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Big Data Use Case: Digital Advertising

27 August, 2014 - 01:50

When people think of big data, they naturally assume that it’s just about gathering large amounts of information to provide more accurate searches online and help companies provide more targeted advertisements and marketing efforts. They’re both right and wrong. True, there is so much more to big data than just marketing and advertising. It’s effects are now being seen in numerous industries across the globe. It’s solving world problems and improving the quality of life for millions of individuals. With all that, however, the big data platform such as that provided by Qubole is still making it’s presence felt in the advertising world — helping companies advertise better and consumers get more of what they want.

Categories: Content Management

Kentico 8.1 Connects with SharePoint, LinkedIn, and Store Managers

26 August, 2014 - 04:13

This week, Kentico Software announced the release of Kentico 8.1. According to the company, Kentico 8.1 features a variety of new enhancements that bring greater website performance and ease of use to the digital marketing activities of today’s digital agencies and professional marketers. With new “Buy X, get Y” discount capabilities, Kentico 8.1 promises to offer customers new ways to maximize their online sales.

Categories: Content Management

Hippo and Boston Interactive sign partnership

26 August, 2014 - 01:48
Boston, 25 August 2014 - Web Content Management software vendor Hippo is pleased to announce its partnership with integrated web marketing agency Boston Interactive. Based in Boston and Amsterdam, Hippo has experienced record growth and expansion in the North American market in the past year. The company’s partnership with Boston Interactive, whose clients include Forrester Research, Harvard University, the International Data Group, the American Humane Association and the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, provides a further strategic opportunity to bring the power of Hippo CMS to American enterprises.
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Six Emerging Big Data Jobs and Skills to Watch For

25 August, 2014 - 10:05

While the overall job market may still be struggling, for those in the field of big data, the opportunities are plentiful. We’re currently in the middle of a big data boom, where companies of all shapes and sizes are finding ways to use big data to grow and be more successful than ever before.

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Mobile Device Security: Tackling the Risks

22 August, 2014 - 14:11

Mobile devices with their large data capacities, always on capabilities, and global communications access, can represent both a business applications’ dream and a business risk nightmare.

For those in the security industry, the focus is mainly on deploying “solutions” to provide protection. However, we are now at one of those key points of change which happen perhaps once in a generation, and that demand a new way of looking at things.

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CloudSigma Expands Public Cloud Footprint with DRFortress in Hawaii

20 August, 2014 - 19:35
CloudSigma Continues U.S. Cloud Expansion into Honolulu-Based Data Center to Assist Companies…
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The Problem with BYOD Stipends and What's Next for BYOD Costs

15 August, 2014 - 12:00

Companies have plenty of reasons to make bring your own device (BYOD) policies a part of their businesses. One of the main attractions, and a primary reason for adopting BYOD in the first place, is how using a personal device makes employees more productive both in the workplace and at home. Another consequence of using BYOD is that employees are more likely to be satisfied with their jobs. But with these benefits also comes the concern over BYOD cost. BYOD’s most vocal proponents say the policy ends up saving businesses money in the long run, but its critics maintain that bring your own device is ultimately costly. One of the main points of contention is companies’ use of stipends as a way to offset the costs of a BYOD program for employees. While BYOD is likely here to stay, it’s very possible stipends on the way out.

Categories: Content Management

The Future of Cloud Computing

13 August, 2014 - 10:16

Cloud computing, on a personal or business level, hasn’t been around for long. 2010 and 2011 were banner years for the implementation of cloud. There was some movement in the industry before that, but 2010 and especially 2011 were when things really started to take off.

With the capabilities provided by the internet combined with the technology device revolution, the need for and want of cloud computing came to fruition. For big data especially, cloud computing has been extremely important in making big data a household name. Whether it’s been through IBM, Google, or Amazon Elastic MapReduce, the word on big data has gotten out.

Before big data in the cloud, it was difficult for most companies to afford any type of big data implementation because of sky-high startup and maintenance costs. By combining cloud and big data, companies pay significantly reduced startup costs and basically eliminate maintenance costs.

Cloud computing has totally revolutionized the big data world. So, what further changes can we expect in the future? Here are six.

Categories: Content Management

5 Reasons to Take Content-as-a-Service Seriously

12 August, 2014 - 13:33

If there’s one thing we as marketers have to admit we’re guilty of at times, it’s the use of buzzwords. Especially in the CMS world, acronyms (WCM, CXM, DXM) abound, and the latest terminology can feel like nothing more than the current fad. It’s true, the industry has a terminology overload, but it’s for this reason especially that, when they come around, game-changing concepts need to be explored and identified. Content-as-a-Service, or CaaS, is one such game-changer.

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System security, scalability and support prompts NMP to opt for Docebo

11 August, 2014 - 03:28

When New Market Partners (NMP), a USA-based program services company focusing on the financial services sector, realized that increases in demand for its training programs meant that it had to deliver those programs online, it chose the Docebo E-Learning Platform to help it do so.

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TURNOVER® for iSeries assists application modernization

4 August, 2014 - 20:55

Software change management solution includes new features for database modernization, and compatibility with CA 2E and LANSA

UNICOM Global has announced a new release of its TURNOVER software change management solution for the IBM i platform, aimed at helping developers modernize their IBM i applications. The new software, part of UNICOM Global’s SoftLanding product portfolio, also helps to ‘future proof’ IBM i applications so that they can be easily maintained by a new generation of developers.

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Research: 75% of IT Professionals Surveyed Report Being Bullied at Work

4 August, 2014 - 14:12

New study of 650 global IT professionals reveals intense, widespread psychological bullying in the workplace. This closely mirrors broader existing research but shines an in-depth spotlight on IT.

IDG Connect has conducted a self-selecting study of over 650 IT professionals to discover their experiences of bullying in the IT workplace. Results show 75% of respondents claim to have been bullied at work and 85% have seen others bullied. Despite this only 8% admit to bullying others, and 45% chose not to answer this question.

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Hippo Announces Partnership with Web Development Experts Oshyn

29 July, 2014 - 22:02

In a year of significant growth in North America, partnership with the Los Angeles Metro-based agency, whose clients include Disney, Volkswagen, Miramax and Coca-Cola is a key step in bringing the power of Hippo CMS to the American market. Known for its expertise in website implementation and product development for web content management systems and platforms, Oshyn joins a global network bringing dynamic and compelling digital experiences to enterprise clients.

 
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FINE+RARE Extends Sales Model for Wine with Sceneric and hybris

29 July, 2014 - 16:23
European fine wine trader migrates to hybris' commerce platform to support market expansion and…
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eXact learning LCMS brings business benefits to major US educational publisher

28 July, 2014 - 13:15

Carson-Dellosa Publishing, the leading supplementary educational solutions provider for both teachers and parents in the United States, has chosen eXact learning solutions’ learning content management system (LCMS) to be the foundation of its digital content infrastructure, providing digital asset management and educational content authoring and deployment.

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European ISV Convention 2015 announced by IT Europa

25 July, 2014 - 16:10
London, 25 July 2014 - IT Europa announced today that it will be staging the eighth…
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How Cloud Computing Has Driven the Growth of Corporate Performance Management Software

25 July, 2014 - 12:05

There was a time when the complex needs of a global multinational would be assessed and analyst through incredibly powerful but demanding bespoke software that would cost a small fortune to run. Teams of on site developers would be forever working on these intricate and resource hungry corporate performance management (CPM) systems to get everything working as it should whilst senior management kept on ploughing the budget into its upkeep. Why were they doing this? Because a properly implemented CPM software solution can be an incredibly powerful tool indeed.

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How Network Security Can Benefit a Small Business

24 July, 2014 - 10:55

In a world where security threats seem to rise up every day, protecting vital business data is more important than ever before. Stories of large corporations suffering from security breaches seem to be a common sight in the headlines now. It’s something every company wishes to avoid, but finding ways to fight present and future attackers has proven challenging to say the least. For any business just starting out, in addition to providing quality products and excellent service, establishing effective network security is a must. Without it, the chances of losing customer data increases dramatically. Network security is the route to choose if you want a safe, dependable enterprise with a focus on growth for the future.

Categories: Content Management

F4F signs agreement with SAP to deliver real-time supply-chain data to the agricultural sector

22 July, 2014 - 20:11
London, England - July 22, 2014 - F4F Agriculture, a global business dedicated to the…
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Infographic: DIY with CMS as a Service

21 July, 2014 - 09:57

Over the past few years, we've talked plenty about Weebly, Drupal Gardens, WordPress.com and other hosted content management systems intended to "just work" out of the Cloud. Considering there are 16 million new websites added to the web every month, it's safe to assume that website design is a thriving business. But what about these DIY site builders? Is the WYSIWYG (what you see is what you get) platform they offer ever a viable replacement for professional expertise?

The team at WhoIsHostingThis dives into these questions and more with their latest infograpic: Wicked WYSIWYG: What About Those DIY Websites? In this Infographic they compare Wix, Weebly, and SnapPages. You can find this infographic embedded below the fold.

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