Employees Link Productivity to Flexible Schedules

Posted : 07-07-2014

A generation ago, flexible schedules were perceived as exceptions in the workplace. Today, they've emerged as mainstream. And most Americans say that flexible schedules boost productivity, as opposed to hindering it, according to recently released research from Read More »

10 Ways to Lead a Virtual Team

Posted : 07-04-2014

A new Unify study finds that highly successful virtual teams engage more often on a personal level, with team members speaking their minds and contributing openly regardless of their location. The report says team member location is not a significant factor for success, but conversing is. "Highly successful teams engage... Read More »

10 Classic Project Management Mistakes

Posted : 07-01-2014

Organizations frequently struggle with project management, and tech initiatives are no exception. Research reveals that 45 percent of large IT projects go over budget, while delivering 56 percent less value than promised. Meanwhile, three-quarters of project participants lack confidence that their efforts will succeed,... Read More »

Why Extracting Value From Big Data Is Difficult

Posted : 06-30-2014

Businesses that are exploring big data need to consider the technical and talent challenges and develop well-defined business objectives before committing staff and budget to any initiatives. Read More »

Blueprint, Prototype or Pilot: Which Is Right?

Posted : 06-24-2014

Sometimes it's difficult to know which option is best for getting a new project approved, but getting stakeholder buy-in in the early stages is vital. Read More »