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Converting Shadow IT into Change Adoption

In CIO/IT by Daniel NewmanLeave a Comment

Fast-paced technological advances have inadvertently opened the door to increased risks from shadow IT. Cloud-based solutions have given non-IT professionals the opportunity to create and implement applications that expedite workflow. Without being able to control or secure these on-the-fly solutions, chief information officers (CIOs) may see the movement as a security threat. However, efforts to squash the rise of shadow …

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Cyber Insurance: What it is, What it Covers, and Whether (or Not) You Need it

In Business and Leadership by Shelly KramerLeave a Comment

As any CIO in the industry today knows, cybersecurity is no joke. With the frequency of cyberattacks on the rise, questions are raised as to whom risk and liability are and should be relegated to, especially when attacks common and preventable. Nevertheless, no matter how well a business defends against it, a breach of some kind is all but guaranteed …

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3 Ways Cloud Will Matter Most In The Future

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Researchers endorse that social media, mobile and analytics are on the fastest ever growth path. Companies and investors are just pouring more funds into it and bringing in new features and solutions. However, there is another technology that has seen wider adoption and investment – and that is cloud storage. Just check a few stats: IDC has predicted that global …

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Six Digital Transformation Opportunities for SMBs

In Digital Transformation by Daniel NewmanLeave a Comment

If you think of digital transformation as something reserved only for the enterprise, think again. Now, it’s true that there are a number of ways large organizations can sink their teeth into digital initiatives, but it’s also true that customers are at the heart digital transformation. When we look at it that way, it’s clear there are major opportunities for …

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Data-Based Intelligence Demands Critical Thinking

In Big Data by Marina ErulkarLeave a Comment

Technology supports the collection of data from a myriad of sources: websites, real life, social, on and on. That data has so much potential for improving our understanding of customers’ needs and their decision processes. Because of the opportunity to improve targeting, speed the purchase cycle, and build customer relationships, all that collected data promises powerful competitive advantage. To achieve …

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One Goal, One Team: The Remote Workforce Conundrum

In Collaboration by Guest1 Comment

Virtual workplaces are more common now than ever—thanks in large part to a surge in collaborative technologies and the coming of age of a generation born into an increasingly digital marketplace. Remote teams are not the future—they’re the present. Let me share my experience: I manage a diverse team of 150 amazingly talented people, and 140 of them are in …

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The IoT Creating Value for Our Cities

In IoT by Eric VidalLeave a Comment

There’s no question the IoT is at an inflection point for enterprise organizations, as the IoT’s connectedness and data saturation has been the catalyst for both repurposing old technologies and shaping new ones. It’s clearly revolutionized how we work, but what about how we live? Most of us already know connected cars are coming (and quickly), but think bigger: Smart …

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Five HR Analytics Terms You Need to Know

In Technology by Meghan M. BiroLeave a Comment

I love big data. I love it for many reasons, but, as I’ve said before, one of the main reasons is the way it’s “raised the profile” of HR and its importance. The sheer volume of information HR analytics can bring to the table has moved HR practitioners from an “out of sight out of mind” back room business function, …

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Beyond Digital Transformation to Hyper-Disruption

In Digital Transformation by Daniel NewmanLeave a Comment

Most business leaders are familiar with the concept of digital disruption—a subset of innovative disruption, or a new tool that changes the rules of an industry and how the market operates. In the case of digital disruption, that tool is technology itself. Businesses who keep pace with digital transformation can safeguard against a crushing tide of forward-focused competition. Shifting your …