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Why Can't Companies Get Mobile Right?

Why Can't Companies Get Mobile Right?Most company executives apparently understand how important mobile is for their business, but few of those companies actually provide proper mobile experiences, an IBM report has found.

Adobe Creative Cloud Debuts, Digital Publishing Suite Creates 100 Million Downloads

Adobe Creative Cloud Debuts, Digital Publishing Suite Creates 100 Million Downloads

 Adobe's Creative Cloud has officially debuted, and the Digital Publishing Suite has created 100 million downloaded items in two years, the company announced this week.

National Small Business Week in the US: Software for Small Biz

National Small Business Week in the US: Software for Small BizHappy National Small Business Week in the US! We recommend small businesses invest in some social business, information management and customer experience management tools to keep new customers coming in, and keep current ones happy.

Ektron 9 Debuts with Digital Marketing, Mobile Focus

Ektron 9 Debuts with Digital Marketing, Mobile Focus

Ektron, a prominent .NET Web CMS provider, has debuted version 9 of its core product, and the focus is on things like personalization and targeting, two popular themes in digital marketing and mobile.

Ektron Based US Government Website Reportedly Hacked

Government Website Hacked
An Ektron-based website for an obscure branch of the US Government has apparently been hacked this week, but so far, details on what exactly happened have yet to filter out.

Accenture Report: Mobile Carriers Can't Keep Up with Customer Demands

Accenture Report: Mobile Carriers Can't Keep Up with Customer Demands

Mobile carriers the world over have a fight on their hands if they want to keep up with customer demand, an Accenture report has found, and they’ll need to provide better technology and more products to keep up.

Ektron Gets Financing for Global, Mobile, Cloud Expansion

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Ektron's visualization of its Managed Cloud, from its website.

Web CMS and customer experience management provider Ektron is ready to boost its global sales/marketing programs and its mobile/cloud offerings, thanks to a new infusion of outside investment. This round of financing, the third in the company’s 15-year history, brings the total outside funding to US$ 4.5 million. 

SDL CEO Mark Lancaster on Saas, Partners + CXM #sdlinnovate

SDL CEO Mark Lancaster on Saas, Partners + CXM #sdlinnovateSDL has developed a global CXM strategy, will slowly transition to a Sass model for some products, and work harder to build up partner relationships, SDL CEO Mark Lancaster said at the SDL Innovate conference this week.

Salesforce Acquires BI Start Up EdgeSpring, Marketing Cloud Expands

screenshot-edgespringsalesforce-2013.jpgSalesforce has acquired business intelligence and analytics startup EdgeSpring, and the company’s Marketing Cloud is expanding yet again only a week after the company spent US$ 2.5 billion on email marketing vendor ExactTarget.

Marketo Debuts Intelligent Targeting Tool in Wake of IPO

Marketing automation vendor Marketo has debuted an intelligent targeting tool called the Customer Engagement engine in the wake of its US$ 80 million IPO.

Google Directs Traffic App Waze into the Buy Lane

Google Directs Traffic App Waze into the Buy Lane

Google has announced the acquisition of social mapping app Waze for an undisclosed amount, and for now, the Isreal based development team will remain in place, a company blog post noted.

eZ Publish Releases Version 5.1

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Open source CMS vendor eZ Systems has relaeasd version 5.1 of its eZ Publish plaftorm, a minor update that includes the Symfony2 PHP Web framework, and a complete set of APIs.

Connected Workplaces Critical for Keeping Top Workers

Mobile devices and always on broadband connections make collaboration more seamless than ever, and now businesses are discovering there is a link between enabling those seamless experiences and keeping their best employees.

Startup datafu.se Links Database Emails to Social Media Profiles

image-datafuse-2013.gif Companies so often have a roster of contact emails hidden in their database, and startup datafu.se is offering to tap into those emails by linking them to their owners' social media profiles.

Salesforce New President is Former Oracle Executive

Oracle and Salesforce compete for enterprise customers, and now it looks like they are competing for executive talent because Salesforce has just hired Keith Block, a former Oracle executive, as its president and vice chairman.

Smartphones Now Owned by Majority of American Adults

Smartphones Now Owned by Majority of American AdultsImage courtesy of Flickr user MIKI Yoshihito via Creative Commons license.

Nearly 60% of American adults own smartphones, a Pew Research report has found, a number that has gone up by about two thirds in only two years.

Composite C1 Releases Version 4

Composite C1 Releases Version 4Composite C1, the open source, .NET based CMS, has released version 4 of its main product after five public beta releases, and the system is now deployed on over 50 production websites running on a pre release version.

Yellowfin Replacing Analytics Dashboards with its Timeline Feature

Yellowfin Replacing Analytics Dashboards with its Timeline FeatureYellowfin, a business intelligence and analytics firm, has released version 6.3 of its flagship product, and its social and collaborative features, what it calls the Timeline, could be the future of analytics dashboards.

SiteSpect Debuts Testing Tool for How a Site Works, not Just Looks

SiteSpect Debuts Testing Tool for How a Site Works, not Just Looks

Testing a website for varying designs and layouts is a key way to figure out what is most enticing to visitors, but optimization vendor SiteSpect has decided that is no longer enough, and has debuted a tool to test how a site works as well.

DataSift Adds Instagram, Facebook Page + Google+ Data Sources

DataSift Adds Instagram, Facebook Page + Google+ Data Sources DataSift, an enterprise social data company, has added Instagram, Facebook Page and Google+ data to its managed data offering, and partnered with analytics and visualization vendor Tableau on data integration.