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Share Economy Comes To Education: Notes From The MOOCs Experiment

When I first blogged about MOOCs about a year ago, they were causing significant consternation about the fate of education. This hasn’t stopped their exponential growth across
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Behind The Cloud Computing Explosion — 35 Million Ways To Accelerate Innovation

Most technology industry observers agree that cloud computing has gone mainstream. IDC predicts cloud expenditures will increase by 25 percent, sparking a dramatic increase in cloud data…
Companies Crack The Code To Employee Satisfaction

Companies Crack The Code To Employee Satisfaction

If human resources (HR) professionals do just one thing this year, it should be focused on fostering a learning culture that makes employees more productive and happy. This was one of the primary
Seeking A Job In Cloud-based Software Development? Top Skills Hiring Managers Look For — Part 2

Seeking A Job In Cloud-based Software Development? Top Skills Hiring Managers Look For — Part 2

This is the second in a series of blogs based on my conversations with cloud computing industry experts about what it takes to land a job in cloud-based software development. I…
Seeking A Job In Cloud-Based Software Development? Top Skills Hiring Managers Look For

Seeking A Job In Cloud-Based Software Development? Top Skills Hiring Managers Look For

With annual growth rates approaching 100 percent, cloud-based software development in areas like Human Resources (HR) is a job-seeker’s dream. To find out what it takes to get hired for the most rewarding developer positions, I spoke with industry…
Can Google Glass Impact Your Business? 7 Questions To Ask

Can Google Glass Impact Your Business? 7 Questions To Ask

I can’t decide which change faster—advanced technologies or opinions about their value. Take Google Glass. Less than a year ago, it was the darling of the cognoscenti. Today,…
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TV Smackdown: Personalization Shows Customers The Love

It’s only fitting that Netflix chose Valentine’s Day to release season two of House of Cards. There’s no better way to show customers…
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New Study Redefines Workplace Diversity. It No Longer Means What You Think.

Top-performing companies have long recognized that diversity is good for business. But a just released report from The Economist Intelligence Unit finds that a new definition of…
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Gamified Training Tips From SAP

Gamified training is taking its share of lumps these days as the hype burns off and reality sets  in. However, businesses like SAP have discovered a formula for success in its Mobile g-learning course that not only engages participants,…
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Jobs In South Africa: A Gift For Every Season

When Ahmed Ismael, founding Director at Siyafunda Community Technology Centres (CTC), recently sent me an email saying that his organization had received a special award from the…