January 2019

Study: Online fashion shoppers now spend more on mobile than desktop: 46% vs 44%

New research suggests that online fashion shoppers globally now spend more on mobile than desktop: 46% v 44%[1]. But with each visitor spending nearly 30% less time on a site when they come via mobile than they do on desktop, retailers face the key challenge of optimizing the mobile experience so shoppers can browse their sites quickly, find exactly what they are looking for and leave having made a purchase. 

These are the key findings of a new global study of ecommerce in fashion from Nosto, the ecommerce personalization and retail AI platform. The research is based on an analysis of 1.2 billion visits to fashion ecommerce websites globally over the whole of 2018. 

Artesian Urges Organisations to Boost Their Investment in Technology by Implementing Effective Sales Training

31st January 2019: Artesian Solutions, the powerful Artificial Intelligence driven service that equips sales teams with the resources they need to succeed in a modern commercial environment, urges organisations to invest in effective sales training, seeing it as vital to boosting their investment in sales technology.

8 Traits of a Successful E-Commerce Business

The low overhead of Internet real estate makes it the perfect place to have a business presence. However, some online stores seem to languish, while others thrive. What factors make one e-commerce store more successful than another?

Around 63 percent of Internet users around the world have purchased something online. The number grows every year, with predictions for 65.2 percent by 2021. Now is the time to look at your e-commerce site and mimic eight traits of the most successful online retailers.

Semafone starts 2019 with third PCI Award for Excellence

Semafone wins PCI Award for Excellence for its work with the Caravan and Motorhome Club

Guildford, Surrey, 25th January 2019 - Semafone® patented Cardprotect™ solution has been recognised once again as the industry-leading solution for contact centre PCI DSS compliance and data protection at the PCI Awards for Excellence, run by AKJ Associates. The award was given to Semafone for its “exemplary real-life PCI DSS project” with the Caravan and Motorhome Club. 

How to Make Your Office More Inviting

Most of the people nowadays spend much more time in the office than at home. If you’re an employee, you know how uncomfortable and tiring this can be. If you’re an employer, though, you may have wondered what you can do to make their time in the office more enjoyable for your employees. While it is a very good idea, it’s usually a bit vague. So, here are some suggestions to help you improve the work conditions for your employees.

OutSystems Joins Google, Adobe and Slack on G2 Crowd’s 2019 Best Software Companies List

LONDON — 18th January, 2019 — OutSystems, provider of the number one platform for low-code rapid application development, was named a winner in G2 Crowd’s annual Best Software Awards. OutSystems ranked number four in the “Fastest Growing Products 2019” category. Winners were determined by analysing over 270,000 reviews collected in 2018.

Following my Google+ Influencers via their Blogs and Twitter Bryan Ruby Thu, 01/17/2019 - 17:45

After nearly eight years of being a Google+ user, the time to say goodbye to the social network is almost here. For those of you that never saw the value of Google+, I  don't expect you to fully understand what hardcore users (I'm one of them) will be missing when the platform is no more.

Unymira recognized again as Top 10 Provider for Knowledge Management Solutions

FREMONT, CA, USA - Möglingen, Germany, January 17, 2019. Unymira, a business unit of USU, has once again been recognized for its intelligent and innovative knowledge management solutions. Following a comprehensive evaluation and review of knowledge management technologies, Unymira has been ranked among the top 10 most promising global providers.