Salesforce.com Wave is a big bet that's already generating demand, but will it live up to the billing? Here are six Wave pros and cons.By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 10/17/20143 comments | Read | Post a Comment
SAP offers Hana Enterprise Cloud on IBM Cloud infrastructure, opening up a new SAP-managed way to run SAP apps on Hana.By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 10/14/20141 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Bolstering Google Cloud Platform, Firebase service helps developers create mobile and web apps that store and sync data in real-time.By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 10/22/20140 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Yahoo is committed to Apache Storm, the open event-processing platform, because it's easy to manage and scale and use for personalization as a service, among other uses, says Yahoo executive Sumeet Singh in a Q&A.By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 10/22/20140 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Putting data encryption solely into the hands of government employees won't prevent bad things from happening -- and it might encourage wrongdoing.By Jonathan Feldman CIO, City of Asheville, NC, 10/22/20140 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Virtual reality startup collects $542 million in first round of financing, plans to create images in the air similar to R2D2's projection of Princess Leia in Star Wars.By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 10/21/20144 comments | Read | Post a Comment
SAP profits are down -- temporarily the company insists -- but cloud revenues are up and are set for growth through the Concur acquisition.By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 10/21/20141 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella clarified the company's cloud strategy, argued competitors such as Amazon and Google can't match Microsoft's hybrid-oriented approach and enterprise expertise.By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 10/21/20142 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Docker's shared Linux kernel architecture isn't secure enough for multitenancy applications. This popular new container technology is, however, a great choice for banking, retail, and online apps.By Lucas Carlson , 10/21/20140 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Wearables are great, but what good would Google Glass or the Galaxy Gear be without useful apps? Here's a sampling of the latest business apps for wearables.By Shane O'Neill Managing Editor, InformationWeek, 10/21/20143 comments | Read | Post a Comment
IBM is offering a set of APIs and cloud services through its BlueMix platform to simplify development for networked devices.By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 10/21/20140 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Media freedom group GreatFire.org claims Apple's iCloud is being subject to a man-in-the-middle attack by China's censorship apparatus.By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 10/20/20144 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Helsinki Think Company, a new initiative that offers meeting space for entrepreneurial-minded students, proves that nurturing tech startups is not a virtual exercise.By Dennis Mitzner Chief Editor, Inside3DP.com, 10/20/20140 comments | Read | Post a Comment
If IoT is ever going to work, networks will have to grant access to devices that we'd refuse outright today. By Patrick Hubbard Head Geek & Senior Technical Product Marketing Manager, SolarWinds, 10/20/20142 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Apple's iPad Air 2 looks like a slimmed-down version of its predecessor, but it packs many under-the-hood enhancements.By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 10/18/20143 comments | Read | Post a Comment
The Apple iPad Air 2's inclusion of a SIM card that lets users choose among cellular data plans won't change the mobile industry all that much. Here's why.By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 10/18/20148 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Here's a sneak peek into the system Facebook uses to secure your account when other websites are hacked.By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 10/17/201418 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Comparisons between Apple's iPad Air 2 and Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 are both inevitable and misguided.By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 10/17/201423 comments | Read | Post a Comment
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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.
IT Salary Survey 2014: GovernmentFederal government IT professionals saw modest bumps in compensation. But that doesn't mean all is well: 29% of staffers had fewer training opportunities, and 21% of managers had their benefits cut. Half are looking for new jobs.