Topic: IT

Salesforce boosts its Analytics Cloud intelligence tool

Salesforce has added new options for users of its Analytics Cloud intelligence tool. The new ‘Wave Actions’ flash up crucial information on dashboards so that salespeople can act more incisively as crucial information reaches them faster.

Microsoft Confirms New Features in Upcoming Dynamics CRM 2016

09/11/2015 - Microsoft unveiled the final list of features that will make up the upcoming release of Dynamics CRM 2016. Bob Stutz explains: "this is our most comprehensive Dynamics CRM solution ever"...

Wherever they go, there you are: Geo-location mobile marketing automation (webinar)

Join this VB webinar on Geo-location: With almost 200 million Americans owning smartphones, and those phones carried with them wherever they go, marketers have an unprecedented opportunity to reach consumers.

The real problem with artificial intelligence

Artificial intelligence has gotten a bad rap lately, as a few public figures have warned about the perilous consequences associated with developing AI systems...

Apple Increases Security for Work iPhones with iOs9

With the rise of BYOD, many companies are already on thin ice when it comes to corporate security. Apple's new mobile operating system comes with an improved security feature: a 6-digit user pin code...

Telemedicine: communication and collaboration

Healthcare organisations today are looking for solutions that improve communications and collaboration across the entire healthcare delivery system for better decision-making, project management, efficiency, cost-savings and productivity: video conferencing is there to help.

Hubspot makes ad campaigns dead simple for small businesses with new ad-builder

9/9/2015 - During today’s keynote at HubSpot’s annual INBOUND marketing event, the company announced an advertising campaign management and optimization platform is now available as an add-on for current customers.

This startup tells you when companies try your competitors’ software

Mobile is the new battleground — for everything. Including, now, enterprise software and services. About 18 months ago, Datanyze launched a revolutionary service for cloud software providers, telling them when companies are trying their competitors’ services and giving them the opportunity to insert themselves into the evaluation and buying process. Today, it goes mobile […]

Data-driven marketing: With new solutions come new challenges

VB, 8/28/2015 - According to eMarketer, digital marketers have a “love affair with data.” Spend on data-driven campaigns continues to grow annually, along with profits attributable to those same initiatives. It’s undeniable that data intelligence has made marketing overall smarter, better, and more valuable than ever before. But innovations that bring great improvement also spawn new challenges...

StorageCraft - Fastesrt Growing Company for 5th Straight Year

Utah, 8/28/2015 -- Global backup and disaster recovery solution provider StorageCraft® Technology Corporation has been named to Utah Business magazine's 2015 Fast 50 list. StorageCraft also launched the next-generation versions of its award-winning StorageCraft ShadowProtect® software and StorageCraft Cloud Services...

Salesforce Releases Cloud CRM for Wealth Managers

Salesforce has announced a new wealth management-focused, cloud-based customer relationship management system. This is the company’s first industry-specific product.

Windows 10: How Is It Doing so Far?

Earlier this week Microsoft revealed that more than 75 million devices are now running Windows 10. Big, big numbers, but how do they stack up compared to previous versions of Windows?

3 Ways to Get Your Data Into Shape

As data continues to grow at unprecedented speeds, organizations must embrace a data-driven mind-set to stay competitive.For data to be of value it must be in tip-top shape. Here's three ways to get your data into shape...

Salesforce Lightning overhauls CRM with modern UX is hoping to give its user experience a jolt with a new, more modern design for its marquee Sales Cloud service with the announcement of Salesforce Lightning. The new Sales Cloud Home page offers a one-stop shop for salespeople that includes account insights and recommendations on what actions to take...

Big data startup BlueData partners with Intel and takes on $20M

BlueData, a startup with an application companies can use to run big data software like Hadoop and Spark on their existing data center infrastructure, announced today a new $20 million round of funding. The company also announced a major new partnership deal with chipmaker Intel...

Warning for IT Pros: All Clouds Are Not Created Equal

Aug. 25, 2015 -- The cloud offers many advantages, but beware: the cloud itself is not magic. Cloud computing is simply a method for consuming IT as a service rather than building that infrastructure in house. Not all cloud services are created equal...

Transparency Market Research Unveils Growth Trends for VOIP

The VoIP services market is expected to grow by 9.7 per cent, according to new findings. There is set to be a CAGR growth of 14.7 per cent for mobile VoIP between 2014 and 2020

Epicor Accounts Receivable Automates Invoice Collection

Epicor Cash Collect is a robust solution that integrates with Epicor ERP to extend the accounts receivable module within the ERP system with automation and built-in best practices. Features in the software allow users to automate payment reminder emails, prioritize collection activities, archive customer email conversations, automatically schedule follow up activities, manage disputes, forecast cash, centralize critical information, manage credit information, and more.

Google Adds File Sharing, VPN, Virtualization in Chromebooks for Work; Dell Unveils Chromebook 13

Google today announced several new capabilities for its Chromebooks for Work program, which is meant for big businesses deploying Chromebooks for hundreds or thousands of employees. Google also unveiled the new Dell Chromebook 13 line of laptops running Chrome OS...

​The Rise of Flash Storage

Disk storage has been spinning along happily since the 1950s. But it might be moving into its final decade before the flash memory usurper takes over...