Alternatives to the Annual Performance Review

While reflecting on your employees’ performance from time to time can help keep them and your company on track for success, the traditional performance review is proving to be ineffective. Get inspired by these alternative options, put together by BirdDogHR, and your employees are sure to appreciate it.

2017 Global Data Management Playbook

Experian has released the 2017 Global Data Management Benchmark Report. In it, they determine how businesses around the world are using customer data to improve customer experiences, increase sales, and tailor their products to the needs of the consumer. Leveraging data is an important and necessary tactic for a business to succeed, but if the data is not accurate you could be creating and investing in a strategy that is detrimental to your bottom line.

The Cost of the Apartment in 50 Shades Darker

Christian Grey lives in a penthouse in downtown Seattle’s Escala building. The 5,170-square-foot apartment has three bedrooms, three bathrooms and floor-to-ceiling windows with a 280-degree view. There is an open kitchen area with breakfast bar and a 1,000-square-foot private terrace. Have you ever wondered what Christian Grey’s luxury apartment would cost? ran the numbers.

Top Trends in Wireless Technology and Communication 2017

Did you ever wonder how your TV works? Or, how high-end gadgets like Wi-Fi printers, Wi-Fi routers, Xbox 720 and NAS hard drives work? Well, these all are based on wireless tech. Wireless technology and communication has occupied our lives so fittingly that we don’t even realize that we are using its applications one after the other. Check out the following infographic to discover all the details.

10 Ecommerce Trends to Consider In 2017

eCommerce has witnessed a noticeable growth in the year 2016 and more growth as expected in the year 2017, things must be improved when it comes to the better recognition and better branding to beat out your competitors in this eCommerce Industry. With the eCommerce industry expected to grow more rapidly in the year 2017, every eCommerce store should be ready to grab all tips for the betterment of the website and to motivate visitors towards the website.

The State of American Infrastructure

Obviously infrastructure is a crucially important subject, whether it’s invested in or neglected. Studies show every $1 billion of infrastructure investment creates 20k+ jobs and that failure to invest properly in infrastructure in the next decade will cost each American household roughly $3,400. Deficiencies in our surface transportation system currently cost U.S. households and businesses nearly $146 billion annually.

Travel the U.S.

The United States has a great number of cities and landmarks to visit and discover. Places like the Statue of Liberty, the Empire State Building, Hoover Dam, the Alamo and others are popular places for tourists to embark and travel to. But while you are traveling, do you know the best and worst days to travel? Do you know what days are best to buy an airline ticket? Find out with this travel infographic.

Ultimate Parent’s Guide to Internet Safety

Do you know what your child is doing online? Do you monitor each step of the kid or let him surf the web at ease? Digital era for many parents opened a lot of new and creative ways to entertain, grow and educate the child. But it also brought with it dangers and risks. This Parent’s Guide to Internet Safety will help to understand what actually kids are doing online, what they publish and what dangers they meet.