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Technology Trends: Artificial Intelligence

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As computers’ systems and capabilities expand, artificial intelligence (AI), or intelligence exhibited by computers, is finding a stronger foothold in the technology community; investors pumped funds into 16 start-up AI companies in 2014, compared with only two in 2010. AI seems to hold promise for the future, but some are concerned about our ability to control the cognitive ability of these super computers. Steven Hawking and other esteemed scientific and technology public figures have expressed concern over the advancement of AI. Will AI help us or harm us?

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eCommerce Best Practices: The Data

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In Parts One and Two of our eCommerce Best Practices series, we reviewed the first two necessities for a successful web storefront: a great customer experience and a solid web platform. In this final installation, we will analyze the third, ever-evolving component - the data. A beautiful website and well-organized web platform are futile without the robust product data needed to operate an eCommerce store.

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IDEA Dictionary: What is an IGCC?

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When dealing with data, and all related terminology, you may feel like you’re trying to speak a foreign language. In the interest of keeping things clear and simple, we will introduce commonly used terms in each newsletter that will help you navigate the data shorthand and learn the lingo. This week, we bring you: IDEA Granular Category Code (IGCC).

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Technology Trends: The Office

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As workplaces and productivity practices continue to shift away from paper-based and analog methods, new services and tools keep cropping up to push workplace innovation forward. This week, we bring you articles that feature the apps, systems, and products that could help your office become a more productive and paper-free environment.

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EDI Expert Video Series Episode 12: Getting Set Up for EDI with a Trading Partner

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In the latest installment of IDEA's EDI Expert Series, IDEA's Manager, B2B Solutions, Tom Guzik explains how to get set up to do EDI with your trading partner. With each installment, we will bring you answers to frequently-asked questions about EDI for users and non-users alike. If you have any questions you would like answered in a future segment, submit your topic to communications@idea4industry.com.

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IDEA Dictionary: Stock Indicator Codes

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When dealing with data, and all related terminology, you may feel like you’re trying to speak a foreign language. In the interest of keeping things clear and simple, we will introduce commonly-used terms in each newsletter that will help you navigate the data shorthand and learn the lingo. This week, we bring you three related terms: stock, quick-ship, and non-stock.

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