In The News

Is the death knell ringing for the employee time clock?

The fact that the time clock is being phased out shouldn’t be a surprise, according to Jason Averbook, chief business innovation officer at cloud consultancy Appirio in San Francisco. “The time clock needs to die a slow death. It’s very similar to what happened to the rotary phone,” he said. While the employee time clock might… Read More

  

Rise of the HR Apps

A number of firms are rolling out new apps designed to help organizations harness the so-called “hive mind” of their employee population to encourage collaboration, improve managerial performance and help HR get a better read on what’s really on employees’ minds. “To me, mobile is the uber-trend of consumerism,” says Jason Averbook, chief business officer at… Read More

  
Tags:  

Want to save the world from asteroids? Using code? NASA has a job for you

A pioneer in distributed computing, NASA has been working over the last three years through its Tournament Lab to apply distributed coding skills to its rocket science-level problems. The Lab, a co-project with Harvard Business School in association with Harvard’s Institute of Quantitative Social Science, uses the TopCoder platform to crowdsource code for NASA systems… Read More

  
Tags:  

Why Ceridian entrusted its cloud migration to integrator Appirio

Despite the wealth of internal development expertise that the cloud human resource software developer boasts, it looked to an outside partner, cloud integrator Appirio, to move it to its chosen solution, Salesforce Sales Cloud. That selection was based, in part, by the internal teams familiarity with Appirio’s previous work. Read More

Appirio     @appirio
Tags:  

Brivo Labs Preps Security APIs for the IoT Age

  With the rise of IoT Odess says the number of applications that need to take advantage of security access services is rising exponentially, which is one of the primary reasons that Brivo Labs chose to leverage the topcoder crowdsourcing developer community to build the application. Odess says there is no way an organization his… Read More

Appirio     @appirio
Tags:  

7 Ways Crowdsourcing Can Boost Your Brand and Customer Loyalty

“As the digital and mobile world continues to grow, companies are realizing that in order to stay competitive, they have to step up their application development game,” says Dave Messinger, chief community officer, topcoder, an online community of more than 600,000 software developers, algorithmists and graphic designers. “Instead of hiring multiple developers with limited skill sets,… Read More

Appirio     @appirio
Tags:  

This Google Glass App Lets Your Answer the Door Without Leaving the Couch

Brivo Labs announced its partnership with topcoder’s crowdsourcing community Tuesday. In six months, they were able to launch four products while cutting costs. When it came to developing OKDoor, the company said it was able to save 40% in expenses by leveraging topcoder’s community of more than 600,000 members instead of hiring developers internally. Read… Read More

Appirio     @appirio
Tags:  

Do you speak cloud? Why you may need to learn a new lingo

Cloud Pro Moving to cloud is not just about a new technology, it’s about mastering a new jargon too. Are you prepared? Every year brings forth a wide array of new cloud products and new terminology. While some of this terminology is justified, there is an awful lot of it that is at best jargon,… Read More

Appirio     @appirio
Tags:  

Workplace 2020: how to shape the future of the day

HR Insights A new year is upon us. For personal resolutions, losing weight, eating healthier and exercising are very popular choices. For professional resolutions, improving time management, maintaining a clean work desk and landing a new position are common. As strategic planning continues on from late last year and into this month, give thought to… Read More

Appirio     @appirio

CloudSpokes and Topcoder Unite

DevX Appirio has announced that it is unifying two development crowdsourcing communities that it owns: CloudSpokes and topcoder. It is retiring the CloudSpokes name and moving everyone over to topcoder, which will now have a community of more than 608,000 developers, many of whom are experts on cloud development and data science. Read More

Appirio     @appirio
Tags:  
Page 1 of 4812345...102030...Last »