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Product managers for the digital world

The role of the product manager is expanding due to the growing importance of data in decision making, an increased customer and design focus, and …

Product Management

Best Practices for Horizontal Lists in Mobile

Many Android and iOS apps have horizontal scrolling lists. Maybe it’s also combined inside a vertical list. But is it necessary? Even assuming it is, …

Usability

Coffee shop Wi-Fi ‘most dangerous' of all, warns security report

Consumers need to be more aware of the potential dangers of connecting to a public Wi-Fi network, a new security report has warned.<p>Wi-Fi networks in …

Wi-Fi

Scientists can see through walls with Wi-Fi to create 3D holograms

Wi-Fi is everywhere — and as the electromagnetic waves are beamed out from routers to connect our devices to the internet, they also travel through empty space, around corners, and even through walls.<p>A pair of German researchers have developed a method to harness Wi-Fi signals to capture 3D …

Wi-Fi

The New Science of Team Chemistry

Organizations aren’t getting the performance they need from their teams. That’s the message we hear from many of our clients, who wrestle with complex challenges ranging from strategic planning to change management. But often, the fault doesn’t lie with the team members, our research suggests. …

Management

Facebook and Twitter 'harm young people's mental health'

Poll of 14- to 24-year-olds shows Instagram, Facebook, Snapchat and Twitter increased feelings of inadequacy and anxiety<p>Four of the five most popular forms of social media harm young people’s mental health, with Instagram the most damaging, according to research by two health …

Mental Health

The end of the Apple dynasty?

Apple is misplaying the hand Steve Jobs left them, making themselves vulnerable to competition for the first time since iPod.<p>The company has always been at least one step ahead of the competition in hardware advancements and software experience.<p>It used to be that to switch to Android or Windows, …

Apple

Uber Doesn’t Want You to See This Document About Its Vast Data Surveillance System

The ever-expanding operations of Uber are defined by two interlocking and zealously guarded sets of information: the things the world-dominating …

Uber

What is the GDPR and what does the EU's new data protection regulation entail?

What is the GDPR and what does the EU’s new data protection regulation entail?<p>12.May 2017 | Comments<p>The entry into force next year of the GDPR, the …

Privacy

Collection of resources on the NHS Cyber Attack

I thought I would create a page for myself just to keep some idea of the timelines and order of things and to make sense of what I’m reading.<p>How it …

The T-Shaped Product Manager

Photo by gazarow, courtesy of Pixabay<i>Product management is a multi-faceted discipline. This makes our work interesting and varied. But it can also</i> …

Product Management

Getting Started with Marketing Automation

Introduction<p>Marketing automation helps you reach the right people with the right content at exactly the right time, so you can eliminate repetitive …

Digital Marketing

Regulating the internet giants: The world’s most valuable resource is no longer oil, but data

Regulating the internet giantsThe world’s most valuable resource is no longer oil, but data<p>The data economy demands a new approach to antitrust …

Economics

The Facebook Algorithm: What You Need to Know to Boost Organic Reach

Facebook boasts a whopping 1.65 billion monthly active users. It remains the most-used social media site among all ages, accounting for one in every …

More Americans Have Cell Phones Than Landlines for the First Time

(NEW YORK) — Deborah Braswell, a university administrator in Alabama, is a member of a dwindling group — people with a landline phone at …

Telecoms

The Explainer: How to Write a Great Business Plan

A business plan that asks -- and answers -- the right questions is a powerful tool.

Business Planning

Google Doc phishing scam spreads like wildfire — here's how to spot it

A sophisticated phishing attack is racing across the internet, and may already have hit your inbox.<p>The definitely not-legit email disguises itself as an official message from Google alerting you that someone wants to share a Google Doc with you. Notifications of this sort are common and often …

Google

You're not going to believe what I'm about to tell you

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Geek Humor

What Software Gets the Best (and Worst) Feedback from Users?

<i>This post is adapted from the blog of Wise Buyer, a Priceonomics Data Studio customer.</i> <i>Does your company have interesting data? Become a Priceonomics</i> …

Digital Marketing

What’s Next in Digital Transformation? 4 Questions With Microsoft

When is the last time you used a paper cheque to pay for something? How often have you used a physical calendar to plan a meeting? Is the telephone …

Digital Transformation

The Problem Is Probably Trust

In a post-mortem for a failed project, it’s unlikely that you’ll ever hear someone say, “We missed the deadline because we didn’t trust each other.” …

Why Soldiers and Chefs Make the Best Product Managers

Five years ago, Clover Health COO Wilson Keenan got his first job in product management. Before that, he was a line cook. It wasn't his only work …

Product Management

The Self-Employment Identity Crisis: Are You A Freelancer or Entrepreneur?

While there are similarities, such as running your own business and building your personal brand, there are stark differences.<p>Did you know that in the U.S. alone around 15 million people, or 10% of all workers, are self-employed?<p>That shouldn't be all that surprising. Job security is no longer …

Entrepreneurship

This Is the Reason Millennials Check Their Phone 150 Times Per Day

A new study by Qualtrics and Accel found that Millennials prefer digital communication. (Many even check their phones once per night.) Scientists know why, but do we really understand the benefits?<p>Has technology improved your life?<p>A new study this month found that over half (or 52%) of Millennials …

Millennials

Seven rules for becoming the killer storyteller in webinars, webcasts, and virtual classes

<b>Start with the story, then add the facts.</b> Facts tell, stories change hearts and minds. This doesn’t mean you should abandon facts, but they’re the …

Storytelling

What to Do About Mediocrity on Your Team

The toughest test of a manager is not how they deal with poor performance — it’s how they address mediocrity.<p>I’ve been struck over the years watching executives opine in public about the need for “accountability” and “high performance,” then complain helplessly in private about one or two middling …

Management

‘I’m embracing uncertainty’: teenagers on why they are not going to university

Put off by fees and debt, or attracted by a higher apprenticeship in tax: five young people explain their reasons for not bothering with Ucas or clearing • Why are Britons so obsessed with getting a university degree?<p><b>Hazel Dawson, 18, has just got a B and two Ds in her A-levels, in sociology,</b> …