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How to Be Good at Managing Both Introverts and Extroverts

As the boss, your goal is to have all your employees operating at their peak level of energy, efficiency, and motivation—which can be a challenge when it comes to leading a team comprised of introverts and extroverts. How do you manage these vastly different personalities and work preferences? How …

Personality

Smart Shoes Block You From the Internet So That You Talk to People Around You

If you really can’t stay off Facebook, you can now buy shoes that will cut off your access, PSFK reports. The “In Good Company” smart shoe was …

Wall Street

Reboot: Adidas to make shoes in Germany again – but using robots

Company unveils new factory in Germany that will use machines to make shoes instead of humans in Asia<p>Adidas, the German maker of sportswear and equipment, has announced it will start marketing its first series of shoes manufactured by robots in Germany from 2017.<p>More than 20 years after Adidas …

Shoes

The Store Of The Future: 150+ Startups Transforming Brick-And-Mortar Retail In One Infographic

If you are a startup in the retail industry, add or edit your profile directly at the CB Insights Editor to get in front of our research team. …

eCommerce

Data analytics help food company spot bottlenecks and defects

Data analytics help food company spot bottlenecks and defects Berner Food and Beverage deploys predictive analytics to increase operational …

Amazon Edges Closer to Fully Automated Retail

With the Dash button and service, the tech giant wants to make your house do the shopping for you.<p>I press the white, round button on the Gatorade-branded Amazon Dash Button in my palm. It’s lozenge-shaped, about three inches long, faced with a black bezel sporting the sports drink’s logo. The …

eCommerce

Coke’s Freestyle Machine Is An IoT Evangelist

A few years ago, marketers at Coca-Cola noticed a worrisome trend. While the growth of fountain soda sales was up nationwide, the likelihood of a customer buying a fountain drink with a meal was dropping. There were no upstart soda machine companies and no overall drop in soda sales. Consumer …

Digital Marketing

Spirits bottle engages its ‘connected’ consumers

On July 1, renowned French cognac house Rémy Martin debuted its Club Connected Bottle. Using near-field communication (NFC) technology, the packaging …

IoT in Healthcare Market to be Worth $409.9 Billion by 2022: Grand View Research, Inc

SAN FRANCISCO, May 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --<p>Global <b>IoT in healthcare market</b> is expected to reach nearly USD 410 billion by 2022 according to a new …

Alcohol monitoring wearable takes readings from your skin

The world’s first wearable alcohol monitor is able to track your blood alcohol levels, reading the ethanol molecules let off by your skin. The …

SOURCE Boston: Medical devices still vulnerable, but things may be changing

For years, since the Internet of Things (IoT) made it possible to connect things that had never been designed to be connected, there have been …

Medical Technology

Honeywell Sharpens Thrust into IIoT

SEATTLE—Honeywell Process Solutions (HPS) is strengthening its participation in the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) market by creating a new …

IndustryWeek

Women Making a Large Impact in Manufacturing<p>In five years, STEP Ahead Award winners, a program from NAM, has impacted more than 300,000 individuals, …

The bumpy IIoT road requires a map—lessons learned in deployments

Jeff Smith chats with us about the challenges and opportunities of getting started with the IIoT.<p><b>Smart Industry:</b> What are some of the greatest …

10 Billion Items Of Connected Clothing: The Internet Of Things Just Became A Lot More Fashionable

Author and journalist Bruce Sterling reportedly once asked: “Why can’t I Google my shoes when I can’t find them?” Well Bruce, now you can. Not just any pair either, but your exact pair.<p>Some 10 billion products in the apparel, accessories and footwear market are currently being individually …

Internet of Things

Our Thinking - The Connected Consumer: The Internet of Things Meets Retail

In the next several years, the number of Internet-connected devices will rapidly increase, creating new opportunities for companies and consumers. …

Google and Levi’s team up on a “connected” jacket that lets you answer calls, use maps and more

At Google’s I/O conference today, Google’s Advanced Technology and Projects (ATAP) research unit offered an update on its interactive textiles project unveiled last year, Project Jacquard. ATAP’s Ivan Poupyrev announced that the company was collaborating with iconic clothing company, Levi’s, to …

Wearable Tech