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#SMACtalk 80: The Failures and Successes of Enterprise Software with Pega CEO Alan Trefler

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In this week’s episode of SMACtalk, hosts Brian Fanzo and Daniel Newman had the opportunity to speak with Pega CEO, Alan Trefler. Known for his “Pull no punches” approach to business, Alan makes for the perfect “SMAC” guest because he’s going to take questions head on and leave the audience wanting more. At Pegaworld, we found out that Mr. Trefler isn’t only the CEO at Pega, he is also a chess master …

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Choosing the Right Cloud Platform for Your Startup

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Cloud platforms aren’t an option for businesses, they are a must. I’d be hard-pressed without one for personal use. But for those who are new to cloud technology, finding the best solution for your startup in the crowded cloud market can be challenging. The good news is, options abound. Assess Your Cloud Needs The first step is determining if your business …

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Building a Digital Ecosystem that Benefits You

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The digital landscape has changed remarkably in the past decade, and new advances in technology are paving the way for more revolution. Perhaps one way the digital transformation has changed business most is in the way we share information. In essence, the digital revolution has become the digital evolution. New advances in technology mean that businesses need to keep pace …

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17 Tech Trends to Watch for in 2017 

In Digital Transformation by Daniel Newman7 Comments

Of all the “What to watch” lists gumming up your social media feeds, “Which tech trends are on the horizon” should be the one you pause long enough to read. It’s important to recognize what technology is increasingly in popularity so you can allocate the time and funds to make these trends pay off for your business. Here are my …

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Fully Embracing Open Source Cloud Computing

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Right out of the gate, 2016 began with open source cloud computing as the talk of the tech town. I was certainly talking about, and it was the headline of every “Trend to Watch” list. The year is coming to a close, and it’s just now garnering the attention of the outside world. Technology giants like Microsoft have already embraced …

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Artificial Intelligence and HR: The New Wave of Technology

In Technology by Meghan M. Biro2 Comments

It’s no secret that I love technology. From the domination of mobile to the latest in recruitment tools and gamification, and how video and live streaming is having an impact on hiring and training—changes are afoot that many of us couldn’t have imagined 15 or so years ago. And I love it all. The reason this “tech meets HR” marriage …

Big Data: Solving Business Problems One at a Time

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I’ve posted in the past about the big data boom and the little data revolution, and the conversation is still relevant. Of course, data in any quantity is an asset—no, a necessity—to the business world, and you’d be hard pressed to find anyone to argue that point. But big data specifically, defined as “the ever-expanding structured, unstructured and semi structured …