Tech Insights

The Future of Language Learning
By Carsten Peters, Language Mining Company

I have been a language learner as long as I can remember. On average I spend 1-2 hours daily on learning languages. I do different activities, use all kinds of tools, and I switch languages to keep myself motivated...

The Bermuda Triangle: poor financial knowledge
By Steven Tait, Senior Consultant, EY

Nowadays, retail companies and their CRM providers are increasingly looking into innovative ways to enrich the stock of knowledge about their customers. Get to know your customers is a crucial aspect for every ...

By Martin Mellor ACMA, Senior Finance Management Specialist, Nottingham Trent University

When your business is first starting out, accounting tasks may initially be conducted by your core staff, with managers or even general office staff taking the reins of your day-to-day financial responsibilities.

How to spare money doing trade marketing? A case for pharmaceutical companies
By Andre Bergmann, Key-Account-Manager, Navicon

Conducting marketing activities at the points of sale and permanent sale promotion via partner network require solid investment. How to plan successful marketing campaigns and assess their efficiency? Our answer is in the article of Evgeniy Golubitskiy, Product Head at the Department of Innovations, Navicon.

Stop selling and start educating
By Jason Sayen, Director of Business Development, LK & Associates

In a world that is transparent, globally connected and where information is available at our fingertips, education has become a more important part of the sales process than ever before across all industries.

Considerations for the Enterprise drone user
By Mike Albang, CPA, CFA, VP Finance, Costanoa Ventures

We invest in the very early stages of a company when most founders don’t prioritize a finance hire and precious cash is reserved (rightfully so) for engineers and product hires. As things progress, company resources are focused on sales, marketing and customer success to capitalize on early customer traction. Finance is not a high priority and often not deliberately planned.

A College Grad’s Biggest “Adulting” Challenge: Managing Money
By Kenny Soto, Student Of The Internet, VaynerMedia

I am not a financial expert nor a certified financial advisor, so please take this article as sheer anecdotal evidence. These are the resources I used to get out of debt and manage my finances. What works for me will be completely different for you.

Advanced Service as a New Business Model for Manufacturing
By Ali Ziaee Bigdeli, Senior Research Fellow, Aston Business School

Earlier this week, I gave a keynote talk at the Future Manufacturing Conference 2017 at the Royal Bank of Scotland in Edinburgh. The conference was organised by the Scottish Manufacturing Advisory Service (SMAS), and the key theme was around the impacts of Industry 4.0 on the manufacturing operations.

Big data in the healthcare & pharmaceutical market is estimated to witness a strong growth rate by 2030
By Sukumari Shorey, Manager - Digital Marketing, Radiant Insights

Global big data in the healthcare & pharmaceutical market is estimated to witness a strong growth rate during the forecast years (from 2017 to 2030). The term big data describes large data sets.

Can Southeast Asia capitalize on artificial intelligence?
By Diaan-Yi Lin, Senior Partner & Managing Partner, McKinsey

Artificial intelligence (AI) technologies can benefit Southeast Asia in many ways, from making much-needed services more accessible, to enhancing the quality of jobs across the region. Attaining these improvements won’t be easy, but positive outcomes will be more likely if the right investments, education programs, and policies are in place.

Collaboration in the Cloud - A Unified Theory
By Mark Mader, President & CEO, Smartsheet Inc.

In the first article of this series, I posited that a meaningful strategy for accomplishing collaborative work in the cloud can only be achieved by thinking more holistically than has traditionally been the case.

Hosted vs. Cloud PBX & why it matters to know the difference in large UCaaS deployments
By Brad Carrell, IT/Telecom Solutions Consultant

With over 250+ Hosted/Cloud PBX providers out there you should know what you are really buying when you peel the onion layers off. This article was written with Enterprise IT departments in mind.

By Oleg Shilovitsky, CEO / co-founder, OpenBOM(TM)

Money is coming to cloud PLM vendors. Earlier this week, my attention was caught by Propel PLM announcement about raising $18M in series B...

By Mauri Lawler, Chief Clinical Officer, EIR Healthcare.

Smart technology has become indispensable in many infrastructures. Our homes and cities - even our roads and sidewalks - along with many public facilities are “connected” and designed...

By Mike Lee, Global Leader, Wealth & Asset Management

Data is a subject that is top of mind for most organizations right now. It not only comes up in most of my client meetings, but also in conversations...

By Tim Perry, Chief Information Officer (CIO), Healthcare Too.

Healthcare is changing. Not only for physicians and hospitals but also for yoga studios, financial advisers, massage therapists, food...

By Lan Liu, PM Intern,TuSimple

A common scenario in a Chinese pediatrics building at midnight looks like this — baby cries, distraught parents, exhausted doctors with bare sleep, and a long...

By Siddhartha Mishra, CEO-SD Global Technology.

The Internet of Things (IoT) is already revolutionizing healthcare. In simple terms, the IoT for healthcare comprises devices and applications that are able to connect to healthcare IT systems through computer networks.

By Lilly Desai, Consulting Practice Director, Oracle Financial Services Software Ltd.

Was watching an episode of a popular medical series where a senior citizen meets with an accident on his tour and gets admitted to the local...

By Alexander Salas, Instructional System Designer, Dell Technologies

Whether you are a techie person or not, there’s a big chance that you may have heard the terms Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented Reality (AR) and...

By Joe Higgins, Senior Systems Administrator, The Citco Group of Companies

Nearly every new technology is disruptive to the extent that it’s expected to replace older technologies. Sometimes, as with the cloud, old technology is simply rebranded to make it more...

By Herman Scheepers,Senior Technologist and Data Scientist,IS3

In this article I would like to explore new opportunities for value, innovation, and disruption driven by information and AI in the domain...

By Dominic Venturo, Executive Vice President, Chief Innovation Officer, U.S. Bank

I’ve been following new technologies in the banking industry for many years, watching them disrupt long-established processes.

By Pierre Nanterme,Chairman and CEO, Accenture

There are reasons to be optimistic as we begin 2018. Self-sustaining growth in the global economy and the recovery of international trade have...

By Emiliano Del Fiume, Client Executive, Unisys

Organisations are concerned about risks of 'vendor lock-in'. Fears are rooted in mainframe era when capex on a specific technology usually drove...

By Mike Gregoire,CEO at CA Technologies

As the CEO of a $4 billion technology company and chairman-elect of the World Economic Forum’s IT Governors Steering Committee, I remain vigilantly...

By Peggie Koon, CEO & Founder, Leading Change, LLC

n case you haven’t noticed, “Reality” is BIG business. There are “Reality” shows about everything and everyone on every type of media – from FB,...

By Brandon Sapsara, Entrepreneur, Systems-Thinker and Blockchain Enthusias

Conviviality is defined by renown Austrian priest Ivan Illich as individual freedom realized through greater autonomy and personal interdependence....

By Chloé Meredith, PhD, People Analytics Consultant, iNostix

People Analytics Consultant at iNostix
In the 2017 Deloitte Global Human Capital Trends*, it was stated that the....

By Tim Perry, Co-founder & CIO, Healthcare Too

I like technology and the value technology services can deliver. I have a made a career of developing, implementing, overseeing, and improving...

By Lowell McAdam, CEO, Verizon

In a recent conference call with investors, I reviewed Verizon’s 2017 financial and operational results, the implications of tax reform to Verizon...

By Mark V. Hurd, CEO, Oracle

The technology industry is at a critical inflection point, as the cloud and other new technologies represent the biggest and most significant changes...

By Michael Xie, Founder, President and CTO, Fortinet

I have never seen anyone pull into a parking space, get out of their car and leave their laptop, wallet, iPhone, social security card, list of most important...