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Study: 50 Percent of IT Ex-Employee Accounts Remain Active for a Day

By | Jul 17, 2017 at 10:50 am

Everyone can picture that one “petty revenge” employee who should have been let go years earlier. But when they finally are given the boot, is their account properly locked afterwards. Half the time, a new study indicates, it is not. And according to 20…

Google

San Francisco

Google Is Trying to Be Wikipedia, and They’re Failing

By | Jul 14, 2017 at 10:50 am

Ever search for a phrase or a definition only to find Google offer up the answer in a handy snippet of information right below your query but in front of the first search result? It’s an algorithmic process that’s designed to use Google’s massive…

Data

3 Strategies to Reduce Analysis Paralysis and Boost Lead Generation

By | Jul 11, 2017 at 6:30 pm

Data is the center of the marketing universe. It sustains rigidity of sales structure within corporations, empowers marketing officers to wield prospect information in a flexible manner and untangle the perplexity of the B2B sales process. The problem with a vast amount of data…

Data

Irvine

How the Internet of Things Can Be Good for Small Businesses

By | Jul 10, 2017 at 5:00 pm

Every business and technologically-oriented person has heard of the Internet of Things (IoT) by now, and how small devices will do things we never thought were possible. The Internet of Things has been closely linked with the rise of the smart home, where someone…

Business

Branded Data Is The Future of Startup Marketing

By | Jul 3, 2017 at 7:15 am

Given the competitive nature of the technology startup landscape, the creation of noteworthy marketing may seem an insurmountable task. It’s not enough to have good content, because your rivals do too. Virtually everyone has built a social media presence touting their products. And it…

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So Is the New Ransomware Attack Petya or NotPetya?

By | Jun 29, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Yesterday we reported on the latest ransomware attack, calling it “Petya.” But plenty of experts and news sources reported the attack under a name that literally could not be more opposite: “NotPetya.” So what’s the distinction? Why is a cyberattack so difficult to identify…

HR and Recruiting

San Francisco

How to Build an In-House Data Science Team From Scratch

By | Jun 28, 2017 at 6:30 pm

Technology tends to favor teams that have a firm grasp on data and analytics, and you can create one from scratch. At a recent tech conference I noticed two very clear patterns. First, the virtual/augmented reality economy is going to be as big as…

Data

Why Your Business Needs Data Mapping?

By | Jun 25, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Data mapping can make a major difference when it comes to getting your business to function properly. However, data only works when you can actually access it. In fact, data is easier to use when it can be visualized. Visual data is often easier…

News

France

11 Favorite Thought-Leaders Named at 2017 Cannes Lions

By | Jun 20, 2017 at 3:50 pm

At the 2017 Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, the creative global community come together to learn, network and celebrate individuals who push the limits of business, creative communications and change for good. This year, Adobe and Wunderman selected 11 of their favorite thought-leaders who…

Security

Chicago

Software M&A Has a Cybersecurity Problem That’s Only Getting Worse

By | Jun 20, 2017 at 10:50 am

Yesterday, news broke of likely the biggest government data breach in the history of the universe. Today, we bring you the latest cybersecurity study, which reveals that although the majority of software mergers and acquisitions are plagued by security concerns, most corporations still plan to…

Business

San Francisco

How to Improve the Outcome of Your Enterprise Project

By | Jun 20, 2017 at 8:30 am

Working on an enterprise project requires careful planning and execution to achieve the desired result. Enterprise Project Management (EPM) is a specialized field that includes thinking, communicating and performing in a specific way. The goal is to facilitate the organization of an enterprise’s resources…

Security

Personal Data of 198M US Voters Has Leaked in Largest Ever Voting Breach

By | Jun 19, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Political data breaches aren’t just for the DNC anymore: A GOP data firm has accidentally leaked personal information on almost all of the 200 million registered voters it had access to. The database was left exposed to the internet on a publicly accessible Amazon server. The…

Tips & How To’s

NYC

It’s Time to Change the Way You Track Progress

By | Jun 14, 2017 at 6:30 pm

You never want to bite off more than you can chew. Ever. Seriously, overexerting yourself, especially in the startup world, can have dire consequences for your future. However, the drive to be innovative is more than understandable, as so many tech entrepreneurs build products…

Opinion/Analysis

San Francisco

The Podcast Industry Just Saw a Tectonic Shift in Analytics

By | Jun 14, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Late last week, during Apple’s Friday WWDC talk covering their podcast sector, a seemingly unassuming tweak was announced. Yet it’s perhaps the biggest revelation the podcast world has ever seen. Apple is making in-episode analytics available to podcasters on its platform. Since Apple’s podcast…

Tips & How To’s

4 Key Benefits of A Virtual Data Room for Your Startup

By | Jun 9, 2017 at 8:30 am

The world is swimming in data. In 2008, the digital universe alone created 487 exabytes or 487 billion gigabytes worth of data. In this Harvard Business Review article, John Sviokla wrote that the figure would grow five-fold in 2012. That number could have ballooned…

Ecommerce

6 Ways Tech is Changing the Game for Ecommerce Merchants

By | Jun 7, 2017 at 7:15 am

In 2017, the relationship between marketing technology and ecommerce is arguably stronger than ever. Representing a market share worth well over $22 trillion, the opportunities for eCommerce merchants to stake their claim are seemingly endless. As a result, new martech solutions are constantly emerging to…

Data

12 Ways To Take Advantage of Big Data To Build Your Business

By | May 30, 2017 at 7:00 pm

By now, most entrepreneurs understand the concept of big data. This vast, sometimes overwhelming collection of information encompasses numbers generated by your everyday business processes – sales statistics, email open rates, website clickthroughs, etc. – that allows you to take advantage of valuable insights into…