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Can you truly have it all—a happy career and a large paycheck that comes with it? Many people don’t tend to think so, but recently, CareerBliss.com compiled a list of jobs that can make you happy and pay you well by analyzing more than 50,000 independent company reviews from 2013 and 2014. The reviews are from employees all over the U.S. who evaluated 10 factors that affect work happiness on a five-point scale:
According to a recent study by Harvard Business Review (HBR) Analytic Services, companies that are adopting cloud computing are winning the competitive advantage, and especially achieving business agility, which was found to the leading driver for adopting cloud among all respondents. HBR surveyed 527 Harvard Business Review readers in large and mid-sized companies in a wide range of industries around the world. 44 percent of the respondents came from organizations with more than 10,000 employees and 34 percent from organizations with between 1,000 and 10,000 employees.
When it comes to all meetings, no matter the size or type of company, what truly makes them great?
Content marketing is the future for anyone doing marketing automation. The trouble is, how do you come up with all of those marketing assets to send out and publish- whitepapers, viral videos, demos, infographics, etc.? The answer is a great content creation tool called Microsoft Dynamics Marketing. To learn more, click here to see a more in-depth video.
On a recent project I had to create a web service that returned data from a MS CRM system based on provided parameters (account name and contact name). I prefer to work with the early bound, strongly typed XRM entities as opposed to using the web service calls, QueryExpression, ConditionExpression, etc., because the code is much shorter and easier to read - especially for anyone that has worked with Linq.
Microsoft Dynamics has spent the last 17 years working on integration of CRM, marketing automation and ERP. In those years, they've collaborated with thousands of different customers’ integration projects and all the data that comes with it. Read these great tips provided from them that will help you move your data into a CRM:
As we are now in the third quarter of 2014, the unemployment rate for technology professionals averaged 4.1 percent in Arizona and even lower in Colorado at 3.2 percent (last recorded in June 2014*). In looking back to 2012 and 2013, the unemployment rate appears to be near the same average.
I enjoyed Patrick Gray's article on "How to tell when 'We need Agile' masks deeper project issues". It reminds me of how important it is to keep your finger on the pulse of the development team to make sure dysfunction does not worm its way into your project team.
U.S. News & World Report just revealed their ranking list of 100 Best Jobs. Which career took the top spot?