Agile development is standard development in many companies. The right tools for managing the agile process can make the difference between success and struggle for your team. Here are our 10 picks to keep you on track.By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 1/31/20166 comments | Read | Post a Comment
The submission period is now open for four new awards that will be presented during the 2016 InformationWeek Elite 100 Conference in May. We need your help now to find the best candidates for each category.By Susan Nunziata Editorial Director, 1/26/20164 comments | Read | Post a Comment
As digital transactions reshape the payment industry, Visa wants to make sure developers use its technology.By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 2/5/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
The latest version of Android Wear -- Wear 1.4 -- makes it possible to navigate smartwatches with new wrist gestures, and make calls thanks to added speaker support. The update is rolling out over the next few weeks.By Eric Zeman , 2/5/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
IBM says its new "Open for data" slogan encompasses a slew of new cloud data services and analytics offerings designed to make it easy for enterprises to quickly get started with big data in the cloud, even if their workloads require secure on-premises implementations.By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 2/5/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Cisco is acquiring Jasper Technologies, developer of an Internet of Things cloud platform, for $1.4 billion. The move further pushes Cisco toward its transformation into a software company.By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 2/5/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
IBM, the American Heart Association, and Welltok have teamed to deliver a workplace health solution. Without preventative strategies, by 2030 cardiovascular diseases may cost companies $106 billion in lost productivity alone. By Michelle Maisto Freelance Writer, 2/5/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
With its longtime search executive Amit Singhal retiring, Google has named AI chief John Giannandrea to head its search business -- yet another sign of Google's focus on artificial intelligence.By Dawn Kawamoto Freelance Writer and Editor, 2/4/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Online CRM vendor Salesforce has enhanced the field service and several other capabilities across its platform, reconfigured its packaging, and raised prices. It has also added Accenture as a cloud CRM customer.By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 2/4/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Canonical's tablet arrives in Q2 to face a challenging market for such devices. But the company says its offering delivers a true tablet experience, along with the full Ubuntu desktop experience. By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 2/4/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
What's the best way to bring Agile to your team? The answer depends on just what you want to transform.By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 2/4/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Amazon may be the largest vendor, but Google and Microsoft are bringing new initiatives into a rapidly growing cloud service marketplace.By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 2/4/20162 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Microsoft has confirmed its purchase of SwiftKey, maker of predictive keyboard software, for a reported $250 million.
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In yet another sign its interest in virtual reality is growing, Apple is stepping up its frequency in visiting Stanford University's virtual reality lab. The move comes as the iPhone maker is amassing a large team to tackle virtual reality to play catch-up to Facebook and Microsoft.By Dawn Kawamoto Freelance Writer and Editor, 2/3/20161 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Even though more organizations are attempting to become data-driven, many of them still aren't able to link data analytics to business outcomes. Some of the challenges are obvious. Others aren't. Here are our tips for avoiding the common pitfalls.By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 2/3/20161 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
It's easier than ever to send a corporate email -- and that's a huge problem. Misleading and meandering messages often clog corporate inboxes and lead to poor communication among colleagues. Here's a look at five common email mistakes and ways to fix them.By Jonathan Feldman CIO, City of Asheville, NC, 2/3/20166 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Hadoop, an open source framework for wrangling unstructured data and analytics, celebrated its 10th birthday in January. Here's a look at the milestones, players, and events that marked the growth of this groundbreaking technology.By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 2/3/20163 comments | Read | Post a Comment
The space agency insists AnonSec didn't commandeer a NASA Global Hawk drone, but it's still looking into claims its network was hacked.By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 2/2/20162 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Wearables will achieve over 18% growth in 2016, with smartwatches taking the lead for earnings growth potential, Gartner predicts.
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Computer science is no longer an optional skill, says President Barack Obama. The new Computer Science for All initiative represents an extension of ongoing efforts by the White House to improve the availability of, and access to, K-12 education in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 2/2/20162 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Alphabet's overall earnings results were better than expected, passing Apple as the most valuable company in the world. Google accounted for all but a sliver of its parent company's revenue. By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 2/2/20161 Comment | 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.
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.