Top Ten Digitalist Magazine Posts Of The Week [July 6, 2015]

Lindsey (LaManna) Makela

300w x 200hOn the Digitalist Magazine site, we deliver the top blogs, news, and featured content for professionals looking to grow and gain a competitive business advantage.

We cover hot topics and thought leadership on mobile applications, cloud computing, Big Data, real-time analytics, and the top challenges facing executives and leaders in sales and marketing, finance, human resources, and much, much more.

Each week on the Digitalist Magazine site, we curate and publish the top ten posts of the week from across our content categories. We hope you find these articles valuable, informative, and interesting.

The 10 Most Important Things You Need To Know About The Internet Of Things [VIDEO]
By Shelly Dutton

With so many companies  investing considerable time, money, and effort to realize the potential of the Internet of Thing, why are so many still failing to achieve it? To avoid missing the mark, here are the top ten things every company should know about successfully operationalizing the IoT.

Is This Why Your Teenager Will Leave You Jobless?
By Chetan Reddy@TheRealChetan

If you thought posting pictures on instagram was a waste of time, think again. Today, teenage Instagram celebrities with over 25,000 Instagram followers are raking in money from posting pictures. And companies are starting to take notice. Could number of Instagram followers soon be a resume booster?

McKinsey IoT Report Nails It: Interoperability Is Key
By David Stephenson, @data4all

Interoperability is critical to maximizing the value of the Internet of Things, a finding that is reinforced in McKinsey’s new report. IoT expert, David Stephenson, explains.

What Taylor Swift Can Teach You About Leadership
By Danielle Beurteaux

When a Tumblr post from Taylor Swift made a tech giant like Apple reconsider it’s policies, the world took notice. What can we learn from this one celebrity’s stand?

BloomThat: 3 Reasons Why One Blossoming Startup Is Imploding A $26.6 Billion Industry
By Shelly Dutton

For one Silicon Valley startup, a mobile app is the secret for creating a customer experience that is convenient, less frustrating, and, above all, easy. Here’s three reasons why a mobile apps can helps business breakthrough a highly competitive environment.

5 Ways Even Good Leaders Roadblock Real Organizational Change
By Switch & Shift, @switchandshift

The very people responsible for creating organizational change are often the ones who inadvertently make it far more difficult than it needs to be. Check out the five most common behaviors that block change.

How HR Metrics Help You Make Smarter Decisions
By Jacob Shriar, @JacobShriar

HR departments that are taking analytics and HR metrics seriously will have a huge advantage over their competitors. Gut feelings simply won’t work anymore. Here’s how HR metrics can help your business.

2 Trends That Have Shaped The Sharing Economy
By Christopher Koch@Ckochster

Disrupters don’t have to be startups. Even companies that have been around forever can benefit from the sharing economy if they pick up on these trends.

The Future of Work: As A Freelancer, Feeling Freer Than Ever This Independence Day
By Anastasia Dyakovskaya

In celebration of the Fourth of July, I’d like to observe a different kind of freedom: The freedom to work wherever you please, as a freelancer. Anastasia explains why greater freedom can actually lead to greater productivity.

7 Savvy Tips For Making Your Next Employee Your Best Employee
By Susan Wilson Solovic@SusanSolovic

Looking to fill a job opening? These 7 tips can help you find your next and best employee.


Lindsey (LaManna) Makela

About Lindsey (LaManna) Makela

Lindsey Makela is a Content Marketing Manager at SAP. Her specialties include digital marketing, marketing strategy, and communications.