For many entrepreneurs, the greatest challenge to building or growing a new venture is funding. Particularly for startups that are not in the more attractive sectors such as software and technology, raising capital almost always proves to be difficult for an early-stage company with no track record. According to Fundera, only 0.05% of startups raise […]
AI, VR, and other cutting-edge tech are improving the way we collaborate and communicate, making virtual teams an asset instead of a liability.
Cyber attacks are a persistent threat to businesses, particularly among large businesses who suffer the brunt of attempts. In response, 1Password today reveals 1Password Advanced Protection, an expanded suite of security tools for businesses with complex security needs. The 1Password advanced protection has additional security controls you’ll want to protect your company assets. 1Password unveils […]
Even if you have plenty of time to research your procurement strategy, you can save time and money in the long run by consulting a procurement professional.
We spend a lot of time on email. A lot of time = life. Managers, professionals, and other high-skill workers spend on average 28 percent of their working week managing their inbox. Use the Right Inbox for success and to supercharge your Gmail. For argument’s sake, let’s say it was possible to get all your […]
Robots seem like the stuff of science fiction. NASA’s new LEMUR robot, designed to climb rock walls on Mars, is no exception. But here on Earth, the forward march of automation continues, transforming business and society. But there’s a barrier holding us back from realizing the full potential of emerging tech: regulatory bottlenecks. Regulations are […]
There are more robot vacuums now available to help you automate this household chore that no one seems to enjoy doing. I have to admit in our house; no one willingly volunteers to push around a manual vacuum cleaner. That’s why I decided that, with pets and kids, an easier cleaning option might be to […]
Virtually every startup has to find funding somewhere. Although some founders take venture capital in exchange for equity, that’s not the only way to do it.
Although I’ve already begun building my smart home with numerous products reviewed here, I hadn’t tackled our home’s lighting system until I purchased one of the Philips Hue Starter Kits. What had previously stopped me from making the switch to a smart home lighting system was the sheer number of lights in our home that […]
Rather than make big productivity investments, improve your office environment. The right openness and amenities can fuel double-digit improvements.
To avoid being left behind, take steps to prepare your organization for automation — even if you can’t put the necessary systems in place all at once.
As a homeowner, I’ve embraced smart home technology by adding numerous devices designed to reduce energy consumption and use natural resources wisely. The smart devices have helped with the regulation of the lighting and the air and heating in my home. Now, I am looking at ways to adjust to how I use water. The […]
Studying to receive an MBA is a life balancing act. Whether you are taking classes online or on campus, this works requires you to balance multiple priorities to achieve your goals. Balance means minimizing distractions and maximizing productivity. Every serious student — not just the MBA student — must deal with distractions. Minimizing distraction to […]
Most financial institutions aren’t new to social media. But the various social platforms still hold plenty of opportunities for money managers.
Cross-functional teams utilize a group of people with different sets of expertise to work towards a common goal. When it comes to data science, thinking differently, and having contrasting angles of analysis is essential to delivering well-rounded business insights. Create cross-functional data science teams for optimal success. A data science cross-functional team may incorporate data […]
The increasing number of tech companies and startups venturing into healthcare is a sure sign that healthcare IT isn’t going anywhere — except forward.
The jobs act promised small individual investors the ability to invest in the next Google. It also pledged founders an alternative route to raising money. Why should only the already rich get the benefits of investing in the next Google or Amazon? Less risk for the new startup investors. According to Entrepreneur, “Seventy-five percent of […]
Modern companies use a host of tools to improve their workflows and get more done within a single workday. Among those tools, a team chat app is a necessary part of a modern workplace and over the years, Slack has come up as the #1 solution to get this job done. In fact, Slack has […]
Data analytics courses are available online and can be taken at the comfort of your own home. Learning these skills will open more doors and opportunities than you can image. Get started today! If you’re interested in a career in data analytics, the benefits range from solving interesting, complex problems to having a wide range […]
Healthcare lags behind other industries in regard to consumer expectations. But organizations can help move the entire industry forward.