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SDL Announces Global Team App on the Salesforce AppExchange

23 June, 2016 - 00:42

Users can now more easily collaborate with global sales teams with real-time multilingual translation within the Salesforce platform

WAKEFIELD, Mass., 22nd June, 2016 – SDL today announced it has launched Global Team, a new app on the Salesforce AppExchange that empowers businesses to connect with their customers, partners and employees in entirely new ways across more than 100 languages.

Built on the Salesforce App Cloud, SDL Global Team is currently available on the AppExchange.

Categories: Content Management

Visual hacking experiment shows workers vulnerable

22 June, 2016 - 12:51

87 per cent of visual hacks were successful

Bracknell, UK, 21 June, 2016 – 3M, the science-based technology company, has revealed the results of a UK and worldwide experiment that demonstrates ’visual hacking’ is a significant risk .

In the UK, the rate of successful visual hacks – many of which were achieved by viewing people’s computer screens – was 87 per cent, compared to an average of 91 per cent worldwide. Alarmingly, the ‘white hat hacker’ was confronted in a global average of only 32 per cent of occasions.

The Global Visual Hacking Experiment is an expansion of the 2014 Visual Hacking Experiment conducted in the United States. The new 2016 study, completed by Ponemon Institute across eight countries and sponsored by 3M Company, found that sensitive information was successfully captured in 91 per cent of visual hacking experiments globally. 3M will be sharing further details of the experiment at the Future of Work conference being held by Management Today in London on 23 June www.3M.co.uk/privacyfilters

Categories: Content Management

Learn Bootstrap to Make PSD to HTML Conversions Less of a Headache

21 June, 2016 - 11:47

There is always some new technology in the website development realm. This is probably because website development is the most demanded of services currently. Everyone wants a website in this day and era. There are corporations that want to build an online presence and bloggers who want to share their opinions concerning this and the other. Web development and design is not what it used to be some ten years ago. There are so many things that have changed and all in a bid to make the quality of the products so much better.

The diversification of technologies and frameworks for web development has been of great advantage to companies that use them. This is why the technological development continues to grow each day. Let’s take for instance the CSS frameworks. They play a particularly huge role on the internet platforms where the technicians have always needed frameworks that provided a solid foundation to work with. There are several of these CSS frameworks but there is one that has won the hearts of many a website developer- Twitter Bootstrap. It ranks highly among the most recommended CSS frameworks.

Categories: Content Management

Magnolia just launched Magnolia Now and Magnolia Core

21 June, 2016 - 01:24

Magnolia, the rapidly growing Swiss CMS vendor, launched an innovative new solution - Magnolia Now™, a cloud-based digital experience platform - at its seventh annual conference in Basel, Switzerland on June 8-9. Magnolia Now takes the hassle out of the deployment and operations of content management and gives companies the ability to go to market fast. It will be available from November 2016 in a variety of packages.

“Magnolia Now opens an entirely new market for us,” said CEO Pascal Mangold. “While Magnolia Core™ remains the most flexible enterprise CMS on the market, not every customer has the means to utilize its power to its full extent. Magnolia Now takes the key functionalities of Magnolia Core and packs that up into the cloud. Not only does that free DX projects from the IT bottleneck typically found in organizations today, but it also ensures the fastest time to market for digital experience projects, a critical issue for organizations today."

This year’s Magnolia conference was the biggest ever, with over 300 attendees and 30 talks taking place over two days.

Categories: Content Management

Big Data? Hadoop might be your thing

16 June, 2016 - 12:13

Software as a Service (SaaS) can turn out to be the Sales and Marketing’s biggest demon if the business plan is a faulty one. The SaaS model itself has little to take blame. SaaS was to be shared with entities that could construct the ideal enterprise level solution and provide its constant support during the implementation. It doesn't always work out that way, but some solutions work better than others.  

Hadoop like many of the other big data solutions has been a game changer. Unlike other big data solutions, Hadoop is more accessible. Amongst others, its benefits include...

Categories: Content Management

Migrating to SharePoint 2016? - 5 Things to Do Before You Do

13 June, 2016 - 11:26

Whenever a new version of the SharePoint is about to be launched this “migration fever” catches many who just can’t wait for the dose of the feature-packed new SharePoint. But, an unsuccessful migration will only make things complicated, and you may find yourself riding on the road to nowhere. Nevertheless, the hard work pays off. The right preparations will ensure that you do the migration right and the SharePoint 2016 does exactly what it promises to do: work wonder for your organization’s collaborative content development.

Here is a list of top five points that you just can’t skip before you migrate to SharePoint 2016.

Categories: Content Management

More Than Half of European Mobile Subscribers Could Abandon Their Mobile Operator for Unlimited Video Data Plans

8 June, 2016 - 21:56

Survey reveals that mobile operators need to devise innovative data service plans to avoid churn

REDWOOD CITY, Calif – June 08 2016 – Openwave Mobility, a software innovator enabling operators to manage and monetize encrypted mobile data, today announced significant results from a population-weighted survey of over 2,000 European mobile subscribers. Key findings reveal that more than half of subscribers (57.3%) across the UK, France and Germany would consider switching mobile operators in order to get unlimited video.

Since last year’s launch of T-Mobile USA’s Binge On unlimited video service, mobile operators worldwide have closely followed the program’s success. While industry experts have speculated on the viability of similar data plans in other regions, Openwave Mobility launched an extensive survey of subscribers across the three most populous European Union countries to find out. 

Categories: Content Management

Akamai Taps SDL to Improve Multilingual Web Marketing

7 June, 2016 - 21:27

Global leader in content delivery streamlines website management for its own multilingual web properties to deliver improved customer experience and reduce internal costs

WAKEFIELD, Mass. – June 07, 2016 SDL (LSE: SDL) today announced that Akamai, the global leader in content delivery network services, has rebuilt its corporate website and increased the effectiveness of its multilingual marketing efforts by leveraging SDL’s web and language technologies alongside specialized language services.

Akamai revolutionizes how businesses optimize the delivery of consumer, enterprise and entertainment experiences for any device, and its web presence is instrumental in demonstrating the value of its services. The company had previously been managing its corporate site in-house and had been using a third-party to manage translated regional sites through a translation proxy solution. To gain more control and to leverage the digital channel to the fullest, Akamai invested in bringing all of the sites in-house on an enterprise CMS.

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Web Summer Camp 2016 Bringing Design, eZ Publish, and PHP Together

7 June, 2016 - 02:16

Early this year, I decided to take a very long break from blogging about content management systems. At the time of my announcement, I hinted that you might hear from me time to time as I still want to be an advocate for people and companies I believe do "good work" in the CMS industry.

With a history of supporting past eZ Publish conferences in Croatia, it shouldn't be a surprise to you that I've come out of semi-retirement to promote Web Summer Camp 2016. This year's event is being held in beautiful Rovinj, Croatia from August 31st through September 3rd.

Web Summer Camp 2016 continues to build on past efforts of hosting a conference which covers both PHP and eZ Publish while adding Design as a new topic this year. Those attending the coverence will be able to dive into PHP and Symfony at our PHP topic, learn more about eZ Publish and eZ Platform at our eZ Publish topic, and learn about web design, UX, content, project management, and information architecture in the Design topic.

Categories: Content Management

Elegant MicroWeb Joins BigCommerce Partner Program

6 June, 2016 - 11:31

Elegant MicroWeb Joins BigCommerce Partner Program Providing Customization, Technical Support and Software Integration for Online Retailers

As part of the BigCommerce Partner Program, Elegant MicroWeb will now be able to offer clients custom commerce solutions powered by BigCommerce, the leading eCommerce platform for fast-growing and mid-market brands.

Elegant MicroWeb CEO, Kartik Patel says, “Elegant MicroWeb is pleased and proud to be a BigCommerce partner and we look forward to providing rich, customer-focused eCommerce and customization services to customers around the world.”

Categories: Content Management

Why Enterprises Should Embrace Digital Transformation

1 June, 2016 - 11:49

Digital Transformation is bringing content, insights and experience together to generate value. The use of digital transformation helps enterprises to streamline their business processes which are essential for achieving ideal output. With the advent of upgraded applications, enterprises are investing major proportion of their revenue in digital technologies and in research and development for the organic growth of the company. Today, it has become important for all CXOs to look technology adoption in line with the business needs of each department and function.

The proliferation of digital channels such as Mobile, Social media on the one hand and disruptive technologies such as the Cloud, Internet of Things and Big Data on the other have created new opportunities for the enterprise providing a level playing field for companies, young and old. These technologies are used by enterprises to discover new revenue opportunities, improve features to their traditional systems, as well as help in improving their customer relationships, thus becoming qualitatively more efficient. 

Categories: Content Management

Neustar and Limelight Networks Partner to Help Protect Organizations Against DDoS

24 May, 2016 - 22:10

Sterling, VA, May 24, 2016 - Neustar, Inc. (NYSE:NSR), a trusted, neutral provider of real-time information services, and Limelight Networks, Inc. (Nasdaq:LLNW), a global leader in digital content delivery, today announce a relationship that will help give organizations a significant competitive advantage against the serious threat of expanding Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks. By combining Neustar’s industry leading DDoS solution SiteProtect with Limelight’s premier content delivery network (CDN), businesses now have the world’s largest, most distributed DDoS mitigation network.

Categories: Content Management

Searchmetrics Raises $8 Million In New Financing To Fuel Enterprise Suite Initiatives And Growth

23 May, 2016 - 22:14

SAN MATEO, Calif. – May 23, 2016 - Searchmetrics today announced it has secured nearly $8 million in new financing to fuel new growth opportunities and initiatives for the company’s award-winning search optimization and content performance software suite.

Searchmetrics, a leading vendor of global SEO software and analytics tools, has raised more than $31 million in equity funding over five rounds since it was founded in late 2007. Major investors include Holtzbrinck Digital and Iris Capital. The new financing, a 7 million euro ($7.96 million US) debt facility, comes from Kreos Capital, Europe’s leading provider of growth debt financing to high-growth companies.

“In Kreos, we found an ideal partner to refine and expand our investments in the product and in customer service,” said Searchmetrics Chief Executive Officer Volker Smid. “We look forward to continuing the momentum seen in the first five months of the year.”

Categories: Content Management

SDL Research Reveals Challenges of Rapid Growth within the Translation Industry

19 May, 2016 - 19:26

Five key insights unveil technology trends and forecasts for the market future

SDL announced the release of its Translation Technology Insights research study, examining the role of technology in the translation industry. With nearly 3,000 respondents across 115 countries and nine languages, the survey findings are comprised of responses from freelance translators, employees of translation agencies and translation-related roles within business – making this the largest and most expansive within the translation industry to date.

With 30 years’ experience in the industry and over 70 percent market share, SDL is keen to better understand trends within the localization space and the challenges that stifle progress within it. The findings from this survey provide a realistic view of the issues, direct from the people within it. Centered around the role of technology within translation, SDL uncovered the following five critical insights...

Categories: Content Management

Accessing Pirated Versions of Game of Thrones? The Night’s Watch Cannot Save You

18 May, 2016 - 21:20

RiskIQ Identifies 450+ Sites Serving Malware

London, UK. 18 May, 2016 – New research from RiskIQ, the leader in external threat management, has identified over 450 pirate content sites serving Malware to people trying to download or stream illegal versions of Game of Thrones. This reinforces recent RiskIQ research showing that 6 in 10 consumers access pirated content and 75% of this pirated content is often used as the bait to serve malware.

With season 6 of Game of Thrones in full swing and TorrentFreak confirming the show as “the most downloaded show [in 2015] for the fourth year in a row”, RiskIQ deployed its virtual user technology across 5 countries, running Google searches for Game of Thrones download or streaming content and interacting with the resultant list of URLs as real users would.

Categories: Content Management

Cloud is not coming, it has arrived!

18 May, 2016 - 21:11

Cloud is no longer difficult for people to understand, express or accept. There were initial regulations and what not’s that did not make it through for cloud computing to become the stable of almost 95% of enterprise consumers.

If one looks at how everything started, thing were not looking good for cloud. The first and most basic issue for cloud computing was to make sense of the benefits they had to offer.

For those who did not understand that cloud was working in their benefit against a home grown full-fledged operation that runs through fully owned server farms. It was still difficult to explain how their data remained safe. Data sensitive domains such as government run businesses steered clear of cloud. However that too has changed. Why did that change transpire? Well it could have been because common sense prevailed.

Categories: Content Management

SDL Machine Translation Now Translates Over 20 Billion Words Per Month

17 May, 2016 - 22:20

As the need for fast, accurate and high volume translation continues to rise, global businesses increasingly rely on SDL’s sophisticated Machine Translation technology

WAKEFIELD, Mass. – May 17, 2016 – SDL (LSE: SDL) today announced that its Machine Translation (MT) engines have passed a major milestone and now translate over 20 billion words per month.

As demand for translation output increases, MT provides a significant advantage to doing global business and communicating around the globe. International companies are now using SDL’s MT for instant communication, translating and sharing user-generated content and analyzing Big Data sets. SDL has been developing MT technology for over 20 years, with the latest technology, XMT, released in 2015. This powerful engine helps organizations break down the barriers of multilingual communication by providing a scalable infrastructure for the development and rapid deployment of real-time translation capabilities.

Categories: Content Management

Magnolia's 7th Global Conference Takes Place in Basel on June 7-9

11 May, 2016 - 23:09

Magnolia Conference Basel attracting speakers from around the world to share success stories and learn about new product direction

Generali, Migros, MOO and Coop Alleanza to headline the event

Basel, May 10: Magnolia, the Swiss digital business platform vendor, has announced the program for its seventh global conference, taking place in Basel on June 7-9. This year’s event has attracted speakers and attendees from around the world. Magnolia will be sharing some exciting progress on light development, which has made front-end development with Magnolia faster and more agile. It will also be revealing how it will enable companies to get to market quickly while ensuring high compliance and stability.

Categories: Content Management

SearchYourCloud Leads Advanced Search Results with Latest Patent

11 May, 2016 - 11:37

De-duplication delivers accurate, single search result set, eliminating need for multiple queries

SearchYourCloud (SYC), provider of real-time federated search for enterprise, today announces it has been granted a new patent by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for the sorting and de-duplication of a search query from multiple sources into a single search result. SYC’s new patent specifically allows for a search engine to receive multiple search results from one search query, process the input and remove duplicate results to generate one set of results for the user.

SYC is the only search provider to receive such a patent and now leads the market in advanced federated search results that can’t be duplicated by another search provider. The newly awarded patent combines with SYC’s 2013 Improved Search Engine patent, covering advanced search phrase terms, to create a unique approach to federated search. This capability is especially beneficial to enterprises searching for documents across cloud, desktops and multiple applications, as well as enterprises aggregating results from multiple sources for comparison of results.

Categories: Content Management

Clarion Accelerates Globalization with SDL Technologies

10 May, 2016 - 14:29

Global in-vehicle information solution provider selects SDL’s digital experience and language solutions to launch 44 websites in 39 languages and deliver a culturally relevant experience to its customers across the globe

WAKEFIELD, Mass. – 10th May, 2016 – SDL (LSE: SDL) today announced that Clarion, a global leading provider of in-vehicle information solutions, has significantly improved the consistency and engagement of its online experiences after deploying SDL’s Web and Language Solutions. Clarion launched two new corporate websites, one in Japanese and one in English, and subsequently rolled out 42 country websites in 39 languages, in just seven months. Before adopting the SDL solution, the process of localizing content for one country site could take up to six months.

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