The short answer is yes. Get ready for a transformation of your HR department and I’m talking about making it much better. Do you really want to work at your current level of speed and productivity? AI is the key businesses have been waiting to make this department more effective: Getting more done, pursuing accuracy […]
We recently commissioned an independent global study of senior management and C-suite executives that looked at the business model changes services organizations are making in the Everything as a Service (XaaS) economy. The XaaS economy is where products and services are delivered in a continuous relationship with the customer, rather than as a series of […]
Creating an efficient and effective employee schedule can be the difference between being stressed out or being relaxed as a manager. Your employees are your business and you always have to Ensure that your staff is where they need to be is critical for the smooth operation of your business. Related Read: 9 Ways To Help […]
Technology has become both a blessing and a burden. Our devices allow us to work from anywhere, be flexible, and, in theory, strike work-life balance. But the double edge to that connectivity is that people are increasingly working late into the evening, responding to texts at 10 p.m. or checking reports during family events. In […]
Purchasing a new piece of equipment for your business can be a difficult process filled with lots of different steps and friction. However, this isn’t the time to sit back and let someone else take charge. A correct purchase will push your business forward, while an incorrect one could hold you back for years to […]
You’ve heard it before: Generation Z will be different. The generation admires YouTube celebrities who’ve acquired fame and fortune through monetizing their channels and entrepreneurs who’ve made a good living from one big idea. Gen Zers have grown up in a time when technology is a tool instead of a toy and when peers — […]
Predictions of the Robocalypse are everywhere. “Robots Are Winning the Race for Jobs,” headlines The New York Times, which linked workplace automation to the rise of despotic rulers around the world. Elon Musk warns “Robots will do everything better than us.” On one hand, 72 percent of Americans are worried about an automated future (Pew […]
Tech enthusiasts joke that if Alexander Graham Bell had known about the telemarketing and cold calling he was about to unleash on the world with the invention of the telephone, he never would have released it. Ten years ago, we declared, “Cold calling is dead.” Inc. has called it “a waste of time,” and sales […]
No matter what industry you’re in, staying profitable is always a priority. Reducing overhead costs is vital to this goal, and most advice for doing so these days involves technology. But investing in new tech can seem like a luxury that companies only engage in when they have capital to burn. In today’s technology-centric landscape, […]
It’s obvious: Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics are integral parts of everyone’s life. Since 2009, STEM has accounted for more than 800,000 new jobs in the U.S. — more than double the number of new jobs in non-STEM sectors. That growth should be exciting, especially considering the boom of innovation that’s sure to follow. However, […]
Just a few years ago, a young man named Alfredo Molina didn’t want to be an accountant anymore. He had learned a new skill, programming, all on his own — and he was good at it. He was ready to put that to use in a career more up his alley, one where he felt […]
As IoT or the Internet of Things is increasingly getting popular, a lot of thinking has already begun as to how we can make the most out of it.IoT is believed to offer an ocean of big data that can greatly help cities with accurate predictions, provide medical science with real-time insight pertaining to various […]
There has been a lot of progress within the customer interaction space. This includes both in the skill sets for customer service personnel, and in the development of chatbots that mimic human conversations. The chatbots are built upon artificial intelligence technologies. Massive paradigm shifts have already occurred in how customers interact with businesses, and now chatbots […]
Transitioning from an internship into a high-paying career is hard. In the data science world, the competition for employment is intense. While there still are a lot of unfilled roles out there, most of them require something slightly more than just a textbook education. The best way to make the leap from a university education […]
With a quick Google search and a little bit of time, nearly anyone can build their own botnet. Cry havoc!
Career changes are becoming more common as the speed of technology — and, therefore, business — is increasing. But you’ll need to avoid these four mistakes.
Somehow Microsoft managed to become relevant again even as the market and the media have pivoted away from the desktop computer arena that made it rich and famous.
Imagine your workplace ten years from now. Chances are it’ll be very different from today thanks to fast-evolving technologies that are changing the nature of work, the dynamics of the workforce, and the notion of the workplace. To stay relevant and competitive, you need to understand the impact of emerging technologies on the future of […]
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Unless you have a crystal ball, no one knows the actual extent to which workplaces will change this year. The chaotic reign of COVID will stay long after the pandemic and the vaccines are over. Employers worldwide have had to become agile creatures to give workplaces a makeover in the name of safety, where better […]
Being successful in the business world ultimately boils down to two fundamental steps. The first of these steps is to supply something to satisfy public demand at a reasonable price. The second of these steps is to show an idea to the right people at the right time. How to Make New Friends and Promote […]
As the world grows increasingly digital during this pandemic, businesses need more tech talent than ever to support accelerated digital transformations, remote workers, and other tech investments. Leaders were already struggling to identify and recruit talent with the processes and resources they had before COVID-19, but as demand grows, the tech skills gap is stretching even wider. Companies’ inability […]
Understanding company culture has long been a holy grail for forward-thinking organizations. In general, research indicates that measuring company culture accurately is very difficult, but can lead to positive outcomes. HR, People Analytics, or company culture committees use exit interviews, surveys, or focus groups to measure the accuracy in company culture. Employee empowerment (which means […]
With many of us itching to return to “business as usual,” health experts say contact tracing is critical, but privacy problems have stymied this effort. Adoption rates are often dismal in countries and regions with contact-tracing apps: In the U.S., for instance, individual states’ adoption rests at 1% to 10% (with some states striking down plans for an […]
There are different excellent video editing software on the market; determining one as the absolute best is quite unlikely. This guide puts that decision in your hands. Here, you find a list of important factors to consider when deciding which video editing software is the best for you. These factors include: The software price and […]
IT leaders have been some mighty unsung heroes of the COVID-19 pandemic. When social distancing required millions of Americans to work remotely — IT managers were the ones who made it all possible. The IT Managers kept the economy afloat and created a sense of normalcy amid unprecedented circumstances. We need to thank them — […]
College and university enrollment is falling fast. With the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center recording a 16% drop in freshman enrollment in fall 2020, there’s been a lot of talk about how this decline will impact higher education. It’s the cause of a lot of hand-wringing on public radio, but the implications reach far beyond the financial health […]
The exigencies of COVID-19 pushed new trends in employee scheduling, which may be worth continuing even when the pandemic fades into memory. Here are a few scheduling trends from 2020 that are worthy of sticking around.
COVID-19 has accelerated the rate of remote work adoption globally, but what have we found out? We have discovered that remote work is not bad, after all. In the past, many companies have been wary about transitioning to telecommuting, even when most of their office operations do not require the physical presence of employees. The […]
What was once a niche work lifestyle has become commonplace. Millions of Americans now work remotely – and millions more are ready to join in. While remote working offers many benefits, it also has its own distinct challenges that must be worked through. Understanding how to power through friction and optimize productivity for better output […]
We are living in the age of technology and innovation. Traditional processes and workflows have become outdated. Operations and process models are being reinvented to increase cost-effectiveness. However, not all businesses are adapting to the revolutionized business process, which results in increased costs, a lack of efficiency, and halted growth. Outdated processes end up damaging […]
I can still remember how excited I was to start a blog. The rush of adrenaline was unmatched. I was looking forward to sharing all my knowledge with the public. Although I have been in the marketing scene for a while, I didn’t start blogging until a few years ago. Blogging was born out of […]
COVID-19 is one of the most devastating crises in at least two past decades that has had ruinous business operations. It’s safe to say that COVID-19 has hit the economy harder than the 2008 financial crisis. COVID has also turned 2020 into a tragic year for the majority of businesses, except those that embraced digital […]
While you may never be able to know for certain whether or not a partnership will be symbiotic in the long term, you can start by identifying the partners most crucial to your operations.
Working from home is more than a temporary trend. Given that economists at the University of Chicago estimate 37% of jobs in the United States can be performed entirely at home, most experts believe it’s here to stay. Here is how to keep work-from-home teams engaged. NatureBox assembled an All-Star panel of speakers for a […]
Many employees will continue to feel anxious and unsafe until a trusted vaccine hits the market. Until that time, businesses can either allow employees to work from home or take measures to keep their office environments as safe as possible.
The way we work is changing faster than ever, and we need a calendar that can keep pace with the times.
Security, Connectivity, and Privacy: Plume’s CEO on the Importance of Smart Homes in the World of Remote Work
The problems caused by a newly remote workforce call for advanced technological solutions like Plume, a smart home services pioneer co-founded by Fahri Diner.
Remote working has exploded in popularity over the past few years. The prevalence is great if you value freedom and are self-motivated, but the downside is remote work loneliness. Here is how to avoid burnout and loneliness from remote work. You Need a Plan to Avoid Burnout and Loneliness from Remote Work At the beginning […]