GDPR is coming and many organizations are changing their ways – you must have noticed getting emailed from your favorite websites about their new policies. One of the most sensitive data pipes in every big organization is the CRM (Customer Relationship Management), which contains all of the private information of both the company and their […]
Purchasing a new piece of equipment for your business can be a difficult process filled with lots of different steps and friction. However, this isn’t the time to sit back and let someone else take charge. A correct purchase will push your business forward, while an incorrect one could hold you back for years to […]
Let’s face it — it’s difficult to keep up with the pace (and price) of new technologies. Business owners face a barrage of new technologies, all promising revolutionary results. Wading through the hype can be time-consuming, but the right investments will reap dividends that more than make up for their cost. Technological advancements offer the […]
E-commerce is experiencing massive growth year after year, shattering records while doing so. There was a time when brick-and-mortar stores were not merely profitable, but also highly influential. Take, for example, Sears. If there were ever a legacy brand that defined American capitalism, it would have been this one. First opened in 1892, Sears […]
Retailers can tap into an immense source of spending power if they can successfully market to Millennials, who currently make up more than a third of American workers. Not surprisingly, considering the world in which this generation has come of age, creative uses of technology are proving to be very effective in accomplishing this. According […]
Congratulations on registering your new business! Or if you’re still contemplating forming your business, and just trying to better understand the steps required for having a bank account under the company name, you’re in the right place. Be sure you have seen our Lloyd & Mousilli guide on incorporation here for a step by step analysis. […]
No matter what industry you’re in, staying profitable is always a priority. Reducing overhead costs is vital to this goal, and most advice for doing so these days involves technology. But investing in new tech can seem like a luxury that companies only engage in when they have capital to burn. In today’s technology-centric landscape, […]
With Thanksgiving just behind you — and what you’re thankful for still top of mind — it’s only natural to be thinking about gratitude and giving back. Giving Tuesday, which is just three days away, is vital for nonprofits. If organizations prepare for Giving Tuesday well, they’ll raise more money during this annual fundraising day, […]
GPS and location data allows you to track items, people, and even shipments. At any given time, you can see where something is, how long it might take to reach a particular destination, and also how fast it’s traveling. On a consumer level, the information is relatively limited. You can see a phone’s — and […]
12 entrepreneurs share ideas on how to come up with great ideas—and actually follow through.
As marketplaces become more crowded and competitive, companies will need to look for every advantage to remain relevant and appealing. AI plays a big part in that.
We may not have robots like C-3PO from “Star Wars” or Rosie from “The Jetsons,” but there’s no denying that the machines we do have are getting smarter. But are business leaders taking advantage of their capabilities? It’s easy to imagine adopting AI in some indefinite future, but the technology already has the capacity to […]
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.
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 […]
Customer experience is an integral part of your brand’s success, and we’re surrounded by examples that demonstrate how it can make or break a company.
Technology is often viewed as the realm of software developers and smart home experts, but companies of every type benefit from technological advances.
Hire smartly and automate what you can.
As a small business owner, you might feel like everyone’s out to get a piece of your income. These great tools prove that’s not the case.
Even tech advances that seem minor can be a powerful approach to reducing your production and operating costs — often dramatically.
Enterprise companies today have three primary options for the architecture of their digital workspace. First, they can choose installed software, which works well for operating systems and middleware. If installed software doesn’t fit the bill, companies can turn to private or public cloud-based software. And if neither of those choices gets the job done, businesses can […]
Not every startup founder today is building their company just to cash out with a big exit.
What could possibly go wrong when scaling up a startup?
Some entrepreneurs start out to create a company that they intend to spend their lives growing and maintaining. Others form startups with the expressed hope of being acquired by larger companies. If an acquisition is part of your exit strategy, you need to build your business with your buyer in mind.