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The Many Ways Companies Waste Money With Technology Spending

Companies spend a lot of money on technology. They waste a lot, too.

It happens for all sorts of reasons. Maybe they are chasing the latest shiny new thing. Or they misunderstand what consumers want. Or they build something new rather than buy off the shelf.

Whatever the reason, the likelihood of spending mistakes is greater than ever, as the pandemic has made companies scramble even faster for new tools, to accommodate people rushing to work from home. Worldwide IT spending is expected to reach $3.9 trillion this year, up 6% from last year, according to

Gartner Inc.,

a research

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3 ways smart technology is transforming cities and lives

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“Smart technology” is a bit vague as a descriptor at this point because it refers to a confluence of trends and technological innovations. Partly, smart technology refers to devices that are connected to the Internet and rely on artificial intelligence to learn about their

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20 Ways 2020 Changed How We Use Technology Forever

WHEN AMERICANS were sent home from offices in early March, many thought it would be for a few weeks. A month, tops. But as that timeline stretched into summer and now 2021, we’ve relied ever more on technology to remain informed, entertained and fed; to fight the WFH weight gain; to stay connected in novel, sometimes intriguing, sometimes vexing, ways. “We’ve witnessed that there’s a tech solve for each of our disruptions: shopping, therapy, concerts, drinking, games, you name it,” said Matt Klein, director of strategy for Sparks & Honey, a consultancy that studies cultural trends. “Are these experiences exact … Read more

Ways Your Anxiety Is Costing You

If you find yourself regularly feeling anxious, you’re not alone. Anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in America, affecting 40 million adults — roughly 18% of the U.S. population — each year, according to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America. What you might not realize is how much this anxiety is costing you, both from an emotional and economical standpoint.

Whether your anxiety is caused by your finances, technology, social situations or something else, here’s how your anxiety is costing you — and how you can cope.

Last Updated: Sept. 24, 2020

Financial Anxiety

Many of us

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100 Ways To Work Better From Home

As of March 19, 58% of American knowledge workers were working from home, according to Forbes — and that percentage has likely increased since then. Although many have now spent weeks and months working remotely, you might still be struggling to adjust to the new normal. And with many working from home for the foreseeable future, it’s not too late to take steps to optimize that experience.

From setting up an ideal home office to making the most of available technology and learning to balance parental and office duties — all while staying sane — here are 100 ways to … Read more