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Content tagged with Enterprise Architecture posted in April 2013
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Skype Gets More Versatile
News  |  4/30/2013
Will Outlook.com integration and other new Skype features boost Microsoft's user base?
Tech Execs Help U.K. Raise Its Procurement Game
News  |  4/30/2013
Six former industry players, including tech execs from Compaq and Accenture, are brought in to sharpen negotiation and purchasing skills in central government.
NewsiT Uses Big Data Tools To Verify Tweets
News  |  4/30/2013
Journalist and entrepreneur develops analytics platform to give companies confidence when crowd-sourcing news from social media feeds.
Cloudera Impala Brings SQL Querying To Hadoop
News  |  4/30/2013
Cloudera's SQL-on-Hadoop tool hits general release, but will it satisfy demands for faster, easier exploration of big data?
Cloud Survey Has Warning For Amazon
News  |  4/29/2013
RightScale's State of the Cloud survey finds Amazon the public cloud leader -- but IT is looking to Rackspace, Google and Microsoft for added testing and experiments.
CIA Invests In Apigee For Better Data Sharing
News  |  4/29/2013
Intelligence community's venture capital arm, In-Q-Tel, taps API management firm to improve dissemination of data across federal agencies.
Teambox Brings Collaboration Behind the Firewall
News  |  4/29/2013
Teambox On-Premise allows healthcare, financial and other highly regulated industries to take advantage of cloud collaboration technologies.
BlackBerry Q10 Sells Out In London Store
News  |  4/29/2013
Selfridges, which became the first British outlet to sell the new BlackBerry Q10, sold out first wave of smartphones in two hours.
IBM Crunches Internet Of Things Data
News  |  4/29/2013
IBM MessageSight appliance connects sensors, mobile devices for machine-to-machine data capture and real-time analysis.
British Police Haven't Solved Tech Problems
News  |  4/29/2013
Police languish with old BlackBerrys and no easy way to coordinate tech efforts while the government's promised central crime-fighting organization is no where in sight.
Explore Frontiers Of Social Business At E2
Commentary  |  4/29/2013
Making collaboration and community technologies speak your language is just one example of the still-untapped potential of global social business.
Is Google Bad For Your Brain?
Commentary  |  4/26/2013
When a tool becomes indispensable, it becomes a crutch. Don't forget how to think on your own.
All Thumbs? Tablet Keyboard Promises To Help
News  |  4/26/2013
Kalq, soon available for Android devices, re-orders the keyboard layout to speed typing with two thumbs.
Windows 8 Sells Best On New Tablets
News  |  4/25/2013
New reports reveal what Microsoft would not in its recent earnings meeting: Windows 8's 7.5% share of the tablet space is around double its overall market penetration.
Attend E2, Conquer Your Enterprise Challenges
Commentary  |  4/25/2013
Social, mobile, cloud and big data all can help you move more quickly and reach new customers. For the latest wisdom on how, join us at the E2 Conference in Boston.
Actian Acquires ParAccel, Fuel Behind Amazon RedShift
News  |  4/25/2013
Actian adds a high-scale distributed database to a portfolio that already includes Vectorwise, Ingres, Pervasive and Versant.
British Startup Targets 'White Van Man'
News  |  4/25/2013
Powered Now offers tablet-based administration solutions to U.K.'s small service businesses.
EMC's Pivotal Plan: Brilliant Or Crazy?
News  |  4/25/2013
Pivotal's ambitious plan promises next-generation cloud computing, big data, application-development and analytics capabilities. Can it succeed?
Microsoft Store Slashes Windows 8 Device Prices
News  |  4/24/2013
Windows 8 devices with touchscreens are getting more affordable. But with new, more powerful models on the horizon, is now the time to buy?
NASA Uses Smartphones As Satellites
News  |  4/24/2013
Three PhoneSats, powered by HTC Nexus One and Samsung Nexus S, launch into space as a lower cost alternative to traditional satellites.
U.K. CIOs Must Modernize, Report Warns
News  |  4/24/2013
Two new reports say business and government organizations aren't making good use of modern technology.
U.K.'s Biggest Social Media Fans: The Middle Aged
News  |  4/24/2013
People ages 55 to 64 drove increase in social media profiles last year, says Ofcom study. One in seven U.K. citizens still isn't interested in the Internet, though.
CA's Future: DevOps, Mobile, Analytics Key, CEO Says
Commentary  |  4/23/2013
Mike Gregoire says company has an edge in big data analytics because it already looks at massive amounts of network, system, security and application management data.
U.K.'s Prized Creative Industry At Risk, Study Says
News  |  4/23/2013
British creative industry must ramp up technological innovation or risk being left behind, says think tank.
5 Social Blunders Job Hunters Must Avoid
Commentary  |  4/23/2013
Are you oversharing or undersharing on social networks? Job hunters should understand the social behaviors that may concern potential employers.
Skykick Tackles Microsoft Office 365 Migration Headaches
News  |  4/23/2013
Startup promises to reduce the pain for IT providers that help SMBs move from on-premises Exchange environments to Office 365.
Nokia 928 From Verizon Hits In May
News  |  4/23/2013
Latest Windows Phone will be the first Nokia flagship sold by Verizon Wireless.
Infor Bets $500 Million On Enterprise App Refresh
Commentary  |  4/23/2013
Infor cranks out new user interfaces and social and cloud options for its enterprise apps to take on SAP, Oracle and Microsoft.
Higher Education Taps Teambox For Social Collaboration
News  |  4/22/2013
Teambox, as a task-oriented, cloud-based social collaboration tool, is a flexible option for collaborative learning and other campus projects.
VA Goes Paperless To Eliminate Claims Backlog
News  |  4/22/2013
Federal agency expects new IT system to process and track veterans' disability claims more quickly.
Google To U.K.: Don't Snipe About Our Tax Rate
News  |  4/22/2013
Google CEO dismisses complaints of low corporate taxes, says Britain should be grateful for the economic boost the company provides.
U.K. Government CloudStore Sales Spike 300% In March
News  |  4/22/2013
Cloud-based government IT procurement model appears to be gaining steam after a slow start.
British Increasingly Use Smartphones To Visit Government Websites
News  |  4/19/2013
23% of visits to government websites are now from mobile devices, says IT trade association Socitm.
SAP Outperforms Oracle With Steady Financial Results
News  |  4/19/2013
SAP reports 13th consecutive quarter of double-digit growth as core applications lag but sales of Hana, cloud and mobile grow.
Chicago CIO Pursues Predictive Analytics Strategy
News  |  4/19/2013
The city's IT team is using open source to build an analytics platform aimed at predicting and preventing big city problems.
New York City Builds On Its Technology Base
News  |  4/19/2013
An expanding IT infrastructure and tech-savvy workforce are evidence of the Big Apple’s emergence as a global tech center.
Hitachi, Manchester NHS Partner On Health IT
News  |  4/19/2013
Greater Manchester National Health Service division taps Hitachi expertise for "informatics technology to manage and improve patient care and population health."
Microsoft Office, Server Sales Fuel Strong Earnings
News  |  4/19/2013
Microsoft's financials showed a strong, diversified company. Windows 8 concerns aren't going away, though, and neither are questions about the company's long-term influence.
Amazon's Vogels: Big Data Belongs In The Cloud
Commentary  |  4/19/2013
Amazon CTO Werner Vogels predicts real-time analysis and "invisible" Hadoop capacity on demand are the future of big data computing.
IBM Sales Dragged Down By Missed Deals
News  |  4/18/2013
IBM blames revenue shortfall on sales execution issues, but analysts ask whether the cloud is driving structural changes in IT spending.
5 Big Wishes For Big Data Deployments
Slideshows  |  4/18/2013
Big data project leaders still hunger for some key technology ingredients. Starting with SQL analysis, we examine the top five wants and the people working to solve those problems.
London IT Firm Offers Teens Practical Tech Training
News  |  4/18/2013
Bright Technology's eight-week course gives teens hands-on experience in building computers, programming and even interacting with customers.
When Tragedy Strikes, It's Not Social Business As Usual
Commentary  |  4/18/2013
In the aftermath of tragic events, respect and restraint should guide organizations on social media.
Microsoft Earnings: 5 Questions
News  |  4/18/2013
Microsoft needs to explain its plans for Windows and the declining PC market. Here are five key issues that require answers.
BlackBerry 10.1 SDK Points To New Features
News  |  4/18/2013
BlackBerry's new 10.1 software development kit shows off what's next for the smartphone platform.
Windows Blue: Restoring The Start Button Isn't Enough
News  |  4/18/2013
Many consumers also resent that Windows 8 forces them to boot to its tablet-focused Live Tile interface. Is Microsoft listening?
Intel Buys Mashery For API Management Expansion
News  |  4/17/2013
Mashery manages APIs for Aetna, Best Buy and The New York Times.
Navy To Digitize Shipboard Medical Imaging
News  |  4/17/2013
Agfa to supply digital radiography, PACS, speech recognition technology for 42 U.S. ships to connect to Walter Reed radiologists. New tech replaces metal plates.
8 Ways Microsoft Could Save Windows 8
Slideshows  |  4/17/2013
Windows 8's coming-out party was a bust. How should Microsoft revive its flagging Windows franchise?
DOD Moves Forward With Cloud Broker Plans
News  |  4/17/2013
DISA gets "initial operating capability" to act as Defense Department's cloud services broker, as DOD strives to simplify military groups' acquisition of cloud services.
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