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Modern Digital Workplace: 5 Current Trends Making Waves in the Office

In Future of Work by Daniel NewmanLeave a Comment

Does your office look different than it used to? Do you have a storage room filed with filing cabinets and external computer equipment? Is half your cubicle taken up by a monitor and a computer tower? Do you even go into a physical office location? Let’s face it, the modern digital workplace looks different. I recently explored the biggest Digital …

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3 Job Types that Will Thrive with Automation

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Over the past few years, we’ve heard about robots coming for our jobs. Each time a self-checkout lane opens at the nearest grocery store, some start to panic. And although we’ve already had a glimpse into how automation is going to be beneficial to us all, it isn’t completely met with open arms. Still, I think there are a few …

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Blockchain’s Impact on HR and the Future of Work

In Technology by Shelly KramerLeave a Comment

Blockchain. Is it today’s annoying buzzword or a technology that’s going to change everything about the way we live, work, and do business? While we’re certainly not “there” yet, my vote is on the latter. So what is blockchain? It’s a digitally encrypted ledger that stores information publicly in groups called “blocks.” It’s completely decentralized database only gives access to …

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How to Create a Self-Serve Reporting Environment

In Technology by Gary YoungLeave a Comment

Did you know that by 2020, 1.7 megabytes of data will be created every second, for every single person on earth? That same data is changing the way businesses today are thinking about their strategy in all areas from marketing to financial planning. However, the sheer volume of data is causing some businesses to shy away from its benefits. Reporting …

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Redefining CIOs in the Digital Era

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Perhaps no one is having a greater identity crisis in digital transformation than the CIO. Back in the day, IT was IT. It meant keeping machines running. Keeping systems safe. Staying in the back-office and showing up in the Board room only when rarely needed. But we’re redefining CIOs in the digital era in big and exciting ways. In fact, …

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Interview with a Chatbot: The Future of AI and HR

In AI by Daniel NewmanLeave a Comment

It’s a somewhat ironic tail: in the midst of digital transformation, artificial intelligence (AI) is in position to take over many functions of people services—the business of human resources. For some, this isn’t surprising. After all, many companies have been automating their job application processes for quite a while. But as the sophistication of AI continues to ramp up, AI …

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How Disrupters are Using aaS to Speed Up Digital Transformation

In Digital Transformation by Daniel NewmanLeave a Comment

You know what makes for an agile and efficient digital transformation? A commitment to using resources efficiently—including, most importantly, human capital. That’s why many companies are speeding up digital transformation with new technology models, including the booming as-a-Service (aaS) model. Flexible. Efficient. Affordable. The aaS model levels the playing field for big and small companies both, allowing them to experiment …

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As Rates of Depression Rise in Entrepreneurs, We Need to Keep Talking About It

In Business and Leadership by Catherine MorganLeave a Comment

Being an entrepreneur is anything but easy. Putting yourself out there, growing a business, and trying new things ensures that you will have more than a few dark nights of the soul as an entrepreneur. While some entrepreneurs are comfortable sharing the joys and pains of small business ownership, many opt to only show and share the wins, not the …

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Facial Recognition Software: The Future is Here

In Technology by Daniel NewmanLeave a Comment

A year ago, when Apple rolled out the iPhone X, one of their most touted features was facial ID. You no longer needed to press a home button or use a passcode. You could unlock your phone with your face. It was the first time I’d really seen facial recognition software being practically used. You probably use something every day …

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3 Cloud Strategies You Probably Haven’t Considered

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So—you’ve finally convinced your CEO that moving to the cloud will increase the company’s agility, efficiency, and bottom line. The big question: now what? The fact is, despite its promise, cloud adoption itself won’t optimize your digital transformation. It’s time to start selling your boss on the following three additional cloud strategies that could help improve your efficiencies even more. …