No matter what the business, Artificial Intelligence (AI) is going to have an impact. It is changing the way consumers consume, changing the way companies create and changing the way industries generate value. It is also improving how givernments function including both service to citizens and national security missions. The bad news is that AI is also being used by criminals … [Read more...] about What The Board Needs To Know About Artificial Intelligence
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Bitcoin was the first implementation of a working blockchain technology. The idea has been built on with several other implementations. One of the most exciting is Ethereum. In some instances Ethereum's coin, Ether, is compared with Bitcoin, and you see both cited in cryptocurrency value listings. But Ethereum's implementation of blockchain goes far beyond the one behind … [Read more...] about What Executives Should Know About Ethereum
One hundred percent of board of directors and other executive leaders I interact with know of the blockchain. Not all are fans of cryptocurrency, but all seem to be deeply interested in exploring the business impact of the distributed ledger that makes cryptocurrencies work. There are quite a few interesting use cases out there. Some may hold great potential. But there are … [Read more...] about What Should Executives Know About How Blockchain, Smart Contracts and Cryptocurrencies Are Disrupting Business?
Getting the most out of your employees can be a challenge, if when you feel you've hired the right people. There are many aspects that contribute toward efficiency and productivity. It may take some thought and some new initiatives to get the best from each person on your staff. Here are some suggestions for working toward that goal. Put People Where They'll Perform the … [Read more...] about Ways To Boost Productivity Among Your Staff
Smart technologies exist in almost every sector imaginable, and in many cases, they assist industries that haven’t historically embraced innovations. As a result, employees and company leaders are getting acquainted with new ways to work and achieve goals. 1. Accounting Although the professionals within it are undeniably useful — especially near tax time — the accounting … [Read more...] about 4 Surprising Industries Capitalizing on the Smart Tech Boom
Perhaps you’ve decided to emphasize productivity more than ever in your workplace and want to know whether it’s legal to use software that tracks how employees use their computers. Below, we’ll investigate the laws surrounding that issue and why you might want to see what employees do — or fail to do — as well as introduce three monitoring tools to try. The Basics of the Legal … [Read more...] about 3 Software Programs That Let Businesses Monitor Employees’ Computers
In the past, the most information that advertisers and product promoters wanted to know was your area of residence and your age. However, in the modern marketplace, that information has almost become irrelevant. Modern advertisers and media companies can use information of nearly all the attributes of any viewer. Technology has enabled advertisers and media companies to collect … [Read more...] about How Big Data Can Improve Your Brand’s Consumer Experience