Articles By Eric Emin Wood

Your mobile apps are straining Canada’s wireless networks, J.D. Power says

Apparently Canada's leading wireless carriers would like fewer of us to check Facebook on our smartphones every morning. Thanks in part to our increased use of data-heavy mobile apps, a full 10 per

Published on: May 27th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Give your customer research a longer memory with Vision Critical’s new release

Imagine you're on the marketing team for, oh, say, a computer hardware manufacturer, and you're pitching your vision for selling the company's latest line of computers. Which campaign do you think will sound

Published on: May 27th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Your mobile apps are sluggish in the summer heat, too

The same humid air that slows down your morning jog over the summer slows down your apps too, according to mobile research firm Apteligent, Inc. Despite the many advanced and/or questionable functions provided

Published on: May 26th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Looking back at HP’s history of spinoffs, acquisitions, and roads newly travelled

Pund-IT president and principal analyst Charles King was less than surprised by Tuesday's announcement that the Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. (HPE) would be splitting off its services arm and merging it with rival

Published on: May 25th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Microsoft effectively kills Nokia’s former mobile division, announces up to 1850 layoffs

Microsoft Corp. announced today that it would be "streamlining" its mobile hardware business, taking a write-down of approximately $950 million USD and eliminating up to 1,850 jobs, 1,350 of them at its Finland-based

Published on: May 25th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

4 tips for tweeting like a pro with Twitter’s big platform changes

Twitter users will soon be able to expand the content of their tweets in four key ways, though the popular social media platform will retain its 140-character limit, the San Francisco-based company announced

Published on: May 24th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Now financial advisors can use Wealthsimple too

Toronto-based online investment service Wealthsimple is extending its services to financial advisors by launching an automated platform designed especially for them, the company announced today. For a nominal fee, Wealthsimple for Advisors allows

Published on: May 24th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

NetSuite gives retailers a leg up with new offerings

San Jose, Calif. – NetSuite Inc. is making it easier for brick-and-mortar retailers to delight their Internet-savvy customers. During this week’s SuiteWorld conference the cloud software giant released a retail apparel edition that,

Published on: May 19th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Instantly collect official company info with Dun & Bradstreet’s new NetSuite app

San Jose, Calif. - NetSuite users concerned about the accuracy of the information they have on businesses or the reliability of a prospective enterprise or SMB client will love the two add-ons that

Published on: May 19th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Enterprises, SMBs learn their best ERP tips from each other, NetSuite exec says

San Jose, Calif. - Small and medium-sized businesses often use enterprise resource planning (ERP) software to help their companies act like enterprises, but the reverse is arguably more important, Jason Maynard, executive vice

Published on: May 18th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

NetSuite CEO Zach Nelson says Salesforce is ‘completely misnamed’ as CRM

San Jose, Calif. – Ask NetSuite Inc. CEO Zach Nelson if he plans to integrate his products with Salesforce and you'll get an earful. That's what one member of a Q&A session discovered

Published on: May 18th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

New Shutterstock plug-in helps your PowerPoint presentations reach the top

Designing a Microsoft PowerPoint presentation can be difficult enough without minimizing the program tray and conducting an exhaustive Google search to find the perfect picture. Enter stock photo giant Shutterstock, Inc., which released

Published on: May 18th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

NetSuite launches new billing software ‘SuiteBilling’, updates Oneworld

San Jose, Calif. - Cloud software firm NetSuite Inc. announced a slew of new products and updates on Tuesday, including a new billing offering and a significant update for its popular OneWorld platform, during

Published on: May 17th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Plenty for Canadian businesses to like among NetSuite partners at SuiteWorld 2016

SAN JOSE, Calif. - Doug Farrand is very proud of the fact that his Toronto- and Montreal-based accounting solutions firm, Nexonia, was among the first companies of its kind to embrace mobility, and

Published on: May 17th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood