Google skipped the skydivers at Google I/O 2013, but broke interesting ground in maps, music, social and search. Take our tour.
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It's hard to believe that Google+, the search giant's answer to Facebook, is two years old. Google continues to tinker with its social media platform, and its latest efforts are noteworthy. For instance, Google+'s new multi-column layout, which varies from one to three columns, depending on the resolution and orientation (landscape or portrait) of your device, is visually appealing. And Google+ now scans posts and automatically adds hashtags to your stream, making it easier to browse related content. Granted, these aren't the kinds of jaw-droppers that will create a mass exodus from Facebook, but Google+ is certainly becoming an innovative place to hang.
SaaS As Innovation Driver?Software as a service is the clear No. 1 way enterprises consume cloud. InformationWeek's SaaS Innovation Survey reveals three tips to get the most from SaaS: Make it a popularity contest. Have an escape plan. And remember that identity is the new perimeter.
InformationWeek Must Reads Oct. 21, 2014InformationWeek's new Must Reads is a compendium of our best recent coverage of digital strategy. Learn why you should learn to embrace DevOps, how to avoid roadblocks for digital projects, what the five steps to API management are, and more.