Communicate

Scrum, Backlog, Product Owner and Project Plan

At my new workplace our team has recently started doing scrum. Our scrum master got his training just this week. When he came back we started …

Project Management

Talking Rugby: Obsession with technology is killing the authority of the referee

Democracy has no place on a rugby pitch. The referee is the boss. Or he used to be.<p>Then along came cameras and technology and Television Match Officials. And if that intrusion were not potentially damaging enough, in came the touchy-feely inclinations of the modern era to engage and to …

Sport (UK)

NAFTA negotiations will head to Montreal

MEXICO CITY – The NAFTA negotiations are moving to non-capital cities for their first meeting outside of Washington, Mexico City and Ottawa.<p>The …

Money (Canada)

The Best Travel Tech

Live2Leave<p>This cool app is a must for all the travelers who’ve experienced the pain of searching for hours for places to go or things to do, only to find unreliable reviews or recommendations from people they don’t know. With Live2Leave, users can now search for the places & activities that their …

Mobile

3 Reasons U.S. Companies Succeed on the Global Market

U.S. companies need to recognize the advantages of their cultural experience to take the leap and find international success<p>This post comes from the perspective of Dave Darsch.<p>Being outside of your own culture allows you to take a step back and see that culture clearly. As a U.S. entrepreneur who …

Bill Gates

How to safeguard your reputation in a crisis

Reputations are won or lost in the moment after a crisis.<p>In midst of your response, it’s easy to forget to protect your status and trustworthiness. …

Public Relations

Sending Professional Emails

Professional Communication Via Email<p>As a carpenter I do most of my communicating to schedule, price and work out details on projects via email. It’s …

Text Messaging

Uber adds live location sharing and expands its beacon program

You can hail rides for friends and family now, too<p>Uber has added a few new features right before the holidays that should make getting a ride for you or a friend a bit easier. The ride-hailing service has added live location sharing, which will allow your driver to see your location once you tap …

Uber

Did a Pistons player mess up Jimmy Butler's tying free throw on purpose?

The Timberwolves lost control of a game they had a grip on Sunday night, suddenly finding themselves down by three points twice in the final 10 …

Basketball

How to get everyone to put down the phones this Thanksgiving

CHICAGO (Fox 32 News) - It's almost Thanksgiving. Time for everyone to gather around the table and pull out their phones.<p>Psychologist Lacie Barber …

How to talk with your kids about cannabis use after legalization

'The earlier you start [using] the more likely it is that there's problems going on,' expert says<p>Talking to kids about drugs may get a little foggier …

Cannabis

Toronto partners with Waze, helping drivers navigate traffic

Mayor John Tory’s multi-layered plan to ease congestion in Toronto has taken another step forward, with the city now sharing its traffic data with …

Transportation

Nine key questions to ask mobile app developers to help you choose the right one for the job

The use of smartphones has made the need for apps to be on the increase. In fact if your business doesn’t have an app it’s possible that you’re …

Mobile

Marriage: Do You Make These Social Media Mistakes?

While social media is often viewed as a way to make new friends with people you have something in common with, a mounting body of evidence is …

Marriage

Four Alternative Uses For Dogs

Now I know this post may seem a bit odd within the context of my blog and the sorts of things I usually write about.<p>But, I’m conscious that I want to …

Pets

Our Eyes Opened

Philosopher Paul Ricoeur writes that myths are not simply false stories or untrue versions of history. While they are not simply equitable with …

Star Trek

Free Online Relationship Advice

<b>Relationships can be hard work!</b><p>Lets be honest about this, at times they can definitely feel that way! Even if the majority of the time spent together …

Relationships

Ask Amy: Baby might not bring troubled siblings together

<b>Dear Amy:</b> My only brother and I have always had a difficult relationship. About two years ago, we stopped talking completely.When my husband and I …

Denver

Dropbox really screwed up its new design

We all know something is awfully wrong with the new Dropbox design, a design Dropbox says it’s the biggest change to the Dropbox brand in their 10-year history (might not necessarily be the best).<p>In this post, I attempt to simplify where Dropbox went wrong and why all the noise you’ve been hearing …

Dropbox

Six Traits All CEOs Should Have

It’s quite an achievement to be the chief executive officer of a company, but what traits are necessary in order to hold the reins? (Image: …

Leadership

Guard your home with this always-on wireless camera [Deals]

Traveling and even going to work means leaving your home vulnerable to theft. In an age when our devices can peer into our lives like never before, why not give yourself the same power for your own home?<p>The EpPEX camera from JS Innovations offers a convenient, remote window into your home or …

Wireless

How A Smartphone-Controlled Security Camera Can Protect You

Security is top of mind for all of us. And making sure that our pets, our homes and our valuables are protected is important. Fortunately there is a …

Home Automation

Kushner Testified He Didn’t Know of Wikileaks Contact

“White House senior adviser Jared Kushner told congressional Russia investigators that he did not communicate with WikiLeaks and did not recall …

Politics

Empowering Young People to Create a Brighter Future

How many people did you communicate with today? Are they in different time zones? Possibly a different nationality or living in another country? How …

Education

New brainwave-reading technique may unlock ‘locked-in’ patients

There are few more horrifying propositions than the idea of being trapped in your own body, with your mind fully active but unable to move, speak, or …

Medicine

Facebook Releases New Data on the Growth and Adoption of Messaging [Infographic]

In order to mark the 25th anniversary of the SMS text message (remember thumbing them in on your old Nokia 5110?), Facebook has commissioned a global …

Facebook Messenger

Honda’s connected cars will communicate over 5G

When it's not busy making billion-dollar acquisitions to expand its robotics line-up, Japanese mobile carrier SoftBank is pursuing its other hobby: …

Transportation

This Thanksgiving I’m Thankful for Everyone’s Bizarre, Performative Display Names on Twitter

November on Twitter always comes with a sigh of relief. That’s when all the people who were doing wacky Halloween monikers in the lead-up to Oct. 31 …

Social Media

Love And Connection (Boundaries And Non-attachment)

Last couple of blogs have been about non-attachment and boundaries.....<p>And I woke up this morning feeling quite heavy in my heart.<p>Aside: WTF is with …

Relationships

METI space messages invite aliens to communicate with Earth

Researchers have undertaken a controversial plan to get aliens to contact humans: sending an invitation out into space. The efforts come from METI, …

Aliens