Early MOOC Takes A Different Path
Focused on "workplace skills," Advance Learning Interactive Systems Online pursues a different agenda than other companies that offer massive online open courses.
U.K. Government CIOs Unhappy With ERP
More than 60% IT decision makers in British local government feel their electronic resource planning (ERP) investments haven't delivered, says poll.
Oracle Wants Cloud Cake And Hardware Wins
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
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.
Vague Goals Seed Big Data Failures
IT staff survey finds big data projects are plagued by unclear business objectives and unrealistic expectations that Hadoop will solve all problems.
HP Missed Chance To Dump Autonomy
HP's board didn't hear about allegations of financial improprieties, The Wall Street Journal reports. Deal went ahead despite deep reservations.
What PC Makers Must Do Now
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.
Windows 8 Rollout: One SMB's Story
At McCoy Tree Surgery, a major technology refresh happening now includes Windows 8, Server 2012 and Office 2013. The firm's IT chief shares the upgrade strategy.
Will HP Sell Autonomy, EDS?
HP has suitors for its troubled Autonomy and Enterprise Services units, WSJ reports. Autonomy sale would be easier for HP than selling EDS assets.
Is 2013 Year Of The MOOC?
Massive open online courses are forcing institutions to consider how to offer course credit and verify student identities.
Microsoft Enhances System Center For Hybrid Cloud Work
With System Center's new service pack and Windows Server 2012, an IT administrator can create Hyper-V virtual machines and deploy them to internal data center, remote hosting service provider or public cloud, such as a Windows Azure site.