Archive: September, 2011

INFOGRAPHIC: How Frequent Fliers Use Social Networking Services And Airline Loyalty Programs

INFOGRAPHIC: How Frequent Fliers Use Social Networking Services And Airline Loyalty Programs

Here’s something you might not be aware of: over 80 percent of people who participate in an airline’s loyalty program never obtain enough miles to redeem a flight, while those who do obtain enough miles fly so often that they’re unlikely to want to fly again.

Social Networking: How Powerful Are Your Social Circles?

Social Networking: How Powerful Are Your Social Circles?

In a recent Harvard Business Review blog, David Armano writes about the six pillars of influence that leads to measurably favorable outcomes.

10 of the Weirdest Social Networks

10 of the Weirdest Social Networks

At the last count, 33% of the world’s population were online. The chances are then, that out of all of those billions of people people spread across the continents of the world and over the rolling oceans, there are going to be a few interesting individuals.

Social Wars: The Enterprise Strikes Back

Social Wars: The Enterprise Strikes Back

In the transition to Enterprise 2.0 capitalism, the incumbent provider of the 1.0 IT infrastructure generally wins with its bolt-on, all-in-one 2.0 offering. Second of a three-part series.

Social Wars: A New Hope

Social Wars: A New Hope

It’s still early days in the transition to Enterprise 2.0 capitalism. To understand how it’s playing out, consider where the action is: the IT sales cycle. First of a three-part series.

SaaS CRM Market Set to Triple by 2015: AMI Report

SaaS CRM Market Set to Triple by 2015: AMI Report

Software-as-a-service customer relationship management is poised for continued growth in the SMB space, AMI finds.

Future of smartphone apps in HTML?

Future of smartphone apps in HTML?

Native smartphone applications may be a thing of the past due to the advent of HTML5. According to a recent study by A.T. Kearney, the global strategy consultancy, HTML5 will revolutionise the apps market, addressing some significant flaws from both a consumer and economic perspective.

Data may actually be safer in the cloud: report

Data may actually be safer in the cloud: report

Security has been a showstopper for cloud for some time. Is it now becoming cloud’s best selling point?

4 Key Considerations for Scaling Your Database

4 Key Considerations for Scaling Your Database

Scalability is one of the biggest buzzwords around the cloud ecosystem. Scalability of the database tier, in particular, takes center stage these days.

Enterprise app makers not fully embracing HTML5 just yet

Enterprise app makers not fully embracing HTML5 just yet

While developers working on business apps agree that development of HTML5 is coming along, they’re not ready to abandon native applications. At Mobilize 2011, the theme was hybrid.

9 Essential Resources for User Interface Designers

9 Essential Resources for User Interface Designers

Designing a great user interface can be a challenge, even for the most seasoned designer. Countless factors need to be taken into consideration and the difference between a good UI and a great one often boils down to paying close attention to the smallest details.

Buyer’s Guide: Social networking adds another layer to CRM practices

Buyer’s Guide: Social networking adds another layer to CRM practices

As with any new technology, the social network does not push away everything that has gone on before. Companies still receive paper mail, telephone calls, e-mails, web contacts and so on.