CIO's Real Boss: The Customer
As customers become more engaged with business through mobile and social, the CIO must help nurture that relationship.
Microsoft Study Touts Hybrid Cloud
Microsoft-sponsored survey of 2,000 IT pros says private, on-premises clouds and private, hosted services represent the hybrid clouds of the future.
The Corruption Of Agile Development
What was intended as a set of personal practices has become a doctrine. And despite the mainstream adoption of Agile, the loss of its original intent has undermined its effectiveness.
IBM: We'll Stand Up To NSA
IBM denies sharing customer information with U.S. government, asserts it would challenge any data demands through "judicial action or other means."
Google Drive Chops Prices
Google Drive blows past other online storage services by tripling free space to 15 GB and cutting prices across the board.
H-1B Visa Demand Spike Predicted
When the window for new H-1B applications opens on April 1, three IT job categories will lead the charge: software engineering, information security, and big data.
iOS 7.1: What's New
Apple's mobile operating system update squashes a big bug, adds CarPlay, and brings new features to iTunes Radio, Siri, and more.
2014 State Of Database Tech: Think Retro
Conventional databases from Microsoft, Oracle, and IBM still dominate the enterprise, say respondents in our newest research. What will it take for NoSQL, DBaaS, and distributed systems to break through?
Facebook's WhatsApp Deal Under Fire
Privacy advocates file FTC complaint to block Facebook's $19 billion acquisition of messaging service WhatsApp, calling it unfair and deceptive.
Security Job #1 For Feds
The 2014 InformationWeek Government IT Priorities Survey shows federal IT pros care about security - itís rated as very important by 69% of respondents, 30 percentage points ahead of the No. 2 priority, disaster recovery. Will the upcoming NIST cyber-security framework help manage risk?
Big Data Meets Threat Detection
Security practitioners are getting a lot smarter about using security analytics and big data to identify threats in real-time. But there's a still a lot to learn.
Office 365 Gets Personal
Microsoft Office 365 will soon become more collaborative, focusing on relevant content to provide a more personalized work experience.
Wearables At Work: Hello Big Brother?
Employers must tread carefully with activity trackers and devices like Google Glass. Wearables could take real-time personal data collection to unnerving new heights.