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Treat your best-performing employees like your best-performing customers

The SHRM (Society for Human Resources Management) conference is going on/potentially ending right now in Las Vegas, and I’m insanely bitter because I’ve been writing about human resources and organizational development topics for about 18 months now and I was hoping that someday, somebody would pick up my tab to go out there and chop it up with some “thought leaders,” but of course … ain’t nobody reading this blog and offering me airfare. 579 more words

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When will people get annoyed by everyone discussing Big Data?

Probably pretty soon, right?

Here’s the thing with Big Data, IMHO: most businesses, especially the publicly-traded ones, are quarterly in nature. They need results now now now. 555 more words

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Are noncompete agreements hurting tech innovation?

California is known for its sandy shores, soaring sequoias, and—if you’re an employment-law wonk—its ban on enforcing noncompete agreements. The state’s prohibition on fine print that prevents employees (not owners) from working for a competitor in their next job seems to sync with California’s wild-and-free attitude. 891 more words


Researchers create "skin grafts" for buggy software

Some day, businesses creating software plagued with bugs may be able to fix it automatically by stitching it up with clean, unbroken code.

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology showed off an automated code-repair system at a computing conference… 369 more words


Innovation & Future thinking at Amplify Festival

The Amplify Festival in Sydney, Australia was quite an eye opening event for me in the realm of futurism, innovation and long-term development. The topics and speakers likewise had some world class research behind them. 239 more words

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You're not nearly as busy as you think

I’ve been getting fed the “OMG I’m so busy, there’s no time for anything else!” line my entire professional life, so eventually I started blogging about it: 820 more words

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