The EU GDPR: What Does it Mean for Businesses?

On May 25, 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into force, and will be a game-changer in how organizations store, secure and manage personal data.

GDPR will affect the whole of the EU Zone, which currently spans 28 member countries and half a billion citizens. Its goal is to unify data protection across the European Union, but because GDPR applies to individuals within the EU or the European Economic Area (EEA), companies outside these zones will still have to meet the standards if they want to continue using data from customers in the EU.

DeviceBits Accepted Into UpRamp Accelerator Program

COLUMBUS, Ohio – August 29, 2017 – DeviceBits, a leading artificial intelligence (AI) software company that offers predictive, self-learning platforms that help companies adopt self-service customer support materials, announced today it has been accepted as one of the four later-stage start-ups into the UpRamps Fiterator® program. Fiterator is a graduate program for later-stage startups who already have a product, and are now looking for market opportunities in the global cable/broadband industry.

ESW Capital Acquires DNN Corp.

DNN Corp. has just announced that ESW Capital has acquired the company to further invest in the CMS platform as well as the DNN open source ecosystem.

"Together with the open source community, DNN Corp. has over a decade of experience enabling customers to be successful in managing their digital content," said Andy Tryba, the new CEO of DNN Corp., and added: "As mid-market firms continue to invest in content growth strategies - DNN's simple, cost-effective and extensible CMS platform is now mission critical."

A Simple Guide to Oracle Remote DBA to Optimize Your Business

If you are a business owner then you appreciate the unique challenges that you have to overcome. Modern business is now global and this means stiffer competition, especially for startups and smaller enterprises. The advent of the internet marketplace has also necessitated the need for new marketing strategies to stay ahead of the pack.

How to use Facebook ads as a cost effective marketing tool? Juned Ghanchi Thu, 08/24/2017 - 17:10

As a modern-day marketer, it is easy to get lost in the hustle and bustle of marketing strategies with no clear plan of action. The ad hoc strategy of creating videos, blogs, emails, SEO, guerrilla marketing, and cold calling, with absolutely minimal connect with the prospects, never delivers optimal results.

Digital Desertion: Poor Websites and Apps Push Brand Consumers Away

NEW YORK – August 24, 2017 – Internet users are growing more demanding and less forgiving, according to the results of a consumer survey from Apica, the performance monitoring and testing experts. In a clear call to action for organizations around the world, Apica’s survey found that three quarters of respondents expect websites and apps to perform faster than they did three years ago.

How can you recover a business with email marketing?

Today, the World Wide Web has taken an enormous toll in today's life, and the old methods of communication have been replaced thoroughly with emails, messages, Twitter, etc. With the continuous time, more and more plans are coming up to make our life easier. However, our affinity towards the use of email for communication can never be replaced. As per the studies, it has been found that every 9 out of 10 people have an email address. Some people possess email addresses, but they prefer not to use it much. Still, we can say that email is an effective mode of communication today.

Beginners Guide to Intranet Security and Cloud Hosting

Deploying an intranet solution for your company requires a lot of planning and careful consideration, and with every business needing different and unique requirements, you need to find the best intranet solution that suits your needs.  When it comes to hosting your business intranet, you will have the choice of either a cloud-hosted intranet or to host your intranet locally on your premises.  Intranet security is of prime importance for every company, and every solution needs to be evaluated before you decide which option provides the best intranet solution for your business.

Report: Growing Digital Security Management Gap

LONDON – Aug. 23, 2017 – RiskIQ, the leader in digital threat management, today announced that it has published its 2017 State of Enterprise Digital Defence Report, available for download. Independent research for the report, which offers key insights into the current landscape of digital threats and the maturity of defences to protect an organization’s digital presence, was conducted by IDG Connect.

What Amazon Sellers Should Try to Keep in Mind Regarding Keyword Research and SEO Emilly Parkerson Tue, 08/22/2017 - 17:19

Even though virtually everyone knows the importance of search engine optimization (SEO) for sellers on e-commerce platforms like Amazon, it helps to have a list of handy tips to refresh the memory. It is not unusual for even seasoned SEO practitioners to forget the crux of certain vital points over time, hence a quick checklist of the most important issues: