Apple’s purchase of AuthenTec was the largest acquisition in its history. Now that the 5S fingerprint sensor is a flagship feature for the new iPhone it has become clear why Apple made the move.
Although the sensor is a significant step forward, Apple may not be done with biometrics. It is possible the fingerprint sensor is the first of many implementations to eliminate passwords on a wider scale. Potentially across the Internet and mobile app ecosystem. Read more ›
The latest issue of Icreon Tech Magazine is available via Flipboard! There are some interesting articles exploring wearable computing, mobile eCommerce trends, and women in technology.
Find the magazine here.
Welcome to the weekly Enterprise Tech News update at The Icreon Blog. Within these weekly posts you’ll find an overview of some of the top enterprise software and IT news throughout the web. Here are some leading headlines in the enterprise software and IT space: Read more ›
For 11 consecutive quarters the U.S. eCommerce industry has continued to experience double-digit growth. And much of that success is thanks to mobile.
Despite domineering players such as Amazon, Ebay, and Walmart, the growth has benefitted small and midsize brands alike. Mobile ubiquity and billions of social media users have offered a new means to market, engage, and conduct transactions with a brand. Read more ›
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Could employee productivity and mobile games be a match made in heaven? When done correctly – absolutely. Gamification – the use of game mechanics and psychology to drive a set of specific desired behaviors – is a legitimate motivational technique that will undoubtedly be the future of business productivity. Read more ›
Cities of the future will need much more than concrete, steel, and hardware to come to fruition. The Smart City and The Internet of Things have been discussed for years by excited futurists and technology innovators alike. Yet a substantial portion of the commentary rests solely on the hardware and devices which will bring about such a reality. With Intel predicting The Internet of Things and smart cities contributing to a potential $70 trillion market with 20 billion devices with embedded sensors, a lot of code will be required to pull everything together. Read more ›
Global online sales exceeded $1 trillion last year, and marketers have officially entered a new era of doing business. Mobile devices and social media are integral parts of the shopping experience, forcing eCommerce strategies to evolve. No longer do marketers wonder if campaigns are effective. Through analytics and marketing attribution, you can directly track a customer’s digital footprint to see how the customer arrived at a point of sale. These new technologies present numerous opportunities to extend your marketing efforts and derive increased business value from eCommerce.
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Enterprises and businesses rely on technology that will one day grow out of date and become ineffective. A legacy system migration effectively addresses the issue of modernizing or rebuilding older legacy applications to handle future business needs including business process optimization and workflow integration. Read more ›
Beautiful hardware is visually pleasing, but utterly useless without practical software applications. For instance, Nokia’s Lumia 1020 offered incredible features such as the highest megapixel count on the market. Yet the hardware’s success fell short mainly due to a lackluster Windows OS and an absence of quality in the Windows App market. Even though the enterprise and consumer markets are acclimated with mobile, we are now on the cusp of a new period of disruption from wearable computing devices. Read more ›