Olaf Preiss

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Armes Deutschland, reiches Deutschland

Laut Grundgesetz sollen die Lebensverhältnisse in ganz Deutschland gleichwertig sein. Doch die Realität sieht anders aus. Eine neue Studie zeigt, wie …

Parody Video Imagining A Microsoft Bing Self-Driving Car

This is a parody video created by the folks at Rooster Teeth imagining if Microsoft's Bing developed a self-driving car. It was cute enough for a …

Autonomous Cars

20 Basic Cooking Hacks Everyone Should Know

Employment - Hours worked

Average annual hours worked is defined as the total number of hours actually worked per year divided by the average number of people in employment …

Marktübersicht Smart Home kommt im Alltag an – 24 Anbieter

Obwohl schon sehr vieles möglich ist, um sich den Alltag durch digitale Anwendungen leichter oder auch sicherer zu gestalten, zögern übrigens noch …

When Cultural Differences Interfere with Your Time

With today’s global workforce, it’s becoming increasingly important to understand and work more effectively with people across cultures. But what happens when cultural differences about managing time interfere with the work we’re trying to accomplish?<p>That was certainly the case for an American …

Management

The Future Of Amazon, Apple, Facebook And Google

In one of the most energetic and entertaining presentations I’ve seen in a while, Scott Galloway, Clinical Professor of Marketing, NYU Stern, Founder & CEO of L2, business intelligence firm serving prestige brands. spoke in Munich about “The Four Horsemen of the digital economy“: Amazon, Apple, …

Tim Cook

15 Indizien, dass Sie außergewöhnlich sind (und es nicht wissen)

Viele haben in ihrer Kindheit immer wieder gehört, dass sie etwas ganz Besonderes sind. Selbstverständlich sind Kinder, gerade für die Eltern, etwas …

Der (digitale) Kaufprozess: gestern, heute und morgen

Die Digitalisierung lässt kaum einen Stein auf dem anderen und der digitale Wandel im Handel bringt auf Seiten des Kaufprozesses fundamentale …

Personalentwicklung: Low Performer: Entwicklung oder Trennung? | Personal

In der aktuellen Ausgabe der Wirtschaft + Weiterbildung erläutern die beiden Trainer und Berater MacKenzie und Saller anhand eines realen …

Big Ideas; Big Tech: Microsoft and Cloud Computing

Tauchsieder: Piketty ist nicht widerlegbar

1 / 9<p><b>Metamorphose I</b><p>In der Frühphase des Kapitalismus werden aus Landarbeitern Handwerker: Webstuhl im 19. Jahrhundert in England.<p>Bild: imago / united …

NFL Mock Draft 2015: Projections for 1st-Round Prospects as Pro Days Conclude

The importance of pro days in the draft's evaluation process can't be stressed enough. While the scouting combine gives teams an up-close look at many top prospects, pro days allow interested NFL personnel to focus their attention on one specific player, allowing for a more scrutinized …

NFL

5 Warning Signs Your Employees Have Stopped Caring--and How to Rekindle Their Passion

You may not know you have an employee engagement problem until you start losing your best and brightest.<p>How can you tell when you've lost the confidence, commitment, and engagement of your employees? The signs aren't always overt, warn Michael Houlihan and Bonnie Harvey, co-founders of Barefoot …

Employment

Artoo In Love: A Short R2-D2 Love Story

This is Artoo In Love, a worthwhile short about R2-D2 falling in love with a mailbox. It has everything: romance, droids, heartbreak. It does not …

Lessons In Designing Great Enterprise Software

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Etan Lightstone is the director of UX design at New Relic.</i><p>As people are bringing new expectations of a quality user experience into the workplace, delivering a consumer-grade experience is becoming critical for all business software and is a fundamental way for software makers to …

Why Leaving Your Comfort Zone Can Be So Rewarding

You’ll lead a more fulfilled life<p>Comfort can lead to laziness, and as we’ve already touched on stepping outside of our comfort zone can lead to heightened activity and optimal performance.<p>Comfort may feel good in the short term, but as Ran Zilca, explains on Psychology Today, sacrificing …

NFL

Frankfurt oder Düsseldorf? Die NFL plant mit Deutschland<p>Auf dem Treffen der Teambesitzer wird die Expansion der NFL vorangetrieben. Oben auf dem …

McKay: Owners want change in 2015

PHOENIX -- The NFL's dullest play, the extra point, appears to be headed for some changes, perhaps significant ones, for the 2015 season.<p>While team …

Alarm bei Einbruch und schlechter Luft

Withings-Überwachungskamera Alarm bei Einbruch und schlechter Luft<p>Von<p>-Aktualisiert am 23.03.2015-17:00<p>Die Withings-Überwachungskamera hat eine tolle …

NFL Draft 2015 Compensatory Picks: Team-by-Team Breakdown

On Monday evening, the NFL announced the list of 32 compensatory picks that were divided up among 14 NFL teams during the league's owner meetings.<p>While the exact process of assigning the selections isn't known, teams are awarded compensatory picks based upon free agents they lost in the previous …

30 tech skills that will get you a $110,000-plus salary

But it's an ever-changing job market. One day a skill is hot and the next it's not.<p>Job site Dice.com recently published its 2015 Salary Survey, which named the highest-paying tech skills.<p>Dice, a tech-job-hunting site, surveyed 23,470 IT professionals in the fall of 2014 to come up with this list.<p>Of …

3 Behaviors That Drive Successful Salespeople

Most people consider selling to be an art rather than a science: some people have it and some people don’t. But this leaves a lot of uncertainty in what is often a company’s most profitable department, and it makes managing a high-functioning sales force notoriously difficult. The prevailing …

Owners to discuss 23 rules proposals

Significant changes to the use of video replay, including reviewing all fouls called by game officials, and a rule change that would allow teams to …

Want to Build a DIY Star Wars-themed Drone? These People Did

There’s something that connects Star Wars fans to drones and we can see why. For lovers of airborne action who also love sci-fi, these rugged flying machines are just the thing.<p>Below you’ll find the latest builds from drone enthusiasts, but we’re also looking forward to seeing your own DIY projects …

Tips for Coaching Someone Remotely

Leaders are providing less explicit direction to their employees these days, and relying more on coaching as a leadership tool, as organizations become flatter and more dependent on knowledge work. But many people also manage teams that span locations and time zones, which means they must do at …

Financial Services

19 Genius Ways To Organize Your Garage

5. Create this clever organization unit with upcycled plastic jars.<p>Chez Larsson<p>Advertisement<p>6. Use pre-divided storage containers to store small …

Here's What You'll Need To Run Windows 10

Microsoft has now detailed what hardware you’ll need to run Windows 10 at its WinHEC keynote in Shenzhen this week.<p>In a presentation about Windows 10, the company revealed that it will require a minimum resolution of 800×600, 1GB of memory for 32-bit machines or 2GB for 64-bit, 16GB of storage …

Windows 10 will be free for software pirates

Windows 10 will be a free upgrade for Windows 7 and Windows 8 users this summer, but Microsoft is also extending its offer to software pirates. "We are upgrading all qualified PCs, genuine and non-genuine, to Windows 10," says Terry Myerson, Microsoft’s Windows chief, in an interview with Reuters. …

Windows 10