Can the PMO Justify Its Existence?

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Download Can the PMO justify its existence in 2014 and beyond?

This thought-leadership whitepaper builds mindshare by exploring the apparent decline in the value-proposition of the traditional Program Management Office and its jeopardy in today’s cost-cutting world. It provides suggestions and guidelines to the CIO and IT management for saving the PMO by refocusing its role on aligning IT with the priorities of the business.

Steve Smith is president and principal of the Steven W. Smith Group, providing focused IT transformation solutions and services for companies ranging from start-ups to Fortune 500. His leading-edge technology services have ranged from permanent- and interim-CIO, to building and refocusing PMOs, to mentoring organizations in Risk and Change Management.

The Gravitational Pull of Fast Casual


Download The Gravitational Pull of Fast Casual.

This special report examines the explosion of the Fast Casual restaurant segment and how diners’ changing preferences are impacting all three of the main categories: quick service, fast casual and full service.

This paper, The Gravitational Pull of Fast Casual, takes a closer look at how changing consumer sentiments and expectations gave rise to the star that is fast casual, and how it continues siphoning market share away from quick service and casual dining. It also examines the characteristics of fast casual and the advantages that distinguish it from the traditional quick service and full service segments and delves into the current and predicted future trends for each segment.

Finally, the paper addresses recommended changes that casual dining and fast food restaurants should adopt moving forward to compete and regain lost market share, and ends by exploring ways fast casual must mature in order to sustain its meteoric growth.

Long Range Systems invented the popular guest coaster pager in 1995. Originally found in restaurants, these paging solutions now pair with other LRS technologies, solving service management problems for operators around the world. Since the beginning, LRS has remained dedicated to developing technologies that help service businesses provide a better customer experience. We know that businesses need simple solutions that streamline communications between guests and staff, and from messaging devices to guest management applications, LRS provides a better means for managing customer flow.

Unified Communications Infrastructure Planning

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Download Unified Communications: Can Your Network Handle the Strain?

This thought-leadership whitepaper, commissioned by a leading consulting firm, explores the irresistibility of enterprise unified communications. It discusses the rise of user expectations and demands, the need for refreshed infrastructure, and the key to a successful rollout of mobile UC in your organization.

Note: This white paper is pending layout, design and final publication by the client.

The Judge Group is a privately-owned, leading professional services firm. Across multiple industries throughout the world, Judge is able to deliver the