What do I look for when recruiting PMO resources? by Mark Readman (PMO Director/ Head of Governance at GSK)

Mark Readman, PMO Director / Head of Governance, Reporting & Portfolio Management at GSK has recently published his book 'The IT PMO Career - A Roadmap Through to Management', to // // a.mxe)&&f){a.ec++;a.ter.push(f);b=b||{};var...

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Jenrick IT was proud to sponsor the 'Future Fourteen' CIO/CEO event at the RSA on Tuesday 1st July 2014 - a brief synopsis

On Tuesday 1st July 2014, Jenrick IT was proud to sponsor 'Future Fourteen' - an exclusive all-day CIO/CEO event by Richard Chase Events at the RSA in London. This one day event brought together a panel of Global Technology Leaders including the Head of Google Enterprise Cloud Platform, Former...

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IT – A business unit or a business enabler? Part 1 of 4 - Changing the perception of IT, by Sean Curran (former COO of CCLA Investments and former CFO of BGC Brokerage)

Sean Curran, former COO of CCLA Investments and CFO of BGC Brokerage, kindly contributed the following article on the true business value of I.T.: The IT press conveys the impression that the key issues facing the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) today revolve around data, security, the use of...

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Manufacturers' confidence soars by greatest amount since early 70s

Manufacturers' optimism has risen more rapidly than at any point in more than 40 years amidst significant increases in orders, according to the CBI's latest industrial trends survey. It found that a net 33 per cent of manufacturers were more confident about the general business situation than...

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26,000 new financial tech jobs by June

The UK financial services industry should have added 26,000 jobs in the year to June, according to a recent survey. The research, carried out for trade body the CBI, found that employment at the end of the second quarter should be 26,000 higher than a year before, indicating recovering...

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Responsive web design (RWD) - the future of the web or a passing fad?

The Internet has come a long way since those early days of dial-up connections and web surfing. It is now part of our very existence. Whether we are filing tax returns on a train or doing the weekly shopping from the comfort of our beds, the Internet now has a huge hold on all of us. The way we...

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Why projects fail (part 3): death by documentation - by Cliff Moyce (Independent Managment Consultant)

Two of the biggest project failures I have seen had also produced the most documentation I have seen. I don't think it was a coincidence.  I'm not arguing for a direct causal link between project failure and volume of documentation, but I am arguing that a mindset that focuses on recording...

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