Originally Published: 05/07/2020
Second only to the information you bring are your PowerPoint slides. If not organized well, a the presentation can be disorienting or even distracting.
How can you best structure your content?
Some presentations are hard to follow, even if the individual slides are visually interesting. One of the biggest reasons is that they default to a linear organization of content instead of adapting to individual needs. In other words: what are the alternatives?
Originally Published: 04/22/2020
In light of recent events, it is evident that working remotely has become the new norm and we are truly living in a new world, a world that now requires even more effort on our part to ensure we retain the attention of our audience.
So picture this. You have everything you need to deliver your work presentation. You did the research. You planned ahead but what is the best way to reach your audience? …
Originally Published: 07/13/2020
The term Digital Transformation is one that often gets thrown around quite a bit, in a verity of business and in various areas within the digital arena. It is often used as a euphemism for general modernization or internally when marketing new solutions. But in reality what is a Digital Transformation and what are some of the things to keep in mind when considering a transformation?
The first step in marking your Digital Transformation is defining and stargazing a serious rethinking of how your organization uses technology, people and processes to fundamentally change the performance of your…
Originally Published: 06/01/2020
What makes a digital transformation effective? Although this may sound like a very ambiguous question it truly starts and ends with top level executives leading the charge and working together to steer the ship. In companies with multiple executives from various departments a Digital Transformation will have inherently different interests and focus.
All of the top executives should be jointly responsible for the implementation of a new digital platform strategy. To thrive during a digital transformation, the CEO and COO together with the executives of IT, marketing, HR, and finance must truly form a “digital dream team”…
Originally Published: 12/11/2019
When you hear the term “wearable technology,” probably the first thing that springs to mind is a smartwatch, Google Glass or Snapchat Spectacles. But if you take the term at its most literal … well, you get something like the Levi’s Commuter Trucker.
Levi’s Commuter Trucker is the first wearable technology from Google’s Project Jacquard. Basically speaking, it’s a denim jacket with some incredibly smart Google technology sewn into it. All of the technology is confined to a small “active zone” on the left sleeve cuff. This section features 15 rows of conductive fiber woven into the…
Originally Published: 03/13/2020
In the midst of a growing pandemic more and more companies are now changing the way they do business. By choice or by order, companies have been forced to close their doors and send workers home. But that by no means insist that work stops, because virus or not, the show must go on.
That being said, working remotely has now become the new ‘norm’, at least for the time being. This of course comes with it’s own challenges, work-arounds, benefits and changes. …
Originally published: 03/10/2020
The 2020 Consumer Electronics Show wrapped up earlier this year and while the event usually plays host to all kinds of gadgets, gizmos and the tech of the future, the most ambitious idea came from Japan’s largest automaker, Toyota.
Toyota, which recently rebranded itself as a “mobility” company with a focus on developing new technology to change the way people move. The company’s latest plan, announced at CES, is to build a 175-acre high-tech, sensor-laden metropolis from the ground up. On top of the idea itself being a larger than life project, it will be located at…
Originally published: 11/21/2019
Imagine you are scrolling through your Instagram feed and you come across your best friends’ vacation photo, a stunning location that sparks your travel plans, or a color food shot that seems out of this world. What if we could no longer “like” that photo, or many other photos?
Luckily we are not in that Twilight Zone, and this is not the case for Instagram users. At least not yet.
But Instagram has definitely been experimenting with the idea of taking “likes” out of our likes.
Originally published: 11/13/2019
In 2019 more people are packing their bags, stamping their passports and curing their case of fomo(“fear of missing out”). In other words, the travel industry has been busier than ever and as of February 2019, it was the second-fastest growing sector in the world, ahead of healthcare, information technology and financial services. The contribution to the more recent influx of jet setters in the world is primarily due to — you guessed it — Millennials.
VW put out a touching farewell video celebrating the iconic automobile, which helped provided wheels to millions of people around the world. The video appropriately titled “The Last Mile” chronicles the life of the VW Beetle, through the eyes of owners, icons and people who hold this classic automobile close. The classic Beetle made famous by the movie Herbie ended production in 2003 and an updated version was later introduced. In 2011, VW further updated the Beetle’s design, keeping the rounded roof, but making it a bit more coupe-like than ever before. …