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Identifying the most significant emerging business trends is only part of challenge involved in succeeding in today's marketplace. To compete effectively, organizations must integrate these trends across their enterprise and into their core operations. This article identifies and examines seven emerging business trends. In doing so, it explains how these trends are affecting project management and how companies are using these trends to their advantage. Accompanying this article is a sidebar discussing the newly emerging trend of crowdsourcing, a practice that allows project managers to use the collective knowledge of many thousands of talented, networked individuals who--at a moment's notice--can provide project teams with valuable expertise.
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