Uber employees petition for former CEO Travis Kalanick's return
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The majority of Uber’s investors may have wanted its co-founder and chief executive, Travis Kalanick, out, but some employees of the ride-hailing company are already calling for his return. In a petition that began circulating within Uber on Wednesday, employees called for Uber’s board of directors...
Travis Kalanick is no longer Uber’s CEO, but drivers still want him on the hook in lawsuit
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Recent scandals have put Uber on such shaky ground that a lawyer representing aggrieved drivers has filed a lawsuit against Travis Kalanick and Garrett Camp — the ride-hailing firm's co-founders — in case the company doesn't survive long enough to defend itself. Describing the lawsuit filed Thursday...
This year's hot graduation gift: Snapchat geofilters
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In the year since Snapchat began welcoming geofilters, paid submissions have increased to tens of thousands per day. Last month, graduations made up 15% of such sales.
How to Break Through With CIOs on Social Media
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It’s hard to be the Chief Information Officer. These busy tech execs are under pressure to successfully power up the CEO’s latest digital transformation initiative, plus hire and retain the best IT talent. Continue reading...
The Technology Small Businesses Should Invest in for Growth
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The problem for many SMBs though is that there are so many different technology options to potentially invest in that it can be challenging to determine which is the best for your business. The best technology for a small business are those tools that help ...
Weaker inflation slows to 1.3%, could weigh on central bank’s rate decision
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Steps by the Bank of Canada to prepare the country for an eventual interest rate hike are bumping up against an inflation rate that has eased up on the accelerator.… The post Weaker inflation slows to 1.3%, could weigh on central bank’s rate decision appeared first on Canadian Business - Your Source For Business News.
Are ‘Shadow’ Collaboration Apps a Thing of the Past?
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It feels like only last week shadow IT was one of the biggest concerns of C-Suite executives and IT managers. Shadow IT describes the phenomena of employees bringing in unapproved apps into the enterprise. Continue reading...
What happens if your CMS succeeds?
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The world of web content management is littered with stories of technology pain, failed projects, and unsatisfied end users. Those plans for digital transformation and widespread adoption of new systems don’t always play out as described in the strategy PowerPoint. But what if they do? What if that digital-led shift and new publishing platform generate even […]
Governors wary of Medicaid cost shift in Senate health bill
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Governors in several states that opted to expand Medicaid under former President Barack Obama’s health care law are wary of the Senate Republican plan to end the added federal funding… The post Governors wary of Medicaid cost shift in Senate health bill appeared first on Canadian Business - Your Source For Business News.
Major New Brunswick tungsten mine gets federal environmental approval
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A major New Brunswick mining project _ tapping into one of North America’s largest deposits of tungsten _ has received federal environmental assessment approval. The Sisson Mine project would see… The post Major New Brunswick tungsten mine gets federal environmental approval appeared first on Canadian Business - Your Source For Business News.
Riverbed Updates SteelCentral to Assess Digital Experience Tech Effectiveness
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For all the talk about digital experience and digital transformation strategies, most enterprises have little or no way of assessing the effectiveness of the technology supporting their digital experiences. Continue reading...
How to Build an Agile Marketing Team Across Time Zones
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Agile marketing is fast-paced in every sense of the word, designed to keep up with — and stay ahead of — the constant evolutions in digital engagement and customer needs that change minute-to-minute around the world. Agile marketing is focused around core teams that are always innovating, testing, analyzing and Continue reading...
Resource stocks help Toronto index rise more than U.S. benchmarks
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Canada’s main stock index is up sharply this morning despite some drag from lower shares of BlackBerry (TSX:BB). The Toronto Stock Exchange’s S&P/TSX composite index advanced 101.78 points to 15,321.68… The post Resource stocks help Toronto index rise more than U.S. benchmarks appeared first on Canadian Business - Your Source For Business News.
Price tag for Muskrat Falls hydro megaproject rises by another billion
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Costs for the beleaguered Muskrat Falls hydro development in Labrador are up by another $1 billion. Nalcor Energy CEO Stan Marshall said Friday the new price tag is $12.7 billion… The post Price tag for Muskrat Falls hydro megaproject rises by another billion appeared first on Canadian Business - Your Source For Business News.
The Best of the Physics arXiv (week ending June 17, 2017)
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This week’s most thought-provoking papers from the Physics arXiv.
11 Cost-Effective Ways to Increase Engagement on Social Media
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For small business owners trying to save money, what is one cost–effective way to increase engagement with customers on social media? The Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) is an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. In partnership with Citi, YEC recently launched BusinessCollective, a free virtual mentorship program that helps millions of entrepreneurs start and […] The post 11 Cost-Effective Ways to Increase Engagement on Social M
Can a magic formula help estimate your CMS project?
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Myths about the overall costs of web content management are alive and well This week I got the age-old question from a vendor friend about how much a CMS implementation should cost relative to the licensing fees. It’s a good question, and one we hear a lot from prospective clients. What should organizations expect to […]
Connecting the content model: personalization’s Rosetta Stone
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Organizations looking to get the most out of personalization should take a more strategic approach to their content model. Hear the take-ways from a Confab Intensive workshop on how to roll up your sleeves and identify new opportunities with your content.
Selecting a service provider is hard
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If selecting a CMS is easy, choosing the right service provider to make that CMS successful can be downright difficult. How can you navigate the sea of options and come away with a partner that's the right fit for your organization?
Content platforms are shipping promises: are you buying?
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Would you buy a feature that doesn’t exist? It happens more than you might think. When evaluating web content management solutions, there’s often as much emphasis on what a planned feature could do for you in the future, as on what the platform can actually do for you now. But organizations need to base purchase […]
Twenty Years of Web CMS #oldskool #wcm
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This year marks two decades for me of implementing and evaluating Web Content & Experience Management (WCM) tools.
Why a Single Vendor Can't Meet Your Employee Experience Needs #EmpEx #EntArch
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Definitions of “digital workplace” abound, but the simplest way to describe it is as the collection of online applications employees use to get work done. As such, what constitutes the digital workplace (DW) varies not only across organizations but even within a single organization. Each enterprise has a portfolio of tools that are intended for different departments and roles. For example, a salesperson will use a particular set of tools while a finance person will use a diffe
Tesla wants to develop its own music service
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It may not be enough for the electric car company Tesla to take on the giants of Detroit, like General Motors and Ford. The Palo Alto-based automaker is said to be exploring its very own music streaming service too, a move that would pit the company against market leader Spotify, and the aggressive...
California Nanotechnologies Provides Business Technology and Market Overview in New SNNLive Video Interview on StockNewsNow.com
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LOS ANGELES, June 23, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) StockNewsNow.com, The Official MicroCap News Source™, today published an SNNLive Video Interview with David Grant, CEO of California Nanotechnologies Corp. (TSX-V:CNO) (CANOF). California Nanotechnologies ...