6 Ways iPhone 5, iOS 6 Amp Up Social Opportunities
Apple's iPhone 5 and iOS 6 add social capabilities to the iPhone and iPad that will provide new ways for businesses to interact with their customers.
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Many companies are developing more video to engage their customers, and many smart companies are fleshing out their content store with customer-generated video. The iPhones new video capabilities make the process of shooting and editing better-quality videos that much easier. According to Apple, the iPhone 5s backside illumination sensor and large aperture on the iSight camera let in more light, making videos brighter. In addition, the camera offers white balance and noise reduction capabilities, as well as image stabilization, that will improve the quality of videos in almost any set. Users can also now take photos while recording video. Video shot on the iPhone 5 are 20% smaller in file size, but retain their full-resolution quality, according to Apple. This means they will take less time to email or send via MMS.
InformationWeek Elite 100Our data shows these innovators using digital technology in two key areas: providing better products and cutting costs. Almost half of them expect to introduce a new IT-led product this year, and 46% are using technology to make business processes more efficient.
The UC Infrastructure TrapWorries about subpar networks tanking unified communications programs could be valid: Thirty-one percent of respondents have rolled capabilities out to less than 10% of users vs. 21% delivering UC to 76% or more. Is low uptake a result of strained infrastructures delivering poor performance?
Top IT Trends to Watch in Financial ServicesIT pros at banks, investment houses, insurance companies, and other financial services organizations are focused on a range of issues, from peer-to-peer lending to cybersecurity to performance, agility, and compliance. It all matters.
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