A report from the MIT Sloan Management Review finds that companies that share data from their internet of things projects are better positioned to take advantage of what the technology has to offer. However, finding IT pros with the right IoT skills set is proving a challenge for many businesses.By Scott Ferguson Director of Audience Development, UBM Tech, 9/22/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
When Andrew Horne, IT practice leader at consulting firm CEB, talks with IT professionals about digitization, the term itself is often greeted with eye rolling. But it's a buzzword business leaders are excited about. Horne shares his insights on how CIOs and other IT leaders can help define it in concrete terms -- and move the business forward in the process.By Andrew Horne IT Practice Leader, CEB, 9/14/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
By focusing on what needs to be done for service integration rather than how it has to be done, SPIs provide organizations with more flexibility than an API.By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 9/13/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Whether you are an IT pro looking to add data analytics and data science skills to your repertoire, or you are looking to make a career change from IT to the data analytics field, here are seven tips that can give you a head start. By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 9/13/20161 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
IT professionals who have yet to be convinced that API management could be useful need look no further than Google's plan to acquire Apigee, an API management platform. It's the latest in a string of similar offerings that highlight the importance of application programming interfaces in today's IT organization. By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 9/9/20164 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Smart wearables are making their way into the enterprise, but are largely in the testing phase, according to recently released numbers from IDC. Among the potential uses is stepped-up security. By Scott Ferguson Director of Audience Development, UBM Tech, 9/7/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Here's a look at enterprise plans for implementation of NoSQL databases, and some of the top vendors providing this technology.By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 9/5/20163 comments | Read | Post a Comment
From sensors that measure water leaks to smart parking meters and self-driving buses, internet of things (IoT) technologies are a major contributor to the rise of smart cities. Here is a look at 6 innovative uses of IoT in municipalities around the world. By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 9/1/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Bill Schmarzo, EMC's CTO of big data services spends much of his time helping enterprises with their big data challenges. We spoke with him about the trends and struggles enterprises are facing.By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 8/26/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
The Wireless Broadband Alliance's City WiFi Roaming project aims to provide public WiFi users in cities around the globe with the ability to roam between different public wireless networks. Some of the host cities that are part of this public, private partnership include New York, San Francisco, and San Jose.By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 8/25/20161 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
A recent Deloitte survey indicates businesses are investing more in IT platforms and services that can drive productivity. Specifically, these firms are using IT to increase productivity while they focus on technologies such as cloud and analytics. By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 8/23/20162 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Microsoft has agreed to acquire Genee, an AI-powered scheduling service, to drive intelligent experiences in Office 365.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 8/23/20161 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
While interest in IoT technologies continues to rise among businesses, many organizations are still unsure how it will directly benefit the bottom line. However, the IT department and the CIO are helping to lead the way for those companies that are adopting the technology.By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 8/22/20161 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Apple will debut a new Apple Watch this fall, but the so-called Apple Watch 2 won't include the cellular connectivity so many want, according to a published report in Bloomberg.By Eric Zeman , 8/20/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
An Ernst and Young report indicates it's full steam ahead in the mergers & acquisitions space in 2016 as companies look to leverage tech to speed their digital transformation. The main drivers behind this trend include big data analytics and IoT, both of which IT professionals should keep an eye on. By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 8/19/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
A recently released Gartner report, based on Equinix network hub use, finds that an "interconnect" service is one of the keys to an enterprise's digital future.By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 8/19/20161 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
A report from IT research firm Gartner says public sector CIOs need to promote a compelling vision for digital transformation and make change inclusive. If successful, the results could transform the type of services government agencies can offer citizens.By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 8/19/20164 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Networking giant Cisco confirmed during its latest quarterly report that the company will cut approximately 7% of its worldwide workforce in a restructuring move designed to accelerate its transition to a software and subscription business.By Dawn Kawamoto Freelance Writer and Editor, 8/18/201610 comments | Read | Post a Comment
The Intel Joule developer module will help enterprises, developers, and everyday tinkerers tap into the internet of things. The chip maker also detailed its vision for 5G networks at its Developer Forum show.By Eric Zeman , 8/17/20162 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Top IT Trends to Watch in Financial ServicesIT pros at banks, investment houses, insurance companies, and other financial services organizations are focused on a range of issues, from peer-to-peer lending to cybersecurity to performance, agility, and compliance. It all matters.
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