“How do I get my agents to adopt new tech?”

Tyler Smith is the CEO of SkySlope, and he’s here to take on the industry’s questions, speaking from his experience as a tech leader and former top producer. And when he says, “Ask me anything!” he means it.


“Hey Tyler, how do I get my agents to adopt technology?”

There is an entire process behind the research, vetting, and selection of brokerage technology. Oftentimes, you spend months researching and comparing various platforms — and you’ve been told it will optimize the way your brokerage does business.

But how can you be certain your team will incorporate the technology you’ve invested in and not simply fall back to the traditional approach they’re familiar with?

No matter how revolutionary a tool or technology, the success and failure of any platform hangs on one single element: adoption. If your agents don’t use it, you waste time and money.

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Adopt best practices and emerging technologies

SMALL businesses were forced to go online when Malaysia imposed the movement control order back in March. But even as physical business starts picking up again, SMEs should continue their digitalisation efforts to be better positioned for future growth.

Malaysia Digital Economy Corp (MDEC) director of business in the Digital Adoption Division, Muhundhan Kamarapullai, (pic below) says industries in Malaysia must continue to transform themselves by adopting best practices and emerging technologies to sustain and be able to compete in a highly connected and competitive world.

“SMEs should adopt useful lessons from the Covid-19 pandemic and embrace digital to thrive and sustain their business.

Doing it together: Muhundhan says public-private partnerships are necessary to accelerate SME digitalisation.Doing it together: Muhundhan says public-private partnerships are necessary to accelerate SME digitalisation.

“Digital solutions have also become cheaper and easier to adopt whereby having a simple digital presence could help their business engage the right customers.

“Business digitalisation is not a single project but a

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Global Technology Leaders Adopt NVIDIA EGX Edge AI Platform to Infuse Intelligence at the Edge of Every Business

Hundreds of Vision AI, 5G, CloudRAN, Security and Networking Companies Team with Leading Infrastructure Providers to Use NVIDIA EGX to Deliver Edge AI to Every Industry

NVIDIA EGX Edge AI Platform

The NVIDIA EGX Edge AI platform is widely adopted by world’s leading tech companies, bringing a new wave of secure, GPU-accelerated servers to enterprise and edge data centers.
The NVIDIA EGX Edge AI platform is widely adopted by world’s leading tech companies, bringing a new wave of secure, GPU-accelerated servers to enterprise and edge data centers.
The NVIDIA EGX Edge AI platform is widely adopted by world’s leading tech companies, bringing a new wave of secure, GPU-accelerated servers to enterprise and edge data centers.

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Oct. 05, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — GTC–NVIDIA today announced widespread adoption of the NVIDIA EGX™ edge AI platform by the world’s leading tech companies, bringing a new wave of secure, GPU-accelerated software, services and servers to enterprise and edge data centers.

Hundreds of vision AI, 5G, CloudRAN, security and networking companies are teaming with major server manufacturers, including

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New research sheds light on the reluctance of farmers to adopt new technologies — ScienceDaily

Research from the University of Kent’s School of Economics sheds new light on a long-standing obstacle to improving agricultural productivity in developing countries: the reluctance of small-scale farmers to adopt modern technologies because of the risks associated with them.

The paper, published in Science Direct, examined the relationship between attitudes towards risk among small-scale aquafarmers in Ghana and the time they take to adopt new technologies that reduce traditional risks, including; poor weather conditions, aquatic predators and poor hygiene.

The researchers conducted a series of psychological experiments with aquafarmers in 30 villages in four regions in southern Ghana to measure their aversion to risk and willingness to take gambles. They also recorded the aquafarmers’ adoption of three innovative technologies recently introduced to Ghana: predator-proof floating cages for fish; a nutrient-rich fish feed; and a fast-growing, disease-resistant breed of tilapia fish.

Results showed that aversion to traditional production risks accelerated the

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Nova Scotia to adopt national COVID-19 smartphone application for contact tracing

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia will become the latest province to adopt the federal government’s COVID-19 smartphone application, Premier Stephen McNeil confirmed Thursday.



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“We’re signing off on it,” McNeil told reporters following a cabinet meeting. “It will be one piece of how we deal with the issue of COVID.” He said the application will available in the near future. Nova Scotia currently has two active cases of COVID-19.

The COVID Alert app, which has been introduced in several provinces, notifies someone when they have been in close contact with a person who tests positive for COVID-19 and has shared their results.

The app is active in Manitoba, Ontario, Saskatchewan, New Brunswick, and Newfoundland and Labrador. Quebec also announced it will make the application available for use in the province shortly. 

Meanwhile, Nova Scotia announced Thursday that improvements are being made to ensure people with  COVID-19

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As cases rise, Quebec to adopt federal COVID-19 alert contact tracing smartphone app



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MONTREAL — Quebec is getting ready to introduce the federal government’s COVID-19 contact tracing application in the coming days as infections in the province remain on the rise.

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Premier Francois Legault told reporters Tuesday in Quebec City the app will be deployed after officials concluded it would take too long to introduce the made-in-Quebec application they had hoped for.

Quebec reported 799 new COVID-19 cases and seven more deaths linked to the novel coronavirus on Tuesday, along with a spike in hospitalizations.

The province has had problems with contact tracing, with health officials in Montreal reporting difficulties tracking down people who were potentially exposed.

Health Minister Christian Dube said Quebec officials looked more closely at the smartphone application during a meeting with Ontario counterparts 10 days ago. While Ontario isn’t fully satisfied, Dube said he hopes Quebecers will use it in large

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IEA study: World must quickly adopt CO2-catching science to meet climate goals

Sept. 24 (UPI) — A global energy watchdog said in a report Thursday that governments and polluters must quickly embrace carbon capture and storage technologies to have any chance of meeting future climate goals.

The International Energy Agency said carbon capture, utilization and storage (CCUS) technology must have a key role in trapping global-warming emissions.

“Carbon capture, utilization and storage is the only group of technologies that contributes both to reducing emissions in key sectors directly and to removing [carbon dioxide] from the atmosphere to balance the emissions that are the hardest to prevent — a crucial part of reaching the net-zero emissions goals that a growing number of governments and companies have set for themselves,” IEA said in a statement.

The major report, titled “CCUS in Clean Energy Transitions,” said the technology can be used with existing energy infrastructure, such as power and industrial plants, and can provide solutions

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