Every company these days knows they have to get social. Yet often, even when organizations think they're embracing social media in a big way, they aren't. For most companies, social means marketing. It equals Facebook likes and Twitter followers. But that's just the price of entry into the social world we -- the 1.5 billion people using social networks -- are crafting around us.
This was the week where Microsoft announced the general availability of Windows Azure Infrastructure as a Service. More than a simple declaration of production-grade availability, Microsoft's announcement about its IaaS platform delivered the strongest possible elaboration of its intent to compete head to head with Amazon Web Services in the IaaS space to date.
Cloud computing has experienced serious growth in recent years--even the Department of Defense is jumping on board. However, some people are a little concerned about giving up hard copies and going completely virtual.
Ys, on Earth Day and throughout Earth Week, we should all think big and call on our leaders in Washington and in statehouses to make a serious commitment to meaningful environmental leadership. But we cannot let the big be the enemy of the small.
The events last week were nothing short of horrible, although Bostonians and Americans together rejoiced on Friday as the second bombing suspect was...
Inequality in America is now at the greatest level in modern history and shows no signs of abating. Corporate profits are at record highs. But have those companies invested that in new jobs? No. Did they at least give their workers a bump in pay? Hardly.
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What's clear from the last year in business is that companies that achieve high, or even healthy growth, have the ability to focus, perceive all the options, choose one or several realities with great market appeal, innovate around them and continue to do so persistently.
If your PC desktop is a little crowded these days, there are a few simple ways to clean house without completely gutting your hard drive. Minute Hacks presents some of the most effective ways to accomplish this often time-consuming task.
While many great options exist to choose from, to save time, we've narrowed the list down to seven of our favorite tools that any corporate enterprise should be using.
As a self-check, you'll want to perform your own background checks to make sure there isn't any erroneous information out there, or to prepare yourself if a potential employer, landlord or school administrator points out something that makes you look bad.
Obviously, school leaders can't always mimic businesses -- but they can learn from them. When business leaders teach principals the skills that they use to build a strong organizational culture, school leaders can completely transform their schools.
I'm surrounded by very talented people, and very few have the discipline to truly do one thing at a time. I don't have it either, but wonder what would happen if we were all more respectful or our minds. Even as you walk down the street, are you conscious of your thoughts?
A large percentage of your readers, customers, and subscribers will suddenly stop receiving updates whenever you post new blog articles. Could this lead to a sudden drop in traffic and, worse, revenue?
How will technology support growth is the fundamental question that must drive strategy. Desperate strategies across the different lines of business will not produce a realization of how technology can holistically benefit business growth.
In its quest to kill Apple, has Google inadvertently empowered its rivals-and created new ones? We know that Google has created a monster in Samsung....