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Banks are a mother lode of data. Every moment of every day consumers make purchases and merchants are make sales, creating a stream of data flowing through the bank or financial institution. Even ...
To understand the ups and downs of remote working, our blog team conducted an experiment:: for one day we all worked outside the office and recorded our experiences. The result was a mixed bag of ...
"3D printing is really a category within what I call additive manufacturing, or layer manufacturing," says Hayden Osborn, a tool engineer at Boeing. "You're adding material laye...
This recent infographic examined some of the megatrends on the minds of enterprise leaders. Many of these trends are indicative of larger shifts affecting business at every level, from the sm...
What inspires you? A person, an organization, someone from history, an achievement?...(read more)...
The CXO NEXT 10 Awards, designed to recognize eminent enterprise leaders driving change, impact, and results with technology, recognized several innovators that have overcome key business challeng...
To get a promotion, new job, or award, a little self-promotion is necessary. Whether you’re trying to make it in the freelance economy or climb the ranks within a single company, ...
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has remarked that “the best code is poetry”—but programming and poetry are generally perceived to be at opposite ends of the linguistic spectrum. One...
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As entertainment has changed and audiences consuming digital content have become more self-selecting, advertisers in those spaces have to embrace new directions. Specifically, you must be more auth...
It’s a rare person who does not struggle with his or her career, life choices, and self-doubt from time to time. Success requires understanding not only who you are, but what your role and po...
In just a few weeks since we last explored 3D printing developments, 3D printers have gone to space and built cars. Entrepreneurs in Canada are even exploring ways to make the technology more...
Happy Halloween! We’ve stirred our cauldrons to bring you a special treat: three tricks that enterprise social networks help your company perform. These ghoulishly delightful business functi...
When Theorem Clinical Research, a leading provider of comprehensive clinical research and development services, went private, Jacylyn Bodmer, VP and CIO, was charged with replacing existing, agin...
From the playroom to the boardroom, we’ve become a far more risk-averse society than in past decades—because we’re confusing “risk” with “hazard.” That co...
Stories often revolve around the drama of a single actor. We talk about how George Washington crossed the Delaware or how Joan of Arc led France to victory. But there's a relational connection...
Millennials are "hooked" on social media in much the same way older generations are "hooked" on email at work, according to a recent Barkley report. The collaborative capabilit...
Cloud: the key to mobility      24-Oct-2014     364  
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Email is essential for office communication, but it’s no longer the only means for delivering a message within an organization. In the workplace, email is being supplemented with other metho...
It’s an exciting time to be a robot—or one of the many scientists, researchers, and businesses fueling massive advances in robotics. While robotic maids a la The Jetsons may ...
"What I love about improv is everything matters," says Dave Clapper, a technical producer for Exact Target, a member of ComedySportz Seattle, and the artistic director of ...
The enthusiasm of conference attendance fades quickly. Sometimes those business cards get tossed out along with the hotel card key. Despite our best efforts, we often don’t continue our netw...
Before launching Filthy Rich Writer, Nicki Krawczyk spent more than a decade as a copywriter—as a contractor, at agencies, at in-house agencies, and as a freelancer. The training and ex...
By 2050, the world will have 379 million people 80 years of age and older. Now, more than ever, it's important for healthcare operators worldwide to innovate to provide the best levels of care...
Most of us, whether or not we travel for business, rely on digital devices to help navigate when we’re on the road. Whether it’s a meeting across town or navigating through a city in a...
The rise of the mobile workforce means a rise in the need to secure your data. If you take advantage of public Wi-Fi, you’re putting your devices and data at risk. Worse, if your device is ...
Companies that invest in personal branding exercises for their employees routinely report higher morale, improved performance, and increased satisfaction. Employees who go through these personal b...
People rely on their social networks and mobile devices to stay connected 24/7 with friends, family, and brands. Your employees hold the same expectations for today’s workplace. Working from...
Kyle Cressman is the Group Manager for Digital and Social Marketing in Microsoft’s US Central Marketing Organization (CMO). With Brock Wells, he helps develop the listening and monitoring st...
Looking for your next favorite productivity app? We’ve found some terrific ones that can save time and increase everyone’s productivity, no matter their field—and many of them ar...
When faced with hurricanes, earthquakes, geomagnetic storms, and floods, company data is safer in the cloud than anywhere else. Traditional data centers are built strong to protect against na...
As the kids go back to school, it seems the first wave of permission slips shortly follows: a stop at a historic landmark, an outing to the science museum, or a visit to the zoo. And as entertaini...
A CEO’s social media profile represents more than that particular individual; it embodies the voice of her company and provides an important contact point for customers. A joint study&n...
The cloud is a confusing term: to the point that in a recent survey by Wakefield Research, 51% of people said they believe stormy weather can interfere with cloud computing. And while 54% of peopl...
The rise of the enterprise social network (ESN) is an important aspect of modern business, and better equips companies to take advantage of internal communications options for colla...
For sci-fi author John Scalzi, having a wide knowledge base to draw from is just as important as having an imagination. The Hugo award winner and New York Times bestselling author is ren...
While 93% of B2B marketers are using content marketing, only 42% say they are effective with content marketing. Christopher Penn, vice president of marketing technology at SHIFT Communications, be...
Nicki Krawczyk began writing copy in high school. Her dad, a marketing director, would bring home extra work, have her take a stab at writing it, and offer up feedback....(read more)...
Selfies have become a dominant force worldwide. The word was named the Word of the Year 2013 by Oxford Dictionaries after there was a 17,000% increase in the use of "selfie" o...
The tech brain drain, or emigration of highly trained/intelligent people from a particular country, is happening all over the world. In the United States, it's happening nationally with tech ...
This summer Bill Gates shared 6 book recommendations as his summer reading list. One of his picks was Business Adventures by John Brooks—a hand-me-down recommendation fro...
Working Parents Day recognizes the hardworking moms and dads who put in long hours on the job and at home. It's not easy to find work-life balance, and when you have a family to take car...
You know times are a-changin’ when consumers want a brick and mortar retail experience that mimics an online retail experience. Within the store environment, consumers demand the same rich p...
In many ways, working on a team can be a lot like high school sports. Is the team fraught with internal competition and distrust or is it tight-knit with a common objective? Internal competition u...
3 Key Benefits of Being a Mentor      13-Sep-2014     359  
Mentorship, a kind of unofficial business relationship where you offer career guidance and advice to someone in your industry, is a key part of professional development for both mentor and mentee....
Content Creation: A Marketing-Editorial Mashup      12-Sep-2014     348  
As more and more businesses try to become "brand as publishers," the roles within organizations need to change to more effectively create content. Content creation has long been the real...
September 10 is Swap Ideas Day, a day to connect with other people and exchange thoughts and concepts. While we swap ideas every day with other people without even realizing it, today is the day t...
5 Steps to Employing a Team of Entrepreneurs      09-Sep-2014     351  
An entrepreneurial spirit is a mindset. It's a way of identifying challenges as opportunities and actively taking steps to move toward something better. In essence, it's about creating the...
To celebrate Boss/Employee Swap Day, the first Monday after Labor Day, when teams (specifically, bosses and their employees) are encouraged to communicate openly with each other, we have a direct ...
For the first time in the world's history, more than half the world's population lives in urban areas and by 2050, it's expected to exceed 70%. Already 80% of the world's GDP comes...
Women Building STEM Careers From LEGO Bricks      07-Sep-2014     366  
For decades, toymakers and parents alike have created a market for "gender appropriate" objects (boys get cars and building toys, while girls get princess and housework toys). ...