Businesses should be regularly looking at ways that they can cut down on waste. Whether it’s looking at internal communications, employee management or IT systems, technology could be the key to helping you streamline your business. Your company could be saving a significant amount of time and money by identifying key areas where technology can […]
Creating a website is simple nowadays. Many web hosts offer simple to use tools and even templates that look clean and professional. However, starting up a website does come with challenges that you probably haven’t considered. One of the most common business problems that someone encounters is making their website relevant. You’ve probably heard plenty […]
Smart Data Collective has written extensively about cloud computing since its inception in 2008. The authors here have discussed the countless benefits of migrating to the cloud. However, despite all the discussions about the benefits of cloud computing, there is one thing that hasn’t been touched on much – the ROI of cloud technology.
New technology reaches the market every single day. For that reason, it’s vital that all business owners ensure they remain at the cutting edge. Failure to do that could mean you lose out to the competition and limit sales. So, you need to keep a close eye on the latest advancements and make use of […]
Robots will take over the world. This is usually the phrase associated with automation and how it is impacting the workforce. But the notion of artificial intelligence taking over is not just in a science fiction movie. Losing control and function of a machine, and having HAL repeatedly inform you that he can’t do what […]
Virtual assistants are great additions to any business – fact! Anyone that says a virtual assistant is useful or doesn’t help doesn’t understand. Or, they are not willing to comprehend. Their importance isn’t in doubt, but what is in doubt is what tasks to give them. AI isn’t sophisticated enough to take care of every […]
Software development is an industry worth billions of dollars each year. For the most part, the applications you use on your computer and mobile devices every day will have taken a long time to develop. As you may appreciate, there is a lot of testing to do in software before it can get released to […]
Businesses need to establish their web presence if they want to reach out to their target market and gain more clients moving forward. Being online makes a huge difference in spreading the word about what you do and what you offer to people on a global basis. Also, it provides a great opportunity for you […]
Protecting your company’s cybersecurity is no easy feat. Think about it, to successfully safeguard your business against digital incursion you need to block every attack imaginable. To be a successful hacker on the other hand, all you need to do is find one weak spot. As you can see, the battlegrounds are inescapably uneven.
The first thing I do when waking up in the morning is hit snooze on my iPhone’s screen. Then, 5 or 10 snooze cycles later, I check my emails, Facebook and text messages. I can usually smell the coffee that the computer chip in my coffee maker told it to start brewing. As I sip […]
By 2030, factories and offices are going to look quite different compared to today. For one thing, there’s going to be a lot fewer people, and that’s all thanks to automation. If you don’t know, automation simply means processes that don’t require human interference. As an example, you can now purchase a vacuum that, once […]
Outsourcing can be a great way of saving time if you’re a busy business owner. But if you’re just starting up and you haven’t got the money to outsource, learning some of these skills yourself may be easier. Here are some digital skills for running a self-sufficient business.
Not too long ago we posted about the concept of the DIY business. Essentially, what this means is that you can create a business from scratch, by yourself, without any help needed. You might use the occasional outsourcing service, but for the most part, everything is sorted with your own two hands. That might be […]
Construction is an industry in which there is plenty of profit out there to be made. But, whether you’re running a crew or operating as a contractor that works inside larger teams, it’s also an industry with a lot of moving parts. People, plans, machines, they can all change and they can all bring a […]
A company can do much more than just control its costs and maximize the profitability of its manufacturing cycles with a manufacturing software control system that monitors those cycles. No one system will be perfect for every company. Each manufacturer should consider which attributes are critical for its specific manufacturing processes, and then select that […]
In most jobs and businesses, the bulk of the work being done is sat down. This is because modern jobs are shifting from being physical to being based on computers. This change has lead to sit-down jobs being incredibly common. But, sitting down for hours on end isn’t good for you for a host of […]