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5 Technologies Your Business Should Adopt Right Now

Clair Jones | Posted 11.21.2016 | Business
Clair Jones

Business technology is always changing, and if you don't do your best to stay ahead of the curve you could find yourself playing a very dangerous game...

IT Departments: Is Your Network Monitoring Solution Working for You?

Ashley Wren Collins | Posted 08.31.2016 | Business
Ashley Wren Collins

With the Internet, there's no such thing as "closed" anymore. Your company, particularly if your website offers online products for purchase or other transactional services, is open for business anytime, anywhere.

Technically Speaking About Telephony

Tanya Williams | Posted 08.19.2016 | Business
Tanya Williams

VoIP stands for voice over Internet Protocol. Simply put, traditional VoIP phones let you make calls using the internet and are most often used within corporate business environments. Over the past 10 years, this technology has grown expansively.

Latinovators: The Triumphs and Hurdles of Latino Entrepreneurs

Aspen Institute | Posted 06.03.2016 | Latino Voices
Aspen Institute

Amid the national conversation about the US Latino community, the Aspen Institute Latinos and Society Program recently hosted a Latinos and Society Inaugural Summit featuring conversations with Latino leaders on innovation.

How Technology Is Tricking You Into Tipping More

Nir Eyal | Posted 04.25.2015 | Business
Nir Eyal

My taxi pulled up to the hotel. I got out my credit card and prepared to pay for the ride. The journey was pleasant enough but little did I know I was about to encounter a bit of psychological trickery designed to get me to pay more for the lift. 

Don't Call Me Maybe, Video Me

Dave Ryan | Posted 08.18.2014 | Technology
Dave Ryan

The younger generation uses video daily in their communications, suggesting that today's CIO needs to be thinking about opening up the corporate intranet for such video collaboration that is device and technology agnostic. Not only is it the future, it's good for business and promotes global teamwork.

Who's Sneaking Around Your Business Network Undetected?

Nir Polak | Posted 07.16.2014 | Business
Nir Polak

Malware has become the big bad wolf in cybersecurity circles, and businesses around the globe are quickly buying up the latest detection technologies to protect their IT networks. But that's not enough.

5 Reasons to Become an Entrepreneur

Diane Smith | Posted 07.02.2014 | Business
Diane Smith

Acknowledging the national importance of entrepreneurship to America's economic growth, one of the attendees there asked an important question: How do we encourage more people to become entrepreneurs?

The Search for Intelligent (Business) Life on Earth

John Bates | Posted 06.01.2014 | Technology
John Bates

Firms are working to integrate proprietary and historical data with exponentially expanding masses of valuable new and real-time data, known as big data, in order to improve the way in which they respond to outside challenges.

WATCH: Everything You Need To Know About Social Media Week

HuffPost Live | Posted 02.17.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Feb. 17 marks the beginning of Social Media Week 2014, a time for thoughtful discourse about how the always-changing technology landscape is impacting...

How to Adapt for Tomorrow's Jobs: An Open Letter to My Niece and Nephew

Uri Dadush | Posted 03.09.2014 | Business
Uri Dadush

Where will tomorrow's good jobs be? Knowing where the jobs will be only takes you so far. What skills you will need to be marketable, able to adapt and happy?

2014 -- The Year Innovation Finally Funnels into Your Business ?

Narinder Singh | Posted 03.02.2014 | Business
Narinder Singh

Lego, the legendary maker of the toy building bricks, has long been a hallmark of children's toys. Yet as the digital revolution took hold, they often struggled with the transition -- once losing over $50 million.

2017 Called: It Wants to See You Now, Via Your Phone

Dave Ryan | Posted 10.21.2013 | Technology
Dave Ryan

This means the very nature of business will change as all meetings effectively become face-to-(video) face because communication is the centerpiece of how we do business globally.

Why Keeping Your IT Team Focused on Fire-Fighting is Hurting the Business

Ian McVey | Posted 10.01.2013 | Technology
Ian McVey

Most IT teams today know that a good amount of their time is going to be spent doing routine maintenance and fire fighting tasks. Network data demands...

So Long Cash Register, Hello Innovation

David Marcus | Posted 06.17.2013 | Small Business
David Marcus

The American shopper has drastically changed their habits in just a few years. People are mobile and so are their shopping behaviors whether they are paying online, at home, walking down the street or in the physical store.

When Technology Platforms Change, the Old Leaders Are Seldom the New Ones

Daniel Burrus | Posted 03.18.2013 | Business
Daniel Burrus

Whenever there is a major change in platform, the leaders of the old platform are seldom the leaders of the new platform. For example, at one time, th...

Yes, It's True: Location and Consumer Privacy Can Co-Exist

David Rush | Posted 03.10.2013 | Business
David Rush

Location-based technologies are allowing businesses to create meaningful engagement with consumers. Used properly, there are some revolutionary ways to deepen the relationship that will benefit both groups without compromising privacy.

4 Technologies Impacting Field Professionals in 2013

Kevin Ducoff | Posted 02.26.2013 | Technology
Kevin Ducoff

The enterprise software industry is changing the game for workers in nearly every profession, and the market is gearing up for continued aggressive growth in the next few years.

Running a Business? It's Time to Get Personal

Sanjay J. Patel | Posted 01.14.2013 | Business
Sanjay J. Patel

Strong relationships in business are imperative, and they are made stronger through regular, face-to-face interaction. When face-to-face isn't possible, business professionals need to look for other ways to make themselves visible.

Gazelles and Entrepreneurs: A to M as Fast as You Can!

Kathy Kemper | Posted 05.11.2012 | Technology
Kathy Kemper

For entrepreneurs, in particular, technology has been a game-changer, dramatically lowering the cost of starting a business -- from establishing a supply chain to advertising to building a customer base.

iPad Usage Jumps 25 Percent For Small-Business Owners

The Huffington Post | Alicia Ciccone | Posted 03.05.2012 | Small Business

Thirty-four percent of owners of small and medium-sized businesses say the iPad is a crucial part of their business operations, according to a new nat...

Skunkworks, Reorganization and How to Excel in the Digital Age

Aaron Shapiro | Posted 04.29.2012 | Business
Aaron Shapiro

The transition to an organizational structure that supports long-term leadership in digital can come to life in three phases, all of which can eventually run concurrently.

How Will Your Business Stay One Step Ahead?

Marie L. Wieck | Posted 01.30.2012 | Technology
Marie L. Wieck

When all is said and done, in a tech-determined world, bold moves come down to a company's ability to apply technology to generate business advantage.

Top 3 Reasons Why BPM's Time Is Now

Steve Hamby | Posted 12.18.2011 | Business
Steve Hamby

There is a saying in the Business Process Management (BPM) world: "If you can model it, you can monitor it, and if you can monitor it, you can improve it." BPM can help foster innovation through streamlined processes.

The Next Wave of Business Management

Paul J. D'Arcy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Paul J. D'Arcy

For companies that are knowledge leaders, the rise of mobile devices, new applications, social media and ubiquitous broadband are the foundation for the next wave of business management and employment change.