BYTE takes a first look at a Windows 8 Preview on Samsung's Series 7 Slate. Microsoft is eager to get their Office suite tablet and touch ready, but a lot of the functionality may be lost without bluetooth accessories.
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer took the stage to announce the new release of Office, one that considers the cloud first and is in line with Microsoft's concept of the modern office. In terms of innovation, Ballmer says that it feels like it's 1995.
Bringing billions or rows of data into an in-memory analysis environment, SAS Visual Analytics blends Hadoop processing power with advanced data visualization. Watch the demo to see high-scale prediction from an iPad app.
Framehawk demonstrates how its technology combines the best of two worlds: Native mobile experiences for the end user, and secure corporate apps on the back end. Framehawk accomplishes this using its proprietary protocol.
The Business of Going DigitalDigital business isn't about changing code; it's about changing what legacy sales, distribution, customer service, and product groups do in the new digital age. It's about bringing big data analytics, mobile, social, marketing automation, cloud computing, and the app economy together to launch new products and services. We're seeing new titles in this digital revolution, new responsibilities, new business models, and major shifts in technology spending.
What The Business Really Thinks Of IT: 3 Hard TruthsThey say perception is reality. If so, many in-house IT departments have reason to worry. InformationWeek's IT Perception Survey seeks to quantify how IT thinks it's doing versus how the business views IT's performance in delivering services - and, more important, powering innovation. The news isn't great.