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Chatbots Rising

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Chatbots have actually been around in various forms for a long time.  For those of a certain age (those who remember dying of dysentery while playing Oregon Trail, for example) there was Clippy, the cute and annoying assistant that would pop up in versions of Microsoft Word.  Clippy was trying to be helpful, but he […]

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Three of NYC’s Tech Thought Leaders worth following

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Thought leadership, as Dorie Clark defines it, is something better than being a celebrity (famous for something in particular) or an expert (famous for what you know).  A thought leader is known for what he/she thinks, and more than ever, thanks to technology, we can have access to these people who challenge the way we […]

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The GDPR: the Obstacle is the Way

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In a wash of emails that reminded many Americans that even the most forward-thinking of companies can be subject to procrastination, the GDPR finally went into effect some weeks ago, after a two-year grace period which the companies could have used (but most didn’t) to update their privacy policies and notify their customers.  Ironically, that […]

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How to Build Better Candidate Personas

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Like most industries, recruiting has become more competitive in the Internet era. Think about how many online job boards and career networking sites are available to candidates these days. Now consider how saturated each of these platforms are with recruiters—all vying for the same candidates.  For this reason, you must be more strategic with your […]

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5 Marketplace Platforms that Remade Industries

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Today there are so many marketplace platforms, including the biggest one of all – Amazon – that we can sometimes forget that there was a time that not even one of them existed.  They’ve become so integral to our daily lives and such a part of the conversation of business that we now see a […]

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NYC Nodes: 5 Centers of Startup Influence

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  NYC is a place not only teeming with opportunities for startups, but it also has a diverse and rich infrastructure to support, educate, and finance those startups.  In this article we will share some of our favorite centers of influence in the startup scene in NYC. Incubators Venture Out NYC.  Venture Out provides a […]