Microsoft Azure Outage Explanation Doesn't Soothe
Microsoft leader's post mortem on Azure cloud outage cites a human error factor, but leaves other questions unanswered. Does this remind you of how Amazon played its earlier lightning strike incident?
Top Considerations For Cloud EHR Buyers
Cloud computing offers a speed ramp into the electronic health record highway. But don't overlook critical questions about security, performance, say legal experts at HIMSS.
Windows 8 Beta: 8 Insights For IT
Microsoft Windows 8 Consumer Preview, now available for download, gives valuable information to enterprise IT pros preparing for the final version.
Microsoft Azure Suffers Outage
Microsoft Azure cloud services dashboard shows access problem in three regions; most users back online within eight hours.
Timeline For Facebook Pages Takes Getting Used To
Businesses that use Facebook for marketing and to connect to customers may learn to love Timeline for Facebook Pages. But designers and developers of custom tabs will have to scramble to adjust over the next 30 days.
The Big Data Challenge: Social Data Meets Corporate Data
With the rise of social media sites, companies are getting hit with a blizzard of unstructured data, and must now find cost-effective ways to integrate and analyze the collective pool of big data to generate granular business insights.
Skills Shortage? Quit Whining
If "people are our most important resource," why do most employers expect this precious asset to show up gift wrapped?
3 IT Trends At World-Class Banks
To optimize global opportunities, banks must strive for standardization, tackle customer experience from the top down, and move beyond traditional IT outsourcing.
Know Your Tribe, Be Your Tribe
One of the biggest mistakes you can make in initiating major company changes is to expect that everyone's reaction will be even remotely like yours.