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Voice Interface Technology: The Future of Business

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Nowadays, it isn’t surprising to hear someone speak to someone that isn’t there. We ask Alexa for the weather and to turn the temperature down on the thermostat. Then, we ask Siri what our schedule for the day is and to call people. We are connected now more than ever using our voice and voice interface technology. I can’t imagine …

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Don’t Believe the Hype: Understanding Blockchain’s Limits

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Every relationship goes through a “honeymoon” phase—a bit of time, generally at the start of the relationship, where everything is perfect, dreamy, and mind-blowing. In technology terms, the public has been enjoying that phase with blockchain. Everywhere we turn, we hear about blockchain’s benefits—transparency, security, the ability to build “trustless” business networks for just about anything. Until now, blockchain has …

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Beyond the Hype: 5 Things to Ensure Success with IoT Implementation

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IoT implementation can fulfill great promise and, if not done well, can bring great pain. Whether looking at remote monitoring or tasks like location and telemetry tracking, the ongoing networking of devices; vehicles, buildings – basically all of the things – is happening quickly. IoT projects of every description are only set to rise on the corporate to-do list. A …

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Technology’s Disruption of the Restaurant Industry—Are Restaurants Prepared?

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I was in New York City this past week and eating most every meal out made me think about how prime the restaurant is for disruption, and also how slowly it’s moving toward adopting technology to make the dining experience a better one for customers. With digital channel sales predicted to make up some 30 percent of all restaurant transactions …

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3 AI and Machine Learning Predictions for 2019

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Machine learning and artificial intelligence have been the talk of the town for the past few years—and the hype isn’t slowing down anytime soon. I believe 2019 is going to be the year for businesses who have waited to finally jump on board to witness a goldmine of advancements for their industry. What could we potentially see next year? New …

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Increase of Digital Recruitment Tools: What You Need to Know

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It used to be that the job candidates who cleaned up well on paper were the first to be called for the big interview. But these days, a whole slew of advanced digital recruitment tools are changing how recruiters seek candidates—find candidates—and even keep them in the company talent pipeline, regardless of hiring status. In fact, I have some frightening …

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2018 State of the MSP Report

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One of the fastest growing business models in the IT space is that of a managed service provider (or MSP.) In fact, chances are pretty good you’ve either transitioned to a service provider model or are planning a transition in the near future. But who exactly are MSPs, and what challenges do they face on their way to success? Well, …

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Truly Intelligent Machines: The Impact of AI That Can Think

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Intelligent machines are one of the most controversial types of technology in development today. And I hate to break it to those of you who are concerned about the use of AI-powered robots, but intelligent machines aren’t going anywhere. In fact, they’re only getting smarter. Recently, leaders like IBM and Alphabet have been pushing AI to its outer limits, teaching it …

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Exploring the Trends Driving the FinTech Revolution

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If you have not heard about the FinTech revolution that is happening right now, you need to get out from under your rock. These revolutionary advancements are not just impacting the financial industry. They have the potential to change the way we conduct transactions in all aspects of business. Finance has been one of the last areas of business to …

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3 Ways Virtual Reality Will Change HR

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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 …