Taken together these two data points highlight the relative strength of video conferencing in light of a rough market for communications application and system vendors. We're seeing a number of key trends pushing demand for video, most notably falling travel budgets, but also the falling cost and rapidly improving quality of video conferencing. Even among the twitter/facebook generation, video conferencing through public services such as Skype continues to grow. Don't ignore video as you develop your collaboration architectures.
5 Top Federal Initiatives For 2015As InformationWeek Government readers were busy firming up their fiscal year 2015 budgets, we asked them to rate more than 30 IT initiatives in terms of importance and current leadership focus. No surprise, among more than 30 options, security is No. 1. After that, things get less predictable.
InformationWeek Tech Digest, Nov. 10, 2014Just 30% of respondents to our new survey say their companies are very or extremely effective at identifying critical data and analyzing it to make decisions, down from 42% in 2013. What gives?