Living Out Loud

Living out loud in the 21st century: why we are never alone

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I was recently invited to be a mentor at a speed mentoring event in the Silicon Valley. I was curious to experience

Cisco building a Gold Medal legacy with the Pan Am/Parapan Am Games

As we celebrate the achievement and dedication of the athletes who competed in the Toronto Pan Am Games, and those who will be competing in the Parapan Am Games this month, it's worth

Published on: August 10th, 2015 Marylka Empey

User experience design: Building a website people will want to use

If you bring in a consultant to analyze the effectiveness of your corporate website, they will soon start talking about UXD. They are referring to "user experience design," a term coined by Donald

Published on: August 7th, 2015 Roz Bahrami

How Raspberry Pi is priming the pump for a new generation of innovation

Participating in the Internet of Things (IoT) might increase the need for a database performance analyzer for identifying performance issues, showing trends while establishing baseline and ensuring SQL servers perform faster, but it’s

Published on: August 4th, 2015 Robert Cordray

Flash and other signs your website needs an update

When a potential customer comes to your website, you have about 15 seconds of their time to persuade them to stay and look around at the products and services you offer. In that

Published on: July 28th, 2015 Roz Bahrami

BlackBerry hones in on security as company’s purpose

The big announcement at the BlackBerry Security Summit held in New York today focused on the sheer size and scope of the Internet of Things (IoT) and BlackBerry’s focus on winning in that

Published on: July 24th, 2015 Jim Love

Can Apple CarPlay help lower your insurance payments?

Primarily, Apple CarPlay offers multiple advantages to drivers and it might directly affect insurance premiums. By combining a driver's mobile device and car dashboard, it becomes less time-consuming to fiddle with both. Also,

Published on: July 22nd, 2015 Robert Cordray

How to lead a successful startup: Erin Bury, 88 Creative

While rank is synonymous with the military and C-level is synonymous with corporations, hierarchy and startups go together like oil and water. In a startup, titles aren't used as an outlet for ego boosting.

Published on: July 20th, 2015 Ashley Huffman

How online training increases employee engagement

You have to go a long way to find any employee truly engaged with their work these days. According to Gallup's State of the Workplace report released in 2014, only 13 percent of workers

Published on: July 16th, 2015 Roz Bahrami

5 things a first-time entrepreneur needs to know when selecting a BPM software

This article lists five things that business owners need to consider when selecting a BPM solution. It will help anyone looking to buy a BPM solution. 1 Scope Of Process Management The most

Published on: July 14th, 2015 Robert Cordray

Five ways online training saves your company money

While research supports the growing value and engagement employees find in online learning opportunities, many companies currently find themselves at the crossroads of deciding whether to abandon their traditional training practices in favor

Published on: July 13th, 2015 Roz Bahrami

Where have all the people gone? They must have gone on mute.

When was the last time that you attended a business meeting? If it was a regional one, chances are pretty good that it was by way of videoconferencing or conference call. But what

Published on: July 9th, 2015 Lou Milrad

An Intro SQL and what it accomplishes for business

SQL (structured query language) is a basic programming language that is used to send information, retrieve information, and organize information in a database. It’s critical for big businesses, and increasingly more for medium

Published on: July 8th, 2015 Robert Cordray

Customer emotions equal brand success

Forget about all that talk about personal budget keeping and consumers researching for best buys and purchasing based on logical choices of best value. The truth is, people are much more apt to

Published on: July 6th, 2015 Roz Bahrami

Video: The unstoppable force running through advertising

With advances in technology and changes in media consumption, video has become the talk of the town for advertisers and consumers alike. In just the last few years the medium has grown leaps

Published on: July 3rd, 2015 Joseph Vito DeLuca