Edward Tenner, Author Of The Efficiency Paradox: What Big Data Can’t Do Chats On DrAlvin.com

Click Here To Listen Edward Tenner A bold challenge to our obsession with efficiency--and a new understanding of how to benefit from the powerful potential of serendipity Algorithms, multitasking, the sharing economy, life hacks: our culture can't get enough of efficiency. One of the great promises of the Internet and big data revolutions is the idea that we can improve the processes and routines of our work and personal lives to get more done in less time than we ever have before. There is no doubt that we're performing at higher levels and moving at unprecedented speed, but what if we're headed in the wrong direction? Melding the long-term history of technology with the latest [...]

WilliamsonLeading: 7 Local IT Experts to Keep Your Business Engine Purring By Karen Chronister

Fifty-one percent of Americans prefer to shop online now, and ninety-six percent of them have made an online purchase in their lifetime, according to bigcommerce.com. The majority of people use a mobile device as opposed to a desktop to visit websites, so your website needs to be responsive to offer a positive user experience and stay competitive in the marketplace. As more and more people conduct business and make purchases online, security threats are real and on the increase. To say most businesses need an IT expert now more than ever is an understatement. It also happens to be an industry with its own language of acronyms built upon acronyms like SEO, CRM, CIO, SMO, [...]