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This Health Startup Is Testing a New Prescription for Kids With ADHD: Playing Video Games

By activating specific neural networks, games could minimize symptoms of the condition.<p>You've probably heard the warnings. Video games--at least in excess--are bad for your brain, even addicting. But what if sitting in front of a screen could do some real good for your health, and even make you …

4 tips for smoother mornings  when your child has ADHD

Getting your kids ready for school is a work in progress in many American homes. It may resemble a three-ring circus for some, a regimented drill …

Time Management

The Future For Software In 2018

You would think that we might have developed enough software by now in 2017 as we close the year and look forward to 2018. It appears not. There is still massive growth in the software industry and tech analysts are spending even more time trying to fashion their predictions for and of the road …

Is There Any Value in Estimating if You're Using Kanban?

The benefits of estimating in Scrum, whether using story points or ideal days, are pretty clear. Once the team commits to the work to be done during …

What is Agile in Project Management? How it Works and Examples of Leading Solutions

What is agile in project management? It is an iterative approach to project management, in contrast to traditional project management, also called …

What is agile methodology? Modern software development explained

Every software development organization today seems to practice the agile software development methodology, or a version of it. Or at least they …

Project Management

7 Agile Success Factors for State Government IT Leaders

By Juliet Van WagenenThese few tips can help any CIO get more flexible and transparent government IT.

Project Management

Five Things Every Developer Should Know about Software Architecture

Key Takeaways<p>Understanding the basics of software architecture is more important than ever before, given the distributed nature of the software …

Humanist Tells Iowa Legislators, During Invocation, to Make Wise Decisions “In the Name of Good”

April 19, 2017 by Hemant Mehta<p>Just weeks after <b>Justin Scott</b> delivered the first-ever secular invocation in the Iowa State House, <b>Rocky Gissler</b>, …

Start With Humanism

June 12, 2017 by J. H. McKenna, Ph.D.<p>Start with Humanism. For your own self-designation, begin with the broadest most relevant category and call …

What Else Can We Call A Humanist?

June 12, 2017 by J. H. McKenna, Ph.D.<p>A Humanist may refuse designations offered by religionists because religionists tend to cast Humanists in, shall …

Scrum and Kanban Stronger Together

What is your reaction to reading this post’s headline? Do you feel a sense of affirmation because you believe that Scrum and Kanban are compatible? …

10 Keto Recipes That Are Full of Fat (and That's a Good Thing)

First it was gluten-free, then it was Paleo, and now it's all about that keto life. Haven't heard of it yet? We're still getting our feet wet when it …

How To Follow A Ketogenic Diet

A ketogenic diet has been shown to help people lose stubborn weight, drastically reduce inflammation, boost energy, and improve brain health (1). …

Makers of Crowdfunded "Gravity Blanket" Withdraw Unsupported Medical Claims after Raising $3 Million

A “Gravity blanket” on Kickstarter that claimed to use cozy pressure to treat anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, and other conditions has been …

Comment on Another ADHD Denier by Another ADHD Denier | SecularNews.Org

[…] Steven Novella Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is real. As I discussed at length in a post two […]

Evidence-Based Medicine

Never Punish a Child for Behavior Outside His Control

Most parents are good parents. But if your son or daughter has attention deficit disorder (ADHD or ADD), “good” may not be enough. To ensure that …

10 Myths About School Laws for ADHD Services

After working in special-education law for more than 30 years, I have found that schools don’t always follow the letter and spirit of the law when …

Parenting Tips for ADHD: Do’s and Don’ts

Create structure<p>Make a routine for your child and stick to it every day. Establish rituals around meals, homework, playtime, and bedtime. Simple …

How we use Trello on the GOV.UK Publishing Platform team - Inside GOV.UK

Teams at GDS are free to pick the processes and tools that work for them. On the GOV.UK Publishing Platform, our Kanban process is supported by …

4 Benefits of Kanban Project Management

Kanban project management can be used at the team, project, and portfolio levels, to help teams deliver on time, on budget and on value.The post 4 …

Project Management

“I Hate Kanban…”

Wandering the conference halls I overhear…<p>Yeah. Kanban sucks. I hate it! Didn’t change anything …<p>Forget for a moment that you can model anything with …

Embracing the Agile Mindset & Agile's Core Principles

Now that Agile methods have become mainstream in parts of the world, it’s appropriate to reassess our goals and approach in the spirit of uncovering …

Kanban: The benefits of using this agile PM framework

Scrum and lean are just two types of agile project management. Learn about the Kanban agile PM framework's history, guiding principles, and …

Handling Non Functional Requirements in User Stories

For Training, Coaching, and Consulting engagements, please contact me for details on how I can help your organization.<p><b>Please Note:</b> User Stories are …

How to Manage Projects Using an Online Kanban Board

Once you understand the concept behind what a Kanban board is, take a moment to learn more about how they can help you plan and manage projects in a …

Project Management

Agile Kanban Waterfall! What?

Software developers have long been motivated to optimize the process of creating good code. This involves improving your technical skills, such as …

Why Agile is like flossing and regular sex

The difference between doing it and saying you're doing itAfter roughly 20 years, agile software development has wheedled its way into most every …

Leggo My Bug! Lego Introduces 1167-Piece Classic Volkswagen Beetle Kit

Lego just keeps finding new ways to drain our pockets—and not because various staff members’ children are pining for the plastic-brick-based toys. We, a group of full-grown adults, keep buying Legos (for ourselves) because Lego keeps introducing new kits modeled after classic cars. (Well, that and</i> …