Archive for September, 2016

Data-Driven Days: Strata + Hadoop World, Workday Rising, More News

Friday, September 30th, 2016

Data-Driven Days: Strata + Hadoop World, Workday Rising, More News

Oracle founder Larry Ellison would like you to believe he isn’t worried about the competition — whether it’s coming from established technology industry giants like IBM, Microsoft and SAP or big data/cloud era natives like MapR, Tableau and Workday.

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Data-Driven Days: Strata + Hadoop World, Workday Rising, More News



Microsoft Doubles Down on Digital Transformation at Ignite

Friday, September 30th, 2016

Twenty-three thousand technology professionals gathered in Atlanta this week to learn about Microsoft’s vision for the future
A constant theme throughout the Ignite conference was Digital Transformation. Exponential growth in data and content, and advances in mobile computing are driving organizations of all sizes and industries to transform

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How Gamification Enhances the Customer Experience

Friday, September 30th, 2016

How Gamification Enhances the Customer Experience

Everyone knows how critical positive customer experiences are. The problem is too many companies focus solely on improving individual touchpoints, without looking at the entire customer journey.
When companies view touchpoints on an individual basis, it can be easy to think your customers’ experiences are positive.

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What it Takes to Be an Effective Manager Today

Friday, September 30th, 2016

What it Takes to Be an Effective Manager Today

We are going through a management crisis. 
Gallup found that 50 percent of workers who quit their jobs left due to issues with management, supporting the idea that employees leave bosses, not jobs. 
Employees today are looking for companies with less layers of management and more freedom in the workplace.

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Reabble Is a Web-Based RSS Reader Made for the Kindle

Friday, September 30th, 2016

The Amazon Kindle is a great ereader, but it is not particularly feature-rich. Reabble is a simple little RSS reader optimized to work inside the Kindles experimental browser to make reading articles less of a chore.

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