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The age of Artificial Intelligence has arrived and while most of the businesses are focused on how it will affect their operations like R&D and manufacturing, only a few are wondering about the other crucial business areas such as learning & development (L&D). James Paine has pointed out that Artificial Intelligence (AI) is no more reserved to science fiction and is projected to be even bigger in 2019[1]. Gartner, a leading research and advisory company, predicts that AI bots are going to power 85 percent of the customer service interactions by 2020 and lead up…


Blockchain skills for life

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Blockchain, being a revolutionary technology, has indeed opened a new arena of development called the blockchain development. This, in turn, has led to numerous job opportunities for the tech enthusiasts and developers. Even with such great job opportunities around, developers generally seem to be too confused about the direction they should take to become a true blockchain developer. In this view, we are planning to provide an innovative set of training programs to 10,000 blockchain developers in the next 36 months. …


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Most of us are unaware of the universal rule that works silently behind our lives and governs it. Anyone who understands its wonders lives a happier life, accomplishing more in lesser time. It is seen at work in our daily lives, and known by various names; the 80/20 rule, the Pareto Principle, and the Pareto’s Law. The principle is simple, stating that hardly 20 percent of the action is responsible for 80 percent of its outcome. In other words, 80 percent of the impact comes from 20 percent of the cause[1]. The 80/20 rule is everywhere; especially in education. …


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WHAT

Smart contract is computer software code that follows a set of business rules. It can allow the performance of credible transactions without third parties. These transactions are traceable and irreversible. Smart contracts were first proposed by Nick Szabo, who coined the term, in 1994.

Proponents of smart contracts claim that many kinds of contractual clauses may be made partially or fully self-executing, self-enforcing, or both. The aim of smart contracts is to provide security that is superior to traditional contract law and to reduce other transaction costs associated with contracting. Various cryptocurrencies have implemented types of smart contracts.

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Blockchain technology is revolutionizing the way our digital world handles the data and conducts business. Initially developed as a supporting platform for bitcoin, the blockchain is showing a level of security and versatility that has made a lot of business sectors and governments think of putting it into their own use. With this into consideration, it is rational if you want to adopt a career that bears an enormous potential for fast growth, featuring a new dynamic technology, then you must think of being a blockchain developer. Do you know that blockchain engineers and developers have been ranked as the…


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Real leaders, who inspire and become a role model, are rare in today’s hyper competitive, global and financially-driven markets. The road to transformation and success is paved with difficulties and obstacles. All successful entrepreneurs experienced just as many obstacles as successes. Many of them stated to spend more time addressing workarounds and correcting damages than growing the business.

Even as businesses grow, the leaders are rewarded for their ability to solve big problems smartly and maintain grace under troublesome situations and pressure. This is because the problems don’t end, even if a business has the product that earns millions of…


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While we all are appreciating and embracing disruptive technologies and innovations, it is still unclear whether we are able to convert our mindset into this repeatable process. In today’s highly turbulent times characterized by technological disruptive market, effective leadership is more about the best principles than the best practices, requiring the leaders to adopt a disruptive management approach. This article talks about the technological disruptive market and the need and ways for effectively managing and leading disruptive markets as well as workplaces.

Technological Disruptive Market Demands Disruptive Leadership

Disruptive innovation or technology is no longer an occasional exception, but a…


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When you first came to know about the blockchain technology, chances are it was in the context of bitcoin. The cryptocurrency explosion in the last few years has put blockchain into the mainstream, but validating new currencies is only the tip of a huge iceberg when it comes the potential accounting applications of this disruptive, fast evolving technology. Nowadays, blockchain is on accountants’ and auditors’ mind as the blockchain aligns so seamlessly with this profession. Blockchain brings an opportunity in the form of a novel kind of accounting ledger; one that can be updated and verified on a continuous basis…


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The remarkable growth of the blockchain technology has raised both excitement and concerns for the global accounting industry. Is blockchain implementation and accounting going to have a symbiotic relationship or as suggested by some experts, should the accountants start to look for a new line of job? Like the blockchain technology itself, the answer to these questions is complex. Blockchain is one of the hottest and fastest rising technologies in 2018, and for good reasons. As a kind of incorruptible and indestructible ledger, the blockchain offers a novel way to save and share data in a way that it becomes…


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According to TechCrunch, there are around 14 job openings, on average, for one blockchain developer[1]. The exponential growth of blockchain implies that the industry is faced with the similar skills shortage and challenges that the technology boom witnessed. It is going to be worse since the tech and the blockchain industry will compete to recruit from the same talent pool. …

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