Amanda Hall

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When Good BAs do Bad Things

Given the right circumstances, even good people can go astray as our psychology push us down the slippery slope of questionable behavior. A little …

Business Analysis

Are You a Great Business Analyst? Here's How to Tell!

Recent articles by Kupe Kupersmith and Brad Egeland have outlined many characteristics of a highly performing BA. I’d like to take a slightly …

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What's New in SharePoint 2016: Features Overview

Ladies and Gentlemen: Microsoft has officially made SharePoint 2016’s first public beta available for us to play with. As expected, on the last week …

Microsoft SharePoint

SharePoint to the cloud

Microsoft employees use SharePoint every day, so the company had to be careful when it came time to move its own 185,000 sites and portals to the …

Microsoft SharePoint

10 incredible travel experiences to add to your bucket list right now

1/<p>10. Tuscany in One Day Sightseeing Tour<p>Some of the world's most recognizable and stunning feats of architecture and Renaissance art can be found in …

10 cool things to do in Amsterdam at night

1. PLAY IT BY EAR WITH VAN GOGH<p>The Van Gogh Museum is one of the busiest attractions in Amsterdam, for obvious reasons, but on certain Friday …

9 Recipes that Prove Your Muffin Tin is Your Best Friend - Chowhound

Don’t let the twee name fool you. A great muffin pan is a hardcore, multi-purpose piece of cooking gear that can be used in ways that go far beyond …

Fish And Seafood Burger Recipes You Should Make For Dinner Tonight

There's no denying the allure of a big, fat, juicy beef burger. It's the reason they're plastered all over billboards and always showing up on our television screens. They're downright delicious. But don't you ever get bored of eating the same old burger?<p>The answer should be yes. Especially if you …

Cooking

SQL (Database Programming)

• <b>Author:</b> Chris Fehily<p>2015 Edition. Perfect for end users, analysts, data scientists, and app developers, this best-selling guide will get you up and running with SQL, the language of databases. You'll find general concepts, practical answers, and clear explanations of what the various SQL statements …

How to Use Airbnb Safely

The well-publicized Airbnb horror story of a young man who says he was held captive and sexually molested by his host in Spain this past July raises the question of how to use the popular site safely.<p>As was widely reported by the New York Times, on NBC's Today Show, and elsewhere, Jacob Lopez, 19, …

Hospitality

The Introvert Travel Guide

There's been more talk about introversion in recent years. By now many people finally understand that being an introvert doesn't mean that I'm quiet or shy. I love getting together and chatting it up with people, but preferably in small groups where you can have meaningful conversations rather than …

Travel

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How to (really) find a job overseas

I’ve been working overseas for nearly 2 years now. I write this post from once again another country I never thought I would wind up in (Qatar) and I …

How to dress like a local in 25 cities around the world

No one wants to stick out as a tourist when they travel because of what they wear. But fashion trends vary from city to city, making it tough to know what to wear in different destinations.<p>To avoid those awkward fashion mishaps, we've broken down what locals wear in 25 cities around the world. From …

Clothing

You don't have to be a millionaire to visit the French Riviera

Years ago it served as inspiration for legendary American authors such as F. Scott Fitzgerald, and today Beyoncé sunbathes on a yacht in St. Tropez.<p>That doesn't mean that travelers without a disposable income can't enjoy the French Riviera.<p>You can experience the coast's old-world charm and dazzling …

France

NSA: PRISM stopped NYSE attack

Recently leaked communication surveillance programs have helped thwart more than 50 “potential terrorist events” around the world since the Sept. 11 attacks, National Security Agency Director Keith Alexander said Tuesday.<p>Alexander said at least 10 of the attacks were set to take place in the United …

European Reports Show NSA's Successes

Few events in recent years have sparked the kind of global outrage that accompanied Edward Snowden's revelations, through documents stolen from the …

Surveillance

Apple Releases Disappointing Diversity Stats | Inc.com

Apple released its diversity numbers for employees on Monday, according to a report on its website.<p>Apple said that 70 percent of its employees are male and 30 percent are female globally.<p>The company only released ethnicity statistics for U.S. employees: 55 percent are white, 15 percent are Asian, …

Employment

The most important thing unveiled at the CES has nothing to do with gadgets

SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) — The most interesting news at the Consumer Electronics Show wasn’t a self-adjusting belt, a selfie-snapping drone, …

Tech Industry

6 Personality Traits Of High-Performing Women

It's a question that most professionals grapple with — particularly women, who are dramatically underrepresented in top leadership positions.<p>Researchers at talent management consulting firm Caliper wanted to find out if there are certain personality traits associated with women's leadership …

Personality

Facebook is being sued for amassing the world's largest stash of facial-recognition data

This data-collection program led to its well-known automatic face-tagging service. But it also helped Facebook create "the largest privately held stash of biometric face-recognition data in the world," the Courthouse News Service reports.<p>The lawsuit alleges that this facial-recognition program …

Privacy

Reddit CEO Ellen Pao, feminist hero, eliminates salary negotiations for new employees

Ellen Pao, the interim CEO of Reddit, has seen women struggle with salary negotiations. So she's eliminating money talk from the company's hiring …

Declassified Memos Confirm Dragnet Phone Surveillance Program Was No Secret From Congress

Intelligence officials today released top secret internal briefings they had provided to members of Congress that outline the dragnet phone call …

XKeyscore: NSA tool collects 'nearly everything a user does on the internet'

• XKeyscore gives 'widest-reaching' collection of online data • NSA analysts require no prior authorization for searches • Sweeps up emails, social media activity and browsing history • NSA's XKeyscore program – read one of the presentations<p>A top secret National Security Agency program allows …

Edward Snowden's father says FBI asked him to fly to Moscow

Lon Snowden says his son will be 'treated horribly' if he returns to US and in his place he would stay in Russia<p>The father of the whistleblower Edward Snowden has said the FBI tried to persuade him to fly to Moscow so that he could encourage his son to return to the United States.<p>"I said: 'I want …

Snowden gets Russian asylum

NSA leaker Edward Snowden has left the Moscow airport, entered Russia and been granted one-year temporary asylum, according to reports Thursday.<p>Snowden called the move a win for the law.<p>“Over the past eight weeks we have seen the Obama administration show no respect for international or domestic …