SYS-CON MEDIA Authors: Elizabeth White, Liz McMillan, William Schmarzo, Dana Gardner, Kevin Benedict

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Friday Five Favorites

Happy May! Only one month until we can coast into the blissful summer months.

 

But let’s practice a last shred of restraint before diving into the hottest summer trends by celebrating what made our Top Five Favorites for the last week of April.

 

This week, we saw industry leaders beam attention to the shift  towards mobile business platforms. At the same time, the tech world recoiled and recovered from the Heartbleed bug while continuing to offer new leaps in wearable technology. To top off, who can’t resist a blast from the past from an iconic brand?

 

Let’s reveal what earned the most traffic from us this week:

 

“Mobility is the New Black” – We love Software AG CTO, John Bates’ testament in the Huffington Post to the future of mobile platforms. His statistic that “the average person checks their mobile phone about 110 times per day” reiterates the importance of smooth business workflows. From contract approval to ensuring compliance, DTM is the answer for our mobile digits.

In fact, Intel CEO Brian Krzanich spoke out on CNBC that they’re due to catch up on the mobile movement. They also cited that wearable technology ranks as a high priority; this leads to…

The Wearable Liquid – Acer just announced a line of activity trackers that sync with smartphones. The more options available to customers are a testament to our mobile future.

Heal the Bleed – Ironclad security is as vital as a healthy heart for DocuSign. We hold our commitment to providing world-class security and want to keep you informed of industry developments. For your reference, please read through this in-depth analysis about the Heartbleed bug. 

Floating in the Clouds – Despite recent incidents, we’re uplifted by a report from Forrester that the public cloud market will skyrocket to $191 billion by 2020.  Time is of the essence to digitize your business to make it cloud-ready before you’re left behind. 

30 Years of Apple – This delighted stroll down memory lane of the iOS mobile platform brand is a fabulous way to end the week!

 

What made your list this week? Let us know in the comments below or tweet us @DocuSign.

 

Have a great weekend! 

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