Should in-flight ban be lifted?
Which do you value most during a flight: peace and quiet or the ability to get more work done? Business travelers across the globe may have to ask (and answer) that question when booking their next flight.
The Federal Communications Commission has proposed to lift its ban on in-flight cellular...
Predictive Marketing + Real Estate
If you knew how visitors interact with your website, what their ages and interests are, could you serve them better? Could you use information about your clients and potential clients to create more effective marketing?
That’s what the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) aims to find...
Yardi lends a hand after disasters
As 2013 wound to a close, natural disasters both abroad and at home were devastating for the Philippines – where Typhoon Haiyan killed nearly 6,000 people – and in Illinois, where tornadoes destroyed more than 400 homes. Both events occurred in November and were fast-moving and unexpected,...
With new eLearning product
Multifamily real estate development and management firm Simpson Housing LLLP® has streamlined its employee training by making Yardi eLearning™ the gateway to hundreds of company-sponsored online training classes.
Simpson Housing uses Yardi eLearning to deliver webinars, in-person classes...
8.1 vs. Mavericks showdown
I split my days between Windows and OS X. Sometimes I feel like a child whose parents got divorced and I have the responsibility of pleasing them both. At the same time I am the child who’s pampered by the parents who try to make up for their separation. For the tech lover in me, this...
Recognizing amazing customer service
Each year, Yardi’s North American customer support team – better known as CSD – celebrates the outstanding accomplishments of its many associates. Clients are urged to recognize the support staff that help them troubleshoot, navigate and better utilize their powerful Yardi software by sending in kudos and appreciation for the CSD team members.
We are pleased to introduce you to a handful of the staff who were singled out for exemplary performances this year. In their own words, learn more about these outstanding associates who are all passionate about delivering great customer service and support to Yardi’s widespread...
Leading resurgence in Detroit
Detroit refuses to settle for the status of a has-been city. Tough economic times have certainly taken a toll. But rather than losing hope, city leaders are seizing the opportunity to recreate The Motor City as a metropolitan hub valued for its cultural offerings. Yardi client Bedrock is...
Qualcomm wearable technology
Qualcomm introduced its Toq Smartwatch to the marketplace on Dec. 2. The wearable computing device is available in limited edition to US customers, directly from Qualcomm’s website.
Toq is considered an experiment and should be regarded as such. It doesn’t want to (nor can it) replace...
What Corporate Tenants Want
A growing number of corporate tenants today are thinking of their real estate as more than just a place to house their employees. Instead, they’re treating it like an asset. That is borne out in a recent study of office occupiers by CoreNet Global. In all, 68 percent of respondents reported...
Early Completion Expected
The Atlanta BeltLine’s Westside Trail is slated to finish two to three years earlier than expected, even with a few delays due to a rainy summer this year.
The good news comes after the project received a recent wave of grants. The US Department of Transportation awarded an $18 million...
Multi-family tips and techniques
Apps can be great tools to connect with clients and potential customers. Get the most out of popular apps Instagram and Vine with tips that make your media stand apart from the crowd.
Composition still matters While you don’t need to invest hours and money into taking professional...
No such thing as quad-core brain
Multitasking, and whether it is efficient or wasteful, is a subject of debate. With roots in the technology world, the term is derived from computer multitasking, with its first documented us in 1965 by IBM in a paper describing the IBM System/360.
Human multitasking – the ability to...