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Finding Better Mobile Analytics

Analytics In Real Life<p>Let’s use as an example a small iOS application that we developed. It’s called What I Eat, and it’s intended to track the …

10 of the least-visited US national parks

With US national parks such as Yosemite and Yellowstone facing overcrowding, we take a look at 10 beautiful but little-known parks where you’re more likely to see a bear, moose or ‘champion tree’ than another human. Tell us about your experiences in less-trodden parks by clicking the Witness button …

National Parks

Apple Introduces Major Retail Changes, Including New Pro-Level Positions and Credo

Apple held all-hands meetings with retail employees this weekend to introduce major new changes, including new and renamed positions, a new credo, and new store layouts, according to multiple retail sources.<p>Apple is implementing three new retail positions in the United States and United Kingdom, …

How a $100 million investment helped make Papa John's America's favorite pizza chain

Papa John's was the top pizza chain in the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI), with a score of 82 out of 100. This is the 15th time out of the previous 17 years the chain has earned top marks in the pizza industry in overall customer satisfaction.<p>In fact, the pizza chain was second place …

Ashwagandha: Benefits, Uses & Side Effects - Ayurvedic Herb Guides

Ashwagandha <i>(Withania somnifera)</i> has become one of the most popular Ayurvedic herbs in the Western world. And it is no wonder, with all the benefits …

Use Honey to save money on Amazon purchases

If you're anything like me, you consider saving money a sport. Of course, to get good at the game, you need the right gear.<p>Or, in this case, the right browser extension. Honey is a popular tool that can automatically dig up and apply coupon codes for thousands of online stores. But now it offers …

Shopping

8 Ways To Value Your Company

As stated on The Art of Startup Fundraising, determining the value of your company is one of the hardest things you will be doing when the time to …

Scrum Alliance - Member Articles

Member Articles<p>Attention, Members:<p>We’re redesigning our website to be a more functional and robust experience. To streamline processes, we have …

Scrum Alliance - Member Articles

Member Articles<p>Enjoy our extensive collection of member-contributed articles to learn how other Scrum practitioners use Scrum in the workplace.<p>Read …

Agile contracts

<b>Humans and Technology</b> Technical Report, HaT TR 2006.01, Sept 4, 2006<p>Abstract<p>I’ve been collecting ideas people have for contracts on agile …

How to Read a Book a Week

It was the late 1980s and I was sitting in a university lecture hall listening to Abbie Hoffman, an author and an activist, ranting about my generation’s indifference. Next to me was Gloria Emerson, a brilliant and eccentric journalist and author. We were discussing Hoffman’s talk when I told her …

Writing

Hire the Best People, and Let Them Work from Wherever They Are

I ran into a former HR colleague at a conference last month. We got to talking and she mentioned she was finding it difficult to hire a cybersecurity expert. I wasn’t surprised. Security talent is scarce in the tech sector right now. “I found someone phenomenal, but she’s in Washington State, and …

Management

10 Upgrades Under $1,000 That Increase Home Values

A clean, well-maintained home in tiptop condition will yield maximum profit when it comes time to sell. However, you don’t have to shell out the big bucks to make sure your house is in mint condition. There are a number of upgrades you can do for under $1,000 that will impress buyers and prompt …

Home Improvement

The most game-changing Costco shopping secrets

If you love to snap up a bargain (who doesn't?), then you probably have a Costco membership card tucked away in your wallet. This mega warehouse sells everything in bulk, from grocery items (including organic fruit and vegetables) to household goods, electronics, liquor, diamond rings, and even …

Shopping

10 Customer Service Lessons Every Entrepreneur Should Learn

Someone once said that sales without customer service is like stuffing money into a pocket full of holes. I couldn’t agree more. From my own …

Business Strategy

Investing Advice For Millennials: Financial Guru And Author William Bernstein Tells You What Other Advisers Won't

William Bernstein is an unlikely financial theorist. He holds a doctorate in organic chemistry and was a practicing neurologist before abandoning an …

By: Hermann Guenther

Hello Nasim,Great article about pano<br>shooting. Not overly technical and easy to understand. A Coloradan myself, I<br>have been shooting panos for about …

How president of Odlum Brown is investing her money

Debra Hewson grew up in a conservative household in North Vancouver where debt was considered a bad word and "boring" investments such as guaranteed income certificates and bonds were favoured.<p>The president and chief executive of Vancouver-based investment management firm Odlum Brown is a little …

9 Techniques for Practicing Meditation

True meditation is a living practice that can’t be defined in terms of particular steps to take – there is nowhere to go but to be right here in this …

MORGAN STANLEY: Here are 36 stocks that should thrive no matter what

But even if the markets and economy as a whole were to turn, there will continue to be growth stories here and there that'll deliver no matter what.<p>These are the secular growth stories.<p>On Tuesday, Morgan Stanley released its annual list of secular growth stocks.<p>"To build this Secular Growth Stocks …

12 Hot Luxury Cars With Impressive Fuel Economy

NEW YORK (MainStreet) – Luxury and efficiency once existed on polar opposite ends of the automotive spectrum. Now, their fates are as entwined as the …

One chart that explains Alphabet, Google's new parent company

Google has announced a massive organisational overhaul: The search giant will now be controlled by Alphabet, a newly created parent company.<p>Meanwhile, many of Google's projects less related to its core internet business — including its investment and human-longevity research arms — are being spun …

Startup Insider: The Story Behind Stock Trading App Robinhood and Its One Million-Person Waitlist

Startup Insider is a series of articles with the goal of helping aspiring founders and entrepreneurs understand the ins and outs of starting a startup. You can sign up to stay up to date with this series here. If you have any interesting stories, you can email us here.<p>---<p>When the 2008 financial …

Magic of Compounding Returns

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Big data is following you

July 20, 2015 | 4:00 PM<p>Embed Code<iframe src="https://www.marketplace.org/2015/07/20/tech/big-data-following-you/popout" frameborder="0" width="100%" height="240px"></iframe><p>Copy<br>• Close<p>Embed Code<iframe src="https://www.marketplace.org/2015/07/20/tech/big-data-following-you/popout" frameborder="0" …

How To Find Mistake Fares And Fly For Cheap

There are many ways to get started in the miles and points game, as there are many ways to play.<p>These days the simplest and perhaps easiest way is to …

When to Use Matrix & Spot Metering

Matrix (Nikon)/Evaluative (Canon) metering is the standard go-to choice of the metering options. Many photographers select Matrix metering and never …