Importance of Program and Project Management

Program management and project management both involve similar skill sets, but they are very different roles. Programs are much larger and more complex than projects; it's easiest to think of a program as consisting of many separate projects. Though the core management tools are the same, program managers often need to have a broader scope and need to take into account the bigger picture. Meanwhile, project managers have to have complete control over the finer details of their own initiatives.

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Strategy and Management Services Inc. (SAMS) Honored on 2016 Washington Technology Fast 50 List

SPRINGFIELD, VA, Sept. 14, 2016 - Strategy and Management Services, Inc. (SAMS), has been named on the Washington Technology Fast 50 list for the third year in a row. The Fast 50 recognizes small businesses that have continually succeeded in the federal market. SAMS placed 28th on the list with an impressive growth rate of over 70%.

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Rule #57 - Know your Employees

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You may know who your employees are, but do you really know them? One key when it comes to leadership that will increase employee satisfaction and instill within them a motivational drive is to truly get to know your employees personally. It may seem impossible to find the time to spend individually with every employee, but it is crucial to devote a few minutes when you are able in order to provide feedback on each individual’s overall work. It will also assist in comprehending their strengths and weaknesses for the purpose of future project delegation and providing them with extra training if necessary. Doing so will emphasize your deep commitment to coaching and developing your worker’s skills and will in turn cause them increase their trust and commitment to your overall goals.

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Tenant Fit-Up – First Impressions are a Lasting Impression

A tenant fit-up is designed not only to improve the productivity of your office, but also to make it professional and polished for your clientele. When designing your tenant fit-up, you need to consider the first impressions that your client will receive when walking in your office.

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Strategy and Management Services, Inc. (SAMS) a finalist for Government Contractor Awards™

SPRINGFIELD, VA, Sept. 9, 2016  Staci Redmon, President and CEO of Strategy and Management Services Inc. (SAMS), has been selected as a finalist for the 14th Annual Greater Washington Government Contractor Awards™ for the Executive of the Year category.

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What a Custom Tenant Fit-Up Tells Your Customers

It's not just about having a space: you also need to have a space that works well for your employees and your clients. A fit-up updates and customizes your office spaces to your company's needs, providing for better productivity and a better first impression. Fit-ups handle everything: flooring, painting, lighting, and even decor. Whenever you're moving into a new space (or just seeking a new look), a fit-up is an essential investment.

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Rule #56 - Hiring those who Fought for Us

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Support our vets! In a business perspective, one excellent way to support our veterans who have risked their lives to keep us safe is to hire our service members. Many companies avoid hiring veterans due to assumed negative stereotypes and misinterpreted skills. However, any perceived drawbacks are certainly outweighed by the incredible benefits of hiring veterans.

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Rule #55 - It’s Always Time to Learn

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Successful leaders keep their minds open to new things because they know that no matter how high their level of mastery is, there is always more to learn. If you become an expert in one field, seek out other fields outside your comfort zone where you can apply your expertise. When facing challenges, even ones that you’ve faced many times before, open your eyes, step back and adopt a learner’s approach. Always ask questions and try to find new ways to solve the problem.

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The Necessity of Effective Facilities Operations and Management

It's often easy for organizations to overlook the importance of their facility management, but it's something that is absolutely necessary for an efficient business. Facilities operations govern every activity that the business does, by providing a reliable infrastructure through which employees are able to fulfill their tasks. Without a skilled and experienced facilities manager, many companies will find their needs falling by the wayside.  

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Benefits of Having an Established Janitorial Service

Business owners have two choices when it comes to the upkeep of their property: relying upon their employees or hiring an established janitorial service. There are many benefits of having an established janitorial service that far outweigh the initial price. By hiring highly skilled individuals, facilities are kept clean all day, with attention to detail.

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