Choncé Maddox — January 21, 2020 Likes and comments don’t pay the bills. You’ve probably heard this before and it’s true. Social media fame doesn’t necessarily mean you’re rich or even making money at all for that matter. Social media can be a great tool to get exposure for your business but again, exposure doesn’t … Continue reading How to Use Social Media to Make Money
Alex Kudinov — January 21, 2020 How many times a day are you walking into the conversation where people jump into discussing solutions that lead nowhere, lack a clear purpose for the people involved in the conversation, don’t make sense altogether without the additional “why” discussion? I know I am having those conversations day in … Continue reading Help Them With the Why
Peter Gfader — January 21, 2020 Often we work harder in Scrum teams, but not necessarily smarter. Therefore the way we work has to change. Five tips for more effective agile work. As a technical Scrum Master and technical Agile Coach, I travel a lot with teams and accompany them on their adventures. The adventure … Continue reading 5 Practices That Help With Agile Software Development
Peter Daisyme — January 20, 2020 When the financial crisis struck Wall Street in 2008, the reverberations extended to small businesses on Main Street. Not many businesses had incorporated recession-proof strategies to help get them through the crisis. Banks froze new credit lines, making it harder for businesses to keep their doors open and maintain … Continue reading How to Recession-Proof Your Business Before One Hits
Manisha Sukhyani — January 20, 2020 Congratulations! Now you can quadruple traffic for your local business. What kind of impact would that amount of traffic make on your local brick-and-mortar store? A tremendous one, I am sure! The good news is you can enjoy that effect with the help of local link-building.Local link-building is the … Continue reading 7 Local Link-Building Strategies Guaranteed to Boost Your Business
Fredrik Wendt — January 20, 2020 Should the PO really balance the level of technical debt? I just had this conversation (January 24, 2020) at Sweden’s “big” agile conference, Agila Sverige. There were many interpretations, understandings and strategies around this. I think it mostly boiled down to these two ways of looking at and arguing … Continue reading Should the Product Owner Balance Technical Debt?
Brian Wallace — January 20, 2020 From 2015 to 2018, merchants who switched to chip readers saw a 76% drop in counterfeit payments. There was also a 49% nationwide drop in counterfeit payments during these years. However, credit and debit card fraud still resulted in losses of nearly 28 billion in 2018. Additionally, your data … Continue reading Protect Your Business From Physical Data Theft [Infographic]
Bruce Hakutizwi — January 20, 2020 If you’re just starting a new business, you have probably wondered whether or not you really need a formal business plan. The short answer is, yes. A formal business plan is one of the most commonly overlooked aspects of successful business ownership — but it’s one of the most … Continue reading Do You Really Need a Formal Business Plan?
Alasdair Macleod — January 20, 2020 The topic of my blog today is another one that is common on client’s sites. The use of the terms Showcase, Show & Tell or Sprint Review. In this situation, there is likely to be a broad mix of people fulfilling the Scrum Master roles. These could be client … Continue reading Showcase, Show & Tell or Sprint Review
Krister Ungerboeck — January 20, 2020 If you’re looking to improve employee engagement and encourage a culture of happy workers, then try tracking and analyzing your employees’ data. When executed properly, data analysis can be helpful and responsible, not risky. As Peter Drucker famously noted, “What gets measured gets managed.” Corporations that measure markers of … Continue reading 3 Ways to Use Data for Better Employee Engagement