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Organizations large and small are embracing digital transformation. IDC predicts that 40% of all technology spending will be directed to digital transformations. Enterprises will spend more than $2 trillion by 2019. George Westerman, principal research scientist at MIT, defines digital transformation as “a radical rethinking how an organization uses technology and people to fundamentally alter business performance.” Many companies are looking for new ways to make use of emerging technologies like artificial intelligence (AI), cloud computing, and the Internet of Things to improve their business operations. Restaurant chains like Applebee’s and IHOP are testing technologies that allow customers to order […]

Interview with Chris Field: Attracting young people as PM: interview

Chris FieldTomorrow’s International Project Management Day is Chris Field. The UK’s biggest event to celebrate is Synergy. Over 1000 project managers will be converged on the O2 arena in London. Chris Field, the President of the UK PMI Chapter and one the organizers, was my interview. Is project management a good career choice when there is so much doom, gloom, or high unemployment? He had this to say. Chris, why are so many young people choosing project managers? I have no doubt that many young people are entering the profession, in some cases by design and others by accident. When […]