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Creating value out of customer data

By Interpro

Being able to create value from customer data is the most important challenge for a business.

Interpro Brisbane – it’s changing!

Six months ago Interpro Brisbane started a revolution, and started breathing new life into the office which had over 15 years history here in Brisbane.

This week on the web: Edward Snowden, USB, IT upgrades

Each week we post the best articles and insights from around the web that we enjoyed reading, so you can too.

Forced PIN for all credit cards won't stop the biggest fraud

For the use of credit cards in store, the signature and the PIN takes the place of the password for online transactions. Now, which of these is safer and why?

This week on the web: Ideas in the shower and HTTPS

Each week we post the best articles and insights from around the web that we enjoyed reading, so you can too.

Why businesses are looking at SAP EWM’s deployment options

Implementing a system like SAP EWM provides incredible levels of insight and drives efficiencies to the supply chain process.

This week on the web: Coding literacy, Internet.org

Each week we’ll post the best articles and insights from around the web that we enjoyed reading, so you can too.

Interpro donates to Oxfam Trailwalker

Interpro has donated $5000 to support Ian Gingell, our Interpro Digital Divisional Manager, who is walking 100 kilometres for the Oxfam Trailwalker challenge.

This week on the web: data collection and office lingo

Each week we’ll post the best articles and insights from around the web that we enjoyed reading, so you can too.

The importance of customer experience

Customers will purchase from businesses they know, like and trust, which is why brands are recognising the importance of a cohesive customer experience (CX).

This week on the web: Cloud, big data and your password

Each week we’ll post the best articles and insights from around the web that we enjoyed reading, so you can too.

Tired of pop-up ads? The 'native' alternative could be worse

In the endless drive to get people’s attention, advertising is going ‘native’, creeping in to places formerly reserved for editorial content.

This week on the web: Agile, battery life and nostalgia

Each week we’ll post the best articles and insights from around the web that we enjoyed reading, so you can too.

Native vs HTML5 apps: Pros and cons

Choosing between platform dependent, native apps and platform agnostic HTML5 apps has never been more difficult.

This week on the web: Data and the technological future

Each week we’ll post the best articles and insights from around the web that we enjoyed reading, so you can too.

Australia's got ICT talent. How do we make the most of it?

We must have ICT skills we will be ill-informed purchasers of sophisticated products.

This week on the web: IoT, material design, compiler code

Each week we’ll post the best articles and insights from around the web that we enjoyed reading, so you can too.

Is Australia lagging behind in big data?

Big data is everywhere now but is Australia lagging behind the rest of the world when it comes to data analytics?

This week on the web: tech innovation & agile in banking

Each week we’ll post the best articles and insights from around the web that we enjoyed reading, so you can too.

What's your IT department's role to prevent a data breach?

How do organisations and their IT departments rate when it comes to protecting against cyber risks and cybercrime? The answer is, on average, poorly.

This week on the web: Internet surveillance and publishing

Each week we’ll post the best articles and insights we’ve read from around the web that we enjoyed reading, so you can too.

Tech innovation in the logistics and warehousing industry

Rapidly developing technology is bringing about big changes to the freight, warehousing and logistics sector.

Why there’s more to SEO than just content

While content may be king, there’s more to the story when it comes to SEO.

A cashless society and the mobile payment to get us there

Five ways that a mobile phone can be used instead of cash.

Is there such thing as data privacy anymore?

The digital services we use need private data to be effective. This makes it difficult to define what is private data in an increasingly connected world.

Why projects need good requirements

Clearly stated requirements are one of the top reasons a project is successful. This places Business Analysts in the spotlight to successfully deliver projects.

The battle for the enterprise mobility throne

As the number of active mobile devices continues to grow, ruling the enterprise app experience is decisive for the major enterprise software giants.

What we need to consider: The greater impact of Heartbleed

Are you still at risk from the Heartbleed vulnerability?

The growth pains of enterprise cloud computing

Cloud-based ERP growth shows businesses are excited but downtime and cost are concerns for end-to-end cloud solutions. Find out why this is changing.

The effect of increased regulation in the insurance industry

A new round of insurance regulations known collectively as Solvency II will generate a wave of consolidations throughout the industry.

Development trends: Web forms evolving with MVC

For developers, time is the most precious resource. Learning a new framework carries the inherent risk that it may become obsolete in the near future.

The luxurious future of Hong Kong’s retail market

The Hong Kong philosophy about investing in luxury goods has flourished as Chinese trade policies create a booming market.

Managing the Australian LNG skill shortage

Australia is poised to surpass Qatar in 2020 as the world’s largest liquefied natural gas (LNG) exporter, up from the number five spot it currently occupies

Why data security is the focal point of IT infrastructure

The continual evolution of Internet-based technologies and consumption is driving the shift toward service-based computing.

Mesh networking, no Internet required

The Internet started a revolution of communication, and now an app may do the same thing, without the need for servers and ISPs.

Hong Kong constructing forecast will see labour shortage

The housing market in Hong Kong is currently geared towards lower and middle-class, first-time homebuyers.

What is the future of FMCG in Asia?

With consumer goods closely tied to income and spending habits, the FMCG market closely mirrors the global economy.

Open source gives new life to old Windows XP machines

As the sun sets on Microsoft’s support for Windows XP this may be a great time to think about a Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) operating system.

The infrastructure changes behind the Superannuation reform

Cloud-based infrastructure is set to drive the rollout of the Australian superannuation SuperStream and eCommerce reform.

Buoyant Queensland market sees IT contractors in demand

Across the market we’re still seeing a heavy reliance on contractors.

Hong Kong tourism boom impacts retail market

Imagine your city receiving 850,000 tourists in just three days. That’s what Hong Kong looked like during the beginning of the Year of the Horse.

Microsoft .NET in a web and mobile world

The much rumoured acquisition of Xamarin could be a major investment in the future of Microsoft .NET.

Will China's subsidised Internet mean more tech jobs?

China’s Internet population has grown to next to nothing to over 563 million users, representing 42.3% of the total population.

The important Hong Kong public vs private healthcare debate

What’s better–lower medical costs and long waits or higher insurance premiums coupled with improved access to care? This is a hot topic in Hong Kong.

Why subscription services dominate the web

If you can do it online odds are that you can subscribe to take advantage of the privilege.

Sending help desk solutions to the cloud

The move to Software as a Service (SaaS), Network as a Service (NaaS), and other cloud based solutions has major implications for IT help desk services.

Interpro Energy to service rapidly growing Oil & Gas sector

Interpro has launched a new specialist Oil and Gas business to serve the growing sector.

Metadata and the law: what your smartphone says about you

Metadata could provide information as to whether the call was forwarded and where it was forwarded to, whether or not it was answered, and so on.

IT skills growth from Australasia forecast

The IT industry is expected to remain strong, with skilled IT professionals in high demand

What Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella will mean for Dynamics

As Microsoft CEO, Satya Nadella's CRM and ERP experience is a good sign for Microsoft Dynamics.

Supply chains need to be faster and more deeply integrated

The need for faster supply chain deployment to the end-users highlights the necessity for increased integration.