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How Axel Springer transformed its publishing business

Ongoing digital transformation has helped leading German publisher Axel Springer become one of Europe’s largest media companies, with almost three-quarters of revenue coming from digital channels.

“Only 10 years ago, just 1% of Axel Springer’s revenue and profits could be attributed to digital,” said Dr. Andreas Wiele, member of the board and president of classified media at Axel Springer. “Today, more than 65% of our revenue and more than 80% of our profits are digital.”

2018 European IT & Software Excellence Awards 2018 winners are announced

[London, 20 April 2018] The winners in the European IT & Software Excellence Awards 2018 (www.iteawards.com) - the leading pan-European awards for resellers, ISVs, Solution Providers and Systems Integrators and their vendor and distributor partners – have been revealed at a gala dinner in London on 19 April.

Now in their tenth year, the European IT & Software Excellence Awards 2018 attracted several hundred entries from all over Europe, with 29 countries represented amongst the finalists. The awards were given for IT solutions that get to the heart of customer issues, delivering better business, a clearer understanding of data, and more efficient and profitable outcomes.

What Are the Warning Signs of an Insolvent Company?

If you are a business owner or a CEO of a business, you may get carried away with your day-to-day tasks and fail to see the big picture. If most of your daily work is focused on patching things up, this means that you are coping, rather than existing as a sustainable business. Coping for too long could get you in a place where you never wanted to be. Constantly monitor for the signs of insolvency and reconsider your strategy in order to save your business.

A Double Win for Thoughtonomy: Recognized as a Leader in Everest Group RPA PEAK Matrix and FStech Award Winners

Thoughtonomy, the Intelligent Automation Company, has been recognized as a Leader in Everest Group’s Robotic Process Automation (RPA) – Technology Vendor landscape with Products PEAK Matrix™ Assessment 2018. On the same day, Thoughtonomy also received FStech’s “Cloud Computing Innovation of the Year” Award.

“The combination of being acknowledged as a leader in Everest Group’s RPA PEAK Matrix, and receiving the Cloud Computing Innovation of the Year Award cements Thoughtonomy’s position as a recognized industry innovator and automation market leader, providing award-winning AI-enabled RPA,” said Dean Chapman, Thoughtonomy’s Chief Commercial Officer.

Don't Burn Out: How to Deal With Overwhelming Stress

So, you are a successful business person, you really like your job, and everything is going just peachy. However, it is perfectly natural for times to come when too many projects fall into your lap, things at the office go awry, or you have to deal with a personal issue that is hindering your work performance. This is when you’ll probably ask yourself a lot of questions, but the main one that you should be asking yourself is “Ok, what do I do now?”

As everyone tends to fall on black days, there is a whole bunch of advice that you should adhere to in order to save yourself from burning out from all that overwhelming stress that is just piling up. Here are some things that you should try out.

Fifty-Two Posts: 363 Miles from Home

Here is a fun fact. I've never lived more than 363 miles from home. To be exact, outside of my college years, I've always lived exactly 363 miles from my childhood home in Kansas City, Kansas.

My first job after graduating college landed me a job at a Weather Service Meteorological Observatory in southwest Kansas. My apartment was 363 miles away from my parents' driveway. A couple years later, my next job took me to Sioux Falls, South Dakota. To my surprise, on the first visit from Sioux Falls to Kansas City I found that I added exactly 363 miles my truck's odometer.

How to run frugal yet successful business

The main reason why individuals come together to form a business is the notion that they can earn more by working together rather than alone. Pooling resources are one of the means through which more work can be done, and reducing costs is the other. In this sense, frugality is the cornerstone of any business endeavor. Therefore, every successful company is by definition a frugal one as well. Does this mean that becoming frugal is an automatic process? Not in the slightest.

Glacier Bancorp awarded Axios North America Customer of the Year

Washington D.C., USA – January 16, 2018: Axios Systems, a pioneer of “Fit for Purpose” IT Service Management (ITSM) and IT Operations Management (ITOM) cloud solutions, is delighted to award its Customer of the Year award to US-based financial institution, Glacier Bancorp.

Based in Kalispell, Montana, Glacier Bancorp provide commercial banking services in 91 communities and 146 banking offices across Montana, Idaho, Colorado, Utah, Washington, Wyoming and Arizona. They provide a wide variety of services including mortgage origination services, retail brokerage services and commercial, consumer and real estate loans.