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Brands Committing to Social Good — Recipe for Business Success

In Business and Leadership by Shelly KramerLeave a Comment

Brands committing to social good in today’s business climate are finding it a worthwhile investment in business success. But it wasn’t always that way. When TOMS shoes launched in 2006 with its “one-to-one” business strategy, many business leaders around the country likely wondered how the company would ever stay in the black. Its model of giving one new pair of …

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Three Ways People Drive the Digital Transformation

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Who is responsible for attracting top talent to your organization? Who creates your marketing campaigns and strategies for sales? Who interacts with customers on a daily basis? Your employees do. Employees are the lifeblood of business and yet we tend to forget what it would be like without them. We forget that even though we have technology for every task, …

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Three Ways Virtual Reality Will Change HR

In Virtual Reality by Eric VidalLeave a Comment

What industries come to mind when you think about virtual reality? Your first thought was probably entertainment. A division of Facebook developed and released the Oculus Rift in 2016. Sony also offers VR gaming through the PS4. While virtual reality is gaining acceptance as a valid entertainment medium, many still doubt whether virtual reality can have an impact in the …

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Why Edge Computing and Data Centers Must Work in Harmony

In Technology by Daniel NewmanLeave a Comment

Forget the speed of light. In today’s marketplace, it’s almost impossible for data itself to move fast enough to keep our businesses running. As Cole Crawford, CEO of Vapor IO, has said: “Speed of light sucks.” And since we haven’t yet developed a way to beat it, we have to find a way to outsmart it. Enter: the growing differentiation …

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Five Leadership Traits Required for Digital Transformation Success

In Business and Leadership by Daniel NewmanLeave a Comment

Businesses are changing right before our eyes as the digital transformation takes place around the world. And yet many dinosaur leaders, as I like to call them, are still in these businesses risking extinction if they can’t adapt to this ever-changing environment. It’s true that leaders must be willing to accept change in order to remain competitive. However, I believe …

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Three Keys to Driving Customer Experience into Your Digital Transformation

In Digital Transformation by Daniel NewmanLeave a Comment

In the past month, we discussed the pillars of the digital transformation—shifting our focus from technology to the behaviors that drive the digital transformation. I believe that the complete transformation is only possible if the right kind of organization is built, an organization that believes in the possible. To build these organizations, every organization needs to fully understand the meaning …

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Here’s How to Kickstart Your Data Protection Strategy

In Security by Toby OwensLeave a Comment

Many business leaders associate data protection with cyberattacks. Mainly, due to the alarming news stories that continue to surface—from the WannaCry ransomware attack that spread across 150 countries to Equifax’s massive breach that affected as many as 147.9 million consumers. Luckily, media coverage for these incidents has spurred much-needed awareness for data security.  However, cyberattacks are just one concern when it …

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Developing an Agile Business Model in Today’s Ecosystem

In Business and Leadership by Daniel NewmanLeave a Comment

Change is just about the only thing we can count on in digital transformation. Disruption is coming at businesses from every direction in today’s ecosystem, and those companies who aren’t prepared to duck and weave to survive it won’t survive. Studies show that more than 40 percent of S&P 500 companies have gone by the wayside since 2000; another 50 …

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Four Digital Transformation Trends Driving Industry 4.0

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When you hear the word ‘industry’ you may think of factories or tall smokestacks. And even though technology grows in leaps and bounds daily, this is still our mindset. For manufacturers that want to remain in the game, they must embrace the digital transformation and everything it has to offer. They need to pay attention to the digital transformation trends …