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MESSAGE FROM sajid A. khan


Founder of PM Community

Dear Group Members,

Rapid digital transformation that saw years of innovation in a very short turnaround time period is something that was highly unforeseen. There are many companies that are shifting their models and technologies are getting adopted almost overnight. This phenomenon will not stop especially in some areas such as AI, which is already seeing rapid acceleration.

AI is seeing notable momentum across use cases and is becoming an increasingly normal part of human life even in a year that is anything but normal. It’s my belief that the coming year will be a big year for AI growth where many independent AI applications will deliver insights, efficiencies and cost savings for the digital marketplace.

From a technological point of view, 2021 looks to be another year of strong adoption and expanding use cases for artificial intelligence.

If you need any help with implementation of advanced technologies for your business, please feel free to reach out to me directly.

Thank you very much for your time and continued support.

Best Regards,

Sajid A. Khan, Your Business Partner

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Better Decision-Making In Times Of Change

Decision-making has accelerated at companies since Covid-19 and the stakes are high. Three things are helping companies meet the challenge.

Make Tax Planning a Part of Your Company’s Risk Management Strategy

Three strategies for boards.

Use Social Design to Help Your Distributed Team Self-Organize

For your organization to reach its new normal, you’ll need to take a human-centric, bottom-up approach.

Why Your Marketing Campaigns Must be Centered on Content Going Forward

The pandemic has challenged the fundamentals of business and marketing practices.


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MESSAGE FROM sajid A. khan


Founder of PM Community

Dear Group Members,

Due to the shift to working from home, executives need to thoughtfully consider how to handle the deepening security gaps coupled with disparate computer systems. There are sophisticated software tools that can catch attacks from malignant employees as well as predict how to train and help employees when poor outcomes occur due to accidental employee behavior, such sending a mistaken file or leaving a digital door unlocked.

Employers who carefully implement trusted ways to maintain critical visibility into employee activity for the purpose of security can provide a stable and efficient working environment. Ensuring open communication along with a commitment to a human-centric security deployment approach offers an environment that furthers employer-employee relationships by increasing trust, promoting teamwork and creating unity as organizations look to accomplish their greater goals.

During times like this, please take care of yourselves and your loved ones. I know that we’re going to get through this together.

Be safe and be well!

Sincerely,

Sajid A. Khan, Your Business Partner

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What Is B2B Sales? Effect of Digitization on B2B Sales

For B2B companies to remain competitive, they must be able to adapt and change as quickly as new technologies emerge. All while tracking customer activity to ensure they deliver an online experience that will keep them engaged and buying. To achieve true digitization, digital selling must be viewed as an ever-changing and continuous process.

14 Project Management Tips For New Tech Leaders

While a new tech leader can use trial and error to eventually pin down the right project management strategies for their organization, a faster path would be to turn to experienced tech leaders for their insights.

10 Tips on Making Money With Things You Already Own

Make passive income with items and living space you aren't using.

Put Employees at the Center of Your Post-Pandemic Digital Strategy

Losing talent is your number one risk.


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MESSAGE FROM sajid A. khan


Founder of PM Community

Dear Group Members,

According to a recent study just under a third of organizations use artificial intelligence for multiple business functions. New technologies and concepts have recently come to the market to help accelerate and improve the AI implementation process. While most of these technologies are still maturing, they have already delivered significant benefits to the organizations that have adopted them. Scaling AI transformations appears to be the most important challenge in this arena and the key limiting factor here is that AI projects are typically human-workload intensive, resulting in lengthy and expensive projects.

At times like these please take care, stay positive and find sometime for having fun and smiling. It is challenging operating under the current restrictions but I am confident we will get through this, together.

Be safe and be well!

Sincerely,

Sajid A. Khan, Your Business Partner

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MicroAgility Receives 2020 Best of Princeton Award

MicroAgility has been selected as the winner of the “2020 Best of Princeton Award” in the Strategy Execution Services category by the Princeton Award Program. MicroAgility is amongst a small group of companies that have won the Best of Princeton Award for 12 consecutive years.

Start Stopping Faster

Ending wasteful projects sooner will save money — and free you to pursue better opportunities.

Become an Effective Project Manager with This 51-Hour Bootcamp

Learn how to reduce waste and streamline operations.

Sustaining Productivity in a Virtual World

Maintaining productivity levels among remote employees is an enduring challenge. Here are five ways to help people and businesses thrive in the post-pandemic world of work.


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MESSAGE FROM sajid A. khan


Founder of PM Community

Dear Group Members,

No organization can afford to sit back and ignore the potential of artificial intelligence (AI). Yet, rushing to adopt AI just because the technology exists can be just as damaging to a business. To fully realize the potential of AI, you need to approach it with a clear business goal or need in mind. In other words, you need to identify and narrow down to the most valuable AI opportunities for your business. It can even mean your approach could be quite different from that of your competitors. Therefore, you should take those steps which involves looking at what your business is trying to achieve, what unique challenges your business is facing and then identifying potential solutions through AI.

At times like these, the problems list can be long for all of us; however, I am convinced that we will get through this as long as we do not lose our self-confidence and our energy. It is all in our hands.

Be safe and be well!

Sincerely,

Sajid A. Khan, Your Business Partner

 

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6 Tips for Choosing the Right Implementation Partner

Bringing about a major change within an organization requires careful planning, execution, and management. Forming an alliance with the right provider will not just see to the proper implementation of desired changes, but also enhance the chances of early and widespread adoption of new technologies that will help give your organization a competitive edge.

How To Achieve Business Friction Modernization While Cutting Costs And Time To Market

With more people at home depending on essential services in new ways, we’re facing a sense of urgency to optimize IT and business agility.

Is Your Organization Ready for Permanent WFH?

Some jobs just don't require an office.

Sustaining Productivity in a Virtual World

Maintaining productivity levels among remote employees is an enduring challenge. Here are five ways to help people and businesses thrive in the post-pandemic world of work.


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MESSAGE FROM sajid A. khan


Founder of PM Community

Dear Group Members,

Artificial intelligence (AI) is increasingly being used to analyze data and deep learning (DL) is one of the more complex aspects of AI. Artificial intelligence does not exist on its own. It is a technology that fits into a larger solution to address a business issue. No market is able to sustain relevancy while remaining stagnant. How and when to update deep learning systems, as they are used in more and more places, has become of paramount importance. The ability to analyze the data sets is critical both for initial feature engineering and as an ongoing process to keep the systems relevant and accurate.

At times like these, the problems list can be long for all of us but I am convinced that we will get through this as long as we do not lose our self-confidence and our energy. It is all in our hands.

Be safe and be well!

Sincerely,

Sajid A. Khan, Your Business Partner

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The Third Commandment Of Strategic Planning: Write A Goals, Strategies And Action Plan

Here's how to write a goals, strategies and action plan (GSAP).

7 Strategies for Promoting Collaboration in a Crisis

Research-based advice for leaders.

Management lessons of The True Believer

A 20th-century working-class philosopher has a lot to teach modern workers — and managers — about finding meaning in life, and on the job.

How Higher Education is a Primary Source of Innovation for Today's Startups

Here are some of the ways higher education is taking on a bigger role within the entrepreneurial business environment.


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MESSAGE FROM sajid A. khan


Founder of PM Community

Dear Group Members,

One of the many benefits of using artificial intelligence is to help us view societal problems from a different perspective. While there’s been many conversations about how AI might be misused, we must not overlook the many ways AI can be used for good. Artificial intelligence, powered by deep-learning algorithms, is already in use in healthcare and also being used to predict the development of diseases across a healthcare network. Knowing the reality that as our global issues are complex so AI is providing us with a valuable tool to augment human efforts to come up with solutions to vexing problems.

These are challenging times, but we will get through them. Let’s look after each other so we can come through this crisis stronger than when we went into it.

Be safe and be well!

Sincerely,

Sajid A. Khan, Your Business Partner

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To Lead in a Changed World, Make Yourself Essential

Companies that invest in digital capabilities and act on necessities will thrive in a challenging environment.

7 Tips to Manage Freelancers Efficiently in a Post-COVID-19 World

Managing remote workers and independent contractors requires processes, planning, and reliable services to make sure nothing falls through the cracks.

Good Project Manager Vs. Bad Project Manager

IT projects are sponsored by stakeholders who represent various functional areas within the organization, and it is imperative for a project manager to be able to navigate these waters effectively.

What PwC is Doing to Stand up Against Racism

A framework for coping — both cognitively and emotionally.


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MESSAGE FROM sajid A. khan


Founder of PM Community

Dear Group Members,

AI is becoming an increasingly important part of our daily lives. From intelligent assistants to facial recognition, AI technology is starting to permeate all sorts of our personal interactions. With the sudden boost in AI usage, people are beginning to question just how safe this technology actually is. In many instances, AI and machine learning have the potential to provide significant benefit to end-users. However, we have reason to be concerned that there is the potential of AI systems going wrong. The future of artificial intelligence can be either exciting or worrisome, depending on who you talk to. Some believe that AI may take over humanity, while others believe that we’re far from AI achieving anything close to human intelligence. Will AI be our final discovery? All we can do is stay educated and keep the discussions around AI flowing for now.

These are unsettling times and COVID-19 is very evidently impacting our personal and professional lives but please prioritize the health and safety of yourselves and others in your community, always.

Be safe and be well!

Sincerely,

Sajid A. Khan, Your Business Partner

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4 Trends To Watch In Project Management And Productivity

Every business looks to boost its productivity. A few trends promise that an increase is within every entrepreneur’s reach.

How to “Re-engineer” Your Business for Safety

Apply this ‘90s business principle to your company’s reopening strategy.

How To Ensure Your Business Opens and Stays Open

Take these steps to maintain continuity during this crisis and future emergencies.

What PwC is Doing to Stand up Against Racism

Leaders of companies must act, using their privilege, platforms, and resources to help solve the most entrenched problems plaguing society.


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MESSAGE FROM sajid A. khan


Founder of PM Community

Dear Group Members,

Organizations throughout the world, whether they are public or private, are taking measures to contain and mitigate COVID-19. These actions can involve the processing of different types of personal data. Timely action can serve as employee data protection preparation for the future. A proactive approach to privacy and data protection helps organizations increase efficiency, compliance & trust, and the pandemic we are witnessing should give rise to doubling down on what we do with our workforce information governance. As this crisis will pass, it is important to operate now and in the future with the best interests of employee data privacy in mind with transparency, lawfulness and fairness. This is especially important as you balance the needs to collect and process workforce data with the data privacy rights of the employee.

These are unsettling times and COVID-19 is very evidently impacting our personal and professional lives, and those that we love. It’s challenging operating under the current restrictions but I am confident we will get through this together.

Be safe and be well!

Sincerely,

Sajid A. Khan, Your Business Partner

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Happy Memorial day

Surely there is no more fitting way to honor those who gave their lives in service to their country than to celebrate the very qualities for which they died. Here are some inspirational quotes from learned people and scriptures .We hope you enjoy reading these quotes. Have a great Memorial Day Weekend!

5 Lean Internet Marketing Tips For Turbulent Times

Lean thinking in general is about making smarter decisions in the areas where time, energy, and money are being spent. Here is some expert tips to help your business through difficult times.

To Build Agility, Engage your Organization One Team at a Time

Help your employees respond to COVID-19 and future crises by focusing on the established groups at the core of your business.

How Leaders Nurture Emotional Well-Being During Times Of Crisis

Working virtually offers new challenges to communication. Make sure you are clear.


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MESSAGE FROM sajid A. khan


Founder of PM Community

Dear Group Members,

New technologies demand nearly zero latency and 100% dependability. With the growth of technologies like 5G, IoT, autonomous vehicles, sensors, and augmented or virtual reality, the number of internet-connected devices may expand. The real-time speeds required for these devices and applications, especially life-dependent critical systems like public services, hospital monitors or self-driving cars cannot be compromised. Edge computing, which brings resources closer to the end-users can help solve this problem and reduce overall network bandwidth constraints. While this will be a decade-long push, the edge build out is already happening. As 5G development and deployment is already in progress, large companies are already building their own edge networks and making significant advances.

As COVID-19 continues to impact communities around the world, people are coming together to help one another now more than ever. So let us be thankful to all the people who are working to save lives and keep communities safe during this pandemic.

There will be days of toughness, but be sure they won’t last.

Be safe and be well!

Sincerely,

Sajid A. Khan, Your Business Partner

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How to Respond When a Crisis Becomes the New Normal

As the world comes to grips with the effects of COVID-19, businesses can focus on six areas in order to help both their people and their bottom line.

Coronavirus Is a Wake-Up Call for Supply Chain Management

Start mapping your suppliers in depth - now.

COVID-19: How to ensure Business Continuity and Manage Risks?

In this situation, it is crucial for the business to react as quickly as possible in order to minimize impacts and other associated risks, and at the same time, prepare the organization for the further development of COVID-19 pandemic and its possible scenarios.

Interested In A Career In Project Management? Three Ways To Test Your Readiness

As a Project Manager, leading teams to a successful project outcome is challenging and rewarding. But it’s not for everyone. A bit of research will go a long way to ensuring it’s the right move for you.


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MESSAGE FROM sajid A. khan


Founder of PM Community

Dear Group Members,

Identities are the new security perimeter, making the integration of network technologies and security essential for any organization.

The cyber security industry has seen many progressive and well connected next-generation products recently appear in the market along with the services that support them. In order for those products and services to succeed, the organizations creating them need to create tighter integration between network technology and security.

The future of digital business is being built on the foundation of smart, connected, contextually intelligent products and real-time services that enhance and add value to customer experiences. The disconnect between IT and security needs to be fixed so existing new digital business models can flourish and grow.

In addition to the immeasurable suffering and loss of life, the best cure for global health challenge Coronavirus (COVID-19) is prevention. This is our moral responsibility to contribute and add our efforts to eliminate its spread not only for our own well-being but for society as a whole.

There will be days of toughness, but be sure they won’t last.

Be safe and be well!

Sincerely,

Sajid A. Khan, Your Business Partner

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Inspirational Quotes to help you get Through Crisis such as COVID-19 Pandemic

There are two things we know about all crises: each one is different and each one does end. This too shall pass, God willing.

Things to Know before starting Your Management Consulting Career

It’s an resourceful field and demand for management consultants only seems to grow as time goes on.

Use Data to Revolutionize Project Planning

Overcome your inclination to overpromise and under-deliver.

This Is What It Takes To Become A Successful Management Consultant

Do you think you might want a career as a management consultant but aren’t quite sure if you’re cut out for it? Are you currently a management consultant but desire to broaden your portfolio and gain the necessary credibility to advance to the senior ranks?

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Restructuring Tips From Winter Harbor

Source: ceotodaymagazine.com


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MESSAGE FROM sajid A. khan


Founder of PM Community

Dear Group Members,

New technologies including artificial intelligence (AI), virtual reality, the Internet of Things (IoT) and edge computing, are driving adoption in rapid cycles. These new waves of technology, a growing cloud base and the radical geopolitical scene of 2020 are poised to challenge nations, industries, organizations and even individuals inadvertently.

Unfortunately, many companies are not well prepared to face these challenges, relying on security practices and baselines that are all over the map. For organizations relying on obsolete and inadequate IT systems that are rarely updated and barely protected, the risk of cyber-attack is higher than ever. Organizations must step up to the cyber threat challenges ahead by putting proactive missions into action by knowing what threats lurk ahead for our ever-evolving and advancing IT landscape.

Are you facing such challenges? Please join discussions at our communities and groups related to these challenges.

Thank you very much for your time and continued support.

Sincerely,

Sajid A. Khan, Your Business Partner

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What To Do When Your Virtual Manager Only Gives You Praise

You may think it’s easier to have a virtual leader—rather than a hovering boss—giving you feedback.

6 Questions to Ask Before Starting a Big Project

If you could manage data more effectively, you could manage risk, efficiency or whatever comes your way.

Stop Dropping the Baton during Business Transitions

How to avoid the destructive effects of handoffs.

This Project Management App Can Help Your Business Crush Its 2020 Goals

Goals by KeepSolid keeps your entire team aligned towards universal goals.


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MESSAGE FROM sajid A. khan


Founder of PM Community

Dear Group Members,

The holiday season is now over and it’s time to resume achieving your objectives for this year and beyond.

Analytics is probably the most important tool a company has to gain customer insights. This is why the Big Data industry is set to reach over $273 Billion by 2023 and so many have heavily invested in not only collecting data, but enabling data for the enterprise.

As AI and machine learning continue to develop, the way we use analytics also continues to grow and change. While in the past, businesses focused on harvesting descriptive data about their customers and products; now, they’re pulling both predictive and prescriptive learnings from the information they gather. We don’t always need complex algorithms running on our data. Sometimes we just want to know where our financials stand or how much traffic our social media pages are getting.

On behalf of MicroAgility, Inc., I wish you all the best for 2020.

Thank you very much for your time and continued support.

Best Regards,

Sajid A. Khan

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Modeling and Simulation Approach for Corporate Improved Decision Making

The reasons may be different, but a clear program for making changes, formulated and supported by the top management of the company, creating a sense of confidence among the employees in the future, involving them in the development of decisions and appropriate compensation to the participants in the work on changes can significantly increase the likelihood of success.

How To Manage Risk With Business Intelligence

If you could manage data more effectively, you could manage risk, efficiency or whatever comes your way.

The 4 Essential Components of Any Successful Side Hustle

As algorithms get smarter, who will be the winners and losers on Wall Street?

Managing the Social Butterfly in Your Office

Without clipping their wings.

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Kim Ann Mink, Chairman, President and CEO Innophos

Source: theceomagazine.com