Massive amounts of data are being created driven by billions of sensors all around us such as cameras, smart phones, cars as well as the large amounts of data across enterprises, education systems and organizations. In the age of big data, artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning and deep learning deliver unprecedented insights in the massive amounts of data
Advertisers are beginning to invest in location insights which give them data on how and why transactions are made in specific places. And with nearly all smartphones equipped with geolocation abilities, advertisements can be made location-aware with improved precision for targeting. Understanding location is key to gaining improved insights.
HERE offers data sets and services that advertisers can use to contextualize consumer movements and habits in the world around them to provide well-timed and relevant advertising.
Published By: MindTouch
Published Date: Mar 18, 2019
Today, the average person has instant access to an immeasurable
quantity of information. Smartphones and mobile devices put it
all at one’s fingertips. It is part of an unprecedented shift that puts
customers squarely in the driver’s seat.
As a result, the balance of power has decisively shifted from sellers
to buyers—from products and services to the customers who
consume them. Companies now face a simple but critical choice:
prioritize the customer experience, or risk going by the wayside.
The companies that thrive are those that obsess over proactively
meeting customer demand for timely and effortless experiences.
Hospitality is a customer-focused industry, with a hotel brand’s reputation and ultimate success dependent on the quality of the experience of its guests. It is no surprise then, that digital transformation efforts within the hospitality sector are focused on technologies that improve the guest experience, from check-in to check-out and everything in between.
Today’s travelers are digitally savvy, using their smartphones and mobile devices for a multitude of tasks. They expect a high-quality connection throughout the property and the ability to perform certain tasks from the hotel’s app, such as checking in and choosing their own room. They expect in-room entertainment beyond basic cable and in-room digital devices they can use to order food, book a massage or control the lighting, for example.
Surviving and thriving amid the global, digital shopping revolution, in which consumers fluidly browse and buy from their smartphones, computers and in store, calls for a supply-chain makeover.
Pressed to offer consumers fast, flexible and even free product fulfillment and delivery in an omnichannel retail landscape, a crowdsourced, collaborative model is taking shape. Traditional roles are blurring as logistics companies, manufacturers and retailers work to meet the growing on-demand economy via the adoption of business intelligence supply chain technologies.
Crime overall is decreasing, but chaotic events such as extreme weather, domestic terrorist attacks, gun violence, and opioid-related emergencies are increasing, requiring highly coordinated response protocols. From raucous inner cities to sleepy suburbs, the scope and nature of these threats demand a new way of thinking and acting — a new, frictionless collaboration among agencies, departments, and vendor partners.1
Ideally, public safety professionals are already fitted with the latest smartphones, laptops, and tablets to receive targeted information about situations, individuals, and locations before they respond. However, when police, fire, EMT, first responders, and even utility companies can communicate and share data via secure channels, the severity and length of incidents may be lessened, and lives can be saved.
This is the next phase of digital age public safety. As more public safety leaders get introduced to sophisticated surveillance and big data technologies, they realize
While it might be desirable to standardize end users on one or two types
of devices that all run the same operating system, most organizations
don’t have that luxury. Today’s users demand an extraordinary level of
flexibility and convenience—which means most organizations support a
vast assortment of endpoints, including laptops and desktops (both PCs
and Macs), tablets and hybrid devices, smartphones, and even wearables
and IoT devices.
Cloud services are a pillar of a digital transformation,
but they have also become a thorn in the side of many
security architects. As data and applications that were
once behind the enterprise firewall began roaming
free—on smartphones, between Internet-of-Things
(IoT) devices, and in the cloud—the threat landscape
expanded rapidly. Security architects scrambled to adjust
their technologies, policies, and procedures. But just
when they thought they had a handle on securing their
cloud-connected enterprises, new business imperatives
indicated that one cloud wasn’t enough.
Modern enterprises operate in a multi-cloud world,
where the threat landscape has reached a new level of
complexity. Security teams are juggling a hodgepodge
of policies, threat reports, and management tools. When
each cloud operates in its own silo, the security architect
has even more difficulty supporting the CISO or CIO with a
coherent, defensible security posture.
"Mobile. It’s where things are going in life and in business. Your coworkers and customers are 2-5 times more likely to access information on their phone than their PC.*
This ebook explores the mobile trends that are transforming how business gets done. Plus, it offers real-world examples of how companies like yours are using the new accessibility to their advantage.
Get those forms and approvals on those phones and tablets! Imagine NDAs, invoices, project proposals, purchase orders, time sheets, RFPs, permissions, reviews, signoffs – you know, those tiresome paper pushing processes – all accessible, transferable, reviewable, approvable, and actionable via any digital device."
Improving the customer experience is a strategic imperative for most
organizations today, but delivering an engaging experience across the growing
number of digital customer touch points can be a daunting challenge.
Organizations must deliver responsive experiences that “play well” on
smartphones, PCs, and tablets. They must publish content to installed app
experiences on mobile and other connected devices, to social channels, and
to email campaigns. They must manage global sites in different languages,
localize the experience for different markets, and — increasingly — personalize
the experience for different customer personas or segments.
A modern digital experience management platform is essential for any
organization hoping to make digital experience delivery a core competency.
IDC interviewed organizations using Adobe Experience Manager Sites (AEM
Sites) to understand the impact of the platform on their ability to create,
manage, and deliver digital experiences. Study participants
There’s no denying that the world has been rocked on its side by some incredible technological
advances that have drastically altered how we live and work. Cellular phones have evolved
from bulky handsets in carry bags to sleek devices that do practically everything. In 2017,
46 percent of surveyed Americans said they use digital voice assistants such as Google
Home or Amazon Echo, with 56.3 million more smart speakers predicted to ship in 2018. In
manufacturing and business, we’re at a point of unprecedented automation. Machines have
taken over a vast number of tasks, including those once thought undoable by machine.
Not long ago, even the most astute executives couldn’t fully anticipate how quickly emerging technologies would transform their business operations — and even their business models.
Laptops, smartphones, and other mobile devices; high-bandwidth wireless networks; and cloud-based computing services have proven to be among the most impactful of these advances, collectively untethering workers from office environments and fundamentally altering work behaviors. employees today work anytime, anywhere while accessing applications and data that reside on company servers and in the cloud.
Cisco Umbrella can help your business overcome these problems, download this whitepaper today to find out more.
Protect the network, use the network to protect students
Your schools use a growing amount of networked information and devices as an essential part of teaching and administration. Research on the Internet, laptops in class, distance learning, and online homework are some of the official technologies that your students use.
Unofficially, this list extends to mobile phones (with cameras), digital music and video players, blogs, instant messaging, social networking sites, and networked or online gaming. Behind the scenes are databases with student information, class schedules, attendance records, copies of exams and answers, financial transactions, and even video surveillance. All of these rely on a robust and secure network infrastructure.
Cisco Umbrella can provides these, download this whitepaper to find out more!
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Massive amounts of data are being created driven by
billions of sensors all around us such as cameras, smart
phones, cars as well as the large amounts of data across
enterprises, education systems and organizations. In
the age of big data, artificial intelligence (AI), machine
learning and deep learning deliver unprecedented
insights in the massive amounts of data.
Digital technology is so intrinsic to our personal lives that we barely think
about the fitness trackers and smartphones that are as much a part of
us as the clothing we wear. For organizations, the shift to digital is more
disruptive and the stakes far higher. Digital transformation has been high
on the executive agenda for a few years and, for many, harnessing data
has become a significant force for value and revenue creation.
Agility has emerged as an organizational superpower as businesses
grapple with change and uncertainty in their own customer bases and in
the global political and economic landscape. IT has been thrust into the
spotlight as the unwitting hero of the story – tasked with delivering on
the digital vision, implementing all manner of applications and building
firm infrastructure foundations to support the latest digital initiatives.
In an increasingly on-demand world, it is this final point that often gets
overlooked in the rush for the next shiny new technologies. E
Today more than ever, business wins depend on teamwork. And the teams that make things happen are bigger, more diverse, and more distributed than ever. People are working at home, in coffee shops, and on the road. They span multiple time zones. They use every imaginable device, relying heavily on their mobile phones. They grapple with deadlines because their tools don’t connect. With so much to manage, people are challenged to be truly present and focused in the moment. To make the most of each opportunity and maintain business momentum, they need tools that allow them to work intuitively. Effortlessly. That fade into the background, leaving them free to keep focused, stay engaged, get inspired, innovate. That allow them to connect as if they were in person, when they’re not.
To learn from industry experts on how collaboration works, Download Report!
When it comes to scheduling employees, restaurants have a lot of choices. There’s paper, sticky notes, emails and spreadsheets. But as managing labor gets more complex and employees turn more and more to their phones, these old-school methods just aren’t getting the job done.
This puts most restaurant operators in one or two categories: either they’ve already adopted an online scheduling software to manage their workforce, or they know they need to make the switch. This ebook will show you how easy it is to use employee scheduling software and how much time it can save everyone in your organization.
The retail shopper is changing rapidly. To keep up, so must the retail industry. The internet, online shopping, mobile communications, smartphones, tablets and more turning traditional shoppers into something else entirely: connected shoppers. Today’s shoppers can now shop online, on either a computer or mobile device, as well as in brick-and-mortar stores. For retailers, the implications are huge.
In this complex new environment, there are two vital questions. First, as a retailer, how do you create differentiated value that will enable you to stand out from the crowd? Second, how can you strengthen customer relationships, build loyalty, increase sales and maximize profitability?
"From APIs to employee-owned smartphones, there are more access points to corporate data than ever before. Have businesses updated their security strategies to reflect this explosion of new targets for potential breaches? In June 2017, Google commissioned Forrester Consulting to examine how security experts think about endpoint security and learn how the cloud is helping businesses address new vulnerabilities.
Download the Forrester report and find out more."
From professional services and hospitality to healthcare and retail, businesses thrive when they have fast, reliable Internet connections. You need reliable connections to send sales transactions, upload files, transmit payroll data, and take advantage of cloud-based applications for sales, finance, and shipping. Then remember all of the different devices in your office – like mobile phones, wearables, tablets, and even desktop phones – and the need becomes even greater.
Students and teachers at Belleville Township High School District now rely on Ruckus Networks to stay connected to laptops, tablets, and smartphones. With Ruckus Cloud Wi-Fi, the IT team at Belleville Township High School District is able to access and manage WLANs with a click of a button.
Read this case study to learn why they chose Ruckus Cloud Wi-Fi, allowing Belleville to take classroom learning to the next level.
Mobile devices are everywhere. 95% of UK millennials now use smartphones1; and it’s estimated that across the globe, nearly a billion more people now use mobile phones today than did five years ago.2 Mobile commerce will continue to grow as smartphones continue to be adopted. For example, forecasts for Europe’s EU 5 (France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the United Kingdom) show mCommerce will account for 43.8% of eCommerce sales by 2020, compared to 32.9% in 2016.3 As fraud teams determine which orders to accept or reject, fraud managers are key to providing a seamless mobile checkout experience. But they also need to protect their business from fraud – and from the damage it can cause to bottom line, customer experience and brand.