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Remote Work Only Works With True Mobility

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This post is sponsored by Samsung Business. All thoughts and opinions are my own. The world is an incredibly diverse office – for those who can take advantage of it. With the right tools, bandwidth, and transportation, people today can literally work anywhere. Look around the next time you run out for a coffee, stop by a café for lunch, or …

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To Cloud or Not to Cloud: That is the Compliance Question

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Some companies have embraced cloud technology with open arms, while others approach it with extreme wariness—understandably so, since for industries that handle sensitive data, cloud security risks could spell disaster. However, fear of the cloud often comes from a lack of information rather than actual risk. Companies today have the opportunity to use public, private, and hybrid cloud options, yet …

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2015 Technology Year In Review! #SMACtalk Live Style!

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In this episode of SMACtalk, Daniel and Brian dig into the tech and business trends that shaped 2015 the most. From the launch of Meerkat during Mobile World Congress to the shifting forces in brand storytelling, 2015 was a year where companies embraced the power of Social, Mobile, Analytics and Cloud to drive their businesses forward. Other topics in the …

Wrapping Experiences Into the Business Digital Transformation Journey

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When you hear “digital transformation,” what do you think of first? Many people believe a digital transformation is all about the customer, making it easier to connect and communicate with your buyers. Of course, consumer experience is essential, but it’s not the only consideration. A digital transformation is about employee experience, too—and balancing the two is the key to success. …

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Are CIOs being too Conservative with Digital Transformation?

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Digital transformation changes the nature of every aspect of business. The concept extends to every department in an enterprise, as well as into the marketplace. For CIOs, in particular, digital transformation represents a unique opportunity. Chief information officers, chief technology officers, and other technology managers must change with the winds of digital disruption or risk becoming obsolete. The Role of …

Improving Productivity by Better Utilizing Wearables

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This post is sponsored by Samsung Business. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Wearables offer companies an opportunity to improve productivity—if used correctly. According to a recent UK study, reported in The Telegraph, Goldsmiths, University of London analyzed the impact of wearable technologies in the workplace on employee well-being, productivity, and job satisfaction. They found that worker productivity increased by …

Can Hybrid Cloud Be Simply Understood?

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Most people won’t make a purchase unless they understand its uses and benefits. Business leaders today use phrases common within an industry, but not always to the target market. Eventually, those words or phrases are picked up, and become the common vernacular for a product or service. Cloud is one of those words, and now “hybrid cloud” is following close …

Business Collaboration: Real Time Vs. Asynchronous

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Working teams today might be in the same office building or halfway around the world. With a variety of workplace setups making the business industry more diverse all the time, business collaboration tools have become an integral solution for remote collaboration. Small and large companies routinely access these tools, and there are numerous tools that provide all-in-one and one-off solutions …

Lurking in the Shadows: A Case for Embracing Shadow IT

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IT departments increasingly face challenges because of the rapid pace of technological advancement. As companies realize the need to maintain pace with mobile devices and cost-effective cloud solutions, they have also started to realize the need for better IT control. Controlling every access point and non-sanctioned application presents difficulties for the average modern firm. When all connectivity was hardware and …

Digital Transformation Isn’t About Mobile – It’s About Mobility

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This post is sponsored by Samsung Business. All thoughts and opinions are my own. The mobile craze has taken the world by storm. Businesses are optimizing their websites for mobile, and consumers are using their hand held gadgets to learn more about—and make purchases from—their new favorite brands. Entrepreneurs looking to cash in on this trend often turn to digital transformation …