Pandora was a disruptor in the digital music sector, but is it now in danger of being itself disrupted by the likes of Apple and Spotify?
Booking a flight is not what you'd call frictionless. Making sure you get that flight at the best price is worse. Hopper set about to change that. In the process, they've learned plenty on push marketing, conversions, and earning customer loyalty. Hopper's Dakota Smith shared how they've become a major player in mobile flight bookings - and how product analytics from Mixpanel paid off.
Netflix's meteoric rise has revolutionized broadcast TV operating and models and, with $6 billion to throw at original content in 2017, is doing the stuff the BBC used to do.
Not all BI projects are created equal. At NRF 2017, I found out how Aldo achieved a 90 percent mobile BI adoption rate. The bigger story is about giving employees the data they need to be effective - no small feat in modern retail. Aldo's David Dadoun shared his project tips, and gave us a look at SAP BusinessObjects Roambi in action.
This piece started out as a roast. But as I got deeper, I wanted to better understand why Medium has struggled, and how it might succeed. And what about the enterprise reader? How should we think about our own content investments in light of Medium's rethink?
After a month living with an Amazon Echo Dot, here's what I and two mischievous 12-year-olds have made of its AI-powered Alexa virtual assistant.
Voice control is coming to devices in the workplace, bringing virtual assistants to enterprise applications, predicts Kevin Roberts of FinancialForce
Two stories involving privacy - or lack thereof - paint a dystopian picture. Evernote throws privacy under the "machine learning" bus, while Yahoo sets an unflattering record for total accounts breached. There may be a silver lining though: better policies and more urgency.
Enterprise UX design has made big progress - but not so fast. The future of UX is rushing towards us, with AI, bots, voice, and wearables sending designers back to basic training. Then there's the design temptation of manipulating consumers. I take a look ahead - and hand out some informal 2016 UX awards.
EDF Energy is implementing the full suite of SuccessFactors cloud HCM and taking an iterative approach to designing new processes with its users
It may have 500 million registered users, but really, Dropbox is now far more interested in adding to its 200,000 corporate user base and sees collaboration tools, together with a rich array of technology partners adding a wide range of specialised tools, as the way to get both there, and possibly onto the public stock market.
Enterprise integration vendor Snaplogic raises $40m for global expansion in its mission to connect enterprise apps and data across cloud and on-premise
At AWS re:Invent in Las Vegas, JPL tech staff demonstrated how the Alexa voice control system provides a way for humans to communicate with smart products and robots.