IBM releases first wave of enterprise apps for Apple iOS. Niche apps for airlines, insurance, banking, and government sound useful, but not revolutionary.By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 12/10/20141 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
A recent chat with my doctor revealed new insight on lifecycles of connected medical devices and the need for an integrated infrastructure to support future IoT devices. By Ed Featherston Sr. Enterprise Architect & Director, Collaborative Consulting, 12/18/20146 comments | Read | Post a Comment
IBM promised 40 SoftLayer cloud data centers globally by the end of 2014. Through a partnership with Equinix, it's ending the year with 49.By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 12/18/20143 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Smart glasses like Google Glass get put to the test in the enterprise, while smartwatches slowly woo consumers thanks to the Apple Watch.By Shane O'Neill Managing Editor, InformationWeek, 12/18/20145 comments | Read | Post a Comment
So you're considering Hadoop as a big data platform. You'll probably need some new analytics and business intelligence tools if you're going to wring fresh insights out of your data.By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 12/18/20143 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Maker of TAG Heuer watches shifts gears, now plans to craft a smartwatch and possibly make acquisitions, in the wake of Apple Watch.By Chris Murphy Editor, InformationWeek, 12/17/20148 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Salesforce Files Connect offers federated access to multiple content repositories. Microsoft OneDrive and Google Drive are next.By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 12/17/20143 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Qlik, Tableau, and Salesforce.com are betting on simple analytic applications, while veterans IBM and SAS push smarter. What do you need?By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 12/17/20144 comments | Read | Post a Comment
MongoDB grabs technology and expertise from storage-engine company to address write-intensive, high-scale applications.By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 12/16/20141 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Several dozen companies, trade groups, and computer scientists agree that Microsoft should not have to provide data stored in Ireland when presented with a US search warrant.By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 12/15/20143 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Even before last week's successful IPO, Hortonworks had no trouble selling Hadoop's promise. But here's why many CIOs are betting on this platform.By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 12/15/20143 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Lexalytics intention analysis tool determines what you're going to do before you do it, the company says. This goes beyond sentiment analysis.By Jeff Bertolucci , 12/15/20144 comments | Read | Post a Comment
The way we evaluate and implement software is broken. Stop shooting for consensus from line-of-business VPs and start asking IT to become business experts.By John McGreavy , 12/15/20142 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.
InformationWeek 2014 Mobile Security SurveySecuring company data on mobile devices is the top concern when it comes to mobile security. Respondents worry most about data loss due to lost or stolen devices, and less than half of respondents feel confident that data is protected.
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