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Ten Agile Axioms That Make Managers Anxious

<i>“If at first an idea is not absurd, there is no hope for it.”</i> —Albert Einstein<p>In June 2018, a time when “Agile at Scale” is emblazoned on the front cover of Harvard Business Review, the management journal with quasi-papal status, the era when managers could confidently ridicule agile management …

Innovation

Which Office 365 infographic to use when

As Office 365 has grown in complexity and feature set richness there have been many attempts to provide guidance for customers and end users. …

Project Management

How to optimise your service requests processes

When users and customers engage with IT, they expect a similar shopping experience to what they experience at home. As organisations continue to hone …

Incident Management Basics

The foundation for IT service management, the efficient handling of incoming incident reports can make or break a business’ service department. …

Project Management

13 Clever Hacks That'll Make Cleaning Cheaper And Easier

Mop your floors with DIY reusable Swiffer pads and clean your grout with a power scrubber.<p><b>Read more:</b><p>• 20 Cleaning Hacks That'll Make You Say, "Why Didn't I Know About These Sooner?"<p>• 20 Hacks That'll Make Your Home Cleaner And More Organized<p>• Literally 536 Solutions To All The Cleaning Questions …

Cleaning

How to Download Absolutely Everything You Can Find on the Web

The internet is always there, vast and accessible, from wherever you happen to be—until it isn’t. Maybe you’ve got a long flight ahead of you and …

Software

Bill Gates Reads 50 Books Per Year. But Only These 6 Leadership Books Made His List of Recommendations

Of all 186 books Bill Gates has ever recommended on his personal blog, six leadership books get special attention.<p>In a 2016 interview at the <i>New York Times</i>, Bill Gates said that reading is still the "main way that I both learn new things and test my understanding." He told <i>The Times</i> he reads about 50 …

Bill Gates

Agile projects need agile leadership

Humans feel less threatened when they have more autonomy, think more constructively and are more creative when they can operate in more agile management cultures<p>The Agile Business Consortium has been working alongside a wide range of researchers and experts to explore the cultural and leadership …

GDPR – Are you Ready?

New regulations like GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) can always be a bit intimidating - but they don't have to be! If your organization …

The Best Road-Trip Apps for Kids That Make Travel Less Painful

Even better, they've all been vetted by Common Sense Media.<p>If you ever plan to take your kid anywhere, be it by plane, train, or automobile, these …

Infographic: Nine Ways To Focus And Calm Your Wandering Mind

Daydreaming is known to be a great booster for creativity, but at other times, buckling down and focusing on one’s work is vital to getting things …

How to Make a Website that Influences People: 9 Web Design Psychology Tips [Infographic]

Are you looking for ways to improve your business website? Want to use web design psychology to convince more visitors to do business with you?<p>SSls …

10 Code Snippets For Creating Animated Headers & Video Backgrounds

Every great website needs a beautiful header to grab attention. It’s the first thing visitors see, and it’s the only thing encouraging visitors to …

Take Back Control of Your Wi-Fi Connection with This Incredible Tool

Netspot Pro helps you analyze and optimize your wireless network like never before.<p>Wireless internet is one of the great inventions of our time. It’s …

VS Code Extensions for Happier JavaScript Coding

As a web developer, having a well calibrated editor is paramount to productivity. One of the best parts of Visual Studio Code as a general purpose …

How to Adopt a Light Version of ITIL’s Change Advisory Board

As you may already know, the ITIL-espoused change advisory board (CAB) consists of a group of people that assist the change management process with …

Want more self-reliant, responsible kids? Try Selbständigkeit, the German way.

When journalist Sara Zaske moved to Berlin with her family a few years ago, she noticed something different about German parents. They don't hover. They don't follow their kids on the playground or intervene when they fight. They let them go places on their own and play with knives and matches. …

Parenting

5 Steps to Quit Yelling at Your Kids—and What to Do Instead

If you erupt when your kids don’t listen or when the play becomes wild, we get it. But here’s how to stop your tirades once and for all—even when you really, really (really) want to yell.<p>A while ago I almost broke a blood vessel in my eye from yelling at my three kids to go to bed. Another time, I …

What You Need To Know About Kids' Screen Time Right Now

WATCH: Three little rules that can help your kids cultivate a healthy relationship with screens.<p>Our latest NPR Ed video takes on that question so many parents are asking: How much time should my kid spend looking at phones and screens and tablets and TVs and ...<p>In a nutshell (and inspired by food …

Kids

Drinking Toasts From Around the World

When hoisting a mug of brew at Oktoberfest in Germany, the word you'll be searching for is, "prost!"<p>One of the words we always recommend travelers …

Top 5 JavaScript Libraries to Create an Organizational Chart

In this article, we’ll review five JavaScript libraries that allow you to create online organizational charts. To make this info useful for different …

How to Stash Your Luggage for a Couple of Hours When Traveling

You’ve just landed at your travel destination, but the Airbnb won’t be available for a few hours. What to do? You could start exploring the city, but …

Luggage

A Manifesto for Service Management Agility—Summary | This view of service management...

The Agile Manifesto was originally written for software development. What would a Manifesto for Service Management Agility be?

Project Management

Watch: A Conversation With Decluttering Guru Marie Kondo

We interview the Japanese organizing expert about the art of tidying up and her new collaboration with minimalist brand Cuyana.<p>Marie Kondo, Japanese lifestyle expert and best-selling author of <i>The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up</i>, has won global recognition for leading the charge on decluttering, …

How To (Legally) Download Or Stream Movies For Free

It's easy to find movies to download or stream; even for law-abiding popcorn munchers! If you're flying straight and narrow or want to support and …

You can take Google's Machine Learning Crash Course for free now

Google’s new ‘Machine Learning Crash Course’ is now available and it’s free for everyone. If robots are coming for your job this class will prepare you for your next one.<p>This same course has been taken by more than 18,000 Google engineers, and this is the first time it’s been made available to the …

I got my son a STEM toy that teaches kids the basics of robotics and programming — and he loved it

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Steven John<p>Have you got an iPad, smartphone, or a computer? Good. Do you have a kid age six or older who has shown an interest in the way …

Contributing To WordPress: A Beginner’s Guide For Non-Coders

If you’ve been using WordPress for any amount of time, there’s a good chance you’ve come across the following statement: “Free as in speech, not free …

IT4IT’s Relationships With ITIL and Other Practices and Standards

What are the Other Standards?There are many different best practices, frameworks, and standards related to IT management such as ITIL, COBIT, PMBOK, …

How To Thrive In Your Marriage After Having Kids

My husband and I met when we were 19 years old. We were in college at different schools but connected at a wedding the summer before our junior year. …

Parenting