External Project Management for State Administration and Local Administration

External Project Management for State Administration and Local Administration

“Endless procrastination poses a permanent problem for this society,” says Hynek Orság, an experienced project manager of PROENVAS company. According to him, what are the biggest problems appearing during the digitalization of villages, towns, but also businesses? Why are external project agencies being hired so often for performing project management? Here is the transcription of webcast in which Hynek was interviewed by Petr Juříček from APUtime.
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External Project Management for State Administration and Local Administration
Two-thirds of SMEs have a lower value than their owners think

Two-thirds of SMEs have a lower value than their owners think

Up to 75% of SMEs (small and medium-sized businesses) would experience operational problems if their management were “out of order” for more than a week. The main reason is the absence of automated company management processes that would keep the company running when the management was absent. If such firms were sold, this would lower their value by up to tens of percent.
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Two-thirds of SMEs have a lower value than their owners think
The hardest part about implementing APU in a company is…to choose a name

The hardest part about implementing APU in a company is…to choose a name

In December 2020, when we enabled companies to call their virtual assistant by a name of their choice, we had no idea how important this was.
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The hardest part about implementing APU in a company is…to choose a name
Don’t expect another bulletin board system. APU is a fully autonomous entity. Your virtual colleague with a human face.

Don’t expect another bulletin board system. APU is a fully autonomous entity. Your virtual colleague with a human face.

APUtime has only little to do with common applications for project (time) management: it is a software which operates using an Internet browser or a mobile phone app. However, the way it works is already completely different.
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Don’t expect another bulletin board system. APU is a fully autonomous entity. Your virtual colleague with a human face.
Conversational dilemma: differences between project and process

Conversational dilemma: differences between project and process

What is the difference between a project and a process? How can they be defined, what characterizes them? Let's clarify the differences.
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Conversational dilemma: differences between project and process
5 most common pitfalls of project management

5 most common pitfalls of project management

Successful project management can often be a challenge even for an experienced manager. From the initial planning to the final implementation of projects, there are many difficulties that management must be able to cope with. It can be a big problem keeping us up all night or an issue that did not seem to be important at first. However, in most cases, these situations tend to recur.
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5 most common pitfalls of project management
Harsh bill for involuntary procrastination

Harsh bill for involuntary procrastination

According to our surveys, in 2020, each employee wasted about one third of their working time per day. It costs companies USD 543 (CZK 11,566) per person every month.
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Harsh bill for involuntary procrastination
Lean administration

Lean administration

Every organization has to manage its work, employees, and processes so that the company operations run smoothly and efficiently.Business management targets supporting those core processes that bring added value to companies.
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Lean administration
Kanban (wait, what is it?)

Kanban (wait, what is it?)

Wait, what is it? Have you ever heard about it? Kanban in general is a lean method to manage and improve work across human based systems. But why so many new words? What is the lean method? No worries, we got you. Lean manufacturing or lean production is a systematic method originating in the Japanese manufacturing industry for the minimization of waste within systems without sacrificing productivity.
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Kanban (wait, what is it?)
Project vs process

Project vs process

Even though the word “process” has become an important part of ecommerce vernacular, there is still confusion in many circles around how specifically to define it, with some even confusing it with what is meant by project. We feel it is very important to clarify the difference between them, especially as the implementation of automation and more advanced software solutions becomes the staple.
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Project vs process