Your Recommended Reading: The Books You Didn’t Know You Needed — Discover

Ann Patchett recommends four books that helped her process her stepfather’s passing. Continue reading Your Recommended Reading: The Books You Didn’t Know You Needed — Discover

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Role of people in Workplace Happiness — Workplace Happiness

Let’s have a look what we have discovered about workplace happiness so far.

We know that according to this Gallup study, only 13% of the worldwide workforce is engaged. Continue reading Role of people in Workplace Happiness — Workplace Happiness

NiYO raises $13.2M to digitize payroll and employee benefits in India — TechCrunch

Fintech startup NiYO helps salaried employees access company benefits and other financial services, and now it has raised $13.2 million to offer its services to more of the country. Founded in 2015, NiYO partners with companies (employers) and banks to offer employees the opportunity to access their benefits, such as healthcare or food allowances, through a digital platform. Continue reading NiYO raises $13.2M to digitize payroll and employee benefits in India — TechCrunch

“Decisions on systematic empirical evidence” – An interview about the importance of HR Analytics — Dinosaurs Will Die

HR Analytics is one of the main HR and Recruiting trends in 2017. However, it is also a very complex topic and I got the impression that most people do not really know what it is about and why it got so important. It’s high time to speak to an expert in this field. Continue reading “Decisions on systematic empirical evidence” – An interview about the importance of HR Analytics — Dinosaurs Will Die

Crossing the chasm: Lessons learned in transitioning to the SaaS business model — EY Law

Read the full report here. The last decade has seen software buyers express ever-increasing preference for purchasing software as a service (SaaS). Most new entrants in the software space have been SaaS-native, but what about the thousands of software vendors that started out with traditional licensing models? How can they transition to SaaS? via Crossing the chasm: Lessons learned in transitioning to the SaaS business model — EY Law Continue reading Crossing the chasm: Lessons learned in transitioning to the SaaS business model — EY Law

Blockchain’s brilliant approach to cybersecurity — VentureBeat

Hackers can shut down entire networks, tamper with data, lure unwary users into cybertraps, steal and spoof identities, and carry out other devious attacks by leveraging centralized repositories and single points of failure. Source: Blockchain’s brilliant approach to cybersecurity | VentureBeat | Security | by Ben Dickson, TechTalks Continue reading Blockchain’s brilliant approach to cybersecurity — VentureBeat

LinkedIn is rolling out a free Tinder-style service to pair users with mentors — TechCrunch

LinkedIn, the Microsoft-owned social network for the working world with over 500 million users, has put a lot of effort into new areas of business like content, education and bringing on new users in emerging markets; but today it’s embarking on the roll out of a new service that plays squarely into the bread and butter of its business: looking for work. via LinkedIn is rolling out a free Tinder-style service to pair users with mentors — TechCrunch Continue reading LinkedIn is rolling out a free Tinder-style service to pair users with mentors — TechCrunch

‘Meat’ your blockchain – Enterprise Times — The Blockchain Daily Reporter and News Digest

A group of livestock farmers in Arkansas, supported by Heifer USA, is using blockchain technology so customers can tell where their dinner comes from – what you might call ‘meat’ your blockchain. The Grass Roots Farmers’ Cooperative will apply blockchain technology to trace its products from ‘farm to fork’. Its aim is to provide consumers with information about the origin and quality of the meat they buy. via ‘Meat’ your blockchain – Enterprise Times — The Blockchain Daily Reporter and News Digest Continue reading ‘Meat’ your blockchain – Enterprise Times — The Blockchain Daily Reporter and News Digest

Our favorite startups from 500 startups’ 21st class — Startups – TechCrunch

Another season, another group of startups presenting as part of 500 Startups’ 21st demo day. This time around, 29 companies pitched on stage at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View. We noticed strong trends in healthcare focused businesses as well as startups tackling international markets out of the gate. via Our favorite startups from 500 startups’ 21st class — Startups – TechCrunch Continue reading Our favorite startups from 500 startups’ 21st class — Startups – TechCrunch