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The Keys to Effective Project Governance Leadership
Project Sponsor.com conducted a three-year research program on project governance. The findings turned up some surprising facts on how project governance is approached and applied in businesses today, and shed some light on what is required for project governance to be effective.
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The Convergence of ERP and Field Services—One Vendor’s Leadership
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5 Tips to Effective Succession Planning
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