Articles by tag: Gerry Mecca Podcast

Has COVID-19 Killed Email?: The Mecca Minute

You know this COVID-19 scourge has quite obviously changed us forever.  To still get things done everyone using Zoom and Teams to continue their work, school, church, scout meetings, family meetings…I call it Life Continuity.  But something has emerged I’m not so sure everyone has noticed. I know I have, and so have a…

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The Challenges of Remote Work: The Mecca Minute

Wow!  What a month!  Or should I say four.  Since early December when the first COVID-19 outbreak started in China, we’ve made a lot of strides towards making our workforce able to work from home.  For me it’s been a big challenge. I have a household full of humans that all want to fight…

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What in the World is DevOps: The Mecca Minute

In one of my business networks, a C-level exec asked me “what the hell is this DEVOPS thing.” Being from IT I was forced to answer the question in a way that didn’t cause him to glaze over, and I think I did OK. DevOps, for this type audience, is better described in business terms…

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The Value of PMP Certifications

Project managers are faced with the need to understand multiple disciplines and skillsets in order to lead a variety of teams through concept to completion of any given project. Project Manager roles have continued to grow in recent years and technology has empowered PMs to provide more insight into each project phase, making…

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Industrial IoT
Explaining Robotic Process Automation

With this edition of the Mecca Minute I’d like to talk a little robotic process automation or RPA. RPA is hyperautomation that takes automating processes to the next level. Like many other subjects I’ve shared in the past, this concept is not new. But the big reason that it has evolved from a dream…

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Understanding Digital Disruption and Transformation: The Mecca Minute

Understanding Digital Transformation   Digital transformation is yet another oversimplified set of buzzwords with a very complicated meaning. Digital transformation is most often associated with the conversion of a largely manual processes into a highly efficient and inherently more organized process using data. It can also be applied to streamlining the development of products…

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Business Casual: The Past, Present, and Future of the Internet with Gerry Mecca

Gerry Mecca, IT expert and host of the Mecca Minute, joined Business Casual to discuss the 50th birthday of the internet. From the early days of dial up modems and chat rooms to IoT and the cloud, no one could have predicted how the internet was going to develop in its first 50 years. Gerry…

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Fan-Centric Business Transformation
Prop Room
May 23, 2024

In this episode of the Fans First series, Jesse Cole, the mastermind behind the Savannah Bananas, shares with us that in the vibrant world of marketing, creativity knows no bounds—a philosophy embodied by a prop room and studio teeming with eclectic costumes and outlandish ideas. This creative hub, seemingly disconnected from conventional themes like bananas,…

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Ace Gardner and Jacob Lewis discuss NIL Deals and Transfer Portals
NIL Deals and Transfer Portals are Also Impacting College Staff and Their Roles
May 23, 2024

College sports is undergoing a significant transformation with the advent of Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL) rights and the increasing prevalence of transfer portals. These changes are reshaping how college staff operate, presenting both opportunities and challenges. With the rise of NIL deals and transfer portals, understanding the behind-the-scenes impact on college coaching staff…

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The Future of Business Success Lies in Real-Time Feedback and Sales Process Automation
May 22, 2024

Amid the rapid pace of technological advancements, sales processes are undergoing significant changes. Companies are increasingly pressured to enhance efficiency, accuracy, and customer satisfaction. According to Forrester’s 2023 report, a staggering 90% of global business buyers experienced stalled purchasing processes due to economic headwinds, emphasizing the importance of price transparency and the need for…

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thaly palanisamy as new president
Stenograph, LLC Announces Thaly Palanisamy as New President
May 22, 2024

Stenograph, LLC is pleased to announce Thaly Palanisamy as president. In his role, Mr. Palanisamy will guide Stenograph in executing its strategic vision: Empowering the capture, preservation, and accessibility of verbatim records. “Thaly’s leadership skills, combined with the Stenograph strategy deployed by our talented team, will ensure success as we charter our course for the…

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Business Casual: The NCAA Opens the Door for Athletes to be Compensated
October 31, 2019

The NCAA voted unanimously to allow its players to financially benefit from the use of their image, likeness, and name. This vote comes after the governing body of college sports fought against a similar law being passed in California. Why the change and what are the greater implications for college athletics? Tyler Kern and…

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North Texas Food Bank: The Mecca Minute
September 24, 2019

This week Gerry Mecca is highlighting an initiative with the North Texas Food Bank. Hunger can be a hidden issue in any community. The NTFB help to raise awareness surrounding the issue of food insecurity for children, families and seniors in hopes others will get involved in the fight against hunger. Mayor LaRosiliere, City…

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Identify Theft Prevention and Multi-Factor Authentication: The Mecca Minute
September 17, 2019

Are you confused about identity theft prevention?   If so, you aren’t alone. Over 15 million residents in the US have their identities stolen each year. Clearly this type of crime in America is an epidemic, but what can be done for identity theft prevention? On this edition of The Mecca Minute, host…

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Introducing the Mecca Minute with Gerry Mecca
September 16, 2019

Tired of the spending 45 minutes listening to a podcast that could have been summed up in one minute? We decided to do something about it. Join MarketScale’s resident software & technology insider Gerry Mecca as he provides relevant industry tips, tricks and trends in under a minute! — Gerry Mecca is currently with…

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