Microsoft Azure Outage Explanation Doesn't Soothe
Microsoft leader's post mortem on Azure cloud outage cites a human error factor, but leaves other questions unanswered. Does this remind you of how Amazon played its earlier lightning strike incident?
Timeline For Facebook Pages Takes Getting Used To
Businesses that use Facebook for marketing and to connect to customers may learn to love Timeline for Facebook Pages. But designers and developers of custom tabs will have to scramble to adjust over the next 30 days.
Skills Shortage? Quit Whining
If "people are our most important resource," why do most employers expect this precious asset to show up gift wrapped?
Know Your Tribe, Be Your Tribe
One of the biggest mistakes you can make in initiating major company changes is to expect that everyone's reaction will be even remotely like yours.
5 Keys To U.S. National Mobility Strategy
Security, device support, and applications development are tough issues that agency CIOs must address as they hurry to put smartphones and tablets into more employees' hands.
Security In The Borderless Enterprise
Mobile, cloud, and social technologies have blurred enterprise security borders. Look for a thorough examination of that reality at the RSA conference.
8 More Ways Windows 8 Could Be Great
From SkyDrive integration to picture passwords and Office apps, significant changes to Microsoft's new OS make it barely recognizable compared to predecessors.
How To Escape Consumer IT Hell
Those smartphones and tablets are wonderful, except when they're not. Instead of telling employees they're on their own, IT must bone up on consumer tech support.
Chronology Of An Outsourcing Disaster
Austin Energy's deal with IBM for a new billing system has gone painfully awry, internal emails reveal, resulting in lost revenue for the utility and outraged customers.
Cyber collaboration: Then
Wilson uses an exciting new technology called electronic mail to make the Faster Than Light Newsfeed on the nascent Sci-Fi Channel and several books and games happen.
iPad 3 Reports Suggest 8MP Camera
Spy shots of the Apple iPad 3 are hitting the Web fast and furious. The latest batch show off the camera, rear casing, and display panel.