Exploring The Future of Real Time Collaboration

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With the proliferation of cloud, mobile, and social, we are more capable than ever to connect and communicate in real time. However, with so much stimuli coming from so many different applications, connecting in real time isn’t always easy. As the demands for virtual collaboration increase in future, we need to continue to invest in ideas that allow companies and …

Is Today The Day We Stop Talking About Technology?

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Late in 2014 I had the opportunity to visit NYC for an event co-hosted by IBM and Pure Matter. The purpose was to put a diverse group of future-forward thinkers together to discuss the future of work…This is my story, and my take away. Can’t wait to hear your thoughts!  We live our lives online. Ninety-one percent of us wake …

Cloud collaboration and the future of ad hoc real-time communication

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With new technologies and solutions arriving at our doorstep more frequently, there has been a seismic shift in the way we communicate as individuals, businesses, governments, and societies. Today, much of our business communication is built upon the foundation of scheduled meetings and calls. However, we are always connected via text, social, and mobile. When it comes to business, improving …

The Internet of Things and The Race to Singularity

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The term “Internet of Things” (IoT) has become the catch-all for every device on the planet that can interact, react, or contribute to the greater network. From fitness wearables to smart refrigerators, we are gradually integrating our entire lives onto the web and the massive grid of interconnected devices. Today’s apps are tracking our heart health, caloric intake, daily activities, …

The Rise of Cloud in Pop Culture 

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Love it or hate it, but don’t ignore it: I’m talking about the cloud. While the business world has known about the technology for quite some time now, it has become familiar in pop culture only recently, and in a somewhat controversial manner. Following the mass notoriety of the iCloud hack last year, cloud technology is stuck in the headlines …

Creating More Productive Companies Through Workplace Gamification

In Business and Leadership by Daniel Newman3 Comments

Futurist Faith Popcorn claimed that 70% of large enterprises are using some type of workplace gamification to incentivize their employees. Gartner has estimated similar numbers. With gamification of the workplace, or “enterprise gamification,” today’s companies seem to have found a way to make everyday business tasks more fun and engaging. Does gamification really work within an enterprise framework? It sure does. At least, …

As Leaders Push for More Data-Driven Culture, CMOs Better Keep Up

In CMO/Marketing by Daniel Newman2 Comments

Data or intuition? That seems to be the question for many of our business leaders today who say they want more analysis of data, while still putting great trust in their intuition when making decisions. With Big Data finding its way into just about every marketing conversation, Chief Marketing Officers are forced to react to the trend for more analysis. However, …

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#CES2015: It’s All About the Big Data [#Podcast]

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Sure Big Data isn’t a new topic. In fact the idea that we are making such a big deal about it is kind of funny because as enterprises we have been collecting, storing and inappropriately been using data for decades. Yes, we have more of it now, and more data means more challenges. However, our big data problem may not …

Can Productivity Tools Lead To Business Innovation?

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I have spoken a number of times about small innovation being a big key to success in a fast moving society. While that’s true, we can’t ignore the fact that innovation, small or big, is not easy to achieve. Especially with distractions galore, it’s easy for productivity to jump the track. And today, businesses are more distracted than ever before …