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GitHub's free education bundle is now available to all schools

Software development isn’t just about writing code. It’s also about what you do with that code — testing, documenting, and proper source management. These skills are often left by the wayside in the classroom.<p>GitHub wants to change that, and has announced that it’s expanding GitHub Education, and …

Education

Analytics Are Empowering Next-Gen Access And Zero Trust Security

Employee identities are the new security perimeter of any business. 80% of IT security breaches involve privileged credential access according to a Forrester study. According to the Verizon Mobile Security Index 2018 Report, 89% of organizations are relying on just a single security strategy to …

Machine Learning

Six Ways To Become A Better Manager

In management today, it isn’t enough to simply focus on end results. No matter what field you’re a manager in, you’ll find that job satisfaction, and therefore job productivity, is directly tied to positive management skills. The bottom line for a company can be affected by a bad manager through …

Employee Engagement

Want To Up Your Leadership Skills This Summer? Consider These 3 Core Lessons From A Master Leader

I had a conversation recently with Peter Boylan, president of Ballard Brands and PJ’s Coffee, a privately held food and restaurant company based out of New Orleans. I wanted to learn his thoughts about critical leadership skills and practices based on his combined experience in military and …

Leadership

10 Incredibly Easy Ways To Improve Your Productivity

If there’s anything people struggle to achieve as much as, if not more than, the elusive happiness, it’s better productivity.<p>However, just like the art of happiness, being more productive isn’t rocket science either.<p>The key is to work smarter, not harder. As the saying goes, “it’s not the number of …

Time Management

The Leader’s Calendar

In the lexicon of management, the CEO is the epitome of leadership. Yet surprisingly little is known about this unique role. While CEOs are the ultimate power in their companies, they face challenges and constraints that few others recognize.<p>Running a large global company is an exceedingly complex …

Management

U.S. oil pipeline companies, producers seek relief from steel tariffs

HOUSTON (Reuters) - Major U.S. energy companies including Plains All American Pipeline (PAA.N), Hess Corp (HES.N) and Kinder Morgan Inc (KMI.N) are among many seeking exemptions from steel-import tariffs as the United States ratchets up trade tensions with exporters including China, Canada and …

Kinder Morgan

7 Things I Learned in Business School That Aren't True in 2018

Entrepreneurship becomes a lot harder when you're trying to follow obsolete rules.<p>Being an entrepreneur is hard. That is pretty much a universal truth. But it becomes exponentially harder when you operate under false assumptions, outdated conventions, and myths that are no longer true.<p>I graduated …

Entrepreneurship

When It Comes To Success In Business, EQ Eats IQ For Breakfast

When I was younger, I bought into the fallacy that the “smartest” person always won. I pushed myself to achieve the highest scores, earn the most recognition, and excel in every field.<p>I worked as hard as I could, but I almost always fell short of my goals.<p>Growing up, I often found myself surrounded …

Self-improvement

Teach Your Kid Machine Learning With These Free Lessons

You probably use machine-learning systems every day without even knowing it. The technology gives us spam filters, our Facebook News Feeds, digital …

Machine Learning

Ford raises F-150 SVT Raptor price for second time on 2018 models

Limited edition also rises, as does freight charge on every F-150<p>When you have a winner, take advantage of it. That's clearly the motto at Ford with the F-150 SVT Raptor, with the automaker having just raised the price on the 2018 model for the second time this model year. The hike comes without …

Automotive Industry

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Science Says This is the Best Way to Persuade Someone Who's Wrong (Jeff Bezos Will Hate It)

It's frustrating when a friend or colleague is plainly mistaken. Is this method worth trying?<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>In today's America, we tend to feel gray areas are a touch pass.<p>You're either right or you're wrong. …

Jeff Bezos

To increase your emotional intelligence, develop these 10 qualities

There are many different kinds of intelligence, and it’s our job to discover what they are and how to integrate them into our lives. Sources of intelligence can be measured in quotients. Most of us are familiar with IQ, or the intelligence quotient, which is primarily associated with our ability to …

Emotional Intelligence

How to prepare your kids for their financial future

This week, along with the kings and queens of England, the structure of a human kidney, how to tackle still life drawing or the finer points of …

Personal Finance

5 Leadership Traits Required For Digital Transformation Success

Businesses are changing right before our eyes as the digital transformation takes place around the world. And yet many dinosaur leaders, as I like to call them, are still in these businesses risking extinction if they can’t adapt to this ever-changing environment. It’s true that leaders must be …

Leadership

50 Percent of Leadership Transitions Fail. This Simple Plan Can Save You Millions

When you add a new executive to the team, a failure can be catastrophic. Focus on five things to maximize their likelihood of success.<p>Leadership transitions are tough to execute. Typically, you're managing the fallout from a previous leader's unsuccessful attempt to generate the desired result. …

Leadership

How Executives Can Lead the Way in SharePoint and Office 365 Adoption Efforts

High levels of SharePoint and Office 365 adoption have been linked to benefits such as optimal automation, collaboration and productivity. So if …

Corporate Culture

LinkedIn CEO: Here are the real skills you need to be successful at work

LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner stressed the importance of interpersonal skills in a changing digital world.<p>In a job market that stresses the importance of …

Employment

Microsoft Office rewrite in React.js nears completion

The whole of Microsoft Office 365 software suite is being rewritten in React.js. This was revealed on Twitter in a thread bashing scripting languages …

JavaScript

App Maker, Google’s low-code tool for building business apps, comes out of beta

It’s been a year and a half since Google announced App Maker, its online tool for quickly building and deploying business apps on the web. The company has mostly remained quiet about App Maker ever since and kept it in a private preview mode, but today, it announced that the service is now …

Apps

The powerful lesson my dad taught me without even trying

Have you wondered what makes you who you are? I have. Here is my story.<p>I had wanted to write this for long, never knew how it would fall out. That is …

Parenting

Teach Your Kid Machine Learning With These Free Lessons

You probably use machine-learning systems every day without even knowing it. The technology gives us spam filters, our Facebook News Feeds, digital …

Machine Learning

How Do You Know Someone Is a True Leader? The Litmus Test Comes Down to 1 Word

According to best-selling author and leadership expert Stephen M.R. Covey, this type of leadership stands in direct opposition to traditional positional leadership.<p>In the outstanding book <i>Servant Leadership in Action --</i> a collection ofessays by forty-four renowned servant leadership experts and …

Leadership

Tether used to boost bitcoin prices, study finds

There is evidence that tether, a digital currency pegged to the U.S. dollar, may have been used to manipulate the price of bitcoin and other …

Cryptocurrency

Three Signs It's Time To Fire Someone (Even If You Like The Person)

One painful aspect of leading is firing people you like. It’s hard for many reasons. The employee may love working with you and for your company. It might be someone you are friends with outside of work. And they might just be a good person who is doing their best. Firing anyone isn’t easy but …

Leadership

Nigeria Sovereign Fund to Boost Local Focus After Profit Dip

The Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority is restructuring its portfolio to focus more on domestic investments after a drop in the currency wiped …

Investing

China is cracking down on shadow banking — here's what that means for markets

On 27 April 2018, China authorities announced major new asset management rules aimed at tightening shadow banking activities and reducing the systemic risks in order to develop a healthier domestic capital market. Fortunately, thanks to a long grace period for the new rules and the central bank's …

Regulation

10 Ways Machine Learning Is Revolutionizing Supply Chain Management

<b>Bottom line:</b> Machine learning makes it possible to discover patterns in supply chain data by relying on algorithms that quickly pinpoint the most influential factors to a supply networks’ success, while constantly learning in the process.<p>Discovering new patterns in supply chain data has the …

Machine Learning

GDPR will increase reported breaches and trigger a flood of ‘Right to be Forgotten’ requests

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is now being enforced, and 60 percent of affected businesses are not prepared. This is concerning, but I’m not here to spread the fear, uncertainty and doubt (FUD).<p>GDPR is a good thing. It requires businesses to better protect any personal data of EU …

Personal Data