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, 8/23/20163 comments | 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
The networking giant is reportedly planning to cut nearly 20% of its global workforce, as it shifts from a hardware maker to one with a greater focus on software.By Dawn Kawamoto Freelance Writer and Editor, 8/17/20161 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
From where IT professionals sit, these are early days for industrial IoT. Still, the software, hardware, and network ecosystem required for delivering on the promise of IoT will eventually transform the way enterprises think about running everything. Here are four cloud-based industrial IoT startups worth knowing. By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 8/16/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
It's possible Fuchsia is nothing more than an experiment by Google, one of the many technological inquiries the company is famous for conducting. It's equally possible that Fuchsia marks the direction Google will take in creating operating systems and control software for the internet of things (IoT).By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 8/16/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
A team of Microsoft researchers and MIT PhD students have developed a temporary tattoo that doubles as a smartphone touchpad.By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 8/15/20162 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Industry consultant Tom Coughlin writes in a new paper that machine learning will extend the life cycle of flash memory, which experiences "cell wear" with repeated use.By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 8/10/20161 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
IT departments take note: The internet of things market is picking up speed, with new technologies like LPWA paving the way for broader adoption. Even though a new study shows that spending on IoT could reach $3 trillion by 2025, security remains a concern.By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 8/10/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
The chipmaker says it will use Nervana Systems' expertise in accelerating deep learning algorithms to expand Intel's capabilities in the field of artificial intelligence.By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 8/10/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
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