Latest Resources from the Open Source BI Center:
- Save money with Open-Source BI Reporting Tools
- Next-Generation Enterprise Reporting is Here
- Gartner's 2009 Predictions for Business Intelligence
- Interactive Reporting Tips and Resources http://tinyurl.com/dyj6vy
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FEATURED BLOG Enterprises Iffy On Windows 7 Migration Posted by Eric Zeman Being a big fan of Windows 7, I was surprised to find that there's no mad rush by enterprises to migrate to the new operating system, and that Microsoft's ending of support for XP is the biggest factor in pushing businesses to upgrade. These are the early results of a just-completed InformationWeek Analytics survey on Windows 7, of which I'll offer a partial peek, if you click ahead.
Will You Change Vendors? Posted By Eric Krapf, Editor
It might have got lost in all the Avaya-Nortel reporting last week, but we had a No Jitter post that may have as much to say about the future of enterprise communications as anything the rest of us wrote about the big acquisition. Tom Nolle wrote a piece called, "How Light is the End of the Tunnel for Enterprise Spending?" in which he suggested that buying paradigms and the resulting customer-vendor relationships may be undergoing a fundamental shift as we work our way through and (hopefully) out of the recession.
Medsphere's Open Source Health Upgrade Posted By Serdar Yegulalp
The other day I spoke with Rick Jung, COO of Medsphere, providers of the commercial open source health care software package OpenVista. Their mission: to get health care providers of all strata to use open source, save a bunch of money, and change the way we do this stuff for keeps.
Cardinal Health's New CIO On Board Of Firm IBM Is Buying Posted By Bob Evans
It's been quite a week for former Motorola CIO Patty Morrison: first she's named CIO of $91 billion Cardinal Health, and then a couple of days later IBM agrees to acquire SPSS, on whose board she sits, for $1.2 billion. And third, tomorrow Morrison will be a featured speaker at our online Global CIO Summit virtual event: "Driving Business Value and Customer Value in the Global Economy."
Novatel's MiFi Adds GPS, MicroSD And U.S. 3G Support Posted By Eric Zeman
Today Novatel rolled out its latest rendition of the MiFi, the 2372. It covers all the major GSM-based mobile networks, including GPRS, EDGE, UMTS and HSPA. The MiFi 2372 takes things a bit further, however, with added storage capacity and a processor capable of running apps.
Latest Resources from the Cloud Optimized Briefing Center:
- Control the Growing Costs of Business Devices.
- Airport Insecurity: The Case of Lost Laptops
- Best Practices: Email Archiving
- Should Your Email Live in the Cloud http://tinyurl.com/adv6br
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Time to Reconsider Enterprise Email StrategyCost, time, and risk. It's the demand trifecta vying for the attention of both technology professionals and attorneys charged with balancing the expectations of their clients and business units with the hard reality of the current financial and regulatory climate. Sometimes, organizations assume high levels of risk as a result of their inability to meet the costs involved in data protection. In other instances, it's time that's of the essence, as with a data breach.
5 Top Federal Initiatives For 2015As InformationWeek Government readers were busy firming up their fiscal year 2015 budgets, we asked them to rate more than 30 IT initiatives in terms of importance and current leadership focus. No surprise, among more than 30 options, security is No. 1. After that, things get less predictable.
Join us for a roundup of the top stories on InformationWeek.com for the week of December 14, 2014. Be here for the show and for the incredible Friday Afternoon Conversation that runs beside the program.