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Nine Unique Ways To Brand Yourself As A Thought Leader

Personal branding is one of the hottest marketing trends of the last several years. With the progression of powerful search engines, the internet has helped people feel more connected to businesses and personal brands worldwide. Now, more than ever, it is essential to refine your brand and position …

Marketing

Building a Slack Bot Using Python

What You'll Be CreatingSlack was founded in 2014 and is being touted as the fastest-growing business application in history. It currently has over …

Chatbots

Breakthrough technologies fundamentally change the game

The right combination of breakthrough technologies (such as 3-D printing, machine-to-machine communications, and advanced robotics) can help CPG …

Here is the 'cloud OS' that Microsoft built to run on your servers

Whether you want the servers we're all familiar with or a computing platform that looks more like the cloud, Windows Server 2016 can do that, Jeffrey …

Hybrid Clouds

10 tips for a successful cloud plan

How do you get started using the cloud?<p>For some organizations, cloud usage has already begun by someone in the company - whether they know it or not. …

Google's Cloud Efforts Will Require More Heavy Spending

The cloud business of <b>Alphabet's</b> ( GOOGL) Google unit is employing the same strategy the company has used successfully to capture the No. 1 share of …

Five Secrets For Delivering A Short Presentation Without Sacrificing The Message

Engaging presentations stay on message and keep the audience rapt. Here’s how to cut to the chase and deliver a great one on the fly.<p>Whether delivering a keynote or taking investors through a pitch deck, presenters are often prescribed a specific amount of time to speak. But those who frequently …

Public Speaking

Why Aren't More Speakers Telling Stories?

In the early days of my blog, back in 2008 (almost a decade ago!) when I argued for more storytelling in public speaking, the idea was radical. Now, it has gone mainstream, nearly. Almost everyone pays at least lip service to the importance of storytelling in public speaking, and some people are …

How fog computing pushes IoT intelligence to the edge

As the Internet of Things evolves into the Internet of Everything and expands its reach into virtually every domain, high-speed data processing, analytics and shorter response times are becoming more necessary than ever. Meeting these requirements is somewhat problematic through the current …

Software Is Disrupting Venture-Capital Sector

CircleUp’s Classifier shows algorithms now play bigger role in prescreening investments<p>Ten years ago, bored by the repetitive nature of his work as a private-equity analyst, Ryan Caldbeck began to think that the job could be done as well by software. Today, he’s the co-founder and chief executive …

Private Equity

Lessons from How Amazon Uses Big Data

Entering the field of big data is no cake walk. Due to the many nuances of big data architecture combined with the fact that it’s so new, relatively …

Big Data

Business Intelligence: Will 5G Boost Small Business Success?

Many experts originally predicted that 5G technology wouldn’t hit the market until 2020. However, a recent announcement from Verizon states that it …

What Technology Will Look Like In Five Years

Diomedes Kastanis Contributor<p>Diomedes Kastanis is VP of the Chief Innovation Office at Ericsson, supporting advancement of the company’s technology vision and innovation.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>Productive mobility is poised to give business a virtual boost<p>As a driver of technical innovation …

Virtual Reality

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Small Business

15 Metrics Every Software Product Manager Should Know

The world of product management is rapidly changing. It is more data-driven than ever before. There is no doubt that data is impacting most jobs. But this is amplified for product managers, especially if they work for an emerging software company. Being a PM at an early-stage company has never been …

Businesses Adopting Big Data, Cloud & Mobility Grow 53% Faster Than Peers

• Orchestrating big data, cloud and mobility strategies leads to 53% greater growth than peers not adopting these technologies.<br>• 73% of midmarket …

Big Data

Worried that the tech bubble will burst? Keep calm

I'm seeing lots of news reports about the end of the new Silicon Valley tech "bubble." I put that word in quotes because the current situation doesn't look much like the bubble of the late 1990s. But there still might soon be a broad drop in funding for startups, and a fall in the valuations of …

Here's How To Become A Visible And Influential Thought Leader In Your Field

Not being able to stay productive at work is a problem that everyone runs into at some point; no matter how much you like your job, there are certain …

How to improve your public speaking

London Speaker Bureau has released a great new infographic, designed to improve the way we speak.

Infographics

Costa urges all farmers to tell their compelling stories

<b>October 2, 2015</b><p>Television personality Costa Georgiadis urges farmers to use digital technology to make farming the new rock and roll.<p>Celebrity …

Farming

How digital technology is transforming tax and finance - Tax and Accounting Insight

Related Solutions<p>ONESOURCE<p>Discover how the digital revolution could influence your firm and sector.<p>The proliferation of digital technology, social …

Top Tech Trends from the 2015 IFA Tech Show

The IFA Tech Show in Berlin has grown over the years into a must-attend event for tech companies around the world to show off everything from the latest smartphones and tablets to smartwatches and home appliances. In fact, roaming the home appliance halls of this huge conference is one of my …

6 technology mega-trends shaping the future of society

The developments in digital technology of recent years are truly dramatic and their implications far-reaching. And while no-one understands all the …

Four future space technologies that will change the world in your lifetime

In May, tornadoes, flooding and other severe weather cost the US economy $US4.6 billion. During that single month – the wettest on record – there …

State of disruption: 4 innovative companies shaping the future of traditional industries through tech

"Disruption" is a word thrown around a lot in the business and startup space today; every company aims to be the Uber or Airbnb of its respective …

Which Technologies Will Dominate in 2022?

• Partner Content<br>• Author: Dejan Milojicic, IEEE. Dejan Milojicic, IEEE<p>Predicting the future is hard and risky. But predicting the future in the computer …

Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Pinterest, Instagram: What Happens in One Minute on the Internet - #infographic

Data is being created all the time without us even noticing it. Much of what we do every day now happens in the digital realm, leaving an …

Bill Gates' Summer Reading List Is Heavy on Nerd, Light on Non-Nerd

Would you believe the Microsoft founder has a soft spot for comics?<p>You're likely still thumbing through the books on our summer reading list, so forgive Bill Gates for piling on. The Microsoft founder and noted philanthropist has shared a list of the six "beach reads" he's hoping you'll tackle this …

Google Announces Mobile Updates, New Mobile Devices Unveiled and More - Small Business Trends

Mobile technology is one of the fastest growing industries. And all of the new tools, features, and mobile devices can certainly have an impact on …

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings Compares TV To A Fax Machine

While it’s not exactly ground-breaking to suggest that the days of so-called ‘linear’ (broadcast) TV are on the decline, Netflix CEO Reed Hastings went further than most last week when he likened linear TV to the once ubiquitous but now largely defunct and painfully outdated fax machine.<p>Speaking in …