Sunlight lingers longer and longer as pollen kissed winds descend upon lands beleaguered by a preternaturally biting winter. Take a moment to savor this natural respite as you reflect upon times gone by, and upon completion, check out the latest Bateman client updates. A glimpse at the roundup: Get Satisfaction was highlighted by Forbes as one of the leading companies transforming future workplaces. By harnessing the wisdom of customer communities, businesses have one of the most powerful and effective tools for support, marketing and development. Money never sleeps so neither do hackers - Qualys CTO Wolfgang Kandek gave his perspective in TechCrunch on the security vulnerabilities opening up for the still-ubiquitous Windows XP, an operating system introduced nearly 13 years ago.
“10 New Ideas And Products That Will Change Business As Usual In 2014,” Forbes - In a review of disruptive innovations in business, Forbes Contributor Mark Fidelman highlighted a handful of technologies and ideas that would reshape workplaces in the future. Our favorite community platform, Get Satisfaction, found its way on the list as a groundbreaking solution for harnessing the crowd to solve customer issues easily and effectively.
“Enterprise Cloud Economy Driven by 10 Market Forces in 2014,” eWeek – In this slideshow, Simon Aspinall, chief of vertical markets, strategy and marketing at Virtustream, shared his predictions for top trends driving the enterprise cloud market in 2014.
“Netskope Survey Reveals Lack of Cloud Apps Policy Awareness,” Talkin’ Cloud - Writer Chris Talbot covered results of Netskope’s RSA survey that revealed 60 percent of the IT security attendees are either unaware of their companies’ cloud apps policies or are certain they don’t exist. As we move into an increasingly cloud-powered future, lack of safety protocols within many companies’ cloud app policies will likely expose them to security lapses in the not-too-distant-future.
“Window XP’s Lingering and Troubling Market Share,” TechCrunch – TechCrunch included Qualys CTO Wolfgang Kandek’s commentary in its coverage of the end of Windows XP. Kandek said that when Microsoft ends updates and support for Windows XP it will make a direct attack route for cybercriminals.
“Google Play’s game-related revenues are growing twice as fast as iOS,” VentureBeat - VentureBeat covered App Annie’s joint report with IDC revealing that the Android app store quadrupled its game-related revenue from the fourth quarter of 2012 to the same period in 2013. The article also lists the top-grossing apps overall for both Google Play and iOS worldwide in 2013.