Innovating online is both a simple and difficult process. Many companies have grand visions for how they’re going to disrupt their chosen industries, but ultimately fail due to poor execution. Others start with a simple goal in mind, little funding, and yet end up becoming worth $1 billion or more. Here are a few examples… Continue reading 3 Companies Disrupting Online Tech in 2015
It’s hard to remember what the world was like when you had to use a land line at your house or even a payphone while out and about. We’ve had devices embedded in our pockets and palms for so long that some might not be able to imagine life without them. This timeline by the… Continue reading #Infographic: The evolution of the mobile phone
The advent of global and communications technologies has been at the forefront of business and consumer industries for years, allowing us to share data, ideas and collaborative tools instantly around the world. However, the private sector isn’t the only industry to be revolutionized by the digital age. Technological advances in the public sector has seen… Continue reading 3 of the hottest tech innovations being used for the public sector
The good news: Samsung has made a breakthrough that inches us closer to having 5G mobile broadband technology at our fingertips. The bad news: it likely won’t be available to the public until around 2020. According to their Samsung Tomorrow blog: Samsung Electronics announced that it has successfully developed the world’s first adaptive array transceiver… Continue reading Samsung makes breakthrough in 5G technology but doesn’t expect commercialization until 2020
Beatles used semaphore signals to promote Help!, their 5th British album. On original British cover, band members hand-gestured to spell out LPUS (on reverse print) or Help Us. It’s a clever use no doubt; but how do you communicate business messages? Do you hand gesture? Or, do you use homing pigeons and torch signals? Definitely… Continue reading Have you used the right technology in business communication?
Most advances in technology are synonymous with increased costs and unclear effects on liability exposure. However, that is not necessarily the case when it comes to home phone service. Many of you may be paying for a traditional landline phone service that is actually costing you a lot more than the more cutting-edge option: VoIP… Continue reading VoIP vs. landlines: the showdown
The unraveling of the AT&T merger with T-Mobile was not entirely bad for the fourth largest mobile carrier in the US. They get $3 billion. It isn’t enough to keep them afloat for more than a year or two, but it does buy them time to find someone else. It gives them time to formulate… Continue reading Who will buy T-Mobile now?
While it’s clear that the internet has become one of our primary methods of communication with friends and family, it’s only been in recent years that the emergence of using different internet tools has really emerged in the business world. Email has been used for a while, but social media, chat, and blogging are relatively… Continue reading The Hierarchy of Internet Communication
Your employees are the DNA of your business. When lines of communication are broken or fragmented, the value and efficiency of your business break down as well. SIS Systems Research surveyed a pool of 100 employees at different businesses and discovered they utilize a wide variety of tools to communicate. With the myriad of communication… Continue reading The Cost of Fragmented Communication in the Enterprise
Oh Twitter, what have you become? You used to be a place of the proud few: the tech geek. But now it’s all about the GaGas, Sheenanigans, and celebritweeties. And I don’t like it one bit. I wasn’t too excited to join Twitter back when it all began. I, like many others, insisted that the… Continue reading Is Twitter Losing Its Geek Cred?