Interim measures: how to get ahead as temporary senior manager | The Engineer

The interim management industry provides an often hidden, but essential role supporting the UK economy. Interims are proven senior executives that can be deployed on a short-term basis to support an organisation during a period of change, transition or crisis. Source: Interim measures: how to get ahead as temporary senior manager | The Engineer Advertisements Continue reading Interim measures: how to get ahead as temporary senior manager | The Engineer

Slack CEO Stewart Butterfield’s favorite interview question – Business Insider

When you interview with the CEO of a company, you never know what you’re going to get. Some ask insanely difficult questions, while others stick to the more conventional “biggest strengths and weaknesses”-type queries. via Slack CEO Stewart Butterfield’s favorite interview question – Business Insider. Continue reading Slack CEO Stewart Butterfield’s favorite interview question – Business Insider

What will you do with the rest of your life? – Shelly Palmer

How do you want to spend your day? This seems like a super-simple question. I assure you it is not. The first exercise I suggest you should do is write down your perfect day. You get up, go to the gym, meet your stylist, take a meeting with Steven Spielberg about your next film project, lunch at the Four Seasons, meet with your department heads, … Continue reading What will you do with the rest of your life? – Shelly Palmer

9 Things Every Consultant Should Know – Shelly Palmer

fter you “take the package” and leave big corporate, you get to choose what’s next. You can go after another corporate gig, go work for a start-up or a smaller company, retire (heaven forbid) or start consulting. I’ve been asked out for coffee or drinks countless times this past year by newly minted consultants seeking advice. Here are my answers to the most-asked questions about … Continue reading 9 Things Every Consultant Should Know – Shelly Palmer

LinkedIn Has Fundamentally Changed How You Interact With People – ReadWrite

Only connect? Not on LinkedIn’s mobile apps, which are pushing users to think differently about their professional connections. On both the revamped Pulse news reader it launched Tuesday and its core mobile app, LinkedIn now encourages you to follow people, like you do on Twitter, rather than connecting with them. Since its earliest days, LinkedIn has trained its users to form two-way connections with coworkers … Continue reading LinkedIn Has Fundamentally Changed How You Interact With People – ReadWrite

LinkedIn’s Revamped Pulse App Is A More Personal, All-Business News Reader – ReadWrite

People needs news and companies need people’s attention, and so LinkedIn has launched a fresh iteration of LinkedIn Pulse, an app designed to be every professional’s go-to news source. via LinkedIn’s Revamped Pulse App Is A More Personal, All-Business News Reader – ReadWrite. Continue reading LinkedIn’s Revamped Pulse App Is A More Personal, All-Business News Reader – ReadWrite

How to plan a successful IT project: The three-phase method | ITProPortal.com

To ensure success of a new IT project, it’s important to have a thorough understanding of the three aspects that will define each step of your project: time, people and technology. via How to plan a successful IT project: The three-phase method | ITProPortal.com. Continue reading How to plan a successful IT project: The three-phase method | ITProPortal.com

In the Future, Employees Won’t Exist | TechCrunch

Contract work is becoming the new normal. Consider Uber: The ride-sharing startup has 160,000 contractors, but just 2,000 employees. That’s an astonishing ratio of 80 to 1. And when it comes to a focus on contract labor, Uber isn’t alone. Handy, Eaze and Luxe are just a few of the latest entrants into the “1099 Economy.” via In the Future, Employees Won’t Exist | TechCrunch. Continue reading In the Future, Employees Won’t Exist | TechCrunch

Google Ventures’ Rick Klau on how to give the perfect pitch – Business Insider

Google’s investment branch, Google Ventures, is an investor in and adviser to some of Silicon Valley’s hottest companies, like Uber and Periscope, as well as rising retailers like Blue Bottle Coffee. via Google Ventures’ Rick Klau on how to give the perfect pitch – Business Insider. Continue reading Google Ventures’ Rick Klau on how to give the perfect pitch – Business Insider

What’s the relationship between DevOps and Continuous Delivery? | ITProPortal.com

Let’s start by having a look at the following two comments by Gartner analyst Nathan Wilson, in an interview with ZDNet. NW: “DevOps does not have a consistent definition within the industry and the definition is changing because of different impacts. But initially we defined DevOps as applying agile techniques to operations and getting development and operations to actually work together.” via What’s the relationship … Continue reading What’s the relationship between DevOps and Continuous Delivery? | ITProPortal.com

Have we lost the art of “Agile”? | ITProPortal.com

Very much the buzzword of the IT industry 15 years ago, today “agile” has become one of the most overused terms in business. In recent years, the word has come to supersede almost every business process to suggest a more efficient way of doing things – whether you’re being offered a new agile way of managing your finances, implementing an agile cloud solution, or developing … Continue reading Have we lost the art of “Agile”? | ITProPortal.com