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Business Matters
3 days ago
Business

Innovative Leadership in Sustainable Technology: An Interview with Roderick Schacher

Roderick Schacher emphasizes the importance of education, strategic planning, and adaptability in shaping his approach to business.
Schacher showcases the potential of integrating technology with traditional industries for driving efficiency, sustainability, and growth. [ more ]
London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com
1 month ago
Marketing

How traditional industries can navigate digital transformation - London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com

Digital transformation involves integrating digital technologies to revolutionize business operations and enhance customer value. [ more ]
Createsend1
2 months ago
Right-wing politics

The Morning Download: OpenAI Tackles Fake Images; Apple Developing AI Chips for Data Centers

Companies are creating new leadership roles like CTO to drive AI initiatives and integrate technology into core operations more deeply. [ more ]
Business Matters
3 days ago
Business

Innovative Leadership in Sustainable Technology: An Interview with Roderick Schacher

Roderick Schacher emphasizes the importance of education, strategic planning, and adaptability in shaping his approach to business.
Schacher showcases the potential of integrating technology with traditional industries for driving efficiency, sustainability, and growth. [ more ]
London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com
1 month ago
Marketing

How traditional industries can navigate digital transformation - London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com

Digital transformation involves integrating digital technologies to revolutionize business operations and enhance customer value. [ more ]
Createsend1
2 months ago
Right-wing politics

The Morning Download: OpenAI Tackles Fake Images; Apple Developing AI Chips for Data Centers

Companies are creating new leadership roles like CTO to drive AI initiatives and integrate technology into core operations more deeply. [ more ]
moretechnology-integration
#financial-performance
Ars Technica
1 day ago
Tech industry

Alexa had "no profit timeline," cost Amazon $25 billion in 4 years

The Amazon Devices business unit focusing on Alexa gadgets incurred substantial losses over the years. [ more ]
CityAM
3 months ago
Marketing

System1 to resume dividends after topping profit forecasts

System1 expects pre-tax profit of £2.8m for 2024, up £2.1m from 2023, leading to the resumption of dividends. [ more ]
Ars Technica
1 day ago
Tech industry

Alexa had "no profit timeline," cost Amazon $25 billion in 4 years

The Amazon Devices business unit focusing on Alexa gadgets incurred substantial losses over the years. [ more ]
CityAM
3 months ago
Marketing

System1 to resume dividends after topping profit forecasts

System1 expects pre-tax profit of £2.8m for 2024, up £2.1m from 2023, leading to the resumption of dividends. [ more ]
morefinancial-performance
#tesla
www.theguardian.com
1 day ago
Business

Tesla earnings nearly halved as price cuts put pressure on profits

Tesla's earnings almost halved due to discounts and price cuts, despite a 2% rise in sales ahead of Wall Street expectations. [ more ]
TESLARATI
2 months ago
Cars

Tesla launches new round of layoffs in massive cost-cutting offensive

Tesla is undergoing a new round of layoffs to save money and prioritize bringing next-generation vehicles to market. [ more ]
New York Post
2 months ago
Cars

Tesla reportedly laying off staff in software, service teams just 1 month after mass firings

Tesla has initiated layoffs, including staff from various departments, following a recent global workforce reduction announcement. [ more ]
The Verge
3 months ago
Cars

Tesla reportedly abandons plans to make a less expensive, $25,000 electric vehicle

Elon Musk cancels plans for Tesla Model 2 and shifts focus to robotaxi platform.
Musk's decision was based on the promise of an affordable $25,000 electric vehicle, now pushed back to at least 2025. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
1 day ago
Business

Tesla earnings nearly halved as price cuts put pressure on profits

Tesla's earnings almost halved due to discounts and price cuts, despite a 2% rise in sales ahead of Wall Street expectations. [ more ]
TESLARATI
2 months ago
Cars

Tesla launches new round of layoffs in massive cost-cutting offensive

Tesla is undergoing a new round of layoffs to save money and prioritize bringing next-generation vehicles to market. [ more ]
New York Post
2 months ago
Cars

Tesla reportedly laying off staff in software, service teams just 1 month after mass firings

Tesla has initiated layoffs, including staff from various departments, following a recent global workforce reduction announcement. [ more ]
The Verge
3 months ago
Cars

Tesla reportedly abandons plans to make a less expensive, $25,000 electric vehicle

Elon Musk cancels plans for Tesla Model 2 and shifts focus to robotaxi platform.
Musk's decision was based on the promise of an affordable $25,000 electric vehicle, now pushed back to at least 2025. [ more ]
moretesla
MarTech
2 days ago
Marketing

Netflix leans into ad-supported tier as subscriber growth surges | MarTech

Netflix is phasing out its cheapest ad-free plan in select countries, focusing on expanding its ad-supported model globally.
Netflix reported strong Q2 2024 results with significant revenue, profit, and subscriber growth. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
2 days ago
London

French media group Canal+ to list in London as parent Vivendi plots split

Vivendi plans to list French TV firm Canal+ on the London Stock Exchange to reflect its international reach and attract shareholders outside of France. [ more ]
Medium
5 days ago
UX design

The 3 dimensions of DesignOps: from tasks to transformational impact

DesignOps is evolving into a business strategy function from a design execution focus, emphasizing tangible business impact through strategic synergies and collaboration. [ more ]
#stock-market
24/7 Wall St.
4 days ago
Business

Starbucks Hit By Aggressive Investor

Elliott Global Management, led by Paul Singer, takes a position in Starbucks, pushing for change in the troubled company. [ more ]
NBC News
2 months ago
Business

Trump Media stock falls 10% after posting $327.6 million loss in first quarter

Trump Media shares plunged 10% after reporting significant losses in its first earnings report. [ more ]
New York Post
2 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Meta plunges nearly 15% after Mark Zuckerberg's firm forecasts higher expenses from 'aggressively' investing in AI

Meta stock plunged 15% due to increased AI expenses, impacting market cap & Zuckerberg's wealth. [ more ]
The New Yorker
3 months ago
Business

The Trump Stock Bubble: How Long Will It Last?

Donald Trump's career has been marked by significant instances of financial luck, such as family backing and bank support during debt crises.
Trump's recent windfall came from the merger of Trump Media & Technology Group with Digital World Acquisition, resulting in a significantly overvalued stock. [ more ]
24/7 Wall St.
4 days ago
Business

Starbucks Hit By Aggressive Investor

Elliott Global Management, led by Paul Singer, takes a position in Starbucks, pushing for change in the troubled company. [ more ]
NBC News
2 months ago
Business

Trump Media stock falls 10% after posting $327.6 million loss in first quarter

Trump Media shares plunged 10% after reporting significant losses in its first earnings report. [ more ]
New York Post
2 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Meta plunges nearly 15% after Mark Zuckerberg's firm forecasts higher expenses from 'aggressively' investing in AI

Meta stock plunged 15% due to increased AI expenses, impacting market cap & Zuckerberg's wealth. [ more ]
The New Yorker
3 months ago
Business

The Trump Stock Bubble: How Long Will It Last?

Donald Trump's career has been marked by significant instances of financial luck, such as family backing and bank support during debt crises.
Trump's recent windfall came from the merger of Trump Media & Technology Group with Digital World Acquisition, resulting in a significantly overvalued stock. [ more ]
morestock-market
Fortune
1 week ago
Business

Panasonic CEO issues ultimatum to managers: Deliver results, or be replaced

Managers at Panasonic Holdings Corp. urged to have a 'sense of crisis' to improve profitability and avoid being replaced. [ more ]
#bytedance
Theregister
1 month ago
Marketing

TikTok said to be working on US-specific version of its algo

TikTok is reportedly working on creating a cloned version of its content algorithm specifically for use in the US. [ more ]
Theregister
2 months ago
Marketing

ByteDance would rather torpedo TikTok than sell it - claim

ByteDance prefers shutting down TikTok over selling it due to potential regulatory issues and logistical challenges. [ more ]
Theregister
1 month ago
Marketing

TikTok said to be working on US-specific version of its algo

TikTok is reportedly working on creating a cloned version of its content algorithm specifically for use in the US. [ more ]
Theregister
2 months ago
Marketing

ByteDance would rather torpedo TikTok than sell it - claim

ByteDance prefers shutting down TikTok over selling it due to potential regulatory issues and logistical challenges. [ more ]
morebytedance
#innovation
Entrepreneur
1 month ago
Marketing

3 Steps to a Successful Business Through Digital Transformation | Entrepreneur

AI and innovation essential for modern business survival amidst disruptions. [ more ]
Entrepreneur
2 months ago
JavaScript

How to Jump-Start Your Creativity When It's Running Low | Entrepreneur

Creativity is essential in various industries to tackle challenges and promote businesses effectively. [ more ]
London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com
2 months ago
Marketing

Marmite maker hails a solid start to the year

Unilever reports 4.4% underlying sales growth, focusing on top 30 Power Brands and separating the ice cream business for better performance. [ more ]
The Drum
3 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Investing millions in AI is great, if you know what to do with it

Invest and implement wisely
Look beyond big AI investment headlines for genuine innovation [ more ]
Harvard Business Review
3 months ago
Business

The Key to Preserving a Long-Term Competitive Advantage

Roche and other pharma companies in Basel exemplify enduring competitive advantage through innovation.
Transitioning from organic chemistry to microbiology has ensured the longevity of businesses in Basel. [ more ]
Harvard Business Review
4 months ago
Business

Overcoming Common Challenges to Disruptive Innovation

Challenges in becoming disruptors persist for startups and established companies.
Clay Christensen's concept of disruptive innovation has evolved to include new market creation. [ more ]
Entrepreneur
1 month ago
Marketing

3 Steps to a Successful Business Through Digital Transformation | Entrepreneur

AI and innovation essential for modern business survival amidst disruptions. [ more ]
Entrepreneur
2 months ago
JavaScript

How to Jump-Start Your Creativity When It's Running Low | Entrepreneur

Creativity is essential in various industries to tackle challenges and promote businesses effectively. [ more ]
London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com
2 months ago
Marketing

Marmite maker hails a solid start to the year

Unilever reports 4.4% underlying sales growth, focusing on top 30 Power Brands and separating the ice cream business for better performance. [ more ]
The Drum
3 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Investing millions in AI is great, if you know what to do with it

Invest and implement wisely
Look beyond big AI investment headlines for genuine innovation [ more ]
Harvard Business Review
3 months ago
Business

The Key to Preserving a Long-Term Competitive Advantage

Roche and other pharma companies in Basel exemplify enduring competitive advantage through innovation.
Transitioning from organic chemistry to microbiology has ensured the longevity of businesses in Basel. [ more ]
Harvard Business Review
4 months ago
Business

Overcoming Common Challenges to Disruptive Innovation

Challenges in becoming disruptors persist for startups and established companies.
Clay Christensen's concept of disruptive innovation has evolved to include new market creation. [ more ]
moreinnovation
BikeMag
1 month ago
Bicycling

Kona's Founders are Back in the Bike Business

Kona faced setbacks but returned after founders repurchased [ more ]
#market-trends
Medium
1 year ago
Business

The Dead Horse Theory: A Cautionary Tale for Entrepreneurs

The "Dead Horse Theory" advises to dismount from non-viable ventures in business, acknowledging when to pivot or let go. [ more ]
Futurism
2 months ago
Artificial intelligence

In Latest Sign of Dot Com Style Bubble, Startup "Hires" Goofy AI Version of Alan Turing

The use of an AI avatar of Alan Turing as a fictional executive in an education tech startup highlights the exaggerated presence of AI in the business world. [ more ]
Medium
1 year ago
Business

The Dead Horse Theory: A Cautionary Tale for Entrepreneurs

The "Dead Horse Theory" advises to dismount from non-viable ventures in business, acknowledging when to pivot or let go. [ more ]
Futurism
2 months ago
Artificial intelligence

In Latest Sign of Dot Com Style Bubble, Startup "Hires" Goofy AI Version of Alan Turing

The use of an AI avatar of Alan Turing as a fictional executive in an education tech startup highlights the exaggerated presence of AI in the business world. [ more ]
moremarket-trends
#generative-ai
Entrepreneur
2 months ago
Artificial intelligence

How a $10,000 Investment in AI Transformed My Career and Business Strategy | Entrepreneur

Investing in AI education transformed the contributor's career and business strategy, emphasizing that formal education in the field is not a prerequisite for success. [ more ]
Harvard Business Review
4 months ago
Business

Why Adopting GenAI Is So Difficult

Companies need to strategize while implementing generative AI like ChatGPT, focusing on performance, combining tools, involving humans, tracing data, and maintaining realistic expectations. [ more ]
Entrepreneur
2 months ago
Artificial intelligence

How a $10,000 Investment in AI Transformed My Career and Business Strategy | Entrepreneur

Investing in AI education transformed the contributor's career and business strategy, emphasizing that formal education in the field is not a prerequisite for success. [ more ]
Harvard Business Review
4 months ago
Business

Why Adopting GenAI Is So Difficult

Companies need to strategize while implementing generative AI like ChatGPT, focusing on performance, combining tools, involving humans, tracing data, and maintaining realistic expectations. [ more ]
moregenerative-ai
#ai-adoption
ITPro
2 months ago
Artificial intelligence

"The big obstacle isn't anything technical": Dell CTO John Roese on why companies are failing on AI adoption

A lack of clear vision is a significant obstacle for businesses adopting AI technology. [ more ]
Forbes
2 months ago
Artificial intelligence

5 Mistakes Wrecking Your AI Adoption Strategy-And How To Fix Them

AI adoption requires clear objectives aligned with business strategy and managing cultural shifts within organizations. [ more ]
ITPro
2 months ago
Artificial intelligence

"The big obstacle isn't anything technical": Dell CTO John Roese on why companies are failing on AI adoption

A lack of clear vision is a significant obstacle for businesses adopting AI technology. [ more ]
Forbes
2 months ago
Artificial intelligence

5 Mistakes Wrecking Your AI Adoption Strategy-And How To Fix Them

AI adoption requires clear objectives aligned with business strategy and managing cultural shifts within organizations. [ more ]
moreai-adoption
#market-research
Forbes
2 months ago
Business

Council Post: How Service-Based Businesses Can Define Their Value Proposition

Clarity around offering, value proposition, and pricing is essential for new businesses to succeed. [ more ]
Forbes
3 months ago
Marketing

Council Post: How To Successfully Enter A New Market With Influencer Marketing

Businesses are increasingly adopting influencer marketing to target specific demographics and boost sales potential. [ more ]
Forbes
2 months ago
Business

Council Post: How Service-Based Businesses Can Define Their Value Proposition

Clarity around offering, value proposition, and pricing is essential for new businesses to succeed. [ more ]
Forbes
3 months ago
Marketing

Council Post: How To Successfully Enter A New Market With Influencer Marketing

Businesses are increasingly adopting influencer marketing to target specific demographics and boost sales potential. [ more ]
moremarket-research
TechCrunch
2 months ago
Bootstrapping

VCs wanted FarmboxRx to become a meal kit, the company bootstrapped instead | TechCrunch

Bootstrapping can be a strategic choice to maintain focus and avoid being swayed by investor demands. [ more ]
#consumer-behavior
Forbes
2 months ago
Marketing

Council Post: 5 Ways Consumer Behavior Is Changing With Gen-Zs

Gen-Z's unique behaviors and preferences pose a challenge for businesses aiming to understand and target this influential group. [ more ]
Entrepreneur
3 months ago
Marketing

How to Overcome Consumer Skepticism and Embed Trust | Entrepreneur

Trust is a crucial element for businesses in today's marketplace, affecting consumer behavior and loyalty. [ more ]
The Drum
3 months ago
Marketing

Marketers unpack why 99 Cent Stores shuttered its 371 stores

The closure of 99 Cents Only Stores highlights the need for businesses to stay adaptable amid competition.
Traditional brick-and-mortar retail faces enduring challenges in the digital era, seen in closures of discount chains. [ more ]
Forbes
2 months ago
Marketing

Council Post: 5 Ways Consumer Behavior Is Changing With Gen-Zs

Gen-Z's unique behaviors and preferences pose a challenge for businesses aiming to understand and target this influential group. [ more ]
Entrepreneur
3 months ago
Marketing

How to Overcome Consumer Skepticism and Embed Trust | Entrepreneur

Trust is a crucial element for businesses in today's marketplace, affecting consumer behavior and loyalty. [ more ]
The Drum
3 months ago
Marketing

Marketers unpack why 99 Cent Stores shuttered its 371 stores

The closure of 99 Cents Only Stores highlights the need for businesses to stay adaptable amid competition.
Traditional brick-and-mortar retail faces enduring challenges in the digital era, seen in closures of discount chains. [ more ]
moreconsumer-behavior
#entrepreneurship
Entrepreneur
2 months ago
Bootstrapping

Don't Ignore These Six Strategies When Starting a Business | Entrepreneur

Personal responsibility and transparency are crucial for entrepreneurs to succeed. [ more ]
Entrepreneur
2 months ago
Bootstrapping

How to Know When to Pivot and When to Persevere in Your Business | Entrepreneur

Knowing when to pivot or persevere in business is crucial for success, requiring a mix of intuition, market understanding, and strategic thinking. [ more ]
TechRepublic
3 months ago
Startup companies

Want VC Funding? Don't Make These Mistakes | TechRepublic

Ask why you need VC funding and if it is necessary, focus on story and personal connection, not just business elements in pitching. [ more ]
Entrepreneur
5 months ago
Career

5 Hacks to Make Sure Your Business Partnerships Stay Intact | Entrepreneur

Partnerships should deliver tangible value for all parties and require a robust process.
Creators and entrepreneurs should be proactive in exploring partnership options for successful outcomes. [ more ]
Entrepreneur
2 months ago
Bootstrapping

Don't Ignore These Six Strategies When Starting a Business | Entrepreneur

Personal responsibility and transparency are crucial for entrepreneurs to succeed. [ more ]
Entrepreneur
2 months ago
Bootstrapping

How to Know When to Pivot and When to Persevere in Your Business | Entrepreneur

Knowing when to pivot or persevere in business is crucial for success, requiring a mix of intuition, market understanding, and strategic thinking. [ more ]
TechRepublic
3 months ago
Startup companies

Want VC Funding? Don't Make These Mistakes | TechRepublic

Ask why you need VC funding and if it is necessary, focus on story and personal connection, not just business elements in pitching. [ more ]
Entrepreneur
5 months ago
Career

5 Hacks to Make Sure Your Business Partnerships Stay Intact | Entrepreneur

Partnerships should deliver tangible value for all parties and require a robust process.
Creators and entrepreneurs should be proactive in exploring partnership options for successful outcomes. [ more ]
moreentrepreneurship
TechCrunch
2 months ago
European startups

Pine Labs gets Singapore court approval to shift base to India | TechCrunch

Pine Labs obtained approval from Singapore court to merge local and Indian entities, shifting operations to India. [ more ]
#customer-loyalty
Fast Company
2 months ago
Marketing

Why the bike shop sales boom during the pandemic didn't last

Bicycle shops need to focus on sustaining the business through repairs and accessories for long-term customer relationships. [ more ]
adlibweb.
2 months ago
Marketing

How to Improve Customer Experience With a Loyalty Program

Loyalty programs are key in improving customer experience and building lasting relationships. [ more ]
Fast Company
2 months ago
Marketing

Why the bike shop sales boom during the pandemic didn't last

Bicycle shops need to focus on sustaining the business through repairs and accessories for long-term customer relationships. [ more ]
adlibweb.
2 months ago
Marketing

How to Improve Customer Experience With a Loyalty Program

Loyalty programs are key in improving customer experience and building lasting relationships. [ more ]
morecustomer-loyalty
jeffbullas.com
2 months ago
Social media marketing

Are You Using Facebook Messenger Wrong? Discover the Business Secrets You're Missing - jeffbullas.com

Facebook Messenger can revolutionize business-customer interactions with its seamless integration and features for streamlined communication. [ more ]
#walmart
Entrepreneur
2 months ago
Remote teams

Walmart Layoffs: Hundreds of Employees Cut, Relocated | Entrepreneur

Walmart is laying off hundreds of employees and relocating others, focusing on bringing remote employees to Walmart HQ for better collaboration and innovation. [ more ]
MarTech
5 months ago
Marketing

Walmart buys TV maker Vizio to boost ad revenue | MarTech

Walmart acquires Vizio for $2.3 billion to boost ad business
Acquisition aims to increase ad revenue and compete with Amazon [ more ]
Entrepreneur
2 months ago
Remote teams

Walmart Layoffs: Hundreds of Employees Cut, Relocated | Entrepreneur

Walmart is laying off hundreds of employees and relocating others, focusing on bringing remote employees to Walmart HQ for better collaboration and innovation. [ more ]
MarTech
5 months ago
Marketing

Walmart buys TV maker Vizio to boost ad revenue | MarTech

Walmart acquires Vizio for $2.3 billion to boost ad business
Acquisition aims to increase ad revenue and compete with Amazon [ more ]
morewalmart
London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com
2 months ago
Business

NYCB to boost capital and liquidity through $5 billion loan sale to JPMorgan Chase

NYCB sells $5 billion in mortgage warehouse loans to JPMorgan Chase to boost capital and liquidity for profit and stability, realigning business focus. [ more ]
#brand-loyalty
Forbes
2 months ago
Marketing

How Taylor Swift's Marketing Genius Can Inspire Your Business Strategy

Incorporate Taylor Swift's marketing style: authenticity, storytelling, personalized engagement to enhance brand loyalty. [ more ]
Entrepreneur
4 months ago
Marketing

How to Build an Ironclad Customer-Centric Culture | Entrepreneur

Negative customer service experiences impact feelings about a business.
73% of consumers value good customer experience for brand loyalty. [ more ]
Forbes
2 months ago
Marketing

How Taylor Swift's Marketing Genius Can Inspire Your Business Strategy

Incorporate Taylor Swift's marketing style: authenticity, storytelling, personalized engagement to enhance brand loyalty. [ more ]
Entrepreneur
4 months ago
Marketing

How to Build an Ironclad Customer-Centric Culture | Entrepreneur

Negative customer service experiences impact feelings about a business.
73% of consumers value good customer experience for brand loyalty. [ more ]
morebrand-loyalty
Time Out London
2 months ago
London

Asda is building a 1,500-home urban village in west London

Asda aims to become the UK's second biggest supermarket by investing in property development. [ more ]
Quartz
2 months ago
Business

Nike is cutting jobs at Converse

Nike aims to refocus on shoe technology innovation, shifting away from over-reliance on sneakerheads. [ more ]
#gaming-industry
Game Informer
1 year ago
Video games

Xbox President Addresses Bethesda Studio Closures, Says It's About Keeping Business Healthy Long-Term

Xbox closes Bethesda studios, emphasizing long-term health of business and commitment to diverse gaming experiences. [ more ]
Polygon
4 months ago
Video games

What the heck is going on with WB Games right now?

Warner Bros. Games is focusing on live-service and free-to-play games despite the success of Hogwarts Legacy.
The company's strategy includes reviving previously offline games like MultiVersus with characters from various properties. [ more ]
Polygon
4 months ago
Video games

Electronic Arts cuts jobs for more than 670 workers

EA is laying off 5% of its workforce, impacting around 670 employees.
EA is focusing on owned IP, sports, and massive online communities and moving away from development of future licensed IP. [ more ]
Game Informer
1 year ago
Video games

Xbox President Addresses Bethesda Studio Closures, Says It's About Keeping Business Healthy Long-Term

Xbox closes Bethesda studios, emphasizing long-term health of business and commitment to diverse gaming experiences. [ more ]
Polygon
4 months ago
Video games

What the heck is going on with WB Games right now?

Warner Bros. Games is focusing on live-service and free-to-play games despite the success of Hogwarts Legacy.
The company's strategy includes reviving previously offline games like MultiVersus with characters from various properties. [ more ]
Polygon
4 months ago
Video games

Electronic Arts cuts jobs for more than 670 workers

EA is laying off 5% of its workforce, impacting around 670 employees.
EA is focusing on owned IP, sports, and massive online communities and moving away from development of future licensed IP. [ more ]
moregaming-industry
Fast Company
2 months ago
Business

Why every employee deserves to get leadership development

Opening up leadership development to all employees is crucial for long-term success in businesses. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
Marketing

How Snapchat is saving itself and keeping up with Silicon Valley giants

Social networks must focus on unseen aspects to thrive [ more ]
#data-management
ITPro
2 months ago
Data science

Generative AI could help get your unstructured data in shape, but businesses need a centralized strategy first

The importance of harnessing unstructured data for business success is crucial, yet often undervalued. Companies need to shift towards a centralized strategy for managing unstructured data to unlock its full potential. [ more ]
Forbes
3 months ago
Marketing

Council Post: The Rise Of The Full-Stack CMO: Marketing's Renaissance Person

The role of the chief marketing officer is evolving based on company needs
Full-stack CMOs are becoming more in demand as marketing landscapes change [ more ]
ITPro
2 months ago
Data science

Generative AI could help get your unstructured data in shape, but businesses need a centralized strategy first

The importance of harnessing unstructured data for business success is crucial, yet often undervalued. Companies need to shift towards a centralized strategy for managing unstructured data to unlock its full potential. [ more ]
Forbes
3 months ago
Marketing

Council Post: The Rise Of The Full-Stack CMO: Marketing's Renaissance Person

The role of the chief marketing officer is evolving based on company needs
Full-stack CMOs are becoming more in demand as marketing landscapes change [ more ]
moredata-management
TechCrunch
2 months ago
Startup companies

Notable Capital's Hans Tung on why he thinks founders need to play the long game | TechCrunch

Long-term focus on business growth is more critical than short-term valuation fluctuations in the venture capital industry. [ more ]
#investment
Engadget
2 months ago
European startups

Getir is getting out of everywhere but Turkey

Getir exits US, UK, Germany, and Netherlands to focus on Turkey, closing 6000 jobs. [ more ]
Social Media Today
3 months ago
Marketing

What Comes Next for TikTok Following the Approval of the US Sell-off Bill?

The company emphasizes its dedication to data safety and independence from external influences. [ more ]
eLearning
3 months ago
Business intelligence

NexGen ROI - New Model for Measuring Impact of Learning on the Business - eLearning

Align L&D strategy with business objectives for strategic success.
Investment in training aligned with goals boosts competitiveness. [ more ]
Engadget
2 months ago
European startups

Getir is getting out of everywhere but Turkey

Getir exits US, UK, Germany, and Netherlands to focus on Turkey, closing 6000 jobs. [ more ]
Social Media Today
3 months ago
Marketing

What Comes Next for TikTok Following the Approval of the US Sell-off Bill?

The company emphasizes its dedication to data safety and independence from external influences. [ more ]
eLearning
3 months ago
Business intelligence

NexGen ROI - New Model for Measuring Impact of Learning on the Business - eLearning

Align L&D strategy with business objectives for strategic success.
Investment in training aligned with goals boosts competitiveness. [ more ]
moreinvestment
The Drum
2 months ago
Marketing

How to develop a digital transformation strategy that sticks

The key to successful business delivery is an executable strategy. [ more ]
Entrepreneur
2 months ago
JavaScript

The Reason You Struggle With Accountability - and How to Master It | Entrepreneur

A thriving business requires strategic balance and accountability for success. [ more ]
LogRocket Blog
2 months ago
Business intelligence

What is a pivot in business? Strategies and implications - LogRocket Blog

Flexibility is crucial in the fast-paced business landscape, with pivoting enabling strategic shifts to better align with market demands for successful growth. [ more ]
Entrepreneur
2 months ago
Business

The Era of Quiet Quitting Is Over. Here's How to Take Advantage. | Entrepreneur

Businesses are experiencing unprecedented labor market stability despite economic uncertainty. [ more ]
Entrepreneur
3 months ago
Marketing

The One Factor to Invest in to Capitalize on a Recession | Entrepreneur

Investing in salaried employees during a recession can lead to increased loyalty, productivity, and a positive company reputation. [ more ]
Inc.com
3 months ago
Marketing

Tesla Axed its Marketing Team During Layoffs. Was it a Stealth Genius Move?

Ditching a non-performing team, like Tesla's marketing team, can offer valuable lessons for company growth. [ more ]
ComputerWeekly.com
3 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Enterprise AI: Free, premium or a bolt-on? | Computer Weekly

AI servers driving datacenter market growth [ more ]
sfist.com
3 months ago
San Francisco

Thursday Morning What's Up: Sting Operation Targets Drivers In West Portal

The 118th anniversary of the Great Earthquake and Fire of 1906 was commemorated, San Francisco police conducted sting operations to catch drivers not yielding to pedestrians, and significant legal, business, and safety updates were reported. [ more ]
eLearning Industry
3 months ago
Marketing

Building Success: A Step-By-Step Marketing Plan Template For Smart Marketers

A solid marketing plan is crucial for business success, outlining objectives, strategies, and tactics to reach the target audience and secure growth and funding. [ more ]
LogRocket Blog
3 months ago
Growth hacking

Developing a customer acquisition strategy - LogRocket Blog

A customer acquisition strategy is crucial for business success. [ more ]
Digiday
3 months ago
Dining

Lo que el CEO de BuzzFeed quiere decir realmente sobre el giro de la empresa para convertirse en una compania tecnologica y de medios con IA

BuzzFeed CEO Jonah Peretti aims to transform the company into a tech-driven AI media company amidst declining audience attention. [ more ]
#decision-making
Harvard Business Review
3 months ago
Business intelligence

How Generative AI Can Help Investors Redefine the Competitive Deal Landscape - SPONSOR CONTENT FROM EY

GenAI can significantly enhance M&A transactions by improving decision-making processes and identifying early deal opportunities.
Leaders need to embrace GenAI despite uncertainties, as it offers advantages in transaction strategies and future business planning. [ more ]
Entrepreneur
4 months ago
Career

7 Common But Ineffective Business Strategies You Need to Know | Entrepreneur

Business strategy is about making deliberate choices that drive towards delivering value.
Avoid common but ineffective strategies like being reactive or doing what you want without considering the business's needs. [ more ]
Harvard Business Review
3 months ago
Business intelligence

How Generative AI Can Help Investors Redefine the Competitive Deal Landscape - SPONSOR CONTENT FROM EY

GenAI can significantly enhance M&A transactions by improving decision-making processes and identifying early deal opportunities.
Leaders need to embrace GenAI despite uncertainties, as it offers advantages in transaction strategies and future business planning. [ more ]
Entrepreneur
4 months ago
Career

7 Common But Ineffective Business Strategies You Need to Know | Entrepreneur

Business strategy is about making deliberate choices that drive towards delivering value.
Avoid common but ineffective strategies like being reactive or doing what you want without considering the business's needs. [ more ]
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Deadline
3 months ago
Marketing

Prime Video Advertising "Off To A Strong Start," Amazon CEO Andy Jassy Says

Amazon's ad revenue grew by 24% in 2023 to $47 billion, mainly from sponsored ads.
Prime Video introduced ads across its service, requiring an extra fee for ad-free viewing. [ more ]
#product-development
Shopify
3 months ago
UX design

How To Create a Successful Product Development Strategy (2023) - Shopify

Product development involves various stages from idea generation to market research.
Product development strategies can be proactive or reactive, aiming to create desired products and maintain market competitiveness. [ more ]
Shopify
5 months ago
Marketing

Start Selling in a Niche Market Today: 9 Examples (2024)

Identifying and tapping into a niche market allows businesses to deliver specialized services to a specific target audience.
Choosing a niche market streamlines business operations, simplifies decision-making, and helps establish a clear understanding of customer needs. [ more ]
Shopify
3 months ago
UX design

How To Create a Successful Product Development Strategy (2023) - Shopify

Product development involves various stages from idea generation to market research.
Product development strategies can be proactive or reactive, aiming to create desired products and maintain market competitiveness. [ more ]
Shopify
5 months ago
Marketing

Start Selling in a Niche Market Today: 9 Examples (2024)

Identifying and tapping into a niche market allows businesses to deliver specialized services to a specific target audience.
Choosing a niche market streamlines business operations, simplifies decision-making, and helps establish a clear understanding of customer needs. [ more ]
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ComputerWeekly.com
3 months ago
DevOps

AWS cuts several hundred jobs to tackle 'inefficiency' as customer cloud cost-cutting continues | Computer Weekly

AWS is cutting jobs, affecting tech and sales staff.
The company is outsourcing training programs and focusing more on self-study certifications. [ more ]
#sustainable-growth
Harvard Business Review
3 months ago
Growth hacking

A "Growth-at-All-Costs" Mindset Can Stall Your Company

Prioritizing employee well-being leads to improved firm performance.
Human capital is crucial for sustainable and profitable growth in organizations. [ more ]
Harvard Business Review
4 months ago
Business

Lessons from Costco on Sustainable Growth

Leaders should prioritize sustainable growth by avoiding pitfalls like overlooking customers and expanding beyond organizational capabilities. [ more ]
Harvard Business Review
3 months ago
Growth hacking

A "Growth-at-All-Costs" Mindset Can Stall Your Company

Prioritizing employee well-being leads to improved firm performance.
Human capital is crucial for sustainable and profitable growth in organizations. [ more ]
Harvard Business Review
4 months ago
Business

Lessons from Costco on Sustainable Growth

Leaders should prioritize sustainable growth by avoiding pitfalls like overlooking customers and expanding beyond organizational capabilities. [ more ]
moresustainable-growth
Harvard Business Review
3 months ago
Growth hacking

The Key to Consistent Growth Is Having the Right Incentives

Creating incentives for organic growth
Avoid typecasting business units for ongoing growth [ more ]
Axios
3 months ago
Black Lives Matter

Behind DEI's rise and fall

Some companies are backing away from DEI efforts due to fear of lawsuits or lack of previous interest.
Business leaders are reluctant to publicly discuss DEI but are internally frustrated with the initiatives. [ more ]
Adweek
3 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Gen-AI Search Engine Perplexity Has a Plan to Sell Ads

Perplexity AI search engine will start selling native ads within its related questions.
The company, founded by AI researchers from Meta and OpenAI, aims to remain ad-free but always planned for advertising revenue. [ more ]
www.newsshopper.co.uk
3 months ago
London

16 London Papa John's to shut down- Full list of London restaurant closing down

Papa John's is closing 43 restaurants in the UK, with 16 in London
The closures are part of a strategic move to improve profitability and free up investment [ more ]
Entrepreneur
4 months ago
Business intelligence

How to Embed Customer-Centricity into Your Business | Entrepreneur

Strategic client orientation goes beyond service enhancements to embed client understanding into all business facets.
True client orientation necessitates a holistic strategy considering every client touchpoint, exceeding expectations. [ more ]
www.architectsjournal.co.uk
4 months ago
Marketing

The Coach: What's a good business strategy for someone starting out?

Having a simple business strategy is crucial for solo business owners.
Understanding the importance of having a business strategy is key for positioning and growing your practice. [ more ]
Benzinga
4 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Apple Innovates with AI Ads, Reportedly Tests Automated Placements in App Store and Beyond - Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOG), Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL)

Apple is venturing into AI-driven advertising within its App Store similar to Google's and Meta's offerings.
Apple aims to optimize ads across different formats automatically, targeting specific audiences and regions for increased effectiveness. [ more ]
SFGATE
4 months ago
San Francisco

'Going into the city hot': Popular Bay Area bagel shop expanding to SF

Boichik Bagels expanding to San Francisco with three new locations.
Strategic decision to open multiple outposts in the city based on the success of the Larkspur location. [ more ]
#digital-marketing
NewsChain
4 months ago
Marketing

Lord Alan Sugar revives Amstrad brand with new marketing agency led by grandson

Lord Alan Sugar reviving Amstrad brand with new digital marketing company led by grandson.
Lord Sugar regained rights to Amstrad brand after Sky's acquisition by Comcast. [ more ]
Forbes
4 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Council Post: Preparing For Google's Search Generative Experience

Google's Search Generative Experience (SGE) will impact search results and challenge brands relying on SEO.
Businesses need to adapt strategies to offer unique human value in response to AI-powered search. [ more ]
NewsChain
4 months ago
Marketing

Lord Alan Sugar revives Amstrad brand with new marketing agency led by grandson

Lord Alan Sugar reviving Amstrad brand with new digital marketing company led by grandson.
Lord Sugar regained rights to Amstrad brand after Sky's acquisition by Comcast. [ more ]
Forbes
4 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Council Post: Preparing For Google's Search Generative Experience

Google's Search Generative Experience (SGE) will impact search results and challenge brands relying on SEO.
Businesses need to adapt strategies to offer unique human value in response to AI-powered search. [ more ]
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Harvard Business Review
4 months ago
Business

Adapt Your Strategy to Higher Interest Rates

Integrating cost of capital into strategy reaps benefits
Executive teams managing economic profit deliver high shareholder returns [ more ]
Harvard Business Review
4 months ago
Business

Companies Need to Focus More on Cash Flow and Return on Capital - SPONSOR CONTENT FROM EY

Warren Buffett emphasizes cash flow for assessing intrinsic value.
Organizations often overlook cash flow, growth, and return on capital in business strategies. [ more ]
Smashing Magazine
4 months ago
UX design

A Web Designer's Accessibility Advocacy Toolkit - Smashing Magazine

Companies should invest in accessible web practices for benefits like widened market reach and better brand alignment.
Yichan Wang offers strategies and selling points to encourage accessibility adoption, including useful scripts for advocates. [ more ]
TechCrunch
4 months ago
Startup companies

UiPath finds firmer financial footing with pivot to general automation and AI | TechCrunch

UiPath faced challenges following a decline post-IPO and brought in Rob Enslin to diversify
Enslin shifted UiPath towards an automation platform approach for increased sales potential. [ more ]
eLearning Industry
5 months ago
Business intelligence

NexGen ROI: A New Model For Measuring The Impact Of Learning On Business

Traditional methods like the Kirkpatrick model are outdated, new technology-driven approach needed for evaluating learning efficiency.
Aligning L&D strategy with business objectives is crucial for understanding how training supports strategic goals and enhancing competitiveness. [ more ]
www.standard.co.uk
5 months ago
London

Salt Bae's London restaurant selling steak for 680 turns off the heating to save cash

Nusr-Et steakhouse in London turned off heating amid soaring energy bills despite high prices for steaks.
Nusr-Et UK focused on energy efficiency by turning off central heating and limiting use of the air curtain. [ more ]
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