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I normally hate tortured metaphors, especially in IT; but this one has been stuck in my head even before the dreadful UA passenger incident, so here we go… Unfortunately, it took the horrid and avoidable treatment of a fellow human being for United to finally figure out something they ...
I happened to be in India last November when prime minister Modi announced the demonetization program, where 86% of the currency in the form of two paper bills (Rs. 500 and 1000 denomination) were made defunct. People were given time to deposit their existing currencies in the bank. Th...
In today’s connected world, every company is a software company. Market tailwinds for digital transformation are only increasing. In the last few years alone, the number of digital touch points your customer has with your business has gone up significantly. In this era of heighte...
In my last blog post, I shared my predictions for the Internet of Things in 2017. Prior to that, I talked about why I believe IoT is real, and how there is an opportunity for many businesses to improve operations, enable automation and drive new revenue. In this in a short video, I ans...
Is Azure the dominant cloud-based development infrastructure of the future? There’s some good evidence to support that claim. At last year’s Dell World conference in Austin, TX, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella announced on stage that there are only two horses in the contest for...
Bob Gourley There are seven key megatrends driving the future of enterprise IT. You can remember them all with the helpful mnemonic acronym CAMBRIC, which stands for Cloud Computing, Artificial Intelligence, Mobility, Big Data, Robotics, Internet of Things, CyberSecurity. In this post ...
Etsy, a global e-commerce site focused on handmade and vintage items, uses data science to improve buyers and sellers’ discovery and shopping experiences. We'll learn how mining big data at speed and volume helps Etsy define and distribute top trends, and allows those with specific in...
Just before we settled in for the holidays, we announced our partnership with AE Business Solutions (AEBS), a leading IT integration and consulting company serving enterprise organizations throughout the Midwest. We’re thrilled to partner with AEBS and address the rapidly changing data...
This is a comprehensive report on ransomware-related events covering a time frame of May – December 2016. The incidents herein are visually broken down into categories, including new ransomware, updates of existing strains, decryptors released, and other noteworthy news. Security...
Originally launched as a blogging platform, WordPress now has become an integral part for any business. Business owners today are integrating WordPress to build their business.Launched originally in 2003, WordPress has turned out to probably become the most popular CMS or content ...
Virtualization isn’t new, and thanks to leaders on the bleeding edge of the market – like VMware – most of us are already there. Now, with the combination of cloud and virtualization, the opportunity to reap more than you’ve sown is at your fingertips. Don’t believe us? Ask...
The closer the relationship between an application and your revenue, the easier it is to measure the impact of poor performance. This is why, for example, researchers found that an e-commerce site experiences 7% lower conversion rates for just a 1-second delay in page responses. Compan...
Businesses who sell and deliver products to private individuals or non-taxable businesses in another EU member state are practicing distance selling. The most common type of distance selling is e-commerce transactions where an individual from another EU state orders a product and the p...
Businesses who sell and deliver products to private individuals or non-taxable businesses in another EU member state are practicing distance selling. The most common type of distance selling is e-commerce transactions where an individual from another EU state orders a product and the p...
The stats about China’s e-commerce industry continue to make my head spin. We’ve just seen Singles Day 2016 break more records than ever before (US$1 Billion in 5 mins) and China is now sitting comfortably as the largest retail e-commerce market in the world: Total sales this year will...
Business iQ combines business and application performance into a single, real-time view With the launch of Business iQ at AppSphere 2016, many customers have asked us about the new business-focused dashboards they saw in our on-stage demo. Our customers want to understand how AppDynami...
Virtual Reality is developing its route into e-commerce, but the thing is how it affects the consumer engagement? Is it nice to have it need to have for the engagement purpose?The CEO of the merchant service provider Cleveland Brown quoted that, from July 2015 to June 2016, $2 billion ...
A business process management system that doesn’t easily integrate with your other systems is arrogant, short-sighted, and not worth your time or money. In today’s business world, collaboration is key, not only for humans, but also for systems. No organization... The post The Bold Trut...
Experts from Oracle, MotionPoint, Atomic Object and other industry leaders guide Envoy to continued growth and success GRAND RAPIDS (Mich.) – Five experts have joined Envoy’s new Advisory Board, the Grand Rapids-based tech company announced today. The experts come with the experience a...
What is an Environment? When we discuss Environment Management, we’re not thinking about simple systems.  An environment isn’t just a web server and a database.  Instead, we’re thinking about complex systems with a lot of moving parts.  For example, a large e-commerce website that gene...
Most enterprises are struggling to innovate and are not investing enough into new technologies to counter disruptive measures. As a result, in a few years, their products are becoming irrelevant in the market. Examples of Blackberry, Nokia, Kodak, Blockbuster have been quoted numerous ...
In Part I, we discussed the various components of HTTP request. In particular, we walked the reader through the details of TLS (Transport Layer Security), its impact on performance and how to mitigate it. Besides security, mobile performance has assumed the center stage owing to increa...
In the digital era, the importance of remaining competitive and customer-centric places more pressure on ITOps and DevOps teams who support critical services within the business. These teams are the unsung heroes driving and supporting modern businesses, despite the growing complexity ...
Every retail business has to deal with returns, but not every business does it well. In a world where your competitor’s website is just a click away, how you handle returns might just be the way you sink or swim.... The post 5 Way To Derail Your Returns and Refunds Process appeared fir...
Back in the Internet’s good old days, website design was relatively easy. Sure there were different browsers and operating systems to account for, but virtually all users accessed your site from desktop or laptop computers. Today’s web design game is a bit more challenging, thanks to t...
The countdown is over. Today marks the start of the most recognizable sports competition in the world. Every four years, the top athletes from across the globe unite for a thrilling two weeks in the summer. And, we expect this summer to be no different! Best of luck to all the athletes...
The telecommunications Verizon giant strikes a deal to acquire Yahoo’s internet business for $4.83bn (£3.68bn) in cash which includes yahoo’s advertising, content, search, and mobile activities.Verizon is a telecommunication company of United States providing the wireless service for t...
The second Amazon Prime Day came and went earlier this month with at least eight other major retailers joining in with their own online sales and promotions. When it comes to online retail, Amazon, whose total sales were nearly a third of the entire US retail e-commerce market last yea...
Firing the latest volley in the container battle, Google announced the availability of Kubernetes 1.3, the latest version of the open source container orchestration engine. This release comes within a few days of Docker, Inc. announcing Docker 1.12 which comes with built-in Swarm orche...
Having an income source that takes little or no work, yet provides you with a decent amount of money on a regular basis is a dream for most. Here are 5 realistic ways to do this online. 1. App Building This is one of the best ways an app developer can use to make money […] The po...
Radical Agility One of the primary goals of our upcoming ‘Microservices Cookbook’ is a focus on real world deployment. As a new technology trend microservices [...] The post E-Commerce Microservices – Harnessing Next Generation ERP appeared first on CBPN.
As salesforce continuous to branch-out the new cloud computing customers it's willing to pay steep prices to what it can't buy.Salesforce made its recolonization initially with cloud-based programming to help salesmen deal with their leads and close arrangements and today the organizat...
Bob Gourley On Tuesday at an American Enterprise Institute event today on Capitol Hill, U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) and Cory Gardner (R-CO) announced the creation of the ‘Senate Cybersecurity Caucus’ to provide a platform for Senators and their staffs to stay informed on major pol...
IRCE is the largest e-commerce trade show in the industry. Spanning over 250,000 sq feet, it hosts over 100,000 attendees, 600 vendors, and 200+ speakers over the span of four days in the city of...
Welcome to the Dynamic Digest, a weekly recap of the latest news happening in our industry. Want the pulse of what’s going on in enterprise software and analytics, performance management, cloud computing, data, and other like topics? We got you covered! This week in the world of techno...
Earlier this month, I had the chance to spend a couple of days at the Gartner IT Operations, Strategies & Solutions conference in National Harbor, Md. The conference was a mix of pep talks, how-to sessions, roadmap ideas and networking opportunities for IT operations professionals....
Welcome to the Dynamic Digest, a weekly recap of the latest news happening in our industry. Want the pulse of what’s going on in enterprise software and analytics, performance management, cloud computing, and other topics? We got you covered! This week in the world of technology, tech ...
I had the opportunity during a recent Big Data Vision Workshop to help a client determine where and how to leverage their wealth of anonymous MAC address data to support the organization’s key business initiatives. A very cool client with a lot of creative people always makes for a suc...
The retail industry is transforming in today’s digital age. Consumer behavior keeps evolving and online spending is skyrocketing. In addition, retail customers are looking for a blended online and in-store experience and expecting brick-and-mortar stores and online channels to be integ...
In the mid-1990s, online shopping took the world by storm with the launch of eBay. These days, the average brick-and-mortar retailer has invested just as much time and planning into its online sales as its floor sales, and many startups skip the physical storefront altogether for a bri...