If You Feel Your Creative Potential Is Being Overlooked, It’s Time To Rebrand Yourself

Having a reputation for creativity can be a major boon to your career. In fact, an Adobe/Forrester Research study showed that 82% of leaders surveyed saw a strong link between creativity and business results. If you feel your creative potential is being overlooked, it’s worth the time and effort to

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Philanthropies: Are We Utilizing Our Resources And Skills To Reach Our Goal And Benefit The Most Marginalized?

Philanthropies – be it private foundations, corporate and family funders, LLC’s, or other vehicles for giving – often struggle with the same set of fundamental questions around how to best leverage resources for greater impact. Operating Archetypes, developed by Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors along with members of the Theory of the

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Why Use Strong Passwords? Everyone Knows This, But Too Few People Actually Follow It

Password security is a major concern for companies, and one of the biggest challenges is getting employees to use better password hygiene. To shore up security, you need to find practices that your employees will actually use. To make it easier, consider sharing these five recommendations to help them find

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Instead Of Replacing Them, Businesses Are Merging Mainframe Systems With New Technologies To Expand Their Capabilities

The trusty old mainframe may seem synonymous with a bygone era of computing. Left behind by cloud computing and walled off from next-gen functionalities such as artificial intelligence and business process as a service, it once seemed destined for the dustbin of IT history. But a funny thing happened on

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Blockchain And Web3’s “TrustLess” Data-Decentralized Technologies Might Re-establish Trust In A Distrustful Environment

We noted last year in Blockchain: Changing The Nature Of Doing Business And Re-imagine How To Manage Tangible And Digital Assets, that exciting and creative enterprise use cases built on blockchain-powered systems are driving real productivity and value at scale. As organizations begin to understand blockchain’s utility and promise, they’re

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Why New Consumer Brands Need To Expand Their Operations More Rapidly

The cycle time from the small seed of an idea to successful scale has shortened dramatically. Barriers to entry have never been lower. Capital is plentiful. This may sound like the start to another technology startup story, but actually we are talking about startups in consumer packaged goods. Steve Demos,

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Why Blog Or Use Other Social Media If It’s So Hard To Get People To Follow You?

The email arrived the day after a speech I’d given in London. “You’ve definitely given me some food for thought about my career trajectory, and how to use branding to my advantage,” an executive at a management consulting firm wrote. In my talk, I’d emphasized the importance of content creation

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Reimagining The Workforce: The IT Industry Is Battling For A Limited Supply Of Talented Workers

The history of technology conjures images of lab coat–wearing PhDs wrangling information out of room-size mainframes. Previously synonymous with advanced scientific knowledge, the use of technology is now ubiquitous and becoming more democratized, and recently, more decentralized. Technologists have exchanged lab coats for crewnecks and black jeans; yet, when it

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Managing Multicloud: Automation And Abstraction Make Multicloud Administration Less Difficult

The early days of cloud computing felt boundless. Freed from the limitations of on-premises servers, developers could build exciting new products and services tethered only by their imagination. Unconstrained by bureaucratic processes governing resource utilization, software engineers enjoyed an infinitely scalable palette that could seemingly manifest exactly what they needed

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Ten Easy Ways To Brand Your Website, Blog, And Social Media Images For Faster Brand Recognition

Clarity and consistency are two of the most important factors in developing a memorable, recognised, and recommended brand. Regardless of your sector or company, if you want to brand your website, blog, and social media accounts, you must keep these two aspects in mind, particularly in terms of visual branding.

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Multinationals Spend A Lot On Influencer Marketing, But Are These Investments Really Profitable?

Influencer marketing is a huge industry, with companies around the world spending billions of dollars on these partnerships. But do these investments actually pay off? To quantify the ROI of influencer marketing, the authors analyzed engagement for more than 5,800 influencer posts and identified seven key variables that drive a

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Getting Used To AI – It’s Clear That Artificial Intelligence Has Benefits, But The Question Now Is How To Use It Effectively

Computers were once seen as more or less infallible machines that simply processed discrete inputs into discrete outputs, whose calculations were never wrong. If a problem ever arose in a calculation or business process, it was definitionally caused by human error, not the computer. But as machines encroach on ever-more

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