Jobs To Be Done

In this chapter, you’ll learn about these plays: How to create a jobs-driven roadmapUsing job stories to solve specific design problemsHow to architect the structure of a solutionTesting assumptions directed by JTBD A software company I once worked for held what were called “hackweeks” once a quarter. This was a time for developers to work […]

Talent and culture are the new growth drivers, says Abhijit Bhaduri, former Chief Learning Officer at Wipro

One of the top influential HR leaders with a comprehensive understanding of businesses and talent, Abhijit Bhaduri is a strategic advisor to business leaders and organisations in transition, an executive coach to leaders on building a culture that attracts talent necessary to drive growth and is rated among the top 10 learning experts globally. He […]

Sneaky Assignments

Blog: Confessions of a Community College Dean   When I taught American Government at DeVry — yes, that happened — a dispiriting number of students took the class under duress.  It fit their schedule and checked a box.  After getting over the shock of that, I realized that it was up to me to win them […]

Bustin’ a Few Myths About the FIRE Movement

Bustin’ a Few Myths About the FIRE Movement For every “movement” where a group of people band together and try to improve their lives, there will always be a handful of nay-sayers trying to discredit the cause. The financial independence FIRE movement has a bunch of these haters. And while some concerns about early retirement […]

Retaining critical knowledge – how to ensure business continuity during times of layoff and churn

When highly-skilled experts, engineers, and managers leave their organisations, they take with them years of hard-earned, experience-based knowledge. Though a competitive advantage, such knowledge is often undocumented, and losing it leads to serious setbacks during layoffs, retirement, departures, M&A activity, and transfers. Frameworks, checklists, tools, and case studies of core knowledge retention are well explained […]

The Side Effects of Social Distancing (Ep. 409)

(Photo: Shutterstock) In just a few weeks, the novel coronavirus has undone a century’s worth of our economic and social habits. What consequences will this have on our future — and is there a silver lining in this very black pandemic cloud? Listen and subscribe to our podcast at Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, or elsewhere. Below […]

7 Easy Practices for Huge Workplace Improvements

Whether people realize it or not, the workplace environment can affect a lot of businesses and their overall performance. Internal factors (like stress) and external ones (like conflicts in the office) can affect negatively the company’s development. Workplace improvement is certainly worth investing in, both for the company as well as for the employees. So […]

What is White Hat Hackers?

What does White Hat Hacker Mean? A white hat hacker is a computer security specialist who breaks into protected systems and networks to test and access their security. All hackers are not malicious. The skills of some of the hackers are used to protect the systems or networks against attackers. The skills of the hackers used […]