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Waterfall Methodology 101: the Pros and Cons

What is waterfall methodology and what are the advantages of using it to manage the software development process? When is it most advantageous to use? Is it passé?

Meeting the Demand for Risk Management Consulting

Our prehistoric ancestors knew a thing or two about survival – and sharpened their instincts acutely to avoid the risks posed by an often-hostile world. Fast-forward 10,000 years: Instead of assessing the risk of being injured or killed by the animal herds we stalk for food, today’s risk management consulting professionals might instead use sophisticated algorithms to calculate the likelihood of crop failures or manage operational risks throughout a corporation.

Microsoft Excel Tips and Tricks You Need to Use Pivot Tables

Picture this: Your new boss needs to present her annual budget to the executive team for sign-off, and she’s asked you to format her Excel spreadsheet so it looks sharp. What do you do? You try to piece together the key learnings from past Excel training sessions. But if your mind goes blank, don’t fret. Administrative professionals often need to format reports, and we’ve got the Excel tips and tricks you need to get the job done.

How to Tip the Salary Scale in Your Favor When Negotiating Your Legal Job Offer

I remember my first real experience with “negotiations.” I was 18 years old and had my eyes on a used 1981 Toyota Celica. My dad went with me, taking the lead on negotiating the purchase price. It all seemed very simple to me – we told the owner the amount we were willing to pay, discussed it a bit, and very soon I was proudly driving home my new wheels.