Ask anyone how things are going and more often than not, they’ll reply, “Busy.” Being busy has become somewhat of a status symbol and synonym for success. Indeed, Americans are a very “busy” society, especially in the workplace. But is the culture of busy actually crushing business productivity rather than helping it?…

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How to Create a Successful Internship Program

Internship programs can be an effective means to spot new talent, ready them with relevant on-the-job training and introduce a path to a full-time job after they graduate. But the dream of a successful internship program can crumble into a logistical nightmare for your team if not well planned out. Ensuring your…

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Getting To Know You: Nysha Chen

Tallwave was thrilled when Nysha Chen joined the company for a summer internship. Before departing in August to head back to school, Nysha shared a few insights on her experience at Tallwave, what she wants to learn next and advice she has for other students pursuing internships. Name: Nysha Chen Hometown: Naperville,…

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8 Books Innovators and Design Thinkers are Reading Today

As business has evolved over the years, emotional intelligence and a people-first approach has become essential to successful and sustainable innovation. It no longer plays second fiddle to the “shock and awe” advertising messages that once worked for many brands decades ago. In fact, today’s most successful brands are those that have…

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The Supply Chain Is Becoming The Supply Web

There are virtually no institutions or industries that aren’t facing a mounting risk of major disruption because of digital transformation and infrastructure. The last decade of rapid innovation in mobility and commerce, including the beta-launch of autonomous driving vehicles, detailed urban traffic models, and routing algorithms have connected the supply chain in…

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Customer Experience Is In the Eye of The Beholder

Traditionally our technology stack has served us in connecting our business to a siloed and then shared reality. As customer journeys online and offline have become increasingly more connected at the customer levels, our organizations have had to rapidly adjust and find ways to transform our legacy technology to a more integrated,…

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Getting To Know You: Sydney Bettis

We love our interns here at Tallwave. They never cease to inspire and amaze us…and on the frequent occasion, teach us a thing or two. And Sydney was certainly no exception to that. She spent two months with our team, learning the ropes of branding, graphic design, digital marketing, and how customer…

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Modern Commerce Is About Getting Personal At Scale

Getting personal at scale seems like today’s most pressing oxymoron. Historically, the idea of getting personal took an extreme amount of effort and investment in gaining knowledge and understanding of your desired target’s thoughts, feelings, movements, and habits. With the advent of machine learning, AI, data transactions, and science and unprecedented processing…

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Top 5 Local Changes in 2017

2017’s Biggest Local Bombshells… So Far We’ve only made it halfway through the year, and already 2017 has been a big year for local search. In this piece, we’ll take a look at some of the most influential topics and changes that have come out of the local search sphere. From Facebook…

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Getting To Know You: Mike Barbeau, VP of Growth

How long have you worked at Tallwave? I’ve been here since July of 2015. My offer letter came in June, but I really wanted to play as much golf as possible before I started. What is your favorite part of your current role? I think it’s having a singular purview over all…

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