There are two things that your employees really hate that are essential to your success as a company: 1. Training and development: taking time off from their precious work hours in order to go through those stultifying and seemingly pointless mandatory online continuing education hoops HR needs you and your staff to jump through every quarter.
eBay announced the launch of new Promoted Listing ads, which enable advertisers to pay only for clicks that result in an item being purchased.
Bill Gates has expressed serious concerns about artificial intelligence and its threat to humanity, commenting on Elon Musk’s $10 million investment in support of research that keeps AI beneficial to humanity. People are starting to become concerned that the machines we create will eventually be able to turn around on us and betray the trust […]
“Omnichannel” is a word to get used to as I expect we’ll hear this buzzword more and more as the technical marketing term to describe something relatively simple: the seamless customer experience. More on that in a minute. It’s a word used in much of the media reporting on two announcements from enterprise social media […]
Google just announced a new program called Android for Work. It’s basically self-explanatory in that its aim is to get more Android smartphones and tablets in use in the workplace. “Over a billion people today carry Android smartphones—devices that are more powerful than the computers we used just a few years ago,” said Rajen Sheth, […]
Microsoft announced that it has agreed to acquire Revolution Analytics, which provides software and services for statistical computing and predictive analytics programming language “R”. Microsoft says it will use the acquisition to help companies take advantage of R and data science.
eBay announced that eBay Enterprise clients have hit the $1 billion sales milestone. This is across over 6,500 stores, 42 brands, and three continents. eBay merged Magento with eBay Enterprisejust over a year ago. They’re showcasing their solutions at the National Retail Federation Big Show in New York City this week.
It had to happen sooner or later. The social media giant, Facebook, no longer satisfied with invading our personal life, is now gearing up to make an impact in our work life too.
Twitter and IBM announced a new partnership to give enterprises Twitter data through IBM tools and services. Essentially, it’s a combination of Twitter’s “public pulse” of real-time data and IBM’s cloud-based analytics, customer engagement platforms, and consulting services.
The world’s most successful businesspeople have something in common with the world’s greatest inventors. It’s simply this: Instead of answering the questions people are already asking, they look for new, better questions to answer. The thing about business is that it’s already overflowing with vendors, offering the marketplace whatever the marketplace is asking for.