Author Archives: Jack

How Much Agility Is Really Needed?

Agility is, without question, the word of the decade for business leaders. It is used in many contexts, from processes, people, and enterprises, to change management projects. Used to describe how responsive businesses are to the expansion of the digital world, or how adequately they consume technological innovation, agility is mentioned at every opportunity. As I think about this, I ...

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Taifa Elimu Tablet for Private Schools Launched

Children enrolled in private primary schools in the country will now have access to the digital literacy program (DLP) following the launch of the digital learning and teaching devices developed by the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT). The devices which come loaded with content developed and approved by the Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development, will ensure all ...

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Snapchat is Most Popular Social Media Among Teens

More than $264 billion is spent annually for products bought by and for teens in the United States. As a small business, understanding a demographic worth over a quarter of a trillion dollars can help you better address their needs. And for this group, Snapchat (NYSE:SNAP) is the most popular social media channel with 47 percent of teens using it ...

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AdHawk acquires Automate Ads to improve Google and Facebook ad campaigns

 AdHawk is announcing that it has acquired one of its competitors, Y Combinator-backed Automate Ads. Even if you weren’t a customer, Automate Ads may sound familiar because it was previously known as Kuhcoon, a social advertising startup co-founded by Andrew Torba, who has since been in the news for getting banned from the YC alumni network and for his controversial ...

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How Technology Can Help Modernize Your Account Reconciliations

Part 20 in the Continuous Accounting Series In my last two blogs, we’ve looked at the importance of accurate account reconciliations, best practices, and why training is key. In this blog, we’ll wrap up how to modernize your account reconciliations by tackling the biggest hurdle of all: change. Once you’ve overcome any resistance to change and adopt technology, then you can ...

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