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The Commercial and Creative Cataclysm

<i>"If you don’t like what’s being said, change the conversation."</i><br>— Don Draper, "Mad Men"<p>(Read Part 1, Part 2, Part 3 and Part 4 of this Death of …

Advertising

Using AI to Detect Strokes and Other Medical Conditions

American writer, futurist, and businessman Alvin Toffler observed major technological innovations – including television, the birth control pill, and …

A Brave New Mall

<i>"I want God, I want poetry, I want danger,<br>I want freedom, I want sin."</i><br>— Aldous Huxley, "Brave New World"<p>This week it was announced Sears will be …

Time to Uninstall Facebook?

We live in a world where we are inundated with more information on a daily basis than we can possibly process. It is an over-communicated …

Up Your Game – Merge Business and IT Skills

<i>(Content sponsored by Capella University)</i><p>Not long ago, technical skills were all that IT and analytics professionals needed to grow their careers. …

Inside the Emotion Machine – AI and the Social Dilemma

Already, computing systems are outperforming humans in many tasks that profoundly shape our everyday lives in the fields of transportation, …

Blockchain Spotlight on Synthium Health

There are many aspects of the healthcare industry that are ripe for streamlining with blockchain. For instance, my last Blockchain Spotlight article …

5 Ways to Convert Big Data Analytics into Big Value

Big data analytics has rapidly become a critically important driver of business success across different sectors. Big data can offer a lot of value …

Big Data

The Cybersecurity Talent Gap - 4 Priorities for Business Leaders

New research shows corporate demand for cybersecurity skills is rising faster than internal supply, with innovative thinking needed to plug the gap – …

Employee Engagement

How Employees Feel About AI in the Workplace

Four out of five employees see significant opportunity for artificial intelligence (AI) to create a more engaging and empowering workplace …

Artificial Intelligence

Blockchain Spotlight on WELL

The healthcare as an industry – and medical records, in particular – is an environment that is ripe for disruption via blockchain technologies. I’ve …

Blockchain

How to Tell if a Company is Customer Obsessed

Today's customers evaluate a company on the experience that they receive. Oftentimes, the entire sales cycle experience (pre-sales, purchase and …

Customer Experience

University of Edinburgh Launches Fellowships in Data-Driven Innovation

One of the UK's leading universities has announced plans to appoint 30 highly prestigious Chancellor’s Fellowships in Data-Driven Innovation.<p>The …

Blockchain Spotlight on Ponder

As I continue my Blockchain Spotlight series, I find that the world still hasn’t found the killer app that the typical consumer will understand and …

Blockchain

Gartner to Cover Pressing Issues at Data & Analytics Summit 2018

Data and analytics leaders are fueling digital transformation, creating monetization opportunities, improving the customer experience and reshaping …

The Only 3 Email Outreach KPIs You Should Care About (And How To Improve Them)

There is no doubt that you’ve heard the headlines. Things like, “Cold email is dead!” Or even, “Email is dying.”<p>While certainly we are in tumultuous …

5 Cybersecurity Predictions for 2018

From the Internet of Things to the cloud to artificial intelligence, industries are seeing a wave of technologies that have the potential to …

Blockchain Spotlight on PolySwarm

Computer malware, viruses, hacks, phishing and the like are a problem that just continues to grow as our lives become more and more connected to …

8 Technologies to Watch in 2018

From the Internet of Things to the cloud to artificial intelligence, industries are seeing a wave of technologies that have the potential to …

Top 5 Workplace Trends for 2018

Recently, The Workforce Institute at Kronos Incorporated, which provides research and education on critical workplace issues facing organizations, …

Blockchain Spotlight on Nurucoin

In Season 1 of the Crackle original series StartUp, one of the main characters creates a new cryptocurrency to rival Bitcoin that they call GenCoin. …

Central Africa

Growing Agriculture with IoT

One of the basic human needs for the sustenance of life is food. What is the genesis for the food we consume on a daily basis? In a word – …

6 Must-Read Books for Data Pros

<i>(This article is a sponsored placement written by Capella University, and republished from the Capella blog.)</i><p>You’ll find a large selection of books …

Business Benefits of Mobile Business Intelligence

In the current smartphone and tablet era, the Mobile Business Intelligence (BI) solution is gaining increasing attention among the worldwide business …

Blockchain Spotlight on Pally

We’ve seen a great explosion of disrupting and enabling technologies in recent years that allow your average Joe to get involved in marketplaces that …

Clothes that Talk in Space (and Earth)

<i>"Space Mountain may be the oldest ride in the park, but it has the longest line."</i><br>— Ric Flair<p>(Read Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3 of this Space Analytics …

The Naked Emperors Versus Barcodes

<i>"The Emperor [not wanting to be overdressed]: I don't want to blind them, I just want them to blink a little."</i><br>— The Emperor's New Clothes<p>(Read Part …

The Interruption Disruption

(Read Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3 of this Death of Advertising series.)<p>Facebook's mid-roll ads haven't brought the publisher revenue as promised. …

Capella University 2017 Women in Analytics Winners

You'll notice the term "Data Scientist" isn't gender specific. To encourage more women to enter the analytics profession, Capella University, in …

Is the Old Barter System the New Apocalypse for Advertisers?

(Read Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3 of this Death of Advertising series.)<p>Bunz Trading Zone reveals an interesting demographic trait: that the Gen Z is …