Leading Edge: Recovering from project manager meltdown

As the principal partner of Solutia SDO, Jackie Clark has had a direct role in managing the people behind technology that's transformed businesses across Canada. When IT projects stall, she knows how to

Published on: January 21st, 2019 Jackie Clark

Avoid IT project cost overruns with responsible Board oversight

Everyone has read about the failure of large, multi-million dollar IT projects. Yet no one considers that it might just happen to their own business. Typically, the need for these projects is linked

Published on: September 9th, 2014 Catherine Aczel Boivie

5 ways to more accurately forecast with project management software

Regardless of the type of project you’re beginning, one of the most important aspects of a good start is accurately forecasting when it will be completed. How do you predict when a project will

Published on: August 11th, 2014 TechnologyAdvice

What does it mean to be a Chief Innovation Officer?

We caught up with Terry Stuart, chief innovation officer at Deloitte, at Salesforce.com's Dreamforce conference last month, and interviewed him in front of the world's largest inflatable structure. The topics coming up at

Published on: December 4th, 2013 Brian Jackson

CircleTime offers a new way to look at your calendar

There's countless calendar apps out there, but they all pretty much present your schedule in the same way - days and weeks organized into rows and columns, your meetings and appointments in neat

Published on: August 23rd, 2013 Brian Jackson

Why a Toronto startup wants to reinvent online project management

After using a range of unintegrated offerings to run its own digital project management and development solutions business, Toronto’s Hardboot decided to write its own project management suite to help its staff manage

Published on: April 22nd, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Dos and don’ts of project management: part 2

In my previous blog on project management, I talked about project planning. In this blog I will be talking about managing risks and dependencies. In order to deliver a project on time, it

Published on: April 15th, 2013 Catherine Aczel Boivie

Dos and don’ts of project management: part 1

In one of my previous blogs I talked about how to get a project approved. In this blog I'll talk about best practices in managing a project. You'll notice there is lots of

Published on: April 5th, 2013 Catherine Aczel Boivie

The best advice from Adobe Summit 2013

When some of the greatest minds in marketing have advice on the why they are successful, it’s time to take a knee and listen. Last week I took part in Digital Marketing Conference,

Published on: March 14th, 2013 Ashley Huffman

FileTrek offers iPad dashboard for project management

Ottawa-based FileTrek Inc. released a new iPad app that helps managers track both the employees on their team and the files they’re collaborating on yesterday. FileTrek for iPad provides a dashboard that allows

Published on: June 6th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Giving your team ownership

By Francis Moran In our last post, we looked at how Screenreach Interactive is managing its beta testing process to prepare for the launch of a new version of Screach in the near future.

Published on: February 14th, 2012 Francis Moran

Driving steady organic growth on a shoestring

By Francis Moran Many startups with aspirations of grandeur have fallen prey to the temptation to call themselves a “leading provider of ...”. But at Teamly, founder and CEO Scott Allison and his team appreciate that

Published on: November 23rd, 2011 Francis Moran

Are you making the most of your communications people?

By Caroline Kealey In my experience, decision making executives in a variety of sectors often fail to recognize the value their communications people bring to their organization. Often, this arises because the communicators

Published on: April 20th, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

5 best Google Marketplace Apps for business

Google launched its Apps Marketplace back in March, effectively inviting companies to create business software for the cloud that would sit alongside the standard set of Google Apps. Marketplace apps can take data

Published on: November 25th, 2010 Keir Thomas