Jennifer Bermejo

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Why Skills Matter: The Importance of Cross-Sector Collaboration

<i>Rhia Bakshi is an international student from India currently living in Washington, DC. She will graduate from American University in May with a</i> …

Workforce – collaboration without borders - Human Resources Report 2014

A number of years ago, we set up the High Performance Award as a way of rewarding successful examples of horizontal collaboration across departments. …

How Smart People Collaborate for Success

Solo performers can shine, but working together can yield greater results. Here are seven tips for improving collaboration.<p>Most experts agree that collaboration in business consistently provides greater accomplishment. When it works, the combined brainpower of intelligent people can solve complex …

Self-improvement

3 Weird Steps To The Cloud (Beware The Obvious Choice)

Moving to the cloud? <b>Stop</b> and think: When switching business processes to the cloud, it’s tempting to simply take your in-house legacy and move it, as-is. <i>But is that the best plan?</i><p>David Amerland suggests an unusual philosophy, encouraging us to think from first principles. The results may surprise …

Bull Shark Catch in Maryland Highlights Nearness of Species to Shore

Wildlife<p>They’re baaaaack! Not that they were ever gone; they’ve just kept a low profile. Two eight-foot, 220-pound bull sharks were caught in Maryland near Point Lookout, where the Chesapeake Bay and Potomac River meet. And, very close to where I’ve spent my summers growing up, sandy-footed and …

Moment of Violent Starbirth Captured

Changing Planet<p>This stunning image of the birth of a star with colorful energetic jets combines both radio and visible light observations from some of the largest telescopes in the world located in Chile.<br>Credit: ESO/ALMA (ESO/NAOJ/NRAO)/H. Arce. Acknowledgements: Bo Reipurth<p><b>While Hollywood</b> …

New Theory Explains Africa’s Mysterious Fairy Circles

<b>A few months ago we brought you the latest explanation of Africa’s mysterious “fairy circles”—circular patterns in the earth that appear across the grasslands of southern Africa and which have intrigued and baffled scientists, earning their rather ethereal name.</b><p><b>The newest findings at the time</b> …

Why Big, Intense Wildfires Are the New Normal

Climate change, untamed vegetation, and development have created a new wildfire landscape.<p><b>The large wildfire burning in and around Yosemite National Park has already consumed more than 184,000 acres, and shows no signs of slowing down. The blaze, which has been dubbed “Rim Fire,” is now the largest</b> …

Ancient Fish Downsized But Still Largest Ever

Once thought to be 90 feet long, the fish is now a more modest 26 to 55 feet.<p><b>Of all the fish to ever swim in the seas, Leedsichthys problematicus may be the record-holder for the world's largest. But as the Jurassic plankton-feeder's species name suggests, Leedsichthys is a problematic fish.</b><p>Working …

What's Killing Bottlenose Dolphins? Experts Discover Cause

A virus outbreak is behind hundreds of dolphin strandings along the U.S. East Coast.<p><b>The hundreds of bottlenose dolphin deaths along the U.S. East Coast are likely due to a disease outbreak called cetacean morbillivirus, the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries</b> …