How to Create a Business Motto

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imageThere is no definitive way you can use to create your business motto or slogan. A business motto sends a strong message about what service or product you sell to your customers that will have large impact on the way you are perceived among your rivals. Creating a power motto can be a daunting task that you can delegate to a specialized vendor, otherwise you can use these pragmatic tips to create your own business motto.

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Microsoft Project Does Not Make a Project Manager

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ms project 2010 Through the years I have seen many people who use Microsoft Project (aka project management software) and claim they are project managers, I have also seen PMP certified people who don’t know the basics of Microsoft Project, and sadly I have seen project managers who are managing projects and don’t know the theory nor the software!

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Why Projects Fail – Procurement

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In part four of Why Projects Fail series, we will examine the procurement root cause and see how it can cause the project failure, procurement involves establishing a relationship with a vendor to build the project’s deliverables, if a wrong vendor is selected, the entire project will be threatened, the project manager has to have robust knowledge and vast experience with the procurement process, in this post I will discuss procurement mistakes and how to avoid them.

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10 Ways to Avoid Marketecture Trap

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image If you work on IT projects and have not heard about Marketecture before this is a must read for you, Marketecture (Marketing Architecture) is a very common technique that most of vendors use to market and sell their products, in Marketecture, marketing people use the architectural advantages of a product to tout it and influence the client’s decision to buy the product, often times Marketecture is planned in the very early stages of the product planning and prior to the product build, as a project manager you have to protect your project from Marketecture, read on to know how Marketecture works and what precautions you can take to avoid falling in the Marketecture trap.

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