Software is omnipresent in the modern workplace; however, its rapid evolution has led businesses to grapple with its effectiveness. For example, seven years ago McKinsey predicted social technologies could raise worker productivity by 25%.
QuickBooks Online took top honors in GetApp’s latest Category Leaders ranking of accounting software. The ranking helps software buyers shorten their selection process by quickly comparing top-rated tools.
A few years ago, I was in Paris at the Louvre battling a horde of fellow tourists for a peek at the “Mona Lisa.” Frustrated by the ridiculous melee, I turned around to leave the room.
What I saw was extraordinary.
What does finding Pokémon by using your phone have to do with your field service business? Well, more than you’d think.
Immersive technologies such as augmented reality (AR), virtual reality (VR), and mixed reality (MR), are just another step in the blending of our digital and physical worlds, changing the way we interact with our surroundings. Mobile game Pokémon Go leveraged smartphones to turn everyday places into its gaming environment, and field service benefits from the same technology.
Salesforce didn’t just jump on the big data bandwagon this week: It hitched its own horse to the front. On June 10, Co-Chief Executive Officers Marc Benioff and Keith Block announced an all-stock deal to acquire Tableau—a cloud-based data visualization tool—for $15.3 billion. This marks Salesforce’s most expensive acquisition to date, which says something since it has purchased 60 companies over the last 20 years.