I came across the below linked article earlier and was more than a little frustrated with it. The central message is that the company involved decided there were no good CMSs available to them and so decided to build their own. Not uncommon but rarely a good idea.

My frustration however is with terminology, the company insists that this is NOT a CMS and that plugins, are a flawed way do approach extending a website.

There is a lot of functionality in Project that many PM’s just don’t use, but should. These are my top ten things every PM should be aware of that will make your lives easier and slightly more fun...

Some of you out there will be lucky enough to be working in an organization that has an effective implementation of MS Project Server. Those lucky few can skip this article, feeling cheerily smug that this is handled for them at an enterprise level…. For the rest of us, there is a lot of functionality within MS Project that typically doesn’t get used, including the ability to import external plans into a single, master plan.

Everyone is talking about google plus, and pretty much all of them are talking about how Google is taking on Facebook. This is particualy true with Facebook anouncing it's panicked reactions to Google+'s scope. Facebook announced a partnership with Skype for a video chat feature. (Considering how flakey text chat is on facebook, its hard to imagine this will be a rousing sucsess) and their attempt to challenge Google's Circles with Beknown. Its no surprise therefore that the Google+/Facebook comparisons are common.

Like all deeply cool people, I occasionally spend my evenings doing some JavaScript coding.....In this instance I wanted to build a simple proof of concept for possible inclusion in one of our clients mobile applications, or at least to understand the feasibility of a particular approach, in this case a Jquery 360 degree product viewer.

I love gadgets. Gizmoes, do-hickies and high-tech toys. Honestly, if they made a touch-screen toaster that tweeted when the toast was done, then I am the target audience.

As such, I find it easy to get caught up in the digital tools available to me in Project Management. I've been looking at iPad Project Management tools, and I feel the loss of Jira's Greenhopper task manager deeply. Give me a problem and i'll try and figure out a way that JQuery can help solve it....

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