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11 Tasks You Didn’t Know You Could Outsource to an Assistant

A good assistant takes care of menial tasks. A great one frees up hours of your time.<p>For a founder who wears many hats in his or her organization, having an assistant eases the burden of having to handle less important, yet nonetheless timely tasks. In order to truly make this a worthwhile …

Small Business

Google Express shopping service closing delivery hubs, seeking to outsource delivery

Google’s Amazon Prime competitor, Google Express, is closing its two delivery hubs and looking instead to outsource its delivery operations, reports <i>Re/code</i>.<p>Google Express, the search giant’s same-day delivery service, is shutting down its two delivery hubs in San Francisco and Mountain View, …

Outsourcing

Outsourcing for developers: when and where?

For a long, long time I was hardily against the idea of outsourcing. I wanted to be everything behind the site for a client — the mind, the creative, …

Employment

Outsourcing IT security continues to grow, study finds

Spending on the outsourcing of IT functions is rising at a rate that is in step with IT operational budgets as a whole, according to a new report, …

What is inside your SharePoint CSS

What is inside the SharePoint CSS Ever wondered what is defined in the corev15.css? Let’s take a little look to some statistics of this style sheet. …

Microsoft SharePoint

SharePoint 2013 Step by step: Setup for Outgoing Email Setting with SMTP virtual server (Part 2)

First, check the SMTP server is installed on the server. You can check that on <b>Server Manager</b> and <b>Features</b> section.<p>You will (obviously) need to install …

Use OData query operations in SharePoint REST requests

Learn how to use a wide range of OData query string operators to select, filter, and order the data you request from the SharePoint REST</b> …

Overview of security trimming, administrative policies, and privacy settings for social feeds in SharePoint Server 2013

<i>Applies to: SharePoint Server 2013 Enterprise, SharePoint Server 2013 Standard</i><p><i>Topic Last Modified: 2016-12-16</i><p><b>Summary:</b> Learn about how security …

Office 365 & SharePoint Users: Wait or Upgrade to Windows 10?

SharePoint people around the world are asking themselves this question. Should I wait or should I upgrade? Windows 10 brings a lot of improvements to …

Addendum to the modified Maslow Hierarchy

You're likely familiar with the modified Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs with the giant WIFI added to the bottom; now comes Sam Wiss's important addendum.

What Maslow’s Hierarchy Won’t Tell You About Motivation

At some point in their careers, most leaders have either consciously — or, more likely, unwittingly — based (or justified) their approach to motivation on Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs. Maslow’s idea that people are motivated by satisfying lower-level needs such as food, water, shelter, and security, …

More Maslow's Hierarchy, Less Maslow's Hammer

When people tell me how things occurred "in the day," I usually want to run in the other direction.<p>For the quarter-century I have worked in technology, the great spoken aspiration of many company builders has been to “change the world.”<p>Walk into many startups and you will find products code-named …

Abraham Maslow and the pyramid that beguiled business

<b>The psychologist Abraham Maslow's theory of human motivation is 70 years old but continues to have a strong influence on the world of business. What is it, and is it right?</b><p>There is a commonly reproduced symbol which many believe holds the secret to personal fulfilment and business success.<p>It …

Apple Watch Sport Component Costs Estimated at $83.70, Which Won't Sit Well With Tim Cook

IHS iSuppli often tears down devices to estimate component costs, and today, the research firm released its report on the Apple Watch, suggesting it has the lowest hardware costs compared to retail price of any Apple product IHS has researched.<p>The 38mm Apple Watch Sport dissected by IHS was …

Smartwatches

Apple Watch U.S. Sales Estimated at 2.8 Million, Sports Band May Have Base Cost of Just $2

The latest data from Slice Intelligence, a digital commerce research firm that tracks email receipts, estimates Apple Watch sales at 2.79 million in the United States nearly two months after the wrist-worn device launched, according to <i>Reuters</i>. Slice Intelligence previously estimated 1 million Apple …

Smartwatches

Google stock soars to record high on earnings beat

Google Inc.'s stock rallied in Europe trading after new Chief Financial Officer Ruth Porat signaled plans to bring more restraint to spending at the Internet search giant.<p>Profit and sales topped analysts' estimates in the second quarter, and operating expenses rose at the slowest pace since 2013. …

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Mondelez Tops Estimates Amid Cost Cutting Efforts, Job Outsourcing

Mondelez International, the maker of Oreos cookies, Trident gum and Ritz crackers, topped second quarter estimates as it continues to cut costs and invest in factory production abroad.<p>The snack foods giant also increased its stock buyback plan by $6 billion.<p>Investors seemed to like what they saw, …

Business (Canada)

Japan releases 2020 stadium guidelines, but no cost estimates

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan approved guidelines for its new Olympic stadium on Friday, vowing to build an athlete-friendly stadium as cheaply as possible and complete it by March 2020, a year later than planned, but without including any cost estimates or limits.<p>Japan scrapped its original plan for the …

Olympic Village

30 (Really Quick) Time-Management Tips

Time is of the essence. Use these tips to manage it.<p>I know you are pressed for time. I believe the best time management involves stress management. But then again, these tips can still help you be more productive with the hours you <i>do</i> have to work. They come from the company Toggl, maker of (of …

Time Management

Why Time Management Totally Backfires

Your efforts to streamline your day are probably just making you feel busier.<p>You probably don't need research to tell you that people are feeling more and more overwhelmed and overscheduled, but if anecdotal evidence isn't enough to make this clear, studies do exist. Americans tell pollsters they …

Time Management

5 Practices to Gain More Time and Master Productivity

Women's Empowerment Expert, Serial Entrepreneur, Founder of SHE Summit Global Conference (Oct 6-7 in NYC - SHESummit.com)<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurs have to wear many hats and our days are filled with endless to-dos. As we often work solo or with small …

Time Management

5 Ways to Make Time for Your Side Hustle

Producer and Founder of ListProducer.com<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There are loads of people out there who have a brilliant idea for starting their own business. You may even be one of them. Yet a significantly lower number of people actually go on to start their …

Time Management

7 Life Hacks to Be Productive Instead of Just Busy

Serial Entrepreneur • CEO at Amerisleep • CEO at OCLU<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When your nose is constantly to the grindstone, sometimes it is hard to eat your meals on time, much less get perspective on anything else that is going on. As entrepreneurs, we often …

Time Management

Apple Watch: Software developers see more apps coming

Software developers who tried on an Apple Watch for the first time on Friday predicted a rush of new apps over the next few months, particularly in …

Smartwatches

Software developers predict rush of new apps on Apple Watch

<b>SAN FRANCISCO:</b> Software developers who tried on an Apple Watch for the first time on Friday predicted a rush of new apps over the next few months, …

Smartwatches

Five areas of software development innovation to watch

Software development has undergone a massive transformation in the last two decades. From the first wave of breakthrough do-it-all PC applications …

Internet of Things

Little Interest From Software Developers in Microsoft's New Apps Plan

This story originally appeared on Reuters<p>Microsoft's plan to make its new version of Windows a mobile hit by letting it accept tweaked Apple and Android apps has met an obstacle: some of the software developers the company needs to woo just aren't interested.<p>Windows phones accounted for just 3 …

Apps

Motorola’s SVP of Software talks about the new Moto X and future development

In an interview in <i>Engadget</i>, Motorola’s SVP of Software Seang Chau spoke briefly about the focus the company had chosen for the development of its latest Moto X smartphone, and where he saw the next generation of smartphones heading.<p>Chau said that Google “levels the playing field every time” by …

Mobile Technology

Scientists develop software for drone traffic management

It's all systems go for NASA Ames' Unmanned Aerial Systems Traffic Management project. One of its partner organizations participating in the program's initial phase is the University of Nevada, Reno, where a team of researchers has already created the software to make it possible. If you're …

Drones