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It’s that time of year again, Cyber Week 2017.  Black Friday and Cyber Monday are a few days away and Retailers have been scrambling for months to make sure everything goes right this week.  We will be providing this live blog like we did in 2016, 2015 and 2014.  Through the course of ...
Shelly Palmer talks with Jennifer Lahmers and Sukanya Krishnan on Fox 5 about Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals and how to avoid phishing scams. Original Airdate: November 21, 2017 The post Shopping Tips For Black Friday And Cyber Monday originally appeared here on Shelly Palmer
Is there anyone who is yet to hear about Phone Gap development? The post Delivering Mobility Solutions for Ceramic Tiles Industry appeared first on .
Last week, I took time from my “day job” to spend at the Gartner ITOSS conference in Orlando, and it was worth the investment. From the education sessions and keynotes to engaging with our customers to meeting with Gartner analysts, I walked away with a sense of rejuvenation regarding ...
Automatic and multidimensional performance baselining of all your service requests is a powerful way to quickly detect abnormal behavior in your environment. While baseline violations serve as great trigger events for initiating deeper problem analysis, not all potential real user impa...
Mobile shopping is currently experiencing massive growth. According to a forecast written by BI Intelligence, it will reach $284 billion by 2020. This makes 45% of the total U.S. eCommerce market. Interestingly enough, online shopping can get quite stressful. A balance will need to be ...
Last Saturday, our washer and dryer decided to call it quits after 14 years of amazing service. As you can imagine, this is a major crisis for family with children. P0 priority! All hands on deck! Therefore, Sunday at 7 AM, we were in front of our local Home Depot in a hurry to replace...
The holiday shopping season, a time when Americans flock to the malls or online to find those must-have gifts, is about to kick off. Kids are pouring over catalogs and compiling their wish lists, adults are looking at the Black Friday ads to find the best bargain, and retailers are hop...
As we head into the Thanksgiving weekend with thoughts of relaxing with family and friends, there are a group of folks who will still be working or on call the whole time. The Dev and Operations teams of major online stores will have been preparing for this period for many months. Cybe...
With the holiday shopping season kicking off later this week, the big question is: Will IT Complexity Jeopardize Retailers’ Digital Performance this Black Friday/Cyber Monday? According to recent data, this Cyber Monday is expected to be the largest online shopping day in history, with...
Apple iPad Air 2 has been considered to be the best & light iPad & this iPad is not only light but also it looks quite simple as well as The post Apple iPad Air 2 appeared first on Technology News and Reviews | A2Z Support.
The Internet is an ever-growing repository of data – data which can be accessed publicly, and data that is either personal or highly classified which can only be accessed by those authorized to do so (in an ideal world, at least). There are a number of ways in which this data can be st...
The Beginning of Your Digital Identity This somewhat dates me (as I just recently celebrated my half-century birthday)…I remember my Radio Shack TRS-80 color display computer with a dial-up modem connection to the CompuServe Information Service (CIS) in the early 1980′s. I ...
Holiday shopping season is upon us once again and we know what you’re thinking—”Already!?” While shoppers still have a month or so before having to worry about the dreaded holiday music haunting them every time they step into a store, retailers should already be in the fina...
Nearly every workflow is initially managed through email. Take a leave request, for example. You send your manager an email, she replies with an approval. You forward the email to HR for record-keeping. Done. Email is where almost all of... The post Email + Spreadsheets: The Original C...
In the mid-1990s, online shopping took the world by storm with the launch of eBay. These days, the average brick-and-mortar retailer has invested just as much time and planning into its online sales as its floor sales, and many startups skip the physical storefront altogether for a bri...
Cyber Monday is the name that marketers give to the Monday after Thanksgiving. It is a vital date in the retail calendar, with millions of consumers around the world logging on to the web each year to find great deals on holiday gifts for their friends and family. Traditionally, many r...
In case you haven’t noticed, the retail industry is shifting its focus to mobile. Whether it’s the flash sale online shopping during Black Friday and Cyber Monday, or just a regular day in a brick-and-mortar store, costumers are looking for a mobile experience—and a great one, at that....
Cyber Monday—the Monday after Thanksgiving in the US—may be a relic of a bygone era of slow, dial-up, at-home Internet connections but remains the biggest online shopping day of the year for US e-commerce sites. While Cyber Monday may make or break the year for some online retailers, o...
Unique Consumers and Unique ProfilesSmartphones, laptops, PCs and in-store visits have made path-to-purchase journeys very complex and confusing for online retailers to recognize and support.  Consumers can search and discover products and services using a smartphone on their way ...
Black Friday weekend has ended, and apparently, ‘tis the season to be failing. Over the course of four days, the eCommerce industry saw a handful of its giants experience major outages. This kind of thing tends to happen every holiday shopping season—one or more high-profile sites crum...
The online holiday shopping season starts in earnest this week. Our benchmark e-commerce sites have been picked out, our tests have been set up, now we’ll see how well eRetailers have heeded our advice and the lessons of the past. Who we’re watching: We’ll be monitoring availability an...
In just a little over two weeks, the online holiday shopping season begins in earnest over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, culminating in Cyber Monday. By now, most eCommerce sites have finalized their code, have a plan in place to ensure a quality online experience for their custome...
Online shopping is one of the biggest drivers of revenue and customer loyalty for the retail industry, especially during holiday season. However, preparing for the holidays comes with its own requirements for stakeholders as well. Any potential downtime or system crashes can directly i...
This time of the year is a busy one for most families and students as they prepare for the end of summer and the start of school. Being ready for a return to the classroom means shopping—and back to school (BTS) shopping is BIG business. According to the National Retail Federation, ave...
By Scott Edwards Jason Bloomberg recently wrote a great blog on how these microservices are a lot like Lego building blocks, helping developers “mix and match […]
As much as I like to promote and evangelize mobile technologies and mobile commerce, it remains in its infancy.  Here are some of our latest research numbers for your review:42.8% of 5,000 survey participants typically use computers only for online shopping activities.73% of 5,000...
Welcome to Mobile Industry News and Strategies, an online newsletter made up of the most interesting news, articles and links related to mobile commerce and marketing, mobile payments, mobile money, e-wallets, mobile banking, mobile ads and mobile security that I run across each week. ...
Digital Transformation is the process of updating your business and IT infrastructure to align with today's and tomorrow's consumers.  If your customers are adopting technologies and changing their path-to-purchase journeys at a pace that is faster than you can deliver, then you a...
Welcome to Mobile Industry News and Strategies, an online newsletter made up of the most interesting news, articles and links related to mobile commerce and marketing, mobile payments, mobile money, e-wallets, mobile banking, mobile ads and mobile security that I run across each week. ...
With more than $20 billion dollars in total consumer spending, Mother’s Day is the third largest retail event of the year, right after the winter holidays and back-to-school. While more and more people are shopping online for Mother’s Day, many of these shoppers don’t...
Mother’s Day is a holiday loaded with antici-ppointment – that is the anticipation of something great and the expectation that things won’t turn out like you want. SOASTA teamed up with the Harris Poll and surveyed moms across America and discovered that 40 percent of US moms have been...
The Mobile Commerce News Weekly is an online newsletter made up of the most interesting news, articles and links related to mobile commerce and marketing, mobile payments, mobile money, e-wallets, mobile banking, mobile ads and mobile security that I run across each week.  I am sp...
The Mobile Commerce News Weekly is an online newsletter made up of the most interesting news, articles and links related to mobile commerce and marketing, mobile payments, mobile money, e-wallets, mobile banking, mobile ads and mobile security that I run across each week.  I am sp...
The Mobile Commerce News Weekly is an online newsletter made up of the most interesting news, articles and links related to mobile commerce and marketing, mobile payments, mobile money, e-wallets, mobile banking, mobile ads and mobile security that I run across each week.  I am sp...
The Mobile Commerce News Weekly is an online newsletter made up of the most interesting news, articles and links related to mobile commerce and marketing, mobile payments, mobile money, e-wallets, mobile banking, mobile ads and mobile security that I run across each week.  I am sp...
Ah, the holidays. A great occasion to spend quality time with your family, eat a little too much, and indulge on the fantastic shopping deals. Online shopping during Black Friday and Cyber Monday account for a critical chunk of a retailer’s yearly revenue. Any downtime or abnormal slow...
The Mobile Commerce News Weekly is an online newsletter made up of the most interesting news, articles and links related to mobile commerce and marketing, mobile payments, mobile money, e-wallets, mobile banking, mobile ads and mobile security that I run across each week.  I am sp...
Has online shopping become boring? Every website shows you grids of categories and products, with cross-sells and up-sells. Scroll down and you might see a few reviews. Somewhere are the same add coupons, sign up for our emails, and free shipping offers you’ve probably seen a hundred t...
The Mobile Commerce News Weekly is an online newsletter made up of the most interesting news, articles and links related to mobile commerce and marketing, mobile payments, mobile money, e-wallets, mobile banking, mobile ads and mobile security that I run across each week.  I am sp...