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Canine Collaboration

March 10, 2017

What Makes Us Great Collaborators? Dogs, of course!

We have long known about research that shows dogs reduce stress and now there is a new study that shows dogs make us nicer and more cooperative. Featured in UC Berkeley's Greater Good Science Center,  the study is based on a simple premise: Have groups complete short tasks that involve creativity and cooperation, such as coming up with a fictional 15-second ad, and see how having a dog present for the experiment affects outcomes. So, how did it go? It turns out canines are great for collaboration! “When people work in teams, the presence of a dog seems to act as a social lubricant,” says study lead author Steve Colarelli. “Dogs seem to be beneficial to the social interactions of teams.” And it's sure working for us at 2Plus2!

Weekend reads

How the World Celebrated International Women's Day 2017

On Wednesday, March 8, people around the world celebrated International Women's Day — a day to commemorate the struggle for women's rights and to celebrate the political, social, economic and cultural achievements of women throughout history.  Here's a look at how women across the globe celebrated.

The 2017 theme for this International Women’s Day focuses on “Women in the Changing World of Work: Planet 50-50 by 2030”. The world of work is changing, with significant implications for women. Technology brings unprecedented opportunities for those who have access. However, there is growing income inequality and humanitarian crises. The UN is calling for all to step up to ensure the world of work works for all women. Right on, UN!


A list of 30 women rocking in UX to celebrate the International Women’s Day

In the realm of celebrating achievements, here is a list of 30 women working in UX – designers, authors, speakers, influencers, entrepreneurs – that are rocking at companies, writing about UX, and influencing and contributing to the broader community of UX designers. Power on, ladies! Here's to you!

Business Process Analysis Template #7: Great RFP and a Rigorous Review Process Equals Success

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