If you have asked for one thing and gotten another, maybe the problem is the way you gave the instructions. This is the “ curse of knowledge"; once you know something, it's difficult to imagine how it appears to someone who doesn't know. Read on to learn how to better communicate instructions.
Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of the World Wide Web, said, "Access by everyone regardless of disability is an essential aspect." But websites using sophisticated visual effects make it difficult for the blind and disabled to have equal access. It's important to design and configure sites for everyone.
Consumers today are comfortable using their smartphones as their primary shopping devices, and trends suggest that desktop shopping will continue to fall behind. Anything a retailer can do to attract this growing group of mobile-savvy customers will be a smart business plan.
Even though studies have shown that socially-connected people are more productive at work than those who aren't connected, it is still a fairly common practice for social media applications to be blocked at work. Is social media at work truly valuable, and if so, where does the value show itself?
For years we have heard some version of the now almost clichéd phrase "Email is dead." However, the need for having an email account has barely diminished. Recently many tech companies have been investing in making the email experience better than what it has been traditionally.
People all over the world will be tracking their daily activity through their Fitbits, Jawbones, and other various bands wrapped around their wrists by 2018. Fitness trackers will triple in number by that year, but it’s smartwatches—led by Apple’s upcoming iWatch—that will really see the most use.
The FIDO (Fast IDentity Online) Alliance, an industry consortium for delivering standards for simpler, stronger authentication, has released final 1.0 specifications for an open standard to replace commonly used single factor username and password logins.
Though many QA organizations today use agile development methods, depending on the industry, they can experience very different challenges and successes. By exploring the diversity in the testing world, you can learn other industries’ strengths and think about how they could apply to your field.
As the end of the calendar year approaches, so does the possibility of an end-of-the-year review—which can lead to a promotion or raise. But let’s say that you’re not up for either. What else can you negotiate for in 2015? Read more to find out.
Shared workspaces are becoming popular because they're said to encourage collaboration and interaction among employees. But a study of forty thousand American office workers found that they thought the downsides—increased noise levels and decreased privacy—outweigh the upsides. Let's take a look.
Many test managers want to assess the value of their test tool approach. There is a way to do it that does not require writing code—only the ability to read it a little. Matt Heusser helps you figure out if what your team is doing is working, what you could drop, and what might be worth picking up.