Tag: Technology Management
If You’re Not Doing These Things in 2018, You’re Not Doing Business
2018 is the year of distraction – honestly, we might have said that in 2017, and we may say it again next year, because each year seems to bring a little more information overload and add a little more to the to-do list. Continue reading “If You’re Not Doing These Things in 2018, You’re Not Doing Business”
The Big Picture – India’s Digital Power
Today, we had a brief panel discussion on the Digital India in RS TV, which is the platform from Parliament. Certain points were discussed, and although I had little time to discuss all the points, thought of sharing my perspective on Digital India. My take on this is as an academic who works in the domain of digital transformation and public policy. Points are brief, and lot more can be covered if the opportunity is presented. Continue reading “The Big Picture – India’s Digital Power”
4 Ways to Improve Product Transportation and Delivery
Any business that is involved in the transport of goods should take certain measures to ensure their product is kept in optimal condition at every stage of transport, delivery, unloading, shelving, and shipping. In some cases, this might involve communicating special requests with your carrier to ensure third-parties are on board with your preferred practices.
Want to Invest in SpaceX? Here’s How
SpaceX is heralded as the future of space flight. The firm holds a number of records, such as being the only private group to return a spacecraft from low Earth orbit and deliver cargo to the International Space Station. But is there a way you could actually invest in SpaceX as a sole investor? Here are a few ways you can do just that. Continue reading “Want to Invest in SpaceX? Here’s How”
Spotlight On: Artificial Intelligence – Trends in Academic Research
Artificial Intelligence – Trends in Academic Research sees focus on specific domains which are attracting a lot of attention.
- Social human-robot interaction driven by artificial cognizance
- Natural language processing
- Image mining and recognition
- Moral uncertainty in artificial intelligence
- Future of artificial intelligence
The Tools Your New Start-up Needs to Succeed
About half of all new small business start-ups close their doors within the first four years. The reasons are many and varied, but equipping your business with the right “tools” from day one is certainly one factor that will help you avoid the pitfalls that can lead to business failure. Continue reading “The Tools Your New Start-up Needs to Succeed”
Why Every Company is a Tech Company
Long ago, in a faraway land, there was the ‘Tech’ industry. Companies in this industry built computers and the software to power them. These devices were used to help the U.S. be the first in the race to reach the moon. But a lot has changed since then.
Simple Ways to Modernize Your Business
The landscape of the business world, and even simply owning a business, has changed dramatically in the past two decades. Many of the ways in which people marketed their businesses and the specific internal ways in which those businesses ran fifteen or twenty years ago simply don’t apply to today’s modern landscape, or much better and simpler ways have been developed since. The internet and all of the tools it brings with it has impacted the business world in a massive way, but while it has undoubtedly shaken things up, this needn’t be a cause for concern necessarily. Continue reading “Simple Ways to Modernize Your Business”
12 Reasons Why Smart Lighting is Changing Energy Use At Home
When looking around at the various technologies being implemented today, you may be surprised at how some unnoticed inventions are currently changing the world around you. One such technology is smart lighting, which is currently transforming how energy is used in your home. Smart lighting includes more than just lights. WIFI, wireless hubs, and home security systems are just a few of the accompanying systems that integrate well with a smart lighting system.
3 reasons why automation might make work wonderful
With tech gurus making plans to live forever and artificial intelligence gathering pace at breakneck speed, the future might look a little bleak for mere mortals soon to be replaced by robot workers. In our darkest moments we might imagine our descendants performing the most menial tasks in exchange for food and shelter — under the all-seeing eyes of giant Elon Musk avatars chanting motivational mantras. Continue reading “3 reasons why automation might make work wonderful”
How to Minimize the Cost of Purchasing Business Technology
Starting a business can be expensive, especially if you need bespoke equipment to get the show on the road. Computers are not so expensive these days, but if you want to invest in some top-of-the-range Apple Macs to power your graphic design agency or you need lasers for a beauty salon, the costs will soon begin to bust your budget. The good news is that there are several ways you can save money and maintain a positive cash flow for your startup. Continue reading “How to Minimize the Cost of Purchasing Business Technology”
Will the iPhone 8 Affect Apple Stock?
Apple reported strong earnings at the start of August, thanks to solid sales of its iPhone, iPad, and desktop computer products. Its revenue grew by 7%, while EPS increased by 17%, comfortably exceeding Wall Street expectations. The trading session following the results release showed an increase of approximately 6% of its stock price, helping to push the Dow Jones to a new high of 22,000. Traders are now turning their attention towards the launch of the new iPhone 8 this fall. Continue reading “Will the iPhone 8 Affect Apple Stock?”
Benefits of Virtual Meeting Software
The way that businesses communicate internally, with other businesses and with consumers has changed drastically in the past few years. With the explosion of tech and mobility, the BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) culture was one of the unprecedented new developments; but that’s just the tip of the iceberg. Continue reading “Benefits of Virtual Meeting Software”
Common Mistakes to Avoid When choosing a Biotech Consultant
There’s no doubt that a biotech or pharmaceutical consultant could be a very helpful addition to your team. Whether you’re looking for someone to assist with a one-off project, or someone to support you for the longer-term, a consultant’s knowledge and expertise can be invaluable. However, consultants don’t come cheap (though you do get what you pay for) – so it’s critical that you make the right choice, right from the beginning. Here’s how to do that without making the kinds of mistakes many companies unfortunately do. Continue reading “Common Mistakes to Avoid When choosing a Biotech Consultant”
4 Industrial Design Trends To Watch For In 2017
Nowadays, design engineering is playing a much more significant role. The world’s largest organizations employ a third of design engineers and 67% of engineers are employed by startup companies. Newer companies are understanding the need for these experts in the technical field since everything that is made is designed by them through innovative technology. Continue reading “4 Industrial Design Trends To Watch For In 2017”
E-cigarettes in the workplace – a guide for employers
Did you know that an estimated nine million adults in the US vape regularly and that the number is growing? If you’re an employer it’s likely that at least one of your employees vapes. So, what should you do about the growing trend? Continue reading “E-cigarettes in the workplace – a guide for employers”
The importance of companies offering fixed fee subscription-based SaaS solutions to law firms
Some of the most progressive firms have sought cloud computing or SaaS integration to improve their business processes. It is used to synchronize every process from project planning until project delivery and all intermediate processes to ensure minimal errors. This helps speed up work in IT companies, where deadlines are strict. SaaS integration allows organizations to work at their optimum capacity and deliver more output. Continue reading “The importance of companies offering fixed fee subscription-based SaaS solutions to law firms”
Is Your Business taking the Right Steps to Tackle Sustainability?
With President Trump recently withdrawing from the Paris Climate Agreement, the subject of sustainability has once again stepped out of the realm of good business practice to the sphere of international politics and an outraged press. Whatever your opinion on this matter, one’s thing for sure: all this chatter around sustainability will have businesses wondering if they’re doing enough to tackle the size of their environmental footprint. Continue reading “Is Your Business taking the Right Steps to Tackle Sustainability?”
SDWAN: The Better Choice for Enterprises
You may have heard of the term “SDWAN” recently and how it is touted as the next big thing in wide area network (WAN) management. Because conventional enterprise-class WANs are consistently being plagued by high bandwidth costs, infrastructure complexity, and numerous performance speed bumps, more and more businesses are now looking into this alternative, which promises to deliver improved agility, better performance, and lower costs. But what exactly is SDWAN, and why is it suddenly gaining the attention of businesses? Continue reading “SDWAN: The Better Choice for Enterprises”
Apache Spark – the next big thing for Big Data
The world today is more digital than it’s ever been before, and it’s only going to get even more digital with time. There’s a humongous amount of data being generated and handled on a day-to-day basis, and since the amount of data being churned is increasing, the processing power and architecture need to keep up. Continue reading “Apache Spark – the next big thing for Big Data”