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Becky Hammon hired as Spurs Assistant Coach

Becky Hammon hired as Spurs Assistant Coach Becky Hammon has taken up a position as assistant coach for the San Antonio Spurs.

Aug 6 2014, 7:02am CDT

Google is Already The King Of Online Advertising, but that is not Enough

Google is Already The King Of Online Advertising, but that is not Enough Forget wearable computers and self-driving cars. The search giant will continue its dominance by sticking with its advertising roots – taking $40 billion out of the hides of some very familiar companies This story...

Jan 22 2014, 9:36am CST

CES 2014 from a Woman's Perspective

CES 2014 from a Woman's Perspective In 2014, women leaders rose to the top in many different industries.  Healthcare, cars manufacturing, advertising and even finance all recently added women to major leadership roles. Marissa Mayer may have recently...

Jan 22 2014, 8:11am CST

Judaism In Cartoons And iPhone Apps

Judaism In Cartoons And iPhone Apps Teaching young people – and millennials – about religion can be a chore, not to mention sometimes boring or confusing for the students. One tech firm in San Francisco may have an answer for those young followers of the...

Jan 19 2014, 8:51am CST

Yahoo's COO de Castro Hit Two Of The Three Main Causes Of Executive Onboarding Failure

Yahoo's COO de Castro Hit Two Of The Three Main Causes Of Executive Onboarding Failure It’s not a surprise that Yahoo’s CEO Marissa Mayer has fired COO Henrique De Castro. Yes. He was her first big hire. Yes. It is going to cost Yahoo crazy amounts of money to pay him off. But he does not seem to have fit...

Jan 18 2014, 8:46am CST

A Leading 3PL Creates a Warehousing Template for Success

A Leading 3PL Creates a Warehousing Template for Success For years, warehouse management system (WMS) suppliers have been introducing “template” solutions. These template solutions are either industry specific or are based upon getting a simpler warehousing solution up...

Jan 17 2014, 8:51am CST

Worldwide Travel, Write It Up, Write It Off

Worldwide Travel, Write It Up, Write It Off You have to admit it sounds awfully good. Travel the world, write your experiences, and write off all your expenses on your taxes. Trouble is, someone thought of it before you, and the IRS said no. Not only that, the...

Jan 17 2014, 1:11am CST

Norv Turner Considered by Minnesota Vikings

Norv Turner is being Considered by Minnesota Vikings Norv Turner is being considered by Mike as a prime candidate for his staff of talented individuals. When Mike Zimmer was appointed the head coach of the Minnesota Vikings, he started looking high and low for people to hire. His search includes Norv Turner.

Jan 16 2014, 7:02am CST

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How tunnels are built, used along US-Mexico border How smugglers build and use tunnels along the US-Mexico border NOGALES, Ariz. (AP) — As border security has tightened, drug cartels have turned to tunneling beneath the ground to avoid detection...

Jan 14 2014, 9:56pm CST

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IT Staff: Too Much Supply Or Too Much Demand? CIOs worry a lot about IT/business alignment. But they may have to look closer to home before they can solve the bigger alignment issues. If you surveyed the news recently about IT jobs – those things you either can’t...

Jan 14 2014, 11:26am CST

Yahoo! Provides David Pogue With the Playground Of His Dreams

Yahoo! Provides David Pogue With the Playground Of His Dreams David Pogue has become a household name in tech criticism from his “State of the Art” column in New York Times along with multi-media contributions to PBS and CBS among others.  Last week, Pogue launched Yahoo Tech at...

Jan 14 2014, 8:36am CST

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Proposed spy phone record shift draws resistance Proposal to shift surveillance phone record retention away from government drawing resistance WASHINGTON (AP) — Telephone companies are quietly balking at the idea of changing how they collect and store...

Jan 14 2014, 2:36am CST

Birst: Making Data Into The World's Most Valuable Natural Resource

Birst: Making Data Into The World's Most Valuable Natural Resource While the 20th century was about oil, the next century is going to be about data. This is what the CEO of IBM, Ginni Rometty, thinks. She calls data a “natural resource.” While it’s heady stuff, the vision does seem...

Jan 13 2014, 9:01am CST

Jon Taffer: How He Turns Failed Bars Into Major Successes

Jon Taffer: How He Turns Failed Bars Into Major Successes To further understand the bar and restaurant industry, I spoke to one of the leading experts in Jon Taffer. You might know Taffer from his hit reality TV show “Bar Rescue”, where he takes bars that are about to close...

Jan 13 2014, 8:51am CST

Six Ways to Make Innovation A Reality

Six Ways to Make Innovation A Reality There is a fundamentally new class of individuals entering and circulating in the job market. They tend to be adaptable and mobile, East-Coast-educated but West Coast-bound, willing to take risks, technically...

Jan 10 2014, 4:01pm CST

HD Everything and Internet of Toothbrushes at CES 2014

HD Everything and Internet of Toothbrushes at CES 2014 Sorry, did I say Internet of Toothbrushes? Maybe I meant Internet of Things. It’s definitely arrived though, for you can connect all sorts of mundane things to the interwebs now, including even your toothbrush. OK,...

Jan 10 2014, 3:11pm CST

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5 Goals I'm Setting For My Business In 2014 We’re all guilty of it. We set our resolutions on the 31st of December, jazzed to make progress in our personal and professional lives, and then, by the middle of January, we’re bored. Our goals, which had once seemed...

Jan 10 2014, 11:51am CST

WellDoc Raises $20 Million To Market First Mobile Prescription For Diabetes Management

WellDoc Raises $20 Million To Market First Mobile Prescription For Diabetes Management WellDoc, which sells a type 2 diabetes interactive management program on a mobile device, raised $20 million from Merck Global Health Innovation Fund and Windham Venture Partners. “Big pharma is starting to understand...

Jan 10 2014, 8:21am CST

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What 2013 Teaches Employers For 2014 & Beyond By Gene Connors and Amanda Haverstick 2013 left employees as the overall victors on the employment law battlefield, by arming them with a host of new statutory rights and options, primarily at the state and local level...

Jan 9 2014, 5:06pm CST

Internship Wish List: The 12 Things Students Value Most

Internship Wish List: The 12 Things Students Value Most Providing choices like “the opportunity for full-time employment,” “good references,” “competitive compensation,” “networking opportunities,” “a flexible work schedule” and “client exposure,” Universum, a global...

Jan 8 2014, 11:51am CST

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The 5 Reasons Big Companies Struggle With Innovation As I have been doing startup consulting at Red Rocket, I have also had many executive conversations with several big companies.  These companies were anywhere from $150MM to $25BN in revenues in size, so definitely well...

Jan 8 2014, 9:31am CST

Inside Alibaba: Vice Chairman Joe Tsai Opens Up About Working With Jack Ma And Jonathan Lu

Inside Alibaba: Vice Chairman Joe Tsai Opens Up About Working With Jack Ma And Jonathan Lu Joe Tsai had been working in Hong Kong for four years as an executive at Swedish investment company Investor AB when in 1999, he had a chance to visit a barely known Chinese e-commerce start-up, Alibaba.   The main...

Jan 8 2014, 6:51am CST

Obama's New IT Project Initiative - A Step In The Right Direction

Obama's New IT Project Initiative - A Step In The Right Direction  The Wall Street Journal on Saturday had a front page article on the White House initiative to create a new agency to manage large IT projects and increase federal hiring of key IT specialists from industry.  The White...

Jan 7 2014, 7:26pm CST

Be an Expert or Go Home

Be an Expert or Go Home Content is no longer king. Today, content marketing is king. Successful content marketing is not about volume, it is about being an expert and helping others. Branding and reputation follow from this, as does trust....

Jan 7 2014, 10:56am CST

A Startup's $100M Plan To Make Dumb Windows Smart

A Startup's $100M Plan To Make Dumb Windows Smart A California startup that turns ordinary windows into intelligent light and heat blockers said Tuesday it’s raised $100 million to boost sales and manufacturing. The company, called View, makes electrochromic windows,...

Jan 7 2014, 5:06am CST

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7 Ways To Give Yourself An Annual Career Checkup How To Pick And Stick To Career Goals You go to your doctor once a year for your annual checkup (or ought to), so why not do the same for your career? A New Year’s review will reveal if you need to take steps to make...

Jan 6 2014, 2:16pm CST

Sourcing Goods And Suppliers In China: A How-To Guide For Small Businesses

Sourcing Goods And Suppliers In China: A How-To Guide For Small Businesses By Richard N. Frasch and Charlotte Zhanghaixia Westfall Horace Greeley, the famous early American newspaper editor and founder of the New York Tribune in the mid-1800s, famously responded to the question of how to...

Jan 6 2014, 1:16pm CST

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2014: The Year Social HR Matters In 2013, organizations finally began in earnest to integrate social technologies into recruitment, development and engagement practices. In 2014, this social integration will become the status quo. The digital...

Jan 6 2014, 9:46am CST

Salman Khan, The Most Influential Person In Education Technology

Salman Khan, The Most Influential Person In Education Technology I have had the good fortune of speaking with good number of the leaders in education technology today. Since so many of these players have emerged from academe, the competition between companies is fierce certainly, but...

Jan 6 2014, 8:16am CST

Former Football Coach's DataStax Doubles As It Beats Oracle

Former Football Coach's DataStax Doubles As It Beats Oracle One of the oldest cliches in the book is that if you can win at team sports, you can win at business too. You don’t have to look much farther than the spectacular failure of former Red Sox pitcher Kurt Schilling’s 38...

Jan 6 2014, 7:16am CST

The Inside Story Of Snapchat: The World's Hottest App Or A $3 Billion Disappearing Act?

The Inside Story Of Snapchat: The World's Hottest App Or A $3 Billion Disappearing Act? THIRTEEN MONTHS AGO Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, the richest twentysomething in history, reached out to Snapchat’s Evan Spiegel, who oversees a revenue-less app that makes photos disappear, with an invitation, delivered...

Jan 6 2014, 7:06am CST

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First Globals Technology Corps: Merging Jobs and Public Diplomacy In our book, First Globals: Understanding, Managing, and Unleashing the Potential of Our Millennial Generation, Joan Snyder Kuhl and I present a number of prescriptions for welcoming Millennials into the workforce. One...

Jan 5 2014, 8:21pm CST

Pandora Mines Music Data Trove For Better Ads

Pandora Mines Music Data Trove For Better Ads A few months ago, I spoke with Eric Bieschke, Pandora’s’ Chief Scientist, for a story about the company’s approach to analyzing the music listening data it gleans from its 72 million active listeners. Pandora’s hallmark...

Jan 5 2014, 1:31pm CST

Salman Khan, The Most Influential Person In Education Technology

Salman Khan, The Most Influential Person In Education Technology I have had the good fortune of speaking with good number of the leaders in education technology today. Since so many of these players have emerged from academe, the competition between companies is fierce certainly, but...

Jan 4 2014, 1:16pm CST

AT&T And T-Mobile Declare War On Each Other: You Win

AT&T And T-Mobile Declare War On Each Other: You Win AT&T wants you to drop T-Mobile and take their wireless service so badly, they’ll give you up to $450 to do it. In a first-of-its-kind promotion, one carrier is specifically targeting another’s customers. And this...

Jan 4 2014, 9:56am CST

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9 Big Trends For 2014 (You Won't Believe What's #9) It’s 2014! This blog is about analyzing all the big trends that affect the world. So here are, in no particular order, and concerning most subject areas. I think #9 will surprise you. 1. Government versus The Internet...

Jan 3 2014, 6:26am CST

Mega VC Rounds Won't Win The Storage Wars

Mega VC Rounds Won't Win The Storage Wars Companies like Box and Dropbox have made the storage industry look downright sexy. It definitely helps that they have solutions that are ubiquitous. But their mega financing rounds have also been key. Yet sometimes the...

Jan 2 2014, 10:01am CST

Welcome To The New Startup Nation

Welcome To The New Startup Nation The following guest post is by Juan Cartagena, founder and CEO of Traity, which measures people´s personal strengths.  Context: I am from Spain, a country with 25% unemployment and 47% youth unemployment. When I read...

Jan 2 2014, 8:51am CST

Trust Nobody As Another 'Web 2.0' Service Is Switched Off By Google

Trust Nobody As Another 'Web 2.0' Service Is Switched Off By Google I know it’s an occupational hazard, but the news that another useful connected application is to be switched off increases my wariness of committing 100% to anything new. Bump Technologies was acquired by Google in...

Jan 2 2014, 7:21am CST

Google Adwords Tip: Ignore Your Competitors

Google Adwords Tip: Ignore Your Competitors If you’re using Google Adwords for your business, as record numbers of businesses are, you may be getting terrible results without even knowing it. There might be many reasons for this, but I’ve seen more money wasted...

Jan 2 2014, 6:21am CST