Too many leaders succumb to fear of missing out (FOMO) when new tech trends emerge and demand that something – anything – using the new tech be implemented immediately. This leads to wasted investment, missed opportunity and disillusionment about the new landscape. Emerging technologies are critical and demand attention and
Many sustainability initiatives focus on improving the sustainability of products and operations in legacy or adjacent markets or on achieving sustainability gains by exploring new markets with a more diverse set of products. This is a variation on the classic “where to play/how to win” strategy familiar to most executives.
“Nudging” – the strategy of changing users’ behavior based on how apparently free choices are presented to them – has come a long way since the concept was popularized by University of Chicago economist Richard Thaler and Harvard Law School professor Cass Sunstein in 2008. With so much data about
The internet has revolutionized the business world and changed how we conduct business. Any business that aims to increase its visibility and boost profit needs to pay much attention to top ranking factors, including local SEO – which introduces the topic of the local search algorithm. Local SEO is one
Boards have a unique role in helping their organizations manage cybersecurity threats. They do not have day to day management responsibility, but they do have oversight and fiduciary responsibility. Don’t leave any questions about critical vulnerabilities for tomorrow. Asking the smart questions at your next board meeting might just prevent
The world’s first 5G network launched in 2019, and 5G networks have now been delivered by at least 209 operators, spanning 83 countries. 5G offers significantly improved performance over earlier network technologies. But have consumers really noticed? Download speeds are now much faster, but most smartphone applications do not need
The world’s major cloud providers are rushing to offer serverless computing services. Here’s everything you need to know about what it means to go serverless and how it could benefit your business. This comprehensive guide covers what serverless computing is and how it could reduce the complexity and cost of
Automated tools that help to lift, sort, and move goods around warehouses can substantially improve efficiency and quality. But how do the millions of workers employed in warehouses around the world feel about these changes? The authors conducted a series of interviews with on-the-ground workers and identified several common hopes
The European Commission has today released new rules on targeted political advertising, restricting how internet users’ personal information can be used. Organisations using targeting and amplification techniques would need to explain them clearly and in detail, and would be banned from using sensitive personal data without the explicit consent of
“Personal branding” is a concept that sounds like a buzzword. Everyone says that you should develop one, but what does it really mean to build a personal brand? To be sure, there are a lot of different elements to consider when it comes to building a successful personal brand. In
There are many types of entrepreneurship – from inventing and building prototypes in your basement or garage to side hustles to raising venture capital and developing the latest new software to change the world. One of the fastest-growing is also one that got its name most recently: content entrepreneurship. Curious?
Like any typical home movie, this one started in a dusty basement with boxes of old footage. Some conversations in 2019, a field trip to a data center, and an unexpected stop at a hardware store later, came together into a story-our story. Like all home movies, there’s a good