A talk by IBM's Rick Robinson on the way cities are becoming smarter.
I don’t know of a sales organization anywhere that isn’t scrambling to find an edge to help them drive more business and close more deals in today’s highly uncertain economy. Everyone I know is pulling out all the stops and working harder.
You need to get up in the morning, so set your alarm for a certain time. The following morning you’re awoken by the sound of your alarm, you roll over turn the alarm off, and roll back to sleep again.
Technology by itself is not going to be enough to make a workforce more productive -- it requires a clear line of site to business value.
Interesting report by the Aspen Institute. It looks at how society can become more innovative by tapping into the power of online networks. It discusses how these networks can disrupt the traditional institutions and how the fringes of our organisations are often where the interesting work is taking place.
It’s pretty natural for a manager to want to set objectives for their team. Managers know what they want their employees to achieve, and having one standard of success for everyone makes it easier to gauge who is performing well and who needs some improvement.
It’s pretty rare now to find an organisation that isn’t spending a decent amount on social media, whether this is hiring personnel to manage their social presence or investing in social advertising, monitoring and so on.
We’re taught that there’s power in process. And yet, too often the process skips the most important step: listening. If a process doesn’t have some form of structured listening at the start, it’s set up to fail. I learned this the hard way when I began work on a micro-finance project in rural Tanzania recently.
Here's a 1h30m presentation that will discuss the history of databases up to the recent rise of NoSQL databases.
MOOC provider Coursera are to begin offering courses aimed at teachers.
I think the extensions functionality is pretty awesome. In due course of time when Windows Azure team starts accepting components from ISVs, it would open up a lot of opportunities.
As anyone that’s used online communities will tell you, your avatar carries more weight than you might have imagined. It often plays a central role in forming your identity, as fellow members associate you as much with your ‘look’ as the words you write.
Social selling is a hot buzzword being thrown around today. What is social selling and how do tomorrow’s top sales people use social selling to become top performers?
Like most conventional wisdom, ideas about the "best" way to market software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions make sense for some companies. But for other companies, those same ideas don't work at all.Take free trials, for example. For applications...
All it takes is one look around you wherever you are and you’ll see people all around you, in their own little worlds, with smartphones or tablets.