Leveraging cloud-delivered services would have helped in the overall stability and success of the HealthCare.gov website, and probably still can going forward.By Ric Telford VP, IT Services Strategy and Cloud, IBM, 12/4/20130 | Read | Post a Comment
The SkyJack drone automatically seeks out and hijacks other nearby Parrot drones. Will this mean trouble for Amazon's planned drone delivery fleet?By Mathew J. Schwartz , 12/4/20130 | Read | Post a Comment
Lots of shiny, new, sensor-equipped "Internet things" are on gift lists this year, from phones to fridges. Start considering the practical applications now.By Daniel Castro Senior Analyst, Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, 12/4/20134 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Compuware's Internet traffic monitoring found mobile sites were two seconds slower than during 2012's Thanksgiving shopping weekend.By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 12/4/20132 comments | Read | Post a Comment
The WiFi network on a college campus has grown from a convenience to a must-have, with IT struggling to control and maintain pervasive coverage at high capacity.By Sarosh Vesuna VP & GM, Education & Healthcare, Meru Networks, 12/4/20131 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Paytronix manages only tens of terabytes, but it offers the perfect example of why we need more than relational databases.By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 12/4/20134 comments | Read | Post a Comment
The Obamacare website launch was an embarrassment. Whether it's truly "fixed" is questionable. What actions would you take, IT pros, and what lessons have you learned?By David F Carr , 12/4/20136 comments | Read | Post a Comment
IT organizations must build credibility as they cut apps, because app sprawl is often due to unmet needs.By Michael Biddick CEO, Fusion PPT and Contributing Editor, 12/4/20131 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Former Homeland Security CIO Richard Spires says the key to running big IT programs -- and recovering when they fail -- is first-class program management.
By Wyatt Kash Editor, InformationWeek Government, 12/3/20130 | Read | Post a Comment
Google's Compute Engine comes out of preview, with Google touting lower pricing and "transparent maintenance."By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 12/3/20135 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Windows 8.1 and OS X Mavericks are compelling upgrades, but they aren't driving sales of new devices.By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 12/3/20136 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Increased spending on salaries, training, and budgets puts IT in a "sweet spot for employment and investment," says latest Society for Information Management data.By Mathew J. Schwartz , 12/3/20138 comments | Read | Post a Comment
2014 Analytics, BI, and Information Management SurveyThe desire to simplify data analytics and business intelligence has been gaining steam for years. But this year, interest in visual data analysis tools came to the forefront, and the use of Hadoop and NoSQL databases made slow but steady gains. While established companies like IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, SAP and SAS are still the top dogs for BI and analytics, smaller and nimbler vendors like Tableau and QlikTech are forcing the giants to innovate.
2014 Analytics, BI, and Information Management SurveyIT’s tried for years to simplify data analytics and business intelligence efforts. Have visual analysis tools and Hadoop and NoSQL databases helped? Respondents to our 2014 InformationWeek Analytics, Business Intelligence, and Information Management Survey have a mixed outlook.