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2 Guides and 3 Tips to Improve Your Cybersecurity
The key to website security (and your overall cybersecurity) is taking smart, proactive steps to make your data and your business more secure.
10 Principles for Thriving in the New Industrial Revolution
It’s time to rethink your business model, adopt a platform approach, and take additional steps to thrive in the new industrial revolution.
Here’s How to Protect Your Website Before Something Goes Wrong
You could hope nothing goes wrong, or you can take these 3 steps to protect your website and your business peace of mind.
Trust Me, You Don’t Wanna Cry
Data disruptions are costly and time-consuming for any business. The good news: take these steps to improve your cybersecurity and mitigate your risk.
2018 Tech Trends to Watch Now
From data-driven diversity to leveraging our know-how to monitor and improve humanity, these 14 tech trends will impact how we live and work.
Three Cybersecurity Steps You Should Put in Place Right Now
Cybersecurity is a very big deal. Just ask the health systems that have had their data hacked. The retail chains that have had customer credit card information stolen. Or even the hotel that paid to remove ransomware after all its guests were locked out of their...
Here’s Why Chatbots Aren’t Ready for Prime Time
It's time to talk about chatbots again. Last year I asked if chatbots would solve customer service. As companies, we want automation to take over simple tasks. But, as consumers, we want something else. We want seamless transactions and brand consistency. We can...
The Future of Design is Immaterial
The first time I watched CSI: Miami I was hooked. No, not on the show -- on the uber-cool screen in the lab the characters were manipulating with their hands to pull up information. I wanted one. If that was the future of design, it was pretty awesome. Today, of...
The Growing Importance of Voice Recognition
I think I'm in love, and her name is Alexa. Alexa is the voice of Amazon's Echo. I purchased an Echo recently to start to understand how voice recognition and connected devices are going to change the way we live and work. Make no mistake, this stuff will be...