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The Tech Industry Is Getting Very People and Culture Focused, Here’s Why

The truth is, if you’re after things like tip top business performance and productivity, you’re going to have to take care of your people first. Some companies have had to learn this the hard way, but they are learning. We’ve seen it unfold in a series of media-fueled dramas in the tech industry. From the scathing Amazon… Continue Reading The Tech Industry Is Getting Very People and Culture Focused, Here’s Why

Microsoft Makes Their Pitch to be your Cybersecurity Partner

Security is a regular discussion for businesses because it can have a wide ranging impact on services for customers. From protecting networks, hardware, data, and customer information it requires a steady strain approach to be effective. Security can no longer use the set and forget type approach – it must be a constant process of analysis, implementation,… Continue Reading Microsoft Makes Their Pitch to be your Cybersecurity Partner

Machines Poised to Take Over 30% of Work at Banks, McKinsey Says

New technologies are poised to sweep through investment banks, relieving many rank-and-file employees of roughly a third of their current workload, according to McKinsey & Co. The shift, already stoking angst on Wall Street, may take only a few years. Cognitive technologies — applications or machines that perform tasks once requiring human thought — are now cheap… Continue Reading Machines Poised to Take Over 30% of Work at Banks, McKinsey Says

8 project management tips for setting and managing expectations

One of the most difficult aspects of project management is setting and then managing expectations of both clients and stakeholders. While creating a timeline and defining the scope of a project upfront is helpful, if the expectations are unrealistic, the schedule and budget can easily blow up. What can project managers do to help ensure that all parties are… Continue Reading 8 project management tips for setting and managing expectations

Google ‘anti-diversity manifesto’ sparks backlash among employees

A widely shared internal Google memo arguing against gender diversity had prompted outrage from certain staff and members of the public. The anti-diversity memo, published in full by Gizmodo, argued that the disparities in gender at the tech giant could be explained by biological differences between men and women. “We need to stop assuming that gender gaps… Continue Reading Google ‘anti-diversity manifesto’ sparks backlash among employees

The Jobs That Artificial Intelligence Will Create

A global study finds several new categories of human jobs emerging, requiring skills and training that will take many companies by surprise. The threat that automation will eliminate a broad swath of jobs across the world economy is now well established. As artificial intelligence (AI) systems become ever more sophisticated, another wave of job displacement will almost… Continue Reading The Jobs That Artificial Intelligence Will Create
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