Jennifer Chambers The Detroit News Published 12:01 AM EDT Oct 15, 2018 Detroit — The candidates running for Detroit's school board this fall include a football coach, a retired nurse, a program officer at a foundation, a recent high school graduate, two siblings and two former board members. Eight candidates in all are running for election to the Board of Education for the Detroit Public Schools Community District on Nov. 6. Two seats with four-year terms are open. This is the second election for the Detroit school board, the first being in 2016 when all eight current members were elected to terms starting Jan. 1, 2017. The field in the 2016 election had 63 candidates. The district faces several challenges: its drinking water is tainted with lead and copper, it has $500 million in needed infrastructure repairs and its teacher shortage is around 200 positions. Voters will see nine names on the … [Read more...] about Detroit school board race draws 8 candidates
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There's nothing wrong with acknowledging to that job candidate that you know he (or she) is going to leave eventually. Heather R. Huhman Published 9:30 am, Thursday, May 10, 2018 Photo: Emmanuel Faure | Getty Images Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 Photo: Emmanuel Faure | Getty Images Half of All Companies Admit Their Employee Development Programs Are Outdated. Is Yours? 1 / 1 Back to Gallery Everyone can agree that the phrase “climbing the corporate ladder” no longer holds meaning. Nowadays, employees don’t train for the next role in the company’s hierarchy. Instead, they gain skills and experiences in different departments and areas of expertise. Related: Is Your Employee Development Broken? Here's How to Fix It. Companies apparently recognize this: Deloitte’s 2018 Global … [Read more...] about Half of All Companies Admit Their Employee Development Programs Are Outdated. Is Yours?
EC-Council offers some of the best-known ethical hacking and penetration testing certifications. This guide will help you get started with EC-Council's popular CEH and LPT credentials as well as other information security certs and career paths. The International Council of Electronic Commerce Consultants (EC-Council) is a professional organization headquartered in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The organization is known around the world as a leader in information security education, training and certification. Many people recognize EC-Council as the creator of the Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) and Licensed Penetration Tester (LPT) certifications, but the non-profit organization offers numerous other well-recognized credentials. The EC-Council certification program focuses on vendor-neutral security certifications, covering topics such as ethical hacking, penetration testing, encryption and forensics, plus incident handling and response. Passing a single test and completing a set of … [Read more...] about EC-Council Certification Guide: Overview And Career Paths
What is agile?Agile is a project management methodology that uses short development cycles called “sprints” to focus on continuous improvement in the development of a product or service.Although incremental software development methods go as far back as 1957, agile was first discussed in depth in the 1970s by William Royce who published a paper on the development of large software systems. Later in 2001, the Agile Manifesto, a "formal proclamation of four key values and 12 principles to guide an iterative and people-centric approach to software development," was published by 17 software developers. These developers gathered together to discuss lightweight development methods based on their combined experience.The principles of agileThere are 12 key principles that still guide agile project management today. Customer satisfaction is always the highest priority and is achieved through rapid and continuous delivery. Changing environments are embraced at any stage of the … [Read more...] about Agile project management: A comprehensive guide
Data management enables the storing of everything from genomic data to Xbox scores to your Pandora playlists. If the data were unified, we’d have the beginning of master data management.Organizations have data throughout their environment that provide single views of key data entities common across their organization. Data management provides a single view of data. Master data management provides a complete view of your organization's data.Broadly speaking, civilization has witnessed five generations of data management following manual processing using paper and pencil: Mechanical punched card: data processing Stored program: sequential record processing Online network: navigational set processing Nonprocedural: relational databases and client-service computing Multimedia databases: object-relational databases with relationships Data models, scaling, automation, integration, and workflows increase the complexity of generating usable information from data.Technology leaders who … [Read more...] about The capabilities and roles of world-class, master data management