Author: Phil Linse, Public Policy Director Today, the escalating scourge of spoofed robocalls has almost reached the point where some people have stopped answering their phones. In response to the...
A national, bipartisan coalition of 52 attorneys general and 12 communications companies announced today that they’ve agreed to adopt eight principles to fight illegal robocalls. This agreement...
WASHINGTON, July 10, 2019 – CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) thanks the FCC for voting today to grant relief from unnecessary pricing and tariff regulation of business data services and from...
WASHINGTON, June 12, 2019 – CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) applauds U.S. Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee Chairman Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and committee members Gary Peters...
WASHINGTON, April 12, 2019 – CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) commends the FCC for voting unanimously to grant forbearance from certain legacy regulations on incumbent carriers that were part of...
Gossip has become a guilty pleasure in the workplace many can’t resist. The challenges many leaders face is creating a culture of inclusion and collaboration. Creating a culture of inclusion is built on a foundation of bringing everyone together to create a sense of belonging...View Post
By definition, just the name edge computing has an outlying connotation that really speaks to the technology and how it’s used. If you’re not familiar with it, it describes the modern state of cloud computing and remote technologies. However, it’s related more to the enterprise and software-as-a-service market, as opposed to straight cloud computing platforms...View Post
There’s a lot more to happiness in the workspace than a comfortable salary. In fact, working more than 40 hours a week may well be doing you a considerable disservice and directly affecting your health and performance at work...View Post
Once an unusual employment arrangement, remote work has become commonplace in companies across industries and of all sizes, with 70% of the global workforce working remotely at least once a week, according to a 2018 International Workplace Group (IWG) study...View Post
Taxpayers tend to shy away from taking the home office deduction, assuming that they will be targeted for increased scrutiny from the IRS. That is certainly possible, especially if your deductions are unusually large – but if you truly were entitled to the deduction, why wouldn’t you take it?...View Post
CenturyLink recently joined global policymakers and industry representatives to discuss the kinds of public policies that encourage organizations to embrace today’s digital transformation at a...
The challenges involved in compliance management are on the increase. With data breaches making headlines often, it’s natural to find yourself stuck between your board and customers. Each group requires its own set of answers. Addressing the issues while at the same trying to keep your organization up-to-date can be quite stressful...View Post
While agile methodology got its start in the world of software development, it has gradually filtered into a variety of other industries over the last decade. The shift makes sense for companies trying to compete in dynamic, fast-paced industries where customers and clients expect flexibility and quick results...View Post
Side hustles are “in.” Or as author and founder of The Lonely Entrepreneur Michael Dermer argues, the gig economy is so prevalent, traditional 9 to 5 jobs are done on the side – instead of the other way around...View Post
Tell your entrepreneurial friends you want to turn your business into the next Epic Games, Magic Leap or Instacart and you’ll get plenty of social reinforcement. Not many will question your dream of building the next hot, venture-backed startup...View Post
We are living in an increasingly data-driven world, with access to unprecedented amounts of information. The challenges for large enterprises with digital transformation undertakings are well documented, and many have implemented tools to make use of much of the data they generate...View Post
What is the best retirement plan for a self-employed person? Which is the best retirement plan for a small business owner? More importantly, which is the right retirement plan for you – as a business owner and/or a self-employed individual?..View Post
It may still be winter, but the first buds of spring are right around the corner. For your Small and Mid-Sized Business (SMB), the annual spring cleaning ritual doesn’t mean simply dusting off the shelves and organizing the supply closet...View Post
Small businesses may be able to receive a big tax break this year, thanks to the new rules. They also may face a big headache: figuring out whether the tax break applies to them...View Post
In his nearly 30 years in the restaurant business, having done every job from waiter to regional director, Michael Ryan has learned a good deal about running a profitable house. His operational savvy helped make a success of legendary New York City names like Shaw’s Crab House and Blue Water Grill...View Post
It’s not news—cash flow problems kill off startups right and left. They almost killed off ours. Back in 2014, just before co-founding Publicize with my partner Eddie Arrieta, I completed an application for a pre-Stripe era payment processor, estimating that we’d need to process up to $1,000/day...View Post
A man-in-the-middle (MitM) attack is when an attacker intercepts communications between two parties either to secretly eavesdrop or modify traffic traveling between the two. Attackers might use MitM attacks to steal login credentials or personal information, spy on the victim, or sabotage communications or corrupt data...View Post