Putting data encryption solely into the hands of government employees won't prevent bad things from happening -- and it might encourage wrongdoing.By Jonathan Feldman CIO, City of Asheville, NC, 10/22/20140 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Unified communications and collaboration projects fall flat when companies don't understand needs or consult with their employees. Get the facts and figures from Softchoice's UC study.By Erika Van Noort Director Consulting, North America, Softchoice, 10/22/20140 comments | Read | Post a Comment
All-fiber networks provide virtually unlimited bandwidth, but fiber-to-the-home services aren't available in many areas, leaving many people without the high-speed broadband needed for today's applications.By Pablo Valerio International Business & IT Consultant, 10/22/20140 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Virtual reality startup collects $542 million in first round of financing, plans to create images in the air similar to R2D2's projection of Princess Leia in Star Wars.By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 10/21/20143 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Google issues USB keys for Chrome users to log into Google accounts and any other websites that support FIDO universal two-factor authentication -- but it's no help to mobile users.By Sara Peters Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 10/21/20145 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Technology must help, not hinder, the connection between patients and healthcare providers.By Richard Roth Chief Strategic Innovation Officer, Dignity Health, 10/21/20141 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
SAP profits are down -- temporarily the company insists -- but cloud revenues are up and are set for growth through the Concur acquisition.By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 10/21/20141 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Microsoft says it loves Linux. Enterprises love Red Hat Enterprise Linux. Is there a way to give this love triangle a happy ending?By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 10/21/20142 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella clarified the company's cloud strategy, argued competitors such as Amazon and Google can't match Microsoft's hybrid-oriented approach and enterprise expertise.By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 10/21/20142 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Docker's shared Linux kernel architecture isn't secure enough for multitenancy applications. This popular new container technology is, however, a great choice for banking, retail, and online apps.By Lucas Carlson , 10/21/20140 comments | Read | Post a Comment
With the right IT governance, your organization can make better decisions about where to invest for more effective use of technology.By Dick Taylor MD, Chief Medical Officer, MedSys, 10/21/20140 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Wearables are great, but what good would Google Glass or the Galaxy Gear be without useful apps? Here's a sampling of the latest business apps for wearables.By Shane O'Neill Managing Editor, InformationWeek, 10/21/20143 comments | Read | Post a Comment
IBM is offering a set of APIs and cloud services through its BlueMix platform to simplify development for networked devices.By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 10/21/20140 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Backup is often called broken or otherwise denigrated, but our survey showed that it's alive and well. Here's a look at backup practices in the enterprise today.By Howard Marks Network Computing Blogger, 10/21/20145 comments | Read | Post a Comment
InformationWeek Must Reads Oct. 21, 2014InformationWeek's new Must Reads is a compendium of our best recent coverage of digital strategy. Learn why you should learn to embrace DevOps, how to avoid roadblocks for digital projects, what the five steps to API management are, and more.
Building a Mobile Business MindsetThe differences between mobile apps and conventional Windows clients, or even web applications, are far more than skin deep. Yes, the touch-versus-keyboard interface, APIs, and programming languages are new, but that’s arguably the easy part. There are profound differences in how the two are built, the functionality each prioritizes, the release cycles on which they’re developed — even the attitudes, values, and work styles of the developers creating them.
IT Salary Survey 2014: GovernmentFederal government IT professionals saw modest bumps in compensation. But that doesn't mean all is well: 29% of staffers had fewer training opportunities, and 21% of managers had their benefits cut. Half are looking for new jobs.