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Coronavirus and the Tech Industry: The Mecca Minute

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  Today I'd like to talk a little coronavirus and its impact on tech. Tech firms all over the world use international trade events to showcase their products and maybe even in many Read more

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The Stats Say Alcohol Intake is Down, but the Demand for Flavor is Not. Can the Mocktail Movement Meet Consumer’s Alcohol-Free Needs?
February 4, 2023

The holiday months are filled with indulgent food and drink, spurring the “Dry January” event, which has become a movement many partake in with the dawning of the New Year. In 2021, NIelsonIQ found that 22 percent of U.S. consumers stated they were decreasing their alcohol intake, and non-alcoholic beverage sales were up 19 […]

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Healthcare Cyberattacks Grew in 2022
February 3, 2023

Concerning data from cybersecurity firm Check Point indicates an increase in cyberattacks on healthcare organizations by 74% in 2022 from the previous year. Healthcare is currently the third most attacked global industry (1,463 attacks per week) behind government/military (1,661 attacks per week) and education/research (2,314 attacks per week.) And in the United States, Healthcare […]

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Top Trends at CES 2023 from Bosch, John Deere, and More
February 3, 2023

Top notch technology and top notch attendance secured CES 2023 its gold medal; to put it simply, this year’s CES was a huge success. The world’s largest and most prominent consumer electronics and technology exhibition, CES served its usual role as a testing ground for ground-breaking innovations across multiple verticals. From 5G to Web3, and […]

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Coronavirus and the Tech Industry: The Mecca Minute
February 26, 2020

Today I’d like to talk a little coronavirus and its impact on tech. Tech firms all over the world use international trade events to showcase their products and maybe even in many respects test the market waters to see how products might do in the industry. But this is important to the tech world […]

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Protecting Yourself Online this Holiday Season
December 23, 2019

On this extended holiday episode of The Mecca Minute with Gerry Mecca we explore how to protect your personal information online this holiday season. As shoppers increasingly look to make their purchases online, it becomes even more important to make sure you have the correct protocols and protections in place. As an IT expert, […]

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Explaining Robotic Process Automation
December 12, 2019

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
November 20, 2019

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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The Mecca Minute: Explaining the Cloud
October 28, 2019

It’s a question that is asked on a regular basis: What is the cloud and how do I use it? On this episode of The Mecca Minute, Gerry Mecca provides an explanation of what the cloud is and how to best utilize it. He also explains the risk involved for companies when they make […]

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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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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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