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The future of work: Business and technology considerations in 2016

How will the way we work continue to evolve in 2016? Our SVP of Products outlines several key business and technology considerations for next year. …

Technology

Managing Projects in the Cloud

Technology is moving to the cloud. We no longer use our precious SSD space to store the pictures from our recent holidays. Our personal files are …

Product Managers and Project Managers Have This in Common

I wrote an article recently about the differences between product management and project management. I was glad to read the feedback. There is a lot of confusion around these roles, and I hope I was able to provide an interesting perspective. But the comments suggested that there is more to …

Product Management

How to Develop a Project Plan that’s Right for Your Next Project

How to Develop a Project Plan that’s Right for Your Next Project By Ben Snyder, CEO of Systemation The baseline. In project control, everything you …

Project Management

10 Reasons Why Web Projects Fail

Nowadays every project uses some sort of CMS. Instead of painting a canvas in the old days of HTML, the requirement is to build software applications …

12 Apps You'll See at the Office More in 2016

Looking for the next best thing at work to improve your employees' productivity, project management, and communication? Look no further.<p>The apps and services available to businesses today feel almost endless. From collaboration and project management to recruiting and email management, there are …

Learning can help people respond positively to the challenges of ageing

NIACE Research Associate, Professor Stephen McNair, writes about our latest policy paper exploring the positive effects of learning on older people's …

Aging

If at First You Don’t Succeed

Investment in human capital has always been essential to Canada’s economic prosperity, but education and training will be especially important in the …

Labor Economics

Can monitoring teachers and students – with no incentive or punishment attached -- improve test scores? Yes.

Consider two challenges in global education development:<p>Effective adult education is difficult to accomplish all over the world.<br>• Quality of education …

No Teacher in the Classroom: Mobile Education on Tap

Photo by Edgaras Maselskis<p>Consider the hoops that a busy working adult has to jump through to get to a classroom to learn English as a second language or to improve their reading, math and communication skills. Work schedules don't usually fit nicely with classroom schedules. And what about …

The Learning Curve 2014 - The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU)

The value which education can provide through the inculcation of skills is enormous. Looking at economic outcomes alone, the OECD estimates that half …

Wines From Walla Walla

California steals most of the fame the wine world has to offer when it comes to Western United States wines. It gets the movies, it gets the name …

Wine & Spirits

A Guide to Sparkling Wine Varieties

When it comes to tracking down the best in bubbles, it's worth taking a little time to navigate the regions and grapes that lay the foundation for …

An Easy Way To Store Leftover Champagne

<i>It's called bubbly for a reason! The next time you have an unfinished bottle of champagne left after a party, use this trick from Food 52 to keep it</i> …

Sparkling Wine

Beyond Champagne: A Guide to Sparkling Wines

<i>“I only drink Champagne on two occasions. When I’m in love and when I’m not.”</i><br>–Coco Chanel.<p>Is any beverage so redolent with allure and mystery as …

Wine

Tiny Bubbles, Tough Decisions

<i>Since writing this account of the sparkling wines I chose for New Year’s Eve -- and drinking them -- I have received several requests for a tasting</i> …

Sparkling Wine - South Coast Winery

<b>Save BIG when you purchase 12 bottles or more, and receive 20% off your case purchase!</b><p><b>Want to save even more? Join our Wine Club for incredible</b> …

Sparkling Wines – Most Important Countries and Labelling – WSET Level 2

By <b>John Elmes</b><p>If people admit to knowing anything about wine, it tends to be about the sparkly stuff, I find. Narrowing it down, what most tend to know …

Sparkling Wine

11 Vacation Ideas From the Best Movies of the Year

Eddie Redmayne and Alicia Vikander star in this heartfelt drama, which tells the story of Lili Elbe, the first person in history to undergo sexual …

A Dozen Ways To Get the Most Out of Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe and Zambia

Most visitors come to Zimbabwe's most well-known tourist town to see "The Smoke That Thunders" -- Victoria Falls -- one of the Wonders of the World. But there's so much more to this town and across the iconic Victoria Falls Bridge in the country of Zambia (the other side of the waterfall). Here's a …

The Most Electric, Innovative Nightlife Around the World

Now that handcrafted cocktails and smartly dressed mixologists are de rigueur in clubs and lounges around the world, a number of cities are advancing …

New Rules to Prevent Airline Delays are Backfiring

According to a new study.<p><i>This article originally appeared on fortune.com.</i><p>On a Valentine’s Day almost nine years ago, an ice storm changed the course …