Video Is A Data Asset, So Manage It
Whether a training session, earnings meeting, or product demo, video is too important an information source to be relegated to silos. Here's how to turn it into searchable, reusable content--without busting your storage budget.
TSA Buys Into iPhones, iPads
Transportation Security Administration budgets $3 million for iPhones, iPads, and other Apple gear for IT security testing, mobile app development, and other uses.
How IT Can Reclaim Social Relevance
Social technologies are spreading through the business in a decentralized way, not via IT leadership. How can organizations and IT leaders make the most of this trend?
11 BI Tools To Analyze Healthcare Operations
Although clinical decision support systems remain the rock stars in many large hospitals and group practices, let's not forget the need to analyze operational, financial, and quality control data.
Feds Face 'Big Data' Storage Challenge
Federal data centers are filling up with data as terabytes accumulate into petabytes. Agencies must adapt their storage
architectures and policies to optimize it all.
SAP Ariba Deal: Not All About Cloud
SAP bids for leading trading network, but look beyond the cloud hype in the $4.3 billion deal. Ariba competes with specialized supplier-management and trading firms, not Salesforce.com.
Why I Don't Have a Facebook Page
Bob Guccione Jr. is an iconic figure in modern journalism, who started SPIN and GEAR magazines and owned DISCOVER magazine. He helped define new journalism at a time when it was on the wane and appeared to be more concerned with mass appeal. This is his take on Facebook.
4 Ways Facebook Can Woo SMBs
Facebook's ad revenue depends largely on the combined pool of smaller advertisers. Here's what the company can do to better serve SMBs.
EMC's Gelsinger Talks Cloud Storage, Pricing Pressure
Before kicking off this week's EMC World conference, EMC president and chief operating officer Pat Gelsinger spoke with InformationWeek on automation, the roles EMC will and won't play in cloud storage, and more.
Oh, Facebook, Why Can't I Quit You?
Facebook sells your addiction to advertisers, hoping to make a buck off your personal information. Will you wake up in time to kick the habit, or do you "like" the security risks of blurring the line between personal and professional?
Keep Your Business Off Of Facebook
Facebook is so outrageously popular that many are tempted to use it for business, just like other consumerization trends. Resist the urge. Facebook will always be a poor choice for business functions.
How Facebook Ignores Its Users
Facebook consulted with users on Timeline more than on any previous product change. Users hated it, but Facebook gave it to them anyway.
Facebook's History: From Dorm To IPO Darling
Facebook's IPO brings the world's most popular social network into Wall Street's big league. After a wild ride, Facebook's future depends on profiting from an increasingly mobile user base.