Category: Technology

5 Strategies to Increase Focus in the Digital Era

Amy Blankson

Did you know that the average attention span of a human has officially dropped below that of a goldfish? Yes, the frequently mocked unintelligent goldfish has an attention span of a brief nine-seconds, while ours now averages at an even briefer,

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How to Build a Lasting Legacy During The Digital Transformation Era

Scott Klososky

In order to leave a lasting legacy, business leaders in the integration industry must capitalize on the new opportunities technology is providing their businesses and aim to achieve the nine elements of digital maturity. This article by Rachel Quetti was

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Relax, Your Smartphone Probably Isn’t Destroying Your Relationships

Amy Blankson

In a 2011 study at Stanford University, researchers asked a group of girls ages 8 to 12 by to surf the internet for up to five hours, then share how happy and socially comfortable they felt. The results weren’t encouraging. The

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KidsWifi Combines Positive Psychology and Technology to Help Parents Raise Safer and Happier Kids

Shawn Achor

Over the past few years, I’ve traveled to 50 countries researching happiness. During this time I have worked with nearly half of the Fortune 100 companies, did a two hour interview with Oprah in her backyard, and been invited by

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3 Happiness Hacks to Savor the Holiday Season

Use technology to get more out of life, not distract you from it. Buy the groceries! Prep the turkey! Set the table! In the midst of the scurry to get ready for Thanksgiving, sometimes it can be difficult to just

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Achieving Digital Maturity: The Transformative Characteristics of Digitally Mature Organizations

Scott Klososky

If you’ve heard me speak, you’ve heard me say the term “digital transformation.” It’s more than a buzzword; it’s the historic period we are currently experiencing. Digital transformation is creating a revolution in business, industry, and daily life. We are

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Back to the Future…of Happiness

Recently, my husband and I decided to show our three daughters (ages 9, 6, and 3) the classic movie Back to the Future. Of course, my kids were immediately enthralled, but my youngest had a few key questions like, Mommy,

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How NOT Unplugging from Technology Saved a Vacation

This article by Sara Tsoodle was originally published at Future Point of View, Scott Klososky’s consulting firm. Having just experienced one of the more disappointing vacations in my adult life, I must ponder how technology rescued my week in certain respects. My

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4 Tips to Create Strong Passwords

Scott Klososky

This article by Corey White was originally published at Future Point of View, Scott Klososky’s consulting firm. Recent massive data dumps display the essential need for password hygiene The nearly irrelevant social site MySpace found itself on the collective tongues of the

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Is technology good or bad for us?

In recent months, I have seen a growing number of posts about how bad technology is for us. Technology is blamed for social isolation, disconnection, and corruption.  But I’ve also heard and seen how technology can be used for good

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Scott Klososky: IT Leaders and Tech Trends of the Future

Scott Klososky

“NASCIO 2016: CIOs Must Spün-Feed Culture Change,” by David Stegon was published on StateTech Magazine on May 4, 2016. Author and keynote speaker, Scott Klososky encourages government leaders to make their organizations fertile ground where IT can flourish. The audience admittedly

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Using a Technology Halo to Increase your Customer WOW Factor

Scott Klososky

This article by Corey White of Future Point of View, Scott Klososky’s consulting firm, was first published on Technology Story. A quick keyword search on Google reports that in the month of October the term “digital marketing” was searched 135,000

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4 Key Features of an Effective Website

Scott Klososky

This post was first published on the blog of Future Point of View, Scott Klososky’s consulting firm. Last weekend I went searching for a home security system. I was trying to decide between two different competitors. What sold me on

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Data Obesity: When Big Data Gets Too Fat

Scott Klososky

This article by Corey White was first published on the blog of Future Point of View, Scott Klososky’s consulting firm. Football coaches naturally seek big offensive linemen to protect their valuable quarterbacks and running backs – the bigger the better. A

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How To Pick a Technology Vendor: Top 6 Questions to Ask

Scott Klososky

This article by Mike Pierce was originally published on the blog for Future Point of View, Scott Klososky’s consulting firm. Choosing the right technology vendor partner has become a critical skill for business leaders to master. When companies decide to

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The Magic Kingdom and the Internet of Things

Scott Klososky

This article by Corey White was first published on Scott Klososky’s  blog, Technology Story. Disney is using technology to make The Magic Kingdom a little more magical, and this provides a glimpse into the possibilities of the Internet of Things

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Mobilegeddon is Here! Are You Still Not Ready?

Scott Klososky

This article by Corey White was first published on Scott Klososky’s  blog, Technology Story.  Have you ever suffered through the frustration of trying to navigate a poorly-designed website on a smartphone: pinching pages, clicking on the wrong links, trying to read

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Why Continuing Education is Vital For Every Entrepreneur

Scott Klososky

This article was originally published on Future Point of View. A college degree, such as a bachelor’s degree, is important. A degree of this kind opens a wide range of doors for any person hoping to break into an enterprise. It also

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Less Marketing, More Customers

Scott Klososky

This article by Vaughn Rachal was originally published on Scott Klososky’s blog, Technology Story. Do you receive more than your fair share of “MARKETING” on a daily basis? Over 80% of the mail I receive both physical and the “e”

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Humalogy, the Perfect Blending of Humanity & Technology

Scott Klososky

This article by Tom Henricksen was originally published on MyITCoachCareer.com.   “In the old days, we painstakingly copied our emails onto paper, put a stamp on them and mailed them to arrive 4 to 5 days later. We also churned

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