October 2017

Female Political Journalists Impacted by Twitter Gender Glass Ceiling

Lissted, the influencer discovery and real-time Twitter filtering platform, has published in-depth research into the comparative retweet performance of male and female UK politics journalists during the 2017 General Election campaign period.

The research found male UK politics journalists received 4.3x more retweets from influential Twitter users compared to their female colleagues, and 4.9x more retweets from Twitter users as a whole.

The disparity was due to a combination of four main factors (relative importance in brackets):

Study: Strategies for Cross-Channel Business Success

Celebrus, the leading provider of real-time enterprise Customer Data Platform (CDP) technology, has revealed the findings of its research into cross-channel customer tracking in the US and Europe. The October 2017-commissioned study, conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf of Celebrus, identifies that despite 90% of surveyed firms saying that tracking customers is good for business, almost two-thirds are struggling to recognize customers across their digital touchpoints.

City of London Police deploys Panasonic Toughpad tablets to allow more time for operational policing

BRACKNELL, UK. 23rd OCTOBER 2017 - When the City of London Police force wanted to deploy mobile technology to help officers spend more time with the public and reduce time-consuming administration and costs it turned to Panasonic and its rugged FZ-M1 Toughpad tablets.

After a series of pilot tests with different teams from the police force, the Panasonic Toughpad FZ-M1 tablets were issued to 318 uniformed police officers. 

TERMINALFOUR 8.2: Two Years in the Making

TERMINALFOUR, a leading provider of Digital Marketing and Web Content Management Solutions to higher education, today announced the latest release of its platform – TERMINALFOUR 8.2. This release benefits from almost 500 feature enhancements and new functionality particularly focusing on the key areas of accessibility, migrations and integrations, performance and form submissions. 

Two-thirds of UK public want merchants to heighten security measures for online shopping

LONDON, 19 October, 2017 – More than half (52 percent) of UK consumers think fraud is an inevitable part of shopping online, according to new research conducted by Paysafe, a leading global payments provider. In a wake-up call for online business, the Lost in Transaction report contradicts the widely-held belief that consumers value convenience and experience over security when shopping online. Instead, 60 percent of consumers are willing to accept any security measures needed to eradicate fraud, while two thirds (65 percent) are open to the introduction of more secure payment processes such as two-factor authentication. 

Openwave Mobility Wins Three Industry Innovation Awards

REDWOOD CITY, Calif – October 18 2017 – Openwave Mobility, a software innovator enabling operators to manage and monetize mobile traffic, was recently awarded three major industry accolades recognizing the company’s innovation and excellence in products, solutions and marketing. The company was voted a winner at Telecom Asia Readers’ Choice & Innovation Awards for video traffic management. It also won a prestigious Network Transformation Award at the NFV World Congress, and finally it won the title 2017 Mobility Tech Zone Product of the Year for Subscriber Data Management. 

Technopedia Data Boosts Enterprise Architecture and Analytics via New ABACUS Integrations

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA – Oct 18, 2017 -- The ABACUS Technopedia® adapter – available now in ABACUS 5.1 – allows enterprise architects and digital business managers to access the full Flexera + BDNA Technopedia database of more than 2 million software and hardware technologies. This includes complete and current information on vendor, versioning, product lifecycles and end-of-life dates, and more.

This data can be imported directly into an ABACUS repository and accessed when building enterprise architecture models and diagrams. It can then be used when running analytics to assess costs, risks and compliance.

The ABACUS Technopedia adapter allows architects and IT portfolio managers to:

UK businesses accelerate cloud adoption as new study shows nearly half of IT infrastructure moving to the cloud

London, UK, 16 October 2017 – As organizations embrace digital transformation, the cloud is increasingly seen as the best platform for providing scalable infrastructure to achieve growth. A survey of 120 UK IT decision-makers by Interoute, the global cloud and network provider, has revealed that businesses plan to move on average nearly half (46%) of their infrastructure to the cloud over the next six months. This reflects demands for agility, flexibility and speed.