Why You Need to Care About Smart Cities

By Sharon Fisher, November 23, 2015

What makes smart cities important? Because, increasingly, the world’s people are living in cities and the world’s economy is driven by them.

Pivot to Leverage These IT Job Trends

By Sharon Fisher, February 11, 2016

Even within IT, there are some jobs that are going the way of buggy whips. The good news is, new jobs are coming to replace them—if you’re ready.

Change Manager: Therapist, Babysitter, Cat Herder

By Sharon Fisher, February 10, 2016

People in charge of change management in organizations wear many hats (including cat herder). And it’s not just the roles you might expect.

Are You ‘Managing Up’ Your Boss?

By Sharon Fisher, February 04, 2016

Good managers work to develop better relationships with their subordinates. But how often do you think about managing your boss?

Why Empathy is the Most Important Business Skill

By Sharon Fisher, February 03, 2016

Looking for skills to help you do better at your job? To many, the most important business skill is not project management or multitasking, but empathy.

Making History Out of Sacred Trash

By Sharon Fisher, February 01, 2016

We’ve all taken a piece of paper out of the recycling to jot down notes. Now imagine trying to piece together history--based on the other side of the paper.

Squirrels or Hackers? Protecting the Grid

By Sharon Fisher, January 28, 2016

Don’t have enough to worry about today? Some experts believe that an attack on the electrical grid for the entire country is only a matter of time.

The Definitive Guide to Rock, Paper, Scissors

By Sharon Fisher, January 25, 2016

Computers can now predict the weather and help cure cancer. So what do people use them for? Determining the best way to play Rock, Paper, Scissors.

Lessons Learned: Immigration Workflow Reform

By Sharon Fisher, January 22, 2016

Converting a bureaucratic government paper process to a paperless one is not necessarily easy, or cheap.

Finding Your Motivation in the New Year

By Sharon Fisher, January 21, 2016

We all have days where we feel like a famous actor. We think how it’s time to go to work, look at ourselves in the mirror, and ask, “What’s my motivation?”

In a Crisis, Does Your Office Know What to Do?

By Sharon Fisher, January 14, 2016

It’s something people don’t like to think about, but does your office know what to do in case of an emergency?

Why You Need to Care About EU Safe Harbor

By Sharon Fisher, January 13, 2016

In school we learned how many relationships between countries were based on trade. When countries trade bits instead of bearskins, things are no different.

How Online Omnipresence Affects Your Job

By Sharon Fisher, January 06, 2016

A recent Pew Research Center survey found that Americans are online more than ever, and that can make your job more difficult.