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Parental leave can be a high-growth benefit for companies.

Is Your Parental Leave Policy Stuck in the ‘90s?

In recent years, paid parental leave has become a hot-button issue. It’s no wonder that news on this topic is making headlines: The United States is ranked last in the world, one of only three countries that doesn’t guarantee paid parental leave. The nation’s policy is 25 years old, which is why California Governor Gavin […]

Stop Focusing on Cryptocurrencies Problems. Consider its Future.

While critics and proponents trade jabs, cryptocurrency continues its steady march forward. Individual cryptocurrency coins will remain volatile in 2019. The individual cryptocurrencies will remain volatile in 2019 and beyond, but the game-changing power of the technology as a whole can’t be denied. Sure, those trying to make a quick buck in a deregulated market might have […]

How Increasing SaaS Adoption Can Cut Both Ways for Enterprises

How Increasing SaaS Adoption Can Cut Both Ways for Enterprises

Due to heightened competition, companies are now demanding increased agility and productivity from its teams. Many look to technology to gain competitive advantages. As such, organizations are now providing their teams and workers the latitude to use and adopt technologies and tools as they see fit. Fortunately, pricing and distribution of software and applications have […]

Is a Tech-Based Social Credit Score a Good Idea?

Is a Tech-Based Social Credit Score a Good Idea?

China is currently developing a kind of social credit system, not dissimilar to a financial credit system, designed to reward people for doing good deeds and demonstrating honesty and integrity while punishing people for committing untrustworthy acts. The details of this system are still fuzzy; it’s not certain whether it will be a compilation of […]

IoT and Commerce: How New Technology is Shaping the Way We Shop

IoT and Commerce: How New Technology is Shaping the Way We Shop

If we were able to fast-forward ten years into the future and look at the state of ecommerce and retail, we probably wouldn’t recognize what it’s become. The Internet of Things (IoT) is in the process of fundamentally revolutionizing how consumers shop and big changes are coming down the innovation pipeline. The IoT-Ecommerce Collision Course […]

Businesses must build trust

To Bolster Trust, Businesses Must Act With Humanity

Barely half of consumers trust for-profit companies to do the right thing. More than three-quarters of them, however, look to those same firms as sources of social progress. Those seemingly contradictory findings come from Edelman’s latest Trust Barometer. Published this past January, the study shows 56 percent of American adults trust the business community. But […]

4 Insights from Davos, the World Economic Forum 2019

4 Insights from Davos; the World Economic Forum 2019

Each year, the World Economic Forum brings together leaders from more than 100 governments, top executives from the Global 2000, and prominent social activists to discuss global priorities and shape the agenda for the coming year. This year, I was fortunate to attend the leadership summit in the Alps — Davos, Switzerland. This visibility into […]

A Comprehensive Guide To Google Accelerated Mobile Pages Using AMP In E-commerce And AI

A Comprehensive Guide To Google Accelerated Mobile Pages

The rise of mobile device usage has surpassed that of the desktop from previous years. Now, the mobile page rankings, the volume of organic search traffic, and the load on the servers — all require equal momentum on mobiles as on desktop web page. But, how can you keep pace? Using Google’s advancements in mobile […]

How Lifestyle Data Can Enhance Patient Care and Patient Satisfaction

With about 7.5 billion people on the planet, you might think that some of them are bound to be the same — except, of course, they’re not. When you take into account people’s environment, education, experiences, and DNA, everyone is a little different. So wouldn’t it make sense for doctors to treat each patient as an individual? […]

4 Ways to Prepare for the Next Wave of Digital Transformation

The next wave of digital transformation is on the horizon — and it’ll be a veritable tsunami. A 2017 SAP report showed that 84 percent of organizations think digital transformation is vital to their success but that only 3 percent have completed their transformation initiatives. This wave will consist of applications built by citizen developers. Soon, these developers will […]