Retailers’ efforts to lure shoppers to stores with experiences still misses

Retailers are still coming up short on winning shoppers over with in-store experiences.More than one-third of shoppers said they “feel nothing” when asked about their initial reaction after shopping in stores, GPShopper found in its latest report, “Reality of Retail: Consumer Connection.”GPShopper’s study, which was conducted with research firm YouGov, asked roughly 1,200 U.S. adults[…]

IoT testing: How to overcome 5 big challenges 

IoT testing: How to overcome 5 big challenges Gartner says that more than 6.4 billion Internet of Things (IoT) devices will be in use in 2016, and that number will grow to more than 20 billion by 2026. Testing these devices—which range from refrigerators that automatically place orders to the supermarket, to self-driving cars—will be one of[…]

Number Of Connected Intelligent Assistants Set To Exceed Global Population By 2021 

The relatively sudden emergence of connected intelligence and virtual digital assistants like Alexa, Siri, Cortana, and others appears to on the road to ubiquity: the native digital assistant installed base is set to exceed 7.5 billion active devices by 2021, which is more than the world population, according to a report by British consultancy Ovum.The company[…]

Why should development teams choose your API management solution?

Rogue Wave Software’s Ian Goldsmith, and CA Technologies’ Bill Oakes and David Chiu make a case for their company’s API management solutions.Ian Goldsmith, vice president of Akana product management at Rogue Wave SoftwareOne of the easiest way to answer that is when you look at the analysts who do in-depth studies of these products such[…]

Times of Change Call for Increased Levels of Communication and Courage

I used to work for a manager who said, “Lead, follow, or get out of the way.” Times of change are a litmus test for leadership, which means sharing with employees what we know and what we don’t know. This is the time for courageous conversations and straightforward communication. This is the time to talk[…]

Apple’s latest digital health solution: AirPods

I’ve been monitoring the evolution of digital health for years.Over time it has become increasingly certain that the next wave of digital health devices will provide much deeper analysis of what shape you are in than telling you when to stand up. Apple’s next adventure on this journey puts…–– ADVERTISEMENT ––Health in your earsThree newly-published[…]

How We Solved Authentication and Authorization in Our Microservice Architecture

  At Andela, we have multiple internal apps built by the internal Engineering teams used to manage internal process and to make us more efficient. As time passed, the number of apps increased and each app had to evolve alongside the passing of time to enable us handle our growth. We started experiencing a number[…]

Twitter accounts hacked, Twitter Counter steps forward as culprit

Twitter Counter, a third-party analytics service, appears once again to have provided a gateway for hackers to post messages to high-profile Twitter accounts.An unlikely number of Twitter users suddenly learned to speak Turkish on Wednesday, posting an inflammatory message in the language replete with Nazi swastikas.–– ADVERTISEMENT ––Among those posting the message were the Twitter[…]