Content tagged with Software
posted in May 2012
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SAP Plays Social Collaboration Game By Own Rules
News  |  5/15/2012  | 
SAP doesn't think it needs to beat the likes of Jive Software to win in social collaboration.
Software Engineer: 2012's Top Job
News  |  5/14/2012  | 
Hiring demand, high salaries, and some lesser-known perks make software engineering the most enviable profession, CareerCast.com survey finds.
Apple Blocks Push From Sparrow Email App
Commentary  |  5/14/2012  | 
Sparrow's email app beats Apple's native iOS email. The catch: Its best feature is only available if you're willing to jailbreak your iPhone.
QlikTech Promises 'Gorgeous Genius'
Commentary  |  5/13/2012  | 
The Business Intelligence vendor behind QlikView says next release will blend seductive interfaces with smart, comparative-analysis capabilities.
10 Ways To Stifle Tech Competition
Commentary  |  5/11/2012  | 
Competition happens, unless you can avoid it. From Microsoft Windows RT to Google Chrome, here's how today's giants safeguard their turf.
Cloud Management Tools: Beware 3 Pain Points
News  |  5/11/2012  | 
Know the danger zones as you select cloud management tool platforms.
NetBase Adds Social Engagement, Starting With SAP CRM
News  |  5/11/2012  | 
Social media monitoring and sentiment analysis can now feed into customer response through SAP CRM, with MediaFunnel and HootSuite integrations to follow.
Mobile OS Madness Ahead In June
Commentary  |  5/11/2012  | 
When Apple, Google, and Microsoft all hold developer events in San Francisco in June, you'll get a peek at what's next for smartphones. Here's what might pop up.
Spinnaker Adds SAP Support: A Bargain?
Commentary  |  5/11/2012  | 
Third-party enterprise application support providers promise savings of up to 70% per year, but mind the gaps in coverage.
Dell Taps Unidesk To Deliver Virtualized Desktops
News  |  5/11/2012  | 
Dell announces second startup partnership in the desktop virtualization market in less than a week. Here's a look at Unidesk's secret sauce.
Apple To Ditch Google Maps In iOS 6?
News  |  5/11/2012  | 
Apple looks prepared to sever its long-standing ties to Google Maps with a brand new mapping application in the next version of iOS.
Mobile OS Proliferation Continues
News  |  5/11/2012  | 
IT departments need to reset their attitudes about the variety of personal mobile devices showing up in the workplace, panel tells Interop 2012 audience.
Social Business in 30 Days?
Commentary  |  5/10/2012  | 
With Try Jive, Jive Software is flirting with the freemium model used by competitors like Yammer. But is 30 days long enough to see results?
Microsoft Bing Friends Facebook
News  |  5/10/2012  | 
In an effort to outdo Google's social search integration, Microsoft has tagged Facebook. Here's what the move means.
Watch Out, Dropbox? Citrix ShareFile's Enterprise Twist
News  |  5/10/2012  | 
Last year Citrix bought cloud file sharing service ShareFile, taking on YouSendIt, Box, and Dropbox. Now Citrix will turn that service into a product you can also install as enterprise software.
Oracle Accelerates Business Intelligence App Deployment
News  |  5/10/2012  | 
Web-based tools speed setup of Oracle BI apps tied to E-Business Suite and JD Edwards ERP systems.
Google Seeks New Trial In Oracle Fight
News  |  5/9/2012  | 
Google says incomplete verdict returned on Monday violates its constitutional trial rights.
Q&A: Google's Jonathan Rochelle Talks Enterprise Strategy
News  |  5/9/2012  | 
Google Apps group product manager Jonathan Rochelle goes one-on-one with InformationWeek's Paul McDougall at Interop 2012.
Healthcare Providers Have Big BI Plans
News  |  5/9/2012  | 
Advent of accountable care organizations and health information exchanges driving hospitals to invest in more business intelligence tools, KLAS survey says.
How To Design A Social Business
News  |  5/8/2012  | 
In 'Social Business By Design,' the Dachis Group's Dion Hinchcliffe and Peter Kim catalog all the ways social business translates into better business.
State of SMB IT: Spending, Priorities
News  |  5/8/2012  | 
Spiceworks' State of SMB IT report shines a light on where SMBs are spending their IT time and money. Take a look at the plans of your peers.
Sparqlight Bets Social Workflow Beats 'Social Voyeurism'
News  |  5/8/2012  | 
Enterprise social networking players say their tools are for getting work done, not just for chitchat. Sparqlight thinks a better answer is an enterprise network that is more work, less social.
Framehawk Says BYOD Is Not Rocket Science
Commentary  |  5/8/2012  | 
Startup Framehawk, which counts a former NASA physicist as a co-founder, uses desktop virtualization and its own communications protocol to safely extend corporate apps and data to tablets and smartphones.
HBase: Hadoop's Next Big Data Chapter
Commentary  |  5/8/2012  | 
HBase still has a few 'rough edges,' but that hasn't kept this NoSQL database from becoming one of the hottest pockets within the white-hot Hadoop market.
Google+ Hangouts On Air: Broadcasting For All
News  |  5/7/2012  | 
Users of Google+ can now host live video events for as many viewers as they can attract.
Google Copied Java, Jury Says; Fair Use Question Open
News  |  5/7/2012  | 
Judge Alsup rejects Oracle counsel David Boies' claim for "infringer's profits" from nine copied lines of Java code as "bordering on the ridiculous."
Harmon.ie Brings SharePoint Collaboration To iPad
News  |  5/7/2012  | 
Best known for its SharePoint social collaboration plugin for Outlook, Harmon.ie turns its attention to mobility.
Dr. Oz Health Event To Feature EHRs
News  |  5/7/2012  | 
Practice Fusion's electronic health record software provides data collection, real-time analytics, helping TV show as it screens 1,000 people in one day for common diseases.
Google Faces Antitrust Inquiry In India
News  |  5/7/2012  | 
Regulators in Europe, the U.S., and now India circle Google; number of formal complaints still to be determined.
Oracle V. Google Jury Deadlocked?
News  |  5/4/2012  | 
If the jury cannot reach a verdict, the judge might weigh in on the question of whether APIs can be copyrighted.
Windows 8 OS: 8 New Must-Know Facts
News  |  5/4/2012  | 
Microsoft continues to roll out tidbits of information about Windows 8, which might arrive as soon as the fall. Here's a look at some of the newest details.
Symantec's Nathan: 'I Am Not A Real Person'
News  |  5/3/2012  | 
Nathan freely admits he is a virtual agent, not a real person, but he still makes Symantec technical support a little friendlier.
Oracle Makes Case For Exalytics, Data Discovery
Commentary  |  5/3/2012  | 
Oracle demonstrates how it optimizes queries, searches mixed data types, and "engineers" hardware to run its high-demand software.
Teradata Acquires eCircle For Social, Mobile Marketing Push
News  |  5/2/2012  | 
European digital marketing firm eCircle to merge with Teradata's Aprimo unit. Move bolsters Teradata's multi-channel marketing capabilities
Proton Media's Immersive, 3-D Collaboration Software: Video Tour
News  |  5/2/2012  | 
ProtoSphere application organizes its three-dimensional, immersive environment around the data we use every day. Take a video tour in this clip from InformationWeek's Valley View Web show.
Google Launches BigQuery Analytics Service
News  |  5/2/2012  | 
Google's cloud-based analytics service lets advertisers and other external users store, query, and explore big data in a hurry.
Windows 7, Xbox May Be Banned In Germany
News  |  5/2/2012  | 
German court sides with Motorola in patent dispute with Microsoft, but judge tells Motorola not to ask for ban until related case in U.S. is resolved.
Jive First Launches Next Generation Platform In Cloud
News  |  5/2/2012  | 
Embedded applications in the comment stream and Jive Anywhere integration with other cloud applications lead the list of new features; 30-day free trial available.
VMware's New Bid To Simplify Desktop Virtualization
News  |  5/2/2012  | 
VMware Wednesday launched VMware View 5.1, desktop virtualization technology designed to ease storage requirements and management chores; new vCenter management tools speed desktop provisioning.
Socialtext Joins Peoplefluent HCM Product Family
News  |  5/1/2012  | 
Socialtext adds a social layer to Peoplefluent products and gets funding to market itself more aggressively.
Interior Department Chooses Gmail Over Microsoft Cloud
News  |  5/1/2012  | 
Two-year battle comes to an end with a $34.9 million contract to bring Gmail to the Department of the Interior's 90,000 email users.
Hana and Exalytics: SAP's Hype Versus Oracle's FUD
Commentary  |  5/1/2012  | 
Getting to the facts in the war of words surrounding SAP's Hana and Oracle's Exalytics platforms.
How Virtualization Increased IT's Value At One SMB
News  |  5/1/2012  | 
Server virtualization and improved disaster readiness didn't just solve Acorda Therapeutics' growing pains and compliance-related headaches. IT changed from support jockeys to strategic technical advisers on critical projects.
Spigit Introduces Freemium Product, Linked To Yammer
News  |  5/1/2012  | 
Idea generation and cultivation tool adds Yammer integration, aims for larger audience with free Icon version.
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