We talk to robots several times per day. If you have Amazon’s Alexa, talk to Siri on your iPhone, or chat with friends on Facebook Messenger, then you use chatbots – computer programs designed to talk to you as if you’re speaking to a human. While these products won the first chatbot battle, research shows that they might lose the war to small businesses. (more…)
The black hole of buying accounting software for small business is big enough to scare even the biggest math wonk. With so many products on the market, it can seem like there’s no simple starting point.
And accounting itself is anything but simple – it’s a precise task that must get done correctly. This means that choosing the right accounting software to guide you through your country’s unique tax forms and filing deadlines is essential. (more…)
It’s safe to say that blockchain has reached buzzword status. This term is used with abandon at tech conferences, in research reports, and by thought leaders. It’s now a word with implicit meaning – as in, you “should” know what blockchain is, but there’s a strong chance that the person discussing it is more confused than you are. (more…)
Project management is having a moment. This discipline is rapidly moving from silo-ed IT departments to C-suite boardrooms. But that growing influence begs a crucial question: do women have seats at the new strategy table? (more…)
It might seem like Venmo usage reached a tipping point last year. As GetApp reported earlier this year, PayPal’s peer-to-peer (P2P) mobile payment app processed $5.6 billion in transactions during Q4 2016. That’s not bad for a mobile payment app that’s still exclusive to the U.S. (more…)