Technology

WhatsApp Ditches $1 Annual Fee, Tests Business Accounts But No Ads, Says CEO

Date:January 28, 2016

Posted by Ingrid Lunden  Today at the DLD conference in Munich, Germany, the CEO of Facebook-owned WhatsApp made a couple of big announcements about how the messaging app plans to evolve to its next phase as it approaches 1 billion users: the company plans to drop its $0.99 annual subscription fee, and it will start to test out more commercial services …

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Pitney Bowes Identifies Five Drivers of Commerce for 2016

Date:January 28, 2016

The Convergence of Physical and Digital Worlds Will Transform Businesses for a Better Customer Experience STAMFORD, Conn., December 29, 2015 – Pitney Bowes Inc. (NYSE:PBI), a global technology company that provides innovative products and solutions to power commerce, today revealed five drivers of commerce for 2016. As businesses examine their physical and digital strategies, Pitney …

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Ready for More: Four Key Focus Areas for Global Ecommerce in 2016

Date:January 28, 2016

4th Jan 2016 by Rachel Martin Undoubtedly the biggest initiative in 2015 for the Pitney Bowes Global Ecommerce business was the acquisition of Borderfree. We were already in a great position to help retailers manage technological and physical requirements for cross-border commerce. But as our two businesses come together, the power of our combined capabilities is …

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Pitney Bowes Identifies Five Drivers of Commerce for 2016

Date:January 28, 2016

The Convergence of Physical and Digital Worlds Will Transform Businesses for a Better Customer Experience STAMFORD, Conn., December 29, 2015 – Pitney Bowes Inc. (NYSE:PBI), a global technology company that provides innovative products and solutions to power commerce, today revealed five drivers of commerce for 2016. As businesses examine their physical and digital strategies, Pitney …

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More data is good — but only if there’s a data management strategy

Date:January 28, 2016

Opportunities may lie within a business’s data stockpiles, but they’ll be hard to capitalize on without good management Call it “the Data Crave.” Companies want to generate and gather more and more of it, and technology advances like Hadoop®, a free, Java-based programming framework that supports the processing of large data sets, have made it …

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Dirty data: It’s time to clean up your act

Date:January 28, 2016

23rd Dec 2015 By Tim Barber Data is an organisation’s greatest asset. Nurtured and protected, it generates insight, drives decision-making and provides a foundation for growth. For some businesses, data has become an additional revenue-driver: logistics firm DHL, for example, offers intelligence on air quality which it captures as its vans drive around different city …

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How Much Will Poor Data Integrity Cost You in 2016?

Date:January 27, 2016

January 5, 2016 by David Crane While everyone knows marketing data integrity is incredibly important, our industry-wide efforts to address the issue aren’t keeping pace with the proliferation of bad data. In fact, a recent Ascend2 Research survey (November 2015) found that “Improving data quality” was overwhelmingly the No. 1 “Most Challenging Obstacle to data-driven …

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How CIOs Develop Digital Business Talent

Date:January 27, 2016

Gartner Inc. CONTRIBUTOR By Peter Sondergaard Gartner, Inc. 2015 is the year that digital business took hold in the enterprise. For many companies, analog revenue is flattening and declining as they shift to new sources of growth from digital revenue, including the digitalization of things. Gartner estimates indicate that 125,000 large organizations will have launched …

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The context of location in IoT

Date:December 28, 2015

Context. It has now become the all-powerful word. Robert Scoble has even written a whole book on the world of connectivity, sensors, and so forth. He refers to this trend as the Age of Context. How we interact with devices is changing and the context is at the forefront of that change. Companies such as …

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