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How AI Is Changing Business As We Know It | Defined Ventures, Inc.
Sci-fi novels, movies, and television shows have made very accurate and relevant predictions on the direction of our world’s development, especially where automation and robotics are concerned. The time frame, however, is often exaggerated, mostly due to narrative stakes or unbridled optimism. Certainly, the real picture is much different; AI isn’t yet at a place...
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Key Principles for a Solid Data Security Plan | Defined Ventures, Inc.
In today’s digital atmosphere, paying for things online is commonplace. Smart consumers focus on taking steps to keep their personal and financial information private and secure when conducting online transactions. Businesses that offer online payment transactions must also be diligent with their Internet payment technology and ensure their customers feel confident in submitting information. Based...
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6 Ways to Supercharge Workplace Productivity | Defined Ventures, Inc.
Keeping your team productive while at the office comes with it’s own benefits and challenges. On the plus side, you have your entire time operating under one roof, making communication readily available. You can hand off physical items, and clarify much easier when in-person. However, working in an office environment comes with it’s own set...
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National Cyber Security Awareness Month 2017 | Defined Ventures, Inc.
October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM), a month to focus on preventing data breaches and protecting cyber security. The vast majority of Americans use the internet every single day, and protecting secured data is the main goal of NCSAM. During the month of October, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the National Cyber...
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Must-Have Shopify Integrations for E-Tailers | Defined Ventures, Inc.
By now, you probably know that Shopify is one of the fastest-growing, most reliable systems for managing e-commerce inventory and sales. You also probably know that although Shopify has some great built-in features, it is also lacking features that are necessary to grow your e-commerce business. By combining Shopify with other features, you are able...
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VPS vs. Dedicated Server: Which Hosting Option Is Right for You? | Defined Ventures, Inc.
Your business’s website can make or break your company’s success. Before you can launch it, however, you must decide what kind of server you want for your website. You can make the best decision for your company and your budget by discovering the pros and cons of virtual private and dedicated servers. Virtual Private Server...
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How Automation, Individualization in Business Processes Affect Your Brand | Defined Ventures, Inc.
What is automation? This is something that comes up frequently, and that is because of how important automation can be to any industry. Automation can best be simplified as something that your software system does for you so that you don’t need to. This can be as simple as an email after someone has been...
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Why Every Business Needs a Computer Crash Plan | Defined Ventures, Inc.
Digital data is the modern business’s most precious asset. Unfortunately, it’s also one of the most commonly lost or destroyed business assets in the business world today. Rapidly expanding technology means businesses are stepping into a fully digital world; that’s (mostly) a good thing. It also means that there’s a higher risk for potential issues...
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Latest News on Podio's Calculation Field Delays | Defined Ventures, Inc.
Podio calculation fields can be used to take the platform to the next level. These field types are not just simple math; they allow an experienced user to use a simplified version of JavaScript to all kinds of things. They can be utilized like a conditional statement – only pulling the needed information into a...
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