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Most Popular Programming Books to Buy

October 22, 2017<p>If you read just one of these book listed below you are a step ahead. Nowadays Programmers have stopped reading books instead they …

UX Design

3 Things to Know about Big Data: A Primer on Data Analytics Part 1

Joyce Durst, co-founder and CEO of Growth Acceleration Partners, shares the need-to-know info about data analytics for entrepreneurs.<p>Deciding how to invest your company's resources is complicated, especially when you're not sure what factors to rely on: revenue, customer reviews, team feedback, or …

Data Warehousing

CHATBOTS EXPLAINED: Why businesses should be paying attention to the chatbot revolution

<i>This is a preview of a research report from BI Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about BI Intelligence, click here.</i><p>Advancements in artificial intelligence, coupled with the proliferation of messaging apps, are fueling the development of chatbots — software …

Chatbots

40 of the Best Blogging Resources for Wordpress Bloggers

Blogging and online publishing is an essential element of leadership and influence in today’s digital culture. But, there are plenty of blogs out …

How to Finance a Start Up | Business Loans | Small Business Loans | Startup Funding

At some stage, most entrepreneurs will need to finance their startup. This means raising money to fund the continued growth and development of their …

Small Business

The Best Way to Learn to Code is to Code: Learn App Architecture by Building Apps

Learning to code can be tough. One of the biggest challenges I faced when I was learning was how to make the jump from learning resources and little …

Chapter 1: Mixing Work and Play

"My goal for the next decade is to try to make it as easy to save the world in real life as it is to save the world in online games." Jane …

Interaction Design

13 effective ways your startup can use Periscope to grow the business

By now, most digital-savvy startups are not only popping up on Pinterest and Facebook, but also on Snapchat and Instagram. Visual and video-driven …

Marketing

New test for ‘growth mindset’, the theory that anyone who tries can succeed

Researchers are going to examine the theory from American psychology that has taken UK schools by storm. Can it improve Sats results?<p>Can watching short films featuring actors impersonating Charles Darwin and Albert Einstein improve your brainpower? Researchers working in 100 British primary schools …

The 5 Reasons Your Startup Idea Is Going to Fail

<i>Not all ideas pan out, and these five reasons are usually the reason.</i><p>It's a harsh truth to face, but the reality is, not all startup ideas--even the seemingly brilliant ones--end up being the basis for blowout successes. Most of them end up failing, with the entrepreneurs who came up with them …

Entrepreneurship

After 104 rejections in tech, I figured out what I was really good at

Silicon Valley loves to disrupt things—including people’s careers. I learned this firsthand in 2013. It was four weeks before my 30th birthday and six weeks before my wedding. I was working on a top-notch product management team at a high-profile software company. I had interesting problems to …

Employment

5 realistic ways to work less but get more done

When 8 p.m. rolls around, you slam your head against the keyboard because you're still not done.<p>Sound familiar?<p>It's no shocker that Americans are overworked. 53% claim to be overworked and approaching the burnt-out phase (if they're not already there).<p>But what if you could do <i>more</i> work in <i>less</i> time, …

Time Management

5 Agile Marketing Steps that Business Leaders Can Take Now

I recently read an article on LinkedIn about the death and destruction of agile software development. In his article titled “Agile is Dead,” Matthew …

Project Management

The Future Of HR And Why Startups Shouldn’t Reject It

Many startups built their culture without the bureaucracy of human resources, but replacing a person with software can lead to problems.<p>In 2012 a curious person on the web–likely an enthusiastic entrepreneur–asked a simple question on Quora: Does a startup need an HR person? This was in the infancy …

The essential usability checklist for web apps

5 things you should get right in any screen.The post The essential usability checklist for web apps appeared first on InVision Blog.

UX Design

These companies are leading the trend in consolidating your workflow

Establishing an effective workflow process for your company is central to how successful your business will be. Though workflows differ from one company to the next, the end goal is always the same: increased productivity and sales.<p>If your team is tangled up in emails, deadlines, meetings and …

Project Management

4 Workflow Management Tools Your Mobile App Business Can’t Live Without

<i>[Proto.io is a mobile app prototyping tool used by entrepreneurs and startups to create fully-interactive realistic prototypes that look and feel</i> …

Project Management

Agile, Scrum, and Kanban: What the Heck Do These Words Really Mean?

When a software developer hears news about a "new JavaScript framework" or a "new IDE," he doesn't need to ask more questions to clarify what it's …

Project Management

4 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Starting Your Career Path

If you’re a college senior cramming for your <i>final</i> final exams, stealing longing glances at your cap and gown hung teasingly on a hook in the corner …

7 Steps For Writing A Startup Business Plan Template

,Writing a <b>startup business plan</b> is considered as the most important part of every startup business. If you’re interested in launching a new startup …

Small Business

Meet Cal Henderson, the 'nerdy Brit' conquering Silicon Valley

Messaging start-up Slack is the young entrepreneur's second runaway success story - just don't ask him to create a videogame<p>Serial entrepreneur Cal Henderson, 35, is one of the Brits making serious waves in Silicon Valley. The self-confessed “nerd” from Cambridge is now at the helm of Slack, the …

Startups

The Morning Routine Experts Recommend for Peak Productivity

What’s the best way to start your day so that you really get things done?<p>Laura Vanderkam studied the schedules of high-achievers. What did she find? …

Use These 24 Tools to Run Your Business From Anywhere in the World

Nearly a quarter, 23 percent, of Americans worked from home in 2014, according to a recent Bureau of Labor Statistics survey. If you’re one of the …

75 Apps That Will Save You Time as a Busy Professional

The right apps can help you be more productive and effective and run a business more efficiently.<p>When you're constantly multitasking and putting in long days--and who isn't?--the right apps can be a lifesaver. Once you hit on the combination that works for you, your personal and professional lives …

Apps

PHP 7 is now available and it's the biggest update in years

For seven years straight, PHP has been the fourth most popular programming language in the world, powering more than 200 million Websites, with more than 81.7 percent of public websites leveraging PHP on the server side.<p>PHP took a huge leap into the future this week with the first major update to …

PHP

Android is the world's largest mobile platform — but it has to overcome these massive hurdles to keep the lead

BI Intelligence<p>The smartphone market has expanded from a small and limited business in some regions to a large and robust ecosystem that spans the globe, and Android has emerged as the single-largest smartphone platform. Android has 1.4 billion monthly active users on its smartphones and tablets …

Android Pay

How we ranked the 100 best iPhone apps of all time

When the App Store first launched in 2008, there were only a couple hundreds apps. Today there are well over a million.<p>Whittling those down to the …

The 100 best iPhone apps of all time

Those words were spoken by Steve Jobs when he unveiled the iPhone in 2007.<p>He was partially right.<p>While it was the iPhone that jumpstarted the …