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How Signing Emails Can Help Keep Your Company Secure

In Securityby Shelly KramerLeave a Comment

On average, business users send and receive 42 emails per day via a number of devices, including smartphones, tablets, and desktop computers. All that online activity is inviting to hackers, which is why phishing and malware attacks are common in office email breaches. Are the email accounts in your office protected? We’ve discussed cyber security in the past, including strategies …

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Digital Transformation and the Employee-Owned Mindset

In Digital Transformationby Daniel NewmanLeave a Comment

More and more enterprises are undergoing digital transformation—the process of not just adapting, but fundamentally altering, your company’s processes and models to take maximum advantage of the newest developments in digital technologies. This isn’t anything new; technological advances have been changing the way we do business for more than a century. As technology changes ever more quickly, businesses are racing …

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Can Machine Learning Make HR Better?

In Technologyby Meghan M. BiroLeave a Comment

Are you familiar with deep learning? Deep learning describes the ability for artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms to learn from our behavior using brain-like structures called neural networks, and it’s changing the field of human resources in significant ways. AI programs can predict outcomes based on past experiences fed into the program. Because AI can recognize patterns and analyze data at …

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Technology and the Shift from Data Access to Data Creation

In Big Databy Daniel NewmanLeave a Comment

As I sit at my computer typing this, I have access to nearly all of human knowledge. This easy access to information defines our culture today. We Google answers to questions about the world around us, from science to pop culture. We ask Siri for the nearest Indian restaurant, and we get to know new people online without ever meeting …

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Making the Most of Collaboration Inside the Enterprise

In Collaborationby Eric VidalLeave a Comment

Collaboration is what drives innovation and growth inside enterprise organizations. I know it, you know it, and the data shows it. Neilson, for example, has reported collaboration increases creative output and improves concept performance to such a degree that ideas developed by teams of three or more team members have a whopping 156 percent greater appeal with consumers than those …

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The Value Getting UX Right the First Time

In Technologyby Daniel NewmanLeave a Comment

Digital trends come and go, but there’s one thing that will always be around: user experience (UX). Access to data and digital communication, as well as digital transformation, permeates every aspect of our lives, but user experience matters more than ever. Your user experience is more than just a competitive edge—it’s also a mark of your individuality. In a crowded …

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Just How Techy Is Your Marketing Department?

In Marketingby Eric Vidal1 Comment

Technology isn’t just for your IT department. Marketing technology, or MarTech, is a hot topic, especially as organizations ready their 2017 budgets. Why should your business pay attention to the marketing automation trends for the coming year? Companies have access to an increasing amount of data about consumers, and applying that data via advanced applications like target account list building, …

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Connecting the Dots Between Big and Small Data

In Big Databy Daniel NewmanLeave a Comment

Big data is driving a great deal of change in the modern business world. While big data provides a broad focus, small data offers more detail. For many companies, big data is hard to crack in terms of deriving insight, and small data is essentially useless without the proper context. Connecting small data to big data trends is vital to …

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Converge Tech and Business Weekly Roundup: November 19, 2016

In Digital Transformationby Shelly KramerLeave a Comment

Our team at Converge is focused on researching and writing about all things related to the intersection of business and technology, leveraging technology to drive business success—and helping our clients do the same. To help you to stay up-to-date with the constant change that is technology and how it affects business we present the inaugural edition of the Converge Weekly …

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SSD Growth Continues to Drive Forward

In Technologyby Daniel NewmanLeave a Comment

Solid-state drive (SSD) development has proceeded at a relatively slow pace for the last few years as the high price points for these drives have kept consumers from adopting them. Enterprises that can afford the higher cost have been using SSDs extensively. However, the technology may have advanced to the point where prices will drop enough for individual consumers to …