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Why Millennials Aren't Disrupting The Workplace
Commentary  |  11/21/2014  | 
The millennial generation won't turn your office on its head, but it will complement the technologies already in place.
Finding CIO/CFO Common Ground
Commentary  |  11/20/2014  | 
Success awaits CIOs and CFOs who reach a level of competence in each other's roles.
Salesforce.com Tweaks Social Studio
News  |  11/19/2014  | 
Salesforce blends social listening, analysis with content publishing and customer engagement, plus touts Wave Analytics Cloud momentum at the Salesforce1 World Tour event.
IBM Verse: Can It Trump Google Inbox?
News  |  11/18/2014  | 
Cloud-based IBM Verse blends email, collaboration, and social intelligence to show what's relevant. Main rivals: Microsoft Clutter and Google Inbox.
Apple, Microsoft Fight For Financial Crown
News  |  11/17/2014  | 
Apple and Microsoft are the world's two most valuable companies, though neither is currently close to Microsoft's peak value from the dot-com era.
Why We Must Move To IPv6
Commentary  |  11/17/2014  | 
Facts are facts: The number of IPv4 addresses available in North America will reach zero soon.
IT's 10 Fastest-Growing Paychecks
Slideshows  |  11/17/2014  | 
Check out the IT roles that will see the biggest salary increases in 2015. Can you guess the top three?
Microsoft Office Mobile: Right For You?
Slideshows  |  11/15/2014  | 
Microsoft now offers free iOS and Android versions of its popular Office apps. Are they a good fit for your mobile productivity tools?
Microsoft .NET's Sudden Ubiquity
News  |  11/14/2014  | 
In a too-good-to-be-true turn of events for enterprises, Microsoft ports .NET development framework to Linux and Mac OS and open-sources the entire .NET stack.
Oracle Lawsuit Against SAP Settled At Last
News  |  11/14/2014  | 
SAP will pay Oracle $359 million to settle the long-running copyright-infringement case involving its shuttered TomorrowNow services unit.
Heating Your House With Cloud Computing
News  |  11/13/2014  | 
Is it time to get serious about recycling the radiant heat from servers into heating for other buildings large and small?
Windows 10 Update: 6 Facts
News  |  11/13/2014  | 
Microsoft's latest Windows 10 build includes more user-inspired tweaks, more desktop refinement -- and more bugs. Is Microsoft reassuring its desktop user base?
ATP: Don't Give Up On Prevention
Commentary  |  11/13/2014  | 
As businesses rely on more complex systems with more tools from different vendors, traditional security measures are becoming increasingly inadequate.
Salesforce.com Lightning Connect Taps Real-Time Data
News  |  11/13/2014  | 
Salesforce.com adds data-integration option for accessing up-to-the-minute data from sources such as SAP apps and Oracle databases.
Microsoft .NET Takes On Java
News  |  11/13/2014  | 
Now that Microsoft's .NET is open sourced and set to expand to Linux and OS X, can it challenge Oracle's Java?
IndependenceIT: 'Switzerland' Of Virtualized Desktops
News  |  11/12/2014  | 
IndependenceIT offers server-based SaaS to deliver virtualized desktops from an Amazon, Microsoft, or Google cloud.
Microsoft's Answer To Death By Email: Meet Clutter
News  |  11/11/2014  | 
Yes, Clutter. This new tool for Microsoft Office 365 users aims to learn which messages are most important to you, and restore order.
EHR & Artificial Intelligence Can Reduce Medical Errors
Commentary  |  11/11/2014  | 
Electronic health records save lives by collecting patient data in one place. Artificial intelligence takes it a step further by calling on the expertise of multiple doctors.
SAP IoT Apps Tap Sensor Data
News  |  11/11/2014  | 
SAP's new IoT family captures data from sensors, including Samsung smartphones and wearables, to power Internet-of-Things, industry-specific apps.
SAP Helps Marketers Use Facebook Customer Data
News  |  11/11/2014  | 
SAP analytic application lets marketers cross customer data with Facebook social data to improve digital campaign results.
Cures For The Common Help Desk Headaches
Commentary  |  11/11/2014  | 
Hey IT support pros, here's how to shrink the ticket stack and help employees help you.
Our Robot-Filled Future: Not All Scary
Commentary  |  11/10/2014  | 
Artificial intelligence is not the danger, says one futurist. Rather, it will save us from danger -- and a dreary existence.
Big Data Survey: Trouble Brewing For IT
News  |  11/10/2014  | 
Just 30% of respondents say their companies are very or extremely effective at identifying critical data and analyzing it to make decisions, down from 42% in 2013. What gives?
Data Breaches: 8 Tips For Board-Level Discussions
Commentary  |  11/10/2014  | 
Recent high-profile breaches put you in the board's spotlight on security. Here's how to shine.
Windows 10 Enterprise Features Revealed
News  |  11/8/2014  | 
We've gotten peeks at many of the upcoming Windows 10 features for users, such as the Start menu and virtual desktops. But what's coming for enterprises?
Can Dropbox & Box Survive Commoditized Storage?
Commentary  |  11/7/2014  | 
Microsoft and Google have turned up the heat on the cloud storage vendors. Time for them to respond.
How DevOps Is Like A Formula 1 Pit Crew
Commentary  |  11/7/2014  | 
DevOps and pit crews both rely on speedy teamwork, but share a fine line between winning and stalling.
Cascading Backer Boosts Hadoop App Performance Management
News  |  11/6/2014  | 
Concurrent, the firm behind Cascading app development, adds Hive and MapReduce support to its Driven performance-management system.
Bringing DevOps To The Federal Government
Commentary  |  11/6/2014  | 
Government needs the disciplined flexibility of DevOps. Is your agency ready for it?
Dell Slams Rivals, Pushes New Converged Infrastructure Plays
News  |  11/6/2014  | 
Dell CEO Michael Dell says that while competitors such as HP and IBM have devolved into chaos, Dell's newest storage, server, and networking products will help it keep an edge.
In Search Of Agile Architecture
News  |  11/5/2014  | 
Despite years of refinement, Agile development still does not include architecture and design.
Microsoft Bolsters Azure SQL Database Services
News  |  11/5/2014  | 
Microsoft brings on-premises database capabilities to Azure SQL DB as it claims market share gains for SQL Server 2014.
Dell Cloud Marketplace: Many Clouds, One Dashboard
News  |  11/5/2014  | 
At Dell World conference, company announces offering to help customers manage clouds from partners such as Amazon, Google, and Joyent.
IBM Launches Cross-Cloud Security Protection
News  |  11/5/2014  | 
IBM's Dynamic Cloud Security can monitor and analyze data access activity and applications in IBM SoftLayer, Salesforce.com, and Amazon.
Human API CEO On Unifying Health Data
Commentary  |  11/5/2014  | 
Andrei Pop, CEO of health data platform firm Human API, discusses how web APIs can unite scattered health records.
Google Cloud Cuts Prices Again, Adds Services
News  |  11/4/2014  | 
Google continues to advance its cloud business with better virtualization, flexibility, speed, and affordability, but won't catch up to giant Amazon Web Services anytime soon.
Workday Streamlines Mobile Apps, Unveils Big Data Plans
News  |  11/4/2014  | 
Workday streamlines smartphone and tablet experience, unveils plans for prescriptive-analytic "Insight" applications in 2015.
GE CEO Talks Economy, CIOs & Tech
Commentary  |  11/4/2014  | 
GE CEO Jeffrey Immelt shares three quick insights and explains why he sees no chance of the CIO's role diminishing.
You're Sending Too Much Email
Commentary  |  11/4/2014  | 
Myriad communications tools are available, but most of us keep falling back on email. Here's why that's a mistake.
Windows 8.1: On The Rise?
News  |  11/3/2014  | 
Windows 8.1 achieves big market-share gains in October, just as Windows XP starts to plummet. But is Win 8.1's momentum sustainable?
3 Challenges To Designing A Voice Interface
Commentary  |  11/3/2014  | 
Here's advice on how to overcome these challenges, as we increasingly rely on voice to interact with connected, smart devices.
Oracle Stokes 'Hostile' Customer Relations, Study Says
News  |  11/3/2014  | 
Campaign for Clear Licensing survey finds 92% of customers say Oracle does not clearly communicate licensing changes.
Unify Joins Social Collaboration Race With Circuit
Commentary  |  11/3/2014  | 
Circuit, formerly known as Project Ansible, expands Unify's telephony and UC footprint into enterprise social collaboration. Can it compete with heavyweights like Microsoft, IBM, Salesforce.com?
Microsoft Reveals Office For Mac Roadmap
News  |  11/1/2014  | 
Microsoft hasn't updated Office for Macs in four years -- but on Friday, the company finally revealed plans for a new version.
Windows 7's Halloween Deadline: 5 Key Issues
News  |  10/31/2014  | 
Starting November 1, Microsoft will no longer sell consumer Windows 7 licenses to OEMs. What does this mean for your PC upgrade options?
Has Email Peaked?
Commentary  |  10/31/2014  | 
This excerpt from Phil Simon's upcoming book Message Not Received discusses how email has improved but is still riddled with problems.
HP's 3D Future: Sprout Visual Tour
Slideshows  |  10/31/2014  | 
Take a look at HP's unusual "immersive PC," Sprout, and Multi Jet Fusion, a bold foray into 3D hardware.
InformationWeek 2014 State Of Database Technology Survey
Steal Our Slides  |  10/31/2014  | 
Databases of the 1990s remain alive and well. Microsoft, Oracle, and IBM databases still rule, with few enterprises taking a chance on new NoSQL offerings.
Big Data Software For Mainstream Users
News  |  10/31/2014  | 
Not everyone needs to be a data scientist, Red Lambda argues.
Healthcare IT: User Empathy Comes First
Commentary  |  10/31/2014  | 
Health IT professionals need to fully understand the needs of clinicians and end-users in order to design software that truly works.
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