Build Vs. Buy: A Dangerous Lie
IT's eternal debate sidesteps the complexities of a fragile talent ecosystem and creates a vicious cycle that ensures project failure.
I Hate You, Passwords
Do I really have to memorize T7%rr$4mq@z9Jpp# so I can follow password best practices?
Dell's Android Dongle Dare
$129 Cloud Connect, a wireless network card, turns any modern display into a computer; use with Android apps, virtualized PC desktops, and Dell cloud services.
Public HIEs Failing, Poll Says
Exchange leaders blame "flawed business model," offer strategies to help public information exchanges succeed going forward.
SDN: Beware Of Blinders
Everyone's talking about software-defined networking, but choosing actual products and vendors probably feels more like a round of blackjack than an RFP.
NASA Starts Weather Quest
First of five new science satellites on Earth-observing missions will provide real-time observations of rain and snow every three hours.
CCHIT Exits EHR Certification Business
Top government-endorsed certifying body Certification Commission for Health Information Technology is losing money; will transition to advisory role to healthcare vendors and providers.
16 Top Big Data Analytics Platforms
Data analysis is a do-or-die requirement for today's businesses. We analyze notable vendor choices, from Hadoop upstarts to traditional database players.
The Buck Stops At BYOC
IT professionals gave into user demands with BYOD. But allowing employees to mix corporate data and personal clouds is going a step too far.
6 Ways SDN Shakes Up The Enterprise
Software-defined networking promises improvements to enterprise IT that run the gamut from more responsive applications to heightened security and enhanced data analytics.
Chrome Apps Come To Android, iOS
Google software lets developers package Chrome Apps to run on Android and iOS devices as if they were native mobile apps. Move helps bridge the gap between web and native development.
3 IT Lessons From Entrepreneurs
Think startup culture exists in some alternate reality where normal business rules don't apply? Far from it. In fact, CIOs can learn a lot from entrepreneurs
Government Loosens Data Disclosure Gag
Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, Microsoft, and Yahoo can now publish more of the details on user data that the government demands, but startups might suffer.
7 Ways Wearables Will Go To Work
Smartwatches, smartglasses, smart ID badges, and activity trackers will all find a home in the enterprise and change how we do our jobs.
Software Audits: Are You Ready?
Study reveals more than half of companies have faced software audits within the past two years. Microsoft, Oracle, SAP, and IBM top list of auditors.