Category Archives for Technology Education

May 19, 2016

The IT Landscape of the Health Care Industry

The health care industry is one where innovation and advancement is the norm as new treatments and technologies constantly improve short- and long-term patient care. Health care is one of the most rapidly

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May 4, 2016

Technology Disruption in the Financial Industry

Today we are going to continue our look at how technology is changing businesses and industries, focusing on the banking and financial sector. This is a highly competitive field where technology is making

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April 21, 2016

Stage 4 of IT Maturity: Your Business and Your Industry Transformed

If you’ve made it to Stage 4 of IT maturity, the “Business Transformation” stage, congratulations! You’ve come a long way, and are now part of an elite club that not many businesses are able to

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April 13, 2016

Stage 3 of IT Maturity: The Finish Line Is in Sight

Hopefully you did not get stuck in the “trap” of Stage 2 and now find yourself in the third stage of IT maturity, the “Operational Enhancement” phase. If not, stay committed.  Stage 3 is not easy

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April 6, 2016

Stage 2 of IT: The Trap

Today we will look at Stage 2 of IT maturity, or the “operational management” stage. As we’ve explained previously, Stage 2 is required for operational success, and while some new IT initiatives

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March 29, 2016

How Is Technology Change Shaping Your Business and Industry?

You’ve heard about the big technology hitters like Netflix and Uber shaking up their respective industries and disrupting, if not outright destroying, their more traditional competitors. But how can

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March 23, 2016

Marketing Automation 101

  There have been a ton of articles lately about the benefits of marketing automation. But unfortunately most of the articles give little or no practical information on how a company can start to

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March 18, 2016

Stage 1 IT: Get Out as Fast as Possible!

Last week we provided a brief overview of the four stages of IT maturity and why they should matter for your business, regardless of the industry. Today we will take a closer look at Stage 1, which, as

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March 9, 2016

Why Your Journey Through the Four Stages of IT Maturity Will Determine Your Success or Failure

Even if you are not actively innovating with technology or using the latest and greatest applications in your business, you know that technology is vital to the success of any business today. But how can

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March 7, 2016

It’s Time to Throw Away the One-Size-Fits-All CRM

Sometimes the biggest casualty of an established business is the scrappiness that came from being small, broke, and hell-bent on getting something done. This passion and focus tends to lead to inventive

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