July 17, 2018 | By: Kevin Faber
The technology world is changing at a very fast pace and new trends keep on emerging every day. The latest product that has received a warm reception and excited many business managers is Artificial Intelligence. Everybody is fascinating about AI because it promises to be an effective way of performing routine tasks and can be applied to the various sectors of the economy.
July 11, 2018 | By: Emma Miller
In the world of small businesses, there are only three golden rules you need to keep in mind:
June 28, 2018 | By: Kevin Faber
Data analytics is a powerful tool, one that has the capacity to benefit small businesses just as easily as larger and more well-established organizations. While many new startups lack the in-house resources and expertise needed to generate, collate and analyze large volumes of data in order to produce useful insight, there are a variety of services and resources that can provide an ideal solution. The information gleaned through data analytics can be of immense benefit to business owners. Finding the big data solutions that are best suited to their needs and budget is no longer a concern that business owners can afford to take lightly.
June 26, 2018 | By: Devin Morrissey
It hurts to fail. The feeling of defeat can make even the hardest of workers feel worthless. It’s hard to face the reality that your work or dreams won’t live up to your expectations, and giving up might seem like the next step. However, failure teaches important lessons, and though it seems contradictory, it can often lead to success. Failure gives you the necessary experience you need to improve, but more importantly, it teaches you to get back up.
June 25, 2018 | By: Paul Sloane
How can you assess how innovative your business is? The Innovation Sophistication Index is a list of just 24 statements. For each statement you score one point if you fully agree with it for your organization. Please try the list below.
June 11, 2018 | By: Emma Miller
In today’s business world the quality of your website can either make or break your company. It is one of the main means of communication with your customers and potential business partners. In addition, you can represent your brand, company values, and products. But simply creating an ordinary website is never enough, it requires constant work and upgrades so as to follow the ever-changing tech demands, along with the growing needs of new users.
June 7, 2018 | By: Ryan Ayers
For some, problem-solving comes naturally, and others most develop the skill. In any case, there are some careers that are especially suited for people who enjoy managing people, events and things to create positive outcomes. These professionals are highly skilled at using information and knowledge to resolve issues and engineer solutions. Certain fields require just this kind of heightened skill in problem resolution, and they reward professionals who are up for the task handsomely.
May 23, 2018 | By: Vidya Priya Rao
Imagine a world where customer service, procurement, marketing, finance, operations, human resources, and sales can truly help each other and work together, instead of stepping on each others’ toes and pointing fingers. A world where all parts of the organizations work together with a shared sense of purpose, no matter how different their cultures, processes, and systems, have been in the past.
May 22, 2018 | By: Emma Miller
The customer is always right. The timeless aphorism holds truer now than it ever did before, as the customer truly drives the ever-changing trends and shapes the industry, with companies battling each other to stay relevant in the hearts and minds of their devoted audience.
May 18, 2018 | By: Ryan Ayers
Startups often lead their industries in innovation—they’re full of fresh ideas, thinkers with big dreams, and the flexibility to create impactful change. But what about other organizations? Innovation is a must for every company, whether the organization is a large corporation or a small nonprofit. Unfortunately, many nonprofits are some of the least innovative companies in operation.
May 15, 2018 | By: Devin Morrissey
In a world constantly changed by the digital transformation, one industry consistently lags behind all the rest: healthcare. For those within the field, it is open knowledge that while other industries are quick to adopt and implement novel technologies, in healthcare the change comes slowly.
May 9, 2018 | By: Kevin Faber
Disruptive database technologies have mandated retailers to innovate to keep up with market trends and competition. While this may seem costly, it’s the only way businesses can stay relevant. Project managers are expecting a higher return and lower costs on technology projects.
May 7, 2018 | By: Rob Hoehn
IdeaScale’s second largest customer segment is in the field of education (our largest segment is our work in government innovation) and it’s been growing steadily over the past four years. One of the reasons that we think there’s a renewed focus on innovation in education, is because numerous emerging trends impact education at every level: from remote learning to the maker movement and the gig economy.
May 2, 2018 | By: Anthony Ferrier
We often talk about the role of innovation in an age of constant, radical disruption, as defined by the 4th industrial revolution. Within this new environment, innovation leaders should play an essential role in helping the organization thrive and drive growth.
May 1, 2018 | By: Noah Rue
Beer is one of the oldest alcoholic beverages. It was brewed around the ancient world at various times, in Mesopotamia (known today as Iraq), ancient Iran, ancient China, Egypt, and Armenia, ranging from 3,500 to 10,000 years ago. Beer was one of the first fermentation processes undertaken by humans.