John Brandon, contributing editor at Inc.com, just published an article entitled, “How to Help Your Company Adopt New Tech Tools,” with a byline reading, “Skip being an early adopter. Become a fast changer instead.” Brandon provides a solid argument for embracing change–a message we know all to well–but his follow-up argument deserves a closer look.
THE EO BLOG
Octane Results: Technology
By Rick Martinez
There is a lot of chatter these days about culture, strategy and how to hire
“A-players” for your company … but I’m a super-simple fella: I want to know all about Facebook and how to use it to my advantage. I don’t mean learn the best way to showcase the burrito I’m eating or post a silly meme. I mean: How do I use Facebook to actually grow my business? So, I did some exploring.
This article was originally published on Inc.com.
By John Brandon
Other than a few minor political changes (ahem) and the distinct possibility that Apple could top $1 trillion dollars in iPhone-related sales, there are many other tech trends worth noting. Some of these, like 5G wireless, will emerge and take shape. Others will mature to the point where you might end up buying a few devices for your employees.
This article was originally published on Inc.com. It has been reprinted here with permission.
By Samuel Edwards
At a time when certain job professions are withering away at the hands of technology and automation, there’s one skill set that continues to be more in demand than ever before: coding.
Businesses and organizations are constantly looking for website developers, software developers, and computer programmers. In other words, if you understand how to code and prove to be knowledgeable, you shouldn’t have any trouble finding high paying jobs that are flexible and enjoyable.
By Sid Bala, an EO Chicago member, and president and CEO of alligatortek
A company using technology to run their business may not have a CIO, but each member of the team should think like one. In today’s business landscape, the success and profitability of a company is more dependent on smarter IT and new software. In the day-to-day operation of your business, system and process bottlenecks highlight opportunities for growth and a better bottom line. Do you know how to recognize these opportunities, and how to leverage software solutions that transform bottlenecks from a negative into a positive? Here are five business values where custom software can improve results.