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Corporations Die: Rise of Virtual Companies

The mighty are falling. Virtual Companies are replacing the traditional corporation as the most viable form of business entity. Virtual companies leverage technology to drive efficiency advantages that make them more competitive, nimble, and profitable. While corporations look to satisfy many stakeholders, Virtual Companies are likewise unburdened; being narrowly focused on doing just one thing right. Investors like that. What…

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Make Way for the Digital Industrial

Industrial companies are about to go through a major change to¬†become 'Digital Industrials'. Successful companies that make this transformation will become best in class. A 'Digital Industrial' understands how to use analytics and software to get more out of the assets that they already own. To be a top Digital Industrial, there can be no disconnect between asset and data.…

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Don’t Bother to Read the Documentation

When you need to know about something, studies show that simply reading about the subject¬†is not the best method of acquiring knowledge. Beyond the quality of the documentation, or the level of a person's reading ability, reading about something is one of the least efficient methods of learning what you need to know. Alternatively, you could talk to a friend…

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The 8 Elements of Effective Content

Compelling content is more than a blob of words hastily written to meet a deadline. To be effective, content needs to be: 1. Relevant Content must be narrowly composed to achieve the objective of the communication. Tangential discourse or nonsensible scrawl not crafted for a targeted audience misdirects the user and obscures the efficacy of the procedure from the simplicity…

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