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Digital Transformation Underway, Many Will Fail At It
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
IDC has issued its IT FutureScape forecast for 2017, which includes 10 predictions for IT. Here's how cloud, mobile, social media, big data, AI, virtual reality, and other innovations are changing the world.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 11/3/2016
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Healthcare's Looming Disruption: How Can IT Prepare?
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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A new Gartner Maverick report says that annual physical medical exams and primary care doctors are about to be disrupted by IoT medical devices and algorithm. Here's how IT must shift to accommodate the change.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 10/31/2016
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Smartwatch Shipments Take Nosedive In Q3 2016
Scott Ferguson, Director of Audience Development, UBM Tech
News
Despite the launch of a new Apple Watch line, smartwatch shipments plunged more than 50% between the third quarter of 2015 and the third quarter of this year. The latest numbers from IDC appears to show a market in need of significant recalibration.
By Scott Ferguson Director of Audience Development, UBM Tech, 10/25/2016
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The State Of Data Engineers
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Demand for data engineers is on the rise in enterprise, particularly in those organizations that aspire to be the next Uber or Airbnb. Here's a look at this quickly growing job category within IT.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 9/15/2016
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Smart Wearables Hold Productivity Potential In Enterprises
Scott Ferguson, Director of Audience Development, UBM Tech
News
Smart wearables are making their way into the enterprise, but are largely in the testing phase, according to recently released numbers from IDC. Among the potential uses is stepped-up security.
By Scott Ferguson Director of Audience Development, UBM Tech, 9/7/2016
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Apple Watch 2 Battery Problems Prevent LTE Connectivity
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Apple will debut a new Apple Watch this fall, but the so-called Apple Watch 2 won't include the cellular connectivity so many want, according to a published report in Bloomberg.
By Eric Zeman , 8/20/2016
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Tim Cook: Privacy Is Worth Protecting
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Apple CEO Tim Cook leans on the Founding Fathers to suggest the company did the right thing when asked by the FBI to unlock a terrorist's iPhone. It's an issue that affects IT professionals who need to protect company data, as well as consumers and their personal information.
By Eric Zeman , 8/15/2016
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9 Enterprise Mobility Management Tools For IT Pros
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Choosing the right EMM suite requires IT organizations to understand their needs and the capabilities of the various options. These nine options were featured in Gartner's 2016 Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Mobility Management Suites. They serve as a starting point to help you find the right tools for your IT needs.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 8/12/2016
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Nylas Aims To Prevent IT Pros From Giving Up On Email  
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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Email overload and emerging alternatives have people looking at different communication channels. But maybe email can be saved -- something Nylas is working toward.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 8/9/2016
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Uber Lets Businesses Book, Manage Rides For Customers
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
With UberCENTRAL, the ride-sharing service aims to provide companies with a way to pay for customers' transportation.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 8/1/2016
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Dropbox Rolls Out Tools To Ease IT Admin Experience
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
The cloud storage and collaboration company's business users are getting tools that aim to make managing groups and data easier.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/28/2016
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Tableau 10 Puts Control Back In IT Hands
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Data visualization platform provider Tableau is updating its flagship product with new features that give oversight and data governance control back to IT organizations. It also makes a host of new advanced analytics capabilities accessible to more users.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 7/27/2016
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Apple Watch Sales Drop Dramatically Ahead Of Hardware Refresh
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
The smartwatch market contracted for the first time, thanks to a plunge in Apple Watch sales, according to a report from IDC. However, the report showed that Samsung, Lenovo, LG, and Garmin made gains.
By Eric Zeman , 7/22/2016
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SAP Second Quarter Earnings Shrug Off Brexit
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
SAP second quarter earnings showed no sign of weakness from the recent Brexit vote in the UK. Instead, the company's revenue and earnings grew as SAP added new customers, particularly for its S/4 HANA platform.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 7/21/2016
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Beyond WiFi: Building Better Enterprise Mobility
InformationWeek Staff,
CommentaryVideo
Drew Lentz, a solutions architect with Frontera Consulting, says he believes that IT needs to look beyond WiFi technology and create a unique, wireless connected experience that benefits not only employees, but businesses as well. Lentz touched upon that topic and more during his conversation with Senior Editor Sara Peters.
By InformationWeek Staff , 7/21/2016
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IBM's Cloud, Analytics Investments Start Paying Off
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
IBM's second quarter total revenues and earnings per share declined again, but executives and analysts put their focus on the company's strategic initiatives, which showed continued growth in the most recent quarter.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 7/19/2016
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Google Hit With New Round Of Antitrust Charges In EU 
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
The European Commission has elaborated on its issues with Google's shopping service, contending that Google's AdSense requirements hinder competition.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/15/2016
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Robotics Gone Wild: 8 Animal-Inspired Machines  
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
If you want a glimpse of the future of robotics, start by looking at our biological past and present. Here are eight robots that borrow aspects of animal physiology, which has been honed through eons of Darwinian user testing.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/15/2016
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IT Organizations Unprepared For Digital Business: Gartner
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Despite uncertainty of when their organizations will be ready for digital business, most IT pros say they will definitely play a part in the transformation when it does happen, according to a recent Gartner report.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 7/14/2016
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Microsoft Tests Natural Language IFTTT Alternative
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Conditional Action Programmer (CAP), an experimental project from Microsoft's Technology and Research group, offers a way to automate app interactions using natural language rather than code.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/13/2016
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