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I’m delighted to find myself in Pursuit Magazine this week in the category of technological Disruptors.  I sat for an interview a few days ago and talked about how my company HMS Software is weathering the pandemic and how we’ve been able to adjust to remote work and how the impact on our TimeControl clients has affected us. You can read the article in its entirety at: pursuit.ca/business-politics/the-disruptors-chris-vandersluis/

Many of us have spent all our energy and attention in the last 3-4 weeks organizing our businesses and organizations to work remotely.  Contingency plans that were made long ago have had to be executed.  Business Continuity plans you hadn’t completed have had to be finalized and put into action in a hurry.  It’s been a lot of adapting on the fly and by all the clients and business contacts we have spoken to, it…

In the last few weeks we have seen numerous clients and other organizations move to having their workers work from home.  For some of these organizations this has been a smooth and seamless transition.  For others not so much.  As we’ve described on our blog in my own firm HMS, the move from working on premise to working remotely has been very easy but this is because we had already put a plan in place…

Managing projects remotely used to be an oxymoron but over the last 20 years, creating a project team that is not co-located has slowly brought project managers into a world where they may only see their team face-to-face rarely. With the advent of Covid-19 and restrictions on movement around the world, project management at a distance has become an essential skill. For some project managers who are new to such management, they may tend to…