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
Microsoft has agreed to acquire Genee, an AI-powered scheduling service, to drive intelligent experiences in Office 365.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 8/23/20161 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Falkonry provides AI services to its industrial customers generating great volumes of IoT data. Here's why this company chose a bare metal cloud implementation for its operations.By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 10/21/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
In this episode of InformationWeek's Expert Voice podcast, McDonald's Jack Sylvester and Inkling's Matt MacInnis talk about the new document infrastructure the fast food giant is using for its training and operations manuals -- and what that infrastructure means for onboarding more than 700,000 new employees a year.By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 10/21/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
AWS and VMware have struck a deal that improves workload transfers between their environments, which leaves customers in charge of their final configurations.By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 10/20/20161 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
At its Symposium/ITxpo show, Gartner released new worldwide IT spending numbers that predict enterprises will spend up to $3.5 trillion on technology in 2017. That's an increase of about 3% over 2016, with much of that money going toward software and services.By Scott Ferguson Director of Audience Development, UBM Tech, 10/20/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Digitization, creating a new level of organizational interoperability, and the practice of bimodal IT are among the priorities for CIOs, according to the Gartner 2017 CIO Agenda. See how your IT priorities stack up.By Susan Nunziata Editorial Director, 10/19/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
DevOps means a massive change for most organizations and requires serious commitment from management and workers. It isn't for everyone, but is it really for anyone? Here are nine reasons DevOps might not be right for you and your organization.By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 10/19/20164 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Recovery audit services company PRGX is leveraging the lower storage cost and faster analytics speeds available in a Hadoop and Talend big data stack to realize more cost savings and revenue for customers. By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 10/18/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
There's been plenty of buzz about how Hadoop can store, process, and analyze huge files and large volumes of files like no other technology before it. But is this open source distributed big data system really suited for enterprises? We look at the pros and cons.By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 10/17/20161 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Industry disruptor Zillow leverages data about residential real estate and makes it available to the general public. The company's senior director of data science and engineering shares the secrets behind Zillow's data stack.By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 10/14/20161 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Enterprise application giant SAP made an unplanned change to its own migration to its updated S/4HANA ERP and in-memory database platform. Here's how the acquisition of Concur changed SAP's approach.By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 10/13/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Farmers Insurance CEO Jeffrey Dailey explained at this month's Dreamforce how his firm was migrating the customer experience into the digital age.By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 10/12/20162 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Kurt Brown, Netflix's director of data platform, recently provided an inside look into the company's data stack, its evolving technologies, and its plan for the future. Here are the technologies that run Netflix's data.By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 10/12/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
DevOps is a discipline filled with useful open source tools. Here are 27 of them, organized into seven categories you should know about if you're looking to find the right tools for your organization's DevOps strategy.By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 10/11/20162 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Patents aren't typically the first thing on your mind when you're developing an application for your enterprise. Yet, there's a great deal of creative development work going on at organizations of all types and sizes. Attorney Lincoln Essig provides five steps IT professionals and enterprise app developers can take to make sure your company's intellectual property is protected. By Lincoln Essig Partner, Knobbe Martens, 10/11/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Chris Savoie, director of product strategy at Workfront, has spent the past 12 years leading Agile IT teams. While the productivity improvements of Agile methodology are well documented, we rarely hear about how Agile affects IT morale. Here, Chris shares five things he learned along the way, and how his IT team benefited in the process.By Chris Savoie Director of Product Strategy, Workfront, 10/10/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Artificial Intelligence could double annual economic growth rates by 2035, according to a recently released report from Accenture that modeled the impact of AI on 12 developed economies, including the US. But this AI-enabled world also comes with drawbacks.By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 10/7/20160 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
Integrating data from multiple sources that employ different structures and schema has always posed complex, messy problems for IT professionals. Today's growing volume of data and data types made things even more complicated. Here are some key tips to help your organization integrate its increasing amounts of data. By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 10/6/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Sagi Bakshi, GM of Digital Solutions for ironSource, needed a business intelligence application to meet all of his organization's unique needs. When off-the-shelf options proved inadequate, his team decided to build its own layer on top of an existing system. Here's how it did it -- and the role IT played in the process.By Sagi Bakshi GM, ironSource Digital Solutions, 10/5/20162 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Professional network LinkedIn used the revamp of its mobile app as the impetus to standardize its data foundation. By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 10/5/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Google in the Enterprise SurveyThere's no doubt Google has made headway into businesses: Just 28 percent discourage or ban use of its productivity products, and 69 percent cite Google Apps' good or excellent mobility. But progress could still stall: 59 percent of nonusers distrust the security of Google's cloud. Its data privacy is an open question, and 37 percent worry about integration.
CIOs Get Smart About BIIT’s tried for years to simplify business intelligence efforts. Have visual analysis tools and Hadoop and NoSQL databases helped? Respondents to our 2014 InformationWeek Analytics, Business Intelligence, and Information Management Survey have a mixed outlook.
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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