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Month: December 2016

History Repeats Itself

History Repeats Itself

We’ve all heard the expression, “history repeats itself,” and while no two things can be exactly the same, there are always similarities of the past which can help us thrive and prosper in a new era. That is, if we pay attention to the patterns. The Information Renaissance in the 21st century has resemblances of the European Renaissance that began in the 15th century. The Information Renaissance is centered around the technology and the application of information that has reshaped how our society…

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Cloud Servicing: What’s all the fluff about?

Cloud Servicing: What’s all the fluff about?

A briefing for a large retailer considering cloud services. Perhaps the biggest buzzword regarding business over the Internet today is Cloud. In basic terms, the cloud can be defined as, “any of several, often proprietary, parts of the Internet that allow online processing and storage of documents and data as well as electronic access to software and other resources” (Dictionary.com, 2016). The concept of the cloud has been around for years, but has gained popularity in the last seven years…

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What I learned from Accenture Challenge 2016

What I learned from Accenture Challenge 2016

Yesterday was the Accenture Challenge at CICS, and my first experience at consulting. There are many things that I learned from this venture, but I will highlight three. 1. How important it is to work as a team. Our team members had a lot of great ideas and I gained insight from every team member. As a consultant, you will be spending hours and hours with your colleagues and it’s important to both listen and build upon each other’s creativity…

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