How do you typically pay for big expenses? If you’re like most people, you likely turn to credit cards for major costs – and, even if you pay your bill on time, this may be working against you. That’s because credit score calculations take a number of different elements into account, one of which is […]
First, ticket buying went digital. Over time, more and more players entered the events tech industry, developing new technologies to lessen the burden on consumers and make it easier to access our favorite events. The sports industry is using the Internet of Things (IoT) technologies and artificial intelligence (AI) to improve the consumer experience. Ticketing […]
All too many founders assume that, as they grow their team roster, their diversity will naturally improve. In reality, companies build on what they have.
Sneak, tap and order — a lengthy process for Online Shopping? Now, say Alexa buy me this product, and Alexa will shop it for you? This Alexa process is not a fantasy — now you can shop your products with your simple voice command. If this selection is not from a past order, Alexa will […]
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is affecting a lot of industries, and the recruitment industry is not an exception. The history of recruitment goes as back as World War II. Since then the process of recruitment has changed considerably, especially in the recent past. In this digital age, recruiters need not go through thousands of resumes. They […]
Acquiring new customers may seem like the Holy Grail for most businesses. New customers can be most important for startups with tight budgets. When funds are limited, it’s understandable that you may believe only new customers will boost revenue as quickly as by increasing the customer base. The mistake that some businesses make is staying […]
Finance is a central tenet of business and a pillar upon which any successful company stands. After all, the point of capitalism is to create organizations which not only do something useful but those which ultimately monetize their plans and bring value to shareholders. Many economic ideas exist to help businesses launch, grow, measure, and […]
Society has long been associating blockchain with bitcoin. Although Bitcoin was indeed the first product of its kind, the possibilities of this technology are found far beyond cryptocurrency production. Today, blockchain has become key to advertising transparency and decentralization. The late decade of the twentieth century signified the birth of a brand-new, quick spreading, and […]
As the CEO of Oddup, James Giancotti looks at everything with a rating in mind. So, how does the man who rates startups for a living view the current state of cryptocurrency? It should come as no surprise that he looks at cryptocurrency like startups. “Ninety percent will fail and maybe 10% will get your […]
The year 2017 suffered the greatest ransomware attack in the history of the internet. The WannaCry ransomware detected in hospitals of the UK. It then exploded across the globe and affected more than 200,000 computers across 150 countries. This attack targeted the computers running with the Microsoft Windows operating system by encrypting data and demanded a […]
With the power of true and relevant health data, wearable technology can go from being the Motorola Razr of healthcare to being its iPhone.
Globalized markets provide opportunities for thinking outside the box on labor questions — or even outside borders in the form of nearshoring. The past few decades have seen a boom in outsourcing to far away places. It’s been a useful strategy for some companies looking to increase profits by reducing payroll expenses. Other companies want […]
While the Food and Drug Administration has spent decades regulating medicine and pharmaceuticals, the agency is changing with the times. To keep pace with emerging technologies, the FDA now regulates everything from vape pens and wearables to other health-related Internet of Things devices. That might seem like a leap for the long-standing agency, but it has […]
Measuring the actual performance and productivity of a development team is no easy feat. So it can be difficult for managers of software development teams to challenge their team members and help them improve their performance. At Apriorit, we’ve found that using both team and individual metrics helps our managers guide their development teams, and it’s resulted […]
The healthcare industry is not known for its forward-thinking philosophy on the user experience. Patients, providers, insurers, and others in the field are used to navigating complicated menus, outdated designs, and clunky forms. Everyone from the primary care physician to the pharmacy tech seems to use a unique interface — and users get caught in the […]
Augmented Reality (AR) gained familiarity in households with the 2016’s launch of PokemonGo. Although it is still being perceived to be in its infancy, it is not. It has had extensive applicability in some or the other way across multiple verticals over the past decade, and now, has landed up capturing immense interest from the […]
Augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) are quickly changing the face of ecommerce. These new technologies now take the most severe pain points of shopping, both online and in brick-and-mortar locations, and transform them into attractive new selling points perfect for the wary consumer. For online shopping, AR and VR have their own benefits. […]
If a blockchain can be hacked, no one is immune to the threat of cybercrime. And businesses are frequently exposed in unexpected ways.
In today’s world, thought leadership marketing has emerged as the leading method for brands to establish their authority and grow drastically. There are numerous marketers who have started using this strategy to expand their brand, boost brand awareness while also increasing market share. If you’ve underestimated the value of thought leadership, you might be completely […]
People who say Austin is the “next Silicon Valley” have obviously never been to Miami. Miami has its tropical climate, world-class art scene, and ample business crowd, technology companies have found a new home-sweet-home, leaving locals wondering what took so long? Perhaps still best known for the bright colors, sandy beaches, and Art Deco made […]