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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 ...
What the Gig Economy Means for Manufacturers. Over the next 10 years, 3.5 million manufacturing jobs will be created, and nearly 2 million of them will go unfilled because employers can’t find candidates with the right skills according to Deloitte. The post Manufacturing ERP and the ...
Before you jump into creating KPIs for your Oracle database, clearly state and test your assumptions right up front. That has to come first. Otherwise, you’ll go down a blind alley many times trying to achieve better performance that will never happen because your assumptions wer...
Parasoft's Wayne Ariola presented the following paper at PNSQC 2015 last week...  Now that rapid delivery of differentiable software has become a business imperative, software development teams are scrambling to keep up. In response to increased demand, they are seek...
Parasoft's Wayne Ariola presented the following paper at PNSQC 2015 last week...  Now that rapid delivery of differentiable software has become a business imperative, software development teams are scrambling to keep up. In response to increased demand, they are seek...
I usually don’t mix business and politics — especially with the 2016 US presidential race heating up like beach sand on a hot, sunny July day in Florida — but I’m going to break from that rule just this once. Why, you ask? Well, in US politics, these early days ...
From assessing the effectiveness of your current operation and efforts to ensuring that your business has a more complete understanding of the needs of its customers or clients, data aggregation and analysis services have the potential to change the way that merchants and retailers ope...
Welcome to the first Dynamic Digest, a weekly recap of the latest news happening in our industry. Want the pulse of what’s going on in computer software and analytics, performance management, cloud computing, data and other like topics? We got you covered! This week, Salesforce is seek...
It is impossible to follow everyone in the Software Testing industry who is sharing information about Testing, Automation, QA etc. So we have short-listed 10 most interesting Twitter handles that we found will add spark to your Twitter feed. 1. Jon Bach Tweets at: @jbtestpilot Jon is a...
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Last week marked the first (of many) Republican presidential debates leading up to the 2016 election. All politics aside, we at AppDynamics were eager to see the investment these candidates made in their digital platforms, and how response time would be affected throughout the debate. ...
This time of the year is a busy one for most families and students as they prepare for the end of summer and the start of school. Being ready for a return to the classroom means shopping—and back to school (BTS) shopping is BIG business. According to the National Retail Federation, ave...
Most Ruxit customers host multiple applications on their infrastructure. They range from “applications” that are as simple as basic Internet/Intranet presence to complex “Platform as a service” (PaaS) environments. From time to time, we come across a customer’s use of Ruxit that is so ...
Just like the rest of the business world, the internet has drastically changed how the financial services industry functions and survives and makes money. If you were to look back not too many years ago it would seem like the dark ages as compared to today. To do your banking you walke...
Seven years ago, when we founded this company, we had a vision of “one solution to rule them all” for software monitoring and application intelligence — one comprehensive platform that would capture user experience on any device, anywhere; trace business transaction performance across ...
The age of experimentation with digital is over. Enterprises are transforming into software-defined entities at an ever-accelerating pace. E-commerce is growing at double-digit rates in the US and most European countries, and is booming across Asia. Companies from the entire spectrum o...
Welcome to Mobile Industry News and Strategies, an online newsletter made up of the most interesting news, articles and links related to mobile commerce and marketing, mobile payments, mobile money, e-wallets, mobile banking, mobile ads and mobile security that I run across each week. ...
When United Guaranty needed to re-engineer its core applications and infrastructure to achieve a business model transition, they found their existing development processes were insufficient for the new demands. Critical software errors were not being found through the existing...
Whether your server’s CPU is pegged at 100% or someone is chopping down your rainforest, PagerDuty has no opinions on how you use our platform to trigger a response from your on-call team. But here’s one area where we do have a strong opinion: alerting on business metrics. You should d...
Nordstrom, SpeedCurve and IDC explain how the industry-first web performance command center lets users correlate, collaborate and control the health of their 24/7 digital business SANTA CLARA, Calif. – VELOCITY CONFERENCE—May 28, 2015—SOASTA, the leader in performance analytics, today ...
Digital Transformation is the process of updating your business and IT infrastructure to align with today's and tomorrow's consumers.  If your customers are adopting technologies and changing their path-to-purchase journeys at a pace that is faster than you can deliver, then you a...
Welcome to Connected Globe News Weekly, an online newsletter that consists of the most interesting news and articles related to M2M (machine to machine) and embedded mobile devices.  I aggregate the information, include the original links and add a synopsis of each article.  ...
Welcome to Mobile Industry News and Strategies, an online newsletter made up of the most interesting news, articles and links related to mobile commerce and marketing, mobile payments, mobile money, e-wallets, mobile banking, mobile ads and mobile security that I run across each week. ...
Welcome to Mobile Industry News and Strategies, an online newsletter made up of the most interesting news, articles and links related to mobile commerce and marketing, mobile payments, mobile money, e-wallets, mobile banking, mobile ads and mobile security that I run across each week. ...
In a recent survey, conducted by Cognizant's Center for the Future of Work and Cognizant's retail practice, we found that of 5,000 people who make online purchases at least a few times each year, 68.1% (3,918) make online purchases at least once a month.  Out of this group, here a...
In the 21 years since its inception, PHP has become the world’s most popular server side scripting language. Known as a powerful, easy to learn language, PHP, according to one metrics site, is used by 82% of all the websites whose server-side programming language is known. In more case...
Welcome to Mobile Industry News and Strategies, an online newsletter made up of the most interesting news, articles and links related to mobile commerce and marketing, mobile payments, mobile money, e-wallets, mobile banking, mobile ads and mobile security that I run across each week. ...
For those of us who know how fax technology evolved and reached a stage where it completely transformed communications, we know fax played a key role in the growth we have seen in the last 50 years. No fax, no cross border trade, no communications, no way to make things faster, better ...
In my earlier post, I talked about the different methods mobile app developers can monetize their apps. Discussing the comparisons between free vs. paid apps, in-app purchases, and e-commerce apps.  In this post I’d like to look towards the future. How can mobile developers ...
Marketing and Product Executive formerly at LiveOps, Symantec, Sybase, eBay and HP joins SOASTA to accelerate brand awareness and growth MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 5, 2015 — SOASTA, the leader in performance analytics, today announced the appointment of Ann Sung Ruckstuhl as its new Ch...
Cinco de Mayo is not just a holiday celebrated in bars and restaurants. Today’s celebration of the Mexican army’s 1862 victory over France is celebrated online by Cuervo, Taco Bell, People Magazine and Chipotle… even Symantec. Yesterday, companies lined up to celebrate Star...
PCI/DSS has been the result of multiple efforts towards defining a common framework for the implementation of security controls to protect payment card data. The rules of PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard) apply to any job that accepts credit cards for payments, inc...
A vulnerability in TheCartPress e-commerce plug-in is putting thousands of users at risk. The latest version is vulnerable, but prior versions may have been as well. Meanwhile, Google has developed a new extension for its Chrome browser that should help protect users from phishi...
Just to set the stage for this blog post, according to BCG, Banks handled $410 Trillion (yes, with a T) dollars in non-cash payments in 2013. These days, nearly all businesses are becoming software-defined, and much of that software business is increasingly becoming mobile business. Ac...
Welcome to Mobile Industry News and Strategies, an online newsletter made up of the most interesting news, articles and links related to mobile commerce and marketing, mobile payments, mobile money, e-wallets, mobile banking, mobile ads and mobile security that I run across each week. ...
Recently, I was able to meet and chat briefly with Kalpesh Vadera, Computer Services Manager for Prospects — an online seller of higher education study guides. Since Prospects is ultimately an e-commerce site, their performance is crucial to their bottom line. Any outages or stal...
Google, with one fell swoop, changed their search algorithm and changing the lives (and livelihoods) of billions. Enter Mobilegeddon. With smartphones becoming as ubiquitous as ever, people are increasingly using them for tasks that they used to do on their PCs, like search. And just ...