Key to feedback: Recognising your achievements

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I’m hoping a lot of you have been able to take your feedback and compliments a little to heart. And I’m hoping more of you have taken the plunge and asked your colleagues — remote and office — for feedback. But in case you’re still struggling with it all, perhaps your issue is my former […]

Assureurs européens et RGPD : garder le sens des priorités

Dès le mois de mai 2018, les assureurs européens seront confrontés à de nouvelles règles régissant la gestion des données clients. Jusqu’à présent, personne ne sait vraiment quel sera l’impact réel de la nouvelle réglementation sur le fonctionnement de ces entreprises. Cependant, il est assez clair que les règles placeront la barre plus haut concernant […]

How to embrace feedback in the workplace

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As promised in my last blog, let’s talk about taking your feedback personally. Bear with me here. One method we can use, is something called the “feedback sandwich.” The basic concept is that the “bread” is the positive things and the “meat” in the middle is the improvements bit. You start off positive, you give […]

It’s time to get certified (and get recognised) in project management

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With the Program Management Improvement and Accountability Act signed into law in the U.S. and the awarding of a Royal Charter to the Association of Project Management, there has never been a better time to get certified within the project management industry. Recognition within our PM practice can be hard and sometimes daunting. Getting certified […]

The key questions and considerations of enterprise mobility reporting

Enterprise reporting for mobility services involves considerably more than knowing the number of devices in use. In fact, a view into a range of details is critical to enterprise security and workplace effectiveness. The ultimate goal of mobile device management (MDM) is safe, secure handling of corporate data by device users, and enterprise reporting for […]

L’emancipazione della donna nel Fintech

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Xchanging, una società di DXC Technology, ha una lunga esperienza nella fornitura di servizi nel settore assicurativo, trasformando le operazioni di uno dei più antichi mercati di Londra, in un sistema basato nell’arte del digitale. Così come molti fornitori ITO e BPO e per la natura amministrativa di questi tipi di servizi, le nostre statistiche […]

Les Fintech donnent le pouvoir aux femmes

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Xchanging, une société de DXC Technology, détient une longue expérience en matière de prestation de services dans le secteur de l’assurance. L’entreprise transforme notamment la documentation 100% papier de l’un des plus vieux marchés de Londres en une machine à la pointe de la technologie numérique. Quand nous comparons nos données avec celles de la […]

Winning strategies for using open source and intellectual property

The terms “open source” and “intellectual property” (IP) appear, on the surface, to be opposites. The purpose of this blog is to examine this and understand how and when to use open source and IP. At the simplest level, IP in a corporation means that output created by employees is owned by the organisation, and […]

Managing information flow: How much is enough?

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Controlling the flow of information for projects, programs and portfolios is a key core competency of a program manager. Too much information, and tasks can spiral out of control, meetings can cascade down rabbit holes and deadlines can recede into the distance. Too little information, and team members can start to feel isolated, decisions need […]

Greyscales of confidence

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In my post last month we talked about the importance of saying “no” to avoid workplace burnout. But saying “no,” especially to a superior, or even a colleague you like and get on with, takes a certain amount of confidence. Let’s not pretend saying “no” is easy. What if you need those people later on? […]