Whether you’re a C-level executive, Project Manager, student, or just someone interested in project management, odds are you don't have a lot of time to spend scouring the internet for the best project management resources. With that in mind, Mavenlink has put together a list of 35 essential project management resources that includes expert advice, project management methods, career and salary research, certification, and training, jobs, software evaluation and useful project management templates. Here’s the list, along with some helpful tips. Read More
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What gives your company its competitive advantage? Here are some of the considerations and risk factors companies like yours need to weigh to establish a sustainable competitive advantage. “Today’s executives are dealing with a complex and unprecedented brew of social, environmental, market, and technological trends. These require sophisticated, sustainability-based management. Yet, executives are often reluctant to place sustainability core to their company’s business strategy in the mistaken belief that the costs outweigh the benefits. On the contrary, academic research and business experience point to quite the opposite,” according to the article “The Comprehensive Business Case for Sustainability,” in the Harvard [...]
An Aragon Research report predicts digital transaction management (DTM), which handles digital management of document-based transactions, “will grow to $30 billion by YE 2020.” This means project, process, and task management will become increasingly essential for businesses seeking to move beyond manual workarounds and to become leaders in their space. The lines between these closely interrelated concepts can often become blurred; to help remove some of the confusion, here’s what you need to know about project, process and task management. READ MORE
For years, primarily large enterprises have used process mapping, in conjunction with process mapping tools to identify gaps in existing workflows, regulatory or compliance issues, or just missed opportunities altogether, but the term process mapping isn’t necessarily familiar to everyone. If the term process mapping is new to you, or you just want to know more about what it is, what’s involved, and how it can help your company, you’ve come to the right place. Here’s the foundation of process mapping to help your business improve internal processes and achieve greater operational efficiency. READ MORE
Customer loyalty can seem elusive at times, going from fleeting to in abundance. There are multiple factors that impact a customer’s decision to remain loyal, especially within the services industry. Here are just a few of these factors and ways to improve customer loyalty. What does customer loyalty mean? Customer loyalty is defined as the “attitudinal and behavioral tendency to favor one brand over all others, whether due to satisfaction with the product or service, its convenience or performance, or simply familiarity and comfort with the brand.” This said customer loyalty is the ultimate “win” for any business. READ MORE
Job hunters are always offered advice by one person or another about the job hunt or interview process. While those dispensing their wisdom mean well, it’s important to remember that not all advice is sage advice. As you sift through their career advice, these are some of the job tips you should cast aside. READ MORE
If you’ve ever had to use a purely manual process, you understand why the phrase “work smarter not harder” is so popular. Manual processes are often inefficient, redundant, and fraught with opportunities for error. That’s not a winning combination. In the old days, manual was all you had. Today, however, there are tons of useful online solutions available to streamline and even automate your processes. So, how can you avoid falling into the manual process trap? Here’s a four-step program: Step 1: Stop accepting manual processes as normal or necessary. “Our company has always done it that way” is no excuse [...]
If your accounting department is still seen as a back-office expense, one you pay for because well, you have to, then you’ve missed out on one of the biggest business shifts in recent years: accounting’s rise as a true strategic partner. The finance and accounting function is shifting from the back room to the boardroom. A lot of this motion has been fueled by the ongoing development of online reporting tools which offer true real-time reporting visibility that enables sound strategic decision-making. These powerful tools enable business leaders to identify both opportunities and risks in new ways. In turn, accounting [...]
Over the course of my career, I’ve been fortunate to have worked with organizations both large and small. No matter what the size the business, I’ve seen that way that culture can enable creativity — or stifle and eventually destroy it altogether. Destroying Creativity Many of the traditional organizations I’ve worked with had hierarchies that were focused on group or department roles, with a formal and rigid chain of commands. They are highly prone to bureaucracy and role protectionism. Employees at all levels, but especially the lower ones, felt disconnected from company-wide goals. They didn’t buy-in to management’s talk of how [...]
Trill A.I.: Offers deep-learning, artificial-intelligence solutions for financial institutions and asset managersLead-Her-Ship Group2018-02-02T03:56:22+00:00
Trill A.I. is the next-generation platform for asset managers to quickly custom-build and deploy self-learning, artificial intelligence models to the cloud, at scale. Using this software, portfolio managers and analysts can select what kinds of data they want to analyze and tailor a deep-learning model to their specific investment style and portfolio characteristics. Once online, each A.I. model learns in real-time and delivers predictive portfolio analytics and financial analysis to help the user select securities and optimize portfolio allocation management. We handle everything from data mining, data munging, storage, distributed cloud computation, optimization, and automation. READ MORE [...]