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Five Best Analytics Practices to Ensure the Injured Worker Comes First

February 22, 2017 No Comments

Putting the injured worker first is key to the “advocacy-based claims model,” which puts the worker at the center of all activity. “It focuses on improving the injured worker’s experience. Until now, most employers have focused on corporate outcomes. Goals such as cutting costs and reducing days lost. But experts now say focusing on the worker can improve all outcomes.”

Top Five Ways Marketing Teams Benefit from Box

February 21, 2017 No Comments

To create a success, marketing teams have to move fast! Moving the business forward means completing the next project, campaign or launch flawlessly. But keeping every stakeholder aligned and informed has never been easy. Read this article to discover top five ways marketing teams benefit from using Box.

Forrester: The Total Economic Impact Of Box’s Enterprise Content Management and Collaboration Platform

February 21, 2017 No Comments

What’s the true cost of collaboration? A better question might be: What’s the cost of NOT collaborating? Read this report to learn about the cost, success factors and return on investment of using Box’s cloud-based content collaboration solution. See how effective content collaboration translates into a competitive business advantage.

Silicon Tally: Here Are Eight Emerging Tech Hubs in the U.S.

February 20, 2017 No Comments

Major American tech hubs such as Silicon Valley and Boston have produced lots of innovation, growth and revenue since the 20th century; however, living conditions in these metropolitan areas have also been affected by this high rate of economic development.

Big Data Is Improving Our View On Environmental Issues

February 20, 2017 No Comments

Over the past few years, conservationists and others have been turning to big data in order to understand environmental degradation from a global or regional perspective. Such data comes in many forms: social media posts, satellite images and global databases. Using big data can help researchers study such environmental problems as ocean acidification, deforestation or climate change.

Control Application Downtime with Application Dependency Maps

February 17, 2017 No Comments

Application downtime is an enterprise’s worst nightmare. On top of that, it’s fairly common. According to a survey conducted by Dun & Bradstreet, 59 percent of Fortune 500 companies experience a minimum of 1.6 hours of downtime per week. Each time a business application fails, the IT admins have a herculean task ahead of them. They must figure out the root cause of the problem, rectify it and get the business running — all within a short span of time.

Featured Tech Article: Preemptive Transformation at Western Union

February 16, 2017 No Comments

Western Union has always been on the forefront of technological innovation. The company launched in 1851 with the invention of the telegraph. Now, 165 years later, we are digitally transforming ourselves and devising new and easier ways for our customers to move money around the world.

Is your email marketing strategy working?

February 16, 2017 No Comments

Love them or hate them, emails are still one of the best marketing channels available. Whilst the way that marketers use email has changed significantly over the last decade, today’s access to technology such as smart phones, means that a person is pretty much constantly online. You can now read your emails whilst having your lunch, sitting on the train or wherever else you are in the world.

How personal computers evolved and took over the world

February 16, 2017 No Comments

Standing as an acronym for “personal computer”, PCs have come a long way since their early days when owning one was considered to be little more than a curiosity. In fact, the Simon digital computer, widely considered to be the first precursor to the modern PC era is barely 67 years old as of today, less than the duration of an average human’s lifespan.

Monetization Strategies for New Businesses

February 14, 2017 No Comments

The key to monetization is building a following. While social media followers are nice, the best way to begin earning money is to have a robust email list. This should be the priority whether the business is focused on selling products or services because both require consumer interaction.

A Modern Day Love Story: Security and DevOps

February 13, 2017 No Comments

It’s a tale as old as time, the last person you ever thought you would love becomes the one person you can’t live without. Enter – software security and developer teams, did you see that one coming? While these teams may not always see eye to eye, one cannot succeed without support from the other.

HOW ANTIQUATED SOFTWARE TESTING TECHNIQUES MAY BE HOLDING YOU BACK

February 10, 2017 No Comments

We operate in an environment where complex software systems are essential to business functions. Especially in verticals such as retail, finance and manufacturing, there is the need for exceedingly reliable software—and proving this reliability requires in-depth software testing. Conducting tests is no longer a “last minute” activity, but a core part of the development process, one that can dictate how the software meets development goals and in some cases how successfully a business can sell its software to potential customers.

Secrets to Social Media Marketing You Wish You Knew Before

February 10, 2017 No Comments

Did you know that over 300,000 tweets are sent out every minute? If you own a business, you are aware that there is a lot of competition in your industry. You must have strategies in place that are strong enough to ensure your business can be seen in a sea of other businesses who offer the same or similar products and services.

The Enterprise in 2017: Driven by Cloud

February 9, 2017 No Comments

It’s becoming increasingly evident that cloud adoption is going to become one of the most dominant forces in the IT industry over the next few years. As CIOs continue to focus on the digital transformation of their companies, the transition to cloud-based architectures will undoubtedly be at the forefront.

Remote Employees & Their Workplace

February 1, 2017 No Comments

In today’s business world, it is very common for employers to allow employees to work from home or co-working spaces.  While this practice allows for increased flexibility in work hours and duties, it introduces a plethora of new security challenges that many organizations fail to recognize and address.  This failure can introduce security vulnerabilities into the workplace, even though the work may be being done hundreds or even thousands of miles away.

How Companies Get Value from Data Science Production

February 1, 2017 No Comments

Data science software maker, Dataiku, recently completed a worldwide survey that asked thousands of companies: how does your organization put data science into production? The results show that most companies using data science have unique challenges that fall into four different profiles: Small Data Teams, Packagers, Industrialisation Maniacs, and The Big Data Lab.

How to Intensify your Marketing Strategies Using SEO: Top Tier Tips

January 31, 2017 No Comments

If you have embraced the internet to market yourself, then do you know how you can make it better? Don’t think further, embrace SEO. Do you know what it is? Well, it is not rocket science. It involves the process of getting traffic from the free, organic, editorial or natural search results on search engines. It is a great marketing strategy for businesses.

Scaling Up Your Small Business

January 31, 2017 No Comments

While there are plenty of businesses and organizations that would prefer to keep things small and manageable for one reason or another, others place a tremendous amount of focus on growth. When a business begins to experience growth, it becomes clear that there will be challenges associated with the process of scaling-up the organization. Be it limitations with finances, physical space or simple staffing issues, scaling-up a small business can be hard work. It doesn’t, however, have to be impossible.

Outstanding Tips for Protecting the Online Accounts Using Secure Strong Password

January 30, 2017 No Comments

Most people are using the social media sites and other sites regularly to get updated information. In fact, each of them should require a strong password which is meant for protection purpose. Having a secure and unique password for each online account is critically a necessary one forever. It begins to access your account quickly by entering the secure password in it. This is the positive step for accessing the account by having a password for your account.

5 Video Marketing Tips for Businesses

January 30, 2017 No Comments

The online marketing universe is without a doubt a diverse one. Businesses can use so many tools to market themselves to the public. Video has been a popular marketing device on the Internet for quite some time now. Its popularity, however, is actually growing with the passing of time. If you’re looking for an effective, powerful and efficient marketing technique for your business, you should pay careful attention to all of your video options. Video marketing can do a lot for businesses that care about solid website traffic, increased sales, better user engagement and beyond.

How To Create A Powerful Digital Marketing Strategy That Works

January 30, 2017 No Comments

From designing, SEO to content marketing and analytics, it can be daunting to figure out where to start — and, more importantly, what’s going to have the biggest impact on your business. To be effective at digital marketing, you’ll need a strategy that defines your business needs and the goals to accomplish them. It depends on the scale of your business, your strategy might include multiple goals and many other things but the focus remains on how to meet those objectives

Three Key eCommerce Trends for 2017

January 27, 2017 No Comments

As the maturation process continues for ecommerce, the business is becoming more and more streamlined. Where in brick and mortar it’s all about location, location, location; chief among the three key ecommerce trends for 2017 are logistics, logistics, and logistics. Wherever possible, leading online sellers are doing everything possible to make shipping options as convenient as possible for their customers.

Five trends in IT and digital communications in 2017

January 23, 2017 No Comments

Continued digitization of documentation and mobile workforces. But also continued strong growth for Push to Talk in areas such as security, crisis, logistics and healthcare. GroupTalks CEO Magnus Hedberg writes about what he believes are the strongest trends in IT and digital communications in 2017.

5 Hot Ecommerce Site Web Design Trends

January 19, 2017 No Comments

Great website design and strong ecommerce success go hand in hand. That’s a given. If you run an ecommerce site, you have to be aware of the importance of quality web design. An ecommerce page that’s well designed can do so much for your business goals. It can entice customers. It can encourage the visitors to your website to linger a lot longer. It can even encourage them to take positive action.

WordPress vs. Joomla vs. Drupal: The Final Showdown

January 19, 2017 No Comments

The world has changed significantly since 1998. Back then, the vast majority of site owners would create websites using CSS, HTML or Flash. Nowadays, content management systems (CMS) have started to dominate the online world. There are a few reasons which justify the use of CMS. First of all, a CMS is cheaper. It is also faster, but most importantly, it is easier. You don’t have to be a programmer or know much coding to create your own website.

Cisco ACI Infographic: Tips to Help Your Business Soar

January 17, 2017 No Comments

View this infographic to learn how Cisco’s ACI can produce benefits throughout your company, from fully automating IT and standardizing policy to reducing costs across your departments.

Cisco Intercloud Fabric: Hybrid Cloud with Choice, Consistency, Control and Compliance

January 17, 2017 No Comments

This document is written for IT decision makers, architects, engineers, and application owners who make architectural decisions for hybrid deployments. The architecture described in this document is for large and medium-sized businesses that are considering hybrid cloud solutions. This document is also useful for service providers that deliver hybrid cloud services to businesses.

What You Don’t Know About Finance Apps and Personal Loans

January 17, 2017 No Comments

When it comes to matters money, many people tend to shy away. No one would like to have their financial situation put out there for everyone to see. This is more so in the event that you are not able to manage your finances as well as you ought to. Are you one of those people who are into the habit of spending money without a care only for you to realize you have nothing in your account by mid-month?

Technology trends that will dominate 2017

January 17, 2017 No Comments

Technology changes fast, but we can also see trends in the way that it changes. 2016 brought a lot of new ideas, and this 2017 is set to do exactly the same. Get ready for new things and pieces of tech you’ve never heard of but can no longer live without. These are the technology trends which are positioned to dominate the year ahead.

5 Non Traditional but Effective Tips for Startup Success

January 13, 2017 No Comments

The technology industry has exploded recently. This has created a swarm of entrepreneurs who are trying to copy the success of the giants before them. Sadly, few make it as big as Google or Apple. And there is a fundamental reason why. They do not differentiate themselves from the market properly.

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