The Covid-19 pandemic has, without a doubt, accelerated the use of technology in our day-to-day lives. The healthcare sector has seen one of the most profound changes, where 84% of physicians made virtual visits available as of April 2021. A swift governmental transformation in telehealth intervention set off a technological gold-rush to put the systems in place… Continue reading Healthcare and Digital Transformation. Everything You Need to Know About the New Normal.
The advent of the pandemic brought about expedited needs in digital transformation. (Read our article about the change here). The increase in computer usage by means of teleconferencing and individual wi-fi has led to an increase in cyber attacks. In fact, according to a survey done between November 5, 2020 and January 8, 2021, the number of businesses affected by cyber attacks has increased from 38% to 43%. Ransomware attacks have increased… Continue reading Cyber Attacks Are Up. Is Your Company Prepared?
The tech world moves quickly, but that does not mean you have to rush your digital transformation initiatives. Digital transformation, the integration of technology in the work environment, is the key to progress and the reason why Sharp Decisions has evolved for over thirty years. We have seen digital transformation needs spike exponentially with the Covid-19… Continue reading How Leading Companies Stay at the Forefront of Digital Transformation
As the pandemic continues in the United States, the question on everyone’s mind remains: will remote work be the new norm? Tech giants such as Apple, Facebook, and Google, have all made their own statements on what the future of work will look like. Apple and Google have stated their employees must return to the… Continue reading Apple and Other Big Tech Companies Announce Stricter Return-to-Work Standards. How Will Other Industries Respond?
By: Roberto Torres Dive Brief: Tech job growth concentrated in a handful of coastal cities between 2010 and 2018, according to an analysis from the Brookings Institution. The top-10 metro areas with the highest shares of the digital services industry were home to 44.3% of tech jobs in 2018. Five of the top 10 metro areas —… Continue reading With talent growth centered around key hubs, tech execs called to look elsewhere
By Angelica Krystle Donati At the start of last week, I spoke at the Amsterdam Smart Building conference. The goal was to present the greatest opportunities in proptech for this year and beyond, and I want to share the takeaways from that talk with my Forbes readers. The evolution of proptech is actually pretty straightforward.… Continue reading What Areas Should You Be Excited About In Smart Building Tech?
By Milena Marinova Job growth in STEM fields is currently outpacing overall job growth in America. That means that 2.4 million STEM jobs in the U.S. are going unfilled. But, according to the U.S. Department of Labor, universities are only expected to produce one-third of the graduates needed to fill those roles. That’s a vast gap… Continue reading The hidden factor that’s keeping people out of STEM jobs
Last year was a landmark for online privacy in many ways, with something of a consensus emerging that consumers deserve protection from the companies that sell their attention and behavior for profit. The debate now is largely around how to regulate platforms, not whether it needs to happen. The consensus among key legislators acknowledges that privacy… Continue reading Will Online Privacy Make A Comeback In 2020?
Last year enterprise tech startups raised more cash than consumer tech companies for the first time in at least five years. With all eyes this week on the CES trade show in Las Vegas, famous for a mind-boggling array of personal gadgets, it’s worth considering something counterintuitive: Venture capitalists like consumer technology a lot less than they used… Continue reading Everyone Wants a Piece of Enterprise Tech Companies
Since the current expansion started in 2010, the San Francisco tech industry has more than quadrupled in size to 100,644 tech jobs as of year-end 2018. By Lisa Brown SAN FRANCISCO—A new CBRE report ranks San Francisco the fastest-growing tech market with overall rent growth of 17.5% between second quarters 2017 and 2019. The company’s annual… Continue reading San Francisco Has Second-Highest Tech Jobs Growth