Joe Dysart

Business, Technology

In Driver Recruiting, AI Gets Real

Robot holding "Drivers Wanted" sign

While the wonders of artificial intelligence often are hyped beyond recognition, AI-powered recruitment software actually is offering real advantages to trucking companies.

Joe Dysart | Webology 101
August 23, 2018
Business, Technology, Safety

Website Not Encrypted? Google Soon Will Add Warnings That Could Turn Visitors Away

Come July, Google Chrome will add stark security warnings that could turn business away from your website if it’s unencrypted. Specifically, Google will brand your site as “not secure” in the address bar of its popular web browser if it senses you’re operating without encryption. “Users presented with this warning will be less likely to interact with these sites or trust their content,” so it’s “imperative” that site operators get their websites encrypted, said Patrick Donahue, security engineering product lead at Cloudflare, a web services provider.

Joe Dysart | Webology 101
June 8, 2018
Business, Technology

The AI Wars Have Arrived

Hackers are now arming themselves with artificial intelligence to relentlessly probe the defenses of companies’ computers so they can strike those networks at just the right time and just the right place, according to IT security pros. “Hackers are innovative,” says Stephen Gates, chief research intelligence analyst at Zenedge, an AI security provider. “They’re using automation, bots, artificial intelligence — and the only way to fight back is to pit robot against robot.”

Joe Dysart | Webology 101
April 20, 2018
Business, Technology

Artificial Intelligence: A New Look for Business Productivity Tools

While artificial intelligence is increasingly being applied on a massive scale to alter the very nature of how the world works, it turns out AI is also very good at making everyday drudgery disappear.

Joe Dysart | Webology 101
March 1, 2018
Government, Business, Technology

FCC’s Vote to Kill Net Neutrality Endangers Free and Open Internet

While most Americans were rushing around in December, grabbing last-minute gifts for the holidays, the Federal Communications Commission voted to drive a stake in the heart of the free and open internet. In a majority vote, the agency killed net neutrality — a policy that has prevented your regional internet service provider from becoming the gatekeeper between you and all the internet has to offer.

Joe Dysart | Webology 101
February 12, 2018
Business, Technology

Google Targets Annoying Ads

In a move to stop the online advertising market from imploding, Google will roll out its own ad blocker in early 2018, designed to neutralize annoying, intrusive advertising on the web.

Joe Dysart | Webology 101
December 11, 2017
Technology

Harnessing the Value of Video

With more than a billion users now on YouTube, according to the company’s statistics page, it has never been more important for trucking companies to up their game on video marketing.

Joe Dysart | Webology 101
October 11, 2017
Government, Business, Technology

Net Neutrality Threatened

Your competitor may soon be able to pay to have its website download faster than yours if a Federal Communications Commission proposal becomes law.

Joe Dysart | Webology 101
August 21, 2017
Business, Technology, Autonomous

Artificial Intelligence: New AI Business Tools for Truckers That Are Ready to Run

Although it’ll be a while before we all have an IBM Watson supercomputer sitting on our desktops, there are a number of artificial intelligence business tools truckers can use right now that will help you run smarter, faster and ahead of the competition. Essentially, these next-generation wonders tap into the ability of artificial intelligence to do a lot of the thinking and strategizing for you.

Joe Dysart | Webology 101
June 16, 2017
Technology, Business

E-mail Marketing:Still the Most Effective Sales, Recruiting Tool for Trucking Firms

While some trucking firms may be guilty of chasing the latest digital marketing craze, good old e-mail marketing still is the app to beat when it comes to connecting with customers. Indeed, a 2016 study released by marketing consulting firm Clutch found that e-mail still has the highest return on investment of any marketing channel.

Joe Dysart | Webology 101
April 20, 2017

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