Project managers are often thought of as the gears that keep a business moving full-steam ahead. But with the high-stakes pressure of deadlines, limited staff, and tight budgets, they need all the help they can get. One survey, conducted by PM Solutions Research provides some insight into how companies are going about training their project managers — and the positive results they are witnessing.
Startups can’t happen without a few important ingredients, including innovative and inspired people living and working nearby each other; a community that values collaboration and cooperation; and a local government and population that support new businesses (large and small).
Social media is rapidly transforming the way organizations communicate with customers. As a cost-effective way to engage online, social media gives companies broader reach beyond traditional communication methods like email. With a simple post or tweet, businesses can promote products and services, provide instant feedback or support, creating an online community of brand enthusiasts. Staying competitive in today’s fast moving business landscape requires a solid social media strategy.
Facebook is the largest photo-sharing site in the world. Recently, Facebook started using Tag Suggestions, which uses face-recognition software to suggest people’s names to tag in pictures without their permission. Let’s take a look at how the software works, privacy concerns and some tips on how to avoid unwanted tagging.
Online shopping doesn’t match shopping at brick-and-mortar stores — yet. E-commerce revenue has skyrocketed in the last 10 years. In the infographic below, we take a look at how much it’s grown, how people are shopping online, and what that means for traditional retailers.
Women are still banned from combat positions in the U.S. military, but that doesn’t mean they haven’t been involved in every major conflict in recent history. Here’s a look and how and where women serve.
Thanks to continued funding rounds, late stage startups that are holding steady are seeing their valuations reach colossal heights. And social gaming developer Zynga is no different. Founded in 2007, the company responsible for viral sensations such as FarmVille and Mafia Wars, is already profitable and its active users are growing by the day.
Summer is prime time for home renovation projects but these days, with budgets stretched thin and home values in the tank, most home owners are more cautious than ever with their spending. Rightfully so, in most cases: home additions and renovations are hardly an “investment” that will add more value to your house than you spend on the project itself.
America is in a debt crisis, and we are catching up to our own GDP. The contentious question of how to pay off this debt is examined below. Would it be feasible to tax the American people enough to erase our debt? Let’s take a look.