You should keep it simple if you want to keep your customers.
The percentage of IT projects that fail is embarrassing to those in the IT industry! Project managers need to get their act together to ensure that their projects run smoothly, all lines of communication are open, and they have the backing of the stakeholders and upper management. But do PMs have the skills they need to keep a project afloat? This quick career guide book is meant to provide you with 10 real world IT project examples, why they failed, and lessons learned for each one.
"Hodgepodge of information often unrelated to a specific IT project failure scenario."
Customization is coming in every industry, for every product. Embrace it or get left behind. Smart brands such as Chipotle, Zazzle, Nike, and Pandora are ditching the outdated 20th century model of a one-size-fits-all approach to providing products and services. From a Netflix movie night to a marriage courtesy of eHarmony, customization is changing every corner of American life and business.
"I Believe In Customization!"
The characteristics that enable a company to grow revenues by at least 5 percent year after year.
Healthcare is a big business and is only continuing to grow. Because of this, technology must adapt and transform to meet the needs of the public. Failed healthcare IT projects are nothing new. However, they surely are something that can be learned from. In every failure is a lesson that can be used for a future project - a lesson that can help to save, or better, someone else's life.
"Unclear Business Cases, weak lessons learned"
You'll discover solutions that are ideal for overly cautious companies. From the December 2007 issue of Harvard Business Review.
The IT world is fascinating inside and out. Every year, new technologies come to the market to much appeal and praise, from phones to computers to cybersecurity programs. However, what people do not see covered in the press as much are the IT projects that do not make it big. A realty of the technology world is that projects fail every year - many projects. Furthermore, government entities, who one would think had all tools necessary to launch a successful IT project, have a long list of failed IT projects.
This audiobook is a crash course on the most common issues hospitals, medical record handlers, and Healthcare IT professionals face on a daily basis. The author structures the topics in a manner that defines the issue and explains the easiest and most effective path from point A to point B, so that the listener can better comprehend the actions necessary for a desirable outcome that both protects the hospital, patient data, and healthcare professionals.
"Inapt title, poor narration"
Speak your mind effectively! The best, most direct way to convey your intelligence, expertise, professionalism, and personality to other people is through talking to them. But most people have no idea what they sound like. And even if they do, they don’t think they can change it. It’s the Way You Say It is a thorough, nuts-and-bolts guide to becoming aware and taking control of how you communicate with others. Dr. Carol Fleming provides detailed advice and scores of exercises.
"Very good job Mrs. Fleming."
Suzanne de Janasz, a professor of leadership and organization development at IMD in Lausanne, Switzerland, Kees van der Graaf, the former head of Unilever’s European business, and Michael Watkins, cofounder and chairman of Genesis Advisers and a professor of leadership and organizational change at IMD, report on how to give a new executive the best possible start.
In the world of entrepreneurship, your vision solidifies your resolve when things get tough, and it reminds you why you went into business in the first place. Authors, brothers, and serial entrepreneurs, Matthew and Adam Toren have compiled a wealth of valuable information on the passionate and pragmatic realities of starting your own business. They've also gathered insights from some of the world's most successful entrepreneurs. This book delivers the information that both established and budding entrepreneurs need.
"wasn't for me."
No matter what your goals, who you know is as important as what you know. In the 21st century, networking is a combination of sales, marketing, relationship-building, and career management. It's the difference between those who get by and those who are getting ahead. But how do you build more effective offline relationships in the world of online connectivity? There are no shortcuts to creating value and opportunities with LinkedIn, but knowing the right approach will save you hours of frustration and add dollars to your bottom line.
"not precise and mostly boring, can I get money bac"
The authors write that studies of corporate performance reveal a growing link between certain kinds of technology investments and intensifying competitiveness.
This audiobook is full of ideas. It is a guide that will help you to make the most educated decision possible when you finally decide to align with a company. It will provide you with basic questions you need answered before you join any company. Make your decision based on fact, not simply others' opinions....Take your time: Use a friend as a gut check or sounding board for the answers you receive. Make your own decision. Do not just take our word. Good luck in growing your self-worth and in your pursuit of personal and professional growth!
Not everyone is suited to a white-collar career or wants to get the four-year degreethat these jobs typically require. But that doesn't mean you have to turn your backon a great salary, exciting work, and a profession that commands respect.Joe Lamacchia is proof. After graduating high school, he said no to college - and foundpersonal and professional success as the owner of a thriving landscaping company.
Jairek Robbins, decorated performance coach and lifestyle entrepreneur, guides you through his proven, step-by-step process for filling the gap between where you are today and where you want to be. In reassuring and easy-to-understand language, Robbins helps you build a strong foundation for authentic happiness. Each chapter is strategically designed to engage you with personal reflections and challenges that will encourage you to make immediate improvements to your everyday behavior.
"Well, I Respect Jairek Robbins"
Are you frustrated with a lack of results at work? Have you hit a wall? Are you uninspired, stuck in a rut, feeling underappreciated? Well, good news: your success is not up to your boss, your manager, your employees, or the economy. It's up to YOU. Business is never bad, people are just bad at being in business. If that makes you mad, this book is for you. Larry Winget hacks through the bad advice given in most business books.
"Take it with a grain of salt"
You can reduce stress and enjoy your life! Homemaker, career woman, wife, supermom—sometimes the roles you have to fill all at once can get to be too much. Internationally known psychologist Dr. Kevin Leman has seen scores of women who are overcome by stress. With humor, insight, and practical solutions, this best-selling author helps you manage the six stress points in your life: kids, career, husband, housework, money, and crammed schedules.
"He assumes you're married to an idiot!"
The two crucial questions most often asked by salespeople are: "How can I close more sales?" and "What can I do to reduce objections?" The answer to both questions is the same: You learn to sell from a buyer's point of view. The Sales Advantage, a proven, logical, step-by-step guide from the most recognized name in sales training, will show you how.