Transform Your Business Process with Utilities

28/01/19 07:19 PM By Nico - Comment(s)

Utilities are inherently innovative; they are continuously transforming, and are at the forefront of conservation and sustainability. With the rising demand for new technology and the drastic shift in business models, the traditional way of the business process of utilities threatened, urging them t...

How to Influence Sales Cycle Length

28/01/19 07:17 PM By Nico - Comment(s)

In an earlier post on the topic of Sales Velocity, I covered an important and overarching success metric that focuses one thing: How much revenue can you expect to bring in each day? The Sales Velocity equation looks at four things: 1) number of opportunities in pipe, 2) average opportunity value, 3...

Integration—the bridge between your marketing automation tool and truly automated marketing

28/01/19 07:14 PM By Nico - Comment(s)

Marketing automation tools aid you by delivering smart content and earning valuable information in return. But can this information afford to stay buried in your tool? And is your content still smart if it does? No and no.

Your other apps need the information your marketing automation tool gathers, t...

Integrate SuiteCRM With Mautic

28/01/19 07:11 PM By Nico - Comment(s)

You already keep much of your most important data in your CRM. It is a no-brainer to make that data available to your marketing platform in order to create more effective, automated campaigns. If you are using Mautic then using this integration is another no-brainer.

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6 Ways Small Businesses Can Fight Climate Change

28/01/19 07:01 PM By Nico - Comment(s)

The annual World Economic Forum at Davos is nearly here, and one topic that’s sure to get a lot of attention this year is the environment. While sustainability has been in the conversation for some time, it’s catapulted to the forefront thanks to (among other things) the U.S. government’s recent rep...

Why the world’s first smart highway will most likely be in China

28/01/19 06:55 PM By Nico - Comment(s)

China’s fast-paced growth has resulted in it being one of the most extremely flexible nations in terms of technological integration into existing infrastructure. With its relatively newer institutions and organizations, China can easily adapt existing infrastructure around current and potentially fu...

'Criminals escaping justice' due to IT system

28/01/19 06:51 PM By Nico - Comment(s)

A police IT system is "unfit for purpose" and causing some criminals to escape justice, officers have told the BBC's Victoria Derbyshire programme.

Nine forces in England and Wales use Athena, which promised to speed up the detection of crimes.

But officers say it regularly crashes and is ov...

Whose robot is this and where did all the employees go?

28/01/19 06:46 PM By Nico - Comment(s)

Sometimes it feels like the employees are disappearing from stores. Amazon has started rolling out cashier-less stores that use cameras and other high-tech sensors to track what shoppers take. Walmart now has “pick-up towers” that act as in-store vending machines for online orders. Tech has started ...

Boeing's first autonomous air taxi flight ends in fewer than 60 seconds

28/01/19 06:26 PM By Nico - Comment(s)

(CNN Business) - Everyone has to start somewhere, and air taxis are no exception.

Boeing, the world's largest aerospace company, said it completed the first flight of its autonomous air taxi Tuesday at a small airport outside Washington, DC. No one was on board.

The flight lasted less than a minute, a...

Mislatel franchise faces scrutiny

28/01/19 06:19 PM By Nico - Comment(s)

AS THE NEW MAJOR telecommunications player prepares to submit its rollout plans to the government next month, Mindanao Islamic Telephone Company, Inc. (Mislatel) is now facing questions over the validity of its franchise.

During the Senate public services committee hearing on the “third telco” biddin...

Big brands revisit the milkman model to cut plastic pollution

28/01/19 06:16 PM By Nico - Comment(s)

(Reuters) - Major packaged goods sellers and retailers, under pressure to cut the flow of single-use plastic bottles and containers clogging the world’s waterways, have teamed with recycling and shipping firms on an e-commerce service that puts a twist on the old-fashioned milkman.

Called Loop and an...

Eurozone's economic outlook darkens as growth risks increase 

28/01/19 06:12 PM By Nico - Comment(s)

The clouds seem to be gathering for the eurozone's economy.

At a news conference after a policymaking meeting on Thursday, European Central Bank (ECB) president Mario Draghi described an outlook that is becoming more overcast.

Economic data, he said, had been weaker than expected, and the risks to gro...

Stop Wasting Time. Prioritize What Your Business Values

28/01/19 06:00 PM By Nico - Comment(s)

Many entrepreneurs and executives struggle with their priorities.

As their businesses grow or they rise within a larger company, they must review more and more information in multiple inboxes.

It becomes all but impossible to keep on top of everything.

Ryan Gallagher is the founder and CEO of iovox. Th...

The downside of working from home

28/01/19 05:50 PM By Nico - Comment(s)

A growing number of people are working out of the office. But come performance evaluation season, that could be costing them.

According to a 2018 Gallup poll, 43% of Americans say they work remotely "at least sometimes." But even as this kind of working arrangement becomes increasingly comm...

Pope in Panama to visit young offenders in prison

28/01/19 05:28 PM By Nico - Comment(s)

Pope Francis will briefly break away from the clamor of the global Catholic youth gathering in Panama on Friday to visit a group of marginalized young people outside the capital.

A 30-minute helicopter ride will take him to the industrial hub of Pacora, where he will visit young offenders at a youth ...