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3 Priorities For Enterprise Applications In 2015
Sameer Bhatia, Founder & CEO, ProProfs
Commentary
Competition and cloud delivery haven't done enough to improve enterprise apps. Buyers must pressure vendors for better features, improved usability, and meaningful analytics.
By Sameer Bhatia Founder & CEO, ProProfs, 3/26/2015
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Amazon Cloud Shortcut Offered Via Pivotal Cloud Foundry
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
VMware spinoff Pivotal brings out a supported version of Pivotal Cloud Foundry with an ability to launch servers on Amazon, as well as on-premises.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 3/25/2015
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Internet Explorer Dependent? Time To Move On
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
Commentary
Microsoft's move to Project Spartan should be your cue to retire aging enterprise apps that rely on Internet Explorer plug-ins or Active X controls.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 3/24/2015
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Top Jobs For STEM: Big Data, IT Product Management
Kevin Casey,
News
Today's skills development in these fields could mean tomorrow's payday, according to a recent report.
By Kevin Casey , 3/23/2015
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Tesla Model S Autopilot Coming Soon, Elon Musk Claims
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
The Tesla Model S should be able to drive itself, some of the time, this summer, according to CEO Elon Musk.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 3/21/2015
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Shadow IT: 8 Ways To Cope
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
News
If you're sick and tired of Shadow IT in your organization, you're not alone. Here are some coping mechanisms to help you get a handle on things.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 3/18/2015
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Microsoft Azure Drives Ford Hybrid-Cloud Plan
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Ford brings vehicle software updates to Microsoft's cloud, opening up preventative-maintenance and service-upgrade possibilities on a global scale.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 3/18/2015
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Microsoft Cloud-First Push Shines In CRM, Lags In ERP
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
Commentary
Microsoft's Dynamics CRM Online business is growing quickly, but Dynamics AX Online is still stuck at the gate. What's the holdup?
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 3/17/2015
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Microsoft Promises Potent Azure IoT Suite
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Microsoft says its data services and hyper-scale cloud will conquer Internet-of-things apps including monitoring, asset-management, and predictive maintenance. Look out IBM, Intel, SAP, and GE.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 3/17/2015
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Open Compute: More Financial Services Firms Jump In
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
JPMorgan Chase, Capital One, and B of A are joining Goldman Sachs and Fidelity backing the open-source hardware movement.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 3/16/2015
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Microsoft Convergence 2015: More Change Ahead
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft's business technology conference will undergo some fundamental changes, kick-started and driven by CEO Satya Nadella.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 3/14/2015
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Microsoft Leads Open Switch Software Effort
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Microsoft is working on a project to produce a programmable interface for Open Compute switches, coming later this year.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 3/13/2015
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Apple Watch Meets Salesforce Enterprise Apps
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Salesforce is among the first enterprise application vendors to offer Apple Watch apps. Here's how watch apps differ from phone apps.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 3/12/2015
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Microsoft, Cisco Broaden Cloud Partnership
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
A new platform combines Microsoft's Azure Pack with devices from Cisco's ACI to target telecom carriers and cloud providers.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 3/11/2015
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Salesforce Service Cloud Intelligence: Leader Or Laggard?
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Salesforce Intelligence Engine promises to route service calls to the right agents, balance case workloads, and ease service across channels. On some counts, Oracle has it beat.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 3/9/2015
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InformationWeek 2014 State Of The Data Center Survey
InformationWeek Staff,
News
Data center managers are now less interested in bottom-line cost and more focused on extracting business value by following the lead of major cloud providers.
By InformationWeek Staff , 3/6/2015
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Salesforce Marketing Cloud Gets Predictive
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Salesforce announces Predictive Decisions features to personalize marketing. Data science drives clicky content and offers.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 3/5/2015
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IBM Buys AlchemyAPI: What Watson Gains
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
IBM acquires AlchemyAPI to improve Watson's capacity for natural-language processing, image analysis, and understanding human behavior.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 3/4/2015
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ServiceNow Seeks To Automate 3 More Departments
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
The pioneer of IT help desk automation tries to crack into legal, finance, and marketing by offering more customization.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 3/4/2015
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Google Player Analytics Brings Data To Video Games
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Google Player Analytics is all about giving game developers greater insights into their creations through better use of data.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 3/3/2015
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