Several savvy organizations use Facebook apps to increase brand awareness and engage new and existing customers. Consider these interesting examples.
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North Social offers a suite of 18 applications for pushing out promotions, running sweepstakes, distributing exclusive content, and activating social commerce. According to the company, there are more than 5,000,000 monthly active users of North Social apps, and a Facebook user interacts with a North Social app every 1.1 seconds. The Home Shopping Network, for example, is using North Social's Fan Offer app.
The Agile ArchiveWhen it comes to managing data, donít look at backup and archiving systems as burdens and cost centers. A well-designed archive can enhance data protection and restores, ease search and e-discovery efforts, and save money by intelligently moving data from expensive primary storage systems.
2014 Analytics, BI, and Information Management SurveyITís tried for years to simplify data analytics and business intelligence efforts. Have visual analysis tools and Hadoop and NoSQL databases helped? Respondents to our 2014 InformationWeek Analytics, Business Intelligence, and Information Management Survey have a mixed outlook.