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Mark Zuckerberg must be looking to Asia for inspiration for the kind of platform Facebook Messenger could become. Here’s one idea: An integration with popular car-hailing service Uber that would be beneficial to both companies and, presumably, their users. Such a deal could be a first ...
Yesterday Facebook with its stock soaring to new heights, exceeded IBM in terms of market value. This morning, it’s slightly less (IBM at $194B vs Facebook at $193B). However Facebook is higher than Oracle’s value and is the third largest … Continue reading →
David Walters joins as CTO of leading automotive diagnostics provider to help shape delivery of its multi-channel, multi-device strategy.James Bagan comes onboard to accelerate European Sales growth. 25 JULY 2014 - Wheatley, Oxfordshire. Autologic Diagnostics today announced the appoin...
How do you keep people engaged after telling them “no”? That’s often a question with which leaders wrestle, knowing that saying “no” can be demoralizing, and even push employees to start... Follow The Fast Track on Twitter: http://twitter
Walk into your doctor’s office and you’ll likely witness the trappings of those last holdouts of the digital revolution.  As you enter, you will be dazzled by the patchwork curtain of color-coded manila folders behind the reception desk, each one plump with personal data, most of it ou...
Walk into your doctor’s office and you’ll likely witness the trappings of those last holdouts of the digital revolution.  As you enter, you will be dazzled by the patchwork curtain of color-coded manila folders behind the reception desk, each one plump with personal data, most of it ou...
Ok, so you know I love Gary Vaynerchuk . What makes me a big fan of Gary is that what he says gets to the heart of the matter and in this case that matter is how businesses, including health clubs, are marketing in 2014. By the way if you missed him at IHRSA this year I'm sorry becaus...
Washington, DC, July 24, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Today, the national nonprofit Voto Latino, MSNBC and the filmmakers of the documentary Underwater Dreams, announced a collaboration to cultivate Latino talent in the tech industry through the VL Innovators Challenge. The collaboration will co...
When we started opentaps nine years ago, our goal was to create great business software from open source.  And have we ever!  Most people wouldn’t have believed that enterprise-class open source ERP and CRM was possible, but we did it — thanks to Linux, Apache, MySQL, Postg...
A key development for the Internet of Things will be the evolution and emergence of the ‘Cloud Name System’, a directory system for Cloud applications in the same way DNS (Domain Name System) works for the web and email. Lori MacVittie wrote a while back about the need for an ‘SNS’ ...
The market for continuing education in technical fields is exploding, but are re-skilling efforts worth it? The answer is: it depends on your situation. According to the 2014 Udemy Skills Index, an... Follow The Fast Track on Twitter: http://tw
No matter how well you plan out your team’s work, you might occasionally need to delegate an urgent project at the last-minute. Here’s how to do it without sending your team into rebellion or causing... Follow The Fast Track on Twitter: http://
The Mobility News Weekly is an online newsletter made up of the most interesting news and articles related to enterprise mobility that I run across each week.  I am specifically targeting information that reflects market data and trends.Also read Connected Globe News WeeklyAlso re...
Company is re-engineering solutions and processes to optimise for cloud-based deliveryExpanding scale and reach of cloud-based applications and partners to meet growing demand Commits to greater simplification for faster provisioning and reduced resource requirements Guildford, UK - Ju...
Advertisers now able to drive performance advertising campaigns in new territories with Criteo's expanded operationsNew York - 24 July, 2014 - Criteo (NASDAQ: CRTO), the performance advertising technology company, today announced that it has enhanced its operational capabilities enabli...
Software company positioned as sole European vendor in Gartner Magic Quadrant for CRM Customer Engagement Center during successful Q2 2014Reading and Singapore, 24th July 2014, Global multichannel customer interaction software company Eptica today announced record revenues, with Q2 rev...
While the internet has completely changed the way in which we conduct our personal business, it has also brought with it a boatload of security issues. It seems that barely a day passes without another new security breach affecting everyday consumers. Digital criminals work by compromi...
Thursday 24 July, 2014 With around 50% of start-up businesses failing in their first few years,  EA Worldwide Acquisitions question whether enough is being done to support entrepreneurs, and if entrepreneurship should be considered a higher priority in education. The vie...
Join me at 9 AM PDST, Thursday, July 24th for a lively discussion with 451 Research and HP on the topics of enterprise mobility, mobile printing, mobile strategies and trends. ************************************************************************ Kevin BenedictWriter, Speaker, Edito...
Brussels, Belgium, July 23, 2014 --(PR.com)-- JONCKERS, a leading provider of localization and translation services, announced today that they have opened a new operational center in Colorado. The new North American office will allow for better service to US markets, particularly in t...
Tactics without strategy are dangerous. ~ Robert LeonhardIf you believe as the authors of the new book Code Halos do, that data is the new competitive arena for businesses, then you will want to develop a strategy in order to compete.  What might that strategy look like? &nbs...
Welcome to the Mobile Cyber Security News Weekly, our newest online newsletter. Mobile Cyber Security will focus on the most interesting news, articles and links related to mobile and cyber security, mobile malware, mobile application management, cyber warfare (and more!) that I run ac...
I recently spoke to S. Chris Edmonds, who is the founder and CEO of The Purposeful Culture Group. After a 15-year career leading and managing successful business teams, Chris began his consulting... Follow The Fast Track on Twitter: http://twit
Contributed by Katie Burke, Government Program Specialist at Laserfiche.    “Going digital” has been a topic of conversation in government for many years, yet very few organizations have actually mastered the concept. Digitization brings benefits such as reduced costs, increased effici...
Contributed by Katie Burke, Government Program Specialist at Laserfiche.    “Going digital” has been a topic of conversation in government for many years, yet very few organizations have actually mastered the concept. Digitization brings benefits such as reduced costs, increased effici...
23rd July 2014, London - SalesMethods, a premium Salesforce partner, which specialises in delivering software and services to drive high performance sales in Salesforce.com, today announced its most successful year to date. During the most recent fiscal year, SalesMethods experienced a...
UPnP+ demonstration for Cloud and IoT to take place at IBC 2014Amsterdam - 23 July 2014: Global home networking standards group, UPnP Forum, is driving UPnP+ forward, using the Cloud to connect the Internet of Things (IoT) to the things you will have in your home and make those things...
New analytics solution mines for customer and market insights across vast volumes of dataLondon, UK and Oslo, Norway and New York, NY: 23 July 2014: Confirmit today announces the launch of Confirmit Genius™, an innovative software solution for text and social media analytics. Con...
LONDON - 23rd July 2014 - Cornerstone OnDemand (NASDAQ:CSOD) announced today that Atkins, one of the world's leading design, engineering and project management consultancies, has selected Cornerstone's unified, cloud-based talent management software, including solutions for learning an...
New mX platform designed to cut datacentre migrations by a thirdXceed Group brings 420 years of IT Change Leadership knowledge and 270 years of datacentre management experience to accelerate enterprise migrations via its new mX platformLondon, Edinburgh, Dublin & New York, 23 July ...
Atlanta, GA, July 23, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Insight Global, a Staffing Services Company, has recently been ranked by Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA) as the 4th largest IT staffing firm in the United States. SIA also ranks Insight Global as the 19th largest staffing firm in the country ac...
Dallas, TX, July 23, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Over the last 15 years, John Lee has starred in best-selling fitness DVDs; built cutting-edge training centers and fitness platforms; founded a non-profit organization focused on fitness, health and wellness; created a social media platform to co...
Wednesday 23 July, 2014 Today see’s start of The Commonwealth Games, and the eagle eyed amongst you may see a very familiar face in tonight’s opening ceremony (my lips are sealed, you will have to watch!) Glasgow 2014 looks set to be the most inclusive Commonwealth Games in hi...
Wednesday 23 July, 2014 Ford and its national dealer network has been short-listed from hundreds of entrants for the South East final of the National Apprenticeship Awards 2014. Having won the South East Macro Employer of the Year in 2013, Ford is looking to retain its title a...
Wednesday 23 July, 2014 Steven Mitchell is angry. A shipper has broken the coffin on the way to the funeral, “we can never fail”. Within 5 minutes, he orders another coffin and arranges for express delivery to ensure the coffin arrives in time for the funeral. Such inadequate ...
Some of the major challenges today when building infrastructure are predictability, scalability and automated recovery. A predictable system will promote the exact same artifact that you tested into your production system so no intermittent failure can cause any trouble. A … Cont...
July 2014: Heart Internet, the UK's largest reseller hosting company, has become one of the first major businesses in the United Kingdom to switch to the recently launched .uk domain name.Launched in June, .uk is the new flagship domain name, bringing the United Kingdom in line with ot...
Designed for SMBs, Branch Offices and Remote Workers, New Software Appliance Provides the Same Seamless Access as On-Premise Infrastructure, but with the Ability to Leverage the Cloud Palo Alto, Calif. - July 22, 2014 - CloudSigma, a public cloud IaaS provider with advanced hybrid host...
By Shannon Perry Anonymous, the decentralized network of hacktivists that often targets organizations accused of rights abuses or hindering freedom, posted a video to YouTube last week condemning Israel’s actions on the Gaza Strip and threatening the Israeli government with a slew of u...
I spoke to Arianna Huffington, who is the chair, president, and editor-in-chief of the Huffington Post Media Group, a nationally syndicated columnist, and author of fourteen books. Her latest... Follow The Fast Track on Twitter: http://twitter.