Federal Initiative Aims to Spur Software Development

April 24th, 2014


The allure of Big Data stems from the ability to use advanced technology to manage and manipulate huge amounts of information. Not only that, Big Data offers the opportunity for unlocking information not previously available, and even not previously knowable.
However, the software required to underpin Big Data and related IT advances may not be up to the task. A federal agency within the U.S. Department of Defense now contends that increasingly powerful and complex IT systems will require similar advances in software.

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7 Things that Make WooCommerce Compelling

April 24th, 2014

WooCommerce is, arguably, the most popular and important WordPress ecommerce plugin. Its ease of use, features, and flexibility make it a leading ecommerce platform, capable of rivaling even the best known ecommerce solutions.
Although WooCommerce is a plugin, when combined with WordPress’ long list of features …

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Is Square Mobile Payments in Trouble?

April 24th, 2014


The story of Square mobile-payments may surprise you. Imagine swiping customer credit cards on your iPhone, iPad or Android. We have all heard the magical stories about a brilliant idea sketched on a napkin that turned into the next big success in business. While these things do happen, more often the bubble bursts. It’s just a matter of when. Is that what is starting to happen with Square? Much too often, short-term brilliant ideas seem to fade and long-term success is fleeting.

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inContact Rolls Out Feature-Rich Cloud Call Center Update

April 23rd, 2014


inContact has released its first cloud contact center software update for the year. Version 14.1 contains a new two-way SMS channel, more refined automated call-routing, deeper integration with Salesforce.com and Oracle, and new APIs that give enterprise users the ability to customize their own applications and do a deep dive into their data. “No one else in the market provides this many new features in each release and product edition,” Jennifer Waite, product marketing manager at inContact.

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How to Identify Dubious Credit Card Processing Fees, Part 2

April 23rd, 2014

Editor’s Note: This is “Part 2″ of a three-part series. “Part 1″ we published last month.
The purpose of this series is to identify dubious fees that are commonly charged by certain credit card providers. Keep in mind, there is a lack of enforced standards …

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