technology

3 industries that need to invest in tech

The satirical newspaper The Onion once ran a story headlined, “Report: 98 Percent of U.S. Commuters Favor Public Transportation For Others.” This slice of cleverness from 2000 translates well to technology investment today. Because while innovation has become second nature for everything from media companies to retailers, many industries are oddly late to the party. …

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Minority report: Pre-crime technology has arrived

Remember the movie Minority Report, where advanced analytics and supercomputing was able to predict where the next crime would take place and a special police unit was able to arrest murderers before they committed their crime? Well, that technology is not just for Hollywood anymore. Pre-crime technologies are already here The following pre-crime technologies already …

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4 new CRMs your sales team should be looking at

Customer relationship management (CRM) refers to the practices, strategies, and technologies that companies use to manage and analyze customer interactions and data throughout the customer lifecycle, with the goal of improving business relationships with customers, assisting in customer retention, and driving sales growth. CRM systems are designed to compile information on customers across different channels, …

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Why some businesses still aren’t (fully) in the cloud

Unless you live under a rock, or perhaps are from an earlier generation, ‘the cloud’ doesn’t just mean a white puffy mass in the sky. Cloud computing is everywhere and is a key topic of discussion on the internet as well as in the conference room. While most companies have at least ‘some’ footprint in …

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Bringing the game home – Exploring the world of sports and technology

The world of sports will come together again as the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro kick off this August. However, if you’re like most folks around here, you were hearing about the events in London and Beijing before going to bed at night or when you woke up in the morning. It’s almost like …

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