Social Meets Big Data: Get Ready
You may not agree with Marc Benioff that Facebook looks like the future of the Web. But you'd better be ready for the mountain of data social media produces.
Do You Really Need To Build A Mobile App?
Driving engagement through apps is hard, and not every company needs to build one. But nearly every company will need an API that enables Web-based integration with other companies.
iPhone 4S: My First Night
I upgraded my iPhone 4 to an iPhone 4S on Friday. Here's my report on the phone--and my least painful iPhone upgrade experience to date.
We All Use Dennis Ritchie's Programs
One of the architects of modern operating systems and programming languages has passed away and I, like many of you, owe Dennis Ritchie a debt of gratitude.
RIM's Death By Speculation
After a botched explanation for the BlackBerry outage, RIM customers are imagining the worst. RIM must take two steps right away to regain IT's trust.
Meaningful Use Compliance: A Piece Of Cake?
The feds have already paid out $653 million in incentives to clinicians who've implemented electronic health records. For some providers, the work wasn't so hard after all.
BlackBerry Service Improving, But Perhaps Too Late
RIM will probably soon restore service fully, but the restoration of their reputation and business prospects is unlikely. Things were already looking down generally when, on the same week that a new iPhone launched, their worldwide network collapsed.
Inside Ray Lane's Silicon Valley
As Lane receives the David Packard Medal of Achievement, he encourages belief in Silicon Valley, education, and entrepreneurship as the best hope for America.
Do You Need A Storage Performance Manager?
It may be time to create a position that that crosses the functional boundaries of applications, servers, hypervisors, and storage to take a holistic view of performance.
Simulate, Before It's Too Late
Gaming mechanisms like Spent aren't perfect corporate models, but they can deliver lessons with little to none of the ramifications of real life failure.
Master Data Management Comes Of Age
Recent summit demonstrates that people are comfortable with the core MDM concept and ready to move into other areas like unstructured master data.
How To Build A Government Cloud
As federal agencies race to meet OMB's 'cloud first' mandate, they must adapt the cloud model to the idiosyncrasies of government.