Mobile and social lead the list of hot tech trends for retailers, but they had company at the National Retail Federation's Big Show 2012. Here's a basket full of ideas to check out.
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Maximize Your Facebook Edge Rank Facebook has algorithms just like Google has algorithms, and the key one for Facebook is Edge Rank. "If your comments and posts on Facebook don't elicit comment and actions, then you're wasting your time," advises Pinny Gniwisch of Ice.com. "A story in your feed that has tons of comments will rise up above everything else in people's streams." When you post, make sure it's compelling content that people want to share.
Building A Mobile Business MindsetAmong 688 respondents, 46% have deployed mobile apps, with an additional 24% planning to in the next year. Soon all apps will look like mobile apps – and it's past time for those with no plans to get cracking.
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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