The pace of change in technology is accelerating... "AI First" is an underlying strategic theme, henceforth. It was just 2012 when we launched the "Mobile First" theme. Read the abstracts at NextBigFuture.com here: http://www.nextbigfuture.com/2017/02/ex-google-ceo-underestimated-ai-but-new.html?m=1 Google's current CEO Sundar Pichai has described the world as having entered an "AI-first" era. The preceding phase was a focus…
Mobile First – Google search results prioritized starting now
Google's message is very clear: The time to adapt to mobile is now. http://mashable.com/2016/11/04/google-mobile-index/#IopuuB8srqqS
Near Future: HTTPS to become SOP for all Web Presence Sites.
Browsers will begin enforcing secure connections for passwords and credit card info in January. But it wont's stop there. In a year or so, any site operating just HTTP will be considered suspect. Chrome (by Google) will warn that browsing plain old websites is risky.
SMB Account Credentials Managment
Recommendations (simple ones) for small businesses needing to improve Account Credentials records.
Google becomes “Alphabet” … What’s in a Company Name?
Think of this as the umbrella corp for an alphabet soup of technologies: Google Search, Android, YouTube, Gmail.
Helpful Answers: Should I Install the Windows 10 Free Upgrade?
I think you should install Win10. And I would be very, very surprised if you had any difficulties with your data or your apps.
Search Engine Refreshes Needed Periodically. Try Monthly?
A constant question we receive is how often does a business need to be sure it's pages are 'refreshed' in search results. Is Google enough? An answer to the first question is 'Periodically', but more frequently than monthly is overkill. Google is not the only search engine. Particularly if you're in international waters. To ensure that…
Google to promote “Mobile Friendly” Sites in Search Results
"As more people use mobile devices to access the internet, (Search) algorithms have to adapt to these usage patterns." Google Announcement Feb. 2015.
Free internet research tool online — big data.
Thanks Google. http://www.consumerbarometer.com/ Make your own charts, test your theories. Because this is Google, the presumption is the enormous database and statistics behind the results assure a level of interest that isn't available elsewhere. No, seriously. Thanks Google. Astounding. Share your surprises here.
Google’s “Android One” – Phone for the 2nd & 3rd World Customer
Elsewhere in this blog I've noted with interest that some of the biggest companies on the planet are taking aim at supplying emerging markets where extreme growth is due to literally explode in coming years. Corroborating this mega-trend is Googles' launch of the "Android One" phone. Curt Prins, Mobile Strategist, explains some of the deeper…