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2023 Business Predictions As AI And Automation Rise In Popularity

Whether you are in manufacturing, retail, marketing, healthcare, or business, artificial intelligence and automation practices are starting to shift the way industries operate. A Deloitte study recently found that over 50% of organizations are planning on incorporating the use of AI…

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10 Necessary Skills For Managing The Day-To-Day Operations Of A Business

Whether you’re an aspiring entrepreneur or you’ve recently opened a business, you’re likely thinking about all the skills you’ll need to make your business thrive. While different types of businesses will require different skill sets of their owners, there are several…

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Mile By Mile – Are Small But Regular Funding Rounds Good For Founders?

The conventional wisdom runs something like this. The process of raising capital is time-consuming and stressful. It diverts the attention of managers from more important matters, such as driving product development or making sales. Ideally, every funding round should provide a…

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Companies Must Continue To Prioritize Diversity, Equity And Inclusion, Even During Tough Economic Times

CEO, Sodexo Engage. Passionate about elevating the employee experience at work and beyond through benefits, rewards and recognition. Throughout the past several years, many companies have added diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives to their corporate strategies. A 2021 survey of HR…

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Will The Dark Warehouse Ever Become Reality? Perhaps Not In Our Lifetime

Steve Shaheen, CEO and founder, DTG. If you’ve ever visited an Amazon distribution center, you might think it’s like something out of Monster’s, Inc. Across 800,000 square feet of warehouse space, massive conveyer belts move products to different floors while robots…

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How To Conduct A Marketing Audit And Strategically Position Your Brand For An Economic Downturn

Mauricio Rosero is the founder & CEO of M2 Studios. Keeping a business running and functional can be very demanding. More so, keeping that business afloat in a time of severe economic hardship is especially challenging. Unfortunately, in many cases, entrepreneurs…

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Dialpad Is Betting That TrueCaaS Is The Future Of Customer Service. They Might Be Right.

Over the last few years, despite the investment in self-service tools and technology to help drive proactive, predictive and pre-emptive service, live, and asynchronous, customer support channels have remained solidly important, especially when a customer's issue is urgent, concerning or complex.…

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Sort Your KPIs From Your OKRs: How Profit.co Is Helping More Businesses Hit Their Targets At Last

Businesses the world over will be familiar with the frustration that comes with setting themselves a target and then falling short. The solution may be to focus less on KPIs and more on OKRs, management gurus argue. California-based Profit.co, which is…

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Secrets To Survival: How To Grow Stronger During A Financial Crisis

Peter Done is Group Managing Director and founder of business services specialist Peninsula Group. With financial instability wreaking havoc across the globe, many business owners are preparing for a recession. According to my company's recent survey, financial concerns plague over 70%…

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Setting Boundaries: How Clients And Advisors Improve Their Professional Relationship

As in many relationships, the continuity of a client / advisor relationship depends on the strength of the connection. Working with a professional advisor who provides the professional guidance and expertise that it needs to perform at a high level could…

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Headless Commerce Isn’t Just Shaking Up Retail: Three Other Industries Being Disrupted

Casper Rasmussen is President of MACH Alliance, a group of companies dedicated to advocating for open, best-of-breed technology ecosystems. Headless commerce has completely changed how brands sell online. While retail is the best known industry it has disrupted, several others have…

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6 Crucial Factors Leaders Need To Build A Better Workplace Culture In 2023

John Street, cofounder and CEO, Pax8. In a fragile economy and a world filled with uncertainty, why are some companies growing faster than others? Do the technologies those companies choose to operate their businesses matter? Without question. Are automation innovations driving…

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