Our society is more stressed than ever before. Technology allows us to get more done, but it also demands more output from employees. More often than not, this means you and your employees feel pressured to break the critical boundary between work and home. Bringing that report home, or answering those last few emails from your couch may seem like a good idea in the moment, b ...
Saving Your Business From Meltdown and Spectre
How do you get rid of a bug that you can’t find, leaves no trace and siphons secrets from supposedly secure applications?
Reflections on Think Summit
There are some moments that just stick with you. That make you think about who you are and what you’re capable of. They make you reevaluate everything you think you know and everything you thought you didn’t. The second annual Biz 417’s Think Summit was that moment for many 417-landers. With world-class speakers, community leaders and inspirational storytellers, the summit wa ...
How Timeshares Can Thrive in an Unstable Time
Unlike disco, timeshares managed to survive the 1970s. But with time, advances in technology and an overall cultural shift, the timeshare industry now faces many new obstacles.
Can Data Analytics Save the World of Customer Service
Though successful in the eCommerce world, data analytics is seldom used in retaining customer loyalty. Customer service techniques have failed to adapt to this new methodology and have yet to fully optimize the tools and information at their disposal.
Technology, Transparency and the Millennial Culture
Consumers expect a level of honesty and transparency from businesses that is unprecedented. If you don’t meet this expectation, you diminish the level of trust that your consumers place in you. Without that trust, your business is put in a very precarious position.
Why the Sudden Evolution of the Trucking Industry?
Technological advancement has always been a driving force behind innovation within the trucking industry starting as early as 1910.
3 Important Innovations Fueling the Trucking Industry
For several years now, the ideas of going green, sustainability and clean energy have gained more and more attention from consumers, policy makers and the media. This attention stems from a larger political and social conversation about climate change and the amount of greenhouse gases that our society produces and pumps into the atmosphere each year.
When Your Data is Exposed, is Your Business Covered?
Compliance is the government’s and industry leaders’ way of making sure your customers and employers’ personal, digital and financial safety are provided for. These aren’t guidelines, but enforceable regulations that have the power to detrimentally affect your business operations in four ways: operational, financial, legal or reputational.
How to Unlock Productivity: Put Your Business in a Glass Box
With the advent of the Internet and smart devices, we quite literally have information at our fingertips. But there’s a reason the saying is knowledge is power, not information is power. Information has limitations - it is only raw data in its purest form - but from it comes knowledge and power.