Seeking Social Business Leaders For 2013
DEADLINE EXTENDED TO MAY 1! Help us identify the organizations making the best use of social technologies in support of their businesses. We will showcase the winners at the E2 Conference in Boston.
Aetna Consolidates Health IT Assets
New Healthagen business unit will sell integrated care coordination, population health management, physician workflow transformation services.
FirefoxOS #Fail: The Web is Not the Platform
Mozilla says that 'Content Is King' and 'The Web Is The Platform'. This strategy is an old and failed one. Apple briefly, and insincerely, tried it. The whole history of personal computing, let along the history of mobile devices, shows that he who takes maximum advantage of the capabilities of the platform wins the market.
Are You A Data Hoarder?
Big data craze inspires some IT managers to save every possible bit of data. Bad idea, says an industry practitioner's group.
Android For Google Nexus UI Re-Imagined
For Android enthusiasts Paranoid Android is a cool re-interpretation / customization of the Android 4.2.X OS. But, the complexity of the install, as well as the requirement to root the device will likely deter many people from using Paranoid Android 3, which is a shame. It's a well thought-out, extremely stable, clever modification to the stock UI. With the addition of the PIE feature in version 3 it gives Android 4.2.X some serious competition.
Google Drive Third-Party Apps: An Introduction
The ability to install third party Google Drive apps only requires a supported browser and access to the Internet. This has the potential to be a truly disruptive technology for desktop platform ecosystems like Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux. However, problems with the basic function of actually saving data to Google Drive by third party apps need to be addressed before widespread adoption is possible.
Mobile World Congress 2013: What We Want
Mobile World Congress 2013 will feature glitzy new hardware and exciting apps. But what I really want to see is technology to keep the wireless data network humming.
You Will Subscribe To, Not Buy Software
Especially in a BYOD environment, software subscriptions have a lot going for them, but many just don't like the idea of paying for software and not owning it. The recent revelation that Office 2013, at least in some cases, will come locked to a specific computer, much as OEM Windows does, shows how the subscription model is coming whether we like it or not. Here's what we think.
HP CEO Dismisses Break-Up Talk
While sharing dismal Q1 results, HP CEO Meg Whitman says HP will not sell its enterprise services or PC unit; projects return to growth in 2014.
8 LinkedIn Etiquette Mistakes
LinkedIn is not just another social network like Twitter where anything goes. Avoid these "don'ts" and avoid becoming a LinkedIn pariah.
Federal CIO Outlines Next Steps
With Obama's first term in the rearview mirror, federal CIO Steven VanRoekel is looking for ways to continue to improve federal IT even in the face of looming budget cuts.