Conversations about artificial intelligence tend to dwell on fears that AI will replace people. But successful leaders will harness the unique capabilities of humans and machines and create human-centric cultures where AI amplifies employee capabilities. For decades, writers and filmmakers have imagined dystopian futures where AI displaces and tries to destroy humanity. So, it’s understandable […]
When the COVID-19 pandemic hit in 2020, many school districts scrambled to provide students with the tools they needed for remote education. This included purchasing millions of Chromebooks students could use at home. However, many of these devices are breaking down earlier than expected. Instead of generating savings, this digital transformation strategy backfired for many […]
Technologies like virtualization and containerization have gained significant traction over the last decade as foundational tools for modern application development. As companies like Amazon (AWS), Microsoft (Azure), and Google (Google Cloud) started to invest in the networking hardware and software infrastructure required to support access to these virtualized resources, “the cloud” was born. Networking in […]
Saving time and money is a baseline expectation for any CIO— what matters is where you’re saving it through process automation.
Collaboration technology like unified communication systems, productivity platforms, screen sharing, videoconferencing, instant messaging, online whiteboards, file sharing and a litany of other solutions are now a must-have in business. Their ROI isn’t that difficult to determine. This technology is designed to make your organization function seamlessly and effectively regardless of if your workforce is working […]
The classroom can be a goldmine for interactive technologies like interactive whiteboards in the classroom that can keep students and employees engaged, make it easier to collaborate, and save your school on technology costs. When used correctly, interactive whiteboards and displays can bring a considerable return on investment in both educational and corporate office settings. […]
Digital signage has a number of what you might call “intangible benefits.” For internal comms, things like employee engagement, which leads to happier, more productive workers who stay in a job longer. For public-facing communications, building brand legitimacy and making a visitor’s experience a pleasant one leads to loyalty and word of mouth recommendations. Digital signage […]
It’s always a challenge not just to insinuate a proposed audio visual product’s ROI, but to actually prove it in a technology pitch. Thankfully, nobody knows more about A/V products and their return on investment better than the professionals who handle them every day. And many of them just saw countless good examples in-person. Something our colleagues over at Commercial Integrator – the trade […]
This week, January 7th-11th, 2019: tracking ROI metrics for tech projects, a call to write for TechDecisions, power protection technology, and more.
Before you invest in new technology or implement a new program, figure out why you’re doing it and what you’re hoping for the return on investment, and track those metrics.