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Emerging Tech Trends For 2019

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Over the past few years, technology has been advancing at a rapid pace. While developments continue to exceed our expectations, predicting what’s next, and when it’ll arrive is becoming increasingly difficult. Looking into the future, there are several exciting emerging tech trends for 2019. Here’s a quick look at a bit of what’s (possibly) to come. Emerging Tech Trends for …

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Betting on e-Commerce and Social Media: Will the Snapchat and Amazon Partnership Pay Off?

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If you haven’t already spent enough money by clicking Facebook and Instagram ads specifically tailored to your individual shopping habits, watch out. This week, Snapchat and Amazon announced a partnership that brings augmented reality (AR) to the forefront of the social media shopping experience. Oh, and it makes it even easier to spend money in the process. As part of …

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Balancing Customer Experience And Tech: Do You Have Too Much Technology In Your Workplace?

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Is it possible to have too much technology in your workplace? Experts say yes. Though it’s easy to be mesmerized by the next big digital opportunity in today’s market, chances are good many of us are adopting far more tech than we need—and wasting a lot of time and resources in the process. Today, the most agile businesses are working …

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3 Job Types that Will Thrive with Automation

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Over the past few years, we’ve heard about robots coming for our jobs. Each time a self-checkout lane opens at the nearest grocery store, some start to panic. And although we’ve already had a glimpse into how automation is going to be beneficial to us all, it isn’t completely met with open arms. Still, I think there are a few …

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Blockchain’s Impact on HR and the Future of Work

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Blockchain. Is it today’s annoying buzzword or a technology that’s going to change everything about the way we live, work, and do business? While we’re certainly not “there” yet, my vote is on the latter. So what is blockchain? It’s a digitally encrypted ledger that stores information publicly in groups called “blocks.” It’s completely decentralized database only gives access to …

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How to Create a Self-Serve Reporting Environment

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Did you know that by 2020, 1.7 megabytes of data will be created every second—for every single person on earth? That same data is changing the way businesses today are thinking about their strategy in all areas, from marketing to financial planning. However, the sheer volume of data is causing some businesses to shy away from its benefits. That’s why …

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Facial Recognition Software: The Future is Here

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A year ago, when Apple rolled out the iPhone X, one of their most touted features was facial ID. You no longer needed to press a home button or use a passcode. You could unlock your phone with your face. It was the first time I’d really seen facial recognition software being practically used. You probably use something every day …

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4 Things That Keep Me Amped About the Future of Automating Work

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The future of artificial intelligence cannot be successful without the development of automation. These two processes work together, promising to increase productivity and efficiency in the workplace. At the same time, many worry about the loss of jobs — and potential economic downfall — if robots and other automated technologies take over the digital marketplace. From where I stand, the …

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5 Emerging Technologies That 5G Will Disrupt

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Disruption is the name of the game in the world of tech. We’re constantly on the cusp of some new innovation—interactive technologies, for example, are changing how consumers shop and how brands set out to improve the ever-important customer experience. The next big tech innovation—5G—stands to revolutionize these and so many more, as it will be a major driver of …

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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 …