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Small Business Cybercrime Risk: Four Ways to Stay Protected

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Did you know that 40% of all cyber attacks are focused on companies with less than 500 employees? What about this fact: only 14% of small businesses have a plan for keeping their company secure. Unfortunately, small business cybercrime is on the rise. We are aware of big enterprises that fall victim to cybercrimes, but attacks on small businesses are …

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Six Reasons to Develop Smarter Workplaces

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Technology is everywhere we look and although it seems to have infiltrated every part of our world, it is still gaining speed. Companies—quickly learning that traditional is no longer required—have been behind schedule in their movement to develop smarter workplaces. Millennials are demanding change. Many believe that technology advancements such as augmented reality and virtual reality would increase their productivity. …

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Three Ways to Embrace Digitization to Improve Productivity

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Going back to Economics 101, productivity is the stimulus that our economy needs. When productivity increases, wages and standards of living follow suit, causing the demand for goods and services to increase along with them. In a world where technology advances on a daily basis could we really be seeing a decline in productivity? You bet. According to a recent …

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Accounting for Change: Why Finance Should Lead Technology Adoption

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It’s difficult to discuss digital transformation without mentioning sales and marketing. Both business units are usually at the forefront of tech adoption due to their entrenchment in the customer-driven change market, while finance is sometimes left to swim on its own. However, if businesses want to achieve true digital transformation and remain competitive it’s imperative that finance and accounting keep …

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Four Technologies Driving the Future of Customer Experience

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Customer experience. I am sure you’ve discussed improving your CX at least once this year—and if you haven’t you probably should. The truth is, 2018 is the year of the customer experience and customer satisfaction. Why? According to Salesforce, 75 percent of consumers expect a consistent experience wherever they engage and 87 percent of consumers think brands need to do …

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Three Ways Blockchain Can Help Combat Fraud

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Blockchain was originally developed to prevent fraud in digital currency exchanges. But fast forward to 2018, and many industries are finding that blockchain serves endless protective and even disruptive use cases for their businesses—ones that could change processes and wipe out both fraud and “the middle man” altogether. Let’s take a look at three ways Blockchain can help combat fraud. …

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Making the Case for Omni-Commerce Strategy and Platform

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In today’s tech-fueled marketplace where customers shop and search online and expect efficient, effective user experiences, there is one hard and fast rule: Embrace digital if you want to compete. And yes, that applies to your B2B wholesale distribution business as much as it does to a consumer-focused B2C business. Why? Your customers, channel partners, distributors, and prospective customers—and everyone …

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Four Industries Expected to See Changes from Advanced Robotics

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Awhile back, I talked about the role the Internet of Things (IoT) is playing in creating a new, fourth industrial revolution—one where logistics, manufacturing, quality assurance, and assembly jobs can be done tighter, faster, and better with the help of automation, AI, and the IoT. The truth is, however, the term industrial revolution implies that just one single industry is …