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Thoughts on AMP - Accelerated Mobile Pages - and Google's Strategy

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There are many thoughts on why Google has introduced AMP - Accelerated Mobile Pages. Some are that Google is looking to provide genuine benefits, and are focused on speeding up the mobile experience. Many thoughts however are that it is defensive and reactionary by Google, e.g. responding to Facebook’s Instant Articles.

 

Here are some of our initial thoughts, no doubt these will evolve as AMP evolves.

 

What do AMP Pages Deliver

 

AMP pages are supposed to be ...

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Affino 7.4 Usability and CRM

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Affino 7.4 is very much a usability focused release which includes six months’ worth of usability improvements and bug fixes. There are key usability improvements throughout Affino and the CRM in particular has been transformed in its day-to-day usability with this release.

 

Affino 7.4 also introduces two new significant behind the scenes changes. The first is that everything now points to affino.com, the second is the shift for the Design Centre to be the Classic Design Centre. ...

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Affino 7.1 Release - Super Scaling and Deep Engagement

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Affino 7.1 is now out, and it’s a major release in every way. Whilst there are many aspects to this Affino release, the two key threads are improved scaling and greater engagement. Affino 7.1 has been significantly re-architected to scale with new search and analytics engines. With the release of Affino 7.1 we will also be migrating sites to our new super-scaling cloud.

 

We’ve rolled out big updates to many core Affino services including Messaging, Search, Analysis, Customer...

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Key Ecommerce Trends for 2013

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Ecommerce is speeding up, and no one is safe if they’re not fully committed to meeting the evolving market head on. 2013 will see big winners and losers as more shopping goes digital.

 

Here are some of the key trends for the coming year.

 

Personalisation

 

Nothing comes close in importance to being able to tailor the buying experience for each and every one of the shoppers who comes to you, whether it’s online, on mobile devices, kiosks, in-store or via ...

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Affino 7 Release

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Our priority for Affino 7 has been to make the most productive platform available for running your business online. The integrated nature of Affino means you only have to manage your community, content, products, design, , promotions and analytics in one place. This is by far the most effective approach for managing an online business. What we have done with Affino 7 is to improve in every way how how you manage your online business.

 

Affino 7 has a New Control Centre, with the pages ...

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Affino 7's Updated Cloud Architecture

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Scale, Speed, being Current and Automation are the driving forces behind the evolution of the Affino 7 cloud architecture.

 

ColdFusion 10

 

The major catalyst for the upgraded Affino Cloud Architecture is ColdFusion 10. Affino has a long history as a ColdFusion application, dating back to the original ColdFusion Beta from Allaire.

 

ColdFusion has come a long way since then, and it is now primarily a RAD application platform built on top of Java. In practice we ...

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Affino 6.0.16 Mindmap

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Affino 6.0.16 is not about a small number of key updates, instead it’s about the overall improvement in Affino’s quality with this release as hundreds more rough edges are smoothed out, including a lot of complex long-standing issues. It’s an exciting release as it raises Affino’s quality level yet again to the highest level yet.

 

There are however three headline new features in this Affino release: The Cookie Policy / EU Privacy Directive Bar is a key update and...

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Today is Be Inspired by Iceland Day

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Most people are aware of Iceland’s recent plight of financial meltdown and volcanic erruptions. The Eyjafjallajökull (Ey-ya-fja-dilla-yehrk-uhddle) erruption though is currently more likely to bring to mind flight cancellations and deferred holiday plans - rather than the panorama of the stark ethereal beauty of mother nature. For Iceland is a land of continuous and immense geological upheaval, it is a land of fire and ice, of ancient Nordic gods, enduring Sagas and mysterious hidden...

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The Future of Music Online 2010

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Is Spotify the Future of Music Online? - In part ...

The Future of Music Retail - Introduction

 

2 Significant music-related things happened for me in 2009. Firstly, I signed up for the Premium version of streaming service - Spotify; secondly, I finally succumbed to Apple and bought into the iPhone smartphone. I have several discarded MP3 players and iPods which have somewhat fallen into disuse as I found it a burden to carry around so many devices. The fact that the iPhone comes with iTunes / iPod functionality means that I now always ...

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