Julie Nguyen

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Here Are All the Signs Investors Are Growing More Worried About Retail

The latest U.S. jobs report laid bare some of the sobering tribulations faced by American retailers: they’ve shed jobs on an annual basis for the …

All Entrepreneurs Fail: How to Use Failure to Your Advantage

All entrepreneurs fail.Let that sink in.<i>All entrepreneurs fail.</i>If you’re an entrepreneur, at some point you will fail. It’s inevitable. Whether that …

Entrepreneurship

The Fyre Festival Marketing Disaster: 2 Important Influencer Marketing Lessons Learned

The Fyre Festival was a disaster. Good news is, marketers can learn a lot from it.<p>If you're keeping up with the times, you've probably heard of the Fyer Festival and the disaster that ensued due to horrible planning. In fact, the festival organizers were hit with a $100 million lawsuit claiming …

Public Relations

Dear PR pros: The problem is you

A bad pitch won’t do you any favors.<p>Inspired (or depressed) by subpar media relations efforts, we’re publishing a regular article geared toward …

These 4 CMOs Are Transforming Marketing in a Multichannel World

Patrón Spirits CMO Lee Applbaum is laser-focused on keeping his liquor brands on the cutting edge of marketing. But like many of his industry peers, …

Advertising Industry

Here's Why Companies Should Offer Flexible Work Schedules

Forget about the standard 9-to-5 grind. Here's the case for letting your employees choose their own hours -- within reason, of course.<p>If there's one …

How to Read Your Visitors’ Minds by Watching Their On-Site Behavior

Ideally, you could predict what every person wants when they hit your site.Giving the user what they want, even before they realize it, can help …

When billionaires make a city (or an island) their pet project

What town wouldn’t want to take a page from a startup’s playbook and turn to an experienced investor to receive an influx of cash and business advice?<p>Many of today’s billionaires aren’t just interested in slapping their name on a building — they want to make their adopted hometowns a thriving place …

How We Are Helping Startups Tap into the Best Technical Talent with DeveloperOnRent

This column is authored by Kapil Mehta, Founder, DeveloperOnRent.com Most ofThe post How We Are Helping Startups Tap into the Best Technical Talent …

Google Spent Years Studying Effective Bosses. Now They Teach New Managers These 6 Things

The transition to management requires a transformation of thought.<p>The transition from individual contributor to manager is not an easy one. In many cases, the skills that got you the promotion will not be the same ones that make you effective as a manager. Luckily, we have organizations like Google …

Emotional Intelligence

If You Aren't Using Social Media This Way, You're Leaving Money on the Table

Building an audience organically is time-consuming and painful. Unless you use this hack.<p>Here's the thing that all the social media gurus always leave out of their pitch: building an audience is tedious, time-consuming, long term and definitely not free. The same marketers who say, "You can't build …

Social Media

It’s not just Google — many major tech companies are struggling with diversity

Here’s a look at their comparative diversity.<p>An internal memo written by a male Google engineer has reignited a heated debate about representation in Silicon Valley. Google’s new diversity VP has since come out against the memo’s central claims — whichinclude statements about women being …

Silicon Valley

Dedicated servers or cloud computing: The infographic

Cloud computing is, undoubtedly, the next big thing in the tech-hosting world. Along with the potential to become the only solution to future data …

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. A senior engineer at Google wrote a manifesto against diversity and employees are furious.</b> The manifesto criticizes company initiatives aimed at increasing gender and racial diversity and argues that Google should instead focus on "ideological diversity."<p><b>2. Apple will reportedly release an Apple</b> …

Zombie startups: why are entrepreneurs failing to grow their businesses?

Only a small percentage of companies succeed past early investment. To fix this founders need to stop thinking short term<p>For all the support they promise startups, business accelerators are arguably not delivering. Too many startup founders are not getting to the finishing line of a big pay day on …

Are digital changes passing your organization by?

Former President John F. Kennedy once said, “Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the …

Concrete advice on how non-technical founders can survive a tech product launch

Technology can be transformational. Smart, beautiful, well-built applications have given us power that was previously unthinkable. Great ideas can …

Software Development

I blame the parents – AI needs to be raised right

Apparently, artificial intelligence is going to take over our lives, our jobs, our minds even and not necessarily in a good way. It’s …

3 Reasons Why It’s Crucial for Brands to Introduce Machine Learning Into Their Marketing

Every so often, a story ripples through the media along the lines of “Scientists say a ‘smart pill’ is just over the horizon to make us immediately …

Marketing

'DeepMoji' Algorithm Reveals Your Feelings, Sarcasm Through Your Emoji Use

If you have a hard time identifying when someone is being sarcastic on Twitter, chances are there’s an algorithm better at it than you are. The …

This Super Fast Algorithm Edits Photographs Like a Professional – Before You Take Them

In the past decade or so, smartphones and social media apps have revolutionized our culture's relationship to images. From Instagram to Facebook to …

If an enterprise can't fix workflow, what if a Kanban can?

What’s the best way of tracking work progress in tightly-knit distributed teams in the digital enterprise? Increasingly, the answer is Kanban, first …

Project Management

Oh, great. Robots can now tell when people are being sarcastic

A robot that can understand sarcasm in social media posts better than humans could provide a breakthrough in protecting people from abuse online.<p>Researchers at MIT have created an algorithm that can translate the tone of social media posts and understand if someone is being sarcastic.<p>The tool …

10 hot data analytics trends — and 5 going cold

Data analytics are fast becoming the lifeblood of IT. Big data, machine learning, deep learning, data science — the range of technologies and …

Google’s New Algorithm Perfects Photos Before You Even Take Them

Taking Instagram-worthy photos is one thing—editing them is another. Most of us just upload a pic, tap a filter, tweak the saturation, and post. If …

AI and music: will we be slaves to the algorithm?

Tech firms have developed AI that can learn how to write music. So will machines soon be composing symphonies, hit singles and bespoke soundtracks?<p>F<b>r</b>om Elgar to Adele, and the Beatles or Pink Floyd to Kanye West, London’s Abbey Road Studios has hosted a storied list of musical stars since opening …

Artificial Intelligence

The Future Of Sales Is In Artificial Intelligence, According To This CEO

If you can automate it, you can scale it.<p>"Automation" is the golden word in business.<p>The more you can automate, the faster you can move, the bigger you can grow, the more efficiently you can run, and the more effectively you can communicate. Without automation, you're left doing everything by hand, …

Artificial Intelligence

3 Ways Anyone Can Access The World's Best Scientific Research

They key is to show a real interest and engage.<p>Take a look at any breakthrough technology and invariably it started out in a lab somewhere, usually decades before any commercial product hits the market. The problem is that, with tens of thousands of scientific papers published every year, it's hard …

Innovation

Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg Are Arguing About AI -- But They're Both Missing the Point

The dangerous aspect of AI will always come from people and their use of it, not from the technology itself.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In Silicon Valley this week, a debate about the potential dangers (or lack thereof) when it comes to artificial …

Artificial Intelligence

The Urban Agriculture trend continues in 2017

The Urban Agriculture trend continues in 2017<p>Urban agriculture can reconnect communities with healthy food, thereby supporting economic opportunities …

Urban Agriculture