Mobile devices have brought advancements to virtually all aspects of modern life and have had transformative effects on businesses spanning all industries. However, the positive business effects that can be brought about by mobility and "going digital" are not enjoyed as frequently within small and midsize businesses (SMBs) as they are within larger organizations. While potential benefits are there, small and midmarket organizations may have fewer resources available and can find difficulty in realizing the full value of the enterprise mobility infrastructure. Often, organizations find themselves having to make trade-offs between richness of functionality and available resources.
The following questions were posed by Cisco to Nolan Greene, research analyst with IDC's Network Infrastructure group, on behalf of Cisco's SMB customers.
We surveyed thousands of consumers in the US, the UK, Australia, Canada and the Netherlands to see how they use mobile technology to interact with retailers. This report details how browsing, product research, comparison shopping and buying have all been transformed by mobile technology.
What you'll learn:
• Who’s buying via mobile.
• How having children in the household affects mobile shopping.
• Which customers are most likely to use their phones while shopping in-store.
According to Infonetics Research, the DDoS market is being driven by high visibility attacks, Internet traffic growth, enterprise, mobile and managed security services demand. Learn more with this Infonetics Research report on DDoS.
Published By: sweetiQ
Published Date: Jan 23, 2014
Successful brands, whether big or small, need ambassadors to trumpet their products and services. Finding the right people to represent you is a task - they are more than influencers. Download this whitepaper and you'll discover that while the best brand ambassadors are loyal customers, developing them may require significant work.
Published By: sweetiQ
Published Date: Jan 23, 2014
So you're looking for more places to get your website listed? There are thousands of them out there, but finding those truly relevant sites that can help bring traffic and possibly impact your rankings in the search engines usually takes work. Now sweetiQ offers you a way to accomplish this in less than a week. Download the paper to learn more about how you can get access to these listings and ensure that your information is accurate.
The state of the media in 2015 was social, mobile and multiplatform. But as the way journalists engage with their audiences continues to evolve in the face of technological disruption, the most productive relationships between the media and communication professionals remain founded on the fundamentals which have always underpinned public relations best practices.
Informed by a survey of 346 journalists, bloggers and influencers and supplemented with insights from Cision’s Media Research Team, Cision’s State of the Media 2016 Report takes a look back at the trends that shaped 2015 and anticipates the next public relations challenges.
Paid search marketing has come a long way from keyword searches. Thanks to advances in technology, brands are shifting from targeting keywords to targeting people at key moments. Additionally, Google recently made significant changes to its search engine results pages. Right-rail ads have vanished and Google Shopping ad units are displayed more prominently on mobile. Other innovative changes are also on the horizon.
In this e-book, we identify six key areas of paid search advertising that are positioned to upend the marketing landscape and offer suggestions for how to take advantage of those trends.
Published By: Quocirca
Published Date: Jul 03, 2008
Businesses of all sizes adopt technology to make them more productive, cost effective or flexible and help them compete. Over the years the adoption of tools such as mobile phones, wireless laptops, the internet and email have all been driven by such expectations. Small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) are often at the forefront as these technologies can give them a lead on their larger competitors. What starts as a useful extra tool or 'competitive edge' soon becomes the accepted norm and a search for improved quality and utility then ensues.
To maximize investments in mobile technology, companies must be able to measure productivity gains from mobile working. Professor Marco Iansiti of the Harvard Business School and Jay Jamrog, Senior Vice President of Research with the Institute for Corporate Productivity, offer advice.
With the exponential growth of smartphone and tablet use for search, research, and online purchases, mobile is quickly becoming the focal point of digital marketing. For most marketers, these increasingly ubiquitous devices are transforming the way customers engage with companies and their brands. Recent Adobe Digital Index reports have confirmed that smartphone and tablet traffic is rapidly on the rise, making these channels that advertisers need to be paying attention to as mobility trends continue to evolve.
Published By: sweetiQ
Published Date: Oct 29, 2012
Smartphones and the social, local, mobile ecosystem are the future of retail. Where once there was the yellow pages, today's mobile consumer has much more access to information. Read on to learn how to presence on the social local and mobile web.
Adobe received the highest score for current digital experience (DX) delivery offerings in The Forrester Wave™: Digital Experience Delivery Platforms, Q3 2014 report. And, we’re continuing to innovate. Since the evaluation, we’ve launched several new capabilities that include richer support for mobile apps, increased usability through visual workflows, and a master marketing profile.
Read the report to see why Adobe was named a Strong Performer and to learn more about:
-The DX challenges that companies face and how they’re addressing them
-The array of tools and technologies available in digital experience delivery platforms
-The journey to unified, cross-channel digital experiences
“Strategically, Adobe differentiates with its vision of the connective tissue between its tools, and its aim for single customer profile.” – Forrester Research, Inc.
Published By: DocuSign
Published Date: Apr 24, 2018
We live in a mobile, digital era where health information is at our fingertips. With the touch of a button, patients can see test results, track prescriptions, and sign up for clinical research. And yet it still takes over a decade to bring breakthrough treatments to market. Scientific productivity must improve: clinical trials are costly and time-consuming, and regulations mandate increased scrutiny and compliance.
The patients who rely on your scientific leadership are expecting more. How are you meeting their needs? While intensive research and study are still a prerequisite for success, there is a better way to develop new products and therapies.
Download the eBook for best practices to drive digital adoption in life sciences.
We are pleased to present the findings of The State of Mobile Application Insecurity sponsored by IBM. The purpose of this research is to understand how companies are reducing the risk of unsecured mobile apps in the workplace.
Ponemon Institute is dedicated to independent research and education that advances responsible information and privacy management practices within business and government. Our mission is to conduct high quality, empirical studies on critical issues affecting the management and security of sensitive information about people and organizations.
Published By: Lookout
Published Date: Mar 28, 2017
In the past year, Gartner has provided guidance on the differences between Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) and mobile security solutions. The excerpts below highlight some key takeaways from recent Gartner research, and Lookout encourages organizations to read the full reports to learn more.
Don’t get me wrong – several aspects of life are much easier now thanks to the existence of the internet and digital technologies. People can jump between mobile, tablet, and desktop to search for vital information. They can read blogs, listen to podcasts, stream their favorite TV shows and keep in touch with people they careabout via social media.
And it lets people shop, anytime and anywhere.
The myriad of options available to today’s consumers allows them to visit the websites of numerous vendors and explore countless products. This is where things begin to get complicated - for shoppers and businesses:
While it’s true to say that humans like choice, its omnipresence is quickly turning into noise. Without appropriate assistance and guidance, consumers are feeling overwhelmed, anxious and unable to make confident decisions.
And, overwhelmed and indecisive customers rarely buy.
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