Is Microsoft Office 2013 right for you? Here are the right questions for small and midsize businesses and enterprises to ask.
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SharePoint devotees, especially those jumping on SharePoint 2013, might be apt to align with their broader Office upgrade strategy. Forrester's "Office 2013: A Breakthrough In Productivity" report notes a significant change in application development with the 2013 platform. "For the first time ever, developers will use the same technologies and frameworks to build custom applications using Office -- Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint -- and SharePoint," the report said. "Thus, application skills, tools, and life-cycle management environments can be converged, and code can be used in both Office and SharePoint."
SaaS As Innovation Driver?Software as a service is the clear No. 1 way enterprises consume cloud. InformationWeek's SaaS Innovation Survey reveals three tips to get the most from SaaS: Make it a popularity contest. Have an escape plan. And remember that identity is the new perimeter.
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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