Bhavin Parekh

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Fact or Fiction: The SEO Edition [Quiz]

Just when you thought you were up-to-date on the latest SEO best practices, an algorithm change or a new expert post has you questioning yourself. …

Marketing

What is Influence 2.0 and why is it important in the future of CX?

Before social media, before modern digital marketing and before DCX and digital transformation, I spent much of the late 90s and early 2000s studying …

Public Relations

What is SEO and How Can You Dominate SEO in 2017?

One of the questions I am asked most often when I tell people what I do is <b>what is SEO?</b> I get asked this question so often that I have found myself …

Google Play

4 ways people make money blogging

"Kayla, how do you really make money blogging?" If I had a dime for every time I've been asked that question, I could give up my blog and live off those dimes instead. But life doesn't work that way. At least, not until after I start actually charging my friends and family 10 cents to answer this …

Marketing

3D Paper Craft Origami Lets You Build Animal Art To Hang On Your Wall

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DIY Quick Fix: How to Sew a Button in 6 Easy Steps

If you’re an adult, you should know how to change a tire, how to give a good handshake, and how to sew a button back on when that thing decides to …

Sewing

Ten Most Popular MOOCs Starting in February 2017 — Class Central

3 minute read written by Dhawal Shah . Published on January 24, 2017<p><b>Introducing Robotics: Build a Robot Arm</b> <i><br>Queensland University of Technology via</i> …

Coursera’s New Strategy Takes Inspiration From Netflix—and LinkedIn

Postsecondary Learning<p>Coursera’s New Strategy Takes Inspiration From Netflix—and LinkedIn<p>By Jeffrey R. Young and Sydney Johnson     Jan 27, …

Banking on change: Tech startups target financial services

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — It may not be much longer before bank branches join video-rental stores and record shops as relics of a bygone era.Silicon …

Customers

Big Data in Financial Markets Is Now Getting the 'Fintech' Treatment

<i>This article was originally published by International Business Times.</i><p>Within the silos of incumbent financial services, so-called fintech companies …

Visa replacing password with biometrics

Many mobile devices come with the ability to enable some sort of biometric authentication baked in – a microphone for voice, a camera for face and …

Biometrics

Consumers increasingly banking on biometrics

Biometric technology within financial services institutions is increasingly in demand and consumers are starting to expect banks to provide these …

Improving the Retail Customer Experience with Omni Channel Shopping

<i>Can companies improve the retail customer experience by offering effective omni channel shopping options?</i><p>The early years of the 21st century …

UX Reality Check: 14 Hard Truths About Users

It can be hard for designers to take a step back and look at an app or website through users’ eyes. Here’s where to start.<p>After any amount of time in the design industry, you’ll most certainly hear someone refer to users as “dumb.” People talk about having to “dumb down” interfaces, design for “the …

How Retail Is Mastering the Omni-Channel Customer Experience

<i>The apparel sector has always thought itself to be somewhat immune to competition from Amazon, but now there’s a profound change happening in retail</i> …

eCommerce

10 Customer Experience Strategies That Work

<i>Of course you want each touch point to be a satisfying one — but evaluating individual interactions doesn’t give you the deeper understanding of the</i> …

Here's Why Blockchains Will Change the World

As early as 1981, inventors were attempting to solve the Internet’s problems of privacy, security, and inclusion with cryptography. No matter how …

Group 3

A year ago, Skype co-founder Jaan Tallinn and Funderbeam co-founder, Urmas Peiker, had a vision of a blockchain-trading platform designed for new …

IBM and Bank of Tokyo Start Blockchain Revolution in Banking, Aim for Complete Automation

In what could potentially be one of the first deployment of smart contracts in the corporate sector, IBM comes together with Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi …

Blockchain

Boeing to acquire ocean drone maker Liquid Robotics

Boeing Co. will acquire floating-drone maker Liquid Robotics, the aerospace giant said Tuesday.<p>Terms of the deal were not disclosed.<p>Based in Sunnyvale, Liquid Robotics developed the Wave Glider, a surfboard-shaped drone that floats on the ocean surface and collects data, propelling itself for up to …

Robotics

Drones for medical delivery? There's no bad blood

Using drones to deliver goods is one of the technology's most tantalizing possibilities, and the more efficient transportation of blood products in …

The 5 Most Significant Drone Technology Developments of 2016

This guest column is authored by Louis Spagnuolo, Sales Director, Aerial Society<p>The drone industry is undoubtedly one of today’s most actively …

New Atlas

In an effort to combat poaching, drone technology has been paired with software and techniques used by astronomers in a system designed to …

Google wants to turn your home’s walls into screens

Right now, staring at the walls is synonymous with boredom, but what if technology could transform them into more than just load-bearing structures?<p>A …

What Exactly Is Amazon's Smart Home Strategy?

If you were hoping for a straightforward, ‘here’s our smart home’ announcement from Amazon, you’re out of luck.<p>And unlike others in the space, Amazon’s efforts so far can’t really be summed up easily in a sentence or two. Instead, they’ve put together what appears to be a hodgepodge of random …

Smart Homes

How Thomson Reuters Improves Customer Experience with Data

“Look after your data. In many cases, it’s all you have got!”<p>This is how Kennedy Warwick closed his session at our MDM 360 Summit in London this …

Customer Experience

AI brains take a step closer to understanding speech just like humans

A thousand spoken words is worth a pictureMachine learning researchers are on a mission to make machines understand speech directly from audio input, …

Machine Learning

Is artificial intelligence the future of customer service?

Dealing with customer service sucks – it is the bane of our existence as consumers.<p>Once you’ve searched the site to find the right number – which feels purposefully hidden to discourage you from calling – you then talk to a robot that completely fails to understand what you’re saying (<i>I said</i> …

The Artificial Intelligence Smart Lamp Is Straight Out Of Tron

One of the biggest hurdles when it comes to integrating services like Apple’s Siri, Microsoft’s Cortana, or Amazon’s Alexa into our lives is finding …

IoT Evolution Expo 2017

<b>Dates:</b> February 7-10, 2017 <b>| Register here</b> <b><br>Prices:</b> starting from USD 795,-<br>free pass to some of the events available <b><br>Location:</b> Fort Lauderdale, The …