Microsoft Opens Its Garage, LibreOffice Releases New Version, More News

Friday, February 17th, 2017

Microsoft Opens Its Garage, LibreOffice Releases New Version, More News

When it comes to email, Google’s Gmail still holds a significantly larger marketshare than Microsoft’s Outlook. But keep an eye on the Microsoft space. 
Last July the company unveiled Focused Inbox, its answer to Gmail’s Inbox, which separates important form non-important email.

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5 Ways to Build Customer Loyalty, Embrace the Cloud, More News

Friday, February 17th, 2017

5 Ways to Build Customer Loyalty, Embrace the Cloud, More News

New ‘languages of loyalty’ have emerged, driven by brands experimenting with creative digital experiences — and they’ve changed the dynamics of customer loyalty, according to a new survey by Accenture Strategy.
The report, “Seeing Beyond the Loyalty Illusion: It’s Time you Invest more Wisely,” found organizations that stick to

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Employees Don’t Need Workplace Tools to Be Fun, Just Efficient

Thursday, February 16th, 2017

Employees Don't Need Workplace Tools to Be Fun, Just Efficient

Let’s face it: work isn’t cool.

Organizations have been trying for years to increase employee adoption of tools — and make work fun in the process — by incorporating gamification into the work environment. 
Gamification hasn’t increased employee engagement and motivation the way way organizations hoped it would.

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RapidMiner, KNIME, SAS, IBM Lead Gartner’s MQ for Data Science Analytics

Wednesday, February 15th, 2017

RapidMiner, KNIME, SAS, IBM Lead Gartner's MQ for Data Science Analytics

Gartner gave its analysis of advanced analytics platforms a new name, but retained four of the same vendors as industry leaders for the second consecutive year.
RapidMinerKNIMESAS and IBM  lead Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Data Science Platforms.

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Microsoft Integrates Power BI in SharePoint Online

Monday, February 13th, 2017

Microsoft has made another significant step in pulling SharePoint Online deeper into the wider Office 365 productivity suite.  
In a little remarked-upon announcement on the Power BI blog last week, Senior Program Manager Lukasz Pawlowski announced the availability of the Power BI report web part for SharePoint Online.

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