Proptech: the disruption of real estate

Apiumhub

Real Estate Technology or Property Technology is often referred to as RE Tech or PropTech. Basically, it is a use of technology in the real estate industry to make transactions more efficient. The wave of disruptive solutions using innovative technologies recently entered a significant sector of the world economy: real estate. Augmented reality use in real estate . The post Proptech: the disruption of real estate appeared first on Apiumhub.

Tough Times For The Tokyo Stock Exchange's CIO (a chief information officer needs an IT strategy to create IT alignment)

The Accidental Successful CIO

Your Source For Real World IT Department Leadership Skills™. Post tags: convertible bonds , exchange traded funds , Nikkei Stock Average , Osaka Securities Exchange , real-estate investment trusts , suspension of trading , Tokyo Stock Exchange , traders , trading , TSE.

The Realtors’ Last Hurrah

Battery Ventures

At the end of a months-long process–if you’re lucky–you closed on a home and handed over 3% of the purchase price to the real-estate agent. Following the first wave of real-estate innovation ushered in 15 years ago by companies like Zillow, which displays real-estate information online and helps home buyers understand the market price of homes, a second wave of companies is emerging to compete more directly with legacy real-estate brokerages.

First Impressions Matter: Rethinking Our Website Header

StubHub

The visual design was too dark and took up far too much valuable real estate on the page (especially on mweb). Before (top), visual design was dark and took up too much real estate, specially on mWeb.

Everything I learned about technical debt

Erik Bernhardsson

The concept of technical debt always resonated with me, partly because I always like the analogy with “real” debt. What happened is, you saw this investment (real estate?) The bottom right picture is you going to the bank because you want to buy real estate. I just made it to Sweden suffering from jet lag induced insomnia, but this blog post will not cover that. Instead, I will talk a little bit about technical debt.

Tech News Roundup March 16

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for commercial real estate investment marketplace. Katie Kennedy. The following are some of the hot topics we are tracking in the technology ecosystem: Technology Ticker. Matt Rahman Joins Tangible Security as Commercial Cyber Solutions SVP, GM. Menlo Ventures leads $14.5M round for Usermind, an enterprise business operations startup. Trifacta Expands Federal Market Presence to Accelerate the. Consumer Electronics Net.

Tech News Roundup February 5

CTOvision

Technology still changing the way people buy and sell real estate - NewsOK.com. Katie Kennedy. The following are some of the hot topics in the technology ecosystem (from FedTechTicker.com and TopTechTicker.com ): Fed Tech Ticker. QTS to Showcase Gov’t-Focused Cloud, Managed IT Services Portfolio. New committee looks to elevate electronic warfare - FCW.com. Utah sues federal government over sage grouse plan - KSL.com.

Recruiting Technical Developer Talent: Speed vs. Quality

CodeSignal

In fact, information-related economic activity added over $955 billion in nominal value and was second only to real estate as a contributor to Real GDP growth.

Barcelona becomes digital hub for Nestlé, Lidl, Allianz, MediaMarkt, N26, Facebook, Moodle, Microsoft, Siemens, Satellogic & Zeptolab

Apiumhub

According to a statement from the real estate consultancy Forcadell, ” is considered as one of the most emblematic buildings of the Catalan capital.” Every week we read news about startups or multinational companies opening or moving their digital hub to Barcelona.

Stuff The Internet Says On Scalability For July 27th, 2018

High Scalability

Aaron Frank : In the world of real estate, as Brad Inman puts it, “the company has gone viral.” Hey, it's HighScalability time: Startup opportunity? Space Garbage Collection service. 18,000+ known Near-Earth Objects. NASA ). Do you like this sort of Stuff? Please lend me your support on Patreon. It would mean a great deal to me.

8 Things Businesses Get Wrong About Innovation

SolutionsIQ

The people that it gets handed off to to build the real business out of – [it] gets handed to a product manager, and they say, “Oh well, okay. ” We attempted to apply that to real estate. This was before the real estate industry tanked, this is about a decade ago.

Motivation to Get Better

Agile42

Zingat.com is a reliable real estate information and marketing platform that brings together real estate professionals and individuals under the same roof with accurate and comprehensive reference information by adhering to the concept of high quality service and transparent information.

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Using Social Media Effectively: Gaining Visibility In a Crowded Marketplace

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Or, maybe you have a company and products you want to promote by sharing details about your offerings, or about the industry you are part of, to show that you have useful solutions to real-world problems. The available real estate for a tweet is only 140 characters.

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Detecting corporate fraud using Benford’s law

Erik Bernhardsson

Inland Real Estate Corporation. Note: This is a silly application. Don’t take anything seriously. Benford’s law describes a phenomenon where numbers in any data series will exhibit patterns in their first digit. For instance, if you took a list of the 1,000 longest rivers of Mongolia, or the average daily calorie consumption of mammals, or the wealth distribution of German soccer players, you will on average see that these numbers start with “1” about 30% of the time.

Why I went into the mortgage industry

Erik Bernhardsson

What if we could take this $16T asset class and make it into a liquid market where prices are determined by models and updated in real time? There’s also a huge “tax” on mortgage financed real estate transactions because of the risks. I just realized last Thursday that I have spent two full years at Better , incidentally on the same day as we announced a $15M round led by Kleiner Perkins.

More Good News In Federal IT from GSA (you will never see this on the front page of the Washington Post)

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General Services Administration (GSA) today announced that it has closed 37 data centers this fiscal year as part of the national Federal Data Center Consolidation Initiative (FDCCI), allowing the agency to avoid real estate costs and reduce energy consumption. By Bob Gourley GSA quietly issued a press release that documents some very virtuous activity.

AI Startups: Here’s Your Guide to Get Beyond the Hype and Drive a Commercially Successful Business

Battery Ventures

So when you’re talking to potential customers, cut out the tech talk, speak in plain English and ground your pitch in concrete solutions to your client’s real-world problems. Speedier image processing, a lower need for human labor, improved accuracy, and better chances to diagnose real issues in patients will drive a lot more interest than a discussion about neural nets. My LinkedIn and Twitter feeds are flooded with AI news these days, as are most popular news media outlets.

How To Make Your WordPress Site GDPR Compliant

InfoBest

Introduction. How WordPress Is Handling the Implementation of the GDPR. What do I need to do next? WordPress GDPR Compliance Plugins. Install WP GDPR Compliance. Install Cookie Notice. Privacy Policy and Cookies pages. Privacy Policy and Cookies pages templates & generators in English.

2015 Predictions: Enterprise Software Heats Up and the Office Landscape Changes Dramatically

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The landscape of real-time workspace collaboration products has changed dramatically over the past year. Most of the screen real estate will be for reading, with a huddle of controls in the lower left. By Andrei Soroker.

Top Mobile App Development Trends to Watch Out in 2019

Xicom

AR and VR will grow more with application in the industry like Retail, Healthcare, Engineering and Real estate etc. There is huge demand for iPhone App Development Services and Android App Development Services. This is due to the fact that we are now living in the age of mobility and everything around us is being digitized. Now more people access the internet from their mobile phones than from desktop computers and laptops.

What’s The Best Device For Your Workplace: Laptop, Tablet, Or Mobile Phone?

The Accidental Successful CIO

They just don’t have the horsepower or the real estate to accomplish many of the bigger tasks that we need to do. This is why real work still happens using either a PC or a Mac. When it’s time to do real work, we always seem to go back to the laptop.

Software Saturation: VC Investment Tepid For Now, but Mega Trends—and Softbank!—to Fuel More Business-Software M&A and Innovation

Battery Ventures

billion into GM’s Cruise business unit for autonomous driving and $250 million into secondary storage vendor Cohesity, for example, and has backed other B2B players such as construction/building-software outfit Katerra; real-estate software company Compass; and workplace chat app Slack.

ACC Foundation Releases Extensive State of Cybersecurity Report

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Ballard Spahr LLP, a national law firm with more than 500 lawyers in 14 offices in the United States, provides a range of services in litigation, business and finance, real estate, intellectual property, and public finance. Katie Kennedy. The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) Foundation has released the largest study of its kind on corporate cybersecurity, the result of the study is: The State of Cyber Security Report. The study was under written by Ballard Spahr.

7 Things You Need to Know About Agile Product Management

SolutionsIQ

And Airbnb, the world’s largest accommodation provider, owns no real estate. How do you get the wow factor out of a widget that results in real customer outcomes? This article was a collaborative effort by George Schlitz, Ryan Keawekane, and Adam Asch.

The Real Difference Between Electronic Signatures and Digital Signatures

CTOvision

In fact, the real difference between an electronic signature and a digital signature could make the difference in effective compliance, security and customer trust. The real difference? This is critical in certain industries, such as healthcare, real estate and financial services, as signatures must often be legally verified decades after being signed. John Harris.

3 Options That CIOs Have To Consider: Build, Colocation, or Cloud

The Accidental Successful CIO

Instead they need to work with engineers, technology specialists, construction management staff, and real estate professionals. Yes, there will be the initial costs of switching over or starting to use the new facilities, but the real cost will probably occur over time.

Software Security grew to nearly 500M in 2008

Jeremiah Grossman

To do otherwise is similar to buying a house locally based upon national real estate averages. Separate from an economy in recession I’m excited to be a part of market with a healthy, if not impressive, growth clip. Gary McGraw (Cigital) published his Software Security annual revenue numbers for 2008. By combining software security tools, Software-as-a-Service providers, and professional services it comes really close to a half billion dollars.

Designing for Research

A List Apart

If you’ve spent enough time developing for the web, this piece of feedback has landed in your inbox since time immemorial: “This photo looks blurry. Can we replace it with a better version?”.

Where Websites Live

CTOvision

While this may seem a bit steep at first, it becomes a little more conceivable when one considers that such traffic hogs as Facebook, Microsoft and Amazon all rent or own data real estate in the area, along with 3,000 other technology companies. Katie Kennedy.

On Web Strategy

Dion Hinchcliffe's Web 2.0 Blog

People-based activities centered around the creation and exchange of information (financial services, real estate, education, media, governing, etc.) My old Web 2.0 blog is finally closing due to hosting issues so I’m moving the conversation here going forward.

Enterprises and Ecosystems: Why Digital Natives Are Dethroning The Old Guard

Dion Hinchcliffe's Web 2.0 Blog

Under looming threat is real estate, higher education, financial services, professional services, accounting, and even venture capital. Why is it that so many traditional companies with an enormous wealth of assets largely fail to transform them for the digital era? By assets here, I mean established customer base, closely held relationships with trading partners, mountains of data and IP, as well as their bread and butter, the actual products and services they offer.

The Habits of Highly Effective Web 2.0 Sites

Dion Hinchcliffe's Web 2.0 Blog

focuses less on pulling in every single user possible with a horizontal network effect, but on building a difficult to reproduce but highly valuable data source, such as the Navteq mapping database, or Zillow's real estate database. The next Web 2.0

Ten Aspects of Web 2.0 Strategy That Every CTO and CIO Should Know

Dion Hinchcliffe's Web 2.0 Blog

business models possible), the real discussion is about the disruptive new opportunities it creates. Other industries are next likely including the financial services industry, real estate, and others.

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Ten Aspects of Web 2.0 Strategy That Every CTO and CIO Should Know

Dion Hinchcliffe's Web 2.0 Blog

business models possible), the real discussion is about the disruptive new opportunities it creates. Other industries are next likely including the financial services industry, real estate, and others.

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The Habits of Highly Effective Web 2.0 Sites

Dion Hinchcliffe's Web 2.0 Blog

focuses less on pulling in every single user possible with a horizontal network effect, but on building a difficult to reproduce but highly valuable data source, such as the Navteq mapping database, or Zillow's real estate database. The next Web 2.0

Ten Aspects of Web 2.0 Strategy That Every CTO and CIO Should Know

Dion Hinchcliffe's Web 2.0 Blog

business models possible), the real discussion is about the disruptive new opportunities it creates. Other industries are next likely including the financial services industry, real estate, and others.

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The Habits of Highly Effective Web 2.0 Sites

Dion Hinchcliffe's Web 2.0 Blog

focuses less on pulling in every single user possible with a horizontal network effect, but on building a difficult to reproduce but highly valuable data source, such as the Navteq mapping database, or Zillow's real estate database. The next Web 2.0

Ten Aspects of Web 2.0 Strategy That Every CTO and CIO Should Know

Dion Hinchcliffe's Web 2.0 Blog

business models possible), the real discussion is about the disruptive new opportunities it creates. Other industries are next likely including the financial services industry, real estate, and others.

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