In August, TechRepublic published a very concerning article about the state of ransomware. The technology blog reported that ransomware attacks against businesses had increased by a whopping 365% since the summer of 2018. A lot of leading indicators suggest that the threat of ransomware will increase even further in...
Chatbots have been around in some form or another for over half a century. The first chatbot ever developed was called Eliza. It was developed by an MIT professor back in 1966. However, chatbots have only recently started to impact the e-commerce industry.I recently found a great article from...
Perhaps you've been there. Work is overwhelming, you can't focus, you always have a headache and all you can think about is going home. Regardless of whether it's you or your employees, burnout is a serious danger.When you feel fatigued at work, you are more prone to make mistakes...
Everyone loves going home during the holiday season. If you're closing your business for the holidays, what can you do to ensure you don't come back to a giant mess you'll have to clean up before you can reopen? Here are some quick and easy preventive maintenance tips to...
Many entrepreneurs are in a funk. They believe that it is difficult to succeed with limited capital. They offer a number of excuses, such as arguing that the system is rigged against them or that they need to wait for the perfect conditions.Business owners like these can have an...
With technology having successfully influenced every aspect of our lives, it should come as no surprise that it’s completely changed the way we do business, too. The business world is often hit the hardest by technological innovations, as they can transform a process or even an entire industry. Just...
This is a great time for business owners. Businesses are growing at a rate of 7.8% a year, which is a lot faster than they were growing for several years after the recession.A growing number of businesses are seeking to expand their physical office space as their companies grow....
As a business owner, you should always be on the lookout for a way to grow your company. A trend in this area for businesses across the nation has been outsourcing sales and marketing departments. By outsourcing your marketing activities, you can improve your growth potential with greater efficiency...
Freelancing, home-based office, remote working: whatever you call it, we all know it’s the next big transformation in the way we work. Stanford Business Review studied a limited rollout of home-based working for one Chinese travel agency, finding that this increased employee productivity by 13%, and improved work satisfaction....
Everyday, businesses big and small are being bombarded with offers for new software, solutions, and systems. From BPM to ERP to SCM to CRM, it can all be overwhelming. Regardless of their classification, many leading options can have benefits for individual companies in specific industries. But even in these...