Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Strategic Execution Conference on Innovation - Free Innovation Playbook

Tamara Carleton, one of our world class speakers at the IPS/Stanford Strategic Execution Conference, offers a free download of her fantastic new Playbook for Strategic Innovation and Foresight hereThe Playbook is a free hands-on guide for learning innovation best practices and inculcating them in an organization. It is packed with over 250 pages of step-by-step instructions, diagrams, tips, examples, worksheets, case studies, and more.

Thank you Tamara!

Friday, January 18, 2013

7 Must-Have Project Management Skills for IT Pros

A good--or bad--project manager can make the difference between a project coming in on time and on budget and it being a failure. How can you spot a good project manager? CIO.com talked to experts and IT executives to find out.

Skill No. 1: Be highly organized and a good multi-tasker.

Skill No. 2: Take charge and know how to lead.

Skill No. 3: Be an effective communicator.

Skill No. 4: Know how and when to negotiate.

Skill No. 5: Be detail-oriented.

Skill No. 6: Recognize and solve problems quickly.

Skill No. 7: Possess the necessary technical skills.

Read the article in full print here.