The one constant in technology is change. Tech evolves so quickly that it feels like by the time you install the latest and greatest tech package, it feels as if it’s already obsolete, replaced by the next big thing.
But now all the rules are out the window. A digital awakening is taking place, and CIOs recognize that the tried-and-true strategies of yesterday will likely sputter today.
It’s also important to remember digital transformation isn’t about being on the cutting edge of the latest ...
Automation Integration Drives Customer Experience: Creating Consumer Connection Points in Digital Marketing
Using automated processes to enhance digital marketing efforts across industries.
The Coronavirus has thrown the business world into chaos. Over the past several months companies around the world have scrambled to create work-from-home plans, with varying degrees of success.
Some businesses were prepared. Over the past decade plus, companies have increasingly developed work-from-home options, and many companies are even based on a WFH model. A Gallup poll conducted March 12, 2020 (right around the time the Coronavirus crisis kicked in and stay-at-home orders were given), f...
IPS has made racial equity a priority over the past several years, and among the biggest steps the district has taken is in establishing its Racial Equity Training program at Crispus Attucks High School.
Aimed at educating IPS faculty and staff members across the district, the program runs over two days at the Racial Equity Training Center on the Crispus Attucks campus. The training is designed to foster a collaborative community to improve outcomes for students by eliminating racial dispropo...
A trio of global technology experts discussed the emerging 5G technology at Dreamforce 2019 , covering the global implications for the new platform and the potential it has for changing the way most of the world operates.
5G is the next generation of mobile broadband, slated to, if not replace, at least accompany, the current standard 4G LTE broadband connection. 5G of course offers exponentially faster download and upload speeds. Latency–the time it takes devices to communicate with each oth...
Not to take issue with Andy Williams, but NOW may just be the most wonderful time of the year.
It's time for Dreamforce 2019! It's the most exciting four days in technology and conferencing. Trailblazers the world over will get together for exchanging information, networking, sharing stories and successes, and having some good, clean professional fun. Dreamforce is today's experts, tomorrow's technology, and the workshops, keynotes, and sessions that will give you heaping helpings of both.
On Friday, Nov. 15, students and staff at Meredith Nicholson School 96 will ditch their school uniforms and work attire for their favorite pajamas, but it’s not because of a quirk related to daylight saving time.
It’s in celebration of the IPS school’s annual Scholars in Sleepwear day.
For one day, students, teachers, staff and invited guests leave their uniforms (or work clothes) at home, dressing down in their comfy pajamas and coming to school for a day of fun, games and reading.
With student fitness being a continuous goal for Indianapolis Public Schools, Beyond Monumental wants to give IPS students every opportunity to run toward a healthier lifestyle.
Having helped establish running programs and clubs all over Marion County and in the IPS school district, Beyond Monumental is a not-for-profit organization that actively supports youth health and wellness programs, with an emphasis on running.
One of the ways in which Beyond Monumental’s reach at IPS can be see will ...
Chances are good you've seen operational inefficiencies in action before: workers carrying out tiresome, inefficient methods for completing their tasks. Maybe they hand-write logging forms, then enter them into the computer. Or maybe extra layers of approval are required from people who are ill-equipped to do so.
Suggest making a change, and everyone scoffs. "But this is the way we've always done it," they invariably reply. "It's worked fine so far."
Let's just say it: "This is the way we've ...
Senior Consultant Pat Solum has found plenty of success in his career at Appirio. But you don’t get to be a four-time Dreamforce presenter without a solid take on career and industry.
For Pat, it’s pretty simple: No one gets there alone.
After taking a position in consulting three years ago, he made a startling realization.
“I didn't know what the hell I was doing,” he said.
Living in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, Pat found an opportunity to grow the mentorship and community opportunities for Sa...
Successful Salesforce customers don't get that way by accident; they put in the work necessary to make the solution work for their organization. This isn't something that just happens; it is the result of proactive, engaged leadership, and diligent, dedicated end users.
Implementation is just the beginning of your relationship with your solutions. Achieving post-implementation success requires you to keep your eye on the ball not just until implementation is complete, but until all the tweaks...
CONEX: THE CONTENT EXPERIENCE 2019
August 20- 22
TORONTO - The Royal Conservatory of Music
The 2019 Conex convention rocked Toronto for three days of learning, collaboration, and good times, leaving an indelible mark on the city and those who attended. An Appirio Marketing contingent made the trip north to attend and found three full days of tactical workshopping goodness, with a little actionable learning thrown in for good measure.
What is Conex?
Conex: The Content Experience is an annual c...