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Project portfolio management best practices in the SOA landscape

One of the challenges in building a large-scale SOA infrastructure lies in finding the right balance between ongoing maintenance and new projects. …

How to Be More Creative, Wherever You Work

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Wish you could quit your job and run your own business? So does most of the country.<p>Fifty five percent of employed U.S. adults would leave their traditional jobs to be self-employed if they could be sure of their financial stability, …

Creativity

Dealing With Feelings: How to Be an Emotionally-Aware Leader

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Leaders fall too easily into the trap of seeing the people who work for them as employees first and people second. Yet, it’s <i>the people</i> who determines whether or not your company will be successful.<p>How can leaders better understand what …

Emotional Intelligence

The simplest and most important dashboard for early stage startups.

This blogpost is part of a small series of posts that cover the basics of startup metrics. My personal goal is to help early stage startups more …

Product Management

Principles of User Interface Design

"To design is much more than simply to assemble, to order, or even to edit; it is to add value and meaning, to illuminate, to simplify, to clarify, …

Writing “As a User” does not make it a user story

I got a question from one of the blog readers on how I would describe a spec with examples for a user-interface specific user story, such as “As a …

The Ultimate Cheat Sheet For Starting And Running Your Business

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>James Altucher is an investor, programmer, author, and several-times entrepreneur. His latest book, “Choose Yourself!”</i> <i>(foreword by Dick Costolo, CEO of Twitter) came out on June 3. Follow him on Twitter @jaltucher.</i><p>This is going be a bullet FAQ on starting a business. No joke. If …

Vital Elements of the Product Design Process – Ryan Singer – Medium

<i>by Ryan Singer (@rjs)</i><p><i>This article was originally posted to</i> <i>Feltpresence.com</i> <i>in August 2013.</i><p>Product design can look like magic. When I started doing it …

Inside the world of Web APIs, the cloud and mobile technology

<i>Service-oriented architecture (SOA) and cloud platforms have been hotly debated over the years. Add mobile applications and Web APIs into the mix and</i> …

Solving the mystery of solutions architecture: Mike Rosen explains - Top 10 Q&As: SOA experts get honest about app dev, integration trends

Humans play a vital role in training an ML/AI system. Expert Torsten Volk explains what software developers need to understand ...<p>Starting DevOps in …

Market first, code later

How the full-stack marketer breaks the rules to get started<p>Most startup projects fail because they never even get off the ground. Ideas stay in the …

Why the hurry to launch an MVP?

<i>This is a guest post from Joca Torres. Joca is the director of product development and product management at Locaweb, Brazil’s leader in web hosting,</i> …

Vendor Map from The Real Story Group | Real Story Group

Digital Workplace & Marketing Technology Map<p>Do you need help navigating this vendor landscape? If you're an RSG subscriber, contact us for a briefing …

‘Big data’ startup Sociocast has served 700M ‘Prediction API’ calls since shifting to SMBs (exclusive)

Big data and analytics startup Sociocast recently shifted its focus from enterprises to small and medium-sized businesses, but the move has already paid off with it serving more than 700 million calls from its flagship Prediction API in just a month.<p>“One of the biggest challenges with targeting …

Top 11 Reasons Startups Succeed

Startups are literally a journey into the unknown and entrepreneurs need to be comfortable with taking on ambiguity, uncertainty and multiple challenges.<p>Unfortunately, on average, 9 out of 10 startups will go out of business, and the remaining that are able to survive and succeed are the ones that …

Marissa Mayer's Yahoo strategy could soon emerge

Marissa Mayer has done quite a bit for Yahoo since she became CEO last summer, but she still hasn't answered one question: "What is Yahoo's strategy?"<p>Out of the gate, Mayer quickly made headlines for revamping the struggling company's culture. She handed out free smartphones, encouraged employees …

Changing enterprise architect role enables business, software agility

The enterprise architect role has evolved from being the primary enforcers of technology standards to key enablers...<p>of business agility. If a …

Meeting the growing need for apps - Software Quality Insights

IT is changing. And certain companies are going to face the changes better than others, Andy Kyte, Gartner vice president and research fellow, told a …