Continuing education can boost an employee’s career in many ways. While providing opportunities for additional certificates and courses may seem like an unnecessary expense to an employer, studies show that the lack of growth opportunities is one of the key reasons for employee turnover. According to this article in Forbes, “87 percent of millennials say professional development is important in a job.” When development opportunities aren’t present, employees can become disengaged — and eventually turn their eyes to greener pastures.
It’s no secret that the modern workforce is heavily dependent on the growing pool of independent contractors available. These “indie workers” are becoming key features across the business landscape, from small startups and mom-and-pop shops all the way up to major operations like Google. No matter how you look at it, more and more freelancers are entering the workforce, and that number isn’t likely to slow down anytime soon.
A new standard in building and project design is making waves and it is called Building Information Modeling. For future convenience, we will refer it by its acronym BIM. It is transforming the way in which construction projects are done. What does this mean for us, the ones in charge behind such projects? It means better buildings overall, to put it simply. But there are many factors that go into it. And these are what we are going to go over in this article. Implementation of BIM can save us time, money, provide realistic models for all parties involved at every step of the way. Better construction process in better places will make this industry a much more profitable one in the future to come.
by Ryan Turner (Senior Vice President of Digital Marketing for PowerChord),
If you haven’t heard, voice-driven interactions are the next big thing of 2019-2020.
Voice search usage trends tell us it’s true. From mis-referenced quotes that say by 2020, 50% of ALL online searches will be through voice. Or the more legitimate stat that says 63% of US residents between the ages of 8-18 use voice search at least once per day.
With the technologies for them getting better as time passes, using virtual and augmented reality tech isn’t as hard as it used to be. Indeed, many developers are willing to work with it, demand for it is steadily rising. However, the primary challenge is encouraging businesses like those that offer managed IT services in Kansas City and elsewhere to adopt it in their everyday operations.