Every week, I share the most interesting and useful tech articles that I’ve found over the past week. This week’s top articles focus on the most notable smartphones, crazy security tricks, ways to optimize business analytics, and more. I hope you find them useful:
Mobile: The biggest change to hit retailing in 50 years
This article explains how mobile is completely revolutionizing the retail industry, but I think you could say the same thing for most any industry. Of course, mobile probably affects your industry in a different way than it affects the retail industry, but it’s a trend that cannot be ignored…regardless of industry. The big question: How can your business take advantage of the mobile revolution? For many companies, this involves bringing business apps to mobile devices, which can be a difficult and confusing endeavor if you don’t know where to start. If your company is considering mobile, here’s a whitepaper that might help: The beginner’s guide to creating mobile applications for your business.
11 most intriguing new phones of 2012 (so far)
If your company is planning on taking advantage of the mobile revolution, you’ll need to find the right smartphone for your needs. If you don’t know where to start, the article above should help: It singles out some of the most notable new phones, and describes what makes them unique.
Crazy IT security tricks that actually work
Security (or lack thereof) made the headlines again this week, as Yahoo reported that 450,000 of its user passwords were recently stolen. With this in mind, the big question is: What can you do to improve your business application security? The article above lists some great ideas that might help your business avoid a dangerous and embarrassing security breach.
10 ways to optimize business analytics in your organization
Business analytics can help you make better business decisions and improve your bottom line…if it’s used correctly. How can you do that? This article lists some great ways to ensure that you get the most out of your data.