Since announcing the availability of AWS IoT in 2015, our conversations with customers have made it clear that long-standing IoT design patterns from mature domains such as as sensor networks, control system architectures, and machine-to-machine networks had to be revised to include cloud development concepts. The IoT Atlas is a collection of IoT designs available […]
Top 5 Mistakes Small Businesses Make When Applying for a Loan
Applying for small business loans can be tricky. You want to make sure that you’re applying for a loan that works best for you and your company. Too often, businesses will apply for a loan they don’t qualify for or that doesn’t benefit their business needs. Below are the top 5 mistakes you should
9 Habits of the World’s Most Successful Salespeople
Despite what we’re all taught, working harder won’t necessarily cause you to rise to the top of your industry as a salesperson—but working smarter definitely will. In fact, average salespeople typically work harder than successful salespeople do. The difference in their outcomes is explained by a
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How to Create a SWOT Analysis
To put it simply, a SWOT analysis helps identify, list and act upon your business key strengths and weaknesses.
what it means for resources and energy
Critical Resource advisors and other leading experts reflect on the implications of Trump’s presidency for energy and resource companies globally Making resources great again The immediate impact of Trump’s presidency on some commodity prices has been a welcome surprise for many mining groups, and a bullish domestic energy policy has given oil and gas producers encouragement for the years ahead. However, policy uncertainty on US relations with Asia and Africa, and likely roll-backs on transparency and climate change, are viewed with concern by many observers. We asked trusted experts in our network for their views on how President Trump’s policies are likely to play out and how they could impact mining and energy firms in the…
Small, Medium Enterprises Optimistic About Economy
More than two thirds of the SMEs surveyed expect significant revenue growth of at least 4% over the next 12 months.
Michigan basketball coach resigns because 'parents have taken the fun out of it'
A Michigan high school basketball coach has resigned after leading his team to the regional championship game. While Clayton Castor wrote that there were a number of reasons for his departure at Gl…
Hacking the farm: How farmers use 'digital agriculture' to grow more crops
Climate Corporation aims to take the guesswork out of farming. The company offers a slate of "digital agriculture" tools that provide a real-time look at what's happening on the farm.
Sneakers? Check. Mascara? Check. Makeup is the New Workout Gear
It’s not enough to run that marathon, now some athletes want a rosy lip doing it. Companies launch new lines of makeup made for sweating—and the gym selfie. ‘Be Matte On the Mat.’