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Read: 9 WordPress Plugins That Use Artificial Intelligence – Hongkiat

Investigating artificial intelligence and found an article on WordPress plugins that use artificial intelligence. Article Excerpt Artificial intelligence makes it possible for a software to learn from experience, and make decisions based on its acquired knowledge. This feature results in an enhanced usability,… Source: 9 WordPress Plugins That Use Artificial Intelligence – Hongkiat

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Business

What is Customer Development?

Customer Development So far I have posted on Business Models, Value Propositions, and now I want to point to Customer Development. I am late to this party and through reading the Lean Startup by Eric Ries, which I found out about through a Product Management course I was taking, I learned about Steve Blank and Customer […]

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Business

Watch “Rural Post Offices Transformed by E-commerce” on YouTube #Innovation

This video discusses the impact e-commerce has had on a rural post office. The impacts range from a big increase in packages coming to the post office but is contradicted by many closed shops in the town. But then people in the town are opening their own online businesses. I went through categorizations of this […]

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Business

What is a Business Model?

A few weeks ago I was sent off with the task to figure out a business model for a product with the CFO. Well, in my head I said, what’s a business model? And of course I started an internet search for sample business models. In my research I discovered another term that people define […]

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Business

What is a Value Proposition?

In 2007, at my first Metro DC ATD (formerly ASTD) Chapter board meeting, the president of the chapter asked everyone what our value proposition was? I had volunteered for the role of Director of Membership because I never received my username and password for the site and I was determined to fix my own problem. […]

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Talent Development and Instructional Design

3 Reasons We Leave Organizations – From the Mind of a Millennial

https://www.td.org/Publications/Blogs/Management-Blog/2016/09/3-Reasons-We-Leave-Organizations-from-the-Mind-of-a-Millennial

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Web Development

Deactivate WordPress Plugins to Troubleshoot 500 Error #WordPress #500 #plugins

Yesterday after updating a plugin on my WordPress site I received a 500 error. This error is basically saying that something is wrong with your website. In my case, I knew that I needed to disable the plugins but I could not get to the WordPress admin panel. I found the answer in the WordPress […]

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Talent Development and Instructional Design

How Long Does It Take To Create an Hour of Learning #ILT #VILT #eLearning #blendedlearning

Bryan Chapman created two great resources on the cost of developing one hour of learning. They are from a few years ago but still provide great information. They are located here: How long does it take to create learning? Large Scale, Blended Learning Development: Benchmark 2013 To find out more about Bryan Chapman and the Chapman […]

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Project Management

Read: JavaScript Testing: Unit vs Functional vs Integration Tests on Sitepoint by @_ericelliott

Another article from Eric Elliot that describes the different types of testing. Unit tests, integration tests, and functional tests are all types of automated tests which form essential cornerstones of continuous delivery, a development methodology that allows you to safely ship changes to production in days or hours rather than months or years.Source: JavaScript Testing: Unit […]

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Project Management

Read: How One Jira Ticket Made My Employer $1MM/Month: 7 Metrics that Actually Matter — JavaScript Scene — Medium by @_ericelliott

I am currently researching metrics for a project that I am hoping to kick off soon. This article lists potential metrics. How One Jira Ticket Made My Employer $1MM/Month: 7 Metrics that Actually Matter — JavaScript Scene — Medium More importantly, the quote by Peter Drucker in the article expresses a pretty realistic true: “What […]