May 22, 2018

Thought Leader: What’s In It For Me?

Blog post by Adam Monk, Sales Director, Building Design Services, LLC In today’s market, whether you are selling cars, software, or real estate you need to pay more attention to your clients needs. Everyone remembers Henry Ford’s famous comment of “They can have it in any color as long as it’s black,” step back into the early 1900’s and being the first automated car manufacturer, you can get away with that kind of brass customer interaction. In today’s market, it’s the one of the single biggest aspects to selling your products or services. You really need to take the time to understand…

Importance of Emotional Intelligence

Emotional Intelligence

Blog post by Business Technology Professor Mark Smith In both your professional and personal life you will need to develop your emotional intelligence IQ which is usually referred to as your (EQ). Communication is key to success in any relationship so it is very important to hone this skill of understanding the emotional state around the person that you are interacting with. An example of this is seeing someone that you want to communicate with is sad, you will naturally change your approach in how you open your conversation with them because you can visibly see they’re sad. The same…

UAT Business Technology Professor Offers Lean Startup Advice

Business Technology Professor Offer Lean Startup Tips

Many UAT students will become entrepreneurs and start their own businesses after graduation. Professor Mark Smith teaches Business Technology courses at UAT and has some great tips for how to operate a business under the lean principles. What is a lean startup? Lean startup ideals originated by author Eric Ries, which states that if companies invest their time into iteratively building products or services to meet the needs of early customers, they can reduce the market risks and sidestep the need for large amounts of initial project funding and expensive product launches and failures. When starting an online business, you want…

Leading Technology University Offers Elite Business Technology Degree For Tomorrow’s Top Business Management Innovators

Business Technology Degree at UAT

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Alan Hromas University of Advancing Technology 602-326-2781 | ahromas@uat.edu Tempe, Ariz. (June 11, 2015) – University of Advancing Technology (UAT) is introducing the Bachelor of Science in Business Technology degree, preparing students to be tech savvy leaders in high-demand technology management careers. In UAT’s Business Technology degree program, students develop the skills to excel in business management, global business, innovation, technology product development and project management. Students become fluent in business models, big data analysis and business development methodology, managing cross-functional and international teams, strategic management, innovation and data-driven marketing. They learn it – and do…

New Pew Research on Mobile Phone Problems

The Future of Big Data

The Pew Internet & American Life Center has published a new study on problems faced by cell phone users. Highlights of their findings include the following: 88% of American adults are cell phone owners. 69% of users who text report that they receive unwanted spam and texts “at least weekly.” 72% of users experience dropped calls occasionally, with 32% reporting that this happens “at least a few times a week or more frequently than that.” Smartphone owners report higher incidence of all of the above. In a report out last month on “The Future of Big Data,” Pew reported that…