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Is your company data lost in a deluge of cloud apps? Hear +David Linthicum discuss strategies to alleviate the pain of siloed cloud data and from a CIO who implemented a solution. #cloudcomputing   #cloud   #integration   #IT   #CIO   #appdev  
 
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Hear an expert panel, including David Linthicum, SVP, Cloud Technology Partners, discuss best practices for overcoming data and cloud tool integration challenges. Also see a 5 minute demo of QuickBase Sync

- Recognizing the challenges and costs associated with traditional data integration
- Understanding the benefits of eliminating data silos and the insights that can be made from integrated data
- Knowing how no-code integration tools save you time and money by aggregating your data without the need for a developer

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Mary Meeker’s annual Internet Trends report is the ultimate compilation of essential tech statistics. What do this year’s key findings mean for you? via +Alexandra Levit  #MaryMeeker   #internetofthings   #trends   #tech   #lowcode   #RAD  
Mary Meeker’s annual Internet Trends report is the ultimate compilation of essential tech statistics. What do this year’s key findings mean for you? I became a fan of Mary Meeker when she cited a study on millennials I completed many …<br /><a href="http://quickbase.intuit.com/blog/2015/07/22/7-mary-meeker-internet-trends-insights-you-need-to-know/">Read »</a>
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Changing a business process? Here's how to vet it out. via +Denise OBerry  #processimprovement   #process   #businesstips   #operations   #businessoperations   #ITops  
It's important to thoroughly vet a process before going to all the effort of improving it. Checking in with important stakeholders and customers is a critical step to undertake before the change effort. Sometimes we live in our own little …<br /><a href="http://quickbase.intuit.com/blog/2015/07/15/before-changing-a-business-process-determine-what-improvement-you-seek/">Read »</a>
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Interview with Jim Whitehurst, CEO, RedHat on keeping employees engaged when growing your business. via +Anita Bruzzese  #redhat   #opensource  w/ +Jim Whitehurst  #employeeengagement   #businessgrowth  
At Red Hat, the CEO and other leaders openly admit to mistakes, encourage passionate debate and urge employees to run with their ideas. All of this leads to greater employee engagement and profits – a strategy any growing company can …<br /><a href="http://quickbase.intuit.com/blog/2015/07/13/red-hats-ceo-how-to-scale-engagement-as-business-grows/">Read »</a>
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How Rob Roy from SEAL Team Six trains business leaders to use SEAL skills to overhaul departments so that they are staffed by resilient, tough, competitive and smart teams ready to take on any challenge. via +Anita Bruzzese  #Leadership   #leadershipdevelopment   #businesstips   #Navy  
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How do you determine what process to fix first? via +Denise OBerry  #bpm   #processimprovement   #businesstips   #smb   #digitaltransformation  
When several business processes need work and there are limited resources to get it done, it can be hard to decide which process to attack first. Most of the time when you decide to take a look at business processes …<br /><a href="http://quickbase.intuit.com/blog/2015/06/17/how-to-decide-which-business-process-to-fix-first/">Read »</a>
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Shaa Wasmund has been advising entrepreneurs for years. Which of her productivity tips have you incorporated into your daily work/life balance and which have made the most impact?
If you find yourself complaining that you’re always super busy, it’s time for a change. A leading adviser to entrepreneurs provides a road map on how to cut back on the craziness – and be more productive. Shaa Wasmund says …<br /><a href="http://quickbase.intuit.com/blog/2015/07/27/shaa-wasmund-on-how-to-feel-less-frazzled-and-more-productive/">Read »</a>
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8 Things Managers Do That Hinder Their Teams via +Anita Bruzzese  #management   #productivity   #productivitytips   #gtd   #leadership   #businessproductivity  
Manager often spend countless hours trying to figure out ways to get their teams to be more efficient and productive. But perhaps it’s time they find the answer to the team’s productivity problems by looking in the mirror. You’re the …<br /><a href="http://quickbase.intuit.com/blog/2015/07/20/8-things-managers-do-that-hinder-their-teams/">Read »</a>
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Too much siloed data in cloud apps? No more. +Intuit QuickBase Sync.
It's official! QuickBase Sync, the new data integration capability built into our low-code app development platform, Intuit QuickBase, is now generally available to everyone. Announced at our inaugural global user conference, EMPOWER 2015, in late May, Sync helps citizen developers liberate their data …<br /><a href="http://quickbase.intuit.com/blog/2015/07/15/quickbase-sync-goes-into-general-availability/">Read »</a>
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Finding and nurturing hidden leaders. Scott Edinger, co-author of “The Hidden Leader,” discusses how to better spot your hidden leadership gems, and work to “unleash” their potential. via +Anita Bruzzese  #leadwithgiants   #leadfromwithin   #Leadership  
When growing your business, don’t dismiss the shy employee in IT or that quiet worker in shipping as unfit for leadership positions. It could just be that the best leaders in your organization are the hidden gems your organization needs …<br /><a href="http://quickbase.intuit.com/blog/2015/06/26/how-to-find-the-hidden-leaders-in-your-business/">Read »</a>
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Hi guys, The Fast Track interviewed Rob Roy about his new book, “The Navy SEAL Art of War,” where he outlines how he trains business leaders to use SEAL skills to overhaul departments so that they are staffed by resilient, tough, competitive and smart teams ready to take on any challenge. Pretty interesting.
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To be more productive and get more done in your daily life, Parkinson's Law for Daily Productivity may be a simple method for you. via +Kayla Matthews (Welcome to The Fast Track!)  #productivity   #productivitytips  
Give yourself just five minutes to read this article and jot down a few action items that will help you become more productive. Why? Because, according to Parkinson’s Law, the less time you give yourself to complete a task, the …<br /><a href="http://quickbase.intuit.com/blog/2015/06/05/how-to-use-parkinsons-law-for-daily-productivity/">Read »</a>
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