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The Five Imperatives For Digital Business

The Five Imperatives For Digital Business

VMworld 2015 – The Imperatives For Digital Business

Pat Gelsinger’s Keynote

CEO Pat Gelsinger’s keynote at VMworld 2015 focused on the future of computing and VMware’s vision of the future. Introductory themes covered the oft-heard topics of ubiquitous connectivity, the simplification of heterogeneous enterprise landscapes that VMware is working towards, and maintaining safe and secure systems on the established backbone while moving forward with the new style of DevOps for new classes of applications.

The Five Imperatives For Digital Business

The keynote was concluded with five “must do’s” for progressive business and IT leaders:

  1. Asymmetry in Business

Gelsinger insisted that businesses have to embrace new models of mobile cloud technology, and noted that vertical industries such as technology, health, education, custom manufacturing, and insurance will change in the near future.

  1. Entering The Professional Era of Cloud

The need for a unified hybrid cloud was highlighted. Gelsinger stated, “It’s not about the big beating the small, it’s the fast beating the slow. So, the most strategic way forward in this space is creating hybrid applications.”

  1. Security Challenge of Protecting People, Apps, and Data

Gelsinger believes businesses have been spending too much money on products that don’t solve security challenges and suggested that only the cost of security breaches has increased more than the cost of security spend. He added, “Some say security should be built in and not bolted on – it’s nonsense. We didn’t have a place to bolt it in. We were just patching it on. We need to put an end to that thinking and now architect in security. It lets us be twice as secure for half the cost.

  1. IT Innovation: Proactive Technology

Businesses need to become proactive instead of reactive, changing the human experience. Applications, Big Data, and analytics can build dynamic technology to help predict almost anything, and that which we find invasive today may be crucial in the future.

  1. Tech-driven Change Reshapes the S&P 500

His final imperative described the decrease in S&P 500 companies, claiming 40% of S&P companies won’t exist in the coming years. Gelsinger stated, “You must break out to stay relevant in this future. Rattle the cage, be the entrepreneur and innovator for your business. It is time to lead the change.”

Diginomica notes, however, that VMware is not responding to future problems in a manner that is likely to be mutually satisfactory to IT, DevOps, and the business. Though their hybrid solutions and unified infrastructures are good in theory, they are only small steps in the right direction, and some industry analysts don’t believe that the view of VMware as the bridge between cloud and on site is correct.

VMware and Elliot Management

There has been much speculation regarding the fate of VMware at the hands of Elliot Management, but no announcement regarding the matter was made. Conjecture was voiced over who will buy who and who will lead, and rumors of leaked Re/code and “tiger team” were heard, but the future of VMware remains a mystery.

Industry Outlook

John Furrier, Stu Miniman, Dave Vellante and Brian Gracely of theCUBE (SiliconANGLE Media team) discussed VMworld 2015, and Farrier believes opportunities for startups are expansive. Miniman believes good innovations have been unveiled, Gracely notes that the industry is slowing make the right moves in the area of DevOps, and Vellante states that the industry can make use of another storage company. Furrier says of VMworld 2015, “VMware was flexing its muscles. The show proved this it is a proud company going to the next level, no matter who is running it.”

By Jennifer Klostermann

Big Data Breaches And What’s Being Done To Mitigate The Problem

Big Data Breaches And What’s Being Done To Mitigate The Problem

Big Data Breaches And What’s Being Done

It’s clearly evident that big data brings a vast amount of positive aspects to both businesses and consumers. However, it’s important to realize what huge data breaches can mean for both parties. Recent disasters such as the Sony Email data breach, Target’s customer information breach, Ashley Madison’s leaked information, and the IRS internal database breach are clear indicators that more needs to be done to protect information stored on the cloud.

The entities that suffer the most from volatile data breaches in recent years are the healthcare industry and financial services industry, being that hackers have dictated that this is the most valuable information to obtain. According to Data Science Central, data breach has now reached up to $154 per record of stolen data, and this could add up to millions for the businesses using big data to run everyday operations. Thankfully there are three enterprise data protection and recovery companies aiming to mitigate the damage that big data breaches and leaks produce when they occur.

Big Data Collaboration 

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ChaletTech has been around since 2008 and specializes in big audits for large enterprise businesses to monitor user accountability, data security, and data analytics. For ChaletTech, they believe that a breach is inevitable and will occur at some point in time for many, so knowing where and how it happened is crucial towards securing this data in the future.

BigObject Analytics is a relatively new database that specializes in transforming data delivery from 100x up to 1000x times faster than traditional methods of data extraction. It performs best with structured, hierarchal data or star schema.

ProphetStor, a definitive leader in software-designed storage (SDS), scales and distributes customized software storage technologies that manage and simplify data services. Big data takes extensive knowledge of cloud computing platforms to be able to both protect and store efficiently. My analyzing successful deployments, ProphetStore is able to create a customized, highly protected solution for virtually any industry.

What’s Being Done

Recently, these three companies have affiliated with each other to demonstrate what they’re doing in 2015 to prevent data breach, mitigate damage and loss when breaches occur, as well as return the environment back to it’s original form prior to data loss. All three companies are doing thorough database monitoring, exception analysis based on event occurrence, and system restore checkpoints. A recent demo conducted by all three companies showed how integrated their systems are to each other. If a suspicious event occurs within storage, Chalet ADS will investigate and flag an exception. This flagging will trigger BigObject and ProphetStor into action. ProphetStor will snap an image of the database and trace back to the image if necessary. BigObject initiates a CrossLink Analysis, which compares database servers and users based on the original exception and establishes potential risks and behavior trends. The demo showed viewers how data is being analyzed across multiple dimensions and timespans within a very short span of time. It then becomes up to the companies data security team to take the insights gained from these services to investigate problems such as potential breaches and to be able to make a decision based on them.

By Keith Baird

Salesforce Introduces The New Salesforce Health Cloud

Salesforce Introduces The New Salesforce Health Cloud

Salesforce Health Cloud

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Salesforce [NYSE: CRM], the Customer Success Platform and world’s #1 CRM company, today introduced Salesforce Health Cloud, empowering healthcare providers to go beyond health records and build stronger relationships with patients. Salesforce Health Cloud is a cloud-based patient relationship management solution that enables providers to gain a complete view of the patient with integrated data from electronic medical records (EMRs), wearables and more; make smarter care decisions; engage with patients across their caregiver networks; and manage patient data.

For the first time in history, healthcare IT is shifting toward the patient experience. New regulations such as the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and outcomes-based reimbursements are pressuring health providers to provide more comprehensive care and compete for patients like never before. At the same time, expectations of patients have shifted, as younger generations — digital natives who grew up with iPhones, Facebook and Fitbits — are demanding that providers offer more tech-savvy ways of managing their care. In fact, 71% of millennials want their doctors to provide a mobile app to actively manage their health. And 63% would be interested in proactively providing their health data from wearables to their doctors, so they can monitor their well-being.

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Introducing Salesforce Health Cloud

Today’s health systems need to make the shift beyond revenue cycle management and electronic health records to organizations focused on patient relationships. Salesforce Health Cloud, which is built on Salesforce’s industry-leading Service Cloud, enables providers to get a more precise view of patient demographic, lifestyle and health information to better serve their needs.

  • Complete View of Patient Data: Salesforce Health Cloud’s Patient Profile enables care coordinators to gain a complete view of their patients, from current conditions and medications, to scheduled appointments and lab results. Data for the profile is populated from multiple sources, including EMRs, medical devices, wearables and more. Patient information is presented in Health Cloud’s Timeline view that allows providers to understand the progression of a patient’s health journey. And by using the Patient Caregiver Map, providers can map household relationships, as well as all providers and specialists involved in a patient’s care.
  • Smarter Patient Care Decisions: Salesforce Health Cloud’s Today screen alerts caregivers to timely issues, whether it is missed appointments or a need to refill medications. Rather than toggling between multiple systems, caregivers make smarter patient care decisions directly from the console by browsing tasks matched to individual patients and quickly acting upon them. In addition, by leveraging built-in Salesforce Chatter — an internal social networking tool — care coordinators review internal conversations taking place around selected patients, ensuring collaboration across the care network. Finally, providers can easily segment and manage patient populations, such as setting reminders for patients with high-blood pressure to schedule regular check-ins.
  • Engage More Deeply with Patients Across Any Device: Health Cloud features Private Communities, which allow care coordinators to securely collaborate and assign tasks across a patient’s caregiver network. Private Patient Communities also helps patients view progress against a care plan, find answers quickly to common questions and connect with any provider in their network. Also, by extending Health Cloud to mobile platforms, providers can send messages to patients’ smartphones, reaching them where they live and work.
  • Built-in Tools to Facilitate Adherence to HIPAA Requirements: Health Cloud includes tools that healthcare providers may use in order to facilitate their adherence to their compliance requirements from the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), including Salesforce Shield, a set of built-in Salesforce1 Platform features that include Field Audit Trail, Platform Encryption, Data Archive and Event Monitoring.

Health Cloud Integration with Major Medical Systems via Industry Partners

Salesforce is leveraging a comprehensive ecosystem of partners in the development and deployment of Salesforce Health Cloud. Healthcare companies Centura Health, DJO Global, Radboud University Medical Center and UCSF assisted with product design and feature development; MuleSoft, Persistent Systems and other partners offer integrations to leading EMRs from Epic, Cerner and GE; industry partner Philips provides integrated medical device connectivity and new applications for connected and continuous care; and systems integrators (SIs) Accenture, Deloitte Digital and PwC deliver services for implementation, integration, customization and content.

Comments on the News

The era of precision healthcare is upon us,” said Joshua Newman, MD, Chief Medical Officer, GM, Salesforce Healthcare and Life Sciences. “Just like we use precision medicine to target more personalized treatments for cancer and other diseases, precision healthcare is enabling our customers to develop more meaningful, accurate and long-term relationships with patients. Health Cloud is a huge step forward in our industry’s transformation.

Health Cloud puts Centura Health patients at the center of their healthcare journey,” said Jim Rogers, RN, CenturaConnect Director at Centura Health, Colorado’s largest healthcare system. “We’re excited to use Salesforce Health Cloud to move our oncology navigators onto a single platform, standardizing their workflows, and increasing collaboration with ambulatory, acute, and post-acute care coordinators, and tracking patient outcomes in real-time.”

Healthcare providers face a significant challenge. To deliver the best patient care possible, they rely on data sitting in multiple systems. These include EMRs, lab systems and imaging applications, often across multiple data centers and in the cloud,” said Ross Mason, founder and vice president of product strategy for MuleSoft. “Connectivity is the key to unlocking this data and making it useful. MuleSoft’s integration platform brings data from these systems into Salesforce with an API-led approach, enabling agility while allowing providers to remain in control of their patients’ information. We’re excited to partner with Salesforce on Health Cloud to realize the vision of a single patient success platform.”

As care organizations and providers seek effective ways for patients to become more actively involved in managing their own health, there is a growing need for solutions that enhance self-management, facilitate collaboration between patients and healthcare providers, and improve continuity and quality of care,” said Jeroen Tas, CEO, Healthcare Informatics Solutions and Services for Philips. “We’re excited to integrate with Salesforce Health Cloud as we continue to grow the capabilities of our HealthSuite digital platform, empowering patients and caregivers to become active partners in health care.

Pricing and Availability

  • Salesforce Health Cloud previews today, with general availability slated for February 2016.
  • Pricing for the new Salesforce Health Cloud will be announced at the time of general availability.

About Salesforce

Salesforce, the Customer Success Platform and world’s #1 CRM, empowers companies to connect with their customers in a whole new way. For more information about Salesforce (NYSE: CRM), visit: www.salesforce.com.

Opera Software Partnership Reaches 5 Million Readers In Africa via Mobile Phones

Opera Software Partnership Reaches 5 Million Readers In Africa via Mobile Phones

Worldreader and Opera Software Partnership

Public Literacy Categories Include Health, Sports, and Love Across 25,000 Book Titles

Worldreader, a global nonprofit dedicated to improving literacy in the developing world through digital books, today announces a new partnership with Opera Software that has provided 5 million readers in Africa access to 25,000 free digital book titles, via their mobile phones. The nonprofit aims to reach 10 million readers with its digital library by the end of 2015.

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Mobile Phones in the Developing World

Mobile phones are becoming ubiquitous throughout Africa. For many people, it’s their only window to the connected world as mobile internet infrastructure and coverage is growing fast and driving the cost of data down. These mobile phones are affordable, easy to keep charged, and widely available.

We want to make sure the entire world has access to the books they need and want,” says Elizabeth Hensick Wood, Managing Director for Worldreader, Europe. “Through this partnership, Opera and Worldreader aim to reach millions of people every month, across 34 African countries, through the cell phones they already have.”

For the millions of people in Africa who already use the Opera Mini browser, this makes reading on a mobile phone as easy as making a call,” says Richard Monday, VP Africa, Opera Software. “We’ve placed the Worldreader icon in a coveted space on the Opera Mini speed-dial; right next to the Wikipedia button, because we believe access to reading, and access to knowledge go hand-in-hand. We hope access to these tools will help make our world more connected, empowered, and educated.”

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The Impact of Reading in the Developing World

According to a 2014 joint study from Worldreader and UNESCO female readers in the developing world read up to six times more than men, and once women start reading on their phones, they are generally more engaged than men. During one three-month period, women spent an average of 207 minutes per month reading on their phones, compared to just 33 minutes for men. “These findings suggest that making digital books available on mobile phones can help women enormously,” says Wood. “Women can now access information on health, safety, career; topics traditionally unavailable to them.” To see the full report, visit: 2014 joint study from Worldreader and UNESCO

To date, the Worldreader Opera partnership has reached 5 million people in 34 countries across Africa. On a global scale, Worldreader has reached over 6 million readers, adding about 1 million new readers each month through Africa, Asia, and Latin America. The most popular literary categories among these new readers are Love, Sports, Education, and Health.

Making Books Accessible

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Since its founding in 2010, Worldreader has observed hundreds of libraries in the developing world which are often closed, under-funded, or lacking in relevant book titles. These conditions often leave would-be-readers with limited access to books and information that they would find useful or relatable. Some libraries were found to have an over-abundance of titles limited to very narrow subjects, or books that no longer contained up-to-date information. Sometimes the books were too worn-out to be used.

While more affluent parts of the world may view digital reading as a luxury, we see it as a necessity in the developing world, where physical books are often non-existent,” says Wood.

The Worldreader Opera partnership provides 25,000 of the best titles from Worldreader’s book publishing partners. The titles were selected to be fresh, relevant, sought-after titles that readers around the globe want to read. Worldreader also selected a variety of titles that may not be widespread but will have particular relevance and significance to many countries in Africa. Titles include works such as Tale of Tamari by Shimmer Chinodya, This Place I Call Home by Meg Vandermerwe, Blossoms of the Savannah by Henry R. ole Kulet, and Asare Konadu’s A Woman in Her Prime.

Reading is a human right that one billion people can’t yet enjoy,” says David Risher, CEO and Co-Founder of Worldreader. “Worldreader and Opera are working together to make sure that books–and the power within them–are available to every single person on the planet to help them reach their full potential.”

To read free books on your mobile phone, visit read.worldreader.org

About Worldreader

Worldreader is a global nonprofit bringing digital books children and their families, empowering them to read, think, and grow in order to improve their lives and their world. In its first five years, Worldreader has reached 5.6 million readers in 69 countries with a digital library of 28,500 local and international e-books via e-readers and mobile phones, and aims to reach 10 million readers with its digital library by the end of 2015 and 15 million readers by 2018. For more information on Worldreader, visit: www.worldreader.org.

About Opera Software ASA

Opera enables more than 350 million internet consumers worldwide to connect with the content and services that matter most to them. Opera also helps publishers monetize their content through advertising and advertisers reach the audiences that build value for their businesses, capitalizing on a global consumer audience reach that exceeds 1 billion. Opera is a trademark of Opera Software ASA.

Explosive Growth Of Data-Driven Marketing

Explosive Growth Of Data-Driven Marketing

Data-Driven Marketing

There is an absolute endless amount of data that is being accumulated, dissected, analyzed with the important bits extracted and used for a number of purposes.

With the amount of data in the world has already reached into multiple zettabytes annually. A Zettabyte is one million petabytes or one thousand exabytes. With data creation doubling every three years (according to Cisco, among others), we will reach an unthinkable yottabyte by the year 2040.  Read More

Areas such as Fintech and Marketing are just a couple of industries that will be making a concerted effort at landing that next big data scientist helping to catapult their company. As you can see below (Image source:ey.com), there are many moving parts in Fintech which will be accumulating, sharing, processing all sorts of data 24/7. Look for many new Fintech SaaS startups utilizing cloud APIs to plug into this growing and lucrative financial market.

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With Digital Marketing, there is clearly a growing need for big data experts in this area. As you can see in the infographic below discovered at Yieldr, 1/3 Marketers in Europe and North America say their ability to analyze data as being poor. This will change with the number of new cloud based educational programs provided online.

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VMworld 2015 Kicks Off To Lots Of Excitement

VMworld 2015 Kicks Off To Lots Of Excitement

VMworld 2015

VMware’s five-day event has kicked off at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, with VMware “in the midst of a massive transition.” Says Dave Vellante, co-founder and co-CEO of SiliconANGLE Media, “You don’t hear VMware talking about (the ecosystem) anymore. Instead, we’ve seen a navigation through that ecosystem play, and now we see VMware grabbing networking and storage. With all this Federation talk coming back together, maybe EMC is thinking of taking a more Oracle-like approach – so there’s going to be an interesting undercurrent to VMworld this year.”

Day one of the 12th annual VMworld has set a new record for the number of attendees, suggesting that interest in virtualization continues to grow. The conference was kicked off with several announcements, from the new “intelligent automation engine” for efficient use of data center equipment to new open source tools.

vCloud Air Enhancements

VMware has announced various vCloud Air enhancements, now allowing companies to test and run disaster recovery plans in vCloud Air’s new Site Recovery Manager Air. Disaster recovery on vCloud Air is based on usage, instead of being part of a subscription. Additionally, the first new product cominIT out of VMware and Google’s reseller relationship, vCloud Air Object Storage, has been introduced.

Grid 2.0

And NVidia has announced the launch of the latest version of its desktop virtualization technology, Grid 2.0, which allows companies to remotely deploy graphics-heavy applications. Servers with Nvidia Grid boards allow the use of virtualization software such as VMware vSphere 6 and Horizon 6 and Citrix’s XenApp, XenServer, and XenDesktop to share the GPUs power with Grid 2.0, and this new release doubles previous capacity, managing up to 128 users per server. Moreover, Grid now supports Linux OS as well as Windows OS, and the technology is able to run on blade servers in addition to rack servers.

Integrated OpenStack 2.0

The launch of VMware Integrated OpenStack 2.0 has also been announced, the second release of the company’s distribution of the OpenStack open source cloud software. Based on OpenStack Kilo, the new version will become widely available by the end of September. Customers will be able to upgrade from Icehouse (V1.0) to Kilo (V2.0) and roll back if necessary in, according to VMware product line manager Arvind Soni, “a more operationally efficient manner.”

Containers

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Two new products for companies to build and run applications inside of containers, Photon Platform and vSphere Integrated Containers, are also being discussed. Containers provide an alternative to virtual machines, and VMware believes this new technology underlies many existing technologies including Google-led Kubernetes, Docker’s Swarm, CoreOS’ Rocket, Mesosphere-led Apache Mesos, and Cloud Foundry. These can all integrate with vSphere Integrated Containers.

Container Specific Storage Provision

VMware has teamed up with startup ClusterHQ to develop a storage driver allowing ClusterHQ’s Flocker open source software to play with VMware’s vSphere server virtualization software. This lets companies provision storage not only for virtual machines but for specific containers, with storage software such as vSphere Virtual Volumes and Virtual SAN.

EVO SDDC

A new suite of software including several existing VMware tools for managing data center resources, EVO SDDC, was also debuted and includes a new “automation engine” as well as open source hardware management software. Existing tools handle storage, server, and network virtualization and include Virtual SAN, vSphere, vRealize Operations, and NSX. With server virtualization being the foundation of VMware, the company is now also making the other, less widely utilized, pieces a standard.

For more news of this year’s VMworld, take a look at the General Session Replay. The event continues to provide in-depth training and hands-on experience, product research and analysis, and networking opportunities for industry experts. And check out IT Process Automation and VMware for a discussion of managing virtual tasks with a central administration tool.

By Jennifer Klostermann

Wearable Tech News: Google Android Wear Now Works With iPhone

Wearable Tech News: Google Android Wear Now Works With iPhone

When you wear something every day, you want to be sure it really works for you. That’s why Android Wear offers countless design choices, so you can find the watch that fits your style. Want a round watch with a more classic look? Feel like a new watch band? How about changing things up every day with watch faces from artists and designers? With Android Wear you can do all of that. And now, Android Wear watches work with iPhones.

Android Wear for iOS is rolling out today. Just pair your iPhone (iPhone 5, 5c, 5s, 6, or 6 Plus running iOS 8.2+) with an Android Wear watch to bring simple and helpful information right to your wrist…

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Making The Most Of Your Digital Marketing In The Cloud

Making The Most Of Your Digital Marketing In The Cloud

Digital Marketing In The Cloud 

Last week, Vladimir Putin made the news once again, this time gazing out of the transparent sitting deck of a partly submerged submarine. Previously captured shirtless on a horse, Putin is apparently making the most of digital marketing and has been mentioned on Twitter 5.87 million times in the last 12 months – and that’s only in the English language. What’s more, 72% of these comments were neutral, and only 17% negative. So while he might not be using digital marketing as effectively as he could be, we do all know who he is. In more positive applications of digital marketing, Foursquare has stated that it has 50 million users logging onto their mobile discovery app at least once a month, and a comScore report found that consumers are spending 90% more time with digital media on smartphones in 2015 than they were in 2013.

Have You Got a Plan?

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Unless you’re the trusted witch doctor in your rural village in the Transkei, you would undoubtedly benefit from digital marketing – and even if you are currently providing sea water solutions to the sick, a little Facebook advertising probably won’t hurt.

First things first, you need a solid strategy, and here’s why:

  • Provide Direction: Creating a plan enables you to set clear goals that you can then allocate resources to and evaluate for effectiveness.
  • Know your Online Market Share: By researching customer demand for online services, you gain an awareness of your online marketplace and its dynamics. Understanding customer and competitor profiles can ensure your marketing is successful.
  • Know your Online Customers: Knowing your customers personally requires a lot more than basic Google Analytics, and you need access to customer comment and feedback to create a clearly stated online customer value proposition.
  • Integrate It: Be sure to integrate your digital marketing with your traditional media – it’s more effective this way.
  • Show Me the Money: Without a detailed strategy, you will allocate insufficient resources to both the planning and execution of your digital marketing, in which case it might all be for nothing.
  • Duplication: Cut out the waste with proper organization and make sure you’re using the available tools and resources instead of acquiring that which you don’t need.
  • Agility: Plan to stay ahead; playing catch-up is a lot less effective and a lot more time-consuming.

Awesome Online Marketing Tools

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Digital marketers have to master many different software tools to take full advantage of the multitude of offerings available. For a comprehensive list of the top online marketing tools, take a look at 99 Killer Online Marketing Tools to Streamline Your Efforts. Below is a round-up of a few favorites.

  • AdWords Editor – the new suite of tools is easier to use and simplifies bulk editing.
  • Keyword Wrapper – enter one or more keywords, then ‘wrap’ them into categories.
  • Google Trends – a free source of trend data.
  • Soovle – provides autocomplete suggestions from Google, Wikipedia, Amazon, and YouTube.
  • MozLocal – SEO tool helping local businesses rank competitively in search engines.
  • IFTTT – If This, Then That connects regularly used apps to create logic-driven workflows to automate routine tasks.
  • Trello – simplifies the editorial workflow process with shared boards.
  • Feedly – an excellent replacement for Google Reader, helping you stay on top of the dailies.
  • CrazyEgg – provides heat maps to show how visitors are interacting with your site.

As a bonus, grab Tealium’s free guide to How to Tame the Digital Marketing Beast, detailing how digital marketing impacts your organization; what it means to increase marketing agility and efficiency; and how to maximize marketing investments.

By Jennifer Klostermann

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The Catch 22 The very same year Marc Andreessen famously said that software was eating the world, the Chief Information Officer of the United States was announcing a major Cloud First goal. That was 2011. Five years later, as both the private and public sectors continue to adopt cloud-based software services, we’re interested in this…

Disaster Recovery – A Thing Of The Past!

Disaster Recovery – A Thing Of The Past!

Disaster Recovery  Ok, ok – I understand most of you are saying disaster recovery (DR) is still a critical aspect of running any type of operations. After all – we need to secure our future operations in case of disaster. Sure – that is still the case but things are changing – fast. There are…

Moving Your Email To The Cloud? Beware Of Unintentional Data Spoliation!

Moving Your Email To The Cloud? Beware Of Unintentional Data Spoliation!

Cloud Email Migration In today’s litigious society, preserving your company’s data is a must if you (and your legal team) want to avoid hefty fines for data spoliation. But what about when you move to the cloud? Of course, you’ve probably thought of this already. You’ll have a migration strategy in place and you’ll carefully…