A Cure for What Ails Social Media

A Cure for What Ails Social Media

Since the core problem resulted from the decoupling of revenue from the user, the fix will likely start with coming up with ways to provide benefits that the user might find valuable enough to fund.

10 Virtual Reality Trends to Look Out for in 2021 and Beyond

10 Virtual Reality Trends to Look Out for in 2021 and Beyond

Through the advent of VR technologies, people can escape into a brand new simulated world, explore all kinds of things, and entertain themselves without ever having to leave the comfort and safety of their own homes.

Cisco, Microsoft and a Simulated Workplace Future

Cisco, Microsoft and a Simulated Workplace Future

Over time, Webex will evolve into something that will help employees perform in remote meetings, at the same time providing managers with the information they need to fine tune their teams, while holding employee privacy as a critical requirement.

Think Tank Calls for US Industrial Policy to Combat China's Quest for Tech Dominance

Think Tank Calls for US Industrial Policy to Combat China's Quest for Tech Dominance

If the United States wants to out-compete China in key technology markets, Congress and the Biden Administration must act now, maintained a Washington, D.C. think tank in a report released Monday.The industrial policy outlined in the ITIF report includes a doubling of the R&D tax credit.

Intel CEO Gives Unwarlike 'Going to War' Speech

Intel CEO Gives Unwarlike 'Going to War' Speech

Let's talk about how Pat Gelsinger presented Intel as an execution and partnering powerhouse, and we'll close with my product of the week, a new set of noise-cancellation headphones from Lenovo.Wrapping Up. Pat Gelsinger's Intel is looking like the very different company it needs to be.

Cybersecurity Fears Trigger Migration From the Public Cloud

Cybersecurity Fears Trigger Migration From the Public Cloud

"Overcoming management, data security, governance and technical challenges are among the key concerns and obstacles organizations have identified as inhibiting their plans to adopt Hybrid Cloud Platforms," he confirmed.

How to Deploy an Effective Mobile CX Strategy for E-Commerce

How to Deploy an Effective Mobile CX Strategy for E-Commerce

CRM Buyer: With the expanding migration of consumers from laptops and desktops to shopping mostly on mobile devices, how can businesses pivot their CX approaches to meet demands for mobile-friendly and omnichannel experiences?

How to Build an SEO Strategy for 2021

How to Build an SEO Strategy for 2021

Wiideman designed and teaches the Website Optimization and Strategic Search Engine Marketing online course for California State University Fullerton and the SEO Tools and Analytics course at University of California San Diego.

BONUS EPISODE — Mark Zuckerberg on the Future of AR and VR by The Information's 411 • A podcast on Anchor

BONUS EPISODE — Mark Zuckerberg on the Future of AR and VR by The Information's 411 • A podcast on Anchor

We explain why these special-purpose acquisition companies have become so popular, some of the regulatory history, and what some of the downsides are.

Oracle Launches Version 21c

Oracle Launches Version 21c

In the recent past, lost market share, technology hiccups, and a minor rebellion among users over pricing and related policies aimed at Oracle, helped to launch a new generation of databases from startups and well-heeled competitors like Amazon.

Everything You Need to Know About 360-degree Cameras for VR Video Creation

Everything You Need to Know About 360-degree Cameras for VR Video Creation

If you’re looking for a cheap way to get into the business of making virtual tours, the SC2 is a great choice, but it’s not a very good 360-degree video solution.

Practicing Productivity to Empower the Workforce

Practicing Productivity to Empower the Workforce

"The results provide clarity into which productivity method works best for you based on your unique strengths, challenges and goals, and then offers helpful information and tips to better suit your working style," Salihefendić explained to the E-Commerce Times.

Consumers Becoming More Tolerant of Chatbots for Certain Tasks

Consumers Becoming More Tolerant of Chatbots for Certain Tasks

Researchers see consumers' comfort levels with a variety of chatbot technologies softening towards customer service, scheduling, banking, and therapy.As foundational technologies improve and older consumers who prefer living representatives are replaced by younger people who are accustomed to interacting with virtual agents, chatbots will become common across businesses and industries," said King.

The Unforeseen Consequences of Amazon's Boardroom Switch

The Unforeseen Consequences of Amazon's Boardroom Switch

One of the most significant omissions with companies that are just a few decades old, like Amazon, is the lack of a formal succession training program for the CEO job.

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Aucta

They have calculated the first year of training to be more expensive applying Virtual Reality technology at $327,78 average cost per trainee compared to their traditional real world Instruction Led Training at $229,79 average cost per trainee, which could not be performed in a remote environment.

Winning on eBay the Perfect Part for These Young Entrepreneurs

Winning on eBay the Perfect Part for These Young Entrepreneurs

Perhaps starting the mobile parts business with his identical twin was one of the driving components to the success of The Perfect Part on eBay, quipped Adam.

What IT Leaders Would Do Differently if Faced With Another Crisis

What IT Leaders Would Do Differently if Faced With Another Crisis

During the scramble to move and manage workers from home, many companies even discovered that remote work and other tech applications benefitted them in unforeseen ways.

New update for No Man’s Sky improves resolution and framerate for PSVR on PS5

New update for No Man’s Sky improves resolution and framerate for PSVR on PS5

The most recent update for No Man’s Sky includes stability improvements for the PC version of the game and improvements to the resolution and framerate for PSVR on PS5 systems.

The Critical Role of High-Tech R&D in the COVID-19 Era

The Critical Role of High-Tech R&D in the COVID-19 Era

Maintaining and increasing research and development (R&D) spending in the COVID-19 era is critical for high technology vendors to deliver new solutions and services, continue to innovate, and position their businesses to rebound from the negative effects of the global pandemic.

AvidXchange SVP Heather Caudill on the Quest to Ensure Customer Loyalty

AvidXchange SVP Heather Caudill on the Quest to Ensure Customer Loyalty

We talked about the importance of understanding the ins and outs of customer loyalty, and what it takes for businesses to act on feedback to ensure continued success for both themselves and their clients.

How to Use Important Functions of Data Analytics in Excel

How to Use Important Functions of Data Analytics in Excel

The syntax of the formulae is very easy and it is (value, table, index number, [approximate match]).This is where this Concatenate function is used in Excel that is to structure the data through merging cells or by concatenate cells’ values.

VRtuoso Brings Remote Learning and Collaboration to Accessible Devices

VRtuoso Brings Remote Learning and Collaboration to Accessible Devices

VRtuoso specializes in the creation and distribution of remote learning experiences involving 360-degree images and video.Like virtually all companies, specifically XR enterprise and remote learning providers, VRtuoso has been impacted significantly by coronavirus.

How empathy drives IT innovation at Thermo Fisher Scientific

How empathy drives IT innovation at Thermo Fisher Scientific

Our conversation ranged from new virtual reality solutions his team has implemented during the pandemic to his advice for future CIOs. What follows is an edited version of our interview.Those are the capabilities that IT has always delivered internally, but our role is expanding right into product development and the customer experience.

Rural America Is the Next E-Commerce Frontier

Rural America Is the Next E-Commerce Frontier

Rural grocery stores need to offer ordering and delivery comparable to companies like Amazon/Whole Foods and Instacart.The prevalence of free shipping to consumers and the need to price items the same online and in stores typically leaves retailers bearing this additional cost," he told the E-Commerce Times.

5 Ways Virtual Reality Technology Will Improve Business Meetings

5 Ways Virtual Reality Technology Will Improve Business Meetings

Despite the economic fallout and disruption due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the clients, partners, and employees of organizations using virtual reality may experience a rather seamless transition towards remote collaboration.Now let’s take a look at how virtual reality technology will help improve your business meetings:.

CRM is Failing: It's Time to Transition to CXM

CRM is Failing: It's Time to Transition to CXM

CRM and CEM/CXM are essential tools for maintaining business flow with customers.However, enabling your customers to have the same experience with you in real time is the difference between a CRM and CXM, according to Ryan Cantor, vice president of product and marketing at Thryv.

AI's Potential to Manage the Supply Chain

AI's Potential to Manage the Supply Chain

That dynamic was not predicted, and supply chains needed time to adjust, explained Haq. Another reason is the pressure to please pre-pandemic consumer expectations, according to Harish Iyer, vice president of industry and solutions at Kinaxis.

Social Media Companies Top Data Grabber List

Social Media Companies Top Data Grabber List

One reason social media platforms collect so much data is that consumers allow a lot of their data to be collected, observed Liz Miller, vice president and a principal analyst at Constellation Research.

Manifesto Hatched to Close Gap Between Business and IT

Manifesto Hatched to Close Gap Between Business and IT

The BizOps Coalition hopes to bridge the gap between technology investments and business outcomes through an effort called the BizOps Manifesto, which offers numerous guiding principles to help organizations achieve business outcomes based on trust, confidence, and collaboration.

7 Steps to Restoring Trust in Business Telephone Calls

7 Steps to Restoring Trust in Business Telephone Calls

Anti-robocall and anti-spoofing regulations, designed to protect consumers from unwanted and fraudulent telephone calls, have led service providers to implement measures that can mistakenly block legitimate business calls or flag them as spam.