Media coverage of Second Life typically favors the opinions of industry analysts and naysayers. All too often, the concerns of regular users are overlooked. In October 2007, as part of a larger survey, we asked more than 800 Second Life residents what advice they would give to real-world organizations establishing a presence in Second Life.
The Magic Quadrant is an independent analysis of the integrated systems vendors. Gartner determined the vendor placement based on each company's ability to execute and completeness of vision. According to Gartner, VCE is cited as a leader in the leader's quadrant by having a solid track record, significant presence, strong vision and innovation, as well as a clear understanding of the market.
Online, mobile, omnichannel, untethered, data mining, automation, and remote
communication are all now buzzwords surrounding the new technologies and resources
financial institutions have to help them re-invent their branch experience. Capabilities are
available today that were not imagined a decade ago. This is an exciting time for those
institutions that can look to the future and enhance their offerings.
While technology is driving change, it can also be a tremendous challenge for financial
institutions as they work to keep pace and even take advantage of the dramatic shift in
customer needs and expectations. Millennials, baby boomers, small businesses – all are
important market segments with very different wants and needs. Driven by technology,
the new demand is for a complete online presence, complemented by more flexibility in
personalized services, and specialized expertise available in every branch.
Suffice it to say, financial institutions of all sizes and in every geography a
Published By: Godfrey
Published Date: Oct 24, 2008
B-to-B Strategic Search has been created by Godfrey to provide the customer-centric, content-driven approach needed for successful business-to-business search performance. It uses all available tools to help B-to-B marketers achieve a presence in the search results of users who are looking for their technology or product. It thus includes both search engine optimization (SEO), the practice of modifying your site to improve organic search results, and search engine marketing (SEM), or paid search.
As of May 25, 2018, organizations around the world—not just those based in the EU—need to be prepared to meet the requirements outlined within the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Those requirements apply to any organization doing business with any of the more than 700 million EU residents, whether or not it has a physical presence in the EU.
IBM® Security can help your organization secure and protect personal data with a holistic GDPR-focused Framework that includes software, services and GDPR-specific tools. With deep industry expertise, established delivery models and key insights gained from helping organizations like yours navigate complex regulatory environments, IBM is well positioned to help you assess your needs, identify your challenges and get your GDPR program up and running.
By combining communications tools such as instant messaging, presence, telephony, unified messaging, video conferencing, data sharing, and email, the technology known as unified communications (UC) lets your employees communicate and collaborate,
If your company already uses Microsoft Lync for instant messaging, web presence and conferencing, you probably know that unified communications and collaboration (UC&C) means running all communications vehicles on a single, common, unified platform.
UC combines voice, email, instant messaging (IM), audio conferencing, and video conferencing with presence awareness to immediately locate and contact individuals. HP's collaborative and modular approach to UC increases business productivity, reduces risks, and reduces telecommunications costs, helping you reach people more effectively, and helping your customers and partners reach you. Learn more
It wasn’t long ago that being on the cutting edge of business meant having a website where customers could purchase your products, but that quickly changed. Soon, it wasn’t enough just to have an e-commerce presence; you had to offer an interactive and engaging customer experience (see Web 2.0).
Now the standard has shifted once again; in order to truly compete in the modern economy, your business needs to have a mobile storefront on smart phones and tablets. Without this mobile presence, you’ll lose business to competitors who have them.
With this new challenge comes high risk as well as great reward. With mobility, the client side of your applications is more important than ever. Instead of accessing your website from the safe confines of work or home, your customers can now perform sensitive transactions anywhere. As a result, mobile applications, and the devices and data they interact with, can now be more easily attacked.
So, you want to take your company global? For many organizations, forward growth means international expansion. While you may recognize the need for this growth, making it happen is another matter.
In order to expand into new markets, you’ll need to identify your growth strategy, navigate unclear rules and regulations, understand cultural differences, and so much more. There are many complex considerations when growing your business globally – many of which you didn’t need to address in order to grow domestically.
Published By: Hubspot
Published Date: Apr 23, 2013
It's a big job, for sure, but one your agency can handle with the right skill set. This 70+ page ebook covers all the crucial aspects of online branding, and will help your agency build out new or refine existing branding services.
Published By: Hubspot
Published Date: Apr 23, 2013
67% of B2C companies and 41% of B2B companies have acquired a customer from Facebook. With over 955 million people on Facebook, there are probably some customers waiting for you on there, too. Are you using Facebook as a customer acquisition tool yet?
Tough times require tough actions. Business as usual is not enough. In today's economic environment, you are asked to do more with less -- at lower risk. During this Webinar, you will hear from two IBM WebSphere Portal customers about how their portal solutions have helped them reduce costs, improve productivity, and grow revenue. Come prepared with questions and leave with new ideas and answers!
IBM Lotus® Sametime® software is an award- winning platform for realtime collaboration. For years, organizations of all types have taken advantage of the Lotus Sametime platform’s powerful, security-enhanced features, such as integrated presence awareness, instant messaging (IM), Web conferencing, voice and video, to help people quickly find, reach and collaborate with each other.
Today, your company's digital presence is your reputation and your brand. But websites and other IT assets are vulnerable to security breaches, downtime and data loss—all of which can negatively affect your reputation and competitive position. Read this paper, commissioned by IBM with leading analyst Forrester to learn how IT security decision makers across the globe are doing more with less by outsourcing key security tasks.
Researched and compiled independently by Chartis, the RiskTech100® evaluates and ranks the world’s most influential risk technology providers based on a range of criteria. IBM retains its top position in the 2014 RiskTech® 100 rankings with top scores for functionality, market presence and innovation. The Chartis report is acknowledged globally as one of the most comprehensive and prestigious studies of risk technology vendors. The report also tracks key trends and developments in the risk technology marketplace. Read the report to learn how IBM can support your risk and compliance efforts to drive business performance and better outcomes.
Your customers are constantly mobile. Without a mobile engagement strategy, you run the risk of losing contact with your customers and losing brand loyalty. To maintain a heightened level of contact, you must embrace the continuous presence of mobile device.
IDC collected and analyzed data on 11 MSSPs within the 2014 IDC MarketScape worldwide managed security services market assessment. While the market arena for MSS is very broad and there are many suppliers that offer these services, IDC narrowed down the field of players that participate in worldwide MSS based on the following criteria: Service capability across the MSS life cycle; Revenue and Geographic presence.
Security managers should evaluate MSSPs for enterprise scale operations, multinational and local presence, and effective threat management and compliance capabilities. Use this Magic Quadrant to evaluate MSSPs to support global service requirements, regional presence and leading-edge services.
Do Android’s dessert-named updates improve device and data security enough to work for the enterprise?
Android has long ruled the consumer market. Now, the latest security advancements from Google and device manufacturers, and support for Android by leading EMM solution providers, are expanding its presence in the enterprise. To help ensure security and compliance with industry standards and government regulations, enterprises need a way to protect and manage the wide range of available devices, versions, and idiosyncrasies of the world’s most popular mobile operating system.
Only a handful of industries have been transformed by the digital age the way banking has. Internet and mobile banking, digital wallets, and a raft of new and innovative products have redefined “the bank” from a local, brick-and-mortar branch to an anytime-anywhere process. The new banking environment has opened opportunities for national, regional, and community banks alike, which are no longer constrained to serve only customers located in the areas where they maintain a physical branch presence. But it has also brought challenges associated with collecting, processing, analyzing, storing, and protecting vast amounts of new data, from multiple locations and sources.