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  1. The state of gender diversity in the tech industry: Gooroo facts and data

    The discussion on gender diversity in tech recently heats up with the viral memo on gender issues (titled "Google's Ideological Echo Chamber") by ex-Googler James Damore. Since then it has attracted several follow ups, including prominent ones by the New York Times or by The Washington Post. At Gooroo, it is pretty relevant to us as the tech industry is our main focus. We are specifically interested in knowing the facts behind the state of gender balance/diversity in tech companies...
  2. Portfolio Resource Utilization in Project Online using Power BI custom Reports

    With the growing number of projects across multiple LOBs, the PMO needs an easy and intuitive way to gain a quick insight into the resource capacity across the entire project portfolio. Traditionally, resource capacity planning is a challenging task due to the lack of enterprise-wide resource pools and/or lack of planning, in general. One of the most crucial responsibilities of a project/resource managers is the planning & monitoring of resource workloads. In most organizations today, resources...
  3. Analyzing the analysis: How not to get fooled by the Data Scientist and Big Data

    Data Science and Big Data is a growing part of the business world. Often lauded as a crystal ball to predict the future or cure cancer it's easy to implicitly trust the data wizard and their expensive cluster of servers. However, doing meaningful data analysis is difficult and fraught with potential errors and incorrect conclusions.In this article I will outline some of the challenges of data analysis and provide you with a series of questions to ask of any data analysis to keep the Data Scientist's...
  4. Emotional Intelligence is king!

    Emotional intelligence (EQ) has become a HR staple in the last decade as the organic nature of work teams has developed. In some cases employers consider it to be just as important than one’s intelligence (IQ). Today, success in any given profession depends greatly on our ability to read other people’s signals and react appropriately to them. Essentially EQ in the workplace is about how individuals relate to each other and how that plays a role in the way they go about their achieving their work...
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