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Archive for July, 2012

31
Jul

UCC Market Hoisted by Mobility, Collaboration

Armies of mobile workers across the globe are prompting even midmarket companies—the most hesitant until now—to consider unified communications (UC) to keep up with the demand for immediate interaction and collaboration.

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26
Jul

Technology Implementation Needs Human Interaction

CIO’s don’t have to be warm and fuzzy, but it certainly helps.

In a Wall Street Journal report, Kotter International’s Kathy Gresch uncovered some of the more human aspects of CIO responsibilities, and her recommendations are straight forward and easily understandable.

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24
Jul

Boardroom Expectation: IT Should Attract Customers

Trends in technology change quickly—vendors are busy with solutions that swap from legacy to the cloud or desktop to mobile. Businesses are busy working to utilize technology that, for instance, helps better collaborate with business teams, partners, vendors, customers, and potential customers.

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19
Jul

Spend On Services in The Future

Gartner has recently predicted that worldwide IT spending is about to hit $3.6 trillion, an astronomical number that will continue to grow to $3.7 trillion by 2013. On the surface, that seems like it would be a boon to all kinds of IT spending, but on a deeper level, there’s very specific spending that is dominating the marketplace.

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17
Jul

Mobile Collaboration Market on the Move

Collaboration is mobilizing with a certain swagger and a lot of speed. So much so that time spent with mobile applications has surpassed desktop and mobile web consumption, and it’s increasing.

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12
Jul

Analytics ‘Comeback’ Smarter Than Ever

Biofuel production companies are using combinations of analytics and human intelligence to determine everything from decisions about the purchase of feedstock to when or when not to produce.

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10
Jul

The Simplicity and Humanity of Visual Data

Data sensibility is often talked about in terms of elaborate analytics and business intelligence, particularly when it comes to Big Data. There’s another side of data, though, and it comes in a variety of colorful, visual schematics able to communicate data’s complexity in more simple, pleasing terms.

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5
Jul

Differentiating is a Tech Imperative

Technologies continue to evolve, providing enterprises with greater levels of automation, productivity and operational efficiency. On the surface, these characteristics seem like tremendous value propositions; as they often lead to cost savings over manual or legacy processes.

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3
Jul

Big Data is a Big Deal

Is there enough Big Data happening in your enterprise? Chances are, probably not.

A Wall Street Journal article recently disclosed the way Big Data has impacted out everyday lives. A recent example is Target’s discovery that a teenage girl was pregnant before her father even knew. This story has been flanked by the recent buzz around Orbitz’s practice of targeting Macintosh users with nicer, more expensive hotels.

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