Content tagged with Enterprise
posted in January 2013
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IBM Showcases Bunchball Social Gamification Partnership
News  |  1/31/2013  | 
To get users to discover the business value of enterprise social networking, first give them a fun experience, IBM says.
IBM Sees Progress On Social Software Standards
News  |  1/31/2013  | 
Support for OpenSocial makes it easier to adapt and embed new and legacy applications for use with enterprise social networks.
OVF 2.0 Takes On Cloud Lock-In Worries
News  |  1/30/2013  | 
DMTF standards body updates its vendor-neutral virtual machine file format. The goal: Make it easier to leap from cloud to cloud.
Are Big Companies Ready For Cloud ERP?
Commentary  |  1/30/2013  | 
Any ERP change is high risk, but CIOs will look closely at cloud options.
BlackBerry 10: Visual Tour Of Smartphones, OS
Slideshows  |  1/30/2013  | 
RIM rebrands itself as BlackBerry and unveils a new operating system and two new smartphones. Take a closer look at the company's last hope of regaining mobile glory.
Federal Gun Control Requires IT Overhaul
Commentary  |  1/30/2013  | 
White House plan will work only if the IT systems and databases used for background checks and gun tracing get the improvements needed to support stepped-up oversight.
BlackBerry 10: Not All The Right Moves
Commentary  |  1/30/2013  | 
BlackBerry got many elements of its pivotal new smartphone platform right, but not all of them. Let's break down the good and bad.
BlackBerry 10 Radically New, But Many Details Missing
News  |  1/30/2013  | 
BlackBerry, the company now formerly known as RIM (Research In Motion), formally announced the new BlackBerry 10 platform today along with two phones to run it. The software on these phones is radically different from the old BlackBerry OS and from existing smartphone operating systems. But many important details - technical specs like battery life and availability in the US - are still missing or unclear.
U.K. Government CIOs Unhappy With ERP
News  |  1/30/2013  | 
More than 60% IT decision makers in British local government feel their electronic resource planning (ERP) investments haven't delivered, says poll.
U.K. Online Retailers Struggle With Product Returns
News  |  1/30/2013  | 
U.K. shoppers adore buying things online. But they also like returning a lot of that stuff and expect snappy turnaround when they do.
5 Tips For Proactive Customer Engagement
News  |  1/30/2013  | 
When reaching out proactively to customers and potential customers, there's a fine line between helpful and creepy.
IBM Expands Enterprise Cloud Services
News  |  1/29/2013  | 
IBM SmartCloud Enterprise+ can host SAP, other enterprise apps, and offer uptime rates of 99.7%.
Europe's Fastest Satellite Broadband Service Debuts
News  |  1/29/2013  | 
30 million Europeans can't get high speed Internet connections via existing infrastructure. Could a revamped satellite-based option tempt them to try the space-based alternative?
Google U.K., Raspberry Pi Donate School PCs
News  |  1/29/2013  | 
Google U.K. teams with Raspberry Pi to donate 15,000 cut-down computers to British schools and inspire the next generation of computer engineers.
Can Europe's Hi-Tech R&D Bet Pay Off?
News  |  1/29/2013  | 
New Future Emerging Technology programs seed graphene and brain modeling research to kick-start whole new tech industries. Do they have a chance?
How Big Data Could Help Tame Cancer
News  |  1/29/2013  | 
U.K. cancer scientists say a huge DNA database could help prolong the lives of some patients.
Oracle Wants Cloud Cake And Hardware Wins
Commentary  |  1/29/2013  | 
Oracle hopes infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) plan will help the company have its cake and eat it, too -- boosting Oracle hardware use and increasing cloud subscription revenue.
Don't Give Up On APM Just Yet
News  |  1/28/2013  | 
Application performance management tools are declining in popularity with IT managers, even as application work gets harder. Here's advice on how to keep up with performance demands.
IT Cost Control Measures Pay Off For U.K.
News  |  1/28/2013  | 
Ambitious plans to reform government technology purchasing are making a positive impact, netting $496 million in savings last year, says government audit.
Vague Goals Seed Big Data Failures
Commentary  |  1/28/2013  | 
IT staff survey finds big data projects are plagued by unclear business objectives and unrealistic expectations that Hadoop will solve all problems.
Cambridgeshire: BYOD, But Expect To Foot Bill
News  |  1/28/2013  | 
Cambridgeshire CIO forbids bring-your-own-device practice unless staffers pay for all associated costs -- he fears bad publicity.
MS Office 2013: Will Subscriptions Be a Hit?
News  |  1/28/2013  | 
Newest version of Microsoft's productivity suite will soon be generally available, complete with a new five-device pricing model.
IBM Tools Point To Bigger Social Trend
News  |  1/28/2013  | 
As social features become standard in traditional IT products, companies must consider new security and training challenges.
Glasgow: U.K.'s First 'Smart City'
News  |  1/25/2013  | 
Scrappy Scottish city will be paid to help develop smart technology solutions to urban problems.
U.K. Companies Plan To Boost IT Hiring
News  |  1/25/2013  | 
IT employment is on the upswing in 2013, despite the dismal national economy, finds Robert Half Technology research.
White House Plans National Hacking Day
News  |  1/25/2013  | 
Feds invite technology-oriented citizens to use IT to improve their communities.
U.K. Government's $1.6 Billion Oracle Deal Spurs Outrage
News  |  1/25/2013  | 
Reformers slam huge ERP deal between U.K. FCO and Oracle that is meant to reduce operating costs.
7 Top Business Intelligence Trends For 2013
Commentary  |  1/25/2013  | 
Short list of BI hot buttons includes dashboards, self-service, mobile, in-memory, cloud, collaboration and, of course, big data.
U.K. Consumers Underwhelmed By LTE Spectrum Auction
News  |  1/24/2013  | 
U.K. government was able to fund major social programs with the cash from its last big airwave auction, but expectations are much more muted as it prepares to open up LTE availability.
VMware Invests $30 Million In Puppet Labs
News  |  1/23/2013  | 
VMware reaches deeper into the data center with support for popular open source configuration management firm. But there's a string attached.
Telehealth To Grow Six-Fold By 2017
News  |  1/23/2013  | 
Remote patient monitoring will ramp up worldwide, largely driven by U.S hospitals working to reduce readmissions and avoid Medicare penalties, says InMedica study.
Why Build A New U.K. Railway? Better Broadband!
News  |  1/23/2013  | 
Derision greets claim that a divisive national transport infrastructure project will bring better access to high-speed Internet and "faster water."
France Considers Tax On Data Mining
News  |  1/23/2013  | 
Europeans, tired of U.S. tech companies profiting off their personal data without paying local taxes, look for new ways to generate income from Amazon, Google and the like.
SAP Outpaces Oracle, Predicts Double-Digit 2013 Gains
News  |  1/23/2013  | 
Defiant SAP forecasts 14% to 20% full-year growth on strength of Hana database and cloud subscription adoption.
IBM Profits On Smart Software Plays
News  |  1/22/2013  | 
IBM's fourth-quarter 2012 results cap tenth straight year of earnings growth fueled by high-margin software sales.
Google Tops $50 Billion For 2012
News  |  1/22/2013  | 
Google's strong Q4 2012 earnings beat analysts' expectations.
Microsoft Might Invest In Dell Buyout
News  |  1/22/2013  | 
Microsoft is considering investing $1 billion to $3 billion to help Michael Dell take his company private, according to a report issued Tuesday.
DARPA Takes Aim At Space Junk
News  |  1/22/2013  | 
Defense research agency seeks partners to help it repair and reuse retired satellites.
Amazon Speeds Analytics With High-Memory Compute Instances
News  |  1/22/2013  | 
Amazon Web Services fills out its portfolio of workload-specific compute instances on the Elastic Compute Cloud.
U.K. Shoppers Dismiss Bricks For Clicks
News  |  1/22/2013  | 
Retailers like Tesco find that unless they cater to the growing number of people who prefer to shop in cyberspace, they risk extinction.
U.K.'s EHR Scheme To Copy Obamacare
News  |  1/22/2013  | 
NHS exec says copying the U.S. is best way for U.K. to develop national connected digital medical records. But who will pay for it?
HP Missed Chance To Dump Autonomy
News  |  1/22/2013  | 
HP's board didn't hear about allegations of financial improprieties, The Wall Street Journal reports. Deal went ahead despite deep reservations.
iPhone Beats Android In U.S. Market
News  |  1/22/2013  | 
Apple's iOS was the leading smartphone platform in the U.S. in the fourth quarter. On the worldwide stage, Android is tops.
Jive To Add Business Value To Social Platform
News  |  1/22/2013  | 
Jive's spring update will add a host of new features to help enterprises use social tools to further business agenda.
Oracle Offers Subscription Pricing For On-Premises IaaS
News  |  1/18/2013  | 
Oracle will configure and charge monthly for familiar infrastructure-as-a-service appliances, rather than requiring a large upfront purchase.
Microsoft Jacks Up Windows 8 Upgrade Prices
News  |  1/18/2013  | 
On the heels of "good momentum with Windows 8," Microsoft will start charging much higher upgrade prices effective Feb. 1.
CIOs Clueless About Social? Maybe Not
Commentary  |  1/18/2013  | 
One survey does not prove CIOs underestimate the importance of social business. There might be other reasons social ranks low on CIO to-do lists.
4 Ways To Prevent 'Cloud Sprawl'
News  |  1/17/2013  | 
Lured by easy-to-install cloud applications, individual business departments are deploying their own clouds and causing chaos for CIOs.
What PC Makers Must Do Now
Commentary  |  1/17/2013  | 
PC makers, licking their wounds after a poor start to the Windows 8 era and still under siege from tablets and smartphones, must re-tool for the new normal.
U.K. Data Center Colocation Business Growing
News  |  1/17/2013  | 
U.K. companies are investing in data center colocation facilities to meet growing demand, as IT departments lean more on cloud computing.
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