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3 Best Practices for Managing a Remote Workforce

3 Best Practices for Managing a Remote Workforce Sharing an article from portfolio company CounterPath that highlights three best practices for managing a remote workforce: Best Practice #1: Prioritize Deliverables Best Practice #2: Check in Regularly when Managing a Remote Workforce Best Practice #3: Be Conscious of Time Zones when Scheduling Meetings with Your Remote…

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User Experience Under the Microscope

User Experience Under the Microscope as the Shift to Remote Work Spurs Demand for Reliable Remote Collaboration Tools The rapid shift to remote work has presented new challenges for employees and businesses, and IT is at the epicenter of this change. As travel has been curtailed and employees work from home, tools like video conferencing,…

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Using Softphones as a Remote Work Collaboration Solution

Collaborate and work remote with a unified communication softphone solution In response to the uncertainty presented by the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, remote working has been on the rise as businesses and government ask employees to practice social distancing. However, some organizations are realizing they may not be ready to support a remote workforce. To maintain…

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How to Redeploy Talent Effectively

Thrive helps employers navigate changing resourcing needs with a digital-first approach According to a Market Intelligence on Outplacement Services report from Beroe Inc., the Global Outplacement Industry was estimated to reach $7 billion by 2020. Considering recent global events, we argue that actual figures will substantially surpass those expectations. Unprecedented times are forcing employers worldwide…

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Monitor. Detect. Analyze. Repeat.

Burgeoning and Evolving Wireless Spectrum Needs Evolving Protection The rise of wireless and mobile technologies has transformed the way we communicate and work. Within the next 3 years experts predict there will be over 29 billion connected devices. Much of this is enabled by the wireless spectrum and the technologies that exploit this spectrum. Billions…

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Crowdsourcing Being Used to Improve Mobile Internet

Tutela collects data from millions of devices worldwide to power business decisions As seen at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona this week, mobile smart phone usage continues to grow at incredible speed. But at what rate? A recent report predicts that “mobile Internet traffic will reach nearly a Zettabyte of data annually by 2022”. That…

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Artificial Intelligence Enables Lightning Fast People Screening

As investors focused on technology companies, we are often asked about the more human side of the business. This includes how to find and retain talent, motivate the right behaviour, and occasionally advise on the more sensitive tasks. The common thread is ‘people’, which – across our portfolio – consists of thousands of individuals working…

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A Look Behind the Scenes of the Holiday Retail Season

Some insights on the year’s biggest shopping days The benefit of being an investor in many B2B SaaS companies is that we have access to industry data from a variety of sources. As a result, we can create insights that are otherwise difficult to formulate. This time of year, we are always interested in the…

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Could You Watch 150 Movies in a Minute?

Artificial intelligence puts an end to manual video search Security Cameras are ubiquitous in businesses, however it is still a daunting task for many business owners to comb through hours of video to identify an event of interest. Often those events coincide with transactional moments from a POS or other system. For CCTV to be…

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Martello (TSXV: MTLO) to Begin Trading on the TSX Venture Exchange on September 12

OTTAWA, Sept. 6, 2018 /CNW/ – Martello Technologies Group Inc. (TSXV: MTLO), (“Martello” or the “Company”), a provider of network performance management solutions for real-time communications with more than 5,000 businesses and government organizations already under management in 150 countries around the world, and more than 1.5 million IPT (Internet Protocol Telephony) users under management,…

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