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Digital Transformation Article 5: Remember the 9-5 Workday?

What is a 9-5 job? What happened to the 40-hour work week? What is overtime? What is work time vs. free time? What if you don’t go to meetings but just IM and Skype? What is a job across space and time today, when it doesn’t matter what time you work or where you work from or what device you …

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WannaCry Part 2: Petya

Following WannaCry, Another Massive Ransomware Outbreak Going Global A new ransomware called Petya, like WannaCry, is using tools developed by the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) to spread across the world. Ukraine’s national banks, power companies, airport, metro services and several organizations are under attack by Petya. Outside the Ukraine, infections have also apparently hit Danish shipping and energy company Maersk, …

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Digital Transformation Article 4: Attention Walmart Shoppers

Attention Shoppers: Walmart is Moving to the Cloud The days of retirees taking jobs as Walmart greeters might be coming to an end. With the announcement last year by the world’s largest retailer that it was shutting 154 stores and laying off 16,000 workers, the company made a sea of change in its brick and mortar operation to challenge the …

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Digital Transformation Article 3: Changing Habits

Save Your Company By Changing Habits Every business faces the danger of being “captured” by its existing ways of doing things. Old habits of connecting to your customers, keeping internal track of bills and payments, and paying your employees are hard to break. They seem to work and you are getting by, so why change? But a massive disruption is …

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Digital Transformation Article 2: Ready, Set, Go!

Take every advancement that has happened in the last 100 years –electricity, the airplane, the gasoline engine, the light bulb, the telephone, the polio vaccine, satellite communications, the DNA sequence, the heart transplant, the transistor, the Moon Shot, the interstate system, the theory of relativity, the model of an atom – and compress them all into a few years. That …