Need Help? Crowdsource Your Work


You have a big project and need help. But hiring employees is nothing short of a time- and cost-intensive pain. And vetting freelancers and temps isn't much easier, especially when you're crunched for time and money. Chris Barbin, CEO of cloud consultancy Appirio, suggests something different: Crowdsourcing. Here's what he says you need to know… Read More

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Terrifying Shark Attack Offers Lesson on Taking the High Road


If you have been paying attention to the news in recent days you may have seen footage of the great white shark attack on former world surfing champion Mick Fanning during the final of the J-Bay Open off South Africa’s coast on July 19. Twitter has also been alight with a photo of rival Julian Wilson… Read More

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Appirio Named a Strong Performer in Salesforce Implementation Partners Q2 2015 Report by Independent Research Firm

SAN FRANCISCO, July 13, 2015 — Leading global cloud services company Appirio has been named a strong performer in “The ForresterWave™: Salesforce Implementation Partners, Q2 2015” report by Forrester Research, Inc. The report evaluates vendors based on 36 criteria to identify and analyze Salesforce Implementation partners. According to the report, to compete with larger services… Read More

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Former GE CIO, Now an Investor, Offers Advice on Selecting Emerging Tech


Gary Reiner left his position as CIO of General Electric Co. in 2010, but as an operating partner at investment firm General Atlantic, he can’t stop channeling his inner IT executive. Mr. Reiner says the key to his approach in scouting promising high-growth companies is helping those companies understand how a CIO thinks. “A CIO wants to… Read More

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Appirio Provides Technology Support to The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) to Help Blood Cancer Patients Live Better, Longer Lives

Appirio Implements Salesforce NGO Connect to Maximize and Support LLS’s Impact in Cancer Arena SAN FRANCISCO – June 29, 2015 – Appirio, a leading global cloud services company, today announced that it will help the The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) implement Salesforce NGO Connect and Salesforce Sales Cloud, replacing an outdated and costly in-house… Read More

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More Than 60 Organizations Worldwide to Benefit from Appirio’s “Future of the Cloud Day” on July 2, 2015

San Francisco, CA - June 24, 2015 - On Thursday, July 2, leading global cloud and crowdsourcing services provider Appirio will deploy more than 400 employees across the world to give back to a number of organizations close to employee’s hearts as part of the 5th annual Future of the Cloud Day. Future of the… Read More

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6 Ways To Get More From Data Science, IT

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Data scientists and IT push the limits of what's possible -- whether that's operating more efficiently, taking advantage of new opportunities, or innovating. Here are 6 ways businesses can boost their effectiveness. Read more >>

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Why Google and Apple made their own programming languages


At its Worldwide Developer Conference next week, Apple is going to share a success story that a lot of people don't know about. Almost exactly one year ago, Apple released Swift, a new programming language promised to make it easier to build iPhone and Mac apps than ever before. Developers cheered from the stands. Read more… Read More

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NASA Uses Crowdsourcing for Open Innovation Contracts


NASA is turning to the public and crowdsourcing for outside-the-box thinking about human space exploration challenges with a series of 10 new NASA Open Innovation Service (NOIS) Contracts. The first challenges to be launched under the new contract will seek new algorithms to improve Robonaut’s tool use in novel ways that could take advantage of… Read More

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Appirio expands Jaipur centre


JAIPUR: As part of its global growth strategy, Appirio expanded its Jaipur centre at Mahindra World City taking over an additional floor that will enhance capacity to more than 500 people from the existing 300. "Jaipur facility has more than doubled its capacity in the past 16 months. Given Appirio's capability to expand globally, we… Read More

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