Death of Email and Productive Software Replacements in a Business Environment

The ever-changing forms of communication today are making us rethink how we communicate using the old tools and systems surrounding us. Email has been around for years and now is a part of our everyday life creating an “email culture”. But is email slowly dying?   For those of you who are not too familiar with […]

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data science, motive power, project management

What is Data Science?

 “Data science is an interdisciplinary field that uses scientific methods, processes, algorithms, and systems to extract knowledge and insights from many structural and unstructured data”. – Wikipedia To elaborate, Data Science is the ability to take a deeper look at the data and its indicators to develop a strong understanding of what it is that […]

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remote working tips

Managing Your Team Remotely

From creating an actual “Work From Home” handbook to building a supportive culture, there are so many things that need to be created when you take your team out of the office and into the remote work space. How you manage your team once you enter the remote work area is a difficult course to […]

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Successful Remote Working Tips

It’s one thing to work remotely. It’s another to work remotely successfully. Now that the majority of company’s and teams are working remotely, many are finding they might not be so great at it. Remote working has been an increasing trend for years, however, many company’s and workers, prefer to work at an office. A survey from […]

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Tips For Successful Remote Working

Motive Power has fully embraced remote working for all of our employees during the COVID-19 pandemic. While many workers throughout the country have worked remotely here and there, not very many have worked remotely full-time like many workers are today. Face-to-face interaction, new work hours, and setting up an appropriate workspace are all important things […]

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Asking For Help at Work

No matter what type of work you are in, it can be difficult to ask for help. Many times as a project manager it might seem as though you need to be the one that is offering up the help to your coworkers. However, working as a Project Manager (especially a new Project Manager) can […]

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Three Ways To Ensure Your Business is Successful

Organizations wasted almost 12% of their project spending last year due to poor performance, according to a recent report from the Project Management Institute (PMI). In response, project leaders should work to improve their Project Management Technology Quotient (PMTQ), which adds an element of project management to a person’s ability to adapt, manage, and integrate […]

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Growing Demand for Project Related Resources

Is one of your new year resolutions to read more? One of the best ways to up-skill yourself or your workforce is to read a book related to your profession. These books on project management need to make their way onto your 2019 reading list as they provide up-to-date, relevant knowledge on project management.  The Greek […]

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How To Keep Your Employees Motivated

Happy employees can mean so much for your company, but how do you keep employees that work long hours in a high pressure environment happy? The key to keeping people motivated is job satisfaction. Plenty of studies argue that high job satisfaction within an enterprise correlates with motivation and consequently good organisational performance, whereas low […]

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