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How Agile Development Took the World By Storm

How Agile Development Took the World By Storm

Years used to pass between identifying a business need and producing appropriate software, meaning often the software could be obsolete at launch.

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How the Physics of Topography Explains Language Diversity

How the Physics of Topography Explains Language Diversity

Recent investigation indicates physical landscape affects the spread of dialect. Geography and population density play a factor - and it can be explained mathematically.

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Beyond Diversity: Is Your Company Culturally Competent?

Beyond Diversity: Is Your Company Culturally Competent?

Cultural competence is the ability to understand, communicate, and effectively interact with people across cultures.

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Understanding Digital Transformation Trends in the Retail Sector

Understanding Digital Transformation Trends in the Retail Sector

Whether retailers like it or not, consumer expectations are evolving and online retailer competition has intensified.

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How to Give Feedback in Different Parts of the World

How to Give Feedback in Different Parts of the World

British people are notorious for understatement - many British soldiers died unnecessarily in the Korean War when a situation described as "a bit sticky" was far more serious.

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Understanding the New Eco and Ethical Trends in the Jewelry Industry

Understanding the New Eco and Ethical Trends in the Jewelry Industry

From online retail to 3D printing, the jewelry industry is in one of its most turblent periods as disruptive forces influence the sector.

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Is Your Company Using WEIRD Design?

Is Your Company Using WEIRD Design?

Western, Educated, Industrialized, Rich, and Democratic (WEIRD) societies are disproportionately used as research subjects – and it’s a global problem.

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How Businesses Can Properly Value Information

How Businesses Can Properly Value Information

We are currently in the information age where value is created via data and computerisation. But we’re terrible at calculating its value.

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Debunking the Myth of China’s Lack of Innovation

Debunking the Myth of China’s Lack of Innovation

China is on-track to file more patent applications than any other country, putting to rest the tired, old trope China’s entrepreneurs don’t innovate.

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Why Solving the Problem of Sustainability is the Next Era for the Fashion Industry

Why Solving the Problem of Sustainability is the Next Era for the Fashion Industry

The ecological burden of fashion is considerable, crowding landfills and polluting water. For these reasons and more, designers are focusing on fashion's next season: sustainability.

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Why the Language You Speak at 10 Years Old Determines Your Future

Why the Language You Speak at 10 Years Old Determines Your Future

Older immigrants, those who relocate to the US after age 10, tend to pursue STEM-type careers – professions that aren't so communication-dependent.

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Why Luxury Brands Need to Rethink Their Approach for the Next Generation of Shoppers

Why Luxury Brands Need to Rethink Their Approach for the Next Generation of Shoppers

By 2025, Millennial and Gen-Z consumers will represent nearly half the audience for luxury goods. However, they won't find the luxury sector’s traditional business model very appealing.

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Why Your Company Needs a Chief Marketing Technologist

Why Your Company Needs a Chief Marketing Technologist

Gartner predicts that next year's chief marketing officers will be spending more on technology than today's chief information officers.

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The Rising Trend Towards Sharing Apps in China

The Rising Trend Towards Sharing Apps in China

According to Nielsen data, 94% of Chinese consumers were willing to share items, compared to fewer than half of North American consumers.

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Understanding the Increasing Decline of Skeuomorphism

Understanding the Increasing Decline of Skeuomorphism

Skeuomorphism is a digital design approach with items resembling their real-world counterparts, so anyone can identify, or assume, design features.

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How the Fashion Industry is Embracing AR and VR

How the Fashion Industry is Embracing AR and VR

Retailers using smart tech are able to get ahead in fashion retail by personalizing products and experiences, and refining the logistics process.

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Exploring the World’s Top Power Languages

Exploring the World’s Top Power Languages

The dominance of English worldwide as a lingua franca is well-documented, but there are other languages that afford their speakers more power over others.

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Understanding the Quirks of India’s eCommerce Market

Understanding the Quirks of India’s eCommerce Market

India has digital potential but wary shoppers, challenging logistics, and inefficient payment systems lead to a high mortality rate for digital startups.

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How Automation Could Save Our Global Economic Future

How Automation Could Save Our Global Economic Future

Falling birthrates in many countries are leading to a decline in working age populations. The economic consequences could be severe but automation could provide a solution.

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The Role of Wearable Technology in the Workplace

The Role of Wearable Technology in the Workplace

Wearable technology has been heralded as a revolution to transform our lives, helping us gain better visibility of what we do and how to be more productive.

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