s no shortage of project management solutions for mid-size and large businesses. Startups, though, have limited budgets and simply can't afford high-priced project management software. Here are seven affordable options.

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10 tips for helming IT through ups and downs

Impending mergers, ultrafast growth and sharp dips all put pressure on IT leaders to make quick decisions about tech plans and priorities. Here’s how to make IT shine during times of change.

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Are you the manager of projects or peace?

Do you spend all your time handling internal politics and conflict? Here’s how to avoid it.

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Five ways to beat the project transition blues

Transitioning from sales to delivery for an IT project is an age-old challenge. Learn five ways to improve your chances of having a successful delivery by focusing on these transition tactics.

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Bimodal IT: A steppingstone to agility

Companies should use bimodal IT as a steppingstone to a more innovative IT management strategy, where agility is emphasized.

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9 ways company politics can thwart your projects

Politics is an unfortunate reality in many workplaces, but there are steps you can take to reduce the pervasiveness and impact to projects.

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Voodoo project management

You're fired! Bogus management mumbo jumbo doesn't get projects done. Project management is a complex set of real skills that you can't learn in a 35-hour class.

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What is the Program Management Improvement and Accountability Act?

We all know there is a lot of waste in government. Well some politicians are trying to do something about it by enacting the Program Management Improvement and Accountability Act.

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Retail CIO improves project management to push POS

Red Wing Shoes overcame several legacy technology and business process hurdles to modernize its antiquated point-of-sale software.

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Agile project management: A beginner's guide

If you're new to project management or just want to know about agile methodology, the answers to these 10 frequently asked questions will cover the basics you need to know.

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Did your boss make a stupid decision, or do you lack data?

A lot of decisions that might seem downright crazy to you make more sense than you suspect. You just don’t have all the facts.

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Your project management New Year's Resolutions

Here are five project management resolutions that will help you get off to a successful start in 2017.

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