The folks profiled here are tackling data management for the Internet Age, helping us all understand what can be done with a mass of unstructured information. See how their work has transformed the way we handle databases.By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 8/30/20153 comments | Read | Post a Comment
A business milestone or a sign of the apocalypse? Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg says the social media site had one billion users in one day.By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 8/29/201544 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Digital assistants are all the rage and Facebook's M is the latest in a market that includes Siri, Cortana, Google Now, and Amazon's Echo. However, Facebook is teaming up AI and humans.By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 8/27/201510 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Our hands-on demo of the iRig Mic Studio shows a tool that can help your users make better podcasts and video presentations. It's a toolset that will allow trainers, executives, sales, and marketing professionals to put a studio in their backpacks and create good recordings from almost anywhere they happen to be.By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 8/27/20150 comments | Read | Post a Comment
MasterCard sees coding contests as a way to engage with developers and to promote its payment technology, all with an eye toward corporate social responsibility.By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 8/25/20151 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
These financial, health, travel, and productivity apps will only cost you the time it takes to download them. By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 8/25/20158 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Microsoft Office 365 is the most frequently deployed business app across the globe, according to a report that studied 4,000 of-the-shelf cloud-based products.By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 8/20/20152 comments | Read | Post a Comment
A new report from PageFair and Adobe finds ad blocking software will cost websites more than $21 billion in lost revenue this year, and that's only expected to increase in 2016.By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 8/20/201539 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Wall Street financial services firm Goldman Sachs benefits from a broader use of open source search engine. Learn how its programmers use it on code projects. By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 8/17/20153 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Programming languages come and go. Here are 11 that have given up the spotlight to more modern options.By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 8/16/201548 comments | Read | Post a Comment
This week's Microsoft news roundup includes Build 10512 for Windows 10 Mobile, Skype for Business on iOS and Android, and some major Windows 10 security fixes. By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 8/15/20155 comments | Read | Post a Comment
In the last 25 years, Google has staked out its position as one of the world's preeminent technology companies by almost single-handedly creating Web searching as we know it. Here's a look at 10 key moments, from its inception at Stanford to this week's Alphabet restructuring.By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 8/13/20151 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
A corporate reorganization completes the transformation Larry Page began when he took over in 2011. Moving Google under Alphabet will shelter the company's brands from one another.By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 8/12/20155 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Following the launch of Skype for Business on Windows Phone, Microsoft releases app previews for iOS and Android devices. By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 8/11/20155 comments | Read | Post a Comment
The week following Microsoft's Windows 10 launch brought new OS updates, CRM acquisitions, and apps for Android Wear and Apple Watch. By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 8/8/20152 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Microsoft Outlook for Apple Watch is one of a few new productivity apps being released for Apple and Android wearables. By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 8/7/20153 comments | Read | Post a Comment
A French commission believes delisting from Google search engines should be carried out across all versions of the search engine. Unsurprisingly, Google disagrees.By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 8/6/20153 comments | Read | Post a Comment
InformationWeek Tech Digest August 03, 2015The networking industry agrees that software-defined networking is the way of the future. So where are all the deployments? We take a look at where SDN is being deployed and what's getting in the way of deployments.
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.