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Tablet Buying Guide: 5 Things to Consider Before Investing in a Tablet

August 15, 2018 No Comments

Are you considering buying a tablet? If you’re lost on how to choose one that has the right features to fit your lifestyle, follow our tablet buying guide for assistance. The number of tablet users in the U.S. is expected to surpass 177 million this year. This proves just how popular the mobile device has become since the iPad was introduced in 2010.

Technology and Education – It’s a Love Affair!

August 14, 2018 No Comments

“How do I love thee? Let me count the ways,” wrote Elizabeth Barrett Browning a long time ago. It was a love sonnet. But many of us could say the same about technology. It has disrupted so many parts of our lives, and in so many good ways. And while the education sector is often slow to embrace change, it is definitely embracing technology. The results have changed delivery systems in some pretty amazing and wonderful ways.

Data Integration: AWS Glue Overview

August 14, 2018 No Comments

In the era of technological advancement, companies have resorted to using ETL tools in an effort to integrate their data. AWS glue is a service that entails the complete management of data extraction, loading, and transformation. The technology operates on the basis of the interaction of many elements to establish, manage and operate an individual’s data warehouse. The service aims at categorizing and preparing data for efficient movement from one store to another.

Tech is a Game Changer in Reducing Medical Errors

August 13, 2018 No Comments

Around 250,000 deaths per year occur due to medical errors, making them the third leading cause of mortality in the United States. The physical suffering, as well as the psychological and mental anguish caused by these unintentional acts, cost money and time. Luckily, with the advent of advanced technology, there are several ways that medical errors can be prevented to improve the outcomes of healthcare. By integrating technology in healthcare, on or off the operating table, the likelihood of errors and negligence is reduced substantially.

Voice and Visual Search Technologies on the Rise

August 13, 2018 No Comments

Search engine technology has evolved in just a couple of decades. Google was born in 1997 and quickly dominated the Web — flat screens were not even existing then. Searches were done on big, bulky desktops. Then laptops came, a portable solution to computers. Shortly after emerged the smartphones, and now in one swipe of a finger, people can get info in a split second. The rest is basically history.

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: How Technology is Changing the Role of General Counsel and the Rise of Legal Operations

August 7, 2018 No Comments

“Technology” and “Law” haven’t traditionally evolved hand in hand. The world of law is conservative by nature and evolution to new technology and approaches is often measured over a longer period of time. As the industry changes, so does how it adopts technology. Over the past several years, General Counsels (GCs) have digressed from their traditional responsibilities, extending their role within organizations and incorporating a data-driven approach to optimize their value. As a result, in-house legal teams have emerged as one of the most efficient and effective business units within a company.

Innovation Nation: 10 Tech Products That Are Taking the Country by Storm

August 7, 2018 No Comments

According to Moore’s Law, technology will continue to improve at a more and more exponential rate. Thus far, we can already barely keep up. If you want see the latest innovations, check out these 10 tech products.

TOP 5 BPM trends essential for your Digital Transformation in 2018

August 6, 2018 No Comments

The BPM industry continues to grow, responding to the strong need for more robust solutions to help organizations support process design, execution, optimization, as well as digital transformation initiatives. Download this whitepaper and discover what BPM tools will be critical for your Digital Transformation initiatives!

Mastering digital operational excellence with an intelligent BPM

August 6, 2018 No Comments

Mastering digital operational excellence is critically fundamental for forward-thinking companies in the age of the customer. It drives operational agility enabling organizations to accelerate their time-to-strategy execution, making the staff more responsive and build leaner processes. Download this whitepaper to learn what key aspects organizations need to focus on to gain operational excellence.

To Google AMP or Not to Google AMP: Do Ecommerce Companies Need It?

August 6, 2018 No Comments

Sponsored by Google, the Accelerated Mobile Pages project (AMP) is an open-source initiative launched in 2015. Designed to improve page-load speeds of mobile web content, AMP is a new, simplified frontend framework. Why such a focus on making a mobile-first web? Mobile searches continue to outpace those on desktops with a YOY growth. Consider that “as of January 2017, mobile phones accounted for 50% of internet traffic. That’s a 30% increase from last year alone” according to Smart Insights.

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: The Infinite Potential of IoT Data and How to Derive Value from any Data Science Initiative

July 31, 2018 No Comments

The Internet of Things (IoT) has gained impressive momentum over the past several years, with recent data indicating enterprise IoT spending could hit $1.5 trillion by 2020 with more than 7 billion enterprise IoT devices in use. IoT sensor devices, such as connected manufacturing machinery, product parts or even vehicles, are fundamentally transforming the way organizations do business with other companies, and the data those devices produce can provide a distinct competitive advantage to those understand it.

4 NBN Misconceptions and Their Clarifications

July 30, 2018 No Comments

It’s already a well-known fact that with every new technology, there comes a bunch of new questions and misconceptions that everybody has. And the NBN is no exception for sure. The National Broadband Network (NBN) in Australia has gotten a lot of attention in the past few years, especially for the fact that there are certain aspects about it that people don’t seem to understand. This is the perfect time for the people to adapt completely to the idea of NBN, given the fact that by 2020, the technology will take over the entire country of Australia.

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: The Increasing Value of Cloud-based Process Improvement Solutions

July 26, 2018 No Comments

New Zealand’s Promapp Solutions – an industry-leading provider of cloud-based business process management (BPM) software for creating and managing business processes online – recently expanded its US presence. After establishing a strong US foothold by attracting a range of marquee clients from its office in San Francisco, Promapp has now opened a second US office in Austin, TX. The new office already has seven employees, with plans to add more in the near future. IT Briefcase spoke to Promapp’s CMO, Sarah Berkowski, about the company’s new Austin office and its importance to Promapp’s US growth in response to increased market interest in cloud-based process improvement solutions.

In Mobile App Marketing, Engagement Is Success

July 26, 2018 No Comments

The very nature of mobile app advertising is changing. Marketers used to measure the click-through rate as a metric of campaign success. Then came the era of mobile installs, meaning the primary goal was to drive mobile app users to install the app, regardless of what actions followed. Now we’re in the era of driving engagement—that is, meaningful actions users take after the initial installation of an app.

5 Free SEO Tools Perfect for Bootstrapped E-Commerce Businesses

July 26, 2018 No Comments

When you’re running a bootstrapped e-commerce business, you don’t have the luxury of testing every strategy available to see what sticks. You must be lean and efficient in your efforts. If you’re not, you’ll be the one paying for it. One challenging area of running a bootstrapped e-commerce store is deciding how to invest in one of the bigger potential traffic generators out there: SEO.

3 Technologies That are Changing Banking as We Know It!

July 24, 2018 No Comments

Notoriously the banking systems have struggled to keep up with the sign of the times. As the world becomes more technologically diverse, banks like to stick to traditional systems that will ultimately make them money. However with new regulations coming in banks are being forced into the 21st century. In this article we take a look at 3 technologies that will change the face of future banks.

The 5 Best Digital Graphic Design Tools On the Market

July 16, 2018 No Comments

Because the Internet’s need for content is insatiable, businesses are always hiring graphic designers. If you’re looking to get into the industry here are 5 of the best tools for graphic designers. Graphic design is an important component of any marketing campaign, whether you’re updating your website, creating a flyer, or just adding some hi-res images to your content.

Why Social Media Analytics Will Work For Your Brand

July 16, 2018 No Comments

Social media gives businesses unprecedented opportunities to reach out to their customers and prospects. There is an abundance of tools on those platforms to help you better your engagement games. Some social media tools will assist you in enhancing your customer service, explaining your products and services. From the get go, there is need to know that social media presence isn’t everything, there are metrics that help you find your way in a crowded digital landscape.

SnatchBot & the Hospitality Industry: AI-Powered Customer Service

July 10, 2018 No Comments

Almost every industry is implementing chatbots these days, as they are increasingly realizing the huge potential of these revolutionary computer programs who can carry out intelligent, lifelike conversations with people. They bring numerous benefits to every single organization that uses them, saving them a lot of time and money and helping them increase their operational efficiency while leaving every customer who interacts with them absolutely satisfied.

7 Technology Trends that Are Transforming Surveillance as We Know It

July 9, 2018 No Comments

Technology has been evolving at breakneck speed, and surveillance technology is no exception. In fact, it is being forced to change to keep up with customer needs, criminal behaviour, and even the law. Here are six technology trends that are transforming surveillance as we know it. We’ll also discuss a few things that are almost certainly on the horizon and long-term trends shaping the surveillance industry.

The Impact of Digital Tools on Student Writing

July 5, 2018 No Comments

A survey of more than 2,400 students in the US showed that digital tools are shaping students’ writing in many ways and help teachers of middle and high schools in their daily practices. Digital technologies facilitate students’ creativity and encourage them to write more. Also, social networks, texting, and smartphones broaden the audience for teens’ writing and offer an opportunity to write in multiple formats that were not accessible for the previous generations of students.

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: How to Overcome the “6 Second Rule” When It Comes to Electronically Stored Information (ESI)

July 3, 2018 No Comments

The majority of today’s organizations, regardless of size or vertical, has an ever growing mountain of electronically stored information (ESI). Much of this ESI remains under the purview of each individual employee to manage. Of course, this can introduce a host of business, legal and/or regulatory challenges and risks. Today, we speak with Bill Tolson, Vice President of Marketing for Archive360 ( on this important topic.

8 Tech Skills You Can learn From Home

July 2, 2018 No Comments

Have you ever wanted to learn something but never got around to it? If you think you lack the time or the money to develop new skills, join the club. Still, thanks to the internet, you can learn whenever and wherever you want. To get started, considering one of the following 8 tech skills you can learn at home.

Best Places To Work in IT 2018

June 28, 2018 No Comments

Information Technology is an emerging field to work for, with many great benefits. Many of the jobs have great salaries, and many of the companies provide an attractive work-life balance. Most people think that positions in IT only include big companies working as a software engineer. Positions in IT do not always include being a software engineer or being an IT support engineer. Computers in the City, an IT support company, focuses on IT support, security, consultancy, and relocation.

How Adaptive Cyber Security Can Enable Digital Health Adoption

June 27, 2018 No Comments

Digital health focuses on connecting the systems, tools, medical devices, and services together that deliver needed healthcare to each of us and gives critical data insights to each player across the healthcare delivery landscape that weren’t available before. According to the recent 8th Annual Industry Pulse Report from Change Healthcare, security and privacy concerns are causing healthcare payers and providers to strongly reconsider whether or not they want to adopt these digital health technologies and mobile tools.

Tech Solutions to Help Grow Your Business

June 26, 2018 No Comments

As any business owner is fully aware, it can be tricky to pick the right time to begin making plans to grow and develop their venture further. Nowadays it is even tougher to read the market and just when you think that you have picked the right time, some of your closest competitors may suffer a serious loss, meaning that it is better to bide your time and rethink. However, if you are looking to grow and develop your ,company, then you are going to need to invest in the right tech to ensure the future is bright.

4 Tips That Will Spur Your Tech Small Biz Into Success

June 25, 2018 No Comments

Starting a business is currently the order of the day. Whereas starting one is just the easy part, running it is perhaps the most important yet difficult part. Managing your business into prosperity demands that you equip yourself sufficiently with the right set of knowledge, skills, and tips. Of the numerous such tips that can help your business spin into prosperity, here are four highly important ones which any business owner and starter can try out.

How Does Your Business Website Stand Up to the Competition?

June 18, 2018 No Comments

Developing your business’s website was probably not the easiest task you’ve ever undertaken, even with the many tools and guides available and attorneys like Aaron Kelly to help you with logistics. But now that it’s done, you may want to take a second glance at it and use a more critical eye to determine how your website stands up to the competition. Every element of your website plays an important part, so evaluate each one individually to get a clear picture of how it appears to your potential consumers.

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: Promapp’s Onboarding and Training Add-on

June 15, 2018 No Comments

In this interview, Sarah Berkowski, CMO of Promapp Solutions, focuses on the renewed importance businesses are placing on onboarding and training programs, and the reasons why they need to be linked to an organization’s business processes. Berkowski also discusses the features contained in the new onboarding and training solution recently introduced by Promapp.

How to Ensure your Business is Buying the Right Technology

June 15, 2018 No Comments

In this digital age, it is vital that your business is investing in its technology because it is your best chance of impressing your client base, competing with your industry peers, and moving your company forward. However, despite the many benefits of investing in your digital devices, there is one large downside; the newest technology can be extremely expensive. That is why you should make every move carefully. If you are determined to be a savvy spender, you will need to take on board the following four tips. They will help you to navigate the digital world, without risking your financial security.


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