An active threat using critical iOS zero-day vulnerabilities, which were dubbed "Trident," could allow hackers to install spyware on iPhones. IT managers should ensure employee devices are updated as soon as possible. By Eric Zeman , 8/27/20161 Comment | 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, 9/28/20160 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
ClubCorp CIO Patrick Benson is finding that both infrastructure-as-a-service and software-as-a-service are important to migration. The two cloud technologies are also fundamental for future mobile applications.By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 9/22/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
A report from the MIT Sloan Management Review finds that companies that share data from their internet of things projects are better positioned to take advantage of what the technology has to offer. However, finding IT pros with the right IoT skills set is proving a challenge for many businesses.By Scott Ferguson Director of Audience Development, UBM Tech, 9/22/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
With several SaaS platforms available, IDC looked at Salesforce's offerings to measure where the ROI lies for IT departments.By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 9/19/20160 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
Demand for data engineers is on the rise in enterprise, particularly in those organizations that aspire to be the next Uber or Airbnb. Here's a look at this quickly growing job category within IT.By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 9/15/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
When Andrew Horne, IT practice leader at consulting firm CEB, talks with IT professionals about digitization, the term itself is often greeted with eye rolling. But it's a buzzword business leaders are excited about. Horne shares his insights on how CIOs and other IT leaders can help define it in concrete terms -- and move the business forward in the process.By Andrew Horne IT Practice Leader, CEB, 9/14/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
By focusing on what needs to be done for service integration rather than how it has to be done, SPIs provide organizations with more flexibility than an API.By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 9/13/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
With several major players emerging as mega-cloud vendors, the distinctions between IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS have blurred. Here's a primer on the various offerings, based on the latest Forrester Wave report.By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 9/12/20162 comments | Read | Post a Comment
IT professionals who have yet to be convinced that API management could be useful need look no further than Google's plan to acquire Apigee, an API management platform. It's the latest in a string of similar offerings that highlight the importance of application programming interfaces in today's IT organization. By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 9/9/20164 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Episode 3 of InformationWeek's Expert Voice features Vimal Thomas, CIO of Yamaha Corporation of America, who talks about how he's built a safe, secure mobile infrastructure.By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 9/9/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Attracting top tech talent can be a challenge, especially at a time when competition is fierce for a limited supply of qualified applicants. Here are five tactics that can be effective. By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 9/9/20162 comments | Read | Post a Comment
By introducing enterprise management tools, Twilio aims to make it easier for large organizations to deploy cloud-based communication software.By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 9/8/20160 comments | 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
EBay has been gathering data and employing machine learning to connect more buyers to sellers and increase the trustworthiness of transactions. The use-cases are worth exploring for any IT professional looking to help improve a company's bottom line by applying machine learning to its customer-facing applications.By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 9/6/20166 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Shifting to cloud application providers requires companies to step carefully. Here are 9 potential problems that can prevent a smooth transition. By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 9/5/20163 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
Life on the road means freedom and travel, but also the need for a solid arsenal of apps, power packs, mobile hotspots, and other items to keep you productive. Here are 8 weapons you may want to add to your cache. By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 9/2/20161 Comment | 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.
The UC Infrastructure TrapWorries about subpar networks tanking unified communications programs could be valid: Thirty-one percent of respondents have rolled capabilities out to less than 10% of users vs. 21% delivering UC to 76% or more. Is low uptake a result of strained infrastructures delivering poor performance?
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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