The adoption of advanced technology in the workplace is ushering in a new industrial revolution. Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning are transforming today’s workplace by optimizing tasks, yielding greater insights and improving efficiency for better results. AI uses computer systems to simulate human intelligence processes at rapid speeds. These processes may include learning, reasoning … Continue reading “The Rise of Artificial Intelligence in the Workplace”
Mobile apps help consumers obtain news and information quickly, make purchases, download music and interact with companies directly. Now such apps are being developed to help businesses revolutionize workplace functions and improve productivity. Smartphones are the devices of choice for most Americans who spend nearly four hours a day on their phones. Marketing research firm … Continue reading “Intelligent Apps Take Center Stage”
With 12.1 billion mobile devices expected to be in use around the world by 2018, employees inevitably are bringing their own smart phones and tablets to work and want to use them. This has led companies to develop “bring your own device” (BYOD) policies to govern the use of personal mobile devices in the workplace. … Continue reading “Is Mobile Malware a Threat to Your Network?”
With hurricanes, floods, fires and other weather-related events increasing in frequency and severity, it’s now more important than ever for companies to keep their disaster recovery plans current. A well-designed plan for business continuity and disaster recovery enables a company to react quickly to unexpected events and perhaps lessen the impact on business operations. Business … Continue reading “Keeping Your Disaster Recovery Plan Current”
Last summer, the Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration issued its operational rules for commercial use of drones. The rules allow drones to be used commercially in the U.S. if they weigh less than 55 pounds and operate at a maximum altitude of 400 feet, which is below commercial airspace. However, drones cannot be flown … Continue reading “Drone Technology Takes Off”
The growth of mobile technology is changing every industry and reaching all corners of the world. According to a report by industry giant Ericsson, 70% of the world’s population will be using smartphones by 2020 and 90% will be covered by mobile broadband networks. More adults now access the internet through smartphones than through desktop … Continue reading “Addressing Mobile Security Threats in the Workplace”
Nearly 60 percent of smartphone users say they’ve transmitted information pertaining to their well-being to doctors by way of mobile devices, according to a recent survey.
The idea that the internet could connect any device with an on/off switch to people and other devices, often without human intervention, must have seemed like science fiction at the end of the 20th century when the term “internet of things” (IoT) was first coined. The IoT transformation is happening so quickly that companies are … Continue reading “Incorporating the Internet of Things into Business Strategy”
Tech employers are willing to increase what they pay to entice the best of the best, according to a newly released survey.
There’s no shortage of indicators that describe how the economy is performing, but some of the most telling signs are business creation and hiring.