What Will Eat Your IT Job?
HCL says virtualization and cloud technologies are automating the roles that it used to fill with lots of H-1B workers.
Generation Y Expected To Disrupt The IT Department
The under-30 crowd--Generation Y--is pioneering the CoIT movement, and young workers are turning down jobs where they can't use their own devices. How far should IT go to accommodate the BYOD employee?
In Search Of Enterprise Social Media Integration
I went looking for enterprise application architects who are integrating with social feeds and frameworks for the "Designing Social Applications" session at Enterprise 2.0. I found something a little different.
Cloud Security: Better Than We Think?
Conventional wisdom says that cloud computing is inherently less secure. But many government experts are focused on cloud computing's security strengths.
Data Recovery Needs To Change
Current procedures for data recovery take too long, and enterprises should consider new approaches to restore their applications more quickly.
Cloud Myth 101: Cloud Is A Place
You don't get to simply load your old enterprise IT problems on a truck and arrive at a new abode. But you do get to decide what kind of IT shop to become.
Windows Phone: It's Make Or Break Time
Microsoft put a six-story Windows phone in one of the world's busiest intersections and filled it with rock bands, dancers, and zombies to make a statement. But time grows short to convince phone users.
Extreme Consumerization: Nook And Fire are NSFW
It's entirely appropriate for their markets that Amazon and Barnes and Noble are making their tablets less usable in a business environment, but it doesn't change the fact that they are inappropriate for one. Will IT will still have to deal with them? They shouldn't.
How To Get One Version Of The Truth
Employees need one data source they can trust. There's a critical first step leaders can take that will show the data's worth having in the first place.
Even At NASA, CIOs Get Practical On Cloud
Workday's SaaS lineup catches the eye of even conservative IT chiefs, while NASA builds an app store for scientists, and RIM moves MDM off premise. That's no hype.
IBM Gives First Glimpse Into Cloud Sales
With processes in place to track its cloud revenue, IBM puts its SaaS business at "hundreds of millions" of dollars. It's a start, but more details are needed.
iCloud + Outlook Equals IT Headache
Once Outlook is connected to iCloud, iCloud begins moving things around in Outlook. This is annoying for individuals, but could be a real enterprise support headache.
Occupy Wall Street A Threat To Outsourcing?
At least one top industry exec says he thinks that, in light of the protests, fewer U.S. companies will be willing to shift work to vendors that don't provide services on American soil.
Avnet CIO Talks Cloud, BYOD
Cost savings is a big consideration, says Avnet CIO Steve Phillips, but the global electronics distributor sees other advantages to giving employees choices.
Windows 8 Vs.The Post-PC Era
Windows 8 borrows ideas from the shiny new world of tablets, but bumps up against old-world IT concerns around upgrades.
Pentagon CIO's Tech Revamp: 4 Priorities
With a new enterprise IT plan in hand, Teri Takai outlines what's next as the Department of Defense looks to introduce new technologies while strengthening its cyber defenses.
3 Google Reader Changes Need Repair Now
Google stirred the ire of Google Reader users with its latest redesign, which ditches some of the RSS service's best features. Google must fix some missteps.
WebOS: Not Dead Yet
HP has killed off all devices running Palm's former platform, but senior management claims there is still life in the platform.