Sharepoint Deployments Arise In An Ad-Hoc Manner
Small and medium businesses are forging ahead with SharePoint deployments. The Association for Information and Image Management (AIIM) found that more than two out of every corporations are now using the product, however, most have done so without crafting a formal business plan or going through a rigorous cost justification process.
Andy Grove: Knowledge Work Isn't Enough
Intel co-founder Andy Grove doesn't have all the answers in his Bloomberg column on "How to Make an American Job Before It's Too Late." But he makes one opinion clear: The U.S. can't innovate if it doesn't also build stuff.
Palm Trying To Boost App Ecosystem
It is debatable as to what is more important, the smartphone platform or the apps available for it. While the platform maker can't do much to the OS itself in the short or even medium term, they can help move the applications. Palm is taking a two pronged approach to increasing the number of apps as well as how fast they move out of the WebOS App Catalog.
Monopolies Could Kill Microsoft
After a disastrous Kin experience, Microsoft is doubling down on the launch of Windows Phone 7 this fall. The question is whether the same problems that plagued the Kin might also torpedo Windows Phone 7. One of those problems is something that used to help Microsoft: monopolies.
Cell Phones Still Driving Us To Distraction
Nearly 40% of Americans claim they've been hit or almost hit by some one driving while distracted by their cell phone. That means too many people aren't getting the message.
Review: Dan Bricklin's Note Taker HD Puts The "Pad" in iPad
Note Taker HD, from Visicalc founder and productivity software entrepreneur Dan Bricklin, is a work of art. This is how you should take notes on a tablet. It takes getting used to, but it is ideal for many tasks, and will quickly become a necessity for any iPad owner.
Nokia Vows To Regain Mobile Leadership
Nokia's new Mobile Solutions chief Anssi Vanjoki posted an impassioned letter saying that Nokia will once again rule the mobile world with an iron fist. I have my doubts.
Reality Distortion Blogs
I've stopped reading about 80% of the blogs I was subscribed to because I came to the conclusion that there wasn't enough useful content in them. In fact, many of them were not much more than self-promotion and unfounded opinion. Those are the easy ones to spot. But there is a bigger problem...
The Costs Of Finite Data Retention
In closing out our series about keeping data forever we will examine the financial aspects of keeping data forever. What can be done to curtail costs and how does it compare to the more traditional finite data retention model? In this entry we will look at the costs of a finite data retention policy.
Apple: Wrong Formula To Blame For iPhone Woes
Apple on Friday published a long letter to iPhone 4 customers in an attempt to explain why they are seeing reception problems. The culprit, said Apple, is a bad formula used to calculate the signal strength.
Deciding On A Smartphone?
There are a ton of capable smartphones on the market today but figuring out which one to get can be a daunting task given the myriad of hardware configurations on various carriers. There is a chart though that may help you make your decision.
Affordable SMB Productivity Tools, Part 2
Phones, headsets, mobile apps, power meters and more were all on display at recent New York City events, offering SMBs and consumers alike affordable ways to increase productivity (and enjoyment).
The Kraken Botnet Returns
The return of the Kraken botnet from its reported death in 2009 shows just how difficult squashing the botnet threat really is.
Palm And HP Now One Company
Today HP officially closed its acquisition of Palm, for which it paid $1.2 billion. The new company promises "an amazing roadmap of new tools."
Full Nelson: Behind Cisco's Tablet Surprise
Cisco's Cius tablet is just one part of the company's push to own the "Social Enterprise," and, with its video-centric approach, another tool to push today's infrastructure for obvious gains.
Affordable SMB Productivity Tools
At two events in New York City, 140+ vendors showed off new productivity-enhancing headsets, printers, webcams and more, that fit SMB and consumer budgets (Part 1 of 2).