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How to Story-Sell without Annoying Your Customers

January 28th, 2015

Creating online experiences that are content-rich as well as easy to transact have become a holy grail for marketers and merchandisers alike.

Apple Profits Pop With iPhone 6 Sales at Home and Abroad

January 28th, 2015

Apple isn’t breaking a sweat over slipping iPad sales: iPhone sales are making up the difference. In fact, it sold 74.5 million iPhones in the past quarter, some 12 million more than predicted. And that helped generate the largest profit in Apple corporate history: $18 billion on revenues of $74.6 billion. Apple’s cash pile is…

Q1 Planning: Top Marketing Technology, Social Business Conferences & Events (28-Jan-15)

January 28th, 2015

Our industry event planner gives you the heads-up on what key industry events are coming around the corner. If we’ve missed something, don’t hesitate to add your event to the list. (You can also view the full calendar here.) You’re Invited: Live SharePoint Video Join CMSWire and RAMP on Feb 3rd for a one-hour webinar to…

Wizeline Releases Free Product Management Tool

January 28th, 2015

Wizeline has good news for product managers who have outgrown spreadsheets and presentation software as tools for managing their company’s products. The product management solutions company just announced its free Wizeline Starter plan, which allows product managers overseeing a single product to evaluate product feature requests, plan and prioritize releases, and develop visual roadmaps. “It’s…

Office 365 Shines, But What About Microsoft Windows?

January 28th, 2015

You’d have to be a forensic accountant to understand Microsoft’s financials. However, a few things are clear from this week’s second quarter earnings release. The first is that the Redmond, Wash.-based tech giant is starting to make serious ground in the cloud space. The second is that CEO Satya Nadella’s strategy of revamping and remarketing…

3 Ways to Fight Retail Fraud Without Alienating Customers

January 28th, 2015

Retailers’ have a dilemma whose solution will require the most careful of balancing acts. On one hand, consumers expect to have online and mobile payment technologies available as they increasingly shop from their mobile devices. Indeed, one key recommendation by experts to increase sales is to make the payment process as seamless as possible. Yet,…

Updates for the F12 developer tools in the Windows 10 January Technical Preview

January 28th, 2015

Last week, we shared the latest news for the Windows 10 Web platform and introduced Project Spartan, the browser built for Windows 10. In addition to building Project Spartan, we have been hard at work updating the Internet Explorer developer tools in Windows 10. Today we want to show you the latest enhancements, which are…

Appear.in workshop and extensions

January 28th, 2015

Background In early December 2014, we invited the team behind the fantastic WebRTC-powered appear.in video chat service for a 1-day workshop in Opera’s Oslo office: for about 6 hours, we sat together with engineers, designers and product people from both companies — mostly powered by good coffee and tasty pepperkake — and came up with…

Managing Digital Experiences with DNN’s New Evoq 8

January 28th, 2015

With today’s release of Evoq 8, the latest iteration of DNN’s web content management suite, digital marketers will find it easier to personalize their site content, view and act on real-time visitor stats, and access cloud-hosted digital assets from anywhere, the company claims. “From a marketing solutions perspective, on the one hand are traditional web…

Big Data Skills Shortage? Not on MapR’s (Pre-IPO) Watch

January 28th, 2015

One of the biggest obstacles to the adoption of Hadoop in the enterprise is the shortage of professionals trained to work with it. According to job posting aggregator Indeed.com, there’s been as much as a 225,000 percent growth in demand for the big data crushing skill since 2009 — and no one is schooling engineers…