Office 365, Slack Gain Enterprise Users: Study
Microsoft's Office 365 is the most popular off-the-shelf cloud application, while Slack is the fastest growing among business customers, according to a report from Okta, an identity and mobility management service provider.
Microsoft Shrugs Off iPad Pro Threat
Apple is going after Windows PC users with its smaller iPad Pro. Will the updated device pose a threat to Microsoft? Redmond says it isn't worried.
NASA Software Audit Reveals Budgetary Black Hole
The complex software designed to help launch NASA's SLS system is more than a year behind schedule and wildly over budget. The agency is currently on track to spend over $200 million developing its own code for the project.
Microsoft Surface Hub Finally Starts Shipping
Microsoft's Surface Hub promises to revolutionize the way companies collaborate and communicate, but are businesses ready to pay a hefty price to do so? The giant, Windows 10-based device starts at $9,000.
8 Hot Software Skills To Keep Your Career On Track
Looking for work in tech right now? Looking for ways to expand your role at your current job? I've put on my prognosticator's cap for a look at which software is worth your time. You'll find content management systems, 3D modeling, and programming frameworks in the mix. If you're a hiring manager, it's worth a look to see which software is being used, and where.
MDM Vs. MAM: Best Choice For Mobile Management
When deciding between mobile device management (MDM) or mobile application management (MAM), enterprises should consider factors including number of in-house employees, compliance requirements, and data security.
11 Tips For Successful Self-Service BI And Analytics
As more businesses attempt to compete with data, more people within their organizations must be able to gain insight from it. End-user requirements are changing rapidly, often at a faster pace than their employers' ability to deliver sound solutions. Here are a few ways to avoid compromising long-term benefits for short-term gains.
As Docker Turns 3, CEO Predicts Unabated Growth
Not even VMware invaded the data center as quickly as open source container supplier Docker has in its first three years. In an interview with InformationWeek, CEO Ben Golub offers his vision for the future.
Best, Worst States For Tech Jobs: CompTIA
In its 27th annual Cyberstates study, CompTIA tells us which states experienced the most growth in the number of tech jobs in 2015, and which ones saw declines. See where your state lands.
SAP HANA Vora Connects Enterprise To Hadoop, Spark Data
SAP HANA Vora, released to general availability this week, delivers on SAP's promise to connect traditional enterprise analytics tools to the vast data stored in Hadoop and Spark. The company also announced open source contributions to the Apache Spark ecosystem.
Oracle Showcases Cloud Revenue Growth In Q3
Oracle highlighted its big cloud growth for both PaaS and SaaS offerings during the company's third quarter of its fiscal year. Oracle executives used the company's quarterly earnings release and call with analysts to position its cloud business against rivals Salesforce and Workday.
CHIME, HeroX Patient ID Challenge Gains Momentum
CHIME launched a prize to fix a stubborn data problem in the healthcare industry. More than 300 companies and individuals have registered to receive more information about the contest, with judging set to begin in May.
9 Hot Big Data And Analytics Startups To Watch
Hadoop recently celebrated its 10th birthday, advanced analytics have become even more sophisticated, and a plethora of startups have arisen to help organizations wrangle all the data and pull out insights. With all that in mind, here are nine big data and analytics startups to watch.
10 Ways Predictive Analytics Improves Innovation
From drug discovery to price optimization, across virtually every industry, more companies are using predictive analytics to increase revenue, reduce costs, and modernize the way they do business. Here are some examples.
iPhone Encryption Battle: Feds Launch Latest Salvo
The government's impatience is evident in its third filing asking for Apple's cooperation in unlocking the iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino terrorists. The document is a point-by-point rebuttal that reads like the government taking a final, very deep breath before it completely loses its temper.
Ballmer: Linux No Longer A Cancer
Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, who infamously once declared Linux a "cancer," has now had a change of heart and applauded the company's latest moves to embrace the open source platform.
Tableau Grabs Superfast Database With HyPer Buy
Tableau Software has acquired HyPer, an early stage database company that provides an engine for transactional data and analysis. Tableau will integrate the technology into its own product to add transactional capabilities to its own software.
IBM Job Cuts Affect 14,000 Workers, Analyst Firm Estimates
Financial analyst firm Bernstein has estimated that at least 14,000 workers will be affected by IBM's Q1 job cuts. IBM has declined to provide details on the size of a "workforce rebalancing" effort, which employees have said began March 2.
IBM's Watson Lands A Job With KPMG
KPMG, the global global tax auditing and advisory firm, aims to use Watson's cognitive computing capabilities to look at volumes of data that, from a human standpoint, would be impossible to manage.