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Getting on Point

February 24th, 2015

We’re excited to announce that the Pointer Events specification has become a W3C Recommendation! As we’ve said before, we love Pointer Events because they support all of the common input devices today – mouse, pen/stylus, and fingers – but they’re also designed in such a way that future devices can easily be added, and existing…

Pointer Events W3C Recommendation, Interoperable Touch, and Removing the Dreaded 300ms Tap Delay

February 24th, 2015

Today, the W3C published Pointer Events as a final Recommendation standard. This journey began a little over 2 years ago when we first submitted our proposal to the W3C for a common event model across pointing input devices. Since then, the spec has evolved and improved with the collaboration of Mozilla, Google, Opera, jQuery, IBM,…

Open Up Your Digital Workplace

February 24th, 2015

Who works for your organization? Employees probably come to mind first, but usually there are also contractors, contingent or seasonal workers, some consultants, agencies that you outsource to, partner organizations or even whole service departments like payroll that are outsourced. All of these people contribute to what you do and represent a spectrum of relationships….

Keeping SharePoint In Check with Information Governance

February 24th, 2015

Historically, SharePoint was thought to cause as many information governance problems as it solved. The 2001 to 2003 versions did not show Microsoft putting much effort into helping customers with information governance. But after the massive take up of SharePoint Portal Server 2007 licenses, and the often negative conversations coming out of the sizable SharePoint…

4 Signs You Profited from Your Business Event

February 24th, 2015

About this time last year, we tried to crack the code of getting worth out of trade shows. Perhaps no one said it better than Stuart Chapman, head of telemarketing for Aetorius Marketing Ltd, a B2B telemarketing firm in Wiltshire, England. He wants to gain a "real understanding of what drives these businesses and what…

You Can’t Run a Company on ‘Tips & Tricks’

February 24th, 2015

An ever-growing number of customers have the potential to engage with your company on digital channels in real time. You have only seconds to attract and engage these buyers. Most companies can’t ignore the need for top notch digital marketing — and marketers must quickly gain proficiency for interacting with customers on digital channels. Digital…

Why You Should Be Worried (and Angry) About Lenovo

February 24th, 2015

By now, the entire tech world has heard all about the egg on Lenovo’s face. The incident — Superfish’s catastrophic security screw-up — was all over the news last week: "New Lenovo PCs shipped with factory-installed adware," said Engadget. "Lenovo poisoned its own PCs with Superfish adware," from CNET. "Lenovo caught preloading ‘Superfish’ adware on…

Modern Customer Service: Are You There Yet?

February 24th, 2015

Although most executives think they’re doing a good job in delivering the best service to their customers, there is plenty of room for improvement. A new Forbes Insight study reveals many executives are missing the mark on just how valuable customer service can be for strategic initiatives such as brand differentiation, competitive positioning, new customer…

Ex-Kodak CMO Jeffrey Hayzlett Warns: Adapt, Change or Die

February 24th, 2015

Jeffrey Hayzlett describes himself as a maverick marketer in cowboy boots … among other things. A primetime TV and radio host, his eclectic career includes mentorship, corporate governance, brand building — and a three-season stint as a judge on NBC’s Celebrity Apprentice with Donald Trump. A best selling author and public speaker, he was the…

Joomla 3.4 Video Tutorials

February 24th, 2015

Some new features were added to Joomla! 3.4 released on 24 February 2015, we highlighted 2 of those features in videos already, and also a animated feature video. With over 1,000 new commits coming from more than 50 different contributors, the 3.4 version offers everything to ‘Do more’.