Archive for 'Retail'
At the current progress in 2013 China is anticipated to overtake the USA for the number one position as the world biggest ecommerce market.
Social Commerce is a new phrase which is a mash up of two of the internet’s most pervasive technologies – ecommerce and social networks, but is it a real phenomenon and what’s the size of the market?
Posted: May 7th, 2009 under ATG, Financial Services, Industries, Life and Pensions, Mortgages, Retail, Social Networking, Technology, Web 2.0.
Tags: ATG, Bazaarvoice, conversion, ecommerce, facebook, recommendations, social commerce, social networking, twitter
One of the things that is a constant surprise is finding clients with slow Java systems that spend a tonne of cash on new hardware but don’t configure their systems to make full use of it. A classic problem is leaving the application server settings as per first install, with very low JVM heap size [...]
Posted: January 13th, 2009 under Architecture, Hosting, Java, Retail, Technology.
Tags: best practice, clustering, hardware, heap, Hosting, Java, JVM, optimisation, performance, stability
I first started using ATG at version 5.1 in 2001. It struck me at the time as an excellent eCommerce product suite and as my role over the years from changed from consultant to purchaser and back again I was surprised that there were very few (if any) equivalent packages out there. As the director [...]
With the launch of Facebook connect, web users have immediate access to over 120 million registered Facebook users. We’re helping our clients take advantage of this by integrating their site’s with Facebook at registration time – if a user is registered on Facebook they can register on a “Facebook Connected” site with a single button [...]
Posted: January 9th, 2009 under Entertainment, Financial Services, Government Services, Open Source, Retail, Social Networking.
Tags: event notifications, facebook, facebook connect, php, social networking, users