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Troy Larson

Troy Larson is a Marketing Specialist at Ask.com. He enjoys all things tech. You can normally find him eating a burrito at a taqueria near you. @Troy_Larson / fb:Troy.T.Larson / about.me/tlarson

Making Dollars and Sense out of Big Data

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Companies have the ability to capture insane amounts of information, which allows them to better understand their customers. However, having the skills to be able to decipher, interpret, and successfully use all this data is a growing concern for most organizations. According to a new Avande survey, “more than 60 percent of respondents said their…

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Top Collaboration Tools in 2012

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One of the questions I continually find myself asking is: “what are some tools out there that I can use to help simplify my work? I’m sure that if you’re at all like myself them you too are constantly asking people what apps they’re using and how they’re liking them in hopes that you’ll find…

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How agile can improve your next social initiative

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So you’ve read the books, attended seminars and you think you’ve got this agile thing down: You optimize your digital media activities, create multiple ad executions and perform multivariate testing. Sound familiar? While this is important, you still might not be as agile as you think. Take the Simon Ward test and see if any…

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What will drive the next generation of office productivity?

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As we usher in 2013 I’m sure one of the many things on your mind is “where did the year go?” It seems like only yesterday when we were basking in the warmth of summer and yet here we are only days away from New Years. On to next year.  We all want to be…

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5 Tips to Creating an Awesome Corporate Culture

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Let’s play a little word – association game today. I want to ask you a quick question and without thinking about it, I want you to respond as fast as you can with the first thing that pops into your head. Everyone ready? Ok. What’s the first company that comes to mind when you think…

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Social Media Training is Now Mandatory: 5 Tips to Help You Do it Right

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Social media is now everywhere, it’s gone beyond our personal lives to now playing a significant role in our professional lives as well. It was only a short while ago where official corporate social media training was considered an added “bonus” to the job. However, today it has now become a mandatory aspect of the…

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Friends or Foes: Email and Collaboration Software

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Lately, we’ve heard a lot about the future of email. Will it still be as prominent or integral to accomplishing work as it is today? Will it be more so? The recent rise and proliferation of collaboration tools has kicked off a bit of a debate. So today I wanted to look at whether email…

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