October 2014

Drupal Security: Not Shocking but Responsible

Over the years, I've made it an unwritten policy not to sensationalize bug fixes and security vulnerabilities in content management systems. While there may be great interest in such stories, I believe such stories have a tendency to cause more harm than good. When sensationalized, such articles tend to cause customers to address security concerns with emotion instead of logic which is never a good thing.

Keys to a Great Online Buying Experience for Users and Great Revenue for You

Some businesses must satisfy their customer need to touch and feel or to consult with an expert before buying a product. Other businesses might need to provide catalogues of images, custom orders, a myriad of colors, international shipping options, weekly or monthly discounts or coupons to ensure customer interest - the possibilities are endless. It is therefore critical that the business design and build an eCommerce presence that provides consistent branding and image and satisfies the demands, desires and needs of their particular customer demographics and geographies.

BYOD vs. COPE: The Fight Over Freedom and Security

One of the biggest trends from just the past few years can easily be summed up through the letters BYOD. Bring Your Own Device policies have been all the rage among companies looking to increase employee productivity while also saving on costs, and it’s a trend that doesn’t appear to be slowing down. According to Gartner, about half of companies will have some sort of BYOD program in place by the year 2017.

Magento: Everything you need to know about product attribute sets

The Magento platform which delivers ecommerce solutions is a great choice for many reasons. One of them is a great bunch of functions and settings one can adjust its online store to. If you are new to Magento, you might come up with a number of questions. One of the most frequent ones is how to use product attribute sets properly.

In this article we will provide a detailed definition of what attribute sets are and how to use them with the maximum efficiency.

Cloud storage – Putting all your eggs in one basket

Cloud storage enables users to store data online. This makes data easily accessible for other users who have been given access to the files. Cloud storage reduces the need for expensive offline data storage devices and if done correctly, can save a lot of time as well as money.

But should you put all your eggs in one basket?

Growing Storage Demands

Storing data can be very expensive and as storage demands grow, so does the need to upgrade storage systems.

How Wearable Tech Can Turn the Internet of Things Into the Internet of You

You’ve probably heard of the Internet of Things (IoT) and how it’s set to completely transform the world. Some may view thguestis as an exaggerated take, but there’s little question that companies across the globe are taking an intense interest in it. The central concept of the IoT features tiny sensors and other machines that are all connected to the internet, allowing them to communicate with people as well as each other.

The Rise of Mobile CRM: Why So Many Companies Are Making the Switch

The world is going mobile. This isn't exactly a big revelation, but by adopting smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices, businesses are changing the way they operate, and the changes are only expected to keep coming with the development of wearable technology. Perhaps one of the biggest ways the business landscape is transforming is through the increased use of customer relationship management (CRM) software. Companies have used CRM for years, but it has exploded in popularity only recently, and much of that is thanks to CRM businesses embracing mobile technology.

Moxie Infographic: Men holiday shop via mobile devices

Moxie Software recently unveiled a new mobile chat solution and their press relations folks have been in full gear briefing tech blogs on the benefits of the new software. That's alright because besides the marketing aspects they're also throwing some interesting information our way. A new study commissioned by the Moxie reveals 62% of survey participants expect live chat to be available on mobile devices, and 82% would use it.