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Content tagged with Enterprise Architecture
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Tech Out Your Pet Photo Contest
News  |  8/31/2012
Got a pet? Got a gadget? Take a photo of your pet with the gadget and enter it in the Honeywell Tech Out Your Pet Photo Contest. Tweet or Instagram it to @HoneywellPlugIn using the hashtag #TechOutYourPet. The deadline is September 7th.
Workday Wins Google Deal, Plans $400 Million IPO
News  |  8/31/2012
As Workday details its IPO plans, it reportedly lands a huge deal with Google as a human capital management customer.
Feds' Cloud Email Deal Paves Way For Agencies
News  |  8/31/2012
General Services Administration taps 17 vendors to provide cloud email from Google, Microsoft, IBM, and Zimbra to government agencies from federal to local levels.
Curiosity Rolls Ahead On Mars Following Software Upgrade
News  |  8/31/2012
NASA engineers upgrade software on Curiosity to let six-wheeled vehicle cruise longer distances on surface of Mars and make use of robotic arm.
When Google Docs Isn't Enough: One Retailer's Story
News  |  8/31/2012
Wireless retailer LetsTalk needed a way to collaborate and consolidate the many moving parts of its business. Here's why Podio's tools did the trick.
Think Small Data Before Big Data, Healthcare Gurus Argue
News  |  8/31/2012
Two health IT experts say that providers already have plenty of "small" data to improve patient outcomes, if they use it correctly.
Top 15 Government IT Innovators For 2012
Slideshows  |  8/30/2012
From mobile apps to testbeds on wheels, creative thinkers at government agencies are finding ways to better serve the public.
Firefox 16 Adds Charms For Developers
News  |  8/30/2012
Mozilla's Firefox 16 beta release includes a command line interface to speed development work.
20 Great Ideas To Steal In 2012
Slideshows  |  8/30/2012
Are you playing it too safe, IT leaders? Take these InformationWeek 500 projects along to rev up your next brainstorming session.
Google+ Grows Up For Business
News  |  8/30/2012
Google+ has new features that will allow employees to collaborate more, while making IT folks comfortable with privacy restrictions and control mechanisms.
State Agencies Need A Big Data Strategy
News  |  8/30/2012
State CIO association urges states to make better use of big data, warns of challenges in implementing programs.
Samsung Galaxy Note 2, Windows 8 Smartphones: First Impressions
News  |  8/30/2012
Samsung's new Android phablet and Windows Phone 8 smartphones impress, but Nokia is gunning for Samsung.
How Spigit Fosters Innovation: A Hands-On Tour
News  |  8/29/2012
In both its enterprise software and its new freemium product, Icon, Spigit offers tools for brainstorming and selecting the best ideas. Learn more in this Valley View video.
Aerospike Vies To Advance NoSQL Database
News  |  8/29/2012
Acquire a competitor? Check. Round of VC funding? Check. Open source version of base product? Check. The former Citrusleaf hits several big data development trends at once.
3 Ways To Turn Enterprise 2.0 Laggards Into Fans
Commentary  |  8/29/2012
Try these experiments to learn why early adopters differ from the people who want collaboration tech thoroughly documented and explained.
MongoDB Upgrade Fills NoSQL Analytics Void
News  |  8/29/2012
Latest release of 10Gen's database sidesteps complicated MapReduce processing with a new data-aggregation framework. That distances MongoDB from NoSQL rivals including Cassandra, HBase, and Riak.
SUSE Launches OpenStack Cloud Platform
News  |  8/28/2012
SUSE Cloud automated platform aims to speed OpenStack cloud setup, improve resource utilization.
Google+ Gets Down To Business
News  |  8/28/2012
Google rolls out several new Google+ features, eyes launch of a distinct Google+ enterprise service by 2014.
Top 5 Password Managers
Slideshows  |  8/28/2012
2012 is the year of the password breach. Did you know there are tools to manage multiple, strong passwords so you don't have to? Here are BYTE's Top 5 [email protected]$$w0rd Managers.
Splunk Adds Cloud-Based Systems Monitoring Option
News  |  8/28/2012
Splunk Storm offering helps companies monitor, gain insight from apps built on public cloud platforms.
Curiosity's Robotic Arm: Strong, But Not Sensitive
News  |  8/28/2012
NASA's Curiosity rover is using its seven-foot robotic arm and tools to gather more information about Mars. Next step: Make the arm 'feel' what it's doing.
Oracle Real-Time Advance Taps Compressed Data
News  |  8/28/2012
Oracle GoldenGate 11g R2 upgrade handles Oracle Database tables previously untouched by change data capture systems.
Android Smartphones To Power NASA Satellites
News  |  8/27/2012
NASA plans to use Nexus Android smartphones as the on-board computers on tiny, low-cost satellites.
Inside IBM's $1.3 Billion Kenexa Buy
News  |  8/27/2012
IBM social business group's move mirrors acquisitions by SAP, Oracle, and to add online recruiting and talent management to product suites.
DataSift Tools Help Non-Techies Mine Social Web
News  |  8/27/2012
Push and Query Builder simplify management of big data streams, enable users to uncover relevant intelligence.
Big Data Scientists: The New Mad Men?
News  |  8/27/2012
Successful marketing now depends on "who has the better math," not the better creative, says analytics firm.
5 Tips: Overcome Corporate Collaboration Challenges
Commentary  |  8/27/2012
Social turns top-down communication channels upside down, as employees demand honesty and input on corporate decisions.
Open Source: Key To Big Data Riches?
News  |  8/27/2012
Big data makes a company smart, open source makes it rich, Gartner report contends.
Can Analytics Degree Bridge The Business-IT Gap?
Commentary  |  8/27/2012
Louisiana State University Masters In Analytics program taps demand for graduates who can use data to solve business problems.
Crowdsourced Work Made Cheaper With Qurk
News  |  8/24/2012
MIT researchers find that tasks given to people because they're too tough for machines can still be improved through the involvement of computers.
Seeking Top 10 Social Business Leaders
Commentary  |  8/24/2012
InformationWeek's The BrainYard seeks your help to identify CIOs and business leaders who are making the best use of social business strategies.
Why Microsoft Should Use Its Nvidia Option
Commentary  |  8/24/2012
Nvidia this week confirmed that its acquisition deal with Microsoft remains in effect. Steve Ballmer and company should jump at the chance.'s Next Billion-Dollar Business: Marketing
News  |  8/24/2012
After reporting a 34% quarterly revenue gain, CEO Marc Benioff talks up ambitious service, marketing, and human capital management goals.
How Smart Businesses Reorganize For Social
Commentary  |  8/23/2012
Companies are stuck at departmental levels when it comes to taking full advantage of social media. Here's how to implement a company-wide social business initiative that delivers strategic results.
Windows 8 Vs. Windows RT: 8 Key Differences
Slideshows  |  8/23/2012
With the introduction of Windows 8 and Windows RT, Microsoft splits its flagship OS into two distinct flavors. Examine the most important contrasts.
HP CEO: Turnaround Will Take Time
News  |  8/23/2012
HP's third quarter results show PC, printer, server, and services revenues in decline, but Meg Whitman sees silver linings in the otherwise dark cloud.
Apple, Feds Ink E-Book Deal
News  |  8/22/2012
Apple and the Government Printing Office strike deal to make hundreds of government documents and manuscripts available on iTunes in e-book format.
2 Cloud Computing Era Myths Debunked
Commentary  |  8/22/2012
You've been warned: Application configuration is no cakewalk, and it's not the only option for tuning cloud-based apps.
When Wireless Sensors Meet Big Data
News  |  8/22/2012
Wireless sensors are (almost) everywhere, fueling a boom in machine-to-machine communications and generating a ton of data.
Hospitals Seek Analytics Tools In Rush To Meet Mandates
News  |  8/21/2012
Health analytics adoption will hit 50% by 2016, reports Frost & Sullivan.
Dell Adds Security To Virtualized Government Environments
News  |  8/21/2012
New desktop virtualization products support federal telework, security, and mobility goals.
Germany Wants To Charge Google For News Snippets
News  |  8/21/2012
Legislation proposed by the German government would create a new type of copyright requiring any online or offline use of publishers' content to be compensated. Cue debate.
Intel's Plan To Make Laptops Sexy Again: Ultrabooks
Commentary  |  8/21/2012
Intel's ultrabook initiative has reinvigorated mobile PC design. But will ultrabooks steal some momentum from tablets, or are they too little, too late?
Microsoft Outlines Windows 8 Upgrade Discount
News  |  8/21/2012
Some Windows 7 PC buyers can now register to purchase Windows 8 Pro upgrade at a big price cut.
Dell Expands Virtualization, Storage, Management Tool Lineup
News  |  8/21/2012
Dell's focus on software and services continues; new offerings target cloud implementation and BYOD chores, simplify desktop virtualization rollouts.
Apple Most Valuable Company In Market History
News  |  8/20/2012
Apple squeaks past Microsoft's previous record with intraday market cap of more than $623 billion.
DARPA Demos Inexpensive, Moldable Robots
News  |  8/20/2012
Defense agency teams with Harvard on low-cost, silicone-based robots that can self-camouflage and navigate tough, narrow terrain.
Allscripts Aims To Ride Windows 8 Apps Wave
News  |  8/20/2012
EHR vendor teams with Microsoft to foster open approach to app development, partners with American Well on telehealth.
Inside An Ad Agency's Big Data Nerve Center
News  |  8/20/2012
Kognitio helps VivaKi's R&D hub turn massive amounts of data into analytical queries at speeds relational databases can't touch.
Enterprise Social Networks: Must-Have Features Guide
Slideshows  |  8/17/2012
Confused by the bevy of vendors promising enterprise social nirvana? Tour the core capabilities that you need when implementing social-focused tools in the workplace.
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