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 Mitesh Patel Tue, 02/06/2018 - 06:23

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.

5 web properties you must have to protect your brand online

Your brand identity matters a lot to your business if you are to succeed in online business. There is so much to protect which includes your business name, brand reputation, domain name among other elements that make your business. Unfortunately, your business is faced with a lot of threats that one might wonder if it is worth doing business online at all. Cyber squatting, intellectual property theft, domain hijacking, hacking are some of the few things you will have to worry about.

RiskIQ: More than 600 blacklisted Bitcoin Apps found across official app stores RealWire Thu, 01/25/2018 - 06:14

London – January 24 2018 – The world’s top app stores are hosting 661 blacklisted Bitcoin apps which leave users open to hackers, a new investigation by digital threat management leader RiskIQ today reveals.

RiskIQ analysed 18,408 apps across 20 App stores - including Apple, Google Play, SameAPK and APKPlz.

Monitoring 10 of the popular Bitcoin Exchanges in the app title, it found a staggering 661 to be blacklisted by official cyber security vendors (3.6% of total) - but still available for download by users. 

How to get Instagram followers to sign up for Email newsletter subscriptions

There is such a buzz about social media that often old tried and tested method like email are overlooked. While it is easy to label email as being old and cluttered, email gives marketers direct access to potential and actual customers. However, it can be quite difficult to continuously add to your list of email subscribers. It is in this context that Instagram with its 800 million-plus followers and the highest engagement level of all social networks can play a useful part.

Episerver Named a Visionary in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Digital Experience Platforms

IRVINE, Calif. -- January 23, 2018 - Episerver, a global provider of a single platform to smartly manage digital content, commerce and marketing in the cloud, has been positioned in Gartner’s “Magic Quadrant for Digital Experience Platforms.”[1] Gartner published the report on 17 January 2018, recognizing Episerver among 21 total vendors. 

This report recognized Episerver for its completeness of vision and ability to execute. The Magic Quadrant for Digital Experience Platforms is an evolution of the Magic Quadrant for Horizontal Portals.