An Engaging Experience
April 2, 2013  |  By Ketner Group

SecureNet’s mobile API libraries support both mobile phones and tablets running the iOS operating system. Streamlining the payments experience within mobile applications, the next generation mobile API libraries enable in-app acceptance of all credit card types, ACH and EBT transactions, and tracking for cash transactions, a feature most mobile payment solutions lack. The libraries also support secure card storage and automated recurring payment functionality.

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Cloud broker platform lets agencies mix, match their services
April 1, 2013  |  By Ketner Group

General Dynamics will use cloud brokerage technology from Gravitant Inc. to put together hybrid cloud computing service offerings for government agencies, the companies announced.

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Acorn Provides Microsoft Dynamics AX Customers with New Solution
March 30, 2013  |  By Ketner Group

Cost management and profitability solutions provider Acorn Systems Inc., a Microsoft Managed Independent Software Vendor (ISV) Partner, now provides Microsoft Dynamics AX customers with a new integrated solution. Designed to drive even greater profitability and cost efficiency from their ERP investment, Acorn’s Total Profitability for Microsoft Dynamics AX is available immediately to Microsoft Dynamics AX resellers and customers.

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Why Our New Intern, Mia, Decided on a PR Career
March 28, 2013  |  By Ketner Group

I don’t know exactly when I decided that the public relations industry was a fit for me. I did watch a lot of Sex and the City my freshman year of college, so there may be a correlation there. I wanted to live Samantha Jones’s glamorous (fake) life. Little did I know that Samantha Jones’s fabulously glamorous life was an unrealistic version of what the public relations industry really is. I was disappointed to find out that not everyone in PR rubs elbows with the elite and lives in million dollar condos, but the more I learned about the industry…Read More

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Government integrator introduces cloud brokerage services
March 27, 2013  |  By Ketner Group

Goverment integrator General Dynamics Information Technology plans to use the Gravitant cloudMatrix platform as the foundation for a new series of services that support government agencies that plan to leverage cloud services as part of their computing infrastructure.

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Biology and the Off-Balance Sheet Showroom
March 18, 2013  |  By Ketner Group

Biology and the “Off-Balance Sheet Showroom:” these two topics may seem entirely unrelated, but actually there is a close parallel in the mobile marketing market segment. In biology, there are millions of bacteria, toxins, parasites and the like that are constantly threatening our bodies. These threats multiply and form derivatives, demanding real-time responses from anti-bodies and other mechanisms.

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Women in Communications: Can We Have it All?
March 18, 2013  |  By Ketner Group

International Women’s Day (IWD) was March 8, 2013, and it provided a good opportunity for both men and women to take a look at the current state of women’s progress around the world. While IWD calls for an examination and appreciation of all aspects of womanhood, women’s roles in the career force took a front seat. In the U.S. communications industry, women outnumber men by a 60:40 ratio—and this trend has been on the rise for years. However, men still outnumber women in the executive boardroom. According to the 2012 Catalyst Census’ “Fortune 500 Women Board Directors” and “Fortune 500…Read More

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SXSW Interactive 2013: Mobile First
March 14, 2013  |  By Ketner Group

This blog is reposted from Digby’s The Mobile Retail Blog. By Kirsty Hughan, Digby Austin, Texas has just finished playing host to one of the most innovative and forward-thinking technology conferences in the world. South by Southwest Interactive Festival (SXSWi)  is a five day conference and trade show dedicated to the advancement of digital creativity and hosts sessions by industry leaders addressing cutting-edge concepts unfolding in the world of technology. Mobile has been an exponentially growing industry in the last few years, both in widespread use as well as capability. We’ve seen mobile websites, apps and commerce explode, but what should we…Read More

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Cloud-based Portals Streamline Retailer-Supplier Collaboration
March 5, 2013  |  By Ketner Group

There are no mass-produced consumers: Product variety, delivery options, vendor sources and other supply chain competencies must satisfy individual customer preferences ― and both retailers and suppliers are responsible for the teamwork that delivers that satisfaction. To excel in this environment of shared accountability, progressive retail organizations are establishing real-time, web-enabled data sharing portals that facilitate vendor partnerships at a deep level.

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SXSW 2013 by the Numbers [INFOGRAPHIC]
March 4, 2013  |  By Ketner Group

It’s finally upon us… SXSW Interactive starts this Friday! In the spirit of all things SX, we’ve created a little infographic to boost anticipation for the start of this year’s tech, music and film extravaganza! We’re pumped for the festival – keep a look out for KG’s Brittany and Caitlin at your interactive sessions this weekend!

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