How oil and gas firms are benefiting from digital technologies

    Photo: iStock Photo: iStock Digital technologies are recognized as adding value to upstream oil and gas companies by helping them reduce costs, make faster and better decisions, and increase workforce productivity, according to a March Accenture survey. The digital investment today is focused on mobility and the Internet of Things (IoT), with analytics and IoT […]

    Monetary rewards motivate people to live healthy, strive for success

    People increase their internal motivation to eat fruits and vegetables, when rewarded monetarily, finds a study. (Shutterstock) Monetary rewards are effective in motivating people to take up healthy eating and striving for success, finds a team of American researchers. The study, which encouraged daily consumption of fruits and vegetables in exchange for payment, not only […]

    Smart Women 2016: Redefining success every step of the way

    Success doesn’t just show up at the door. That’s why one of our strongest commitments is giving women the tools they need to go get it. It might be easier said than done, but knowing what you want and having the support to achieve it is the first step to success. And we know that […]

    Eddie the Eagle is a soaring success

    Eddie the Eagle star Taron Egerton With hindsight, it’s a surprise Eddie “The Eagle” Edwards’ rise to fame wasn’t made into a film sooner. Taron Egerton (Kingsman: The Secret Service) dons thick-rimmed glasses and a permanent gurn as the plucky Eddie, a young man obsessed with being an Olympian. He exploits a loophole in the […]

    The Quiet Research That Led to a Resounding Success in Diabetes Prevention

    A scene from a diabetes prevention program at the Bronx Y.M.C.A. on Castle Hill Avenue. Lourdes Ventura, the lifestyle coach there, weighs the participants at the end of each class.CreditBenjamin Norman for The New York Times More than 86 million people, including 22 million people 65 or older, have pre-diabetes, which increases their risk of […]

    Trailer Park Boys new success comes from being less Canadian, says expert

    The Trailer Park Boys, (left to right) Julian (John Paul Tremblay), Bubbles (Mike Smith) and Ricky (Robb Wells). The show had a successful seven-season run on Showcase, but has grown in stature over the past three years now that it is on Netflix. Trailer Park Boys: the Canadian show that succeeded by being not-so-Canadian 4:43 […]