Two-thirds of businesses see digital transformation looming, half say CIOs should lead it (by techrepublic)
More evidence has arrived that digital transformation is a top concern for businesses. But, a new report also shows that fragmented implementations and inability to experiment are roadblocks.
Internaut Day: 25 Years of Public Access to the World Wide Web (by news18)
Can you imagine a day without access to the Internet?
The World Wide Web forms an integral part of modern existence, but it was not until August 23, 1991 that its inventor, a British scientist at CERN, Tim Berners-Lee allowed its access to the general public – the non-technical people.
Today marks the 25th anniversary of public access to the world of endless information.
Microsoft releases 64bit version of Office for Mac
Microsoft released today its first ever 64bit version of Office for Mac.
The version, numbered as 15.25.0, includes additional improvements and bug fixes that are detailed in the link below:
Next Three Years More Critical Than Past 50: US CEO Survey (by industryweek)
With an unconventional presidential election ahead, not to mention lots of economic uncertainty and political unrest around the world, the majority -65%- of U.S. CEOs believe that the next three years will be more critical for their industries than the past 50, a new survey finds.
14 rules for data-driven, not data-deluded, marketing (by chiefmartec)
We are now in the crossfire of a peaking hype cycle for big data and its inevitable backlash. One marketer the other night was yelling on Twitter, “Big Data People need to GET OFF MY LAWN.”
I confess, I empathize with his frustration. Of course, I believe that data – the right data, used in the right ways – is immensely powerful in modern marketing. As I wrote in a post about pragmatic marketing, “Relying solely on gut-based, experience-driven decision-making in marketing is foolish in the digital age.”
But I also concluded: “The sensible answer for most companies is a balance of data analytics and human judgement.”
IoT to replace smartphones as most connected device by 2018 (by appstechnews)
Internet of Things sensors and devices are expected to exceed mobile phones as the largest category of connected devices in 2018, growing at a 23% compound annual growth rate from 2015 to 2021, according to an Ericsson report.
Acquiring top talent for Digital Business (by gartner)
When it comes to acquiring top talent, the balance of power has shifted from the employer to the job seeker. Traditional recruiting techniques are no longer effective to attract and keep star talent, but CIOs engage in very little talent innovation.
Google reports big profits as it continues to invest in mobile (by engadget)
Google reports big profits as it continues to invest in Mobile while Machine Learning and AI are also big contributing factors.