October, 2013

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How to build a UX and development team that really delivers (Part 2/2)

Daniel Elizalde IoT Blog

In Part 1 of this series, I talked about the people-related challenges of integrating UX into an Agile team. Once you create a cohesive team, it’s now time to polish the process. Are you ready? It is true that process for the sake of process won’t do you any good. But, if you’ve already adopted Agile as your development methodology, […] The post How to build a UX and development team that really delivers (Part 2/2) first appeared on Daniel Elizalde.

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What is 'leadership', and how important is it for product managers?

Product Manager in Heels

Leadership is a necessity for product managers, yet many of us can't quite figure out the definition. Go ahead, try and define it- it wasn't easy for me. The standard definition is "the power or ability to lead other people", but does that really encompass everything that leadership is about? A good PM could have customer research, projected sales, and even a planned timeline for completion - but if they aren't good leaders then they will have trouble getting the project off the ground.

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How Training programs increase Workforce Attrition

SidsAvenue

The Training Programs Training programs are one of the most important Human empowerment endeavor of an organization that emphasizes and is focused on Employee Development and Delivering Quality. Its no rocket science to realize that if you are not up to date, you are actually out of date and so rotten and useless. Strategic and Focused training programs keep us all up to date, fit and fresh to carry on with our jobs and delivery quality results.

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The Data Handshake: A New Twist on Sharing Information

TSIA

The data handshake represents a set of mutual agreements between a supplier and its customers for data sharing, monitoring, and usage intervention with either employees or machines.

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7 Pitfalls for Apache Cassandra in Production

Apache Cassandra is an open-source distributed database that boasts an architecture that delivers high scalability, near 100% availability, and powerful read-and-write performance required for many data-heavy use cases. However, many developers and administrators who are new to this NoSQL database often encounter several challenges that can impact its performance.

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How to build a UX and development team that really delivers (Part 1/2)

Daniel Elizalde IoT Blog

Each company is different, so the process and challenges for integrating a UX team into an Agile development team are unique. In this post, I focus on the people-oriented challenges, which oftentimes arise from designers and developers being completely different. They have different backgrounds, different motivations, and usually different personality types.

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