The tales of IT project failure

  In the age of agile development, devops and related management techniques, is IT project failure even a thing anymore? The answer, sadly, is yes. In the past, IT failures often meant high-priced flops, with...

Retail staff and the battle to win and keep customers

Retail staff are our frontline soldiers in the battle to win and keep customers. The ways in which they interact and communicate with the customer have a big impact on satisfaction, loyalty and ultimately...

Reasons to consider distance learning for your kids

A new academy is shaking up traditional distance learning with a combined approach that strikes the perfect balance for expat families. Think distance learning and, chances are, you imagine a course designed for adults...

Warren Buffett’s 5 recent regrets in investment

Warren Buffett is quite possibly the greatest investor of all time. For decades, the CEO of Berkshire Hathaway — nicknamed the "Oracle of Omaha" — has shown his ability to read Wall Street like...

Parenting advice: Kids and social media

Most teens use some form of social media and have a profile on a social networking site. Many visit these sites every day. There are plenty of good things about social media — but...