The 6 Stages of Disruption: Lessons from The All Too-Common Mistakes of Companies that Didn’t Spot It Coming

Disruption: New behaviours, trends and beliefs that make the old behaviours, trends and beliefs obsolete. One of the most over-used but also misunderstood terms in business today is “disruption.” Experts, consultants, reporters, influencers, and the like use disruption to either frighten and shock audiences or compel them to adapt and take action. Aside from its...

Enterprises are missing out on making security an enabler not just a protector

So says digital anthropologist, analyst and TechRevolution guest contributor Brian Solis. In a new interview with Solis, he says that security is much more than making organizations safe: It’s a differentiator and an enabler.   Enterprises traditionally regard security as a must-do, cost-based overhead, part of running a secure and scalable IT infrastructure that can...

Can You Hear Me?” – How to Never Hear That Question in a Conference Meeting Again

The rise of the mobile workforce has created incredible flexibility for modern businesses and their employees. People work from home, on the road, and even while on vacation through laptops and mobile devices. However, this does make team communication considerably more complicated. Meeting participants are frequently spread all over the country. While chat can achieve...

The Do’s and Don’ts of Entrepreneurship For Software Engineers

As a software engineer, few things are more critical than minding your closing brackets and having an entrepreneurial mindset. Throughout history, engineering has been the one aspect of society that genuinely defines progress. The difference between scarcity and plenty is an engineer with ideas about farming equipment. The difference between mud huts and drywall houses...

How Chatbots in the Retail Industry are Transforming the Buying Process

Chatbots are becoming increasingly popular in day-to-day life, and many forward-looking industries have already adopted them to streamline and automate their operations. From China to India and Japan, chatbots are gaining popularity and positive response from businesses and consumers. In the retail industry, chatbots have become the next big thing. They are transforming the shopping...

Web-conferencing Innovations Pave the Way for Richer Customer Collaboration

Innovative underdog technologies have risen to the occasion numerous times. When information needed to be shared between team members in real-time, along came Slack and Dropbox. When emergency services needed better ways to locate people in trouble, along came emergency beacons that synced with GPS. Now, as face-to-face collaboration becomes increasingly relevant regardless of your...