Technology is often viewed as the realm of software developers and smart home experts, but companies of every type benefit from technological advances.
From blockchain and AI to the emerging IoT, businesses are investing in technology and improving outcomes with every dollar spent.
Tech’s progress may have “slowed” in the past 50 years, but just about the only thing today’s tech can’t do is predict what home life will be like in 2050.
Technology these days can handle almost any task that humans can. Leave the easy stuff to robots so your team can spend its valuable time on scaling.
More and more, legislators leverage big data technology for the study and reform of important tax issues that affect businesses. In addition, accounting experts use technology to inform their decision-making when analyzing and debating tax reforms. When running an enterprise, there are many things to consider. Taxes are one thing, however, that you want to […]
Speaking of Millennials and the next rising generation — what differentiates us from our predecessors is the inventions. Humans have now created and add further constructions to almost everything that we can touch in our virtual lives. The only thing common between us, our predecessors and the next generation will be our brains. What is […]
About 4 million Baby Boomers leave the workforce each year. This is a major concern for business leaders, considering Boomers make up a quarter of the country’s workforce and many hold leadership positions. As some of their most valuable team members transition into retirement, employers are beginning to feel the strain and need to develop […]
Tech is a difficult — and fickle — beast to manage these days. Many companies are focused on building something flashy or rendering their competitors obsolete. That’s great in terms of elevating competition and pushing the industry as a whole toward innovation. As long as brands are in the business of getting press, something new […]
It’s easy to celebrate the accelerating ability of AI and machine learning to solve problems. It can be more difficult, however, to admit that this technology might be causing them in the first place. Tech companies that have implemented algorithms meant to be an objective, bias-free solution to recruiting more female talent have learned this […]
Gaming industry innovations can make your office a healthier, better place to work. Building a great workplace takes more than ping-pong tables and arcade games. But fun and games certainly don’t hurt. In fact, casual gaming might actually make workers more productive. In a study published in Human Factors, researchers found that participants who paused […]
Thanks to an influx of exciting new technologies and partnerships, patient experience and the healthcare industry as a whole are rapidly changing. The impact of additional research, new data developments, and cutting-edge treatments on the healthcare industry is truly impressive. Major medical providers around the world must now embrace the future of medicine so they don’t fall behind […]
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 […]
If you are in the Information Technology space, you are likely knowledgeable on what artificial intelligence holds. In fact, considering AI, the future of Information Technology appears bleak to some experts but promising to others. If a tech worker is worried about their job — they really don’t understand the magic of AI. Some workers […]
The subscription model has infiltrated several verticals in recent years, from automobiles to clothing. This has enabled these industries to update the car-leasing experience and find ways to transform living rooms into dressing rooms — and it’s brought them significant revenue streams. In the second quarter of 2018, Stitch Fix pulled in $296 million in […]
As far as disruptive business innovation goes, apps may feel outdated. Yet Chipotle just made headlines by launching an improved app and digital back end — plus, the fast-casual burrito purveyor is now offering delivery through a partnership with DoorDash. Its digital sales have grown 33 percent in one quarter and now constitute 10.3 percent […]
Economic development is a team sport. Local and state governments, working intentionally with businesses and civic organizations, set the foundation for sustained economic growth. Key elements of this foundation include robust collaborations on key economic development strategies, including key public policy matters, long-term investment strategies, talent development, and marketing. With the foundation set, the future […]
In 1968, astronaut Frank Borman said, “When you’re finally up at the moon looking back on Earth, all those differences and nationalistic traits are pretty well going to blend, and you’re going to get a concept that maybe this really is one world and why the hell can’t we learn to live together like decent people?” […]
In 2005, the average person never would have believed how social media platforms would completely transform the way humans interact. By 2010, that same person never would have dreamed that ride-sharing apps would overthrow the taxi industry within a few short years. Cue 2015, and that person — who had seen countless industries transformed by […]
It’s been no secret that the music industry has been struggling over the past couple decades. After years of spiraling album sales, the industry hit a new low in 2016, with just over 100 million units sold — a nearly 14 percent decrease from the previous year, reflecting declines in both physical and digital album […]
Technology drives businesses. While that fact might lead us to believe that we need every technology out there, our budget may not necessarily agree. Nevertheless, there may be places in your business that aren’t as efficient as they could be. These are costing you more in time and resources. Instead of living with these inefficiencies, […]