AWS acquires Security Firm Founded By NSA Vets

Amazon Web Services (AWS), has acquired a security software company with close ties to U.S. National Security Agency. Sqrrl Data, a Cambridge, Mass.-based company, announced its acquisition by AWS in a notice posted to its Web site this week. “We are thrilled to announce that Sqrl was acquired by Amazon. In a note, Mark Terenzoni, CEO of Sqrl, stated that […]

Book Review: Complete Guide to the PMP Exam

(This post contains affiliate hyperlinks. Please read my full disclosure. Henrique Moura’s PMP (r) study guide is simply known as the PMP Exam Complete Book. It is a complete guide for preparing for the exam. It begins with a context and overview of the whole thing. Then it dives into the knowledge areas and process groups. Henrique Moura, a project […]

Book review: PM Crash Course

(This post contains affiliate hyperlinks. Please read my full disclosure. “Don’t waste your time reading this book unless it is something you can actually use!” Rita Mulchay warns in chapter one of PMCrash Course: Premier Edition. “Make your decision now! Are you a project manager who can take on more responsibility? This book is a long, high-five-worthy read. Mulcahy can […]

Book Review: Optimizing Human Capital through a Strategic Project Office

(This post contains affiliate hyperlinks. Please read my full disclosure. I regret giving this book away. It’s a desk reference that I use for my current job, managing project managers. It’s very, very helpful. Optimizing Human Capital with a Strategic Project Office by Jeannette Cabanis–Brewin has an awkwardly long subtitle. It is also rather boring, with an outdated looking cover. […]

Book review: Naked Conversations

(This post contains affiliate hyperlinks. Please read my full disclosure. Naked Conversations explores the human consequences of blogging technology. It is not a technical book, and does not cover all aspects of creating and maintaining a blog. This is because blogging tools are so simple that a manual is unnecessary. It was written by two self-confessed blog champions, so the […]

Book Review: Managing Projects: A team-based approach

(This post contains affiliate hyperlinks. Please read my full disclosure. Over the past 5 years, I have read many project management books. This is my 65th book review. You can find all my project management book reviews here. Karen B. has written Managing Projects: a Team-Based Approach, a text book. Brown and Nancy Lea Hyer. It is a text book […]

Book Review: Portfolio Management

(This post contains affiliate hyperlinks. Please read my full disclosure. This book is part the OGC’s stable of Best Management Practices Guides. Sitting alongside PRINCE2(r) and MSP(r), Management of Portfolios (MoP(r)) looks at–unsurprisingly–managing portfolios of projects and balancing organisational change. What are portfolios and portfolio management? The book explains this in the following: Portfolios are the sum of all the […]

How Top Organizations Used Curiosity To Revamp Corporate Culture – Digital Project Manager

The world has changed. Why is this happening? Smartsheet transforms your work. It is crucial to recognize the importance to foster curiosity in employees, especially in a time of innovation-struggled organizations. Leaders know that maintaining status quo thinking can lead to inefficiency and even damage to their organization’s culture. Even the most successful companies can fall prey to the status-quo […]

Hive vs Mavenlink: Comparison and Review for 2022

Introduction When people think of modern project management tools, Mavenlink and Hive are two common names. While they share many similarities, they also have their own unique features that make them stand out. This article will help you choose between Hive or Mavenlink software products. My goal is to help you decide which of Mavenlink and Hive will be best […]

Hive Review 2022: Top Features, Expert Opinion, + Demo Video

Hive is a project management platform which can create Gantt charts and calendars, task list, and other project planning graphs. Summary Hive is a brand new project management tool on the market. It was founded by John Furneaux, Eric Typaldos and was launched in 2015. This tool is part project management, part AI. It combines features such as automated task […]