Alexa, Tell Me Where You’re Going Next

While there have been occasions where customers have had trust issues with Amazon’s Alexa, virtual assistants like that one (and others) continue to feel the love. There was a 78 percent increase in the number of smart speakers in U.S. homes between December 2017 and December 2018, from 66.7 million to 118.5 million, and Deloitte is projecting worldwide sales [...]

By |2019-09-09T13:20:56+00:00September 3rd, 2019|Blog, Uncategorized|0 Comments

What’s Ahead for App Development in 2019

Legendary hockey coach Herb Brooks memorably said that “great moments are born from great opportunity.” When it comes to the immediate future of app development, the inverse is true: Opportunity is born from moments — specifically those that Americans spend on their smartphones. A recent study showed that the average American spends 5.4 hours a dayimmersed in that fashion. [...]

By |2019-06-20T13:53:52+00:00July 10th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

The Increasing Demand for On-Demand Apps

Uber is one of the most ubiquitous on-demand smartphone apps, and now forward-thinking entrepreneurs are in the process of trying to replicate their successes. The ride-sharing service is widely acknowledged as having kicked off the on-demand phenomenon with its founding in 2009, and since then, things have sped forward. Truly no stone has been left [...]

By |2019-06-20T13:52:15+00:00June 20th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Hey Siri, Tell Me What You Will Do Next

“Siri, what does the future hold for you?” “Would you like me to search the internet for that?” Don’t worry, soon Siri should be able to answer this directly. That’s because the digital world is evolving in ways that prioritize efficiency and ease of use. Soon, texting and typing by hand will be obsolete. The [...]

By |2019-05-17T15:28:20+00:00May 17th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Businessmen, Like Motorcyclists, Need to be in their Right Mind

Studies show that brain’s right side — i.e., its creative hemisphere — is stimulated by cycling. Does the open road lead to an open mind? That was the conclusion of a 2009 study undertaken by the University of Tokyo, which in seeking to determine how the human brain was affected by motorcycle riding found that a rider’s right hemisphere (i.e., [...]

By |2019-05-17T15:22:52+00:00May 17th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

The anatomy of investing bubbles

And why they lean out the herd—but never die Jake Moore, a fictional Wall Street trader played by actor Shia LaBeouf in the 2010 movie Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps, posed a question. “What is the definition of insanity?” he asked. “It’s doing the same thing over…and over, and expecting a different result. By that standard, [...]

By |2018-09-20T15:55:37+00:00September 18th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Making it Personal: Why A Face-to-Face Approach Works Best in Business

Few people better understand the efficacy of the direct approach than Mina Chang, CEO of Linking the World International, an advocacy group. After assuming her position in 2010, the former recording artist endeavored to visit LTW teams in Haiti, Kenya, Thailand, Nigeria and the Philippines. That enabled her to further her understanding of what was being [...]

By |2018-08-30T12:30:36+00:00August 30th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments