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...

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...

Drive Sales for your Business with Data Analytics!

22/01/19 11:09 AM By Nico - Comment(s)

A company’s success depends on its ability to keep their customers at its core. Competition no longer looks at the prices of products, but rather on the advertising as well as how they are marketed. If you want to generate and keep customers, you have to interact with them and build relationships on...

China's slowdown and what it means for the UK

21/01/19 05:39 PM By Nico - Comment(s)

Monday sees the release of China's GDP figures, and they'll be even more closely watched than usual.

Apple's CEO, Tim Cook, blamed cautious Chinese consumers in part for his company's failure to sell as many iPhones as he hoped, sending share prices down around the globe.

Car sales in the country, mea...

Russian senator says U.S. warship in Black Sea should keep its distance

21/01/19 05:18 PM By Nico - Comment(s)

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Visits to the Black Sea by U.S. warships have nothing to do with U.S. security and are motivated by domestic politics, prominent Russian senator Alexei Pushkov said on Sunday, warning they should stay away from the Russian coast.

The U.S. guided-missile destroyer Donald Cook began ...

Central bankers lack the weapons to fight the next big recession

21/01/19 05:07 PM By Nico - Comment(s)

New York (CNN Business) - If there's a serious recession on the horizon, the world's central banks may have trouble fighting it.

Central banks took dramatic and unorthodox steps to prevent economic collapse during the financial crisis. They slashed interest rates, and in the years that followed spent...

Netflix boosts subscriber numbers to nearly 140 million

21/01/19 04:43 PM By Nico - Comment(s)

Netflix ended 2018 with more than 139 million paid subscribers, adding 8.8 million members in the three months to 31 December.

The streaming giant said the growth reflected the success of its original programmes, such as Bird Box and Roma.

Netflix-original material now represents the "vast majori...

The Only Resolution Banks And Credit Unions Need To Make In 2019

21/01/19 04:34 PM By Nico - Comment(s)

Tis the season for New Year’s resolutions--and that’s just as true for banks and credit unions as it is for their consumers. While most financial institutions will start 2019 with a laundry list of key initiatives and goals to pursue in the coming year, there’s just one resolution they need to make ...

What Can A Data-driven Workflow Do to Your Business?

15/01/19 01:37 PM By Nico - Comment(s)

The rampant shift in technology - the existence of smartphones, cloud, integration software, among others, have changed the gears in business and everyone involved, from consumers to producers, now have access to more information than they had before.

But access to more data doesn’t exactly mean an e...

5 resolutions to boost your website conversions in 2019

15/01/19 01:21 PM By Christine - Comment(s)

New beginnings, new perspectives, 365 new days—the new year is a symbol of hope and optimism. This is the perfect time for businesses to reflect on their past setbacks and successes, and draft a solid plan for the rest of the year. Whether you’re a small business owner, an entrepreneur, or a blogger...

U.S. shutdown sends economy into uncharted waters

15/01/19 09:59 AM By Nico - Comment(s)

WASHINGTON, USA – The United States government shutdown on Saturday, January 12, became the longest in history and is taking a growing bite out of the world's largest economy with each passing day, economists say.

While most of the 21 "lapses" in government spending since 1976 left barely a...