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An open notebook in front of a computer Why Project Managers Need Exceptional Writing Skills

The project manager’s role is to ensure the project is done efficiently and effectively. The modern project manager needs to have great communication skills to convey the essentials of the project, and most of this communication is done through writing. Here are some examples when good writing skills will help.

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White robot with artificial intelligence Narrow versus Strong AI: The Future of Artificial Intelligence

Artificial intelligence is one of the fastest growing fields in technology, but there’s still a lot of uncertainty surrounding what truly qualifies as AI, the different types of AI, and how quickly AI is advancing. How do we differentiate AI that updates us on today’s weather from AI that can think and act on its own?

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A great people manager 5 Skills That Make a Great Manager

When it comes to being a great people manager, the tried-and-true methods continue to be the most effective. Listening to employees, leading by example, and focusing on results will set you apart. Read on to learn why these skills—and a couple more—can make all the difference between a good manager and a great manager.

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Larry Maccherone Building Security into DevOps: A Slack Takeover with Larry Maccherone

Thought leaders from the software community are taking over the TechWell Hub to answer questions and engage in conversations. Larry Maccherone, senior director at Comcast, hosted this Slack takeover and discussed what DevSecOps means, how to get started with security, and the changing role of security specialists.

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Manager giving an employee critical feedback How to Give Tough Feedback

It's not easy to give tough feedback. But delaying, withholding, or sugarcoating critical feedback is ultimately a disservice—to the individual, the team, and the work involved. Giving timely, constructive feedback is one of the most important roles of any manager. Here’s how to handle these delicate situations.

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Business people communicating using soft skills Why We Need to Stop Calling Them Soft Skills

People often focus on hard skills for career development, but soft skills are just as important—if not more. Soft skills require practice and they are crucial for professional success, so we should stop referring to interpersonal skills as soft. They’re hard, human skills, and they can set you apart in your job.

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Developers discussing a software product's quality 2 Ways Developers Can Contribute to Better Testing

Testers need to find important information about product quality and present it in a way that can be acted upon. As the people building the software, developers are in a great position to observe the product. By monitoring the test environment and conducting unit testing, they can help inform about product quality.

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Helm charts for Kubernetes Using Kubernetes Helm Charts for Increased DevOps Collaboration

A Docker image is usually designed for a baseline functionality and can then be customized. However, customized resource definitions are typically not shared among other users who might have a similar application requirement. Here’s where Helm charts for Kubernetes can help reduce rework and increase collaboration.

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