Business Insights and Tech Tips September 2013

Business Insights And Technology Tips For Small And Midsized Enterprises (SMEs)

Big Data in Motion

Did you know that Big Data in manufacturing can potentially revolutionize how we build, produce and live? Big Data is presenting many opportunities to the manufacturing industry. Having the ability to instantly access and query massive amounts of data has fueled rapid growth in volume, velocity and complexity of information coursing throughout the entire manufacturing enterprise. “With ever-greater amounts of machine-to-machine, person-to-machine and person-to-person data being captured and analyzed, manufacturers have the opportunity to lower costs, increase profit and gather valuable insights.”




Facebook Cover Feed for Android

Facebook brought one of its more popular features to the Android app, the Facebook home: cover feed. By making this available, Facebook users can now use all of the features of the cover feed without launching the app or even unlocking their phone.

See: Mashable



Can Google Authorship Really Cause a Huge Traffic Drop?

Recently, some have debated if Google authorship has caused a drop in traffic to their websites. For instance, “Alex Yumashev created quite a stir with his claim that Google authorship decreased his traffic by 90 percent.” Within this article, you will read about the debate about whether authorship does more harm than good.

See: Search Engine Watch



25 Things to Test Before Your Website Goes Live

Writers, editors, web designers and web developers should review a few things about the website before making it go live. Some things the writers and editors should consider double-checking include: spelling, grammar, punctuation, forms, and site speed. It is suggested that web designers look at compatibility, fonts, and images. Would also be wise for web developer to look at urls and validate all links before making a website viewable to the public.

See: Search Engine Watch



Real Time Social Insights from SAP Help Companies

The new SAP Social Contact analytic application is a tool which allows businesses to gather insights from customers and social media channels. The application allows professionals to include social sentiment insights into their campaigns. It is part of a set of applications powered by SAP HANA. SAP Customer Engagement Intelligence includes: SAP Social Contact Intelligence, SAP Audience Discovery and targeting, SAP Customer Value Intelligence, and SAP Account Intelligence.

See: SAP 


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  • SAP Business One ERP
  • Electronic and Mobile Commerce
  • Enterprise Mobility
  • Bar codes and Scanning
  • Business Intelligence (BI)
  • Business Analytics
  • Internet
  • Databases (SAP HANA)
  • Cloud Computing
  • Custom Programming
  • Web Development

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