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How LinkedIn Local Changed the Face of the Professional Network

How LinkedIn Local Changed the Face of the Professional Network

In May 2017, Australian businesswoman Anna McAfee, though well-connected online, found herself missing the traditional face-to-face interactions among colleagues. Frustrated with the grind of social media connections, she made a simple yet powerful post to her own LinkedIn profile encouraging others to come meet her for coffee.

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Blockchain Makes Inroads in the Enterprise at Consensus

Blockchain Makes Inroads in the Enterprise at Consensus

In 2017, roughly 2,000 people attended The Consensus Conference. Conference organizers expected more than 4,000 attendees at this year's conference in New York City, but ultimately ran out of capacity at 8,500 people. Clearly the cryptocurrency industry is gaining a measure of popularity with the mainstream.

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The Rise of the Chief Digital Officer

The Rise of the Chief Digital Officer

The number of positions with the title chief data officer (CDO) has more than quadrupled over the past four years as enterprises continue to focus on using data to create value. CDOs are tasked with overseeing everything about an organization’s data: strategy, maintenance, policy and stewardship.

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Everything You Think You Know About Networking Is Probably Wrong

Everything You Think You Know About Networking Is Probably Wrong

Common knowledge says that networking is a way for job seekers to better their chances of finding employment because it’s a way of making contacts at companies that may be hiring. Traditionally, networking consists mainly of passing out business cards and connecting on LinkedIn.

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Augmented Reality’s Next Frontier Is Business Innovation

Augmented Reality's Next Frontier Is Business Innovation

When most people hear the term “augmented reality,” they think of games. Sure, technologies like virtual reality and augmented reality make excellent gaming platforms. But augmented reality is growing up, and it is proving to be the next frontier in business innovation.

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