The Evolution of Web Experience in the Midst of SharePoint 2013 Hullabaloo

Though it felt as if the week began and ended with Microsoft, those of us who weren’t playing with the shiny new Office and SharePoint toys had a lot of reading to keep us busy. We read how content marketing is a natural evolution in web engagement, got tips on how to create content and Read more about The Evolution of Web Experience in the Midst of SharePoint 2013 Hullabaloo[…]

Facebook Testing Sponsored Results for Search

Facebook is upping its range of advertising possibilities. The popular social media site is testing Sponsored Results, which are ads that show up in the Facebook search area. This kind of advertising allows a company to potentially direct competitors’ traffic to its offerings. For instance, if a user, looking for the Facebook page of Justin Read more about Facebook Testing Sponsored Results for Search[…]

Autonomy’s Former CEO Mike Lynch is Primed to Create a Tech Start-up Fund

Does anyone remember Mike Lynch? Autonomy’s Mike Lynch, the one that bailed out of HP when Autonomy figures started heading south just after it was bought by HP? According to reports that are appearing on the financial news wires, Mike Lynch is about to set up a technology investment fund. It is impossible to stick Read more about Autonomy’s Former CEO Mike Lynch is Primed to Create a Tech Start-up Fund[…]

Pinterest Locks Out Hacked Accounts, Investigates Security Breach

Pinterest has been locking user accounts due to suspicious activity, after a string of disappearing or changed user data. But as the source of the security breach is still being determined, users are advised to keep their passwords unique and to make sure they don’t fall victim to social engineering attacks. Malicious hackers are getting more Read more about Pinterest Locks Out Hacked Accounts, Investigates Security Breach[…]

A Week in Google: Results, APIs, Jelly Bean and Marissa Mayer

Google records rising profits, but even that isn’t enough to keep one of its highest profile employees. While, in the trenches, the Pages API is opened up, Android Jelly Bean goes to phone makers and Google’s lawyers continue to bargain around the world.  Google Steps Up A Gear This week Google reported a 10% increase Read more about A Week in Google: Results, APIs, Jelly Bean and Marissa Mayer[…]

Microsoft Doesn’t Advise You Customize SharePoint 2013

A couple of years ago I wrote here about the dangers of “look and feel fever” when working on SharePoint projects. This is where the UI of a SharePoint implementation is customized, and the client subsequently becomes obsessed with what the system looks like rather than what it offers functionally. It is with this in Read more about Microsoft Doesn’t Advise You Customize SharePoint 2013[…]

HP Launches Converged Cloud Solutions for APAC, Japan

Customers from the Asia Pacific and Japan region are found to prefer simple cloud solutions, and Hewlett-Packard wants to encourage businesses to adopt cloud deployments by offering pre-bundled kits to make things simpler to launch and manage. The HP Converged Cloud solutions are being launched in the region with simplicity and cost-savings in mind. Simplicity Read more about HP Launches Converged Cloud Solutions for APAC, Japan[…]

Oracle Extends Cloud Applications Portfolio with Skire Acquisition

Larry Ellison has been wandering around town again with his checkbook out. This time he has bought Skire, a provider of program and facilities management software. With this buy, Oracle adds further functionality to complement its already extensive range of applications in the cloud, as well, of course, as its on-premise applications. The reason that Read more about Oracle Extends Cloud Applications Portfolio with Skire Acquisition[…]

Econsultancy Report Looks at Web Personalization

More than half of digital marketers believe that the ability to personalize web content is fundamental to their online strategy, but measurements to determine ROI differ. Those are two key takeaways from a new report by research firm Econsultancy.  Its latest Quarterly Digital Intelligence briefing, sponsored by Adobe and available for US$ 400 from Econsultancy, Read more about Econsultancy Report Looks at Web Personalization[…]