If you are a Small or Medium Business (SMB) owner, chances are you are planning or have already begun your journey to digitally transform your organization. Digitizing your ecosystem on a limited budget may seem daunting, but here are four digital transformation best practices that will help you stay competitive even on a budget.
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RFID may not have lived up to every extravagant prediction about how it would revolutionize retail, but the technology is actually doing very nicely, thank you. It has been adopted (often without fanfare) by a large number of retailers, and it serves as a foundational technology for many key omnichannel functions, including BOPIS, ship-from-store and product recommendations.
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Note: The following information applies to more than just financial institutions / banks. If you’re in an industry other than banking, as you read through this article you can replace the word “bank” with “company”.
Today’s hyper-connected consumers are using mobile technology to communicate in one way or the other all day long. So they expect the financial institutions they do business with to communicate with them on a personalized, relevant and contextual basis, just like their favorite brands do.
And if consumer expectations are high now, what will their demands be five years from now? What foundations do you need to put in place today to be ready and able to engage with customers in 2024?
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Software as a Service is a driving force for disruption – a way to innovate at the speed which customers and the market demands. So how can companies with a traditional software go-to-market motion make the switch, and capitalize on all that SaaS has to offer? What’s the secret to succeeding in a SaaS world?
As the CEO of a 100% percent SaaS-driven, born-in-the-cloud company that was bought by a global technology leader who is constantly evolving and optimizing their business, I could preach the benefits of SaaS ad nauseam. Here is a quick list:
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FREMONT, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Wave2Wave Solution, the global leader in physical layer automation, today introduced a small form factor robotic fiber switch, ROME Mini. The company expanded its ROME product portfolio to include the Mini in response to the fast-growing demands of edge computing, 5G, IoT, and AI as those technologies flex to support a new generation of applications such as self-driving cars.
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In modern software development, communication between multiple applications is essential to building a robust developer ecosystem, and in turn, a seamless digital experience for customers. Many companies already see the need to create a developer-facing business model, according to a recent Cloud Elements report, which found 55% of businesses use APIs as a revenue stream.
We’ve asked industry experts to explain what APIs and SDKs are, and when developers should use each.
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For B2B marketers, the biggest opportunity in digital transformation is the increased ability for marketing to directly contribute to revenue growth, according to new research.
The survey of 450 senior B2B marketing decision makers from mid-sized to large companies, conducted by Stein IAS, found that 81 percent of B2B companies see digital marketing transformation as key for their business, but over three-quarters see it as a complex process.
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The mantra “shift left” has emerged in the security and DevOps communities, but the words themselves are as confusing as the ideas being promoted to achieve them.
In principle, shifting left seems like an obvious idea. We’ve known for decades that security issues are often dramatically more expensive the later in the software life cycle they are discovered. So, taking security steps early in the software life cycle makes sense, as it puts the cost of security directly on the folks that are best able to avoid those security problems. For you economists, this is simply the Coase Theorem applied to security.
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is one of the fastest-growing areas within enterprise security, growing at a compound annual growth rate of 48 percent per year, according to Gartner. Modern enterprise IT security solutions use this technology to detect and remediate advanced threats that are unable to be addressed by legacy solutions.
UEBA solutions use a different approach with variations of artificial intelligence and machine learning, advanced analytics, data enrichment, and data science to effectively combat advanced threats. The UEBA solution combines all the data sources together for analysis and automatically synthesizes results. Analysts get a lower volume but higher fidelity feed instead of drowning in alerts.
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Pink Shirtmaker London uses Salesforce to create an omni-channel customer experience to an industry that’s tailor-made around personalisation.
It’s many years ago now, but once upon a time the United Kingdom was one the world’s foremost locations for shirt-making. It could be again, argues President and CEO Christopher Zanardi-Landi, a man on a mission:
We’re a small group of obsessive people who started off two years ago to try to rebuild a British icon. One of the things we wanted to do was to bring English shirt-making back to England. So we decided to open our own workshop, here in London, and we have done that in Vauxhall so we are now making shirts back in the UK…In our workshop we’re offering a fully bespoke service in a way that actually hasn’t been in the UK for quite a long time. It used to be here, but we’ve gone back to making full pattern, bespoke [products] for clients, but doing it in a way that’s actually much more accessible.
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