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The 5 Biggest Project Management Trends Shaping 2019

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In 2019, there will be some notable shifts in Project Management solutions. As cloud computing and IoT and integrate themselves into professional climates, information and application consolidation follow suit. If you’re not up-to-date on cloud apps facilitating operational infrastructure management solutions, you may want to re-evaluate.

The shifts from 2018 to 2019 likely won’t be fundamentally drastic, but there are definitely going to be some changes worth taking into account. The following are five changes that will likely direct the course of the year.

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5 Critical Skills that a CIO Needs for Success

There are few leaders that are able to move from a technical managerial or directorial position into the role of a chief and thrive in it off the bat. Many such leaders never manage to reach their utmost potential, the dizzying pace of technological progress is perhaps part of the reason success as a CIO has become more difficult. If you don’t know the differences between a CIO and CTO check out this article here.

It’s safe to say that the companies that are able to use technology not only as a back-office tool to keep the lights running, but as a catalyst for business growth and development, are going to be the companies that will win in the 21st century, and a skillful CIO is key to that success. These are the skills a CIO needs to muster in order to push her organization forward in the digital era.

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Key Takeaways from Disney Sitecore Symposium on Headless and Machine Learning

What a week at Disney Swan Resort with Sitecore! Not only did we attend Sitecore Symposium 2018 and learn more about what is possible as well as how we can help firms get the most out of Sitecore; we also became a Sitecore affiliate partner. This affiliation will provide additional resources and support to create the optimal Sitecore solution based on your objectives and needs.

Our Partner Conference took place at the symposium in Orlando and we didn’t want to leave! There was a fantastic exchange of ideas with experts, Sitecore MVPs, and firms presenting on their successes. We wish we could have met more people and attended all of the sessions – maybe next year. With limited time, we focused on two exciting areas in Sitecore; Headless CMS and Machine Learning.

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Demystifying the 5 Phases of Project Management

Project managers are the backbone of any successful project, but their roles are often down-labeled to simply reminding teams about deadlines or setting up status meetings. Looking at project management from a traditional perspective, a PM’s job requires a deep understanding of five specific phases, that enable success for a project. These are:

 

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Hiring High School Students as Interns For Your Company

 

When companies consider applicants for internships and jobs, one group that is largely disregarded is high school students. And it makes sense. What could these inexperienced, uneducated, and immature teens bring to the table that others can’t? Understandably, applicants who are recent college graduates and have experience in the work field would be the appropriate additions to your team. Then why do companies like Google, Microsoft, Facebook, and a rapidly growing number of boutique tech firms offer training programs for high school students? Why do these companies invest their time and resources into them?

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