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Scrum does not have any specific risk management practices as compared to the PMBOK. However, everything you do in Scrum—as well as any other agile method—will help you identify risk at an early stage. Venkatesh Krishnamurthy explains how to manage risks in agile projects.

We should all be aware of our credit score—the important number used to determine interest rates and insurance costs. What you may not be aware of is how big data is being used to score you on many areas of your daily life. Joe Townsend explores the connection between big data and big brother.

Google recently shared a list of five hiring attributes that it deems important for its employees, one of which is intellectual humility. Anuj Magazine examines humility in the workplace and looks at recent examples from Microsoft and Google.

Experiential learning, or using activities such as simulations, helps people glean lessons on their own rather than having that knowledge presented to them. Activities need not be lengthy to be effective—in fact, simple exercises can help a team understand the complexities of software development.

Have you ever wondered what happens to your data if you cancel services with your cloud service provider? Is the data really gone or does it persist? Beth Cohen looks at the common data backup and disposal practices and how various backup practices can affect the outcome.

Hiring based on the specific skill set your team uses now seems like a good idea, but what about a year from now? Will you have moved on to new technology or practices, and will your new hire be left in the dust? It's better for the long-term health of your company to hire a quick, adaptive learner.

Some people dislike the idea of agile project managers, but for teams transitioning to agile, there is a place for management. That place is creating an environment in which the team learns how to self-manage. Read on to discover how a PM should offer support and servant leadership to an agile team.

Over the years, NASA’s aerospace research and development has launched many well-known technologies that we use here on Earth, as well as in space. NASA recently released an online software catalog listing more than 1,000 computer codes that can be accessed and adopted at no charge.

The average tenure of an employee in the United States is only a few years; some employees only stay as little as one year at even the top tech companies. So when employees leave your company, is it because this is the new trend, or is it because of something deeper and flawed within the company?

No one would favor unpleasant jobs over ones that are enjoyable, but in some people’s view, the use of intentional efforts to generate fun can have just the opposite effect. Are you for birthday parties, evening outings, and corporate retreats, or do you think work shouldn't be all fun and games?