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Choosing A UC Vendor: 5 Tips
News  |  9/20/2014  | 
Choosing the right UC system can be confusing and expensive. KelCor analyst and Interop speaker Brent Kelly offers five tips to help you save money and stay in control.
Microsoft Office, Windows Details Leak
News  |  9/20/2014  | 
Codenamed "Office 16," the next version will reportedly include the "Tell Me" tool to save users time digging through menus.
Apple Watch? No, Thank You
Commentary  |  9/20/2014  | 
Apple has some convincing to do around its much-hyped Apple Watch: 67% of people are not eager to buy, according to our latest flash poll.
Google Plans To Encrypt Android Data By Default
News  |  9/20/2014  | 
After Apple CEO Tim Cook talks up iOS8 data security, Google says the next version of Android will shield data on devices more effectively.
Facebook Tweaks News Feed Again
News  |  9/19/2014  | 
A new Facebook formula will prioritize recent posts more than relevancy. Here's a primer on what to expect.
Apple Fans Line Up For iPhone 6
News  |  9/19/2014  | 
Friday's launch of Apple iPhone 6 and 6 Plus draws customary crowds of early adopters -- who face activation issues.
Backlash Coming On Car-to-Car Talk?
News  |  9/19/2014  | 
Vehicle-to-vehicle communication technology is gaining momentum, and it could become a mandate. But industry and government must address privacy and other concerns.
Federal Shared Services Gains Traction
News  |  9/19/2014  | 
US Treasury official sees shared services boosting productivity and transparency.
Will Social Media Revolutionize Healthcare?
Commentary  |  9/19/2014  | 
Without a doubt. In fact, several medical providers and IT vendors are plowing ahead already.
Red Hat Shows Consistent Growth
News  |  9/19/2014  | 
Red Hat reports 19% increase in revenue, subscriptions, and earnings per share in Q2.
Twilio Says MMS Ready For Spotlight
News  |  9/19/2014  | 
Twilio says cloud-based MMS means companies deploying apps can now include MMS messaging more affordably and easily.
Geekend: Finding Nemo Is Real... & Evil
Commentary  |  9/19/2014  | 
Finding Nemo is supported by science -- which makes it all the more horrifying.
Oracle Leader Ellison Is Not 'Stepping Down'
News  |  9/19/2014  | 
Oracle announces new titles, but Larry Ellison, Safra Catz, and Mark Hurd say roles won't change. Buried news: Oracle misses earnings.
SAP $8.3 Billion Concur Buy Caps Pricey Cloud Push
Commentary  |  9/19/2014  | 
SAP's latest cloud deal will add millions of subscribers and narrow the gap with Salesforce.com. But it could slash profits.
Tech Sales Reps Gone Wild
Commentary  |  9/19/2014  | 
Today, Grumpy IT Guy is grumpy about sales reps who don't know when to quit.
Apple CEO: We Don't Covet Your Data
News  |  9/18/2014  | 
Apple CEO Tim Cook highlights the company's commitment to privacy in an open letter.
Android Wear to Beat Apple Watch?
News  |  9/18/2014  | 
Smartwatches have a bright future, thanks in part to excitement about Apple Watch -- but mostly due to upcoming low-cost Android Wear devices, says Gartner study.
Databricks Plans Spark Developers Certification Program
News  |  9/18/2014  | 
Databricks says demand for its Spark in-memory analytics platform is skyrocketing, so it's launching its first-ever certification program for professionals.
Facebook Explains iOS 8 App Privacy Changes
News  |  9/18/2014  | 
Despite tweaks to a privacy setting in iOS 8, Facebook says it's not tracking you any more than it already has been.
6 Reorg Steps To Bring Telecom, Mainstream IT Together
Commentary  |  9/18/2014  | 
It's time to bring telecom and other IT services under one umbrella. Keys to success: eliminate silos, consolidate expertise, leverage new skills.
Software Creates More Jobs Than It Destroys, Study Says
News  |  9/18/2014  | 
How is software affecting the overall US economy? Study from Software Industry & Information Association provides new data points.
VMware Keeps VMworld Promises With Product Upgrades
News  |  9/18/2014  | 
VMware made a series of end-user computing enhancements and NSX software-defined networking upgrades.
Amazon Revamps Entire Kindle Line
News  |  9/18/2014  | 
Amazon drops five new tablets and e-readers just ahead of the critical holiday season.
Federal Inaction Breeds ID Theft, Says Frank Abagnale
News  |  9/18/2014  | 
Onetime "Catch Me If You Can" swindler turned anti-fraud consultant says identity theft is "4,000 times easier" than when he was living a life of crime.
Enterprise Social Networks: 4 Pillars
News  |  9/18/2014  | 
Success starts and ends with integration. Here's how to finally make collaboration click.
iOS 8 Enterprise Features: True Or False
Slideshows  |  9/18/2014  | 
Apple's iOS 8 delivers features designed to make life easier for IT pros and users -- but we have colorful ideas of our own. Learn the truth using our quiz.
iOS 8 Points To Apple's Future
Commentary  |  9/18/2014  | 
iOS 8 delivers immediate improvements to Apple devices while promising richer mobile apps down the line. Just brace yourself for a huge download.
Net Neutrality: Why You Should Fear The Tier
Commentary  |  9/18/2014  | 
The end of Net neutrality would hobble today's businesses, increase costs for customers, and stifle the potential for future innovation.
EHR Success: 4 Change Management Process Tips
Commentary  |  9/18/2014  | 
Implementing a successful EHR system depends on first developing an efficient change management plan. Here's how to do it.
IT-Business Alignment: Enough Already
Commentary  |  9/18/2014  | 
Achieving business outcomes depends on fostering a new level of cross-departmental intimacy, not alignment.
3 Myths That Could Spoil IT's Future
Commentary  |  9/17/2014  | 
IT leaders need to overcome the myths that keep hurting IT's reputation.
Agile's Successor: Continuous Delivery
News  |  9/17/2014  | 
Traditional Agile methods have evolved quickly to address current programming needs. Continuous delivery mixed with select Agile practices equals the preferred way forward.
FCC In-Flight Cellphone Ban: Fight's On
News  |  9/17/2014  | 
Lobbyists and legislators urge the FCC not to reverse its 23-year-old ban on using cellphones during airline flight.
If Social Networks Had Theme Songs
Commentary  |  9/17/2014  | 
A description of every major social network through the joy of song.
Have Apple's iPads Peaked?
Commentary  |  9/17/2014  | 
Many reviewers consider Apple's new iPhones to be essential upgrades. Now the company needs new iPads that inspire the same excitement.
Facebook Developing App For Private Sharing
News  |  9/17/2014  | 
Facebook's in-development "Moments" app could make sharing with small groups easier. Here's what we know, plus tips to manage friend lists now.
Basho Revamps Riak Open-Source Database
News  |  9/17/2014  | 
Basho Riak Enterprise 2.0 release steps up NoSQL competition with Cassandra with prebuilt data functions, Apache Solr support, and SSD storage for hot data.
Augmented Reality Digital Headsets Get Real
Commentary  |  9/17/2014  | 
Augmented reality is about to get compelling. Digital eyewear will make it happen. And it's happening sooner than you think.
iOS 8: What You Need To Know
News  |  9/17/2014  | 
Apple's latest mobile operating system, iOS 8, arrives on Wednesday. Here's how to prepare your iPhone or iPad.
How To Build Battle-Tested Websites
News  |  9/17/2014  | 
It doesn't matter whether your e-commerce D-Day is Black Friday, tax day, or some random Thursday when a post goes viral. Your websites need to be ready.
VMware's Former CTO Herrod On IT's Future
News  |  9/17/2014  | 
Steve Herrod explains how his technologist's vision and experience help him pick investments for venture capitalist firm General Catalyst Partners.
Rackspace Not For Sale, Rejoins Cloud Battle
News  |  9/17/2014  | 
Rackspace, after posting a strong second quarter, says it's not for sale and it will push its 'managed cloud' offering with renewed vigor.
3 Meltdown Moments In Digital Strategy
Commentary  |  9/17/2014  | 
See if you can relate to these real-life digital business problems.
Real IT Wives: 10 Signs You're In The Club
Commentary  |  9/17/2014  | 
Behind many a good IT person stands a patient spouse. If you've attended IT department holiday parties full of Costco snacks and awkward silences, you qualify.
What's Your CIO Legacy?
Commentary  |  9/17/2014  | 
Box CIO Ben Haines compares his experiences at two very different companies to explore the notion of a CIO legacy.
Apple Watch: A Cure For Smartphone Addiction
Commentary  |  9/17/2014  | 
Here's how adding another gadget actually might help restore order to our obsessive digital lives.
Data Scientists Want Big Data Ethics Standards
News  |  9/17/2014  | 
Nearly half of data scientists surveyed last month say Facebook's controversial "mood manipulation study" was unethical, and many support ethics guidelines for big data research.
BYOA: 4 Steps For CIO Success
Commentary  |  9/17/2014  | 
Letting employees bring -- or build -- their own applications can be rewarding for everyone, including the company.
Net Neutrality: 5 Things To Know
News  |  9/17/2014  | 
The Internet was never as neutral as you might think. Here's why the FCC is mulling stricter regulations for mobile service providers as well.
Top Sites For NYC Travelers: Interop Advice
Slideshows  |  9/17/2014  | 
Heading to New York City for Interop or other business travel? Check out these websites to make the most of your visit.
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