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Harper Reed: Innovation Is Worthless
News  |  4/30/2015
During his Interop keynote, Harper Reed quotes Kanye West for product development advice.
Apps To Unite Smartphones, IoT
News  |  4/30/2015
The Internet of Things is an expansion of mobile device uses, not a separate, new development, Soasta's Tana Jackson says at Cloud Connect.
Google's Urs Hoelzle: Cloud Will Soon Be More Secure
News  |  4/30/2015
Google's chief data center architect, Urs Hoelzle, says cloud security will improve faster than enterprise security in the next few years.
Enterprise Mobile Strategy, Meet The Connected Toilet
News  |  4/29/2015
The way you're thinking about mobile may not be broad enough.
The Jet Propulsion Laboratory Reaches For The Cloud
News  |  4/28/2015
NASA's JPL, No. 3 in the InformationWeek Elite 100, has turned to cloud computing to make real-time analytics available to missions.
Avnet's Training Innovations Bring Revenue Gains
News  |  4/28/2015
The IT team at Avnet, the No. 4 company in the InformationWeek Elite 100, spotted a new revenue stream by building on an acquisition's training platform. The project is on track to drive $30 million in revenue this year.
The Weather Company: Cloud Journey Requires Cultural Change
News  |  4/28/2015
The Weather Company, the No. 5 company in the InformationWeek Elite 100, embraced cloud infrastructure in order to meet dramatic swings in demand for weather information.
Atlantic Health Automates ID With Biometrics
News  |  4/28/2015
Palm vein scans are helping staff pull up patient records more efficiently and securely. One of eight Elite 100 Business Innovation award winners.
PayPal Revamps Data Center For Agility
News  |  4/28/2015
PayPal can deploy new products seven times faster with its new approach, plus it's finding recruiting talent easier. One of eight Elite 100 Business Innovation award winners.
WEX Taps Smartphones For Fleet Management
News  |  4/28/2015
The payment company uses apps and QR codes to connect drivers, vehicles, and payments. One of eight Elite 100 Business Innovation award winners.
Get Fast: A Survival Strategy For Software Development
News  |  4/28/2015
Speed is of the essence in a world where every company must be a software company.
Boeing, eBay Data Centers Look More Like Cloud
News  |  4/28/2015
eBay and Boeing, two major builders of new enterprise data centers, explain what they looked for in new architecture at the InformationWeek 100 event.
IoT And The Looming Mobile Tidal Wave
Commentary  |  4/28/2015
If you thought handling BYOD was hard, wait until you see what managing mobile devices for the Internet of Things entails.
Tech Buying: 6 Reasons Why IT Still Matters
Slideshows  |  4/27/2015
Making major tech purchases, especially big data analytics and business intelligence tools, without consulting IT may cause major problems. Here's why.
Delivery Drone Or Death Machine?
Slideshows  |  4/26/2015
Drones can help or harm. Figuring out how to respond to them isn't going to be easy.
Windows 10 App Updates, Earnings Report: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  4/25/2015
The good: positive quarterly earnings report, promise of Office 365 security updates, new Windows 10 Build. The bad: Windows, Office financials. Here's a look at Microsoft's week.
Salesforce Adds HR To Its Online Suite
News  |  4/24/2015
Salesforce for HR internalizes customer relationship management so employers can improve relations with their employees.
Microsoft Earnings: Cloud Dominates As Windows, Office Tumble
News  |  4/24/2015
Microsoft revenue hit $21.7 billion this past quarter as cloud services boomed, offsetting poor performance by its core Windows and Office products.
IoT Seen As A Major Driver For SAP HANA
Commentary  |  4/24/2015
SAP's Bernd Leukert looks ahead for smartwatches, the Internet of Things, and HANA to tie it all together.
Amazon AWS Revenue Reveals Cloud Powerhouse
News  |  4/23/2015
In its first quarter 2015 results, Amazon reported that its AWS cloud unit is growing fast and is either already profitable or soon could be.
Your Audi As Amazon Package Drop
News  |  4/23/2015
Amazon, Audi, and DHL plan to test delivering packages to the trunk of your car.
Will Amazon Cloud Revenue Show A Giant Is Born?
News  |  4/23/2015
Amazon.com is slated to air financial details on its AWS unit for the first time, perhaps showing the cloud service is growing even faster than expected.
Box Looks Beyond Storage
News  |  4/23/2015
At its second annual developer conference, Box rearranged its platform to entice enterprise developers.
Google FI Wireless Service: By Invitation Only, For Now
News  |  4/22/2015
Early access is available to those with a Nexus 6 smartphone who sign up to request an invitation, have a Gmail address, and live in a US zip code within the wireless coverage area.
ServiceNow Offers Service Platform, Opens Store
News  |  4/22/2015
ServiceNow, the IT help desk automation company, is making its platform available to customers and third parties in order to launch their own SaaS apps.
Time Inc. CTO Navigates Move To Amazon
News  |  4/22/2015
CTO Colin Bodell wants to move Time out of its five data centers and onto the Amazon cloud. The technical and cultural shift is well underway.
Microsoft Office On Android: How To Install
Slideshows  |  4/22/2015
Microsoft is looking to expand its Office suite beyond its traditional base. Here's a look at how to install and use Office on Android smartphones and tablet.
Comic: Machine Learning
Commentary  |  4/21/2015
Machines can beat us at our own games. How long before they don't need us anymore?
Microsoft Offers Azure Service Fabric For Distributed Apps
News  |  4/21/2015
Microsoft will show off Azure Service Fabric at its Build Conference next week. It will help developers build microservice-based applications.
VMware Rides Container Wave With Open Source Projects
News  |  4/20/2015
VMware's launching two projects: Lightwave focuses on container security, and Photon creates a lightweight Linux version for containers.
Android Wear Promises Less Phone Dependence
News  |  4/20/2015
The latest update to Android for wearable devices allows connections with phones on distant networks.
Google Adds To BigQuery Big Data Capabilities
News  |  4/20/2015
Google expands the capabilities of its BigQuery system to allow real-time data stream processing and event analysis.
Windows 10: Your PC Is Headed For The Cloud
Slideshows  |  4/19/2015
Windows 10 could well be the trigger that will drive the growth of cloud-based virtual desktop integration. Here's why.
L.A. District Seeks Refund From Apple Amid Investigations
News  |  4/17/2015
The Los Angeles Unified School District's ambitious plan to provide an iPad for every student has been derailed by questions about the contract bidding process and dissatisfaction with the software.
Android For Work Reports For Office Duty
Commentary  |  4/17/2015
Through Android For Work, Google has made its mobile device management tool for Android smartphones available to businesses, offering IT teams the control they want and the security they need.
Docker 1.6 Emerges As A Platform
News  |  4/17/2015
Several components of Docker, including Engine, Registry, and orchestration tools, have been upgraded together as a platform.
Cyanogen Partners With Microsoft To Challenge Google
News  |  4/16/2015
Cyanogen's version of Android will include Microsoft apps and services.
Engine Yard Pivots Toward Container Management
News  |  4/16/2015
New Engine Yard CEO Beau Vrolyk is moving the company toward managing Linux containers for developers, with the acquisition of OpDemand.
4 Backup Landmines Waiting For The Unwary
Commentary  |  4/16/2015
Veeam CEO Ratmir Timashev warns about the pitfalls hidden in the process of conducting regular data backups.
Why Companies Should Pay Attention To AngularJS
Commentary  |  4/16/2015
When Google and Microsoft collaborate on a project, it's worth noting.
Google Disputes EU Antitrust Charges
News  |  4/15/2015
Google insists that its conduct has been lawful and beneficial to the market.
HP's Still In Public Cloud, But Where?
Commentary  |  4/15/2015
HP's Bill Hilf has rebutted the interpretation of his New York Times statements about the company's public cloud plans, but where does that leave Helion versus Amazon?
The Sharing Economy: Access Is The New Ownership
News  |  4/15/2015
A report from PricewaterhouseCoopers predicts that revenue in five key sectors of the sharing economy could reach $335 billion by 2025.
Cloud Certifications To Boost Your IT Skills
Slideshows  |  4/15/2015
Cloud computing has been one of the fastest-growing IT trends for the last several years. If you're an IT pro looking to move up the ladder or make more money, check out our list of certifications than can set you on your path.
Docker Raises $95 Million In 4th VC Round
News  |  4/14/2015
Goldman Sachs was urged by its IT department to become a Docker investor.
Microsoft Buys Datazen For Mobile BI
News  |  4/14/2015
The Datazen acquisition will enhance Microsoft's focus on mobile data analytics and accelerate its Power BI strategy.
Twilio In-App Video Service Debuts
News  |  4/14/2015
Developers now have an easy way to implement video calling within apps.
Microsoft IoT: Connecting Kitchens And Factories
News  |  4/14/2015
In two new partnerships, Microsoft will work with Fujitsu and Miele to improve manufacturing and make smart ovens a reality.
3DR's Solo Drone Promises New Level Of Smarts
News  |  4/13/2015
Solo thinks for itself, looking to make flying drones to capture video much easier.
Google Chromebit: 3 Business Uses
Commentary  |  4/13/2015
At a $99 price point, the ASUS Chromebit micro PC will provide enterprise IT staff with a field day coming up with creative business uses.
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