Windows 10: NYC Debut, Hands-On Demo
InformationWeek marked the July 29 Windows 10 launch with a visit to New York City's Microsoft specialty store. Here, we take you through our firsthand experiences with Windows 10.
Windows 10: 8 Things Microsoft Got Right
Windows 10 doesn't launch until July 29, but Microsoft has already proven its commitment to making up for its Windows 8 mistakes and competing in a modern tech world.
Office 2016 For Mac Is Here
Microsoft Office 2016 is now available to Office 365 subscribers, with a full public rollout expected in September.
7 Common Biases That Skew Big Data Results
Flawed data analysis leads to faulty conclusions and bad business outcomes. Beware of these seven types of bias that commonly challenge organizations' ability to make smart decisions.
Why ISO Certifications Make Sense For IT
Certifications from the International Organization for Standards (ISO) are important when considering which vendors to choose for your IT needs. But when was the last time you thought about applying ISO standards to your own internal IT operations?
Fortran: 7 Reasons Why Itís Not Dead
In the 1950s, IBM programmer John Backus invented a programming language called Fortran. It's still in use today, and here's what you need to know about it.
Google Wants You To Be Healthy
An assortment of cloud-based data-collecting and data-analysis tools aimed at health practitioners, researchers, and individuals offers ideas for any enterprise looking to maximize cloud computing.
NBA CIO Focuses On Analytics, Data And Fans
The NBA is one of the most tech-savvy sports leagues. A lot of that has to do with CIO Michael Gliedman, who oversees the process of turning reams of data into a fan-friendly stats website.
Supercomputers Unleash Big Data's Power
Here are six reasons why established companies, and even startups, are using supercomputing resources, and why your IT organization may want to consider such options to meet your big data and business analytics needs.
CFO Data Needs: How IT Stacks Up
If you think about how the data is going to be presented and used by the CFO's group, the technological decisions to ensure data accuracy and determine types of data you present actually become easier.
Amazon Applies Machine Learning To Improve Reviews
Amazon.com has for several years capitalized on machine learning for its recommendations that come with customer purchases on the retail site. Now, it's extending those efforts to product reviews and star ratings to enhance customer experiences.
IBM Aims To Ease Data Sharing For Police, Emergency Services
IBM's Safer Planet, a sub-unit of the company's Smarter Planet effort, is expanding its cloud-based offerings with the goal of making data sharing and analysis affordable and accessible to IT professionals in a wide range of public safety and emergency management agencies.
OPM Breach Offers Tough Lessons For CIOs
While your enterprise may have a chief information security officer and a robust data governance department, CIOs and IT organizations are the ones on the front lines of protecting enterprise data. What lessons can we draw from the OPM breach?
'Leap Second' Clocks In On June 30
It doesn't sound like a big deal, but every second counts in the Network Time Protocol upon which the Internet and all apps that synch with it are based.