VW Scandal: 59 Early Deaths Expected In US
Researchers at Harvard and MIT estimate the health and social costs of Volkswagen's emissions deceit, including potential loss of life and a financial burden of at $450 million in the US. The latter figure is projected to be much higher without a prompt recall.
IBM, Jasper Partner For IoT Services Platform
Large corporations will be able to access Jasper's Control Center through IBM's Bluemix. The goal: To enable companies that sell products such as heavy equipment or vehicles to add a variety of services to their customers, such as predictive maintenance or telematics.
Larry Ellison: Oracle Sets Sights On Cloud Competitors
In his opening keynote at Oracle OpenWorld on Oct. 25, executive chairman and CTO Larry Ellison distanced the company from the likes of SAP and IBM, while highlighting major cloud service providers such as Amazon AWS and longtime SaaS/PaaS players such as Salesforce.
Big Data Grows Up: APM Tools Emerging
The next emerging market for big data may be application performance monitoring. Concurrent has released a new tool in this space, and more tools are expected to hit the market in the next six months. The availability of such tools will drive more enterprise adoption of big data.
BNY Mellon Transforms IT One Step At A Time
FFor three years, BNY Mellon CIO Suresh Kumar has been leading a transformation of the bank's 13,000-member global IT staff toward Agile and private cloud operations. In an interview with InformationWeek, he details the steps he took along the way.
Your Robot Replacement Has Arrived
Robotic process automation can help companies operate more frugally and efficiently, though potentially at the expense of human workers.
Free Web Security Certificates Coming Soon
Let's Encrypt TLS/SSL certificates are now trusted by the major Web browsers. That sets the stage for easier, more affordable online security. Operated by the nonprofit Internet Security Research Group, their aim is to hasten the transition away from the Web's unprotected HTTP protocol to encrypted HTTPS.
SAP Reports Strong Q3 Cloud Momentum
SAP reported a huge cloud revenue increase for Q3 at a time when many of its rivals in the traditional enterprise apps space are struggling with cloud. Here are the numbers.
SIM CIO Report: IT Leadership Hits A 'Watershed Moment'
One-third to one-half of the current crop of CIOs will be gone in 5 to 10 years, says the lead researcher for SIM's annual IT trends survey. Do you fit the profile of the CIO of the future? What's top-of-mind for CIOs right now?
Hybrid Cloud: 7 Ways It's The Best Of Both Worlds
When choosing which flavor of cloud to go with for your organization, you'll find that a hybrid architecture has some distinct advantages over public and private cloud models. Here's a look at seven benefits of going hybrid.
Red Hat Acquires Ansible For Hybrid Cloud IT Automation
Red Hat said that open source cloud management provider Ansible's technology will enhance its lineup of IT automation tools and help enterprises deploy and manage public, private, and hybrid cloud. Here are the details.
Dell's EMC Acquisition: Perils, Opportunities Abound
Dell's plan to acquire EMC for $67 billion reflects the major disruptions taking place in enterprise IT as businesses increasingly shift toward cloud computing. Here's what IT leaders need to know about the deal.
7 Microsoft Improvements We Need To See
Microsoft has demonstrated its commitment to building tech for the future, but there is still some room for improvement across Windows, Office, and hardware.
LogMeIn Acquires LastPass For $110 Million
IT management and remote control software provider LogMeIn is bolstering its identity and access management play by acquiring LastPass, the popular password management service.
Amazon QuickSight Looks To Disrupt BI Market
Amazon's QuickSight provides fast and easy-to-use analytics and visualizations that can draw on multiple data sources including AWS-based services and external platforms such as Salesforce.
Compliance Project Leads Bakery To An IT Overhaul
When faced with new compliance requirements, small business owner Cyril Cohen took application development into his own hands. The project ultimately led to a complete revamp of the IT infrastructure for his commercial bakery. See what it's all about, and how this approach could work for your business.