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Réseaux sociaux en entreprise : source de distraction ou outil de productivité ?

Bonne nouvelle pour les employeurs : le lieu de travail est encore fait pour travailler. Cela semble évident, mais compte tenu de l’affluence des appareils mobiles dans les milieux de travail, certains dirigeants froncent les sourcils. Les réseaux sociaux, accessibles depuis nos terminaux mobiles, sont souvent considérés comme étant « L’élément perturbateur ». Toutefois, suite aux lancements récents […]

The device as the persona

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There is arguably no greater growth than in the use of personal devices in healthcare. These range from the personal fitness devices on which the incessant 10,000 steps a day are counted on the wrist, to more sophisticated remote heart monitoring devices that can be hacked by cyber terrorists. Add to this the explosion of […]

The unintended effects of mobile apps

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We wonder every day what we would do without certain mobile apps. Two that come up often are Google Maps and Waze (now owned by Google). Every day, drivers put their faith in these apps to provide the most direct, traffic-minimized route to their final destination. In many cases the routing is counterintuitive, but for […]

A successful digital collaboration transformation starts with your users

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An increasingly globalized workforce, the consumerization of IT and ongoing cost pressures have forced business leaders to reimagine how employees work, communicate and collaborate. Digital collaboration addresses these challenges, making it possible for employees, partners and customers to interact across the workplace and eliminate islands of disconnected systems and tools. Enterprises are embracing the move to […]

T is for Twenty-First Century Digital

This post is part of a series, “Digital: From A to Z,” that explores what it means to be digital. What’s in your A to Z of digital? Find me on Twitter @Max_Hemingway or leave a comment below. The term Twenty-First (21st) Century Digital applies to the current century and how you are using digital to better your organisation and […]

Why your geolocation skills can help in an artificial intelligence environment

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Geographic Information Systems experts have leveraged their existing knowledge of analysis, design, coding, cleansing, merging, management, and leadership — developed from their exposure to a divergent technology landscape over many years — to evolve and survive in a modern era beyond Google mapping. But while these geo experts may have already leveraged their existing knowledge […]

How Facebook is fueling the enterprise chatbot revolution

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We’re in the early stages of another digital revolution that is changing how consumers interact with brands and conduct transactions. This transformation comes in the form of virtual assistants called chatbots, which use artificial intelligence and natural language processing to interact with users. While the nascent chatbot movement has productive roots in a number of […]

How AI can make user support more proactive

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Corporate users have been interacting with artificial intelligence for years, but most people are not always sure how to take advantage of the opportunity AI presents. That’s changing as AI’s new prominence offers compelling ways to solve some important IT issues and challenges. AI represents an opportunity for “magic” across a number of scenarios, most […]

R is for robots

This post is part of a series, “Digital: From A to Z,” that explores what it means to be digital. What’s in your A to Z of digital? Find me on Twitter @Max_Hemingway or leave a comment below. What used to be science fiction is now reality as robots become an everyday part of our lives. Even if […]

Verizon’s video throttling could frustrate consumers and enterprises

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In a world where more videos are being watched on mobile devices than ever before, Verizon’s announcement that it will begin throttling mobile videos looms as a huge step back for consumers — and enterprises. The mobile carrier is now setting a maximum resolution of 480p for mobile phones and 720p for tablets. Verizon’s video […]