This document first began as an effort to help teams within Google, but we thought it'd be just as useful to webmasters that are new to the topic of search engine optimization and wish to improve their sites' interaction with both users and search engines. Although this guide won't tell you any secrets that'll automatically rank your site first for queries in Google (sorry!), following the best practices outlined below will make it easier for search engines to crawl, index and understand your content....
Being a leader is tougher than ever! Workplaces are more complex and competitive. Change is occurring at the speed of light. Work relationships need to be built in broader, matrixed, and more global organizations. Today’s leaders need new skills and more support to respond to the challenges and opportunities that rocket their way like water out of a fire hose. I have great respect for the people who take on the role of leader.
Great leaders are able to make a significant difference. They shape results and our work experience. Being a leader can also be a stressful and thankless job....
HEIs that pass the audit receive a quality label and are added to the register
of audited institutions maintained on FINHEEC’s website. The quality label
is valid for six years from the Evaluation Council’s meeting at which the audit
decision was made. The audit certificate related to the quality label explains
whether the audit was carried out by a Finnish or an international audit team,
provides a summary of the key findings and describes the optional audit
The quality assurance teams and managers supported the evolution of the
breast screening programme locally, and professional quality assurance
groups were developed with the relevant associations and royal colleges
at a national level. In 1990, a new post of national coordinator of the
NHSBSP was established, based at one of the regional heath authori-
ties. Mrs Julietta Patnick at the Trent Region in Sheffield was appointed,
and she is now the Director of the NHS Cancer Screening Programmes,
which includes the NHSBSP.
Because this is a book about web development and operations, you need to know more than
just how to build web sites. You also have to understand how teams within a company interact,
and which best practices it’s important to follow. The interaction of software engineers and system
administrators has given rise to the term developer operations or DevOps, because of the
way these teams cross each other’s boundaries to work as a single logical unit.
The team in Scrum is typically five to ten people, although teams as large as 15 and as small as
3 report benefits, and for a software project the team might include analysts, developers,
interface designers, and testers. The team builds the product, but they also provide input and
ideas to the Product Owner about how to make the product as good as it can be. While team
members can split their time between Scrum projects and other projects, it’s much more
productive to have team members fully dedicated. Team members can also change from one
Sprint to the next,...
As editor in chief of this book, I would like to acknowledge the efforts made by all of
the contributing authors and the entire editorial team in the publishing of this book
especially Ms Romina Skomersic for her very precious collaboration. Their dedication
to the publication of the most contemporary and comprehensive scientific data has
resulted with this excellent work. I would like to dedicate this book to all my
colleagues - surgeons, pathologists, oncologists, radiologists and anethesists at Sahloul
When I was a young man, my goal was to be a walk-on wide receiver
for a major college football team. My size was against me, though. At
five feet eight inches and 140 pounds, I was the smallest guy at the
Tulane University tryouts. Yet I persevered, creating a strategic plan
of rigorous exercise and nutrition and developing an attitude that
said, “Never give up.” I ended up being the smallest guy on the team
and the smallest player in the country, but I earned my varsity letter.
At an implementation level there is a shocking lack of consistency and
coordination among the donors, UN agencies and governments. Poor
coordination has resulted most notably in a lack of clear and accurate
guidance being provided on infant feeding options to HIV-positive
In country after country, researchers were told of the widespread stigma
and discrimination that HIV-positive pregnant women face, particularly
in health care settings.
The business view focuses on things that impact the profit and
loss (P&L) accounting of an organization. This includes sales,
profit, expenses, competition, and costs. Everyone should
understand their P&L: it’s what pays their salaries or their
contracts. When engineering teams are unaware of how their
business works, many decisions made by management will
appear illogical or stupid. Thus, it’s in the interest of whoever’s
responsible for business planning to help others understand
The text of this report was prepared by a team of authors from ITU’s Strategy and Policy Unit (SPU) led by
Lara Srivastava, comprising Tim Kelly, Chin Yung Lu and Lucy Yu.
The statistical tables were drawn from the ITU Information Society Statistics Database. Kenichi Yamada
assisted with their compilation. The world map of Information Society Statistics was done by Youlia Lozanova.
The cover design is by the ITU Publications Production Division. The report has benefited from the input and
comments of many people to whom we owe our thanks.
The development of these skills is not a simple task, and can only be achieved after some
years of experience in multicultural teams. To reduce the time to master these skills, and improve
the likelihood of success in a first global project, you can attend “soft-skills” training sessions and
request coaching from more experienced global project managers.
While managers designed traditional methodologies in an effort to control projects, the technical community
gave birth to agile methodologies in response to their frustrations with traditional management (or lack thereof)
and the resulting impact on their products and morale. For example, the principles of XP are focused almost
entirely on the development process. While the technical community has championed these principles, very
little has been written about the management side of agile development projects.
As regional leaders grapple with these design questions, they learn to become more trusting of one another.
As these relationships grow, leaders’ capacity to think and act quickly on complex strategic issues can increase
dramatically. Stronger, more focused leadership networks emerge that are capable of taking on the challenges
of transforming a regional economy.
Successful regions build stable, pragmatic partnerships composed of people who share important qualities.
These individuals possess the personal integrity needed to strengthen the bonds of trust within the team.
Support for this project has been provided by the Australian Learning and
Teaching Council, an initiative of the Australian Government Department of
Education, Employment and Workplace Relations. The views expressed in
this report do not necessarily reflect the views of the Australian Learning
and Teaching Council Ltd.
This work is published under the terms of the Creative Commons
Attribution-Noncommercial-ShareAlike 2.5 Australia Licence. Under this
Licence you are free to copy, distribute, display and perform the work and
to make derivative works.
Before choosing or recommending information resources for men with prostate cancer, health-
care professionals should check that their content is clear, reliable and up to date.
Healthcare professionals should seek feedback from men with prostate cancer and their carers
to identify the highest quality information resources.
Healthcare professionals caring for men with prostate cancer should ascertain the extent to
which the man wishes to be involved in decision making and ensure that he has sufficient
information to do so.
The system-to-administrator ratio is commonly used as a rough metric to understand administrative
costs in high-scale services. With smaller, less automated services this ratio can be as low as
2:1, whereas on industry leading, highly automated services, we’ve seen ratios as high as 2,500:1.
Within Microsoft services, Autopilot  is often cited as the magic behind the success of the Windows
Live Search team in achieving high system-to-administrator ratios. While auto-administration
is important, the most important factor is actually the service itself.
Since its inception, the CERT® Coordination Center (CERT/CC) has had a strong commitment
to transition lessons learned about computer security incident handling to the broader
Internet community. The ultimate goal of this transition work is the development of a community
equipped to recognize, prevent, and effectively respond to computer security risks
and threats against their organizations.
Finally, a brief word about the team of writers is in order. Although we very much
opted for a division of labour approach to the writing of this book, it has been no less
of a team effort. The text was written by Mark Newson and the exercises prepared by
Hordós Marianna, Szécsényi Krisztina, Pap Dániel, Tóth Gabriella and Vincze
Veronika. Szécsényi Krisztina prepared the glossary. Most of the editing was carried
out by Hordós Marianna, Nádasdi Péter, Szécsényi Krisztina and ...
During the implementation, VNRC carried out only about half of its planned monitoring activities, due to the
intensive scheduling of activities and availability of time among project teams at different levels. In order to
address at least part of this challenge, VNRC has mobilized two staff from the Ho Chi Minh City
representative office to support monitoring the training for volunteers in the three targeted provinces of Ho
Chi Minh, Dong Nai and Binh Duong.