Archives for: August 31st, 2015

The future of A.I. ethics is in our hands

Written by Michael Friedenberg on 31/08/2015

When so many of the world’s smartest people warn us about ‘killer robots’ and other ethical issues inherent in artificial intelligence, we should heed their call to make sure A.I. is used for societal good. Growing up, it was great fun watching shows like Star Trek, The Jetsons, Flash Gordon and The Green Hornet. They […]

2015 Role & Influence of the Technology Decision-Maker

Written by IDG on 20/08/2015

The 2015 IDG Enterprise Role & Influence of the Technology Decision-Maker survey was completed with the goal of gaining insight into the evolving role and influence of IT decision-makers in today’s corporations. This year, the study delves into the various types of IT organizations and how they differ, re-explores strategic partnerships and takes a closer […]

New Cisco CEO: Focus on Speed and Simplification

Written by John Gallant on 18/08/2015

When Cisco employees headed into work the last week of July, they encountered something they haven’t seen in two decades: a new boss. Chuck Robbins – formerly senior vice president of worldwide operations – took over from former CEO John Chambers. I spoke with Robbins on his first day on the job about his priorities […]

Trending: Content 3.0

Written by IDG on 17/08/2015

What customers are willing to give up their email address for these days has drastically changed. Therefore, content needs to be ever more compelling and readily available in order to get them to provide the coveted contact information. In the past, content was static written information – content 1.0. Then it evolved to be more […]

Sales Follow Up: It can make or break closing a deal

Written by IDG on 10/08/2015

So your marketing efforts have positioned your company well and attracted interest from potential customers. As you pass those leads over to sales, are you confident that your team has the product knowledge necessary and is well versed in best practices for that follow up? It is intuitive, and our research confirms, actions taken by […]

Smartphone Theft In America

Written by IDG on 05/08/2015

Chances are, you or someone you know has had a smartphone stolen. Whether you left it on a coffee shop table and came back to find it missing or it was swiped from your pocket on your way home from work, phone theft is unfortunately happening to the best of us at an increasing rate. […]

Innovation at its Finest: The Developer Way

Written by IDG on 03/08/2015

As technology continues to evolve, every company is a software company. And who is the brainpower behind this transition? The enterprise developer. A recent InfoWorld Enterprise Developer TechPersona study highlights the business and technical skills that developers possess to be the collaborative and innovative individuals they are, leading them to be rising influencers in the […]