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  • Three CRM danger zones and how to avoid them | IT Business
    physics of your sales cycle is critical the Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle takes its toll on the accuracy and relevance of measurements in the soft skills So the model you develop is unlikely to be realistic basis for management direction The grand daddy of misleaders is the marketing investment ROI report CEOs marketing VPs and sales VPs all want to know how much revenue do we get from this kind of marketing So they ask for a report showing recent marketing events the leads they create the pipeline that results and the closed business over time A reasonable request that CRM systems can t answer at least for B2B companies The reason In an Enterprise sale you frequently don t know the length or phases of the sales cycle from the customer s perspective You don t know which people actually made the deal go over the goal line And you don t know which particular marketing touch motivated the prospects to take action Of course you can build models and scoring systems to extrapolate the customer s mental state from their behavior but these models are usually nothing more than a pile of untested assumptions Consequently pipeline impact reports using these models yield highly variable results that don t hold up to scrutiny With stringent assumptions marketing may be seen to impact only 5 per cent of revenue and with looser ones marketing may be seen to impact more than 100 per cent of revenue yes it s possible The answer to these big misleaders About all you can do is produce smaller more confined reports that are valid and remind the requesters that no CRM system can read minds David Taber is the author of the new Prentice Hall book Salesforce com Secrets of Success and is the CEO of SalesLogistix a certified Salesforce com consultancy focused on business process improvement through use of CRM systems SalesLogistix clients are in North America Europe Israel and India and David has over 25 years experience in high tech including 10 years at the VP level or above Post to Twitter Post to Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google More Articles RIM buys Cellmania in hopes of a better App World Be like Facebook dump IE6 Managing Business Sales and Marketing application businesses CRM systems customer relations management SMBs software What topic would you like to see covered in the next issue Read the Computing Canada articles you made happen Democratizing Business Continuity Agility and efficiency through virtual switching Sponsored by Microsoft Browse Articles Related Recent News Leadership Managing Business IT Administration Mobility Related Online privacy attacks up by 42 SMBs targeted May 30th 2013 SMB budgets on the up and up spent on end user devices and cloud May 30th 2013 Canadian SMBs shy from government hiring incentives May 29th 2013 Kissflow builds in Google quick actions for business users May 21st 2013 Readyportal combines Web CMS with collaborative workflow May 17th 2013

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  • Mobile malware a looming menace | IT Business
    our mobile banking she says For instance she said ING s mobile banking application only works with browsers that use the 128 bit encryption Rather than relying on passwords alone ING also makes use of passphrases and user chosen images As users are setting up their mobile banking account they are asked to choose a security phrase or an image from ING s image bank When the user logs into the ING mobile banking site the user must see this phrase or image said Rideout If the chosen image or phrase doesn t appear that is an indication that the user is being phished and may have entered a bogus site As an added security the IP address of the user s machine is also registered by ING When as user logs into the ING mobile banking site using a different machine they are asked a security question Security recommendations Titterington of Ovum recommends that banks and financial firms using mobile transfer apps routinely check the security of mobile payments more rigorously and consider offering to reverse payments made in error even if fraud is not proven He said financial institutions should practice defense in depth strategies that ensure the mobile handset backend servers and data transmissions are secured For instance handsets should have authentication or remote shut off mechanisms to prevent accounts from being hacked when the device is stolen On the back end fraud detection systems that monitor transactions and detect potential fraud similar to those being used in online backing debit card and credit card transactions should be used Rideout of ING also encourages users to keep their browsers and phone operating systems up to date to benefit from the most recent security patches Post to Twitter Post to Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google More Articles Mingle play travel smarter with location based services HP ProBook 4520 offers professionals performance on a budget Finance Mobility Security banking Malware Mobile payment Security threat What topic would you like to see covered in the next issue Read the Computing Canada articles you made happen Democratizing Business Continuity Agility and efficiency through virtual switching Sponsored by Microsoft Browse Articles Related Recent News Leadership Managing Business IT Administration Mobility Related Strum hopes to strike a chord with local businesses May 31st 2013 Online privacy attacks up by 42 SMBs targeted May 30th 2013 HootSuite beefs up security features for Twitter May 30th 2013 McAfee unveils new security suites for BYOD era May 29th 2013 Canada s privacy watchdog calls for sharper teeth in digital age May 23rd 2013 Adding on software tailored to your business May 15th 2013 Half of Canadians own at least three digital devices May 14th 2013 Home office and teleworkers have home security options May 7th 2013 Fongo creates new brand friendly skins for its app May 7th 2013 Tablets dead in five years No way April 30th 2013 Facebook Home offers hyper targeted access to mobile channel

    Original URL path: http://www.itbusiness.ca/news/mobile-malware-a-looming-menace/15162 (2013-06-03)
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  • Convertible | IT Business
    Harmeet Singh itbusinessca What topic would you like to see covered in the next issue Read the Computing Canada articles you made happen Democratizing Business Continuity Agility and efficiency through virtual switching Sponsored by Microsoft Browse Articles Related Recent News Leadership Managing Business IT Administration Mobility Related Amazon brings latest tablet offering to Canada with Kindle Fire HD May 24th 2013 Amazon offers Canadians yet another free cloud storage service May 21st 2013 Small form factor workstations a fit for small businesses May 16th 2013 SAP targets sports entertainment vertical San Francisco 49ers a customer May 14th 2013 Will Windows RT go the way of the Zune May 6th 2013 Tablets dead in five years No way April 30th 2013 Samsung Galaxy Note 8 0 now available in Canada April 19th 2013 Tablets being purchased as additional device not PC replacement NPD April 17th 2013 Kobo launches limited edition Kobo Aura HD E Ink eReader April 16th 2013 Chromebook Pixel Is there a point April 2nd 2013 Dell measures 400 variables to gauge brand what do you do April 2nd 2013 Kobo Arc gets Jelly Bean upgrade March 25th 2013 Recent Buytopia acquires six competitors May 31st 2013 Entrepreneur designs 3D printing business with low costs in mind May 31st 2013 All Hands on Tech Acer Aspire S7 May 31st 2013 Strum hopes to strike a chord with local businesses May 31st 2013 What makes a tweet retweet worthy May 31st 2013 Online privacy attacks up by 42 SMBs targeted May 30th 2013 HootSuite beefs up security features for Twitter May 30th 2013 SMB budgets on the up and up spent on end user devices and cloud May 30th 2013 Salesforce com wants to socialize your Intranet with Company Communities May 30th 2013 TWG navigates startup waters while throwing others a line May 30th 2013 Microsoft hopes for fresh Start with Windows 8 1 May 30th 2013 Canadian SMBs shy from government hiring incentives May 29th 2013 Leadership TWG navigates startup waters while throwing others a line May 30th 2013 Asteroid mining firm to crowdfund first space telescope on Kickstarter May 29th 2013 Young Ontario entrepreneurs to get a 1 million funding boost May 28th 2013 SMBs have growing need for high performance computing big data May 28th 2013 Businesses should embrace change or prepare to fail May 27th 2013 Young entrepreneurs learning real world skills with startup FoodStory May 24th 2013 Canadian Innovation Exchange opens Top 20 contest for 2013 May 24th 2013 The habits of highly intelligent communities May 22nd 2013 New hire Salim Teja wants to develop MaRS innovation tissue May 22nd 2013 To narrow your skills gap hire your interns and co ops and train them well May 16th 2013 Startup accelerator boosting disruptive technologies May 16th 2013 BlackBerry Messenger On iOS Android and social networking May 15th 2013 Managing Business Buytopia acquires six competitors May 31st 2013 All Hands on Tech Acer Aspire S7 May 31st 2013 Strum hopes to strike a chord with local

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  • Hewlett-packard | IT Business
    to be released this Fall including six mobile personal computers Timed to match the launch of Microsoft s Windows 7 operating system Post to Twitter Post to Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google Published on September 16th 2009 Brian Jackson brianjjackson Microsoft Warns of Chaos if Word Sales Are Halted A week earlier U S District Court Judge Leonard Davis had issued the injunction and ordered that Microsoft pay 290 million in damages and interest to Toronto based i4i Inc for infringing on that company s Post to Twitter Post to Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google Published on August 24th 2009 Gregg Keizer itbusinessca Toronto firm gets small businesses focused with a SLAP Jennifer Ettinger just asks one question when she s trying to hone her business strategy What Would Gaye Do The founder of FitYourStyle com a lifestyle Web site for women does have more than one Post to Twitter Post to Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google Published on June 5th 2009 Brian Jackson brianjjackson IBM HP lead the way on green IT If your IT department has decided to go green you probably need help from your strategic IT vendors But which ones In an attempt to find out Gartner analyst Simon Mingay in partnership Post to Twitter Post to Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google Published on October 22nd 2008 Neal Weinberg itbusinessca HP vows to reduce PC energy use by 25 in 2010 Hewlett Packard Tuesday announced that it plans to reduce energy consumption of its personal computers by 25 within two years To reach its goal HP said it will reduce energy usage by integrating energy saving technologies Post to Twitter Post to Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google Published on October 15th 2008 Sharon Gaudin itbusinessca 1 2 Next What topic would you like to see covered in the next issue Read the Computing Canada articles you made happen Democratizing Business Continuity Agility and efficiency through virtual switching Sponsored by Microsoft Browse Articles Related Recent News Leadership Managing Business IT Administration Mobility Related Greenpeace breaks into Apple s Cupertino campus May 16th 2012 Telus wants your old cell phones March 21st 2012 Report of upcoming Android 5 0 Jellybean draws doubts February 16th 2012 Google Chrome 17 release gets auto page rendering February 9th 2012 Business Electronics Show CES serves up productivity tech January 15th 2012 Waterproof iPhone a CES show stopper January 11th 2012 Samsung Galaxy Note has January 10th 2012 Microsoft abandons Windows Phone update timeline January 10th 2012 Top 6 technologies to watch for at CES 2012 January 9th 2012 Tablets of 2012 faster thinner higher resolution December 9th 2011 Intel s Medfield chip ready for mobile devices running Android 4 0 December 5th 2011 Adobe launches Creative Cloud

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  • SlateBook X2 | IT Business
    the Windows Start Button must return April 17th 2013 Symantec updates mobile suite for BYOD age April 16th 2013 Recent Buytopia acquires six competitors May 31st 2013 Entrepreneur designs 3D printing business with low costs in mind May 31st 2013 All Hands on Tech Acer Aspire S7 May 31st 2013 Strum hopes to strike a chord with local businesses May 31st 2013 What makes a tweet retweet worthy May 31st 2013 Online privacy attacks up by 42 SMBs targeted May 30th 2013 HootSuite beefs up security features for Twitter May 30th 2013 SMB budgets on the up and up spent on end user devices and cloud May 30th 2013 Salesforce com wants to socialize your Intranet with Company Communities May 30th 2013 TWG navigates startup waters while throwing others a line May 30th 2013 Microsoft hopes for fresh Start with Windows 8 1 May 30th 2013 Canadian SMBs shy from government hiring incentives May 29th 2013 Leadership TWG navigates startup waters while throwing others a line May 30th 2013 Asteroid mining firm to crowdfund first space telescope on Kickstarter May 29th 2013 Young Ontario entrepreneurs to get a 1 million funding boost May 28th 2013 SMBs have growing need for high performance computing big data May 28th 2013 Businesses should embrace change or prepare to fail May 27th 2013 Young entrepreneurs learning real world skills with startup FoodStory May 24th 2013 Canadian Innovation Exchange opens Top 20 contest for 2013 May 24th 2013 The habits of highly intelligent communities May 22nd 2013 New hire Salim Teja wants to develop MaRS innovation tissue May 22nd 2013 To narrow your skills gap hire your interns and co ops and train them well May 16th 2013 Startup accelerator boosting disruptive technologies May 16th 2013 BlackBerry Messenger On iOS Android and social networking May 15th 2013 Managing Business Buytopia acquires six competitors May 31st 2013 All Hands on Tech Acer Aspire S7 May 31st 2013 Strum hopes to strike a chord with local businesses May 31st 2013 Salesforce com wants to socialize your Intranet with Company Communities May 30th 2013 TWG navigates startup waters while throwing others a line May 30th 2013 Canadian SMBs shy from government hiring incentives May 29th 2013 Vicinity makes it easier for SMBs to reward customer loyalty May 29th 2013 Young Ontario entrepreneurs to get a 1 million funding boost May 28th 2013 Contest model for contract work may benefit SMBs but disadvantage freelancers May 28th 2013 Socially conscious Ontario startups get new microloan fund May 28th 2013 Businesses should embrace change or prepare to fail May 27th 2013 Shop ca updates storefront with IBM WebSphere May 27th 2013 IT Administration Salesforce com wants to socialize your Intranet with Company Communities May 30th 2013 McAfee unveils new security suites for BYOD era May 29th 2013 High performance laptop gets faster graphics card May 27th 2013 Tablet meets the PC with the HP Envy Rove May 24th 2013 HP unveils new Haswell powered Pavilion Envy laptops May 23rd 2013 Readyportal

    Original URL path: http://www.itbusiness.ca/tag/slatebook-x2 (2013-06-03)
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  • Split X2 | IT Business
    the Windows Start Button must return April 17th 2013 Symantec updates mobile suite for BYOD age April 16th 2013 Recent Buytopia acquires six competitors May 31st 2013 Entrepreneur designs 3D printing business with low costs in mind May 31st 2013 All Hands on Tech Acer Aspire S7 May 31st 2013 Strum hopes to strike a chord with local businesses May 31st 2013 What makes a tweet retweet worthy May 31st 2013 Online privacy attacks up by 42 SMBs targeted May 30th 2013 HootSuite beefs up security features for Twitter May 30th 2013 SMB budgets on the up and up spent on end user devices and cloud May 30th 2013 Salesforce com wants to socialize your Intranet with Company Communities May 30th 2013 TWG navigates startup waters while throwing others a line May 30th 2013 Microsoft hopes for fresh Start with Windows 8 1 May 30th 2013 Canadian SMBs shy from government hiring incentives May 29th 2013 Leadership TWG navigates startup waters while throwing others a line May 30th 2013 Asteroid mining firm to crowdfund first space telescope on Kickstarter May 29th 2013 Young Ontario entrepreneurs to get a 1 million funding boost May 28th 2013 SMBs have growing need for high performance computing big data May 28th 2013 Businesses should embrace change or prepare to fail May 27th 2013 Young entrepreneurs learning real world skills with startup FoodStory May 24th 2013 Canadian Innovation Exchange opens Top 20 contest for 2013 May 24th 2013 The habits of highly intelligent communities May 22nd 2013 New hire Salim Teja wants to develop MaRS innovation tissue May 22nd 2013 To narrow your skills gap hire your interns and co ops and train them well May 16th 2013 Startup accelerator boosting disruptive technologies May 16th 2013 BlackBerry Messenger On iOS Android and social networking May 15th 2013 Managing Business Buytopia acquires six competitors May 31st 2013 All Hands on Tech Acer Aspire S7 May 31st 2013 Strum hopes to strike a chord with local businesses May 31st 2013 Salesforce com wants to socialize your Intranet with Company Communities May 30th 2013 TWG navigates startup waters while throwing others a line May 30th 2013 Canadian SMBs shy from government hiring incentives May 29th 2013 Vicinity makes it easier for SMBs to reward customer loyalty May 29th 2013 Young Ontario entrepreneurs to get a 1 million funding boost May 28th 2013 Contest model for contract work may benefit SMBs but disadvantage freelancers May 28th 2013 Socially conscious Ontario startups get new microloan fund May 28th 2013 Businesses should embrace change or prepare to fail May 27th 2013 Shop ca updates storefront with IBM WebSphere May 27th 2013 IT Administration Salesforce com wants to socialize your Intranet with Company Communities May 30th 2013 McAfee unveils new security suites for BYOD era May 29th 2013 High performance laptop gets faster graphics card May 27th 2013 Tablet meets the PC with the HP Envy Rove May 24th 2013 HP unveils new Haswell powered Pavilion Envy laptops May 23rd 2013 Readyportal

    Original URL path: http://www.itbusiness.ca/tag/split-x2 (2013-06-03)
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  • X2 | IT Business
    Windows Start Button must return April 17th 2013 Symantec updates mobile suite for BYOD age April 16th 2013 Recent Buytopia acquires six competitors May 31st 2013 Entrepreneur designs 3D printing business with low costs in mind May 31st 2013 All Hands on Tech Acer Aspire S7 May 31st 2013 Strum hopes to strike a chord with local businesses May 31st 2013 What makes a tweet retweet worthy May 31st 2013 Online privacy attacks up by 42 SMBs targeted May 30th 2013 HootSuite beefs up security features for Twitter May 30th 2013 SMB budgets on the up and up spent on end user devices and cloud May 30th 2013 Salesforce com wants to socialize your Intranet with Company Communities May 30th 2013 TWG navigates startup waters while throwing others a line May 30th 2013 Microsoft hopes for fresh Start with Windows 8 1 May 30th 2013 Canadian SMBs shy from government hiring incentives May 29th 2013 Leadership TWG navigates startup waters while throwing others a line May 30th 2013 Asteroid mining firm to crowdfund first space telescope on Kickstarter May 29th 2013 Young Ontario entrepreneurs to get a 1 million funding boost May 28th 2013 SMBs have growing need for high performance computing big data May 28th 2013 Businesses should embrace change or prepare to fail May 27th 2013 Young entrepreneurs learning real world skills with startup FoodStory May 24th 2013 Canadian Innovation Exchange opens Top 20 contest for 2013 May 24th 2013 The habits of highly intelligent communities May 22nd 2013 New hire Salim Teja wants to develop MaRS innovation tissue May 22nd 2013 To narrow your skills gap hire your interns and co ops and train them well May 16th 2013 Startup accelerator boosting disruptive technologies May 16th 2013 BlackBerry Messenger On iOS Android and social networking May 15th 2013 Managing Business Buytopia acquires six competitors May 31st 2013 All Hands on Tech Acer Aspire S7 May 31st 2013 Strum hopes to strike a chord with local businesses May 31st 2013 Salesforce com wants to socialize your Intranet with Company Communities May 30th 2013 TWG navigates startup waters while throwing others a line May 30th 2013 Canadian SMBs shy from government hiring incentives May 29th 2013 Vicinity makes it easier for SMBs to reward customer loyalty May 29th 2013 Young Ontario entrepreneurs to get a 1 million funding boost May 28th 2013 Contest model for contract work may benefit SMBs but disadvantage freelancers May 28th 2013 Socially conscious Ontario startups get new microloan fund May 28th 2013 Businesses should embrace change or prepare to fail May 27th 2013 Shop ca updates storefront with IBM WebSphere May 27th 2013 IT Administration Salesforce com wants to socialize your Intranet with Company Communities May 30th 2013 McAfee unveils new security suites for BYOD era May 29th 2013 High performance laptop gets faster graphics card May 27th 2013 Tablet meets the PC with the HP Envy Rove May 24th 2013 HP unveils new Haswell powered Pavilion Envy laptops May 23rd 2013 Readyportal combines

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  • Acer unveils $500 Windows 8 hybrid tablet | IT Business
    to see covered in the next issue Read the Computing Canada articles you made happen Democratizing Business Continuity Agility and efficiency through virtual switching Sponsored by Microsoft Browse Articles Related Recent News Leadership Managing Business IT Administration Mobility Related Amazon brings latest tablet offering to Canada with Kindle Fire HD May 24th 2013 Amazon offers Canadians yet another free cloud storage service May 21st 2013 SAP targets sports entertainment vertical San Francisco 49ers a customer May 14th 2013 Will Windows RT go the way of the Zune May 6th 2013 Acer launches new monitors geared towards IT May 3rd 2013 Tablets dead in five years No way April 30th 2013 Samsung Galaxy Note 8 0 now available in Canada April 19th 2013 Four reasons the Windows Start Button must return April 17th 2013 Tablets being purchased as additional device not PC replacement NPD April 17th 2013 Kobo launches limited edition Kobo Aura HD E Ink eReader April 16th 2013 Two Montreal solution providers join forces April 10th 2013 Windows XP s long goodbye one year to end of service April 8th 2013 Recent Buytopia acquires six competitors May 31st 2013 Entrepreneur designs 3D printing business with low costs in mind May 31st 2013 All Hands on Tech Acer Aspire S7 May 31st 2013 Strum hopes to strike a chord with local businesses May 31st 2013 What makes a tweet retweet worthy May 31st 2013 Online privacy attacks up by 42 SMBs targeted May 30th 2013 HootSuite beefs up security features for Twitter May 30th 2013 SMB budgets on the up and up spent on end user devices and cloud May 30th 2013 Salesforce com wants to socialize your Intranet with Company Communities May 30th 2013 TWG navigates startup waters while throwing others a line May 30th 2013 Microsoft hopes for fresh Start with Windows 8 1 May 30th 2013 Canadian SMBs shy from government hiring incentives May 29th 2013 Leadership TWG navigates startup waters while throwing others a line May 30th 2013 Asteroid mining firm to crowdfund first space telescope on Kickstarter May 29th 2013 Young Ontario entrepreneurs to get a 1 million funding boost May 28th 2013 SMBs have growing need for high performance computing big data May 28th 2013 Businesses should embrace change or prepare to fail May 27th 2013 Young entrepreneurs learning real world skills with startup FoodStory May 24th 2013 Canadian Innovation Exchange opens Top 20 contest for 2013 May 24th 2013 The habits of highly intelligent communities May 22nd 2013 New hire Salim Teja wants to develop MaRS innovation tissue May 22nd 2013 To narrow your skills gap hire your interns and co ops and train them well May 16th 2013 Startup accelerator boosting disruptive technologies May 16th 2013 BlackBerry Messenger On iOS Android and social networking May 15th 2013 Managing Business Buytopia acquires six competitors May 31st 2013 All Hands on Tech Acer Aspire S7 May 31st 2013 Strum hopes to strike a chord with local businesses May 31st 2013 Salesforce com wants to

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