The Agile framework definitely can be a powerful way of going about developing software. But as with any process, things can go wrong. It’s important to stay on top of things before they get out of hand and management can play a key role in ensuring good results. Here are the top ten things to look out for when trying to run Agile as smoothly as possible.
When it comes to long-haul flights, we all dream of turning left and settling in behind the curtain. Business and first class tickets are expensive, but if you plan ahead, talk to the right people and look the part, you may just find yourself securing an upgrade.
When traveling to a new country, it can be very easy for an awkward situation to occur. Different culture customs and associated meanings to certain behaviors can cause misunderstandings if you're not careful. Here are the top 10 travel destinations for Americans and what culture faux pas to avoid.
Hopefully everyone has seen a hot air balloon in flight, but have you ever wondered when the first one was invented? Or how much hot air is required to get them off the ground? Or where they are stored when they aren't being used? SpareFoot was wondering the same thing, and the data we came across is quite astonishing.
We have all heard the saying that men are from Mars and women are from Venus, but does this statement hold true when it comes to spending, saving and managing money? Most people would have the tendency to say yes. However, some surprising statistics reveal that men and women aren't that much different when it comes to managing their finances. CompareCards, a leading credit card comparison website, has pulled together some of these key findings in a cool infographic that shows the similarities and differences between men and women when it comes to how they manage their money.
Secrets of hair beauty in ancient Egypt. It's interesting to know what kind of recipes of hair care were popular in the past. Nowadays, of course, no one dyes his hair with animal blood and crushed tadpoles, however, among the beauty recipes of ancient Egyptians you can possibly find something useful. For example, Ancient Egyptians had a way to wash their hair with a mix of water and citric juices. The citric acid dissolves the fatty oils from the hair and leaves the follicle sealed. Since 4,000 years before the Christian Age, the henna was the most common dye. After 1500 BC Ancient Egyptians started to use wigs of vivid colors, like blue, red or green. But over time, the hair began to be considered a sign of barbarism, and the Egyptians began to shave their beards, head and even the body. Stubble turned into a sign of the low social status.
The light bulb is changing. Lighting technology is improving. Homeowners are embracing smarter ways to light their homes. No more inefficient, harsh lighting. Hello to smart, energy-efficient lighting options.
2014 was a big year for California Groundwater. More groundwater has been pumped from the California than ever before. The result, California passed in a few months comprehensive groundwater legislation that will transform a our billion dollar agriculture business.