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David H. Deans
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“Corporate leaders have stopped asking if they can do something new or better with #IT,” says Mark Yates, research manager with IDC. “Instead they ask, Why can’t it be done right now?
According to a recent survey by IDC of non-IT managers in Central and Eastern Europe, nearly two-thirds of line-of-business (LoB) managers speak directly to IT suppliers at the earliest stages of t...
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When it comes to digital buying behavior, #Japan is a bit of an anomaly. In 2015, it had the second-highest digital buyer penetration rate in the world after the UK, with 82.0% of internet users making an online purchase last year, eMarketer estimates.
Cross-border eCommerce varies country by country. In Europe, digital shoppers in stronger economies shop domestically, while those on the other end of the spectrum look abroad for bargains. And whi...
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"The tablet market declined throughout 2015 as replacement cycles lengthened. Tablet vendors need to get people excited about the category once again. A good start would be to make these products more versatile. #Apple is now emphasizing productivity on tablets, an area where #Microsoft arguably leads and Android trails," said Tim Coulling, senior analyst at Canalys.
Demand for mobile devices also drives the associated software upside potential. Recent estimates show that 1.74 billion smartphones, media tablets, two-in-one PCs and notebooks shipped in 2015 -- t...
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"Over the past few years, Mobile World Congress (MWC) has morphed from a #B2B telecoms technology trade show to the one of the largest business conference around the globe."
From February 22 to 25, Barcelona will be the center of the business world. Do not expect a specific industry focus but expect announcements impacting any industry: from payments to automotive. Why? Because “mobile is everything”.
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"The question-behavior effect is a phenomenon studied by #psychologists in which simply asking about performing a certain behavior influences whether or not that person will perform the behavior in the future."
Understanding the psychological power of questions to change our behavior is essential for a creative strategy that engages and converts successfully.
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According to Technology Business Research (TBR) 2H15 cloud customer research, the market for enterprise-grade #cloud computing solutions is maturing.
“Professional services adoption goes hand in hand with increasingly complicated hybrid IT implementations. In 2016 we expect to see growth in managed services adoption, particularly with the influx...
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"Like Uber and Instagram, new #digital business models are being powered by disruptive technologies such as cloud, mobile, social, and cognitive computing."
With rapidly evolving technologies, many enterprise-level organizations find themselves behind their competition in the market. The traditional boundaries between industries are being blurred by new business models. Like Uber and Instagram, new business models are being powered by disruptive technologies such as cloud, mobile, social, and cognitive computing. A small group of people with an …
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IBM offers several tools that wrap around each step of the #container lifecycle to take it from development, through to production and back again. To learn more about these tools, check out IBM Containers for Bluemix. 
Of all the advancements in IT over the past few years, few have eased the software and application development process quite as profoundly as containers. And while containers have existed for several years, they’ve exploded in popularity over the last three years. For proof, look no further than the popular container company Docker. The company’s …
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“With the ever-increasing billions of people and things that are being connected, #mobility is the predominant medium that’s enabling today’s global digitization transformation,” said Doug Webster, vice president of service provider marketing, Cisco.
Mobile video will have the highest growth rate of any mobile application. Consumer and business users’ demand for higher video resolution, more bandwidth, and processing speed will increase the use...
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"The IBM Analytics Exchange includes a catalog of more than 150 publicly available datasets that can be used for analysis or integrated into applications."
IBM continues to expand its Bluemix Cloud Data Services portfolio. It has just added four new cloud and analytics tools for developers and analytics folks. That portfolio now contains with more than 25 services to help developers and data scientists work with data in the cloud and across hybrid cloud environments. The new batch of …
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Good thinking. Does it have a way to integrate with wifi/SMS/bluetooth for the last bit of human/machine interfacing?
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"I believe influencers Give to Get — they Pay it Forward. That’s why I created the Digital Marketing Journal, so that others can learn what I practice daily."
Where do you go if you want to discover how to become a recognized subject matter expert online? You can’t learn it by g…
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"Omnichannel commerce goes far beyond fulfillment; the full spectrum of omni-channel capabilities encompasses #marketing, merchandising, and even customer service."
Customers today forge paths to purchase that seamlessly cross channels, screens and stores. For example, U.S. consumers in 2015 spent a whopping $1.5 trillion in-store that originally started or w...
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Technology | Media | Telecom (TMT) marketing analyst, consultant, columnist
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Principal Consultant and founder of GeoActive Group
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Technology | Media | Telecom (TMT) Consultant
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Technology, Media and Telecommunications Market Development
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  • IBM
    Global Content Marketing, 2016 - present
    Strategic communications for the IBM Cloud business unit
  • GeoActive Group
    Principal Consultant, 2002 - present
    Multi-platform Digital Marketing research and development
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