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Accenture’s UK analytics head sees clients reorganising for digital

<i>Ray Eitel-Porter is managing director of analytics for Accenture UK & Ireland. He has a deep background in strategy consulting, with LEK, and C-level</i> …

The New Keys To B2B Marketing Success

Some clear distinctions remain between the business-to-business and business-to-consumer markets: B2B buying cycles are longer, the purchase …

Here's Why Tablets Are So Critical For E-Commerce Sales

Tablets are where consumers do more of their online retail browsing. And, despite a lower penetration rate among American consumers, they account for more online retail traffic and sales than smartphones.<p>Those are the metrics that matter to "pure-play" online-only retailers.<p>A recent report from BI …

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Here's How People Will Actually Use 'The Internet Of Things'

But which "things" in the Internet of Things will be truly disruptive and improve the way we live? What will be the killer app that popularizes it?<p>In a recent report from BI Intelligence, we detail which consumer and business applications are most likely to become Internet-enabled first and how …

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The Mobile Browser Is Dead, Long Live The App

Analytics firm Flurry has published data on mobile usage by US consumers during Q1 2014. While users are spending more time on their devices (an average of 2 hours and 42 minutes per day, up four minutes on the same period last year), how they use that time has changed as well. Only 22 minutes per …

Why voice is the next big internet wave

Advertisement<p>13 Comments<p>Credit: Fuse/Thinkstock<p>At first glance, few technologies feel as unsexy as voice. From a user’s perspective, little has …

Google Glass – Wearable tech but would you wear it?

Rumoured to be launching later this year, the Silicon Valley giant's headset is exciting early-adopters, but what about the rest of us? Will it compromise our privacy? What will happen to the data it collects? And does it look a bit, like, lame?<p>Peanut butter. Flour. Baking soda. I am standing in a …

The right kind of data vs big data

Big data is no longer just the domain of the IT department, but has spread to touch many other areas, from marketing to operations. Yet there is …

Don't Waste Money - Make Your Social Media Advertising Smarter, More Original, More Effective

<b>#5 of 10 More Don’ts of Corporate Social Media</b><p><b>“Advertising is the price companies pay for being un-original,” designer Yves Behar has said.</b><p>But on social media, originality in advertising actually has found a new canvas, a new playground to explore. And the profession itself is being redesigned in …

Netflix Won’t Let Your Kids Binge (Quite as Much) With “Turbo,” Its Newest Original

When Netflix started its big push into original TV shows this year, it played up its binge-friendly strategy: Each time the streaming service debuted …

BMW and Mini connected cars now support Amazon Cloud Player

Almost a year after it rolled out to select Ford models, Amazon has finally secured itself another automotive partner for its cloud music service. The company today confirmed that its recently-updated Cloud Player iOS app can now connect to in-car dashboards in BMW and Mini Connected cars, letting …

PayPal launches digital gift card store, boasts iTunes as its first partner

PayPal must not have been content to let you add pre-paid gift cards to your digital wallet, because now it's selling them directly. The online-payment juggernaut is kicking off this new program (dubbed PayPal Digital Gifts) with none other than iTunes, whose digital gift certificates come in $15, …

Spotify opens up analytics in effort to prove its worth to doubting musicians

Streaming music firm opens Spotify Artists website and claims when it reaches 40m subscribers, even 'niche indie albums' will earn $17k a month<p>Streaming music service Spotify is hoping to win over its musician critics by launching a new Spotify Artists website explaining how its business model …

Apple Buys Twitter Analytics Company Topsy

Apple has acquired the social media analytics startup Topsy.<p>The acquisition was first reported by <i>The Wall Street Journal</i>, which says the deal was …

7 Data Viz Sites to Inspire Your Creative Eye

In the age of data overload, "big data" and "data visualization" are major buzzwords, and they'll likely grow even bigger as we gather more …

IBM Cloud Private for Data | IBM Analytics

1-800-FLOWERS uses data to put the right gifts in the right hands<p>A fast, intuitive shopping process helps keep consumers coming back for every …

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Ronnie Maffa - Figures of Progress

What type of data would you consider the most valuable to developing innovative products and, in your work, what do you do with this information?<p>I …

Figures of Progress: Fred Balboni, IBM Business Analytics and Optimization

<i>This content is brought to you by IBM. GOOD and IBM have teamed up to bring you the</i> <i>Figures of Progress</i> <i>series to explore the different ways that</i> …

Piqora Debuts Analytics for Instagram and Tumblr

Piqora, formerly known as Pinfluencer, is expanding its social media analytics service beyond Pinterest to include Instagram and Tumblr. AMC and …

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#AccentureCMT helps enable digital to entertain, educate & delight

What's trending<p>What we do<p>Companies in Communications, Media & Technology make digital possible:<p>They shape ones and zeros into creations that …

Accenture Launches Integrated Digital Capability to Help Clients Accelerate Growth Through Digital Transformation | Accenture Newsroom

<b>Accenture Launches Integrated Digital Capability to Help Clients Accelerate Growth<br>Through Digital Transformation</b> <br>Accenture Digital brings together …

Rapid development in big data analytics has led to increased investment

Big data has been around for decades but has only taken on the form of a buzzword in the last few years. So why are people taking an increased interest in it? One word: money.<p>Big data is nothing new. In fact, although the official definition – which refers to big data in terms of data <b>volume,</b> …

Mobilizing your C-suite for big-data analytics

Leadership-capacity constraints are undermining many companies’ efforts. New management structures, roles, and divisions of labor can all be part of …

We Speak Analytics: José Luis Flórez (Accenture), "Big Data Analytics"

Ponencia de José Luis Flórez, socio de Accenture durante el evento We Speak Analytics celebrado en Madrid. Para leer la noticia del vídeo, pulse aquí.

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Frida Kahlo's Fashionable Wardrobe Open To The World Through ‘Appearances Can Be Deceiving' Exhibition (PHOTOS)

It's been almost six decades since her death, but it seems like Mexican surrealist Frida Kahlo is more alive than ever -- immortalized through her art, and now through her fashionable wardrobe.<p>The cover of the November issue of <i>Vogue Mexico</i> magazine offers a preview of the new exhibit "Appearances …

Frida Kahlo restoration work begins

More than 350 photos taken by the Mexican artist and her husband Diego Rivera are being repaired in a six-month project<p>Mexican artist Frida Kahlo is renowned for her painting, especially her vivid self-portraits, but she was also a keen photographer and collector of photographs, like her husband, …