IoT: 6 Effects of the Internet of Things on Project Management. The internet of things has also become one of those tech buzzwords that loses a little more of its real meaning every time a Silicon Valley wannabe carelessly tosses it around. So what is the internet of things, really, and how does it intersect with project management? Read more
CITIES: Smart City Project Management – Avoiding Common Pitfalls. Smart city projects can be challenging for project managers, and in many respects they are different from other IT projects. Alex Grizhnevich, ScienceSoft, looks at ways to avoid common pain points. Read more
OMB: Sharpens Guidance for Improving Programs and Curbing Improper Payments. In a pair of memos to agency heads, White House Budget Director Mick Mulvaney laid out how his office will monitor progress toward formalizing the improvement of program management and getting a better handle on long-standing efforts to avoid government payments to undeserving parties. Read more
FEDERAL GOVERNMENT: Trump’s Executive Branch Restructuring – What If The Federal Government Is Beyond Streamlining? Can the federal government shrink? Or is the situation like the waistlines that paradoxically parallel the growth of the diet and fitness industry? Read more
NOW ON SLIDESHARE: Tech Update Summary from Blue Mountain Data Systems May 2018 https://www.slideshare.net/BMDS3416/tech-update-summary-from-blue-mountain-data-systems-may-2018.
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