Can a phone app predict your performance based on your behavior? This one can, at least if you are a college student.By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 5/29/20154 comments | Read | Post a Comment
As part of the Big Data Challenge, researchers from England's University of Warwick have turned to smartphones and Twitter to estimate crowd sizes quickly and accurately.By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 5/29/20150 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Persado contends its machine learning system can produce better direct response ads than human ad copywriter.By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 5/28/20151 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Better data analysis enables companies to optimize everything in the value chain -- from sales to order delivery, to optimal store hours. Here are six examples of how major enterprises are using data to improve their business models. By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 5/27/20150 comments | Read | Post a Comment
You might want to think twice about using an easy-to-remember security question for your protected accounts, according to a Google study. By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 5/22/201518 comments | Read | Post a Comment
As it prepares for independence from eBay, PayPal is trying to redefine itself as something more than a payment company.By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 5/21/20156 comments | Read | Post a Comment
While Google's mapping technology can make everyday life much easier for many -- especially during Memorial Day weekend -- users' ability to edit search terms with Map Maker can cause problems.By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 5/21/20157 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Redmond celebrates Microsoft Solitaire's 25th birthday with an employee tournament the same week it welcomes a creative director for HoloLens.By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 5/19/20159 comments | Read | Post a Comment
The Hyperlapse apps from Microsoft transform clunky videos into seamless time-lapse ones across Windows, Windows Phone, and Android devices. By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 5/14/20155 comments | Read | Post a Comment
A group of 80 Web academics have penned an open letter to Google insisting on more transparency for right to be forgotten requests in Europe. By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 5/14/20154 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Privacy issues in big data often put companies and consumers in adversarial positions. It doesn't have to be that way. By Pam Baker Author and freelance writer, 5/12/20157 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Key takeaways from Microsoft's Ignite and Build events offer a peek at the company's broader vision for enterprise apps.By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 5/10/20156 comments | Read | Post a Comment
While 30% of news articles shared by users cut across ideological lines, the survey of 10 million Facebook users indicate bias is still present. However, Facebook says that's the fault of users.By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 5/8/20156 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Cloud Bigtable brings Google infrastructure to cloud computing customers, and might be particularly useful for Internet of Things applications.By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 5/6/20151 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Microsoft announced a host of changes to its productivity suite poised to affect desktop and Office 365 customers later this year. The emphasis is on cloud and mobility.By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 5/5/20151 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
One lesson learned at Houston Methodist Hospital about going wireless: If the CEO can't get access in the can, it's a bad day.By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 5/1/201512 comments | Read | Post a Comment
A report sparked widespread speculation about the future of Salesforce. Is it ripe for acquisition, and, if so, which tech giant might buy it?By William Terdoslavich Freelance Writer, 5/1/20150 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Social is a Business ImperativeThe use of social media for a host of business purposes is rising. Indeed, social is quickly moving from cutting edge to business basic. Organizations that have so far ignored social - either because they thought it was a passing fad or just didnít have the resources to properly evaluate potential use cases and products - must start giving it serious consideration.
Social is a Business ImperativeSocial media is critical in the age of digital business. How can IT help? First, work with the marketing team to set up social networking programs on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, at minimum. Then work to put social media sentiment analytics in place to measure success.
Dark Reading Threat Intelligence Survey Threat intelligence is the best way to stay ahead of new and complex attacks, say survey respondents. How analytics influences their IT security strategies varies.
. We've got a management crisis right now, and we've also got an engagement crisis. Could the two be linked? Tune in for the next installment of IT Life Radio, Wednesday May 20th at 3PM ET to find out.