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E-COMMERCE: Responsive Design Is A Must For Any Brand That’s Serious About Digital. Responsive design is the best way for retailers to serve mobile shoppers, argues the CEO of Springbox. He provides several examples of companies that are doing responsive correctly. Read more

DESIGN TOOLS: Which Website Builder Is Right For You? Web design tools — WordPress, Squarespace, Wix, and dozens of others — are popping up everywhere. Some of them claim they’ll let you build a site within minutes. Others claim they provide all the power of Photoshop plus native code combined. Read more [THENEXTWEB.COM]

Q AND A: Want To Improve Your Web Presence? Ask These Questions. The online world is becoming much more important, especially with the popularity of mobile devices. This makes your website a more valuable tool than ever. Read more


MOBILE AND NETWORKING: User Experience: The Mobile Multiplier Effect. The rise of mobile device adoption across the world has been well documented. According to latest figures from the International Telecommunications Union (ITU), the number of global mobile subscriptions reached nearly 7 billion in 2014, and was expected to exceed this number by the end of the year. Read more

UX: The Future Of Open Source Is A Better User Experience. End user eXperiences and the interfaces they touch are pivotal to successful information technology. This has played out in the consumer space by the likes of Apple, a closed ecosystem, that has shown users will accept closed if it has a velvety smooth feel and integration. Read more


CLOUD COMPUTING: FISMA Report Identifies Gaps in Federal Cloud Security. Federal agencies are increasingly dependent on private companies that own or operate information systems on their behalf, through cloud computing agreements and other arrangements. Read more

SENATORS: More Transparency Needed On Geospatial Data Spending. Geospatial data includes everything from geographic location, to congressional district boundries, to road data. Agencies have used the data for national security, resource conservation and disaster response. Read more

MICHIGAN: Aims to Grow Volunteer Cyber Corps. In Michigan, public and private sector officials aren’t waiting for the governor to declare a state of emergency in the event of a major cyber incident — they’re planning for it. Read more


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