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Google Identifies Seven Characteristics for Success: Here’s How Companies Can Foster Them

An article in The Washington Post describes a new and rigorous study by Google that identifies the seven top characteristics of success for their employees. The very skills that Google identifies at the top are nearly the same skills that business people develop by serving on nonprofit boards: …

Dow Chemical

The world’s most valuable resource is no longer oil, but data

A NEW commodity spawns a lucrative, fast-growing industry, prompting antitrust regulators to step in to restrain those who control its flow. A …

Financial Services

The Dangers of Shadow IT to Cloud Security

Shadow IT has emerged in recent years due to misaligned objectives among teams and the fluid nature of DevOps. We've written before that although it …

Play With Bacteria in This Printable Card Game

If you need a <i>really</i> last minute gift, try this nerdy card game you can print on card stock and play today. Gut Check, designed by microbiome …

UM professors ask: Can math predict what you'll do next?

Good scientists are not only able to uncover patterns in the things they study, but to use this information to predict the future.<p>Meteorologists …

Machine Learning

People still aren't buying smartwatches — and it's only going to get worse

• <b>Wearable technology still isn't being adopted by consumers at a fast rate.</b>• <b><br>The research firm eMarketer predicts use will grow only 11.9% in the next year — with that growth rate slowing to single digits in 2019.</b>• <b><br>"Other than early adopters, consumers have yet to find a reason to justify the cost of a</b> …

Smartwatches

Microsoft veteran Julie Larson-Green is known for building successful teams — here's how she does it

Julie Larson-Green had a storied 25-year career at Microsoft where she worked on everything from Windows to Microsoft Office to Surface devices.<p>She left Microsoft in November and landed at Qualtrics, the Provo-Utah based startup valued at $2 billion that offers survey software. She's taking on the …

Microsoft Office

College students come up with plug-in to combat fake news

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A team of college students is getting attention from internet companies and Congress after developing a browser extension …

Tips That Will Make Your First Program Management Job Easier

Program management is a rewarding and well-paid career choice, but it can be a challenging role as well. If you’ve just got your first program …

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