Articles in Management

 

When Will it Become Easier for Adtech to Sell to Marketing Departments?

Sam Goldberg | "We have a lot to learn on the marketing front, but as technology advances, there is hope that tech-savvy marketers will make themselves indispensable."... more
 

Don't Waste Your Time Believing These Common Scrum Myths

Sara Sousa | Summary Rumors are flying when it comes to scrum, but we all know you can't believe everything you hear.Barry Overeem debunks the top 10 scrum myths he's come across. Who Should Read This Article Scrum masters, don't be fooled by these myths! Wh... more
 

Learn by What NOT to Do When it Comes to Financial Planning

Sara Sousa | Summary Financial planning is extremely important, yet somehow often times gets overlooked. The best way to learn what to do is to learn what NOT to do.Adam Sarhan shares financial planning mistakes and how to avoid them. Who Should Read This Arti... more
 

Customer Development is the Key to Unlocking Your Product

Sara Sousa | Understand your customer and you understand your product, achieve this through customer development. ... more
 

Company Culture is Everything and How You Promote People is a Deal Breaker

Sara Sousa | Your promotion process can either make or break your company culture, make sure you're focusing on the people the process is meant to support.... more
 

Product Packaging Trends: How We'll Make Store Shelves Gorgeous in 2018

Lisa Callahan | In this article from Creative BBQ, Pam Webber & Martis Lupus list 10 product packaging trends that will dominate shelf space in 2018.... more
 

Talent Management Tips for a More Successful Team

Courtney Raaz | Summary In a day and age where superheroes dominate the big screen, I think it’s safe to say that people like to have someone to look to for inspiration. In the real life workplace, that remains true. In this article, Jim Joseph writes about fi... more
 

Expert Opinion: Talent Management featuring Janine Truitt

Janine Truitt | Read up on what talent management expert, Janine Truitt, predicts as talent management evolves over the next three to five years.... more
 

Slack's Run for Collaboration Domination

Courtney Raaz | Summary Slack is quickly becoming one of the world’s most popular communication tools, helping employees stay connected around the globe. It’s popularity is only expected to increase as more workers take up flexible working. In this article,... more
 

Why Story Points Aren't Required In Scrum

Courtney Raaz | In this article, Christiaan Verwijs debunks the myth that Story Points are required in Scrum.... more
 

Expert Opinion: Talent Management featuring Tom Haak

Tom Haak | Read up on what talent management expert, Tom Haak, predicts as talent management evolves over the next three to five years.... more
 

Expert Opinion: Talent Management featuring David Niu

David Niu | Read up on what talent management expert, David Niu, predicts as talent management evolves over the next three to five years.... more
 

Expert Opinion: Talent Management featuring Daniel Chait

Daniel Chait | Read up on what talent management expert, Daniel Chait, predicts as talent management evolves over the next three to five years.... more
 

Expert Opinion: Talent Management featuring Chris Lennon

Chris Lennon | Read up on what talent management expert, Chris Lennon, predicts as talent management evolves over the next three to five years.... more
 

Expert Opinion: Talent Management featuring Keaton Kruser

Keaton Kruser | Read up on what talent management expert, Keaton Kruser, predicts as talent management evolves over the next three to five years.... more
 

Expert Opinion: Talent Management featuring Jon Michail

Jon Michail | Read up on what talent management expert, Jon Michail, predicts as talent management evolves over the next three to five years.... more
 

Expert Opinion: Talent Management featuring Lara Albert

Lara Albert | Read up on what talent management expert, Lara Albert, predicts as talent management evolves over the next three to five years.... more
 

Expert Opinion: Talent Management featuring Kayla Kozan

Kayla Kozan | Read up on what talent management expert, Kayla Kozan, predicts as talent management evolves over the next three to five years.... more
 

Litecoin: The Digital Currency to Watch

Courtney Raaz | Summary Step aside Bitcoin, there’s a new player in town. It’s name? Litecoin. And it’s price just increased 333 percent in the last five days. In this article, Jesse Damiani explains the five reasons why Litecoin has experience such unprec... more
 

Understanding Agile Methodology Through its Guiding Values

Courtney Raaz | Summary Agile methodology is not supposed to be fully defined. There is a misconception that its practices and ideas should come in pre-packaged sets. In this article, Alessandro Berardi explains the values expressed in the Agile Manifesto so tha... more
 

The Millennial Style of Management: Trends to Know

Courtney Raaz | Summary The next generation is upon us, meaning that millennials are no longer the new kids on the block. They are reaching new heights in their careers by becoming the bosses themselves. In this article, Larry Alton explores how millennial bosse... more
 

The Beginnings of a New Workforce: The Trend Toward Agile

Courtney Raaz | Summary The age of agile management is already upon us, and isn’t going anywhere. Enter agile self-management or the “agile workforce” — a movement away from permanent employment and toward temporary employment like contractors, consultant... more
 

Are You Showing Your Employees Enough Respect?

Courtney Raaz | Summary What’s the differentiator between employees who are energized and motivated and those who are frustrated and resentful? Often it can be attributed to a feeling of disrespect coming from their management. In this article, Victor Lipman e... more
 

The Next Five Years of Cryptocurrency: One Expert's Predictions

Courtney Raaz | In this article, Noah Jessop shares his ten predictions for cryptocurrency over the next five years.... more
 

Entrepreneurial Tips for Managing Personal Finances

Courtney Raaz | Summary Personal financial planning and management can sometimes seem like a part-time job. If you’re already overworked by your full-time job, it’s difficult to prioritize your financial future even if you are great with money. In this artic... more
 

How Blockchain is Helping Fund Innovation

Courtney Raaz | In this article, Roger Aitken explains how several companies, new and well-established, are taking advantage of the latest application of blockchain.... more
 

A Beginner’s Guide to Crafting a Great Product

Courtney Raaz | In this article, product designer Tanira Maurer guides her readers through the first steps of crafting a product from the start.... more
 

The Project Management Systems fit for an Enterprise

Courtney Raaz | In this article, Kaya Ismail shares what he believes are the top 16 systems you can use for enterprise project management.... more
 

Why Identifying Areas of Waste is a Challenge for Marketers

Courtney Raaz | Rowntree and Pouros explain why it’s more important than ever that marketers have the ability to recognize the areas of waste in their marketing spend.... more
 

Why Product Owners Should Pay More Attention to Unstructured Data

Courtney Raaz | Summary Even though structured data fits neatly into rows and columns, it is likely full of holes and contains information that can’t be learned by an algorithm. That’s why David Gonzalez writes that focusing on unstructured data is the best wa... more
 

How-to Hire the Right Project Manager for the Job

Courtney Raaz | In this article, Paul Maplesden explains what you should look for in a potential candidate for a project manager position.... more
 

Types of Agile Development: Categorized, Criticized, and Commended

Courtney Raaz | In this article, David Bachowski discusses what he thinks are the four different types of agile development processes.... more
 

Become More Innovative by Learning to Own Change

Courtney Raaz | In this article, Jared Gordon shares strategies for not only spotting change, but for owning change as well.... more
 

Getting One Step Closer to Perfect Productivity

Courtney Raaz | In this article, Jonathan Long discusses some simple daily tasks that everyone can do to improve their productivity.... more
 

Lessons Learned: How one Company Raised $10 Million

Courtney Raaz | In this article, Nathan Wenzel shares experiences from his yearlong journey getting his business successfully funded by venture capitalists.... more
 

The Real Reason You're Experiencing Execution Failures

Courtney Raaz | Summary When companies experience failure, it can generally be boiled down to a disconnect between strategy and execution. In this article, Amy C. Edmondson and Paul J. Verdin question why strategy and execution are widely considered to be separa... more
 

How to use Empathic Design to Create Awesome Products

Courtney Raaz | Summary Many great design ideas stem from real users with real pain points. This is what we call empathic design, where a user-designer combines deep knowledge of product use with the ability to foresee new possibilities for it. In this article,... more
 

A Manager's Guide to Understanding Gen Z

Courtney Raaz | Tim Elmore examines the shifts Gen Z is bringing so that we can better understand what to expect and prepare for their entry into the workplace.... more
 

Know When it's Time to Let Your Product Die

Courtney Raaz | Summary Failure is never an easy realization for anyone to make. But the sooner you do, the better off you’ll be. In Rudy Mutter's eyes, product development is basically one big experiment, or at least that's how it should be. In this article... more