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The IT skills shortage — fact or myth?

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For some years now, I have been seeing a reasonably large number of articles about the "impending skills shortage" in IT. Based

Latest victim of app disruption: your performance review

Employees of tomorrow may never experience the night-before-the-annual-performance-review jitters as workers wait in agitated anticipation of discovering whether they rate as good, bad, or adequate. For workers of present, when the day arrives,

Published on: March 7th, 2016 Roz Bahrami

4 benefits of making the move to Windows 10

Many business users are reluctant to upgrade to Windows 10. Some of them simply don't see the need to upgrade. Other business users don't feel it would be worth the risk. If their

Published on: March 7th, 2016 Robert Cordray

What are Vinod Khosla’s personal KPIs?

There were some eye openers at the 2016 Startup Grind Conference when Vinod Khosla shared the KPIs that have guided him during his 30-year venture capital investor career. Khosla started out stating that,

Published on: March 2nd, 2016 Geoff Foulds

Guy Kawasaki’s top 10 errors of entrepreneurs and how to avoid them

How can you not like a guy born in Hawaii who loves hockey so much he now plays every day? That's Guy Kawasaki. Although I feel obligated to tell you, Guy, that only

Published on: February 26th, 2016 Geoff Foulds

What feedback apps will work best in your business?

Of all the mobile apps developed that impact human resources departments, the ones that have potential to reinvent standard HR protocols are the feedback apps. Somehow these apps are starting to take over

Published on: February 17th, 2016 Roz Bahrami

5 things to know about cloud security

Cloud storage services and applications have proven to be a real game changer for today's businesses. Greater reliance on cloud services is a trend that is not expected to stop. According to one cloud

Published on: February 16th, 2016 Robert Cordray

Confession: I’m still not sure what big data is, so here are the basics

Big data has quickly become one of the most popular new catchphrases in the business world. However, few people stop to really explain it. Partially this is because there are many who discuss

Published on: February 12th, 2016 Robert Cordray

Healthcare and recent technology developments

The conduct of clinical trial will witness significant changes over the coming few years. The emergence of new technologies and continued exponential growth of data and information generated daily in the clinic and

Published on: February 10th, 2016 Tamer Marzouk

The art of creating a valuable white paper is about understanding your customers

Looking to effectively market your communications collateral is an art. Even what may seem like the most inscrutable of decisions can make a huge impact on your results. Like the inclusion of a

Published on: February 10th, 2016 Fawn Annan

Have you heard of the most powerful technology for business in the 21st century?

There is this old technology you may have heard of that is about to make a comeback to the business world. It is the secret sauce to the future of life and work

Published on: February 9th, 2016 Ayelet Baron

What it means that Intel is becoming a ‘post-PC’ company

20 years ago, Intel Corp. would routinely host open houses for its staff, showcasing what the computing world would look like 5 years later after all of its innovations were factored in. At that point,

Published on: February 9th, 2016 Robert Cordray

5 things your recruiting software needs to do now and in the future

The cost of hiring the wrong candidate for the job is high and only getting higher. As a result, human resources professionals are increasingly turning to recruitment software to help them match applicants

Published on: February 8th, 2016 Roz Bahrami

Celebrating Facebook’s 12th Anniversary

12 years ago today, the world changed forever. An opportunity was churned into an idea, and that idea is what turned PHP code into a thing. That thing being Facebook. From that point on,

Published on: February 4th, 2016 Ashley Huffman

Cisco leverages IT, marketing, and CSR expertise to launch Women Entrepreneurs Circle

What do you get when an IT giant looks to solve a corporate social responsibility (CSR) challenge in the Canadian economy, and decides to leverage their internal business strengths and connected relationships with

Published on: February 3rd, 2016 Cheryl Sylvester