Ram Nagappan

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Taking on the challenges of a multi-asset strategy

Chefs and advisors have more in common than they might realize. They both bring expertise, creativity and a deep knowledge of ingredients to their …

8 Simple Tips to Create a Fun Workplace - IT Workforce Journal

7 ways to bounce back from a career setback

It was the day Victor Olex's career crashed in flames. At least that's how it felt to him at the time."When the financial crisis hit in the fall of …

11 bad hiring habits that will burn you

Ask IT experts what’s wrong with the hiring process and the same problems appear. It takes too long. Job descriptions aren’t on point. The hiring …

4 things successful CIOs know about digital transformation

2017 was a tumultuous year: From Amazon acquiring Whole Foods to Tesla accepting orders for its new fully electric Class 8 truck, it is evident our …

New AI tools make BI smarter — and more useful

Companies looking to make good on the promise of machine learning for data analysis are turning to a somewhat unlikely old friend. Business …

Cisco boosts IoT access control, management

Cisco has rolled out software tools for helping customers control access and more easily manage the burgeoning amount of enterprise IoT devices in …

7 Ways Samsung Gear VR Is Transforming Business - AppReal-VR

The VR market is heating up, with projected revenue expected to top $120 billion by 2020. Fueled by advances in both software and hardware, virtual …

The Art of Strategy Is About Knowing When to Say No

When HubSpot was in its earliest stages, I used to say yes to almost anything: new features, new initiatives, new ideas. It empowered my team to move fast and get things done. I prided myself on being a “yes” man. We were working hard on getting product-market fit right, so anything we could do to …

What AI can and can’t do (yet) for your business

Artificial intelligence is a moving target. Here’s how to take better aim.<p><b>Artificial intelligence (AI)</b> seems to be everywhere. We experience it at …

Machine Learning

The Two Ruinous Mistakes Advisors Make When Following Up with Prospects

Advisors grow their businesses through word of mouth and referrals. But when it comes to active prospecting, most have no clue how to engage a …

Report: AI assistants and chatbots gain traction in the enterprise

Despite concerns over data privacy and immature technology, AI assistants and chatbots are gaining a foothold among businesses, according to a report …

Smartphones becoming primary device for physician and patient communications

Hospitals are making significant investments in smartphone and secure mobile platforms to enable communications between clinicians and between them …

6 Ways to Shape Your CX for Gen Z

Five Steps for CIOs to Cultivate Digital Leadership Mindsets and Behaviors<p>Success in digital business requires different leadership traits than those …

Tech Thinks It Has a Fix for the Problems It Created: Blockchain

SAN FRANCISCO — Worried about someone hacking the next election? Bothered by the way Facebook and Equifax coughed up your personal information?<p>The technology industry has an answer called the blockchain — even for the problems the industry helped to create.<p>The first blockchain was created in 2009 …

Blockchain

How to Build a Business Case for Artificial Intelligence

There is huge enterprise-level interest in artificial intelligence (AI) projects and their potential to fundamentally change the dynamics of business …

How artificial intelligence and machine learning can revolutionize ecommerce

If we learned anything from 2017 it’s that no industry is immune to a downturn. However, “downturn” might be putting what happened in the retail …

Where will Microsoft spend $5B on IoT?

Microsoft’s announcement of $5 billion in new IoT investment is a public demonstration of the company’s commitment to the internet of things, but …

The backward nature of sentiment indicators

Investor sentiment is a useful gauge of potential market direction, but not the way many investors believe.<p>As a child, I vividly remember the cliff …

Google Finds Out 10 Traits That Efficient Managers Have - IT Workforce Journal

Apple's Business Chat means one day you'll ask HomePod for a bank loan

While we wait for Apple to eradicate the Siri message-reading bug inside iOS 11.3, Nuance Communications took a little time to explain the huge …

Three Emerging Trends That Are Upending Our Profession

Last year, I made a number of bold predictions about how the advisory profession is evolving, and what firms are going to have to do to stay ahead of …

5 Questions to Ask When Conducting a Technical Interview

How to Increase Your Influence at Work

10 Mistakes for CIOs to Avoid to Succeed in Digital Transformation

Facial recognition tech moves from smartphones to the boardroom

Facial recognition technology, which has begun to gain traction on mobile devices like the iPhone X and various Android smartphones, could soon show …

Retirement Plans: A Neglected Niche?

The learning curve is steep, and the margins thin, but for advisors willing to jump in, there is plenty of opportunity in the 401(k) plan space.

4 Tips to Plan Your Career Efficiently - IT Workforce Journal

Georgia Records 100,000 Land Titles on Bitcoin Blockchain: BitFury

In April 2016, the Georgian government and the Bitcoin company BitFury initiated a project to record land titles on the Blockchain.<p>Following the …

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