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Life lessons: What I’ve learnt about the art of strategic leadership

I have a background in healthcare consultancy and started Lantum after witnessing first-hand how inefficient staffing practices were in the NHS. Lantum radically transforms how the healthcare sector manages its staffing needs by providing intelligent workforce-management software that also connects …

Business Strategy

Digital Transformation: A CXO's Guide | ZDNet

Survey: Despite steady growth in digital transformation initiatives, companies face budget and buy-in challenges<p>August 1, 2018<p>Digital transformation: …

Digital Transformation

How Data Science Is Disrupting The World Of Marketing

The last five years have witnessed an incremental shift in the mindset of what Artificial Intelligence can do to optimise marketing efforts for …

Big Data

What is a Digital Transformation and Why Should You Care?

I’ve been extremely lucky to have spent my entire adult life on the forefront of digital technology – and most of it was by complete accident (but, that will be a story for another day….)<p>My career has spanned IBM, the launch team of the Pentium at Intel, an early Amazonian (I led one of the teams …

Internet of Things

Hackers can steal data from the enterprise using only a fax number

Fax machines are still widely used by businesses and a communications protocol vulnerability is leaving them exposed to cyberattacks.<p>Fax machines may …

Information Security

Hackers could use fax machines to take over entire networks, researchers warn

In an age of instant communication over the internet, the fax machine is seen as an archaic piece of technology. But it could potentially prove to be …

Cybersecurity

Can Transparency Transform Leadership? One Entrepreneur Says Yes.

Whether you’re a leader in the corporate world, your local community, or a tech startup, you know the pressure of having the answers. It’s what people expect, right?<p>While this is the pressure you might feel from community members, donors, stakeholders or investors, it’s not always what’s real. …

Leadership

Nonfiction Book Review: One Thousand Books to Read Before You Die: A Life-Changing List by James Mustich, with Thomas Meagher and Karen Templer. Workman, $35 (960p) ISBN 978-1-5235-0445-9

One Thousand Books to Read Before You Die: A Life-Changing List<p>James Mustich, with Thomas Meagher and Karen Templer. Workman, $35 (960p) ISBN …

Books

Beware of fatal pitfalls as a new CIO

It’s your first day as the new CIO. You may know what probably needs to be done, but you don't yet know what and who you don’t know. You’re excited …

CIO

The Empowerment Mindset: Success Through Self-Knowledge

Overview<p>The Empowerment Mindset: Success Through Self-Knowledge by Calvin Helin<p><i>The Empowerment Mindset</i> takes readers on a powerful journey of …

Barnes & Noble

This 10-Minute Morning Yoga Routine Will Help Get Your Day Off to a Bright Start

We always tell our students that you don’t have to practice for hours each day in order to reap the benefits of yoga. Some days, a luxurious two-hour …

Yoga

It's All About Data

We live in a data-driven world. For instance, if you activate location services on Google Maps and, a year later, go to your timeline, it can tell you where you were on the same day the year prior. If you turn on Facebook Activation services, it suggests friends you should request when you go …

Big Data

This Island is Canada's Best Kept Secret

Adventurer Alastair Humphreys explores Nova Scotia's scenic Cape Breton Island.<p>Break down the elitism in adventure—that’s the goal that Alastair Humphreys set when he struck off on a year of microadventures in his native U.K., a feat that earned him the title of National Geographic Adventurer of …

How To Fall Back Asleep If You Wake Up In The Middle Of The Night, According To Experts

There’s nothing more frustrating than falling asleep… only to wake up a few hours later. Whether it’s from insomnia or other factors, there are …

Sleep

How to Overcome the Inertia That Keeps Businesses From Deploying AI

Artificial intelligence promises enormous new capabilities, but the challenges getting there have most businesses proceeding cautiously.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Artificial intelligence (AI) isn't merely "important" to innovation and basic processes at the …

Artificial Intelligence

You Are Most Likely to Be Hacked in These US Airports

The airport amenity people value most isn’t fancy restaurants or uber-exclusive lounges. It’s fast, free Wi-Fi. After all, cellular service in …

Airports

These 20 pictures will teach you more than reading 100 books

“Art isn’t only a painting. Art is anything that’s creative, passionate, and personal. An artists is someone who uses bravery, insight, creativity, …

Motivation

Nintendo Labo contest champions include a solar accordion and teapots

If it wasn't already apparent that you can do much more with Nintendo Labo than what comes in the box, it is now. Nintendo has unveiled the winners of a Creators Contest that challenged them to produce games and musical instruments, and the results go well beyond what you might expect. One of the …

Every No. 1 Rap Song in Hot 100 History

This feature was originally published on April 1, 2013.<p>Rappers can have platinum albums, clothing lines, stock in sports teams, and expensive …

Here’s why Bitcoin’s blockchain has blocks that go over the 1MB limit

When you really try to nail down what makes a cryptocurrency like Bitcoin <i>really Bitcoin</i>, the more technical you get, the closer you are to discussing block size.<p>A block is really a set of data, and for Bitcoin BTC they’re mostly related to transactions. Bitcoin miners are really in the business of …

Bitcoin

The power of self-awareness: How to build successful teams

Self-awareness has become a management buzzword — let’s hope for the right reasons.<p>Self-awareness is not something new. Throughout history, the most …

Self-awareness

Here’s Why You Should Stop Checking Your Email in the Morning

What’s the first thing you do when you wake up in the morning? For many of us, we grab our phones and check our email—even before we have coffee. If …

10 Books That Will Make You More Interesting

We’re firm believers in the power of a good book to change lives, and it’s for this reason we set aside time every single day to knock down a few …

How the Nintendo Entertainment System Changed Gaming Forever

Home/ Casino Kid/ Metal Gear/ NES/ Nintendo/ video games/ How the Nintendo Entertainment System Changed Gaming Forever<p><i>by</i><p>RD80s Staff <i>on</i><p>July 07, 2018 <i>in</i> …

How to set your kids up for success -- make sure they are really good at these four things

I never gave much thought to being a father. I was finishing up grad school when my wife first talked to me about starting a family. First I had to decide if I was going to continue on to an advanced degree or get a job.<p>The decision about continuing in school was a big one because it would mean …

3 Really Effective Strategies for Successfully Transitioning Someone on Your Team Into a New Leadership Role

You can't expect your people to figure out how to be great managers all by themselves. They're going to need your guidance and support.<p>No one said being a manager is easy. Stress can be amplified with the addition of a new employee who is adjusting to their position, or when a seasoned employee …

12 innovative ways to innovate your innovation

Innovation at large companies is hard, but it doesn’t have to be. Follow these 12 innovative steps to innovate and increase innovation in the …

Strategies To Develop Your Leadership Skills

Some people are born leaders, but everyone can develop the necessary skill set with some practice, let's explore how<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>The possibility of reaching the top in …

Leadership

What is a product manager? A complex, cross-functional role in IT

Product managers are responsible for understanding the market, audience and demand for a software, hardware or service. A product manager typically …

What Blockchain Can’t Do

Blockchain technology has the potential to do amazing things. It can provide an immutable, digital audit trail of transactions, and can be used to cheaply verify the integrity of data. It can help businesses and individuals agree, on a global scale, about the true state of affairs within a market …