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Weekly recap: How developers can stand out at work, bad mobile apps, and more…

EducationEvery week, I share the most interesting and useful tech articles that I’ve found over the past week. This week’s top articles focus on helping developers stand out at work, social BI, and more. I hope you find them useful:

Social Intelligence: The new frontier for BI
As I’ve mentioned in previous articles, Business Intelligence is moving beyond your database. Social sites, forums, and blogs often contain a wealth of information about your company. The next big push in BI will involve harvesting this social data.

How to stand out at work: 10 tips for developers
With the growing need for web and mobile apps, I believe developers have a huge opportunity. They can positively impact their companies more easily today than ever in the past. The question: What are you going to do about it?

A bad mobile app is worse than no mobile app at all
A word of caution for those companies rushing into mobile apps: Take the time to do your homework. Read this article on the mistakes you must avoid. With mobile apps, a bad app is worse than none at all.

Key differences between HTML4 and HTML5
So, you’ve heard all about HTML5, but…what does it really mean? How does it differ from regular HTML? This article highlights some of the main differences, and should help prepare you for the coming change.