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Agile project management tool for software development using scrum yEd - Graph Editor yEd is a powerful desktop application that can be used to quickly and effectively generate high-quality diagrams. Create diagrams manually, or import your external data for analysis. Our automatic layout algorithms arrange even large data sets with just the press of a button.

Paper Brigade Grey Flag by Paper Brigade supported by Evan Moreau Daniel Ciecko Miles Reinhardt partager les photos d'un même événement : Quand on fait une fête, il y a à peu près des photographes en herbe qui mitraillent la foule et tout le monde est content de faire la pose qui va bien, mais personne ne réclame ensuite qu’on ne voit pratiquement jamais les photos. Non? Pas vous? Working From Home Makes You More Productive There are plenty of legitimate reasons to work from home: it saves gasoline (if you drive or take the bus), eliminates commuting time, and on the company side, it means that less office space is needed to accomodate employees. Now there’s another reason, backed by a study (PDF) from Stanford: People who work from home are more productive than those that don’t. The latest telecommuting talking point comes from a study that randomized 250 call center employees at a Chinese company, designating some as telecommuters for four days a week and asking others to come into the office every workday for a nine-month period. The reasoning: the company, CTrip (China’s biggest travel agency), was considering a company-wide work from home policy to decrease high attrition rates and cut down on office costs. As a result of the experiment, CTrip decided to roll out a company-wide work from home program.

On Moving and Standing Still Immediate download of 12-track album in the high-quality format of your choice (MP3, FLAC, and more). Paying supporters also get unlimited mobile access using the free Bandcamp listening app. name your price Buy CD or Tape about Working From Home? You're a Better Worker More Americans are working from home than ever, but doubts remain about worker productivity. Photo: njaminjami/Flickr If you’re a U.S. worker, there’s a 10 percent chance that you work from home at least once a week, and a 4.3 percent chance that you work from home most of the time.

Theo Hilton, Toby Foster, & Ryan Woods Theo Hilton (Nana Grizol, Defiance, Ohio), Toby Foster, and Ryan Woods (Defiance, Ohio, Pink Houses) team up to record new, acoustic versions of Nana Grizol, Defiance, Ohio, and Toby Foster songs, as well as a few entirely new ones. This project is the culmination of a fall 2010 tour that took the trio to Florida and back, including a performance at The Fest in Gainesville. For more: / / / / / released 19 December 2010 Recorded by Theo, Toby, & Ryan in Bloomington, IN in November of 2010. Mastered by Mike Bridavsky at Russian Recording in Bloomington, IN. Artwork by Toby & Ryan.

Why Too Much Data Disables Your Decision Making Quick, think back to a major decision. You know, the kind that compelled you to read everything on a topic and lead you to spend hours devouring every last scrap of data. How'd that work out for you? We like to think that more information drives smarter decisions; that the more details we absorb, the better off we'll be. It's why we subscribe to Google Alerts, cling to our iPhone, and fire up our TweetDeck.

Latitudes and Longitudes (2011) Most of the tracking for this record took place over two cold days in early March of 2011 in a warehouse nestled between Cleveland's Ohio City and Gordon Square districts. We tracked 8 songs the first day and another 4 the next (2 didn't make the record). Almost all of the bass, guitars and drums were tracked live, together, in a room with a loud and mildly hilarious gospel choir stirring next door.

What Successful People Do With The First Hour Of Their Work Day Remember when you used to have a period at the beginning of every day to think about your schedule, catch up with friends, maybe knock out a few tasks? It was called home room, and it went away after high school. But many successful people schedule themselves a kind of grown-up home room every day.

How to run a problem-solving meeting This is a special sort of get together, similar to the meeting where you organize people to figure out the best way to take advantage of an opportunity. In both cases, amateurs usually run the meetings, and the group often fails to do their best work. Ignore these rules at your peril: An Economist Explains How Fear Drives Productivity Here’s a depressing thought: America’s productivity is rising on the backs of scared office workers. That’s essentially the explanation offered by Michael Feroli, chief U.S. economist at JPMorgan (JPM), for the 1.6 percent second-quarter gain reported Aug. 8 by the Labor Department. I asked him if there was anything in the data to suggest worker output was being spurred by improvements in technology or other investments—you know, encouraging stuff. He used a process of elimination to bring me back to earth. “First, capital deepening [an increase in investment per worker] is unlikely to be especially strong right now, given that net investment levels are still on the low side,” Feroli explained in an e-mail. As for technology improvements, “one proxy for this is the percent change in real equipment and software prices.”

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