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Internationalisation in Online Retailing

March 15, 2016 • Business Mobility & E-Commerce, Global Business, Marketing & Consumers, Strategic Spotlight, STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, TECHNOLOGYComments (0)

By Moritz Hahn and Niccolò Pisani Online retailing is clearly on the rise. In this article the authors offer a snapshot of the current status of online retailing and provide insights on how differences between countries play a fundamental role in shaping firms’ internationalisation in the online space.   You might also like: How to …

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Mobile Customer App Engagement Pays Off

November 20, 2015 • Big Data & Analytics, Business Mobility & E-Commerce, Internet of Things, Marketing & Consumers, Social Media, STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, TECHNOLOGYComments (2)

By Peter Weill and Stephanie L. Woerner The popularity of the smartphone has exploded, and continues to do so. The ever-growing usage of the latest mobile technology across all demographics provides businesses in any type of industry with unique opportunities

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Alphabet International: How today’s companies can achieve sustainable Business Mobility

November 20, 2015 • Business Mobility & E-Commerce, Social Impact, SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICS, TECHNOLOGYComments (0)

Sustainability is the modern day buzzword. Sounds great in theory, but what about the practice? Sustainability relating to fleet management goes beyond merely decreasing a company’s carbon footprint. In business mobility, partnering with the right

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Mobile Technology Meets Social Innovation: Reflections on progress and challenges

September 17, 2015 • Business Mobility & E-Commerce, Emerging Ideas, Entrepreneurship, INNOVATION, Social Impact, SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICS, TECHNOLOGYComments (1)

By Ken Banks Talk is good, or so they say. But too much talk and not enough action isn’t. After working for the past twelve years in the technology-for-development (ICT4D) field, I’m beginning to feel that talking is pretty much all it does, and that

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India’s Lessons for Creating a Digital Business

July 20, 2015 • Big Data & Analytics, Business Mobility & E-Commerce, Global Business, Internet of Things, Social Media, STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, TECHNOLOGYComments (0)

By Raghav Narsalay and Avnish Sabharwal As India rapidly moves into the digital era, leading Indian businesses are changing their business models to capture the opportunity. You might also like: How to Stand Out Online Organisational Identity as the

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The Rise of the Mobility Maker

March 12, 2015 • Business Mobility & E-Commerce, INNOVATION, SPECIAL FEATURESComments (0)

Forward-thinking fleet managers can spark sustainable change by re-evaluating their roles and pursuing a new approach to Business Mobility. You might also like: Have We Lost the Ability to Listen to Bad News? Future Work: Changes, Choices & Consequences Your

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The Road to Sustainable Business Mobility

September 19, 2014 • Business Mobility & E-Commerce, Climate Change, Global Business, SPECIAL FEATURES, Strategic Spotlight, STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICS, TECHNOLOGYComments (0)

Interview with Carsten Kwirandt In this day and age, sustainability must be on the agenda of every organisation – particularly when it comes to their mobility needs. Below, Alphabet International’s Head of Marketing and Business Development, Carsten

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Should We Give Connecting Ourselves to the Internet Pause for Thought?

September 19, 2014 • Big Data & Analytics, Business Mobility & E-Commerce, Internet of Things, TECHNOLOGYComments (0)

By Jim Carlsson With each device that is connected to the internet comes a new opportunity for cyber-criminals to exploit and new ways for hackers to attack. With the Internet of Things struggling to come to terms with the security challenge, Jim Carlsson,

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Open Heartbleed Surgery – Securing Against Further Vulnerabilities

May 21, 2014 • Business Mobility & E-Commerce, Internet of Things, SPECIAL FEATURES, TECHNOLOGYComments (0)

By David Sandin David Sandin, product manager at Clavister looks at the implications of the Heartbleed bug and the use of open-source code libraries in vendors’ security solutions. You might also like: How to Stand Out Online Future Work: Changes, Choices &

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Securing Mobile Targets

March 5, 2014 • Big Data & Analytics, Business Mobility & E-Commerce, Internet of Things, TECHNOLOGYComments (0)

By John Vestberg While 4G and LTE networks deliver unprecedented bandwith and performance, they lack the inherent security of previous-generation networks.  Below, John Vestberg, CEO of Clavister shows how operators can secure their LTE networks, and protect