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Trust. It’s a fundamental aspect of interaction in a civil society – its importance has been ingrained in us since childhood. And it’s a concept that’s deeply intertwined with our very nature. The level of trust we have with individuals, businesses, and technology affects our lives da...
Cyber Monday is the name that marketers give to the Monday after Thanksgiving. It is a vital date in the retail calendar, with millions of consumers around the world logging on to the web each year to find great deals on holiday gifts for their friends and family. Traditionally, many r...
There’s a new kid on the block of disruptive technology. Blockchain. A day doesn’t go by that you can’t find numerous articles about it. Topics range from how JP Morgan is making significant investments in exploring the technology, to the Republican GOP using blockchain to allow online...
Hopefully, by now you’ve recognized the vital importance application performance has on your bottom line. In retail, specifically, this is extremely apparent. Unfortunately, all too often we see some big online retailer have an outage during a peak period. Whether that’s on Black Frida...
As customers’ demand for a convenient, seamless, and personalized digital shopping experience reaches critical mass, there’s been a magnifying focus on the technology underlying the entire process. Retails everywhere are becoming customer-obsessed, investing in innovations ...
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Collision is “America’s fastest growing tech conference” created by the team behind Web Summit. In two years, Collision has grown to over 7,500 attendees from more […]
  Question: when was the last time you stopped by the store to plan out your shopping? Now, when was the last time you opened the store’s website or mobile app to plan your shopping? It’s more than likely your consumers are reliant on your software applications, rather...
The performance of your application affects your business more than you might think. Top engineering organizations think of performance not as a nice-to-have, but as a crucial feature of their product. Unfortunately, most engineering teams do not regularly test the performance and scal...
In my 30-years in the high tech industry I have often heard the business maxim, "Develop a business strategy first, and then find the technology to support it." This well-worn business doctrine, I have come to believe in this age of digital transformation, is wrong and it is time to re...
Vineet Agarwal’s words echoed on the crowded office floor, "This was a tough one.”  The OSSCube Chief Operating Officer continued, “We were competing with hundreds of deserving companies, but today, we did it. Standing here after being named one of India’s emerging companies, there is ...
As businesses are undergoing digital transformation and the application complexity is exploding, many companies are moving their applications and services to the cloud or leveraging web services from third-parties whose core competency is their service. Increasingly enterprise applicat...
AppDynamics is proud to announce support for MongoDB within the Database Visibility module. MongoDB was created in 2007 as a commercial product, switching to open source in 2009. It has grown rapidly due to its storage of data in a small set of documents, field-indexing, high availabil...
EMC DSSD D5 Rack Scale Direct Attached Shared SSD All Flash Array Part I EMC DSSD D5 Rack Scale Direct Attached Shared SSD All Flash Array Part I This is the first post in a two-part series pertaining to the EMC DSSD D5 announcement, you can read part two here. EMC announced today...
With the growing importance of digital marketing and e-commerce, websites that are ‘good enough’ are no longer acceptable. And when
To succeed in today’s hyper-competitive and fast-changing marketplace, enterprises must pursue digital transformation leveraging software to deliver and support their products and services — with the goal of creating an ideal user experience and maximizing business agility ...
Recent digital marketing trends have focused on creating a more personalized environment for users. Rather than casting out an oversized net and potentially dragging in weeds and guppies, e-commerce companies have opted to define the specific bait they use with the hope of luring their...
eTail West is just 3 days away. We are looking forward to getting together with the best-of-the-best in Internet Retail next week in Palm Springs. As I began preparing for my chairperson’s opening remarks and panel discussions with industry luminaries (Nine West, Haggar, Ritani, Living...
We talk a lot about the online retail space at Catchpoint and how our monitoring service can help keep e-commerce websites fast and available. But as our product managers frequently remind me, online systems aren’t limited to just the customer-facing website. They can include any Inter...
There’s a reason why smart business people always hire professionals to build their websites. Because they know that THEY know
Akka actors help you build scalable, high throughput and concurrent applications. Since its introduction as a Scala implementation of the Actor Model in 2009, Akka has been the driving force behind some of the largest e-commerce applications like Walmart and the Gilt Groupe. For demand...
AppDynamics Application Intelligence provides the business and operational insights into application performance, user experience and business impact of software applications. At the core of the application intelligence platform is the metric processing engine that helps record, track ...
Cyber Monday—the Monday after Thanksgiving in the US—may be a relic of a bygone era of slow, dial-up, at-home Internet connections but remains the biggest online shopping day of the year for US e-commerce sites. While Cyber Monday may make or break the year for some online retailers, o...
As a flagship brand for Canadian business, the Globe and Mail is the poster child of digital media innovation in Canada, and for the purpose of this site, the CDO role – Chief Digital Officer. The Globe and Mail has been pioneering online technologies for well over a decade, but ...
Gartner describes iPaaS as: “a suite of cloud services enabling development, execution and governance of integration flows connecting any combination of on premises and cloud-based processes, services, applications and data within individual or across multiple organizations.” Their M...
In the high-stakes world of e-commerce, you must be quick and decisive to stay ahead of the competition. But if your day-to-day is filled with putting out administrative fires, your company is always going to be behind the eight ball.... The post Eliminate Administrative Chaos & R...
Inconspicuous innovation is a core theme at CES® 2016, and the tools of engagement for multichannel and omnichannel media distribution and marketing will be hiding in plain sight. The post CES Trendspotting – Tools of Engagement originally appeared here on Shelly Palmer
You may want to ask yourself if you really have a good understanding of where your customers are shopping. Digital marketers are known to cuddle up with Google Analytics as they crawl into bed at night just to explore these trends. Are you doing the same? Because as more of your custom...
The Ruxit team is proud to announce the beta availability of user behavior analytics for all Ruxit customers! Whether you want to see how many people are using your web application, how active your users are, the bounce rate, or the difference in performance between entry and exit acti...
AppDynamics and Accenture/Avanade are celebrating! We’re capping off the third year of our partnership by recognizing that both Accenture and Avanade have achieved Elite Partner status—AppDynamics’ highest level of partner recognition. Our partnership is founded on the common drive to ...
ondon, UK – 24 November 2015 – Happiest Minds Technologies, a next generation digital transformation, infrastructure and security and product engineering services company, is pleased to announce the launch of mCaaS™ (Managed Content as a Service), a SaaS based digital content brokering...
If you are reading this post, it means you were not given the Mufasa treatment while trying to take home that 65" LED flat-screen earlier this morning. Yes, leaving in its wake ransacked shelves and obstacle courses of discarded items, Black Friday is officially here, marki...
The online holiday shopping season starts in earnest this week. Our benchmark e-commerce sites have been picked out, our tests have been set up, now we’ll see how well eRetailers have heeded our advice and the lessons of the past. Who we’re watching: We’ll be monitoring availability an...
Putting together a fancy e-commerce website with a list of all your products offered at a competitive price is only the fundamental step. What’s next and the most important step is to make sure people can easily locate your website when they’re conducting a keyword search. In fact, you...
Think back to the hazy days of early web-page development on the Internet. You saw many pages hand-coded in HTML — dynamic pages that could produce and display different content to customize a visitor’s experience were just a dream in a programmer’s eye. Then the firs...
The saying “Databases are easy to get started with but hard to master” is as valid today as it’s ever been. MongoDB monitoring done right is key to success as it allows you to get answers for the most important questions, like load characteristics and distribution.... - Read the whole ...
The following are some of the hot topics in the federal technology ecosystem (fromFedTechTicker.com and TopTechTicker.com):  Fed Tech Ticker Boston Globe: Tamr is Number One Small Company In Boston Pentagon purges HTML from .mil emails - FCW.com 4 Ways Consumer Education Affects E-Comm...
In our day and age, consumers are affected and influenced in many different ways, including: social circles, advertising, online forums/comment sections, celebrities, pop culture, the news and much more. Because of these factors that contribute to today’s businesses, it’s important tha...
Online shopping is one of the biggest drivers of revenue and customer loyalty for the retail industry, especially during holiday season. However, preparing for the holidays comes with its own requirements for stakeholders as well. Any potential downtime or system crashes can directly i...
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 ...