$3.8 billion Slack is making a little change to solve a big problem with its business

Resource Author:  Matt Weinberger
Resource Date:  01/18/2017
Resource Name:  Business Insider
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Sometimes, it’s the little things that make the biggest impact.

For instance, when $3.8 billion work chat app Slack announces on Wednesday that it’s adding threaded conversations, it’s not just adding a much-requested feature that makes it easier to keep team conversations on-topic and get things done.

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Metrics, metrics on the wall– which one should I use for my business?

Resource Author:  Filbert Tsai
Resource Date:  01/16/2017
Resource Name:  BusinessMirror
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Financial dashboards have become one of the most saleable feature of an accounting software. Filled with colorful graphs and data visualization tools, these dashboards provide quick insights on how a business is performing.

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Stick Figures vs. Spreadsheets: Why You Should Doodle at Work

Resource Date:  12/08/2016
Resource Name:  Knowledge @ Wharton
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Dan Roam: I am a business guy who comes out of an art background. I have drawn all my life, starting as a little kid. If you think about it, most of us have drawn when we were very young. I just kept on doing it. That brought me into a managing consulting role, where I was the weirdo who would go up to the flip chart or the white board and draw a picture of whatever I heard people talking about. Now I want to be clear, the pictures I was drawing were exceedingly simple. They might be a couple of circles, a box, a triangle, an arrow connecting them. If I was feeling really artistic, I might even add a stick figure up there somewhere and then some labels.

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How to Invest in A World of Information-Overload

Resource Author:  Chin Hui Leong
Resource Date:  01/03/2017
Resource Name:  The Motley Fool
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I remember a time when my parents had to go to the stock broker simply to find out the share price of a company. Today’s investing world is vastly different.

We now live in an era in which information is abundant and readily available at the click of a mouse or a tap on a smartphone. Such convenience in obtaining information makes it a great time to be an investor.

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Humans Don’t Need All This Data – Machines Do

Resource Author:  ELDAD FARKASH
Resource Date:  12/23/2016
Resource Name:  Information Management
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The Internet of Things (IoT) is quickly becoming a way of life, making its way from consumer environments in homes and retail environments – to now becoming an integral part of the modern enterprise.

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Push Technology Market – Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, Forecast 2024

Resource Author:  12/28/2016
Resource Date:  12/28/2016
Resource Name:  Sat Press Release
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Push technology is used to send data or information to a client instead of waiting for client to make a request for that particular data. This technology enables clients to get data as quickly as it become accessible. The server or content provider sends new information with the help of push technology to the client and client is notified about it. .Push technology offers benefits such as managing and reducing the information overload and communication bandwidth block. It is just an alternative approach to access information.

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The Surprising Way the Retirement System is Stacked Against You

Resource Author:  Michael Douglass
Resource Date:  12/17/2016
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In our economy, choice is often equated with freedom. It’s critical to us to “have it your way,” as one popular fast-food slogan famously offered. Yet there is plenty of research out there indicating that when you provide people with too many choices and too much information, they freeze. (Ever eaten at a restaurant where everything looked good? It can be agonizing.) In some cases, they’re even more likely to make bad decisions.

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Don’t Let Operator Error Destroy Your Business

Resource Author:  Bret Ahnell
Resource Date:  12/20/2016
Resource Name:  fei daily
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Human error is to blame for some of the costliest industrial losses and business interruptions. Leaving a roll of paper towels in a turbine? The tally: $11 million. Pulling the wrong switch and draining the oil from a generator? $23 million. Closing a compressor valve that should have remained open? A fire and 30-day production shutdown.

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Physical Security Information Management Market to Reach $2246 million with 34.41% CAGR Forecast to 2020

Resource Date:  12/26/2016
Resource Name:  EIN News
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PUNE, INDIA, December 21, 2016 / — Physical Security Information Management (PSIM) system is a software that is utilized for systematizing and improving operations for physical security management and reporting. It is intended to assimilate security applications via one common user interface. Situations are proactively resolved by collecting events from obtainable information and security devices and linking them to empower personnel. This system needs integration and coordination of technologies with the information technology processes that administer the management of administrative data.

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Knowmail Grabs $3.5 Million to Further Develop Personalized Artificial Intelligence (P.A.I) and Solve Communication Overload

Resource Date:  12/15/2016
Resource Name:  Benzinga
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Knowmail, a company building a Personalized Artificial Intelligence platform to help employees communicate and collaborate better, announced it closed a new $3.5 million investment led by CE Ventures with managing partner Tayman Kan also joining the board. This round also includes existing shareholders AfterDox, Plus Ventures, 2B Angels, INE Ventures and notable private investors. The additional funding will be utilized to continue building out Knowmail’s functionality and expand its customer base globally.

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