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Successfully managing a business is extremely difficult. The main thing you need to be successful is a team of productive and motivated employees. Low productivity levels can sink your business and cause it to lose money. Businesses in the United States lose over $550 billion a year due to lost productivity.  As soon as you

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First introduced in 1988, IBM’s AS/400 computer architecture has been a significant part of many major business operations and companies for decades. Once one of the foremost enterprise-level IT solutions on the market, the iSeries AS/400 platform remains a popular choice for many tech companies today, still retaining approximately 10.1% of corporate market share according

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Three Tips For Successful Business Management

Managing a business can seem like an unsolvable puzzle. Not only do you have to deal with constant stress and uncertainty, but you also have to manage employees and clientele. Business ownership is also rewarding, especially when everything seems to fall into place. The business world is diverse and dynamic; however, the secrets to running

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How To Properly Motivate Project Team Members

There have been numerous studies performed on the correlation between employee engagement and productivity. Many of these studies have concluded that employees who don’t feel engaged are more likely to do the bare minimum at their jobs. An overwhelming 82% of American employees claim that they do not feel engaged at their current jobs. A

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A recent study found that over 70% of projects fail. One of the main causes of this failure is a lack of planning and organization. Starting a new project with no clear direction is a recipe for disaster. A project plan is designed to be the master document that provides guidance regarding how the project

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Potential Blind Spots All Project Managers Need To Be Aware Of

Having success with a new business venture hinges on your ability to take on projects and complete them quickly. Not only do you need to deliver results on time, you need to also make sure that employee productivity and engagement levels are high. Trying to keep up with every aspect of managing a large project

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Fundamentals of Project Integration Management Success

Believe it or not, there is irrefutable science at the heart of project management. It takes a lot more than scheduling and status meetings to execute a successful project. The fundamentals of project integration management success lie within the concept of optimizing each stage of the project life cycle. The chosen methodology and efficient direction

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Implementing EDI is an expensive, frustrating, and time-consuming process for almost everyone. Because of this, what may happen if the requirements of your retailers change? You must make coordinating changes to the EDI implementation. This requires you to get back in there, rewrite some code, send test transactions, receive the results, alter the code, re-test,

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Before 2020, around 7 million Americans worked from home. This number increased by 44% in 2020. While working from home is a big change for employees, it also catches some business owners off guard. Many companies stumbled through 2020 because of their inability to adapt to a remote work model. If you are looking to

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Did you realize that project management mistakes cost American businesses around $150 billion every year? If you are a business owner, you are well aware of how important it is to complete projects on or ahead of schedule. When delays happen, your customers could get angry. This is why you have to do everything in

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