October 27, 2016

Google Cutting Its Losses With Fiber

October 26, 2016 Rich Ord

Google is cutting its losses with its high speed internet service to restrategize and reduce expenses. It will continue serving its current fiber cities and will complete the buildout of its fiber service where construction has already begun, but it will close offices and end all future fiber plans. With […]

Coursera for Business Launched for Corporate IT Training

September 6, 2016 Rich Ord

Coursera for Business, just launched, is a new education technology platform by Coursera that targets extended learning for enterprise employees. The platform focuses on training and development needs of employees of large corporations. Coursera itself launched in 2012 and now has over 21 million registered learners worldwide and is partnered […]

How Can Western Companies Maintain Their Innovation Advantage?

August 9, 2016 Rich Ord

Amy Karam, author of the book, The China Factor:Strategies to Compete, Grow and Win in the New Global Economy, recently was interviewed at Google’s Mountain View campus, providing insight for companies to better compete. “The main intention of “The China Factor” is to equip western-based companies with strategies and tactics […]

Technology Shaping Ecommerce

August 1, 2016 Rich Ord

An emerging trend is the integration of ecommerce into messaging apps, which is already happening in Asia. Felim McGrath, who is the Trends Manager at GlobalWebIndex, notes that Line and WeChat have already integrated multiple commerce features and other “opportunities for monetization.” He believes this revenue opportunity is the “inspiration” […]

Companies Must Adopt and Embrace a Data-Centric Culture

July 20, 2016 Rich Ord

“Half the money I spend on advertising is wasted; the trouble is I don’t know which half,” said marketing pioneer John Wanamaker in the early 1900’s. That is why CRM software was invented and why it is used by every serious marketer. In today’s “Big Data” World, enterprises are making […]

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