Business Bytes: Unveiling Corporate Wisdom

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What are Chickens and Pigs in Agile: Involved vs Committed

Chicken and Pig Roles in Agile

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We know Agile project management to be a continual approach to planning and performing tasks related to a project. It breaks project tasks into smaller chunks, usually referred to as sprints and iterations. Sprints sound quick, but they can take up to a few weeks - depending on what needs to be done. This approach to project management has many benefits including more freedom, efficient resource use, better collaboration, and so much more. 

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Help Desk Tips: How to Deal With Angry Customers

How to Handle Angry Customers

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Have you noticed people seem to be angrier these days? It is more than a coincidence. Polling company, Gallup, surveyed 160,000 people in 116 countries during 2020 and early 2021. The results, shared via Forbes, show that anger, stress, and sadness are at all-time highs. Interestingly enough, it is not solely due to the global pandemic - which has certainly raised tensions. These statistics have been trending in the wrong direction for many years now. Uncertainty seems to be the biggest contributor to people feeling down or upset. As is highlighted in the survey, 4 in 10 adults have experienced some form of stress or worry in recent times. 

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The Great Resignation: Its Causes, the Problems Faced & Solutions for the Future

Workforce Exit Great Resignation

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While the world is dealing with the pandemic, companies are dealing with a unique epidemic of mass resignation from employees. As per the end of July data from the U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics, a record-breaking 10.9 million positions were lying vacant in companies, with 4 million job resignations in July 2021 alone. This phenomenon of mass resignation is termed "The Great Resignation". But what is the driving force behind this great resignation of employees, whose motivations were mortgages or loans that made them work even in the worst working environment?

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What are the Differences Between Grid, Cluster, Utility & Cloud Computing

Computing Technologies

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Organizations of all sizes utilize technology, especially computers, to facilitate their day-to-day operations. From on-site infrastructure to cloud computing, the way information is created, stored, and shared has changed drastically. Organizations that have taken a modern approach to their IT setup are not only employing cloud solutions, but also other computing methods, such as grid, cluster, and utility.

What is the difference? How can they help your organization with productivity? We want to assist you in making an informed decision on your new or updated computing setup. Continue reading to get the scoop on the disadvantages and advantages of grid, cluster, utility, and cloud computing in the workplace.

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Service Design vs. Product Design vs. UX Design, with Designer Skills Required & Examples

Service Design vs Product Design vs UX Design

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Service Design

What is the Importance of Service Design?

The most important reason for the success of a company providing services to its customers is its service design, which is the first point of contact between a company and the customer, and sets the customer's first impression of the company. Did you ever question how air ticketing, hotel booking, or banking services have become so convenient that even a non-technical person can use them easily, or did you ever feel that using one mobile phone service is much easier to use than another? Who makes these services user-friendly and convenient? Well, the answer is a service designer. A service designer is a person entrusted with the role of creation a service design for a company.

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The Complete Help Desk Technician Job Description & How To Become One

Help Desk Technician

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Help desk technician is a job that does not seem to be talked about enough. It is an essential position in any business, and it is not going anywhere anytime soon. Those in these positions often work in the IT department of an organization but can also be employed by a software company or other vendors that sell computer-related products and services to businesses.

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Healthcare & Cryptocurrency: How Do They Work Together?

Cryptocurrency and Healthcare

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Mentioning cryptocurrency and healthcare in the same sentence might make some scratch their heads. They seem like two completely different entities without any relation to one another. However, there is a correlation between the two, as cryptocurrency, like bitcoin, can be used to make purchases or entice service within the healthcare industry. Like blockchain, cryptocurrency is not managed by a central authority, making its ease of use one of its most attractive benefits. 

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Automated Information Systems (AIS) - All You Need to Know

Automated Information Systems (AIS)

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What is an Automated Information System (AIS)?

You may not know a lot about AIS, but it can help your business. Automated Information Systems (AIS) are computer-based collections of data and software that use the input of various resources to automate the management of operations and information, creating useful output that can help a company make strategic decisions. AIS is a compilation of hardware, software, or both to automate communication, documentation, reporting, processing, and storing information, and typically has a front-end interface where a user interacts with the system, a back-end database or a similar mechanism for storing items such as management reports, real-time transaction processing feeds from other systems, and middleware logic used to tie it all together.

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What is EUC? Everything You Need to Know About End-User Computing Made Simple

End User Computing

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With the rise of mobile commerce, companies need to constantly accommodate customer demands to ensure their business is keeping up with technological advancements. It is not enough to have a website to sell services and products. According to Allied Market Research, "The global mobile payment market size was valued at $1.48 trillion in 2019, and is projected to reach $12.06 trillion by 2027, growing at a CAGR of 30.1% from 2020 to 2027." In a study completed by Dynamic Yield, three out of four consumers answered that they prefer using their mobile to make purchases to save time. As a business, you must ensure you are able to reduce the barrier to purchase for your customers. Customer-facing applications have become a norm in EUC, which stands for "End-User Computing".

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Information Technology (IT) Industry Analysis & Overview

Information Technology Industsry Analysis Overview

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Today, you would be hard-pressed to find an industry that does not rely on technology, whether directly or indirectly. From healthcare to retail and everything in-between technology is used to gather, share, monitor, and create.

Though similar technologies appear across different industries, they often serve alternative purposes. Similarly, however, technology is designed to streamline day-to-day processes. Although, some may argue that it has complicated things further!

Are you interested about the role of IT across industries? Get ready for 'IT education' as we explore various components of tech uptake across the information technology sector.

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