Snyk raises $22 million to tackle open source’s security problem

Snyk announced today it has raised $22 million as the company seeks to plug the growing security holes in open source systems. “Our mission is to fix open source security, and that can only be done from within the open source community,” said Guy Podjarny, CEO and cofounder of Snyk, …

Friday finds: the best workplace stories from this week

Technologies won’t replace good management Is this the RFP – or just another country? The way hunter-gatherers share food shows how cooperation evolved The future of human work is perpetual beta The most plausible cause of wellbeing decline is screen time The gig economy isn’t going to be the future …

5 Tips for SMBs when Choosing Collaboration Tools

Unified communications. Business collaboration. Digital work hub. These are just some of the phrases that get commonly bandied around enterprises today. But for small or medium-sized businesses (SMB), these buzzwords may not be mainstream and can frankly be confusing. Irrespective of the size of a business, collaboration is critical for …

Web Design Agencies: Are You Using These Life-saving Tools & Resources?

This sponsored article was provided by our content partner, BAW Media. Thank you for supporting the partners who make SitePoint possible. Digital design technology is forever changing. Design trends come, and design trends go. Some design tools keep pace with the latest trends, and some don't. An effective way to …

Best JavaScript Frameworks, Libraries and Tools to Use in 2019

It seems there are more JavaScript frameworks, libraries, and tools than there are developers. As of May 2017, a quick search on GitHub reveals more than 1.1 million JavaScript projects. There are 500 thousand usable packages on npmjs.org with almost 10 billion downloads every month. This article endeavors to explain …

People are great: a conversation with James Woudhuysen on the future of work

At a conference at the WWF’s Living Planet Centre in Woking staged by the office furniture firm Kinnarps, I had an off the cuff chat with James Woudhuysen who had just delivered one of his typically entertaining, erudite and challenging talks on the future of work alongside equally renowned speakers …

How to decorate your eCommerce shop for the winter holidays

Why might you want to decorate your eCommerce shop for the winter holidays? Google seems to like and reward websites that refresh their content regularly, according to “10 Illustrations of How Fresh Content May Influence Google Rankings” on the Moz blog: “The goal here shouldn’t be to update your site …

How to paint in cold weather at your construction site

The polar vortex and global warming are changing the way construction projects are managed and how tasks are being scheduled. Learning how to paint in cold weather has become a daunting, yet necessary challenge, and every day painting pros and construction professionals are struggling to meet project timelines. This guide will …

New workplace trends will bring people back to the office, Gensler report suggests

The next generation of office buildings will draw employees back to the workplace, a new report from architect and design firm Gensler suggests. It suggest that an increased number of employees are set to be drawn back to the office, as the importance and power of face-to-face interaction grows, and …

UK workers say menial tasks override GDPR compliance in their office

The majority (86 percent) of UK office workers claim they are more likely to be told off for forgetting to do menial tasks, like emptying or loading the dishwater and keeping their workplace tidy, than complying with GDPR policies, according to a new poll which assessed whether GDPR is being …

Small Businesses Still Love Checks: 5 Reasons They Should Stop Sending Them in the Mail

Writing checks has been an integral part of running a small business for well over a century – as essential to an entrepreneur’s operations as turning on the lights or balancing the cash drawer. And for most of that history, hearing “the check is in the mail” was like a …

Simple Marketing Methods Your Business May Be Missing

If you are struggling to grow your customer base, you may be investing too much time in exploring ground-breaking marketing opportunities and forgetting the simple marketing methods, such as promotional goods, that can positively impact your marketing campaigns. Whilst it is impossible to jump on board with every new marketing …

Use US Census to Get Business Data for Your Location

Use US Census to Get Business Data for Your Location Use information available through the U.S. Census Bureau to help you open or expand your business by learning how to access statistics about your market, customers and other businesses like yours. BMM Staff Tue, 05/14/2019 – 07:40 Enter Your Own …

Post digital era offers the chance to create personalised experiences at work

The enterprise is entering a new “post-digital” era, where success will be based on an organisation’s ability to master a set of new technologies that can deliver personalised realities and experiences for customers, employees and business partners, according to the Accenture Technology Vision 2019 annual report that sets out to predict …