Big Data Talent War: 7 Ways To Win
53% of big data-focused companies say analytics experts will be tough to find for the next two years. Here's how IT leaders plan to train, borrow, or steal talent--and what job seekers should know.
What's Killing APM?
App performance management is seen as less important than it was two years ago, partly because vendors haven't kept up.
Windows Phone 8: Star Features
Microsoft pulled out all the stops to introduce its new mobile OS -- but will it be enough to tempt iOS and Android users?
Google Unveils Universal Analytics
Looking beyond the Web, Universal Analytics offers companies a way to measure data from marketing campaigns, sales calls and other sources.
Big Data Meets BI: Beyond The Hype
With Hadoop quickly gaining adoption, Cloudera, Platfora, SiSense and others are introducing new options for gaining business intelligence from this big data platform.
8 Cool Windows 8 Tablets
As Microsoft and its hardware partners produce Windows 8 devices in droves, here's a look at some of the more noteworthy launches.
Windows 8 Review: All About Touch
Microsoft's new OS offers the option of using a mouse and keyboard. But for most applications, it will have you touching, tapping and swiping.
Windows 8: The Legacy Apps Question
Support for legacy applications is a Windows 8 selling point. But Gartner says the need for such apps is declining and has little to do with upgrading to the new OS.
How The Feds Drive Cloud Innovation
NASA, the Department of Defense, and other federal agencies are shifting toward more strategic and complex cloud applications, as they try to drive down costs amid flat IT budgets.
Microsoft: Windows 8 Ends Tablet Era
With Windows 8, Surface, and the many OEM Windows 8 systems being released, Microsoft is attempting to redefine the personal computing market. In the new vision, tablets are PCs, and tablets that can't do the things PCs do--such as use a keyboard and mouse and multitask--are deficient. Windows 8 PCs and tablets can do these things; Android and the iPad cannot. If Microsoft can make the sale, then we are in store for an industry revolution.
Nuance Adds Voice Recognition To Mobile EHRs
Epic, Cerner electronic health records get free text transcription from smartphones and tablets; computerized physician order entry and natural language processing are in the works.
The Apple-ization Of Microsoft
As Microsoft prepares to launch Windows 8, the hardware world faces a big question. Is going it alone exactly what Microsoft wants?
Windows 8: 4 Hurdles For SMBs
Windows 8 has a lot to like, but the road to adoption--especially early adoption--could be rocky for some small and midsize businesses.
MapR Promises A Better HBase
MapR M7 release offers alternative architecture for Hadoop's NoSQL database to deliver better reliability, performance, and manageability.
IBM Accelerates Big Data Analysis
IBM offers prebuilt sentiment analysis on Hadoop, stream processing for telcos, marketing analysis, and predictive analytics delivered via the cloud.