12 Project Management and Collaboration Tools Managing a project has never been easier, thanks to some great online collaboration tools. Whether you’re working on a single project with a small team or scheduling a full slate of group projects, you can access affordable solutions to meet your needs and keep your project on track. Here is a list of online project management and collaboration tools. There are project management suites and workspaces, group task-managers, and collaborative productivity and conferencing applications. Producteev Producteev is a social task management solution for teams. Podio Podio is an online work platform for users to create workspaces and collaborate. Teambox Teambox is a single place for shared tasks, discussions and files. Trello Trello is a free collaborative task and project manager. Flow Flow is a task management tool with real-time collaboration features. Conceptboard Conceptboard provides centralized whiteboards for teams to collaborate on visual ideas. Basecamp BinFire Projecturf Wiggio Zoho Google Apps
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Fact Sheet: the Obama Administration Announces Efforts to Combat Human Trafficking at Home and Abroad The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release September 25, 2012 “It ought to concern every person, because it’s a debasement of our common humanity. “Our fight against human trafficking is one of the great human rights causes of our time, and the United States will continue to lead it…” --President Barack Obama, September 25, 2012 In March 2012, President Obama directed his Cabinet to redouble the Administration’s efforts to eliminate human trafficking, which afflicts more than 20 million people around the world, including in communities here at home. • Executive Order Strengthening Protections in Federal Contracts: To strengthen the U.S. • Comprehensive Plan for Future Action: The President’s Interagency Task Force to Monitor and Combat Human Trafficking in Persons will develop the first-ever federal strategic action plan to strengthen services for trafficking victims. • The U.S.
Incubatori e acceleratori d’impresa Considerazioni generali Gli incubatori aziendali o d’impresa sono dei programmi progettati per accelerare lo sviluppo di imprese attraverso una serie di risorse di sostegno e di servizi. In Italia ne esistono diversi e alcuni di essi sono anche i primi investitori delle imprese incubate al proprio interno. La legge 221/2012 definisce l'incubatore di start up come una società di capitali, costituita anche in forma cooperativa, che offre servizi per sostenere la nascita e lo sviluppo di start up innovative ed è in possesso dei seguenti requisiti: In Gazzetta Ufficiale n. 91 del 18 aprile 2013 è uscito il decreto attuativo del Ministero dello Sviluppo Economico che prevede un meccanismo a punti, da attribuire in base a una griglia di requisiti, per certificare gli incubatori di imprese start up innovative. Torna su Gli incubatori d’impresa a Roma I principali incubatori d’impresa in Italia Boox | MilanoSpecializzazione: imprenditori di nuova generazione. Link utili
14 Applications for Project Management and Collaboration In this article, we list several great applications for project and time management as well as collaboration between you and your clients. There are free and commercial options available. These project management apps are here to save you time, but they can also be very time consuming and not intuitive. If you have a team who works with you remotely, then this is an ideal choice. If you are a freelancer however, you will have to spend some time learning these as well as teaching your clients how to use and interact with the application. Let’s keep the cons aside and give the apps a chance, you can then see for yourself which ones will suit your needs best. 1. ProjectPier is a free, open source, self-hosted PHP application for managing tasks, projects and teams through an intuitive web interface. 2. Collabtive is a simple to use CMS to help you manage your projects, milestones, task-lists, tasks. 3. Liferay Social Office is an enterprise social collaboration solution. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9.
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President's Interagency Task Force The President’s Interagency Task Force to Monitor and Combat Trafficking (PITF) is a cabinet-level entity created by the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000 (TVPA) to coordinate federal efforts to combat trafficking in persons. The PITF meets annually and is chaired by the Secretary of State. On March 15, 2012, President Obama issued a statement on the meeting of the PITF. He called on his cabinet to strengthen federal efforts to combat human trafficking and to expand partnerships with civil society and the private sector. A portrait of shared and individual agency accomplishments as they relate to Administration-wide priorities and strategic objectives can be found here: -04/09/14 Progress in Combating Trafficking in Persons: The U.S. PDF version] -04/09/13 Progress in Combating Trafficking in Persons: The U.S. PDF version] -04/09/13 Obama Administration Accomplishments on Combating Trafficking in Persons as of February 2013 [
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