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Jan Birley

Jan holds a PhD in computing and started out in software development and IT training. She built a strong career as a project and program manager focusing on IT in the Health Service sector. Jan specializes in taking greenfield and immature services/departments to effective business-as-usual operation and is currently responsible for the delivery of clinical assessment forms into a high profile clinical system. Jan has authored 100′s of articles on project-management related topics.

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    Project Collaboration hits the Movies!

    Tech Hunt, a Genesis Flux productions film produced by Divided Productions movie, is due for release this year.  Directed by Chris Cronin and featuring the impressive stunt horse team, Atkinson Action Horses, this low budget film is aiming for release later this year. Production on the movie began in March […]

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    What is Workshifting?

    Workshifting is a term that is being used to describe the practice of supporting distributed & remote working, as the business world makes ever increasing moves in this direction. With the fast moving IT world at our disposal, our day to day business activities can, essentially be carried out anywhere. […]

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    Central Desktop – Managing Your Project Risks

    Central Desktop is a comprehensive project management tool, available over the internet, on demand, supporting team collaboration and sharing of information – essential components in the delivery of any successful project.  What’s often missing , though, from online project management tools is dedicated risks & issues management functionality that is […]

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    Revamp for Facebook Happy Birthday Songs iPhone App

    Happy Birthday is probably the most posted type of message on Facebook and it’s easy for individual messages to be lost in the crowd. Happy Birthday Songs is a neat little app from App-Easy that lets its users post a birthday song message to their Facebook friends.  The version of […]

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    TeamLab Introduces New Affilate Program

    TeamLab has now introduced its new Affiliate Program allowing its existing clients to earn extra revenue through commission from advertising TeamLab Office within their own websites, social media sites and other places.

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    WORKetc and its New Social Media Integration

    WORKetc, the powerful, cloud based, project management application, is now integrating itself with social media sites to bring huge benefits to its client base. Using a data-matching algorithm from a 3rd party, WORKetc will now import contacts from Facebook, Twitter and Linkedin, bringing in their name and location, along with […]

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    Making Money out of iPhone Apps

    The market for iPhone & iPad apps is huge – it is worldwide and extends to multi-millions of potential users. The problem is, the space filled with apps competing to get noticed by that potentially huge market is now extremely crowded and is becoming more so by the day! So […]

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    UK-Based Equinox-Apps to Sponsor Eventing Prizes

    Equinox-Apps, producers of equestrian related iPhone and iPad apps, is to sponsor British Eventing prizes for the Junior and Pony National Championships that will take place at the end of the 2013 season.

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    Wrike Introduces Change Tracking to its Real-time Collaborative Editor

    Wrike is popular cloud based project management application that supports collaboration across distributed teams. Its functionality covers most of what you might expect from a comprehensive project management application, including creating and managing a project schedule, prioritization of activities, along with the ability to discuss and track the progress of […]

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    Stripe – the new alternative to PayPal?

    For companies that offer a software as a service (SaaS) product over the internet for customers who pay a monthly or annual subscription there is not a whole load of choice outside of dealing directly with credit cards (which can be an expensive and complicated choice).