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Posted Jul 6, 2014 at Automation Centre
Automation Centre launch new TrackerSuite.Net 4.2 business software A New Version of the leading Cloud-Based Project and Office Management Software, TrackerSuite, will be released July 1st. Major improvements to security, resource scheduling, and data analytics. Automation Centre, a leading provider of advanced team collaboration software, today announced the release of... Continue reading
Posted Jun 11, 2014 at Automation Centre
We are just wrapping up our product release and thought we would give everyone a look at our release themes. 1- Better Security and Enterprise Cloud Integration a. Complete revamp passes to AppScan for C2 class security required by government agencies. b. Three levels of security (High, Medium, Low). c.... Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2014 at Automation Centre
It looks like Microsoft is starting to lose market share in corporate and government IT shops. Bill Gates won't have to end his retirement; however, because Microsoft is still the 2,000 pound gorilla with over 80% of the operating systems used for business. Browsers are much more diverse IT workers... Continue reading
Posted Jan 12, 2014 at Automation Centre
The City of Boston moves 76,000 to Google email and apps! Boston city employees, police, teachers, and students will be using Gmail and Google Apps according to Bill Oates, CIO, City of Boston. Finally, large orginizations are starting to get it: “Cloud Computing makes business sense.” This is a... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2014 at Automation Centre
2013 is almost over and thank goodness! 2013 was a year of incredible dysfunction. In my lifetime, I have never seen anything like it. 2013 brought almost catastrophic political, business, and social dysfunction. Unfortunately, our industry/Information Technology made all of this possible. In 2013, the census department discovered that 2011... Continue reading
Posted Dec 31, 2013 at Automation Centre
Prediction cloud computing takes off in 2014 Continue reading
Posted Dec 9, 2013 at Automation Centre
Happy Halloween! Last year, we told the tale of a project manager with a very bad habit. Today, we'll take a stroll on the technical side. Here's the door, it's right next to the server room. Do you dare enter... the IT Chamber of Horrors? If your organization is feeling... Continue reading
Posted Oct 30, 2013 at Automation Centre
Regular project meetings are necessary for the success of any important project. While ongoing, individual communication among team members via phones, IM and email, is also important, gathering the whole team together (even in just a teleconference) on a weekly basis to discuss the project’s goals, progress and issues, is... Continue reading
Posted Oct 18, 2013 at Automation Centre
We came across the presentation below on "mega trends" that impact the IT departments of every company in the world. These trends include Mobile, Social, Cloud, Apps and Big Data. 50 Powerful Statistics About Tech Mega Trends Affecting Every Business A number of interesting items that came up, including: People... Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2013 at Automation Centre
Our CEO, Steven Birchfield, shared his thoughts on what makes or breaks product innovations, on Continue reading
Posted Sep 16, 2013 at Automation Centre
Gartner has released its “hype cycle” for 2013, with a focus on growing integration in the relationship of humans and machines. From Gartner: “The Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies report is the longest-running annual Hype Cycle, providing a cross-industry perspective on the technologies and trends that senior executives, CIOs, strategists,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 22, 2013 at Automation Centre included TrackerSuite.Net in its new product news! Continue reading
Posted Aug 13, 2013 at Automation Centre sat down with Steven Birchfield, Automation Centre CEO, to discuss the mobile capabilities of TrackerSuite.Net 4.1. “A lot of businesses squawk about the added level of compliance,” said Steve Birchfield, CEO, Automation Centre, in an interview with Mobile Enterprise. “If you are willing to put in a thoughtfully implemented... Continue reading
Posted Aug 13, 2013 at Automation Centre
Tips for building stronger customer relationships. Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2013 at Automation Centre
We're pleased to announce that Network World has listed TrackerSuite.Net as a Product of the Week! Continue reading
Posted Jul 29, 2013 at Automation Centre
While Superman might make an excellent project manager, with his super-strength for managing heavy workloads, lightning speed for completing tasks, or x-ray vision for discovering potential issues and risks, he obviously has a lot on his plate already in the way of alien invasions, super-villains, Lois Lane, etc. Fortunately, superpowers... Continue reading
Posted Jul 23, 2013 at Automation Centre
While the following list is neither mandatory nor all inclusive, if you find that four or five of these traits apply to you, then a career in leading projects may be waiting for you. You’re organized. You keep your information (budgets, schedules, tasks, documents and files) centralized and accessible, whether... Continue reading
Posted Jul 8, 2013 at Automation Centre
“Where liberty is, there is my country.” - Benjamin Franklin Automation Centre hopes you enjoy the celebration of our nation's founding on July 4th, with your family and friends. With warm regards, The Automation Centre Team Continue reading
Posted Jul 4, 2013 at Automation Centre
Are your employees working as effectively as they could be? While a few idle minutes could be expected, according to a survey from of 1000 employees, nearly 35% of them spent anywhere from a 30 minutes to several hours on non-work activity, usually Web surfing. There are a number... Continue reading
Posted Jun 21, 2013 at Automation Centre
History has shown the impact of disruptive technologies is nothing the sniff at. Last week the McKinsey Global Institute released a report forecasting the financial effects of disruptive technologies over the next twelve years, and the results are impressive, to say the least. These results are based on a variety... Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2013 at Automation Centre
There are many reasons for a projects going astray, and if your initiative has lost its way, you certainly aren’t alone. In a commissioned study for IBM in 2011, Forrester Consulting discovered that in the United States, 25% of IT projects were over-budget and behind schedule. Keeping a project on... Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2013 at Automation Centre
The success of a project lies largely in the hands of the team executing it, so why not make sure those hands are exceptionally capable? Taking an “A Team” approach to building your project teams can not only help ensure the success of your current initiatives, but can also help... Continue reading
Posted May 20, 2013 at Automation Centre
Earlier this week, Google CEO Eric Schmidt made waves with his announcement that the entire world would be online by 2020. Considering that the Internet user base grew about 400% between 2002 and 2012, his prediction isn't necessarily unrealistic. The origin of the Internet can be traced back to the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 18, 2013 at Automation Centre