To achieve agile success, prioritize building the right team before defining the work to be done To be fair, there are plenty of i’s in agile: innovation, intelligence (human and artificial) and iterations, to name a few. But the contributions of the individuals on a project are less important to its success than the way these individuals are able to interact as a team. In a recent report by Jira developers, Atlassian, 50% of respondents said they were more motivated by team success than company (27%) or individual (23%) success.1 More...

As 2017 has come to an end, we can reflect on how technology continues to change our lives exponentially. Personally, my life has pivoted a lot this year due to technology. It provided me with a virtual assistant, let me dabble in “alternate” currencies, and of course, on a cold rainy night, let me know what the crowds thought I should binge watch. The wisdom of influencers has replaced peer pressure. More...

Studies on corporate wellness programs have shown that companies that proactively focus on improving employee health and well-being see significant benefits including a reduction in lost work days and employee healthcare costs. One of the key drivers of success for wellness programs is the proactive nature of monitoring and managing lifestyle factors such as nutrition and fitness. More...

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