Technology

8 Business Lessons from Superheroes and Villains

When you think about popular superheroes and villains, you probably don’t think about the invaluable business and finance advice you can take from them. But while this is a rather unorthodox take on the comic book world, these characters demonstrate qualities and live by values that can translate incredibly well in the realm of business. Of course, there are times in … [Read more...]

A Technology Foundation or Disruptive Solutions? What Oktoberfest Can Teach Us About What Comes First

Which came first at Munich’s legendary Oktoberfest, the fairgrounds or the beer tents? When my Bavarian host described what I should expect from a visit to the Munich Oktoberfest recently, I carelessly remarked, “Oh yes, we also have an Oktoberfest in Cincinnati.” Big mistake. After a fifteen-minute lecture it was crystal clear why comparing Munich’s Oktoberfest to any other … [Read more...]

“Digital Help” Gone Bad… and Lessons on Adopting New Technology

There was a time when digital had nothing to do with bits and bytes. Yeah, those were the good old days when digital help in medicine meant probing fingers. And it killed US President James A. Garfield. True story. President Garfield was shot on July 2, 1881 by Charles J. Guiteau because, wait for it, Guiteau wanted a consular position in Paris. Yes, I know that makes you … [Read more...]

6 EdTech Startups to Watch in 2019

Education technologies are on the rise now. Combining traditional techniques with multimedia and top-notch technologies is a perfect way to engage new generations and help them study well. It's no wonder that in 2017, the global educational technology market had $17.7 billion in revenue. Moreover, it is expected to grow to $40.9 billion by 2022, researchers state. So, it is … [Read more...]

4 Tips on Streamlining Your E-commerce Operations

A major challenge of running a successful e-commerce venture is growing. Growth can be a hurdle when the company – the structure that supports your e-commerce venture – isn’t flexible enough to grow at the required pace. This is an issue that requires your attention for one particular reason: the entire growth of your company can be hampered by bad organizational structure, … [Read more...]

How One San Diego Audiovisual Company Is Helping Create a New Type of Entertainment Venue

Just about everyone loves to be catered to. Some have the means (the money) to enjoy it more often than others, but at one time or another, we all want the chance to enjoy the luxurious lifestyle—even if it’s only for a night. One luxury entertainment venue company, The Lot, is capitalizing on this desire by creating high-end entertainment destinations in cities throughout … [Read more...]

Why DNA Storage Won’t Make Data Centers Obsolete

The subject of DNA storage is one that frequently crops up in the technology sector, offering a tantalizing alternative to current data storage options. A topic that is often discussed in combination with DNA data storage, is that of data centers and whether they will become obsolete in the future once this new form of biological data storage is adopted on a wider scale. What … [Read more...]

How Should You Evaluate Return on Investment for IT projects?

Return on investment, or ROI, is one of the most important considerations to make when tackling any new technology project. What exactly do we mean by ROI? Generally meant is this – what return am I going to see on this investment, and how long will it be before the benefits outweigh the costs? It can be a complex question, but it's one that's important to ask. Without a … [Read more...]

Equipment Modernization: When and Why You Should Modernize

Equipment, like everything else begins to deteriorate over a period. As it nears its expiration date, its systems change, and it can no longer be reliable and safe for the workers using it. You can either choose to sell used machinery, buy new equipment, or consider modernization of your equipment by replacing the outdated/damaged parts with  current modern technology-driven … [Read more...]

San Diego Audiovisual Company, Fluid Sound, Completes Landmark Project for Local Casino

When you own a business-to-business (B2B) company, it’s important to always keep in mind how your company’s products or services can make your clients more prosperous, efficient, or provide them with something they can’t (or choose not to) do in-house. After all, your own company lives or dies based on how well you serve the needs of other businesses and business owners. For … [Read more...]