Travel analytics firm Boxever thrives while executing three or four updates a day to its core systems on Cassandra in Amazon cloud.By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 12/23/20145 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Satellites, balloons, and drones -- oh my! Today's tech wunderkinds have found the answer to global warming. By Howard Anderson Senior Lecturer, Harvard Business School, 12/23/20146 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Microsoft's analysis of Nov. 18 Azure outage indicates engineers' decision to widely deploy misconfigured code triggered major cloud outage.By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 12/22/20142 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Businesses learn lessons the hard way when their social media posts go wrong. Have a look at the businesses that made this year's naughty list.By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 12/22/20144 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Online ad/coupon service uses API tools to provide targeted advertising for retailers and useful information to consumers.By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 12/19/20141 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Microsoft beta tests Power BI dashboards, visualizations, connectors, and an iPad app just as IBM launches a rival cloud-based BI service.By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 12/19/20140 comments | Read | Post a Comment
A recent chat with my doctor revealed new insight on lifecycles of connected medical devices and the need for an integrated infrastructure to support future IoT devices. By Ed Featherston Sr. Enterprise Architect & Director, Collaborative Consulting, 12/18/201410 comments | Read | Post a Comment
At this year's Re:Invent conference, Amazon showcased new features and agility plans that could push it solidly ahead of its cloud competitors.By Gregory Ness VP of worldwide marketing at CloudVelox, 12/18/20143 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Smart glasses like Google Glass get put to the test in the enterprise, while smartwatches slowly woo consumers thanks to the Apple Watch.By Shane O'Neill Managing Editor, InformationWeek, 12/18/20147 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Maker of TAG Heuer watches shifts gears, now plans to craft a smartwatch and possibly make acquisitions, in the wake of Apple Watch.By Chris Murphy Editor, InformationWeek, 12/17/201410 comments | Read | Post a Comment
SpaceCurve takes on Oracle and other database vendors with a geospatial platform that brings location analytics to streaming apps.By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 12/16/20141 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Research shows that wearables and biosensors can help clinicians collect enough data to pinpoint the abnormalities in a patient's biomarkers that require attention.By Paul Cerrato , 12/16/20149 comments | Read | Post a Comment
30% of companies plan to expand IT staff next year, while 74% expect more demand for IT resources. How do your plans stack up?By Chris Murphy Editor, InformationWeek, 12/16/20143 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Building A Mobile Business MindsetAmong 688 respondents, 46% have deployed mobile apps, with an additional 24% planning to in the next year. Soon all apps will look like mobile apps – and it's past time for those with no plans to get cracking.
2014 IT Budget SurveyIs the IT budget moving out of IT's control? Maybe -- 37% of respondents say the rate of outside spending is on the rise, up from 22% last year. Just 21% of CIOs retain full budgetary authority. What is in our control: how we respond and work with business leaders.
InformationWeek 2014 Mobile Security SurveySecuring company data on mobile devices is the top concern when it comes to mobile security. Respondents worry most about data loss due to lost or stolen devices, and less than half of respondents feel confident that data is protected.
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