The Project Management Institute (PMI)® offers 5 credentials in project management. Are you confused about which is the right one for you? Well, then here I am to help you find an answer.
PMI has a global presence with members in over 170 countries. It is the largest association dedicated to project management in the world. PMI is actively engaged in setting professional standards for project mangers which helps them set themselves apart from the rest of the crowd. PMI credentials…Continue
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Measurement is the first step that leads to control and eventually to improvement. If you can’t measure something, you can’t understand it. If you can’t understand it, you can’t control it. If you can’t control it, you can’t improve it.
-H. James Harrington …
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Everybody is talking about the cloud right now. Unfortunately they often aren't making many distinctions. Cloud simply equals…Continue
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Our organizational partners at CommunityMatters are hosting another one of their great capacity building calls this Thursday, April 10th, from 4-5pm EST. NCDD is a partner in the CommunityMatters collaboration, and we encourage you to hop on the call and learn with us.
This month, the call is focused on …Continue
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Last week, I was about to attend a fascinating session at the 49th session of the Public Governance Committee at OECD in Paris entitled “Innovative Technologies for Improving Public Sector Governance." Over the course of the day, there were a number of fascinating presenters, including…Continue
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Following on from my previous post, here are the latest trends in the online debate about the forthcoming European elections (based on statistics collected during the last week).
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Call it what you will: telecommuting, remote work, telework, working from home, etc. Regardless of how one labels it the truth remains the same: telework works, period!
However, for remote work to be successful…Continue
I am a part-time YA & Adult Programming Clerk for our County Library, the Main Branch.
Our town has a population of under 30K people. Incomes are disparate from the West to the East. While more than 78% of our town has an income of under 17Gs per year. The other 22% are in the six or seven digit income…Continue
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We were having a very nice week until early Friday morning, when things fell apart. The jobs report came out, and the market seemed to like it. Stocks opened higher after the report, but something went very wrong shortly thereafter.
Despite the big losses on Friday, we actually posted modest gains for the week in the stock…
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Here’s a post I wrote for the IC Space, sharing three social media tips for internal communicator. You can read the original posting over on the UK Government Communications Service website. The IC Space is a fantastic place for internal communication professionals across government to learn and network so I…Continue
Energy production from fossil fuels is estimated to cause 30,000 excess deaths per year in the US from pollution. More US citizen die every year from this pollution than the cumulative deaths from all the years of our recent wars. It causes an estimated 400,000 deaths worldwide.
On top of this, its global warming costs are estimated to be in the range of trillions of dollars.
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"Cloud computing has changed the way that CIOs procure goods and services in the government. The cloud computing train left the station a long time ago, it is more than past time for governments to fully jump on board.” – Meredith Ward.
More than 74% of state CIOs say they have at least one application in the cloud. That’s up from just 33% who answered the question in 2010. These numbers are from a recently released National Association of State Chief Information Officers …Continue
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I can’t believe our Spring Training Conference is already less than a week away, coming up next week on Thursday, April 10th! As the Vice President of Membership and Marketing here at The Coalition, my number one priority is to form a relationship with each of our members and gain a solid understanding of their business so that we as an organization can help maximize the value The Coalition provides, with the help of your feedback. Our Spring Training…
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Government does not have the luxury to operate on a strictly 9-5 to basis. To deliver critical services to citizens, agencies of all sizes must be running seven days a week, 24 hours a day.
But what happens during a natural disaster or cyberattack? How do agencies continue providing…Continue
One of the best study tools for the PMP Exam are PMP exam sample tests. As you are preparing for the PMP exam you are in fact preparing to take a 200-question multiple choice exam. And just as if you were an Olympic athlete, taking this exam becomes your sport and you have to practice it. Again and again. However, instead of answering someone else’s questions, it is a good thing to create your own.
You may be wondering how in the world you can make up sample questions about a subject…Continue
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This article originally appeared in the April edition of the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) magazine, Communication World.
For years, marketing, advertising, and public relations folks fought over budgets, scopes of work, ownership, and talent. It was an inefficient, yet accepted dance at organizations of all shapes and sizes. There was paid media, and there was…Continue
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The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) has proposed a “Phased Retirement” program. Although implementation has not been announced, it may be valuable to our readers to get a jump start on what Phased Retirement is all about.
The Office of Personnel Management realizes the importance of preserving and protecting institutional knowledge. As federal employees leave the federal service, it is apparent that their physical-selves are not the only aspect of…Continue
A ‘drug dealer’ in a federal prison. Breaking the ‘other’ glass ceiling. How to stay sane while leaning in. Why biz school + government is the next big thing.
These are just a few of the finalists we’re now…Continue
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