Technology

Technology has transformed the way we live, creating new forms of communication and new ways of looking at how we blend our professional and personal lives. Check out these posts to explore different technological advances and how they’re driving change in the workforce.

  • Spending a lot of time driving for work? Bored of classic rock and that monotonous talk radio? When you’re on the way to your next business stop and in need of some inspiration, knowledge, or a good laugh, check out these eight podcasts to keep you entertained as you travel. 1. This American Life In…

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  • “The Internet of Things” (IoT) is the network of physical objects embedded with electronics, software, sensors, and network connectivity collecting and exchanging data – or in layman’s terms, the growing number of everyday objects that we have connected to the web, including: watches, thermostats, glasses, televisions, speakers, microwaves, light-switches, and everything in between. IoT quickly…

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  • The workplace is a dynamic, ever-changing environment, undergoing constant fluctuations due to a large number of influences. Given how drastically our offices have changed since the year 2000, predicting the next era of our modern office can be a daunting task. The immediate future is a little clearer, however. Recent trends in technology, mobility, and…

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  • Technology has always been used to advance business. Today however, more and more companies, across a spectrum of industries, are implementing enterprise mobility strategies. And they aren’t just integrating mobile into their current systems; they are using mobility to completely change how they do business and leveraging it to streamline their workflows and increase employee…

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  • In recent Republican and Democratic Presidential debates, candidates have sounded off on the US government’s failure to keep pace with advancements in technology. The issues with Healthcare.gov caused a lot of swirl and finger pointing and brought outdated federal government information technology to the forefront. The government is decades behind current technology on cyber security,…

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  • The Consumer Electronics Show is not a place for agoraphobics or the faint-of-heart. With over 2.5 million square feet of exhibit space and 170,000 attendees attempting to navigate the many venues, the event can easily overwhelm. There were scores of drones, super-thin TVs and mind-blowing Virtual Reality, but this year, car tech stole the show….

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  • How have you been recently? Busy? I thought so. You are not alone: Americans from New York to North Dakota feel their lives are more hectic than ever. It’s easy to see why. All our technology, social media connections, and ubiquitous Wi-Fi have enabled us to always be “on,” even when it might be better…

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  • Every company from Google, Delphi, Mercedes, Tesla, Nissan, Apple, to most recently Uber has been working on bringing the first self-driving car to market. Already, self-driving cars have made the trip from New York to San Francisco. Google cars without steering wheels or brakes have cruised the streets of Silicon Valley. And as recently as…

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  • Thanksgiving has come and gone, and we’re in the heart of the holiday season. For most of us, this means less time on the road, at the office, or in meetings, and more time at home. And while I’m sure we could all use a little downtime, sometimes journeying home and spending time with family…

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  • While the office may never be completely paperless, the workplace has already gone digital. Over the last few decades many of the tree-killing practices of yesterday have given way to a bevy of electronic options. Email has largely replaced snail-mail, but the digitization of office life extends beyond communication alone. Programs like Google Docs, Square,…

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