Many companies are embracing big data analytics to unearth sales trends and anticipate opportunities. But General Motors (GM) has taken it a whole lot further. GM is combining big data, analytics and geographic information systems (GIS) to model dealership performance. Not only that, the company is pushing these capabilities out to its dealers. This enables […]
Manufacturing companies are increasingly using mobile technology to make production lines more efficient and improve worker safety.The post Manufacturers harness mobile technologies for safety appeared first on Tech Page One.
If you’re about to start a legacy application modernization project, it’s critical to have a solid plan. Dell's Brandon Edenfield offers three key questions you should ask.The post What to ask before starting a modernization plan appeared first on Tech Page One.
Tech Page One catches up with Dr. David Albert, who founded AliveCor, about smartphone-based medical technologies and where the industry is headed.The post AliveCor’s founder talks smartphones, medicine appeared first on Tech Page One.
San Diego Metropolitan Transit System studies bus and trolley ridership patterns using Urban Insights' predictive analysis platform.The post San Diego taps big data to optimize transit appeared first on Tech Page One.
Nonprofit organization Goodwill Industries Inc. is working with federal officials to investigate a possible security breach.The post Goodwill, feds investigate possible data breach appeared first on Tech Page One.
Here’s a look at innovations from Dutch company PAL-V and U.S.-based Terrafugia, which are poised to release flying cars in the next few years.The post When will flying cars be commercialized? appeared first on Tech Page One.
The lines between cloud providers and consumers are getting fuzzier. Though there's much interest in the cloud, confusion about options and services abounds, a survey says.The post What cloud computing customers want appeared first on Tech Page One.
BYOD policies could help manage the risk associated with complying with e-discovery requests when the data resides on an employee’s personal device.The post Can BYOD solve challenge of electronic discovery? appeared first on Tech Page One.
Chances are you’ve made a Skype video call before. And you’ve likely played online games with others on your tablet. Well this week on App Central, my app pick ustyme brings the two popular pastimes together ...
This week on App Central, Amber chats with the Toronto Police’s Tim Burrows about bringing the “To Serve and Protect” mentality to the internet. Here’s Tim’s take on mobile-era policing: Everyday, police stroll through your community, ...
If you’d like to access your desktop or laptop computer from the comfort and convenience of your iPad, then fire up Parallels Access. You’ll need to have the ‘host’ program installed on your regular computer for ...
If you’ve ever been through the Toronto Islands, you know how beautiful boating through them can be despite the close proximity to bustling downtown Toronto. Well this week on App Central, we paddle to the ...
Could the pressure be any more relentless on marketing departments to increase sales these days? CMOs want accountable marketing that provides insight beyond the usual calls, clicks, and sales. They increasingly demand that campaigns be comparable across the enterprise and supported by an analytics infrastructure that helps them make decisions that increase […]
Though many companies fixate on address acquisition, they don't pay sufficient attention to the relevance of their e-mail campaigns. That can turn opt-ins into opt-outs in the blink of an eye and increase the pressure to acquire more new names. It's definitely a vicious cycle. So, what's a marketer to do when they discover their hard-won consu […]
Every day, millions of people use Twitter to create, discover and share ideas with others. Now, people are turning to Twitter as an effective way to reach out to businesses, too. From local stores to big brands, and from brick-and-mortar to internet based or service sector, people are finding great value in the connections they make with businesses on Twitte […]
Marketers frequently cite LinkedIn as one of the most valuable social networks to incorporate in a marketing strategy. But even marketers who have LinkedIn on their radar screens still wonder how to participate. What works, what doesn’t, and what should you expect?
Keeping tabs on how other companies are adopting technologies and leveraging changes in the marketplace to push their business forward can be highly instructive. It's interesting to watch various trends take shape and gain momentum -- and there's no doubt that what's hot right now is social media marketing. Marketers are scrambling to find way […]
Figuring why you’re joining social networks and how best to use them is the first step in coping with social networking overload. Here is a four step plan for helping you figure out how to keep up with your social media universe and get over that overloaded feeling.
The unattainable goal for many search campaigns is the elusive melding of PPC and SEO tactics for bigger and better top line results. Theoretically, SEO's should form a strong base and combine well with more easily transplantable PPC's to form an unstoppable search force, right? Maybe, if you try to put them together in the right way.
Taking the bleak view is one of Gawker Publisher Nick Denton's signature postures. He moans when times are good, and gets downright apocalyptic when they're not. But it turns out the recession hasn't been so bad to Denton. In a recent post, he disclosed Gawker's revenues spiked 45 percent during the first half of 2009. What gives?
With Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and other social networking sites growing rapidly, it’s not too surprising that on the whole, the number of social networking users has doubled since 2007. Specifically, 55.6 million adults -- or just less than a third of the population -- in the US now visit social networks at least monthly, according to a new report from F […]
http://profile.ak.fbcdn.net/hprofile-ak-xap1/t1.0-1/c188.8.131.52/s100x100/65879_10151330308919654_1459786019_n.jpgLes BrownDraw your line in the sand. Make your decision now and start taking action to really live your dream. By not taking bold steps to live your dream, not only are you missing out on fully living, but the world is missing out on the greatn […]
We cannot allow our errors in judgment, repeated every day, to lead us down the wrong path. We must keep coming back to those basics that make the biggest difference in how our life works out. And then we must make the very choices that will bring life, happiness and joy into our daily lives.
Work with your mind to figure out the best possible direction for you — your self-direction. And then ambitiously pursue your own self-direction. Let the power of your own ambition take you where you want to go, to do what you want to do, to create the life you want to live!
Once you start understanding how valuable you are, you will have many new experiences.That's why the understanding of self-worth plays a major role in our ability to be enterprising. Our self-worth makes the difference between being lazy and being active.If we don't feel good about ourselves, we wont feel good about our lives. And if we don't […]