'Tis the season when industry soothsayers don their prognostication caps to make fearless forecasts for the coming year. What does the crystal ball say about big data?By Jeff Bertolucci , 12/19/20145 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
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
Microsoft on January 21 plans to disclose more details on the OS's touch-focused, consumer-oriented side.By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 12/12/20141 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
The tourism industry hopes to lure us with virtual reality previews of destinations viewed with the Oculus Rift and other VR headsets. Will it backfire?
By David Wagner Community Editor, 12/12/20146 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Securing 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.By InformationWeek Staff , 12/12/20140 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Cisco says insights can't wait for data to travel from Internet of Things devices to the data center. Its solution: Analysis at the network's edge.By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 12/12/20141 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Microsoft needs new ways to generate revenue, and a subscription-based Windows 10 version is a likely approach. But consumers may get a basic version for free.By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 12/10/201432 comments | Read | Post a Comment
InformationWeek Elite 100Our data shows these innovators using digital technology in two key areas: providing better products and cutting costs. Almost half of them expect to introduce a new IT-led product this year, and 46% are using technology to make business processes more efficient.
Building a Mobile Business MindsetAmong 688 respondents to our Mobile Application Development Survey — up from 350 respondents in 2012 — 46% have deployed mobile apps, with an additional 24% planning to in the next year. What’s the holdup for that remaining 30%? Often, it’s a lack of expertise.
InformationWeek 2014 Strategic CIO SurveyIT leaders play an increasing role for IT in charting company strategy, but challenges remain, including cost-cutting, improving analytics and innovation marketing, and boosting customer service.
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