• Modern Technology in Education

    Modern Technology in Education

    Technology has heavily impacted almost every aspect of our lives, and education is no exception. In many ways, one might think that education hasn’t changed much over the years. If you look at classroom photos of decades ago, the scene might look familiar because it’s very similar to the modern classroom. The teacher is lecturing
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  • What Is Assistive Technology?

    What Is Assistive Technology?

    What is assistive technology? The term “assistive technology” refers to devices or systems – hardware, software, and other services – that help maintain or improve a person’s ability to do things in everyday life, such as communicate, learn, type, write, pick up things, move around, and many other things. In particular, assistive technology usually refers
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  • A Look at Technical Debt

    A Look at Technical Debt

    The trade-off required between delivering perfect products and meeting tight deadlines makes the issue of technical debt particularly relevant to software and system developers. Yet this issue is often shifted to the back burner. Why? Because addressing it rarely fulfills an urgent business need. What’s more – and especially for cases that aren’t urgent –
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  • Are We Too Dependent on Technology?

    Are We Too Dependent on Technology?

    When I was but a young, fresh-faced whipper-snapper at school, I learned to do math in my head. I had my times tables up to 20 memorized and knew a slew of mental math tricks I could call upon to add, subtract, divide, or multiply any two numbers you threw at me. Over the years,
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  • Why 5G Networks Couldn’t be Coming at a Better Time

    Why 5G Networks Couldn’t be Coming at a Better Time

    Governments are mandating mass quarantines, shelter-in-place, and social distancing at a scale never seen before in human history.  Companies are responding by closing offices and asking employees to work from home. COVID-19 is driving unprecedented demand for broadband internet service, and traditional fixed wire providers are struggling to provide the capacity that customers need.  5G
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  • Improving Customer Experience through Effective Monitoring

    Improving Customer Experience through Effective Monitoring

    In an outcome economy, value is based on the perception of people buying a product or service, not the things that went into building it.  In the digital age, that means customer experience is critical to brand perception, customer loyalty, and a company’s financial success.  With an increasing portion of the components that make up
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  • Five Value Chain Examples for the Modern Company

    Five Value Chain Examples for the Modern Company

    There many value chain examples on the internet. Rightly so as leaders of modern business are intently focused on value creation for their businesses. Increased competition and other market pressures combined with rapid technology evolution are forcing companies to become more agile to survive.  But to what end?  It isn’t agility that leads to business
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  • Why do you need a CMDB Tool in 2020? Five Companies to consider

    Why do you need a CMDB Tool in 2020? Five Companies to consider

    Why do you need a CMDB tool in 2020?  ITIL has been around for over 30 years touting the virtues of a configuration management database (CMDB) to help you manage your IT environment and to serve as the core of your IT Service Management (ITSM) processes.  Is this guidance still relevant, or have modern IT
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