Among IT Decision-Makers, 85% See Urgent Shift in Focus to Consumers’ Digital Experiences in New “Reprogramming the Enterprise” Report from WSO2

London, UK – 1st June 2022 – In a survey of 500 IT decision-makers, 85% agree that there is an urgent shift toward focusing on consumers’ digital experiences. Moreover, 73% of respondents say that the move to focus on the digital experience in their own organization was sudden. The survey was conducted for a new report from WSO2, “Reprogramming the Enterprise: Keeping Pace with the Wave of Innovation”. The results highlight the factors that organizations must consider as they deliver innovative and differentiated digital experiences for their customers.

What is a Database Management System? Definition and Types

Businesses, and overall, individuals, produce a massive amount of data on a daily basis. There has been an accelerating growth in generated data with over 2.5 quintillion bytes each day with today's technology. Consequently, it's necessary to establish a system to manage and manipulate this data. And that's precisely the role of a database management system.

Database management systems (DMBS) are a solution to the influx of data generated every day. These can help businesses process large amounts of data efficiently, creating an organized work environment. 

5 SMART Goals to Set for Your B2C Business Next Quarter

A part of growing your business means you have to set SMART goals to ensure success. It doesn’t matter how much revenue you generate or the size of your establishment. The purpose of setting goals is to maintain a sense of direction, manage a team, set the foundation for the next phase — and grow it consistently over time.

You may have previously thought SMART goals were only part of the annual process. However, you can break it down into quarters to calculate and control your business growth.

Get your SMART goal planning done for the next quarter by utilizing some of the most important goals for your business.

RCS Evolving into Next-Generation Marketing Channel for MNOs and Advertisers, Reveals Upstream Report

London, Rio de Janeiro, Athens, May 19, 2022 – RCS (Rich Communication Services) messaging is expected to account for a growing proportion of global mobile operator revenue and become a vital channel for advertisers as they seek to enhance direct-to-consumer interactions and grow their first-party databases. That’s according to a new white paper, “Unlocking multi-channel marketing with RCS”, published by mobile marketing automation experts, Upstream, which explores rich mobile messaging’s emergence as a vital part of the digital marketing mix.

Perforce’s Automotive Software Development Survey Reveals Software Has Become Central to Automotive Development

MINNEAPOLIS, May 19, 2022 – Perforce Software, a provider of solutions for enterprise teams requiring productivity and visibility at scale within the SDLC, released the results of its annual State of Automotive Software Development survey conducted in partnership with Automotive IQ. Close to 600 automotive development professionals across the globe provided responses to current practices and emerging trends within the industry. Key findings suggest a growing concern for automotive software security, while the automotive vehicle market continues to rapidly evolve.

Revolutionizing Retail: Live Online Video Sales Spurring Seismic eComm Paradigm Shifts

Even in a world where stunning technological advancements abound, seemingly daily, it’s not that often when such advancements have a genuine opportunity to revolutionize an entire industry—let alone one generating multi-trillion dollar annual revenues. Though exceedingly difficult and rare, that circumstance is not impossible. This as exemplified by the profound impact that live, in-person online video is now poised to make on the global e-retail trade, which some estimates project will grow to a staggering 5.4 trillion U.S. dollars in 2022.

AI-Powered Alternative Data Driving Extreme Market Research Disruption

Numerous indicators make clear that the next five years will usher in extreme transformation for a multitude of industries and sectors as well as the global economy at large. This begs the question: what is driving such significant and rapid change? This big question just might be answered in two words: alternative data.

Companies that are slow to incorporate alternative data into their R&D, marketing, investment, risk analysis and other key processes expose themselves to extreme opportunity loss at best and operational peril at worst.

3 in 5 Organizations Experienced Accidental Data Loss Over Email in the Past Year

SAN FRANCISCO - May 18, 2022 - New research from email security company Tessian and the Ponemon Institute reveals that nearly 60% of organizations experienced data loss or exfiltration caused by an employee mistake on email in the last 12 months. Email was revealed as the riskiest channel for data loss in organizations, as stated by 65% of IT security practitioners. This was closely followed by cloud file-sharing services (62%) and instant messaging platforms (57%).

The Ponemon Institute surveyed 614 IT security practitioners to also reveal that: