Retailers find themselves battling online competition for their shrinking share of the market. In a time where 19% of shoppers leave a store to shop online for lower prices, some believe the retail industry is endangered. But now, new technology may provide a way for brick-and-mortar stores to fight back. The technology, called beacons, are […]
About Ryan Blake
Ryan attends the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota. He works as a marketing intern at MentorMate during his time off. He is studying finance but is also interested in internet marketing, analytics, business statistics, and management information systems.
Entries by Ryan Blake
Many dream of one day becoming an entrepreneur and starting their own business. With recent trends showing mobile tech as one of the hottest startup sectors, young entrepreneurs are wondering what it would take to follow their dream. Surely in the coming years many will pursue, but few will find success. If you want to […]
Software development in a distributed world is a process that is extremely reliant on tools. When working on virtual teams distributed across the world, communication is a challenge that many tools aim to help with. For those of you that attended our Webinar on Agile Development, you heard MentorMate COO Jamie Bolseth briefly talk about […]
In 2013, we saw major advancements in the mobile industry. The most recent hot topic of the mobile world is wearable technology, offering all new data and statistics to the users. Cloud-based data storage was another big trend, expanding the limits of what mobile can offer. Another trend came with marketing taking on a new […]