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How to kill a dead project

Think you might have a zombie IT project on your hands? Killing it can be challenging. It takes just the right mix of forensics and logistical know-how, and a lot of political will.

How to determine, document, and communicate your project scope
Determining, documenting and sharing a project’s scope can be complicated and stressful. Here are a couple of business leaders willing to share how they go about it and what they found to be successful.
How to select the best self-service BI tool for your business

Domo vs. Power BI vs. Qlik Sense vs. QuickSight vs. Tableau: Self-service BI has become the go-to tool for agile, fluid business decisions. Here’s how to select the right platform for your business.

Better safe than sorry: 5 apps for encrypting and shredding files
If you want to protect sensitive data -- especially if you’re sending it via email or via an online service -- one of these programs can help.
Free data visualization with Microsoft Power BI: Your step-by-step guide
We'll show you how to analyze a file with more than two million records of U.S. airline flight delays in this hands-on tutorial with video.
7 things I learned once I built my first PC
Let my minor traumas be your teachable moments.
6 proven project team communication strategies
Projects succeed only if your team is strong, and project teams are strong only if they have effective communication strategies.
11 CRM best practices
Experts in CRM discuss how companies can best serve a mobile, multichannel clientele.
How to enable Android notifications on the Windows 10 preview
The feature is a work in progress, but it offers a hint at how your PC might integrate more deeply with an Android phone.
10 ways to take a controlled approach to Windows 10 deployment
Microsoft is putting the heat on to move to Windows 10, but with the proper planning and the right tools you can smoothly transition on your own timeline
Six steps to achieve an As-a-Service transformation
How the As-a-Service delivery model can increase business value and provide competitive advantage
3 ways to improve security as you embrace containers
A rare opportunity to get application security right