Andre P. Siregar

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Hedge fund billionaire Ray Dalio: Meditation is ‘the single most important reason' for my success

Hedge funds and Transcendental Meditation seem to live in opposite realms. But not for Ray Dalio.<p>"Transcendental Meditation has probably been the …

Meditation
Productivity

How To Turn Data Into Actionable Strategies

Business intelligence is more than analytics and reporting. It could help you turn data into action.<p>So your organization has a big vision and uses that vision as the North Star for guiding strategic decisions. But when you're only deploying against vision with no data to back it up, you're flying …

Big Data

How to Cultivate Gratitude, Compassion, and Pride on Your Team

As a leader, what traits should you cultivate in your employees? Grit – the ability to persevere in the face of challenges? Sure. A willingness to accept some sacrifices and work hard toward a successful future are essential for the members of any team. But I believe there’s another component that …

Happiness

The Indispensable Document for the Modern Manager

<b>Jay Desai</b> has FOMU. No, you read that right. As a first-time founder and CEO of health technology startup <b>PatientPing</b>, he’s got a healthy fear of …

If Your Employees Aren't Learning, You're Not Leading

There’s a strong positive relationship between how much people learn on the job and how much they love their job. Employees who score high on survey questions like “I will have to learn new skills to achieve my assigned goals for this year” have higher scores on questions such as:<p>“I consider myself …

Leadership

Amazon Embraces Distributed Ledger Through R3, Shuns Other Blockchain Solutions

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has announced a partnership with R3 to allow the company’s Corda platform to become one of the first ever distributed …

The Art of Crafting Architectural Diagrams

Key Takeaways<p>Designing architectural diagrams might not be an easy task; it can be tricky or error prone, even for the simplest ones. Creating …

Visa Launches First Phase of Blockchain B2B Payments

Global credit card giant Visa has rolled out the first, pilot phase of its blockchain-based business-to-business payments service, B2B Connect.<p>First …

Digital Currency

How the Financial Industry Is Doing DevOps

The second DevOps Enterprise Summit (DOES) Europe, once again held in London, brought together the DevOps enterprise community. The financial …

Singapore central bank, bank association, Accenture in blockchain tie-up

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. consulting company Accenture (ACN.N) said on Thursday it has been appointed by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the Association of Banks in Singapore (ABS) to manage and develop a blockchain-based platform for interbank payments.<p>Blockchain, a digital ledger of …

Central Banks

The Road to Continuous Deployment

We have all heard the excuses: management won’t go for it; the code is a jumbled mess; it's too large; too many regulatory hurdles. The trek to …

How banks and financial institutions are implementing blockchain technology

How Blockchain Technology Spawned Virtual Currencies<p>Blockchain technology, less commonly known as distributed ledger technology (DLT), is the underlying foundation that can create shared digital databases of entries that are unchangeable.<p>Initially, the tech's developers conceived it as a way to …

Blockchain

You Can't Buy DevOps in a Box

Coming up in October, I will be speaking at JAX London about DevOps metrics and KPIs. Ahead of the event, I sat down with the folks at JAX to talk …

Chat Bots Aren’t a Fad. They’re a Revolution.

<b>In August,</b> the White House’s chief digital officer announced a new way to catch President Obama’s ear: a Messenger bot, allowing citizens to “speak” …

The cognitive trick that elite athletes use to achieve seemingly impossible goals

In July 2011, I was crawling down the aisle of a plane on my hands and knees while passengers screamed around me. We were on a flight from Spain to the US, and we thought our number was up.<p>The plane had hit a bout of extreme turbulence just as I’d left the restroom, causing the aircraft to shake …

New Hampshire

Hit or myth? Understanding the true costs and impact of cybersecurity programs

Cybersecurity is a critical but often misunderstood aspect of companies’ technology infrastructures. Here’s how business and technology leaders can …

Management

Why Successful People Spend 10 Hours a Week on ‘Compound Time’

Warren Buffett, Albert Einstein, Oprah Winfrey all do this one thing outside their to-do-lists everyday.<p>One question has fascinated me my entire …

Creativity

10 Blockchain Applications that will rule 2018 and beyond

Share28<p>Tweet<p>Share159<p>+15<p>Shares 192<p>One of the most discussed topics in tech industry today is blockchain technology. We are beginning to understand …

Blockchain

How to Learn Faster with the Feynman Technique (Example Included)

How To Learn In 2 Days What Normally Takes 6 Months

Research has found that having clarity about your goals is essential to having motivation to achieve those goals.<p>If you’re not clear on what you’re …

Motivation

Getting to Cleveland: A Gratitude Conversation with Seth Godin

I think that gratitude is a profound choice. It is not just something that some people do. There is a way to look at life as a “have to” or a “get …

A beginner’s guide to Ethereum

<b>What is Ethereum?</b>According to the Ethereum website, “Ethereum is a decentralized platform that runs smart contracts.” This is an accurate summary but …

Blockchain

Intelligent process automation: The engine at the core of the next-generation operating model

Full intelligent process automation comprises five key technologies. Here’s how to use them to enhance productivity and efficiency, reduce …

Machine Learning

Pay attention: Practice can make your brain better at focusing

A new study examines how expertise changes the brain<p>Practicing paying attention can boost performance on a new task, and change the way the brain processes information, a new study says. This might explain why learning a new skill can start out feeling grueling, but eventually becomes more natural …

The Brain

The art of communicating big tech ideas: People remember stories

Over the past three years, we have redone almost everything about the technology at my company. We have migrated...<p>lots of services to the cloud, …

What can blockchain be used for, other than Bitcoin?

<i>This article is published in collaboration with The Conversation.</i><p>Most people who have heard the term think that the “blockchain” is only something to …

Blockchain

Inside Microsoft's AI Comeback

<b>Yoshua Bengio has never been one</b> to take sides. As one of the three intellects who shaped the deep learning that now dominates artificial …

Google’s latest platform play is artificial intelligence, and it’s already winning

Google has always used its annual I/O conference to connect to developers in its sprawling empire. It announces new tools and initiatives, sprinkles in a little hype, and then tells those watching: choose us, and together we’ll go far. But while in previous years this message has been directed at …

Machine Learning