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Mobile Claims Apps: From Front to Back

Superstorm Sandy hit the East Coast on Oct. 30, 2012 and for days lashed the region with high winds and rain. From that day through November 5, …

6 Exercise Programs to Get You Swimsuit-Ready

Summer’s just around the corner — have you started working on your swimsuit body yet?<p>Whether you can’t find the time or just plain can’t afford a gym …

The 2013 World's Most Innovative Companies | Fast Company

How brands are using facial recognition to transform marketing

<i>This post comes via Parham Aarabi, the CEO of ModiFace.</i><p>Technology has significantly changed the nature of marketing, or so we are told. Local, social, real-time, and mobile are more and more on the minds of marketing managers, though the return on investment and best practices are both far from …

The Future Of Mobile [SLIDE DECK]

We hosted our <b>IGNITION: Mobile</b> conference on March 21 in San Francisco.<p>To kick off the conference, our <b>BI Intelligence</b> team—Marcelo Ballvé, Alex Cocotas, and I—put together a deck on the current trends in mobile. We looked closely at the growth of smartphone and tablet adoption, the platform wars, …

Top Salespeople Use LinkedIn to Sell More

I recently interviewed 54 top salespeople about how they use LinkedIn to research accounts, prospect for leads, and generate sales. All of the study participants sell technology-based products to the IT departments of mid to large size companies.<p>The study included three types of salespeople: 33% …

The App Is Winning The Mobile War

<b>The App Has Won The Mobile War (Flurry via VentureBeat)</b><br>Only 20 percent of American consumers' time on mobile devices is spent on the mobile Web. A massive majority, 80 percent, is spent in apps: games, news, productivity, utility and social networking apps. Turns out, it's an app world, after all. …

Mobile

How Big Is Big Data?

<b>Big Data remains nascent, with the hype surrounding its use far exceeding its actual prevalence. Among financial services firms with hands-on</b> …

Big Data: Where to Begin? | Bank Systems Technology

Bank Systems & Technology got an early exclusive look at a report to be released tomorrow by Celent that highlights the difficulties many financial …

Big Data

21 Most Admired Companies Making IT A Competitive Advantage

All enterprises, regardless of what they produce or the services they deliver, are really information businesses.<p>The accuracy, speed and precision of IT systems means the difference between winning or losing customers, keeping supply chains profitable, and solidly translating new concepts into …

Why the collision of big data and privacy will require a new realpolitik

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>Credit: Corbis / Stanley Eales<p>When it comes to protecting privacy in the digital age, anonymization is a terrifically …

Inside Citi’s Mobile Strategy

Banks and financial institutions were early adopters of mobile because it was a service people expected. It’s convenient.<p>Citi, for example, got into …

Banking

The 10/10/10 Rule For Tough Decisions

It’s good to sleep on it when there are tough choices to make, but you also need a strategy once you wake up–which is why you should employ the 10/10/10 rule.<p>It’s easy to lose perspective when we’re facing a thorny dilemma. Blinded by the particulars of the situation, we’ll waffle and agonize, …

Los Angeles

The 12 Things That Successfully Convert a Great Idea Into a Reality

How many times have you been in a meeting and someone says to you, “That’s a great idea, you should take the initiative and make it a reality.” What typically happens? Most of the time – nothing. Most great ideas remain dormant because people don’t have the courage, resources, time and/or money to …