2016

10 Innovative Ideas from #ATD2016

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With more than 400 exhibitors in Denver, here are the exhibitors and the ideas that stood out among the rest. The post 10 Innovative Ideas from #ATD2016 appeared first on Float.

BeneStream Uses Text Messages to Make Health Insurance Enrollment as Simple as Texting with a Friend

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There are many barriers to public benefits enrollment. Low income workers who qualify for these benefits often don’t have the time to take off work and spend hours navigating the complex system.

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Research around using and selecting apps for literacy learning

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Over the past couple of years there has been a few very robust reports and research around apps and websites for literacy learning.

Saving money with Straight Talk cell phone family plans

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While the mobile phone industry will let you know that a monthly bill is about $47 starting 2012, numerous individuals are paying more than that – and relying upon their requirements, it might be excessively. There are a couple moves that you can make to spare cash on your mobile phone arrange today.

New to Mobile Learning Development: 3 Big Problems and 7 Solutions

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Cydalion: Seeing the Future of Assistive Technology For the Visually Impaired

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Many augmented reality developers use new technology to entertain, but we have used it to make a real impact on those who are visually impaired in day-to-day life. The post Cydalion: Seeing the Future of Assistive Technology For the Visually Impaired appeared first on Float.

Infographic: The TAO of Enterprise Mobility

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No matter how fancy they appear to be, most mobile solutions are derived from 3 key ingredients: technologies, affordances, and organizational change. The post Infographic: The TAO of Enterprise Mobility appeared first on Float.

How Text Messaging Will Change for the Better in 2016

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As recently as three years ago, reputable sources wondered if text messaging — after a two-decade ramp-up — had peaked in popularity.

Why Recycling Our Mobile Devices Is Critical

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The enterprise plays a pivotal role in the move away from the “take-make-dispose” pattern of product manufacturing and toward a “reduce, reuse, recover, and recycle” strategy. The post Why Recycling Our Mobile Devices Is Critical appeared first on Float. Mobile Devices Mobile Strategy circular economy recycling reuse virtualization

Mobile Messaging News Roundup

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Every week, our Lead Mobile Strategist Ti Chesley will post a roundup of the biggest news in mobile messaging. He’s excerpted some key quotes from the key articles.

This One Tool Helps You Complete More Than A Dozen Tasks

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Recruiting, hiring, onboarding, HR, enterprise management - you name it, this thing can do it. The post This One Tool Helps You Complete More Than A Dozen Tasks appeared first on Float. Mobile Strategy affordances enterprise mobility management hiring HR mobile learning onboarding recruiting training

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The Smartphone Generation and Healthcare Marketing

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The mobile market is changing and that means healthcare marketing has to change with it. As mobile phones become ubiquitous, there’s a huge opportunity for healthcare marketers to capitalize on this shift, especially with today’s smartphone generation of millennials.

SMS Will Help Power the Internet of Things, Say Industry Experts

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If you listen to just about any futurist or tech guru, the Internet of Things is the next big revolution that’s going to sweep our lives. It’s also set to be a massive stage for SMS messaging.

How To Bring Mobile Devices To Their Senses And Extend Our Performance

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All five of our senses can be replicated by computers. Mobile technologies, in particular, can detect even more. So how does this phenomenon help with human performance? The post How To Bring Mobile Devices To Their Senses And Extend Our Performance appeared first on Float. Industry News Mobile Development Pedagogy and Learning computer vision geolocation magnetoreception Project Tango TAO

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75% of Millennials Prefer Texting Over Talking

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“75% of Millennials would rather lose the ability to talk versus text,” writes MediaPost.

Experian Explores the Value of Mobile Subscribers

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Just how important are mobile subscribers to your business? A recent ebook by Experian Marketing Services , titled A Tale of Two Brands , shows they may have more impact on engagement and profitability than you might think. Assessing Mobile Subscriber Value.

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How to Combat Declining Email Open and Click-Through Rates

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If you’re running a nonprofit, the chances are the people you most want to reach aren’t reading your emails.

Mobile Messaging News Roundup

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We’re starting a new feature on the Mobile Commons blog! Every week, our Lead Mobile Strategist Ti Chesley will post a roundup of the biggest news in mobile messaging. Summary Judgment Granted: Recruiting Text Not Telemarketing or Advertisement Under TCPA.

Text Message Appointment Reminders Improve Bottom Line for Healthcare Providers

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Missed appointments drain an estimated $150 billion a year from America’s healthcare system — a fact that comes as no surprise to anyone familiar with medical practice management. The math is obvious: When patients don’t show up, providers don’t make money.

Asking for Donations Online: 7 Proven Strategies

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by Abby Jarvis We’ve all read the reports: online giving has surged in popularity in the past decade, and it’s getting more popular every year.

7 Trends in Learning Technologies From #FocusOnLearn

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Curious about the innovations you may have missed at this year's FocusOn Learning Conference & Expo? Get a recap on 7 different trends with fascinating developments spotted in the learning space. The post 7 Trends in Learning Technologies From #FocusOnLearn appeared first on Float.

Mobile Messaging News Roundup

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This NYC Startup Just Raised to Send You THIS Text Message Everyday – it’s our awesome customer ShineText again, making headlines!

New Study Shows that Text Messages Drive Voter Turnout

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A new study out of Denmark shows that GOTV text messages increase voter turnout. The report analyzed four SMS studies with over 300,000 participants, and discovered that text messages increased turnout by an average of 0.74 percentage points.

SMS Thought Leadership Series: Text Messaging Strategies for Behavior Change

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Add one more study to the growing body of evidence supporting the use of text messaging to promote healthy behaviors. A recent clinical trial on reducing binge drinking among young adults revealed some interesting insights on how to design effective SMS interventions.

12 Technological Forces That Will Shape The Future

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Business are experiencing a digital transformation. In his latest book, author Kevin Kelly discusses what people - and businesses - need to know. The post 12 Technological Forces That Will Shape The Future appeared first on Float. Industry News artificial intelligence augmented reality big data book review CHAMPIONS Internet of Things Kevin Kelly machine learning quantified self robotics virtual reality

You Must Apply Systems Thinking to Enterprise Mobility

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Businesses are systems, complex groupings of “interlocking stocks, flows, and feedback loops.” Here's what systems thinking means for enterprise mobility. The post You Must Apply Systems Thinking to Enterprise Mobility appeared first on Float. Mobile Strategy mobile security systems thinking technologies

The Potential Impact of Digital Technologies for Persons with a Visual Impairment

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Assistive technologies for navigation might come at the expense of safety for those who are visually impaired. So which advancements are getting it right? The post The Potential Impact of Digital Technologies for Persons with a Visual Impairment appeared first on Float. Industry News Research Uncategorized User Experience assistive technology augmented reality cameras computer vision geolocation mobile technology Project Tango wearable technology

Mobile Messaging News Roundup

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Every week, our Lead Mobile Strategist Ti Chesley posts a roundup of the biggest news in mobile messaging.

Reporting for Jury Duty: How SMS is Driving Civic Engagement

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A common argument is that governments and their large bureaucracies are notoriously slow to innovate. But organizations across the country are turning this notion on its head by using SMS messaging to boost civic engagement.

Mobile Messaging News Roundup

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All About Twilio Will Twilio reopen tech IPO window? – Twilio, a big messaging API provider, has revealed its IPO filing , and it could enter the public markets by next month. Notable in the context of a lot of recent tech IPO failure.

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Mobile Messaging News Roundup

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Mobile on the Campaign Trail Meet the San Francisco team behind Bernie Sanders’s killer organizing app – An article about Hustle, which helped the Sanders campaign connect with young supporters and recruit volunteers using text messages.

Why An Effective Mobile Workgroup Communications Strategy Is A Competitive Advantage

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Mobile workgroup communications make businesses even more efficient and productive by being flexible, breaking down walls, and providing economic benefits. The post Why An Effective Mobile Workgroup Communications Strategy Is A Competitive Advantage appeared first on Float. Mobile Strategy mobile communication

How To Gain Robust Enterprise Data Security With Mobile Virtualization

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It can be difficult to strike the right balance between using a BYOD policy and keeping mobile devices secure. Virtualization remedies this. The post How To Gain Robust Enterprise Data Security With Mobile Virtualization appeared first on Float. Industry News Mobile Apps Mobile Devices byod COPE mam mdm virtualization

WNYC Doubles Its Mobile Donations Using “Text to Donate”

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Problem: WNYC Wanted Greater Contact with their Mobile Donors When organizations consider raising money over text message, they typically think of text-to-give. You know the setup. Donors text a keyword to a number, and a small donation – $5 or $10 – is automatically added to their cell phone bills.