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Tableau’s new Slack capabilities democratize data

Tableau is counting on Slack to make its data visualization tools more accessible and is adding new data prep and governance tools to make enterprise data more trustworthy.

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Zoho One update targets productivity, collaboration for hybrid workforces

The Zoho One ERP and analytics suite now spans more than 50 apps, adding new data and communications tools and services for businesses with remote, mobile and geographically dispersed workforces.

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11 technologies for supporting the hybrid office

IT leaders are being charged with ensuring the success of new workplace strategies that blend in-person and remote collaboration. Here are the tools that can help.

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Microsoft’s Office 365 price increases: How to reduce the hit

Microsoft will increase the price of Office 365 by up to 25% in March 2022, but there are things CIOs can do now to limit the damage.

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Salesforce tightens Slack integration at Dreamforce

Salesforce seeks to make Slack the interface for Salesforce users to collaborate around training, sales fulfillment, coding, and more. But CIOs should beware integrated pricing plans.

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What is a product manager? A complex, cross-functional role in IT

Product management is a complex role that requires a balance of soft and hard skills to manage requirements and to deliver quality products that align with the business’ goals.

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What is a project manager? The lead role for project success

Project managers play the lead role in planning, executing, monitoring, controlling and closing projects. Here is a look at the project manager role, responsibilities, relevant certifications, expected salaries, and job-seeking tips.

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What is CMMI? A model for optimizing development processes

The Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) helps organizations streamline process improvement, encouraging a productive, efficient culture that decreases risks in software, product, and service development.

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12 project management myths to avoid

Don’t let your projects fall prey to the unnecessary confusion, uncertainty, and harm that can result from these all-too-commonly held project management misconceptions.

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Slack on Slack: A product-based approach to automating operations

Slack’s business technology team is automating tasks for sales, marketing, and other teams as part of a cultural shift to product operations.

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Top 20 project management methodologies

Choosing the right project management methodology is essential. Here are the 20 most popular project management methodologies (PMMs) in practice today.

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With Viva, Microsoft aims to augment the employee experience

Microsoft wants employees to spend more time in its enterprise applications. Whether users will want to do so remains to be seen.

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The top 7 change management tools

With uncertainty on the rise, change management software is becoming an increasingly vital part of digital transformation, helping companies to transition smoothly and thrive.

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10 common ERP mistakes to avoid

From underbudgeting to not letting the business drive the project, IT leaders must beware the following pitfalls when implementing or updating an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system — or migrating one to the cloud.

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The new workplace – moving to generation 2 for remote work and beyond

Organizations struggled with getting remote workers enabled when the pandemic hit, and while many implemented Generation 1 approaches, a new wave of Generation 2 solutions is now becoming available that will require enterprises to...

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10 key Microsoft Ignite takeaways for CIOs

It’s barely five months since the last Ignite conference, but Microsoft still had a lot to share about innovations in AI, IoT, and communication.

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Why IT projects still fail

Despite strategic alignment among IT and business leaders, technical and transformational initiatives still fall flat at an alarming rate. Here’s how IT can learn from its mistakes.

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7 ways COVID-19 has changed IT forever

Things will never be the same. Here’s a look at what IT will look like as the COVID-19 threat recedes.

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