What Big Business Will Pay for in a Downturn

Faced with falling oil prices, energy companies are turning to startups to make their rigs more efficient

The Inspiration Behind an Innovative New Imaging Idea

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Sean Ramsay invented a camera that will make people put away their mobile phones. Why he did it

5 Steps to Building a Sustainable Web Presence

PROFIT Business Cast

Your company needs to be online, now. Expert advice on how to make that happen

Where Today’s Workers Want to Work


According to one new study, 70% of employees would quit their current jobs for one that offers workplace flexibility

What People Analytics Can Teach You About Your Employees


Some firms collect huge amounts of data on staff behaviour to help managers make better decisions

Why Every Small Business Needs to Be Online

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A new study from CB Insights shows that web, social and mobile all significantly impact consumers' spending decisions

Do You Need Cyber Insurance?

Internet and computer security

Recent high-profile hacks have sent many firms looking for protection from liability

How to Stop Employees from Undermining Your Cyber Security


Online hackers get headlines, but the real threat to your IT may come from within. These four tips will help protect your business from data disaster

Consumers Are Open to Location-Based Offers


A new study shows shoppers like the idea of receiving rewards and deals based on their whereabouts. Time to bring in the beacons

The No-Tricks Way to Grow Your Customer Base

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Healthcare app Figure 1 has signed up nearly half a million physicians in just over two years. Three strategies the startup used that you can replicate

The Tasks Automation Will Take Over Next


Businesses are using artificial intelligence for work once performed by humans. Why automating white-collar work will offer a competitive advantage

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