Exclusive video from our recent Mobile+Web Developers Conference in San Francisco. Larry McDonough, Principal Evangelist, BlackBerry, explains some new changes happening at the company and the message they delivered to DevCon attendees. For more interviews and clips from DevCon and GSMI’s other events, visit the GSMI YouTube page.
More communities are offering great incentives to corporations in the form of low-tax property, rebates, and other goodies. The City of Austin, for example, successfully campaigned to bring the X Games sports event to the city after government did some economic research on the event. California is now considering quadrupling its film incentives for entertainment companies. [...]
The upcoming Global Risk Conference event focuses on risks and compliance for businesses. Running an international business is a complicated, but worthy goal. Technology makes it easier to communicate with clients and customers all over the world. Some companies, like Apple, wisely understand how to make foreign tax laws and other situations work for them. [...]
Most Fortune 500 executives have some form of higher education or advanced training. In a competitive business environement, training can make a difference between leading a company well or not. Although executives are pressed for time, education is worth the effort. In fact, you can choose from a variety of great training and education programs [...]
How secure is the average company’s information? If you think all you need to do is ask employees to back up their data and keep their passwords to themselves, think again. Corporate security is under constant attack. Even companies that should know better are vulnerable. In early February GoDaddy announced it had to change its policies due to [...]
Companies that want to make more money often do it by completely overhauling their core demographic. It’s scary to gamble so much by investing in a new set of consumers, but it can be done. Nike sneakers, for example, were invented by people who wanted light running shoes for a college team. Now it sells [...]
Many cities and states are considering legislation that makes it easier for people with criminal records to apply for jobs. The EEOC has even issued guidelines to make sure employers don’t use criminal background checks to wrongfully discriminate against job applicants. By reducing the amount of criminal history an employer can check, many applicants are [...]
There are only 24 hours in a day, and it is imperative for companies use time wisely. One recent study found that people tend to zone out mentally after just six hours on a work task. This is disheartening, especially since so many work at home after official office hours. To stay competitive, they need to [...]