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  • How Mobile Developers Can Win Customers' Trust

    Many of today's mobile and Web applications collect personal data. This makes plenty of users pause before downloading. To ease user's minds -- and to help developers demonstrate that they have legitimate reasons for collecting that information -- MyPermissions has established a permissions certificate process to deem apps 'trustworthy.'

    Written by Paul Rubens05 Feb. 14 16:56
  • iPad enterprise invasion and security risks

    IT organisations have come to a stunning realisation: There is no stopping the great iPad enterprise invasion. Risks abound as companies must deal with securing iPad apps without much help from Apple, says Julie Palen, senior VP of mobile device management at Tangoe, a telecom expense management software and services provider.

    Written by Tom Kaneshige30 Oct. 10 03:59
  • How CIOs can influence new product innovation

    We've all heard the hype about a future of data-driven, always-connected devices where everything from cars to game consoles to refrigerators plays a role in the Internet of Things. We envision our household appliances tapped into the power grid, analyzing and fine-tuning electricity use. We expect our parked cars to one day use Wi-Fi to send traffic and weather forecasts to our office computers before we head out on the commute home.

    Written by Kim S. Nash25 Sept. 10 07:17
  • Smartphones Ride Tsunami of Demand

    During the next 90 days, consumer demand for smartphones will reach tsunami heights, according to a study released this week by ChangeWave Research. Despite recent troubles, Apple's iPhone 4 will be out in front along with HTC's Droid Incredible, while RIM's BlackBerry risks falling further behind.

    Written by Tom Kaneshige16 July 10 03:21
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  • How to Build a Customer Loyalty Program

    Boston-based restaurant chain b.good started its customer loyalty program with email 12 years ago because, well, it couldn't afford much else. As the chain has grown, so has its rewards program, which now has 53,000 'Family' members using keycards and smartphone apps to connect with b.good.

    Written by Jen A. Miller25 March 14 12:48
  • How responsive website design helps boost revenue

    Carsales.com, Australia's top online automotive classified site, is helping its independent dealers make the switch to sites built with responsive design in mind. Revenue is up, the company says, in part because of increased traffic from mobile devices.

    Written by John Moore11 March 14 12:41
  • How to Mitigate Business Risk Using SAM and SLM Tools

    Most companies understand the risks associated with disaster recovery and business continuity and plan accordingly. Few can say the same thing about the software they own -- or don't own, as the case may be. That's where software asset management and software license management tools can make a difference.

    Written by Earl Follis and Ed Tittel18 Dec. 13 15:30
  • How to Add Video, Images to Your LinkedIn Profile

    LinkedIn's newest feature lets you showcase your professional achievements by uploading presentations, documents, images and video to your profile. Here are step-by-step instructions for improving your LinkedIn brand.

    Written by Kristin Burnham06 May 13 17:54
  • How to Recover From a Twitter Hack

    Do you know what to do if your Twitter account is hacked? Here are four steps to take to regain control of your account and ensure it doesn't happen again.

    Written by Kristin Burnham25 April 13 18:20
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  • How Gamification Makes Customer Service Fun

    One company is using gamification to change the customer service paradigm from frustrating to fun -- and customers are loving it.

    Written by Sharon Florentine03 March 14 14:09

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