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11 Lessons on How to Get and Maintain Trust

August Turak | Posted 11.24.2013 | Business
August Turak

Trust is the most powerful form of capital there is, and nothing makes a business run more smoothly than trust. In addition, trust is not a scarce resource.

The 'Intelligent Platform' for the Global Web: Akamai's Infrastructure Reach

James Grundvig | Posted 08.31.2013 | Technology
James Grundvig

To think that Akamai, guiding a third of the world's web traffic, was created at the apex of the Dot Com era in 1998, went through their IPO in 1999, ...

How Business Intelligence and Online Marketing (Should) Intertwine

Jayson DeMers | Posted 08.27.2013 | Technology
Jayson DeMers

Wouldn't it be great to be proactive with your online marketing instead of reacting after it is too late? Get the jump on your competitors and improve your marketing with a proper business intelligence solution.

The Bridge to IBM's SmartCloud Now has a SoftLayer

James Grundvig | Posted 08.24.2013 | Technology
James Grundvig

In the world according to rumor and speculation -- there's a lot of that in the rapidly changing world of technology -- why did IBM acquire SoftLayer?

SaaS Rolls Into the Third Wave at the Cloud Analytics Summit

James Grundvig | Posted 07.08.2013 | Technology
James Grundvig

Excel isn't going away, but it is no longer the default front-end UI, nor the only way to communicate data.

The Causes and Solutions to the State of Big Data in the Mortgage Industry

Frédéric Véron | Posted 03.13.2012 | Business
Frédéric Véron

Most financial firms are in the beginning stages of data reform, and it's important to remember that this is new for most of us. This is a monumental challenge that will take time and resources, but the industry is heading in the right direction.

We Don't Really Pay Them To Tweet All Day, Do We?

Beverly Macy | Posted 02.26.2012 | Business
Beverly Macy

Here we are at the dawn of 2012 and we seem to be facing an ever-widening knowledge gap in the workplace around the value of social business.

Top 3 Reasons For Executive Social Media Training In 2012

Beverly Macy | Posted 02.13.2012 | Business
Beverly Macy

Welcome to the confused state of social media in the corporation as we move into 2012. Social media is not taken seriously and there is no strategy in place that maps social business back to core business objectives.

What's in a Twitter Name? That Which We Call a Customer...

Brett King | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Brett King

Why is it that there are banks who won't let me open an account unless I have a home telephone number, and yet in respect to mechanisms I use more frequently, namely FB and Twitter, they ignore me?

The Latest Web Search Development: From Intentions to Insights

Penny Herscher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Penny Herscher

John Batelle, one of the gurus of Search, wrote as early as 2004 that the secret of Google's success was its understanding of the web as a database of intentions.

Our Real Health Care Goals

Erik Rothenberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Erik Rothenberg

Instead of looking for consensus on already politically programmed talking points, we could instead identify a high level goal that would be easy for everyone to agree upon -- "Universal Well Being for all Americans."