More than mobile banking: How mobile is driving innovation in the financial sector (by mbi)
Mobility has disrupted a number of industries, but the marriage of new technology to the financial sector, in particular, is extraordinarily innovative. Though the financial market is evolving through the use of mobile devices and mobile applications that offer full banking services, these innovations extend far beyond mobile banking.
Reinventing marketing in the digital era (by bbva)
Marketing is at the interface of the firm and its present and prospective markets. How will the activities, responsibilities and design of the marketing organisation evolve in the future?
Your smart appliances are watching you (by cio)
Your fridge is getting so smart, security-software maker Kaspersky Lab thinks you probably shouldn’t trust it.
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.”