2018 has been an unprecedented year for the tech industry. Multiple disruptive technologies have advanced from game-changing concepts to essential tools for business success. As we round out 2018, let’s take a look back on the most influential technologies and how they’ve impacted the marketplace, as well as what skillsets will be the most valuable going into the new year.
The rapid rise of the gig economy shows no signs of slowing down. In fact, an estimated 34% of the workforce – and 43% by 2020 – is made up of temporary workers. As the competition for gig opportunities heightens, independent contractors need to find ways to maintain their edge. Here are a few basic guidelines to boost your career in the evolving gig economy. Continue reading
Tech innovations are hailed for their potential to boost efficiency, increase profits, and generally make life easier for a business leader. While these promises are often delivered, innovation also brings with it new and increasingly dangerous forms of cyberattack. Hackers are in a constant race to tailor their efforts to the latest software and then change strategies before businesses can properly safeguard themselves. In order to successfully operate within such an unstable environment, it’s necessary to understand the ongoing cybersecurity trends threatening your business.