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Why Business Agility Matters in the Digital Transformation

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I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: the digital transformation is all about agility. Business agility, leadership agility, employee agility—in a world where technology is changing at breakneck speed, we need to be agile enough to change along with it. Those that aren’t will undoubtedly fall by the wayside. I was lucky enough to participate in #AgileChat with …

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Secure Mobility — Staying Safe While on the Go

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Working remotely is increasing in popularity for businesses around the world. In fact, a survey completed by Gallup states that out of 15,000 adults surveyed, 43 percent of them are working remotely in some capacity. With mobile applications being one of the top ways to communicate, it is safe to say that many employees access business related information somewhere other …

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Is Your Company Ready for Blockchain?

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Okay, maybe you haven’t quite grasped the concept of blockchain on a technical level. But before you accept or nix the idea that your company is ready for blockchain, let’s take a few minutes to consider the technology’s benefits—specifically in relation to your company’s business goals. If you’re like most people, blockchain still feels like an amorphous magical creature that …

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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 …