4 Hot Topics At Cloud Connect
From Amazon to Zynga, cloud leaders at the conference gave some interesting sneak peeks at the future of cloud computing. Take a look ahead.
Healthcare Reform Is Here, Like It Or Not
Participation in new accountable care organizations isn't for the faint of heart. But healthcare providers that have their IT acts together have a good head start.
Big Data, Big Social, Big MDM
InformationWeek's Valley View will air live this Thursday. It will feature Rikard Steiber, Google's global marketing director for mobile and social, and startup Chart.io, which aims to put business intelligence into the hands of the everyday user.
Windows 8 ARM Tablets: 8 Must-Know Facts
Microsoft is building a version of Windows specifically for tablets and ultralight notebooks that will run ARM SoC chips, and it’s unlike any Windows version you’ve seen before.
Advanced Persistent Threats Get More Respect
When it comes to combating APTs, the odds are against your organization's security team, say security experts such as Bruce Schneier. This type of risk deserves special scrutiny.
8 Features That Could Make Windows 8 Great
Microsoft's next OS is loaded with features like eight-second boot times and better file management that could make it the best version of Windows since XP--if the company can pull it off.
E-publishing, Part 3: E-looters 101
The moral simpletons who copy other people's intellectual property don't appreciate that anything they'd want to copy is the result of someone's hard work. Jerks.
ICD-10 Conversion: Do Or Die
Failure to meet upcoming deadlines could mean major disruptions in claims payments for healthcare organizations.
Apple's Walled Garden: Sledgehammer Needed
Friday's revelation of an iOS app with a "hidden" tethering capability shows that walled garden restrictions don't necessarily keep us safer. They do create a monopoly and planned obsolescence. It's time to break down those walls.
SAP's Success And Looming Challenges
The vendor must get ready to grow its developer community, harness the sensor data revolution, and bring together the consumer and enterprise worlds.
When 'Nice' Bosses Fail
IT is a service business, where nice guys often finish first. But you'd better be effective too, because scorched-earth leaders are just waiting to pounce.
It's Browser Version Madness!
Major versions of a major program used to be a major event. Thanks to Google and Mozilla they are downright commonplace, but still as disruptive as ever.
Amazon Grows Revenue, Keeps Cloud Numbers Hidden
As Amazon reported a 35% jump in revenue, it dodged key questions about Kindle Fire and AWS cloud services--namely, whether AWS is helping Amazon's bottom line or still working toward a breakeven point.