We want to know about your top IT spending priorities for the year ahead. Take our flash poll and tell us where your IT dollars are headed. By Susan Nunziata Editorial Director, 10/25/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
In an Oct. 14 statement, Samsung estimated that the recall of its Galaxy Note smartphone will cost the company as much as $3 billion over the next several quarters. So far, Samsung has received 96 reports of overheating and fire associated with device.By Scott Ferguson Director of Audience Development, UBM Tech, 10/14/20162 comments | Read | Post a Comment
A day after Samsung told partners and carriers to stop selling its flagship Galaxy Note 7, the company released a statement that it would end production all together. It's a huge blow for the South Korean tech giant as the holiday shopping season approaches.By Scott Ferguson Director of Audience Development, UBM Tech, 10/11/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
According to reports from South Korea, Samsung is stopping production of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone following more reports of the devices catching fire. Also, T-Mobile, Verizon Wireless, and AT&T have stopped selling the phones, as well as replacements. UPDATE: Late on Oct. 10, Samsung released its own statement.By Scott Ferguson Director of Audience Development, UBM Tech, 10/10/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Separate reports from Gartner and IDC paint different pictures of the state of the mobile market in 2016, and what the next few years may hold for space.By Scott Ferguson Director of Audience Development, UBM Tech, 10/7/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
State CIOs are not immune to the enterprise transformation issues that are hitting IT organizations everywhere. Here's a look inside the trends at the state government level, from the annual NASCIO State CIO Survey for 2016.By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 10/3/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
BlackBerry, which dominated the mobile market during the dawn of the smartphone era, is no longer making hardware. Instead, it will focus on software, management, and security, which moves the company deeper into the enterprise.By Scott Ferguson Director of Audience Development, UBM Tech, 9/28/20163 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Despite security and cost concerns, businesses and their IT teams are moving forward on practical deployments of internet of things technologies, according to a survey from IDC. The report reinforces other recent findings about IoT and what IT needs to know. By Scott Ferguson Director of Audience Development, UBM Tech, 9/27/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Beachbody is a fitness product specialist with custom financials and ERP needs. However, these systems are a hindrance when it comes to migrating to Oracle Cloud. By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 9/26/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Oracle Application Users Group (OAUG) incoming president Alyssa Johnson provided a cloud reality check about how quickly her organization's members are adopting cloud solutions.By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 9/19/20161 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Smart wearables are making their way into the enterprise, but are largely in the testing phase, according to recently released numbers from IDC. Among the potential uses is stepped-up security. By Scott Ferguson Director of Audience Development, UBM Tech, 9/7/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
The smartphone market is expected to hit a big slowdown this year, with shipments growing by less than 2% -- a dramatic decline from 2015, according to new numbers from IDC. For IT departments managing fleets of mobile devices, the focus will likely be on only two operating systems: Android and iOS.By Scott Ferguson Director of Audience Development, UBM Tech, 9/2/20165 comments | Read | Post a Comment
With the demise of the Pixel 2, Google is no longer making and selling its own Chromebooks. But it's unclear what's next for the tech giant in the PC space.By Eric Zeman , 9/1/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Having grown up amid crises and technologically accelerated change, the second-wave of Millennials -- or Gen Z -- that's entering the workforce has different expectations and needs than people who came before them. Here are some tips on how IT managers can support and direct this new generation of workers. By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 8/28/20163 comments | Read | Post a Comment
The Wireless Broadband Alliance's City WiFi Roaming project aims to provide public WiFi users in cities around the globe with the ability to roam between different public wireless networks. Some of the host cities that are part of this public, private partnership include New York, San Francisco, and San Jose.By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 8/25/20161 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Microsoft Office apps will come preloaded on specific Lenovo smartphones as part of a new strategic agreement between the two companies.By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 8/24/20161 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Opera Software expanded the availability of its mobile VPN to Android devices, giving them the tools they need to circumvent workplace rules governing blocked sites and services.By Eric Zeman , 8/23/20161 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Apple will debut a new Apple Watch this fall, but the so-called Apple Watch 2 won't include the cellular connectivity so many want, according to a published report in Bloomberg.By Eric Zeman , 8/20/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
A new report finds that Google Fiber is being hampered by a slow and costly rollout of its physical high-speed internet service. To overcome delays and cost overruns, the company is reportedly looking at wireless alternatives.By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 8/16/20163 comments | Read | Post a Comment
A team of Microsoft researchers and MIT PhD students have developed a temporary tattoo that doubles as a smartphone touchpad.By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 8/15/20163 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.
Top IT Trends to Watch in Financial ServicesIT pros at banks, investment houses, insurance companies, and other financial services organizations are focused on a range of issues, from peer-to-peer lending to cybersecurity to performance, agility, and compliance. It all matters.
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