Digital

COMMUNICATION STRATEGIES THAT WORK IN A DIGITAL WORKPLACE

Effectively communicating in the office is more than just firing off a few emails or picking up the telephone. There's a degree of strategy that needs to accompany communication in the workplace. It's about intently listening to others while engaging with them on a level that allows everyone to relate. It's also about being direct and clear about the message being [...]

2018-01-29T05:42:11+00:00

WHY ARTIFICAL INTELLIGENCE WON’T HARM YOUR JOB ANYTIME SOON

The rise of artificial intelligence (AI) is upon us. Everything from appliances like Siri, Alexa, and other voice recognition-driven systems to robots to credit card fraud detection is powered by AI. In fact, technology news indicates that the number of applications and platforms using AI is likely to grow exponentially in the near future. Wired reports that major technology companies, including [...]

2017-12-09T14:28:09+00:00

HOW THE ‘INTERNET OF THINGS’ WILL BE IMPACTING YOUR COMPANY

The Internet of Things (IoT) has become nearly omnipresent, as the billions of connected devices become an increasingly prevalent part of our everyday work and personal lives. As the network of objects equipped with sensors, software and connectivity grows, so do questions about security and ethical use. The question remains for business leadership concerned with the state of IoT: issues [...]

2017-12-09T15:26:33+00:00

HOW GENERATION Z IS CHANGING THE DIGITAL WORKPLACE

The Millennials have been the coming generation for a while. But the cohort that follows them, Generation Z, are either on the entry rungs of job ladders or about to get there. Generation Z is the generation born between 1995 and the early 2000s, while, of course, the Millennial generation precedes them. Right now, at 79 million strong, Generation [...]

2017-12-09T16:54:57+00:00

THERE ARE MARKETING HINTS IN PICTURES SHARED ON SOCIAL MEDIA

Advertisers target consumer computer searches and purchasing activity so that ads can be matched to them. That is why, if you’ve shopped for anything from shoes to kayaking gear recently, images of shoes or kayaks miraculously show up on your computer. Mining Social Media Accounts Technology news indicates that searches and buying activity are not the only things being [...]

2017-12-09T17:09:26+00:00

WHAT THE DIGITAL WORKPLACE CAN LEARN FROM THE HUGE RANSOMWARE ATTACK

The WannaCry malware attack that crippled computers around the world in mid-May 2017 could have been much worse if not for the quick-thinking actions of a 22-year-old British cyber protector. His actions are a bright light on an incident that caused costly damage to companies and individuals who rely on a digital workplace. It’s also a happy ending to May’s [...]

2017-12-09T18:18:01+00:00

CAN ENOUGH CYBERSECURITY EXPERTS BE FOUND?

Cybersecurity breaches and cybercrime have been recognized as an area of immense risk for at least five years. Organizations ranging from the government to corporations have had data compromised or stolen. Currently, cybercrime alone is a business estimated by $445 billion, according to the Harvard Business Review. Technology news reveals that the average company deals with 200,000 attempts against security [...]

2017-12-09T19:09:29+00:00

WHAT PROBLEMS CAN TECHNOLOGY SOLVE?

It’s clear that digital technology can power business and that many digital companies have disrupted entire industries with the way they deliver products and services for the better. But can technology be part of solving social issues as well as business ones? Can it disrupt models of organizations where progress on social issues has been made? In the last [...]

2017-12-09T19:47:44+00:00

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE: WILL CORPORATE INROADS FAIL?

Artificial intelligence is a popular topic in boardrooms and C-suites today. As AI becomes one of the most-discussed opportunities, businesses are making significant investments in technologies designed to innovate new business models and improve business processes. Yet if history proves anything, many companies will swing and miss at this latest business strategy. Why? From the dot-com boom and bust [...]

2017-12-09T20:36:08+00:00

THE INTERNET OF THINGS RIGHT NOW

Our world is hyperconnected, driven, in part, by advances in digital technology and wireless functionality. The convergence of these innovations is called the Internet of Things. It is transforming the way we live, work and play. Just what is the state of the Internet of Things right now and where is it headed? Put simply, the Internet of Things is a [...]

2017-12-09T21:06:57+00:00

SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORMS: WHAT METRICS MAY DIFFERENTIATE THEM GOING FORWARD?

Most social media platforms operating today have been built with scale as a dominant metric in their business strategy. Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat and their kin wanted to build out as big as possible to keep revenues flowing. Yet increasingly, social media is becoming more than social media if, by that, we mean that media that connects friends and communities. [...]

2017-12-09T21:40:53+00:00

LESSONS FROM DIGITAL INNOVATION IN FINANCE

Finance companies are not always linked with digital innovation in the way that, say, social media or technology companies are. However, digital innovation is affecting the industry, from venerable investment banks to blockchain developers. Fast Company annually publishes a list of the world’s 50 Most Innovative Companies, but it also breaks the list into sectors. Want to know who the most innovative [...]

2017-12-09T23:19:06+00:00
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