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AI Startups Need Data, and the Government Needs Help

Due to their unique oversight, governments have a surplus of data at their fingertips. Used properly, this available data could enable them to create beneficial programs that tackle problems in economics, policy, transportation, and civic life. Unfortunately, the majority of that data is untapped. Here are the facts about AI startups needing data, and how […]

What Happens When a Tech Startup Fails?

What Happens When a Tech Startup Fails?

Even universally acclaimed startups with strong leadership and great ideas can go under, if there isn’t enough demand or if the landscape changes. We’ve heard of hundreds of young tech companies, from the first dotcom legends to groundbreaking, disruptive startups of the modern era, utterly failing. But with up to millions of dollars at stake, […]

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Is AI Just as Biased as the Humans Creating It?

It might appear that data — the information you find in a scientific article, a history book, or a set of survey results — is just a collection of objective facts. The numbers, if sourced well, are supposed to be the hard truth untarnished by opinions, perspectives, or biases. In reality, this is rarely the […]

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What CEOs Need to Know About Innovation (With Jason Schlachter)

On today’s How to CEO podcast, I had the opportunity to speak with Jason Schlachter, a senior program manager for Artificial Intelligence from Stanley Black and Decker. He’s going to give us some insight as to how innovation works from a corporate perspective as well as share his view on how to translate business requirements […]

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Smart Cities Solving Today’s Healthcare Challenges

According to the United Nations, 68% of the world’s population is projected to live in urban settings by 2050. With over 6,000 hospitals in the United States and over 36.5 million admissions annually, as reported by the American Hospital Association, health organizations are constantly being challenged. Here are smart cities and how they are solving […]

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Sales Prospecting Techniques for Sales Development Reps

New sales development reps (SDRs) are born into this world inspired, energetic souls. They win a job they really don’t know much about based on the belief they’ll be able to smash through walls for the sales team. At some point, ambition meets reality. The SDRs realize sales prospecting is more about chipping away at […]

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A Vision for the Digital Workplace of 2020

There’s a lot of buzz and confusion around the term “digital workplace.” Many businesses make the words digital workplace a synonym for their collaboration tools, intranet software, and various network solutions. A Digital Workplace in 2020 is not just your tools. Your tools are essential, but they’re a shortsighted view of what a digital workplace […]

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Top 15 Growth Marketing Speakers

There are many amazing marketing speakers that can help shed light on the intricacies of marketing. However, only a select few understand what growth marketing entails. Growth marketing is a specialized segment of digital marketing, and it focuses specifically on online customer acquisition. To learn how to incorporate this marketing segment in your business, it […]

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Intelligent Virtualization Technologies are Eliminating Data Silos Forever

In an ever-accelerating information age, the companies most likely to succeed glean the most profitable insights from their data, faster and more nimbly than their competitors. For the data-driven enterprise today, you likely have game-changing insights into your business and your customers hidden throughout your vast troves of data. Here is why intelligent virtualization technologies […]

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Artificial Intelligence: Forecasts for 2020

In 2019, 53% of global data and analysis established by decision-makers announced that artificial intelligence is established, or in full development within their company. Here are the artificial intelligence forecasts for 2020. It is important to note that these findings are taken from statistics revealing percentages calculated from the observation of Fortune 500 companies. The […]