Brandon Shangraw

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Agile Is The New Waterfall — A Followup

Several months ago I wrote an article lamenting the fetishization of Agile in place of the practice of <b>actually being</b> agile (aka process minimalism …

Upstart Domo Unleashes Real-Time Business Management Dashboard

Many people usually associate mysterious software startup Domo, the latest venture from Omniture co-founder Josh James, with marketing analytics. …

28 CSS Effects & Tutorials All Designers Must Know About

CSS effects will add a special touch to any website. This type of coding language can be used to create cool visual effects and layouts for your …

Tutorials

5 Software-As-A-Service Apps Shaking Up Small Business

Small businesses are increasingly leaning on Software as a Service, or SaaS, to automate everyday tasks and optimize crucial workflows. Because a new cloud-powered app seems to crop up every minute, you may find it hard to navigate the plethora of offerings.<p>Here, we’ve rounded up a selection of …

Small Business

Google Analytics 101: What Every Small Business Owner Should Know about the Powerful Website Analysis Tool

Understanding your customers well enough to ensure you’re giving them what they want and need — that’s the key to success for any small business in …

This gadget simulates oral sex with suction

Fiera wants to jumpstart women's libido<p>Fiera Arouser for Her, on display at CES 2016, is one of the latest in a new trend of sex toys for women called suction oral sex stimulators. It's aimed at stimulating blood flow to the genitals, to help women suffering from low libido get in the mood before …

A serial startup employee explains 4 key steps to building a $1 million business in under 48 hours

We were both in hoodies and had a shared penchant for the F-bomb and burritos, all of which led to a caffeine-infused mind meld.<p>It would be the first of many.<p>The matchmaker then introducing us was the prophetic and profane Dave McClure, general partner of 500 Start-ups, which is now headquartered …

15 Apps That Show Off the iPhone's Biggest New Feature

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IonicLab for Windows

Home Ionic news Windows IonicLab for Windows<p>Hemant Joshi<p>10:55:00 Ionic, news, Windows<p>In this post we are going to discuss about Ionic Lab for …

Web Development

Android design guidelines: why they are important

Stock Android has gone through a lot of aesthetic changes throughout the years, from random placements and colors to a whole design language that has a great deal of continuity. To keep this continuity, Google has a set of developer guidelines to make sure everything looks up to par.<p>What are the …

Android News

A master list of free tools for lean startups

Any entrepreneur worth their salt will be excited at the thought of accessing free yet functional tools. Been there, done that, and having run from …

A 5-Minute Guide to Big Data Tools

×<p>Hadoop, Hive, Spark, Presto, Pig, NoSQL—these are words you’d expect to find in a whimsical Dr. Seuss tale. In fact, they are the names of powerful …

Big Data

Active Wordpress malware campaign compromises thousands of websites

The campaign may only be 15 days old, but thousands of sites are already infected and there are no signs of slowing down.<p>A new, active malware …

A List of Books that May Change your Life

I started off 2015 with a 10-day silent Vipassana meditation course, one of the hardest things I’ve ever chosen to do. I wasn’t a meditator. I had …

Books

Apple's iOS 9 to force a dramatic rethink about mobile marketing

CUPERTINO, CA: Marketers struggling with the basics of mobile advertising will face further challenges as Apple pushes away from traditional online …

Digital Advertising

Machine learning: Mainstream tools for your business

Machine learning technologies have become mainstream tools, building on the compute capabilities of cloud services and the API-based service …

Ten technologies that are precursors to the AI era

Here are 10 technology tools that are leading the way to the era of artificial intelligence in the enterprise.<p>After decades of research and …

The Simple Way I Teach My Kids to Spot Opportunities

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Ever since I’ve had kids, I’ve wanted to instill the entrepreneurial spirit inside them. I’ve experienced the freedom and amazing lifestyle that entrepreneurship can provide, so I focus on making sure they are exposed to it as much as …

How Successful Product Managers Avoid Burnout

I recently spoke with multiple former PMs who needed to take year-long sabbaticals to get themselves back on track. They were tired. Their anxiety was running high. They could not seem to get any of their goals accomplished. They were in a funk. Sound familiar?<p>Every product manager goes through …

Product Management

Why Creating A Meaningful Morning Routine Will Make You More Successful

For the majority of my child and adult life, I never considered myself a "morning person." I was a night owl. During my architecture school career I worked late through the night and slept in the mornings. When I started working at an Architecture firm, I conformed to getting up at 7 a.m... but I …

How to Be Happier Without Really Trying

You are already a happiness expert. Seriously. You’re just a bit inconsistent.<p>You already do a lot of things that researchers recommend for increased …

Happiness

Project Management 101: The Complete Guide to Agile, Kanban, Scrum and Beyond

"Of all the difficulties facing NASA in its bid to send humans to the Moon in the Apollo program, management was perhaps the greatest challenge."- …

Project Management

70 Useful Inbound Marketing Checklists, Cheat Sheets and Advanced Guides

When you’re in a consulting or service -based business model – especially in digital marketing –having robust processes in place is the key to have a …

Marketing

Vintage Worn Badge and Logo Toolkit for Download

An extensive vintage worn badge and logo toolkit for retro design projects.<p>Anja Kaiser, a Munich, Germany based graphic designer and illustrator has …

Graphic Design

5 Secrets of All Successful Product Presentations

Buying a used car or delivering a presentation to a large group -- what tweaks you more? Presentations are a necessity for product managers, but they usually aren't something that folks look forward to giving (or attending). But if you want to make it big in product management, you are going to …

Schema.org Rich Snippet Plugins for WordPress Users | SEJ

If you have been paying attention the last few years, you’ve no doubt noticed the increased usage of “rich snippets” while browsing search results. …

How to Create a Welcome Gate in WordPress

Are you looking to add a Welcome Gate on your WordPress site? Welcome Gates are one of the highest converting list building techniques in the market. …

WordPress

Apple's mobile ad blocking will hasten the death of online advertising

Apple is about to open a new front in the ongoing war against online advertising. The new version of its mobile operating system, iOS 9, will support …