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Secrets of successful change implementation

What do successful implementers of change initiatives do differently from other companies? Our survey of more than 2,000 executives yields actionable …

Management

How to Communicate Clearly During Organizational Change

A former colleague liked to remind leaders of their impact by telling them, “There are children you’ve never met who know your name.” The point was simple: Their followers were also moms or dads who were going home and talking about their day in front of their children. And you, their leader, had a …

Management

How to Make a Change Management Strategy (and Defuse the Growth Time Bomb)

As a business you need to be constantly evolving in order to survive and grow. At first you can oversee everything yourself, keeping tabs on everyone …

Management

234Finance: 4 Reasons Why Change Management Strategies Flop

The business environment is becoming increasingly volatile and unpredictable. As a result, change management has become a critical part of the …

10 tips for change management success

<b>What is change management?</b>Change management is the discipline of leading individuals, teams and entire organizations through organizational change …

Selling

How to Design a Great About Us Page [Infographic]

Did you know that customers who visit an ‘About Us’ page end up spending almost 25% more than those who don’t? Why? It’s because they trust you more. …

Infographics

Analytics for User Research, excerpt from Researching UX: Analytics by Luke Hay

Looking at the percentage of visitors from each country will help you understand the importance of international visitors to your website.<p>But you …

Analytics

Communicating As A Leader: More Than Words

This year has provided so many topsy-turvy examples of leadership, encapsulated by the unexpected rise of President-Elect Trump, who prevailed despite upending every norm and expectation for a presidential candidate. We shall see whether Trump's unconventional approach to campaigning translates to …

Leadership

How to see everything Google knows about you

The tech giant collects tons of data about you, including your search history, location, and voice searches that help improve Google's services and provide relevant ads.<p>But you might be surprised to know that Google can easily take a look at all of the data it has on you.<p>In October, The Guardian …

Apps

How to give feedback to your boss

When I was an employee four years ago, I felt stuck.I had some ideas about how I thought the company could be better… but I had no clue how to bring …

Leadership

15 Python Libraries for Data Science

If you’ve read our introduction to Python, you already know that it’s one of the most widely used programming languages today, celebrated for its …

Rethinking security for the Internet of Things

Mike Gault Contributor<p>Mike Gault is the founder and CEO of blockchain technology platform Guardtime.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>Let’s Be Honest About The Problems With Blockchain And Finance<p>Many people scoffed in January 2014 when Cisco CEO John Chambers pegged the “Internet of Everything” as a …

Internet of Things

The 10 Golden Rules of Simple, Clean Design

There’s a lot more to simple design than you think. A product such as the iPhone may appear clean and unobtrusive to the naked eye, but there’s a lot …

The key to happiness at work isn’t money–it’s autonomy

When I was around 10 years old, my stay-at-home dad went back to work. For the next few years, he switched jobs a lot. For a while he took portraits in a photography studio; another time, he managed a bookstore. He told me more than once that he was looking for a job with plenty of autonomy. He was …

Employment

Applying Machine Learning to Text Mining with Amazon S3 and RapidMiner | Amazon Web Services

<i>Gopal Wunnava is a Senior Consultant with AWS Professional Services</i><p>By some estimates, 80% of an organization’s data is unstructured content. This …

Natural Language Processing

How Adobe and Google Are Shaping the Future of Digital Analytics

Keeping up with the proverbial Joneses can be exhausting among suburban neighbors. But when your neighbors are analytics powerhouses Adobe and …

Neural Networks: What Are They, And Why Is The Tech Industry Obsessed With Them?

The likes of Google and Facebook are pegging their futures on neural networks. Here’s why they’re the future of computing.<p>From Deep Dream to Deep Drumpf, everyone’s talking about neural networks these days. But what the heck <i>are</i> neural networks and what do they mean for the future of computing and …

Deep Learning

7 Powerful Beliefs That Lead to Monumental Success | Inc.com

We all have that inner voice--the that tells you you're not going to make it.<p>That you're not good enough. You're undeserving. It's too late. You can't win. You fail at everything.<p>If you listen to it, that voice will dictate the beliefs you hold about yourself.<p>With these seven powerful beliefs, you …

Motivation

Data Science Skills Needed in a Big Data World

Last month, I wrote about the three skills needed to practice data science. Based on a factor analysis of many different skills, data science skills …

MIT's new visualization tool is a goldmine for data nerds

Love impressing your pals with all there is to know about computer science? Or perhaps state geography is more your thing?<p>MIT Media Lab, in partnership with Deloitte and the data visualization startup Datawheel, has just gone live with perhaps the most extensive tool ever created for mining and …

View and summarize data using R (walkthrough)

8 minutes to read<p>Contributors<p><b>THIS TOPIC APPLIES TO:</b> SQL Server (Windows only)Azure SQL DatabaseAzure SQL Data WarehouseParallel Data Warehouse<p>Now …

11 Tweaks to Your Morning Routine Will Make Your Entire Day More Productive | Inc.com

I don't know anyone who couldn't use a little boost in energy and self-control.<p>Researchers at the University of Nottingham recently published findings from their exploration of 83 studies on energy and self-control. What they found will change the way you start your day.<p>The researchers found that …

Time Management

33 business books every professional should read before turning 30

To help you figure out how to navigate the professional world and set yourself on the right trajectory, we've rounded up some of our favorite business books.<p>They include career guides, business memoirs, and academic research on how to maximize your time and network.<p>Here are the business books we …

Self-improvement

The Predictive Enterprise: Five Trends Shaping the Future of Business

What if you could predict what products or services your customers wanted before they did? What if you knew how your competitors were thinking about the market? What if you could anticipate with accuracy the next game-changing business strategy that would give you a strategic advantage?<p>These …

Big Data

IBM SystemML Machine Learning Technology Goes Open-Source

IBM's machine-learning open-source technology -- SystemML -- has been accepted as a project by the Apache Software Foundation, and renamed Apache …

Nest Thermostats updated for better temperature control and energy efficiency

The heat is on<p>Nest is pushing out a software update that will improve its ability to make small changes to your home's temperature on the fly. This is based on more intelligent algorithms, Nest says, as well as better controls for more advanced heating systems.<p>Most thermostats are what they are …

Machine Learning

Design Inspiration: Data & Dashboard UI Design

The increasing popularity of wearable technology like the Apple Watch, and activity trackers, think Fitbit and UP by Jawbone, has us thinking about …

Data Visualization

Magic Leap's plan for the future used to be incredibly weird

Email plants, magic tomes, and the anti-gamer demographic<p>As we start learning more about Microsoft's HoloLens augmented reality headset, it's becoming clearer than ever how little we know about rival headset Magic Leap. Since the company was pushed into the public eye by a $542 million funding …

Augmented Reality

The relation between p-values and the probability H0 is true is not weak enough to ban p-values

<i>The journal of Basic and Applied Social Pychology banned the p-value in 2015, after Trafimow (2014) had explained in an editorial a year earlier that</i> …