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10 Ways To Lose Your Best Employees

Want to hold tight to your talent? Don’t do these things!<p>In the course of writing <i>The Talent Mandate,</i> I spoke with a prominent business school professor who told me that no corporate function lags behind today so dramatically as talent. He sees improvements and innovations in every area except in …

Employment

Top 10 Things Companies Should Stop Doing Right Now

Companies waste huge amounts of time, money and energy on practices that pretty much everyone hates, not because these practices deliver any value …

30 Books You Should Read Before You're 30

The best books aren't static stories, but living entities with meanings that change and grow along with you. That's why we strongly recommend rereading the classics that were assigned to you in high school; you may find that they're nothing like they were before.<p>Still, some books are best …

24 Techniques to Market a Product on a Tight Budget

Learning how to market a product on a tight budget is not as difficult as you think. It requires that you learn how to combine <i>content marketing</i> with</i> …

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Chevrolet

Nike: Most Innovative Company | Fast Company

During the 2016 Olympics, Nike put female athletes in the spotlight in its popular "Unlimited" ad campaign—and it promoted diversity in its own business. In 2016, the majority of the company’s employees were minorities, and women made up 48% of its global workforce.<p>The company is also a pioneer in …

Microsoft CEO needs to be fresh, innovative

Whip out the elegant, light, super-thin Asus Zenbook on an airplane, and you're sure to attract stares. The PC stands out even more with Microsoft's Windows 8 software, its touch-screen full of colorful tiles promising a glimpse of the future.<p>But that view starts to get foggy when Windows 8 tries …

Software

Amazon Redshift - New features and built-in functions

We’re delighted to announce a number new features for Amazon Redshift.<p>Over the past month, we’ve simplified loading with support for scientific …

Want to start a big data company? Here are 5 things you need to know

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / Lisa S.<p>Big data is hot as hell, but it’s also difficult as hell. The acquisition of Infochimps by CSC …

Told ya so: Amazon gears up more services for mobile developers

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Shutterstock / Reno Martin<p>If anyone doubted that Amazon Web Services (s amzn) is fully aboard the mobile applications …

Starbucks Could Use Your Social Data To Find New Locations

The Telco space has always been Big Data. Any single one of our mobile operator customers produces data at a rate greater than Facebook. Globys is …

Data Science

Data center interconnection: An inconvenient truth

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Credit: Flickr user Ryan Franklin<p>When it comes to data centers, it seems the servers and switches get all the glory, ie. they …

How to run Hadoop on OpenStack with Hortonworks Sandbox - Hortonworks

The Hortonworks Sandbox is a great tool for not only learning Hadoop, but also for experimentation and application development. Deployment in a type …

Google releases iOS app to configure Chromecast devices

People buying the $35 Web-to-TV streaming-video devices now can set them up with an iOS app, not just a PC with a Web browser.<p>iOS users now can set up and manage their Google Chromecast devices with an app Google released Tuesday.<p>Google announced the app on its Chrome updates blog and published the …

iOS Apps

The American Design Hot List, compiled by Sight Unseen - The Fox Is Black

The ladies at Sight Unseen have put together their American Design Hot List, a compilation of the best ‘Mericans in product design. The goal of their …

An Architecture Firm Packs Serious Style Into A Skinny Footprint

NatureHumaine turned the close quarters of a Montreal street into a collaborative space.<p>Architects, or the famous ones at least, have a reputation for neglecting the needs of their clients. And there are many, many leaky roofs in the history of the practice that give credence to the claim.<p>But …

Living Rooms