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Three Reasons to Start Testing Buy on Social Now

by Kirsten Newbold  |  August 28, 2015

Over the last few months more social media platforms have jumped on the commerce bandwagon, leaving brands wondering how and when to try monetizing their audience so directly.  This year...

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Nothing new happens where I live

by Bruce Robertson  |  August 28, 2015

Here again is a new service offering that I'd like to use -- but can't.  Not in Minneapolis where I live. Not for people my age. What service?  Facebook's new...

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Critical Capabilities for Retail Assortment Management

by Robert Hetu  |  August 27, 2015

CIOs and technology professionals who are seeking Retail Assortment Management Applications (RAMAs) now have the most comprehensive research on the topic.  The Magic Quadrant for Merchandise Assortment Management Applications  was...

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Carbon3D and Google Further Validate 3D Printing's Promise - Is There More To It?

by Pete Basiliere  |  August 25, 2015

$100 million investment in Carbon3D is evidence of the potential value in the 3D printing market — not just from the printers, but also from 3D print file creation, storage...

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Big Data Isn’t Obsolete. It’s Normal. 

by Nick Heudecker  |  August 20, 2015

Each July and August sees the publication of the Gartner Hype Cycles. Hype Cycles offer an overview of the relative maturity of technologies, services and business disciplines in a certain...

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Dancing with Social CRM Vendors

by Jenny Sussin  |  August 19, 2015

How suite it is to be in the social CRM market these days! Following a round of acquisitions from 2009-2013, the pace of acquisitions in the social CRM market seemed to...

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A Rising Tide Lifts All Boats

by Carol Rozwell  |  August 19, 2015

Lately, we've received a raft of questions on how to use new technologies to make the organization more appealing to a "younger generation" of workers. The implication is that the...

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The Start of a Different Sage?!

by Robert Anderson  |  August 14, 2015

One can only hope.  By all appearances that seems to be the case.  IMHO opinion for the last decade Sage has been mired in the past, disbelieving and distrusting that...

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Twitter's DM Change Impacts Social Customer Service

by Jenny Sussin  |  August 14, 2015

Two days ago, Twitter changed the character limit on direct messaging from the classic 140 characters to 10,000 characters. While the change was likely motivated by Twitter's desire to expand...

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Google Creates Its Own Parent - What Does It Mean For Technology Providers?

by Rajesh Kandaswamy  |  August 13, 2015

Google announced that they are creating a new parent ‘Alphabet’. Alphabet will be a collection of companies, with Google being the largest revenue generating one among them. Others in the...

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