A thousand-mile odyssey through the heartland of American labor finds plenty of jobs that can be performed only by people.   When I first met Dave Rollinson, five years ago, he was a graduate student at Carnegie Mellon University studying snake robots used in search-and-rescue operations. Today he is a cofounder of HEBI Robotics, a […]

A step on the road to, yes, flying cars. As amazing as modern technology is, a lot of it is just struggling to imitate what animals mastered long ago. Birds, for example, can often walk and fly with equal ease. Researchers at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) are hoping to build drones […]

Not only Google and Facebook should have access to AI, it argues BOSSES are more likely to groan than feel giddy about advances in artificial intelligence (AI). They need a strategy, but few companies can hope to own a unit like Google’s DeepMind, whose algorithms not only beat the world’s best Go players but made […]

What the eyes can’t see, the heart can’t feel? Not always. In the case of Back Office it might turn out that although this activity is invisible to the eyes of the end customer, failing to take care of it can cause a lot of pain, and the consequences can be – loss of clients […]

Credit: Rawpixel.com/Shutterstock Seldom does business acumen come up in the same discussion as social sciences like anthropology. However, one corporate anthropologist, Andi Simon, marries success in the business world with lessons learned from studying human social interaction through the millennia. The business insights provided by the study of humanity might surprise you, and even give […]

SEO isn’t an exact science — nor even exactly a science. That said, there are certain strategies that – when used consistently – greatly increase the likelihood of getting higher rankings. Knowing what these strategies are means you can spend time doing things that will actually drive results. This post will outline 12 of the most effective […]

Let’s face it: It can be overwhelming to keep up with new digital-marketing strategies, social media, drip campaigns and all the other emerging opportunities in the world of marketing technology. There’s so much to choose from, it now has its own blended term — martech. While the world’s biggest corporations dedicate entire teams to social-media monitoring and feedback, […]

Visibility is one aspect of marketing that won’t change—regardless of the year. Marketing before and after a digital transformation revolves around how customers see your business. I don’t have a crystal ball, but I do have some informed ideas about what to expect from marketing trends in 2017. Focus is crucial—and that can be a challenge. […]