We are living in the most revolutionary era in human communication since the invention of the printing press. For the past few years, marketers have ‘woken up’ to consumers who have the power to express their views anytime and anywhere. ‘Social’ is hot, and if nothing else, a response to this awakening. Now, the lines between paid, owned and earned media have been blurred, if not erased. Social media crosses the barrier between the three. It’s fast-paced and chaotic.
We partnered with the research firm Sentient Services and surveyed more than 200 consumers about their attitudes, opinions and beliefs about brands and social media integration. The respondents come from all over the country, with all different incomes, lifestyles, and social media habits. Universally, the data supports what we’ve already seen in action: consumers want to engage with brands that integrate social media, and they prefer to do business with social brands.
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"Industry leaders share insights on DevOps and big data, ITIL, testing and more. Once again, we have spent time talking to leading community figures such as Dave Farley (“Continuous Delivery” author) to discuss the major issues impacting DevOps today.
This latest issue features comments from 10 experts and covers many hot topics such as:
- Enterprise DevOps transformation
- DevOps and big data
- DevOps and ITIL
- Shadow IT vs DevOps
- 6 Habits of Effective DevOps Practitioners
- DevOps and Testing
The retail industry is undergoing a sea change, thanks in large part to technology. Advances in data collection and analysis have given retailers today incredible insight into the shopping habits and experiences of their customers.
Employees today want more than a steady, well-paid job at a promising company. In this competitive job market, employers are finding it increasingly difficult to recruit, retain, and motivate top talent. Yet, they continue to rely on outdated employee engagement strategies that no longer work.
As pressures increase from an evolving workforce, organizations from startups to enterprises must prioritize employment engagement now more than ever.
We've identified seven bad habits that commonly hinder organizations. Download this whitepaper to learn how to transform old habits into the effective, future-ready programs that drive today's high-performing organizations.
Fast-food giants McDonald’s, Wendy’s, Burger King amongst others, have begun deploying self-order kiosks in their respective outlets. The burning question is: “Are self-order kiosks worth the hype and what is their potential return on investment?” While the hefty upfront investment might prove to be a determent for cost-conscious F&B establishments, the evidence has shown that the initial investments would more than pay off in the long run in the form of greater revenue, reduced waiting time and even an increase in both footfall and customer-satisfaction levels.
Download the whitepaper to learn how self-order kiosks—
• Can help chain restaurants enjoy huge revenue growth
• Can influence and alter the buying habits of consumers
• Can improve customer satisfaction levels and improve footfall by eliminating language barriers
Hampered by outdated employee engagement strategies? Learn how to transform your company’s old habits into the effective, future-ready programs that drive today’s high-performing organizations.
Published By: LogMeIn
Published Date: Oct 08, 2015
In this eBook evaluates trends in Millennial mobile habits, career aspirations, and workplace behavior to help determine what to expect as the generational scales begin to tip – and how you can prepare for the future of work.
Published By: OC Tanner
Published Date: Aug 28, 2018
Sure, you want to reduce healthcare costs and have a wellbeing
program that makes you an attractive place to work. But wellbeing is
about much more than that. It’s about building a culture that helps
employees perform at their very best, in a way that is aligned to your
company’s priorities and values.
Today’s shoppers demand technology-enabled experiences that straddle clicks and bricks. They want better prices, more choices, next-day delivery and easy returns. They want a quick, friction-free product search and purchase experience, and they want it right now. How can retail technology help you satisfy them? Our 10th annual Shopper Vision Study surveyed thousands of consumers throughout North America, Latin America, Asia-Pacific, Europe and the Middle East, asking the questions that really matter to find out what shoppers really want—giving you the insight you need to be their preferred retailer, both in-store and online. The New Retail Mandate: Shopper Vision Study reveals exactly what your customers are thinking, what their habits are and how retail technology can help you be more effective. Download the Shopper Study today to learn how today’s smartest retailers use emerging technology to manage inventory, enrich the shopping experience and keep shoppers satisfied.
Published By: MuleSoft
Published Date: Jul 13, 2018
"This brief API management best practices eBook will give API strategists, architects and developers a roadmap for creating practical APIs by leveraging existing services. By following the 7 best practices outlined in this ebook, developing successful APIs is easier than you think.
The best practices guide will cover:
-The relationship between SOA and API management
-How to think about and approach API design
-A pattern for securing and managing your APIs
-Things to consider when selecting an API management solution"
Published By: Egencia
Published Date: Aug 04, 2014
Today's tech-savvy travelers expect their companies to offer up the same kinds of tech tools they use for their own personal travel. At the same time, corporations face an ever-growing need for reliable data and information about traveler habits, spend, location and more. The right tools build program credibility-both with travelers and the C-suite.
The in-store experience is changing dramatically. Not long ago it was straightforward and transactional: consumers would go into a store and, if it stocked what they wanted, would buy. If it didn’t, they would walk out, but their options to go elsewhere were often restricted by distance, choice and convenience.
In this issue of Beyond Retail, we look at how the Point of Sale is changing to deliver a modern in-store experience, and how it can help retailers keep pace with the changing habits of their customers. We also explore how changes in PoS technology can affect store layout and the role of PoS in bridging the online and offline retail experience.
The annual report studies the content consumption habits of technology professionals, identifying the range of content formats that inform IT buyers and measuring the actions that content inspires. Research was conducted in October 2016 by UBM; analysis and report provided by MarketingProfs. Final data is based on an online survey of 235 qualified IT and business respondents in North America from all sized companies.
Published By: Magento
Published Date: Nov 15, 2017
In this rapidly changing world of B2B eCommerce, heroes are ready to roll up their sleeves and perform miracles to seize control of the market, beat the competition, and delight their customers.
The digital revolution has created a significant opportunity for B2B businesses. In this exclusive publication, Magento has consulted a panel of B2B superheroes to help you navigate your own digital
transformation, and become the digital H.E.R.O. of your organization. You’ll find out how to:
Influence Buying Habits
This consumer based research was designed to support
Travel Brands globally by understanding critical shifts in
both “customer mindset and behaviors”.
Although this research is focused on Generation Z, we
designed our full research around all of the generations for
context: Boomer, Gen X, Millennials and Gen Z.
If you would like to hear more about consumer habits and
behaviors for what matters throughout the Travel
Customer Journey, please reach out, we’re here to help.
Traditional purchasing habits and brand loyalties are a thing of the past. They've grown accustomed to shopping and interacting with businesses over the Internet. They want personalized service and satisfying experience. Learn what you can do to keep up with these trends.
Published By: TeamQuest
Published Date: Sep 06, 2012
Learn the 5 Habits of Highly Successful Capacity Planners from a guy who knows. Best Practices Manager Ron Potter has worked in the performance management and capacity management arena for 20 years in medium and large corporations.
Read this white paper to learn how marketers are using IBM technology to learn about their customers' attitudes, preferences and buying habits from what they say on publicly available social media and through the full range of interactions that can be recorded, measured and analyzed. Discover how marketers are combining that knowledge with other sources of customer information to guide marketing decisions and shape marketing campaigns, cultivating relationships with online advocates to help steer product development, and, ultimately, boosting sales and revenue.
Read this white paper to learn how marketers are using IBM technology to learn about their customers’ attitudes, preferences and buying habits from what they say on social media and through a range of interactions that can be measured and analyzed.
Beyond a customer’s digital profile is their real-world identity. Knowing this information and how it fits into the full customer journey is critical. Along with in-store purchase data, you can also gain insight into their brick-and-mortar buying habits, like the time of day they’re most likely to shop, the average time spent in a store, the frequency of their visits or the categories of products for which they shopped.
Organizations have a serious “people problem” when it comes to securing networks. It’s time to address the bad habits of all users that have a hand in nearly every major data breach.
Read this white paper to explore the issue and the solution to your cybersecurity “people problem.”
Today’s shoppers demand technology-enabled experiences that straddle clicks and bricks. They want better prices, more choices, next-day delivery and easy returns. They want a quick, friction-free product search and purchase experience, and they want it right now.
How can retail technology help you satisfy them?
Our 10th annual Shopper Vision Study surveyed thousands of consumers throughout North America, Latin America, Asia-Pacific, Europe and the Middle East, asking the questions that really matter to find out what shoppers really want—giving you the insight you need to be their preferred retailer, both in-store and online.
The New Retail Mandate: Shopper Vision Study reveals exactly what your customers are thinking, what their habits are and how retail technology can help you be more effective.
Download the Shopper Study today to learn how today’s smartest retailers use emerging technology to manage inventory, enrich the shopping experience and keep shoppers satisfied.