January 2018

Cornerstone OnDemand Retains Position of Strategic Leader in 2018 Fosway 9-Grid™ for Learning Systems

London, 31 January 2018 – Cornerstone OnDemand (NASDAQ:CSOD), a global leader in cloud-based learning and human capital management software, today announced it is positioned as a Strategic Leader in the 2018 Fosway 9-Grid™ for Learning Systems. 

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.

GDPR Befine Solutions assessment: All questions answered? RealWire Thu, 01/25/2018 - 16:42

Freiburg im Breisgau, 25th January 2018. In 119 days, on 25th May 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation will come into force once and for all. The transition period of two years, and with it the grace period for organizations and authorities, will come to an end. Although time is pressing, many still lack a plan for its implementation. They now have no choice but to set priorities. But where to start? 

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

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. 

Eclipse Legal Systems announces app for legal services firms RealWire Wed, 01/24/2018 - 13:03

Eclipse Legal Systems, the Law Society’s sole endorsed software provider, has today announced the release of TouchPoint App – a native app enabling law firms and legal organisations to offer self-service control to their customers via their mobile phones.

TouchPoint App complements Eclipse’s existing TouchPoint+ self-service portal, which is a device-independent and interactive online experience for legal service providers, their business partners and clients, using real-time data from Eclipse’s core Proclaim Case and Practice Management solution.

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. 

Finastra sees accelerating FusionFabric.cloud adoption

Toronto, Canada, 23 January 2018 - At its regional flagship thought leadership event, Finastra Universe Paris, Finastra today welcomed new companies to the FusionFabric.cloud open architecture. Among the early adopter Fintechs, consultants, banks and academics using the platform to develop and deploy innovative apps are Efficiency MC, Conpend and BankBI. In addition, Thomson Reuters joins Finastra’s innovation ecosystem as a data provider.