Posts Tagged“Tech”

ORM, or online reputation management, is a strategic process whereby your reputation is monitored at all time, with the goal of making sure negative comments are pushed down the search engine results, and positive comments are pushed up. The rate of growth in demand for the services of a good online reputation management company is one in the fastest in the world. In fact, between 2009 and 2010 alone, there was a 40% growth in the market, being valued at around $200 million.

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Let’s face it, 2016 hasn’t been good to all. And even if it was good to you, I’m sure you’ll agree there’s still room for improvement. So let’s all resolve to make 2017 better. For some, achieving this goal means buying a better car, building their dream home, or getting a promotion. But you don’t have to start big. For example, you can upgrade your lifestyle simply by embracing technology. Technology makes life easier; whether it’s the stone tools our ancestors used for hunting or the apps we use today to order food. So let’s embrace it, here are 5…

If you’re concerned about the privacy of your emails or BlackBerry instant messaging, and you have every reason to be, you can sleep easy knowing that there is an affordable way to keep your messages and your information safe from prying eyes. Cybercriminals, identity thieves, corporate and government spies, and even your employers could all easily open and read your email unless you use a PGP encryption service. You don’t leave your private mail lying around in public for anyone to read, especially not if it contains sensitive or potentially damaging information, so why would you allow it with your…

Since 2007, smartphones have become an essential part of work, leisure, and just about every aspect of daily life, and it’s hard to remember life without them. Besides putting mobile computing in consumers’ pockets, it’s also made many people, especially of a younger generation, so used to touch screens that it’s their first instinct to push a display button. The introduction of tablets in 2010 have only further solidified consumer habits – but military and aerospace industries have been slow to adopt touch screens in their technology. Part of the reason for the delayed uptake has been the demanding environment…

American employees spend nearly three hours every week dealing with conflict. These disagreements can significantly lower employees’ morale and productivity. They’re also detrimental to a company’s bottom line, costing U.S. companies approximately $359 billion every year. No one wins when a workplace is in conflict. Take these steps to minimize disagreements in your office. Image via Flickr by Michigan Municipal League (MML) Miscommunication is at the root of many workplace conflicts. Working with colleagues on common projects provides the ideal breeding ground for these communication problems. For example, according to AtTask research, 64 percent of employees say that confusion about who…

Since being launched in 2007, iPhone has become one the most popular smartphones in the market. A survey of active iPhone users in the US between 2012 and 2015 revealed that there were an estimated 63 million iPhone users out of 164 million smartphone users in the US. The iPhone is definitely the biggest stream of revenue for Apple. In the first quarter of 2016 alone, the company sold 74.78 million iPhones worldwide to make a significant contribution to the company’s profit of $18.4 billion. However, even with such large profits and millions of loyal fans, Apple can’t afford to…

In order for an organization to remain competitive and relevant in today’s world, they have to be willing to embrace change. But change is something that human beings are naturally resistant to. This is something that is seen very strongly in stagnant companies, which are companies that often have a lot of capital behind them, meaning that they don’t notice that their lack of engagement with innovation management software is actually costing them dearly. Complex Issues within Stagnant Companies Usually, managers at stagnant companies do want to change, but they don’t know where or how to start. This is due…

  Android phones appear to be everywhere, and chances are your child is pleading you to buy them one as well. Of course, you may already be well-aware of the fact that web-enabled devices, especially smartphones, are not some harmless toy, On the contrary, they can wreak quite a bit of havoc if used irresponsibly or inappropriately. Unfortunately, kids aren’t interested in learning how dangerous it is, and they are certainly not willing to take no for an answer. Denying their request is likely to trigger tears, sulking, tantrums, and even declaration of a silent war. Well, there’s really no…

Infor continues its series of acquisitions with the purchase of Starmount, a rather newcomer in the store systems provider industry. This follows acquisitions of demand management companies and supply chain networks companies. According to Charles Phillips, CEO of Infor, the move was made in order to further expand the range of services offered for business users due to increasing demands. Starmount was a Texas based company that constantly experienced a growth of over 40% per year. Among the most known of the customers we have Perry Ellis, Abecrombie & Fitch, Urban Outfitters and the Burlington Coat Factory. The acquisition is…