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The Price of Bitcoin Needs to Increase for the Digital Currency to Survive

Advertisement<p>Seven years ago, Bitcoin had essentially no price. For a time, bitcoins were worth pennies. Mining them was far more simple, as one …

Hackers Steal Over $300k From One of Blockchain's Biggest VCs

A notable blockchain industry investor was hacked today, the latest target in a string of apparent social engineering attacks that have taken aim at …

How the blockchain will radically transform the economy

Say hello to the decentralized economy -- the blockchain is about to change everything. In this lucid explainer of the complex (and confusing) …

Blockchain

The banks are poised to meet their scariest competition yet: blockchain

Seven hundred years ago, the Medici family figured out something so clever and transformative it's like sci-fi to imagine the global economy without …

India currency crackdown spurs digital wallet use

MUMBAI (NewsRise) -- India's move to ban high-value currency notes to weed out unaccounted wealth has stirred a boom in digital wallets industry, but …

Alibaba Group

The US has signaled support for digital currencies

The US House of Representatives has passed a nonbinding resolution that highlights the positive potential impact digital currencies and blockchain technology could have on legacy financial systems.<p>The resolution, which calls on the US government to establish a national policy for technology, was …

The Swiss Government is Paving the Way for Crypto Banks

Swiss Parliament member Franz Grüter could hardly be happier that his proposal for new blockchain regulations has been shot down.<p>For months, he …

China’s central bank is hiring blockchain experts to help it kill off cash

China’s central bank is hiring blockchain experts to help it develop its own digital currency, according to a recruitment ad (in Mandarin) published by the bank on Nov. 9.<p>The central bank has been working to create and issue a digital currency for years in order to replace cash, the bank’s …

Senegal To Introduce A New Blockchain Based National Digital Currency

From iAfrikan<p>Senegal has recently become only the second country in the world which will introduce a new national digital currency. Named eCFA, the …

What Has Had The Most Significant Impact on Project Management in The Last 5 Years?

Who better to answer a question like this than project management practitioners themselves. The question, ‘What has had the most significant impact …

Project Management

How Organizations Plan to Recruit Project Managers

The Project Management Benchmark Report which was launched earlier this year provides an overview of the lives of project managers in the UK today. …

Business Analysts and Change Management: What we need to know - Part 1

As Business Analysts, we are usually dubbed as “Change Agents”. The challenge, though, is that most of us find this role very bewildering and, even, …

Creative use of six sigma tools

I am on a path toward certification in Lean Six Sigma; I should probably say <i>further</i> certification since I passed a Green Belt certification exam in …

Don’t Be Google

Dear Google: what happened? Android sales are falling. Chrome has become a bloated hog. Analysts are calling you the new Microsoft, or, much worse, “the new Yahoo!” And most damning of all: you have squandered our trust. You used to be special, Google. Or at least we used to believe you were …

How to Initiate a Six Sigma Project

Although one cannot have a project-specific vision right from the very beginning of a Six Sigma initiative, you can develop a comprehensive …

The best project management apps for iPhone

Trying to manage team projects using email alone can be a real challenge. Important messages get missed, team members get overlooked when emails are …

The Heart of Business Analysis Planning: 8 Questions To Answer In Your Work Plan

Business Analysis Planning is about identifying the collection of tasks that need to be completed to ensure that the business analysis effort is …

Finally! A Proven Framework to Implement Value-Based Business Analysis

khass@managementconcepts.com (Kathleen B. Hass, PMP)

Business Analysis

Keep Emails to Less Than 300 Words to Increase Responses

Nobody likes getting tons of long emails to parse through, but we're all too eager to send them. If you want to get others to respond, keep the body …

Apps

Are we done yet?... aka 'Definition of Done'

During a recent project where we were adopting aspects of Agile into a very waterfall environment I found myself repeatedly verbalising the concept …

What the 2015 Trends Mean For Business Analysis and Project Management

Get your Requirements Off to the Right Start with these 5 Steps!

am_wick@yahoo.com (Angela Wick)

The Planning Fairy Tale

<b>Software project management is full of “Let’s pretend.” Let’s pretend we can write a full schedule before we know the requirements; let’s pretend we</b> …

Manage your time with a project tracker

<b>You don’t need a project management suite when you’ve got Numbers – you can custom build your own tool for the job straight from the comfort of your</b> …

Is it a Bird? Is it a Plane? No, it’s a Super PMO!

As businesses have become more reliant on the project management office to ensure tasks are completed on time, on budget and with minimum impact on …