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Lucie Kruger10/18/14
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Some Noteworthy Tips to Generate Revenue From Your App

If you have created an app but your target audience isn't aware of it, then by adding a user guide to the app, or using some alternatives to sending out push notifications or offering some valuables will let users know about your app; and most likely will encourage them to utilize the app. This will eventually help you generate revenues from it.

Adi Gaskell10/18/14
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How workplace diversity boosts your bottom line

Thought diversity is something that I’ve touched on a few times on this blog in recent times. When diversity is traditionally mentioned in a workplace context, it is usually done along identity based lines. There is concern that too few women make the boardroom for instance, or that ethnic minorities are not given a fair crack in recruitment scenarios.

Hearsay Social10/18/14
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Your customers are evolving – change your ways!

Hearsay Social was recently invited by The Financial Services Forum to attend an event where Mr. Robert Taylor of UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) was addressing the private banking/wealth management industry.

Adi Gaskell10/18/14
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HopeLab recognised by the Drucker Institute

Each year the Drucker Institute award an organization that has exhibited the kind of innovative thoughts and behaviours that Peter Drucker himself would have been proud of. The award has been running since 1991 and this year received 687 applicants for the award, which offered the winner a $100,000 prize.

Jean Villedieu10/18/14
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HR Analytics with Neo4j : Match a Person with a Job

How to use Neo4j to power job recommendations.

Miguel Rentes10/18/14
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A Review of "Getting Started with Tmux"

A review of the book "Getting Started with Tmux".

Christopher Blake10/17/14
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Some thoughts on eMail in the 21st Century

Email has been around well before the Internet took off as the pervasive technology that it is today. Originally designed as an electronic replacement for the paper memo’s and reports that populated corporation’s pre the Internet era, the use of email today as gone far past what it was originally designed for – as an electronic asynchronous communication method.

Adi Gaskell10/17/14
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Can citizen scientists keep research honest?

Citizen science is undoubtedly one of the coolest applications of crowdsourcing at the moment. In my opinion, some of the best uses of the crowd have been via the various game like applications that exist. The idea is that rather than getting a few people to do a lot, as with traditional crowdsourcing, you get lots of people to do a little.

Matt Ballantine10/17/14
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Limited memepools

The dust has had some time to settle now on last week’s Nadellagate, and it’s left me thinking that the tech industry, and IT in particular, has a deeper issue of lack of a diversity of thought of which gender bias is just a symptom.

Adi Gaskell10/17/14
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Are Google trying to bring telemedicine to the masses?

The Economist recently ran a piece whereby they explored the role of telemedicine in healthcare. Telemedicine is the basic concept whereby medical advice is offered remotely, usually via a video link-up. The concept has been around for some time now without ever really taking off.

Trevor Parsons10/17/14
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Why Great Logging is Key to Continuous Delivery

Over the last years Continuous Delivery has gained a massive following with many development teams embracing the style. Companies have chosen (as with many other modern developer tools), to either build their own or embrace a hosted service.

Simon Gladman10/17/14
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Sound Synthesis in Swift: A Core Audio Tone Generator

The other day, Morgan at Swift London mentioned it may be interesting to use my Swift node based user interface as the basis for an audio synthesiser. Always ready for a challenge, I've spent a little time looking into Core Audio to see how this could be done and created a little demonstration app: a multi channel tone generator.

Ovais Mehboob A...10/17/14
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Developing and Self-Hosting Simple ASP.Net vNext Application without Visual Studio

In this post I will walk you through the latest version of ASP.Net i.e. ASP.Net vNext and talk about some core characteristics as well as some command line tooling options that allows developers to build, run and manage ASP.NET Applications.

Jason Beres10/16/14
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Infragistics Announces New Release: Ultimate 14.2

CRANBURY, N.J., Oct. 15, 2014 – Infragistics, a worldwide leader in desktop, Web, mobile native and mobile hybrid user interface toolsets, today announced the launch of Infragistics Ultimate 14.2, which continues to deliver on the promise of helping...

Christopher Taylor10/16/14
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Salesforce’s Wave tries to catch up on analytics

Salesforce will introduce their Wave could analytics functionality at Dreamforce and along with it, an admission that analytics has been missing from their platform for some time. How they got this far without having more than a partner community is the question but at least they’re headed in the right direction.

Adi Gaskell10/16/14
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New sites aim to support working remotely

Flexible working has become more acceptable over the years, but it still seems that being free to work from literally anywhere may be a little way off. Nevertheless, it was interesting to read recently of a new report exploring the best places to work for those people fortunate enough to have the kind of job they can do from anywhere.

Jive Community10/16/14
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Top 10 Things to Bring to JiveWorld (with a Fun Video!)

I've never been to JiveWorld. On top of that, I've never really attended many conferences either. Or traveled much. So it's safe to say that I have no idea what to pack for JiveWorld.

Adi Gaskell10/16/14
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Can MOOCs help slow the spread of Ebola?

It seems that the world is rapidly waking up to the severe threat posed by the Ebola outbreak in western Africa. I wrote last week about the launch of a new open innovation challenge by USAID to try and come up with a new protective suit for healthcare workers.

Comindware Inc.10/16/14
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Evaluating the Actual ROI of New Software Implementation

Implementing tools and software rollouts to improve business and IT processes is a risky move, both financially and organizationally. Such implementations, when not considered with diligence and meticulous care, frequently end up providing the opposite of what management initially expects.

Dele Sikuade10/16/14
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The Single Most Important Thing in Agile

Agile is a methodology that was formed to bridge the gap between abstract requirement and real-world want. It implicitly acknowledges the existence of the gap by requiring the business to participate and therefore to be complicit in the process of development and delivery. It is the best methodology I have ever seen for overcoming this problem and this problem is the single biggest cause of pain in software development.