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Rich Maltzman: For IT Projects, Contracts Should Be Frequently Updated

The uncertainties inherent in most IT projects make it difficult to project costs accurately. That’s why author and project-management expert Rich Maltzman, PMP, says the best type of contract for an IT project is one that allows for frequent and periodic updates and reconciliations.

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Rich Maltzman: Lack of Visibility is a Problem for IT Project Managers

IT projects are different from construction projects, because you can’t easily see how much progress your team has made. Author and project-management expert Rich Maltzman, PMP, says that lack of visibility can make it tougher to manage costs, but he has some suggestions that can make the task a little easier.

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Christina Kulich-Vamvakas: Social Media Haven’t Changed the Way I Teach

Social media represent a potentially powerful classroom tool. But, as Christina Kulich-Vamvakas, lecturer in Government at Suffolk University, points out, the coming of the Information Age hasn’t changed the essence of good teaching.

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Rich Maltzman: Project Managers Should Be Open to Innovation

Author and project-management expert Rich Maltzman, PMP, advises IT project managers to discourage adding new code haphazardly – but says they should still be open to innovation that can improve the project.

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Rich Maltzman: Dealing With the Unique Challenges of IT Projects

Author and project-management expert Rich Maltzman, PMP, acknowledges that IT projects can present unique problems – but when it comes to solving them, he says, it all comes down to finding the right people.

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Rich Maltzman: How Much Technical Expertise Do Project Managers Need?

Author and project-management expert Rich Maltzman, PMP, talks about the level of technical expertise that project managers need to bring to the table.

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