Survey: 9 in 10 Cybersecurity Leaders Concerned About Sharp Rise in Digital Threats

LONDON – Feb. 13, 2018 – RiskIQ, the leader in digital threat management, today announced the release of its 2018 CISO Survey, revealing that 89.1 percent of all information security leaders are concerned about the rise of digital threats they are experiencing across web, social and mobile channels. 

Some 1,691 U.S. and U.K information security leaders across multiple verticals, including enterprise, consulting, government and education, provided insights into their cyber risk concerns and plans for 2018.

Survey: Mobile, Personalization and Reviews Play Important Role in Vacation Planning RealWire Tue, 02/13/2018 - 13:31

NEW YORK – February 13, 2018 – The state of the travel and tourism market is in transition based on a number of factors, including the maturation of personalization and mobile technology according to new survey data released today by Qubit, the leaders in marketing personalization technology.

Qubit’s 2018 Travel Survey revealed that younger and older travelers have different approaches to booking travel and taking vacations in general:

Chris Graham: Why Google AMP is a threat to the Open Web

Like others in the IT community, I have become increasingly concerned with Google's behavior with their AMP technology.

For those who aren't really aware what AMP is, it's Google's proprietary solution for speeding up mobile pages. Webmasters implement AMP, which is a kind of Google-sanctified and Google-code-driven version of your webpage. It works very well and solves an important problem. Often when you search Google on a mobile device it will show AMP articles at the top of the results, so you get access to fast content first, which is reasonable in and of itself.

Work-life balance of UK IT professionals lags behind US workers but equals Australians

PagerDuty, the global leader in Digital Operations Management, today announced a new study that reveals the work-life balance of UK IT professionals is lagging behind that of their US counterparts but matches Australia data, according to a new report from the company.

The survey of over 800 IT professionals across the UK, the US and Australia, found that twice as many US respondents (36%) said their work-life balance was excellent versus just 15% of IT professionals in the UK and 16% Australia.

8 App Marketing Trends to Watch Out for in 2018

In many ways, 2017 was an exciting year when it comes to mobile apps development and marketing. Mobile apps graduated from being an optional investment to a necessity and now companies cannot simply afford to lose on sizable revenue generated by them. The number of free apps downloaded stands at mind-boggling 254 billion, which is enough to ring some bells. An important question to be asked here is that how is mobile app marketing shape up in the year 2018? Here is a detailed look at the trends to watch out for.

Research: 70% of companies have staff working from home or remotely and need collaborative tools

London, 1st February 2018 – New research from Clarizen, a global leader in collaborative work management software, shows 70% of businesses across the world have employees working from home and remotely – with the vast majority needing collaborative tools to ensure their workforces are coordinated in terms of tasks, objectives and priorities.

A Record Number of UK Consumers Switched Energy Supplier Last Year

​​5.5 million Energy consumers switched to electricity last year. This marked a new record and suggested that people are becoming savvier about these deals. Energy UK, the leading trade association in the country, said that they had over 400,000 switches in December alone, increasing the total annual switching value by 15%.

Confirmit Research Reveals Critical Areas that Drive Customer Experience Success

New York, NY: 29 January 2018: The State of CX survey, run by Confirmit and Engage Business Media, has revealed that customer experience (CX ) professionals are right to put ROI, data integration and executive buy-in top of the CX "wish list" for 2018.

The research found that despite increasing recognition of the importance of taking a customer-centric approach to business and investment in CX programs, ROI is the biggest area of failure with only 20% of companies scoring 9 - 10 for seeing a ROI, and 14% scoring 0-2.