first_imgThe two men hospitalised after inhaling fumes on a trawler in Killybegs today are now fighting for their lives.Letterkenny General HospitalThe men were cleaning the tanks of the Galway-registered vessel at Killybegs when one fell unconscious.The second man went to help him and was also overcome by the fumes. Local councillor Niamh Kennedy said it is believed the fumes came from stagnant water, with hydrogen sulphide and ammonia being emitted from the dead fish matter on board.“I just hope that they’re both going to be okay. Earlier today they were both critical and one was worse than the other so I’m just waiting for news now,” she said.The men were rushed to Letterkenny General Hospital by a fleet of ambulances under Garda escort.One of the men is understood to be originally from Galway and the other is from outside Ireland – possibly the Philippines. A spokesperson for the Health and Safety Authority (HSA) confirmed it is investigating the incident.TWO MEN NOW FIGHTING FOR LIVES AFTER KILLYBEGS TRAWLER ACCIDENT was last modified: August 25th, 2015 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more

Making the Business Case for Scrum

first_imgAs an agile methodology, Scrum has been proven to help software development teams to ensure they are building and releasing products efficiently, but what are the larger business benefits to adopting the method?“If you look at the best companies in the world, particularly those in the Fortune 100 that are software companies, you’ll find that they’re all very agile,” says Dr. Jeff Sutherland, CEO of Scrum Inc. Dr. Sutherland sat down with OpenView to discuss he business case for Scrum, which he breaks down into the following three benefits it helps companies to accomplish:Produce better software fasterProvide a better user experienceDrive revenueTo learn more about making the business case for Scrum — highlighting how it drives better software and user satisfaction, and how that in turn drives revenue — watch this short video from OpenView Labs. And for another take on how agile development can help any company — not just a software developer — read this post from the OpenView Blog. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to PrintPrintShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThislast_img read more