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Why Bold Leadership Will Drive the Internet of Things

David H Deans
The Internet of Things (IoT) is poised to potentially generate huge new market opportunities for current information technology (IT) or telecom companies and new start-up companies, according to the latest global market study by CompTIA.
Why Bold Leadership Will Drive the Internet of Things

How Technology Pricing Is Going to Affect Your Business

Alex Coley
I've always needed to be clear on pricing. And I've never known an industry where pricing changes more than in tech. When pricing was simple, products were arbitrary. Now pricing is complex but the options are near infinite. Where is technology pricing going next?
How Technology Pricing Is Going to Affect Your Business

Digital Identity, Predictive Analytics, and Context at Center of Digital Transformation [VIDEO]

bvellmure
Last week, I had the privilege to spend some time discussing some of the most important topics facing organizations today with Vala Afshar, Michael Krigsman, and Mitch Lieberman. During the course of the conversation, we riffed on what digital even means, the intersection between the digital and the physical, the requirement of the CMO and the CIO to work together, and the overarching importance of keeping the customer and their experience in the foreground.
Digital Identity, Predictive Analytics, and Context at Center of Digital Transformation [VIDEO]

Dreamforce 2014: It's All About the Data

aberkson
Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff knows how to put on a show. The annual Salesforce conference, Dreamforce takes over San Francisco for a week, with 1450 Sessions, 400 companies presenting and 145,000 registered attendees. Amid the crowds and Uber surge pricing, Salesforce takes the opportunity to trot out their latest product launches and marketing messages.
Dreamforce 2014: It's All About the Data

Forget the Coupons: 5 Innovative Ways to Reward Customer Loyalty

Ekaterina
With the vast amounts of data about your customers available to you thanks to today’s technology, and the multiple ways of reaching out to them, there’s no excuse any more for not going that extra mile. Let’s take a look at how technology, cutting-edge customer feedback and just plain old attitude shape some of the most innovative approaches to customer loyalty around today.
Forget the Coupons: 5 Innovative Ways to Reward Customer Loyalty

Software Platforms will Redefine Wearable Technology

David H Deans
Wearable devices have exploded into the consumer electronics scene during the last two years. As the use-cases become established they move beyond the early-adopter stage of market development.
Software Platforms will Redefine Wearable Technology

Smart Wearables Market Will Reach $53.2 Billion in 2019

David H Deans
The idea of wearable technology as a mass market category is relatively new and still quite volatile -- where the expectations of change are very high. Moreover, some analysts say that user demand in the wearables market has already arrived, despite the relatively low adoption rates.
Smart Wearables Market Will Reach $53.2 Billion in 2019

5 Signs Apple's Era of Dominance Is Over

RohitBhargava
Apple, perhaps more than any other consumer brand, has always relied on evangelism from early consumers to propel its success. The big announcement of the iPhone 6 and Apple Watch this week signifies that this era may be over for five reasons.
5 Signs Apple's Era of Dominance Is Over

Apple Watch: Transforming Apple into a Luxury Fashion Retailer

CharleneLi1
While most of the tech and business press focused on the functionality of the Apple Watch, discreetly milling around the event were the fashion press, invited by Apple’s new fashion and design team. The fact that Apple Watch comes in three distinct collections — Apple Watch, Sport, and Apple Watch Edition — mirrors how fashion targets different demographics and tastes with separate lines.
Apple Watch: Transforming Apple into a Luxury Fashion Retailer

173 Million Americans Now Own a Smartphone

David H Deans
comScore has released data from their latest market study, reporting key trends in the U.S. smartphone industry for July 2014. Apple ranked as the top smartphone manufacturer with 42.4 percent OEM market share, while Google Android led as the number one smartphone platform with 51.5 percent platform market share.
173 Million Americans Now Own a Smartphone