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Back @ IT segment: Thoughts on AI - Part 4: What's Next for AI?

In part 4 of this series, I explore what's next for AI. Artificial intelligence has been utilized in many ways and areas and is still breaking into new frontiers. Listen in as I share thoughts on new areas for AI and what to expect in the future.And, be sure to check out part 1, part 2, and part 3 of this series. Additional sources:More on DNA storage: https://news.microsoft.com/innovation-stories/hello-data-dna-storage/More on Gartner DNA predictions: https://siliconangle.com/2020/10/21/gartners-predictions-dna-storage-expanding-cio-roles/ More on AI helping to fight cancer: https://scienceblog.cancerresearchuk.org/2020/04/01/new-blood-test-study-uses-artificial-intelligence-to-identify-cancer-but-its-not-ready-for-patients-yet/ 

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How to Improve Productivity of Remote Workers

Many remote workers believe they perform best at home vs. at the office, but are we reaching the tipping point of remote work productivity? For long-term success, companies need to assess, accomodate and adjust remote workforce expectations. Discover valuable tactics in this DAC Editorial piece.

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DAC News Desk: Dynamics Connections Ownership Transition

In this video, Aaron Back, Decision Acceleration Community Director, has a chat with Kim Peterson and Carol Livingston about the ownership transition of Dynamics Connection. Kim is a long-time community champion and former GPUG Director. Carol, the new owner of Dynamics Connections, has over 25 years of financial and accounting experience across all company sizes and held positions from Controller to CFO.

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Back @ IT: How Does Blockchain Impact Taxes?

With the rise of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies based on blockchain, it's important to understand the tax implications for digital currency. Listen in as I break down blockchain, cryptocurrencies, and some helpful tax info along the way.Also, if you are looking for in-depth tax information and real customer stories, be sure to join us for our Tax Binge Day event on Feb 24 from 11am - 1pm ET.

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DAC News Desk: Meet Alexander Boamah

Alexander Boamah, Dallas/Fort Worth LDAC Leader and Power Platform Expert, + Bridget Courneya, DAC Content Dev. Manager, sit down for a quick chat. Hear Alexander's User story, his journey to becoming a Community Leader, and his take on citizen development.

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Back @ IT: The Low-Code/No-Code Evolution (Part 1)

Low-code/no-code isn't just the hottest buzzword/term now, but a major technology category with huge growth potential in this decade. In part 1 of this series, I explore the evolution of low-code/no-code, call out a few players in the space, and leave you with tips to consider before choosing a solution.Source info:Intrado: https://www.globenewswire.com/news-release/2020/11/10/2123468/0/en/Global-187-Billion-Low-Code-Development-Platform-Market-to-2030.html#:~:text=The%20global%20low%2Dcode%20development,period%20(2020%2D2030). Excel history: https://microsoft.fandom.com/wiki/Microsoft_Excel SAP Purchases Appgyver: https://news.sap.com/2021/02/sap-acquire-appgyver/ John’s take on Appgyver: https://mydacfeed.com/view/video/sap-acquires-no-code-platform-appgyver App references:Retool: https://retool.com/Bubble: https://bubble.io/Excel: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-365/excelWordpress: https://wordpress.com/ Microsoft Power Apps: https://powerapps.microsoft.com/ AWS Honeycode: https://www.honeycode.aws/ Google Appsheet: https://www.appsheet.com/ AppGyver: https://www.appgyver.com/

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Tax Credits to Keep in Mind When Filing Business Taxes

All tax credits come with qualifications and restrictions, including 2020 tax credits related to Covid-19. Uncovering which tax credits are applicable to your business + working alongside your tax professional before applying = a golden fastrack to lowered business taxes.

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Ransomware Attacks and Your Cybersecurity Framework

As ransomware attacks increase in frequency and complexity, businesses need to be on the lookout. Often, data breaches are due to basic and avoidable cybersecurity gaps. Learn how to address existing cybersecurity concerns and respond quicker and more thoroughly against these evolving threats.

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Back @ IT: Low-Code vs No-Code - Who Will Win? (Part 2)

There's a lot of folks wondering which route to go: Low-Code or No-Code. They are different and there are different tools to choose from. In part 2 of this series, I look at what to expect from low-code versus no-code, some helpful points to consider, and a few takeaway tips. If you missed part 1 in the series, be sure to check it out here: https://mydacfeed.com/view/video/back-it-the-low-code-no-code-evolution-part-1Also, be sure to check out more insightful content from our DAC News Desk for video interviews with personal perspectives and valuable information from industry experts, and In-depth articles on a wide variety of business technology categories.

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Back @ It: Is AI A Game-Changer for Low-Code/No-Code? (Part 3)

Artificial Intelligence is truly impacting the low-code/no-code landscape. But, is it a game-changer? Check out this podcast where I dive into AI and LC/NC, offer some areas to explore and leave you with options to consider.If you missed the first two episodes, be sure to check them out here:Episode 1: https://mydacfeed.com/view/video/back-it-the-low-code-no-code-evolution-part-1Episode 2: https://mydacfeed.com/view/video/back-it-low-code-vs-no-code-who-will-win-part-2Sources:Alogorithmia source: https://info.algorithmia.com/2020?utm_source=thenewstack&utm_medium=website&utm_campaign=platform OutSystems: https://www.outsystems.com/ Deloitte TruVoice: https://www2.deloitte.com/uk/en/pages/risk/solutions/truevoice.html Microsoft AI Builder: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/ai-builder/overview UIPath - RPA and AI: https://www.uipath.com/blog/ai-rpa-differences-when-to-use-them-together

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Growing Interest in AI Amongst Chief Information Officers

AI doesn't offer a one-size-fits-all solution for businesses, but it provides an answer for particular scenarios or problems in the workplace. In this article, understand the key factors CIOs need to consider before and during the implementation of AI technology in their business.

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Back @ It: Round-Up of Low-Code/No-Code Solutions (Part 4)

In this episode, I'm doing a round-up of some cool low-code/no-code solutions across different industries. I'll showcase some of these app solutions in real-time to give you a peek into what's possible. If you missed episodes 1, 2, and 3, be sure to check them out below:Episode 1: https://mydacfeed.com/view/video/back-it-the-low-code-no-code-evolution-part-1Episode 2: https://mydacfeed.com/view/video/back-it-low-code-vs-no-code-who-will-win-part-2Episode 3: https://mydacfeed.com/view/video/back-it-is-ai-a-game-changer-for-low-code-no-code-part-3Sites/sources:PandaSuite energy guide app: https://pandasuite.com/launcher/s/AVRYgg6dgBP1_bTwv5KY?_branch_match_id=879800160458085085#!/publication?type=tablet Mendix app for Eneco: https://www.mendix.com/solutions/intelligent-energy-insight/Retool GDPR example: https://retool.com/templates/gdpr-data-export Glide staff locations app: https://prefab-employees.glideapp.io/

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Welcome to Your New Power Community

We are so excited to welcome you to the Decision Acceleration Community (DAC). This is now the home of the information related to the Power Platform & so much more. In one place with one login, you can find content & discussions about Business Applications as well the topics that you need to make the right Business Technology decisions faster. This short video defines the why and how behind the Decision Acceleration Community.

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What Is the First Step in the Organizational Decision Making Process?

The pandemic of 2020 has brought digital transformation and critical decision making to the forefront. The speed of executing on a decision was increased, but many feared that the trade-offs between speed and quality would be detrimental. However, if big-bet decisions were made coupled with high velocity and high quality, then the payoffs were hugely beneficial in many areas.

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Procurement with Purpose: Increased Importance of a Supplier Diversity Program for Chief Procurement Officers

How can CPO's ensure an inclusive approach to their supply chain?In this piece learn how to implement supplier diversity and why "procurement with purpose" is important for your business.

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DAC News Desk: Amber Bell Delivers Great Advice on Dynamics GP

Amber Bell, the Training Dynamo herself, outlines how Dynamics GP is still a rock-solid ERP while providing tips and takeaways on training, reports, user adoption, and more during our insightful conversation.

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Workato makes headlines after raising $110 million to accelerate a new category: Integration-led Automation

Workato has established a whole new category; Integration-led Automation intended to automate and unify organizational workflows, applications, teams, and data. In this original piece, learn about "Silicon Valley's newest unicorn" and why they believe businesses can transform easier and faster with one all-encompassing platform.

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RPA: The New Manufacturing Industry Norm?

Learn about the expansive appearance of Robotic Process Automation (RPA) across the Manufacturing Industry... and industries where you might see it next.

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History and Future of Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Artificial Intelligence has come a long since it's early inception. Many advances have been since then that have defined how AI is used and understood. AI is still in it's infancy but will continue to grow in use and democratization.

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@Work Case Study Monthly Round-Up

Serving as a Validation Accelerator, each of these DAC @Work Case Studies analyzes the impact, metrics, and outcomes of your solution by analyzing a real-world customer implementation. Discover the latest @Work Case Study Monthly Round-Up!