The technology industry moves fast — so fast that it has a model called Moore’s Law that projects how technological power essentially doubles every year. However, if you look at traditional industries such as real estate, accounting, and insurance, innovation tends to come much slower, particularly when it comes to implementing new technology or adopting major shifts.

If there is one thing that is true about business, it’s that technology is constantly changing how companies complete their work. If you want to know what the future holds for businesses, there is perhaps no better place to start than investigating some of the emerging technologies currently gaining steam.

A smart home has technology that can control systems and appliances from a remote location or from another room of the house. This capability can make life immensely easier for working parents, handicapped individuals and the elderly.

It’s important for all business owners to pay attention to cyber-security, and this is particularly true for businesses in the healthcare sector. Hackers often seek out patients’ financial information in the databases of healthcare companies.

Automotive technology changes faster than you might think. Just as you’re getting comfortable with the features in your new car, new technology is rolled out that will change the way you look at vehicles forever. Understanding the changes that technology brings to cars won’t just change the way you think about your car today, but might change the way you look at driving in the future.

There are many great things to understand in the contemporary world. However, there is one skill that consistently remains more valuable than most other skills, the ability to understand code. This is not a skill for just the technologically advanced, this skill can help everyone.

If you ever find yourself going through such doldrums or otherwise stuck in a rut, you’ve gotta break the cycle. Get out there and shake things up. Attend local meet-ups and users groups. Figure out the best conferences to attend where you might be able to meet people from a company you’d be interested in working with and learn about cool places you never even knew existed.

With so many smart technology devices and users—six billion Internet of Things (IoT) connections in 2015—we’ve long surpassed the adoption phase. Now, the focus has shifted to refining and improving features to help products stand out from the competition, especially in the realm of security. For years, tech enthusiasts, users, creators, and hackers have expressed…continue reading.

We have all heard the buzz word “blockchain,” but for the most part, it was more talk and proof-of-concepts than real working technology. But, don’t write it off yet, 2017 will be the tipping point where we will see widespread commercial use.

From helping consumers compare insurance quotes to fighting back against telemarketing phone dialers, artificial intelligence has slowly but surely established a home in the public eye that has become increasingly difficult to miss.