Content tagged with Digital Business - posted in November 2013 - InformationWeek

InformationWeek is part of the Informa Tech Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them.Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

IoT
IoT
Content tagged with Digital Business
posted in November 2013
NASA Launches Online Tech Licensing Tool
News  |  11/27/2013
QuickLaunch streamlines the licensing of more than 30 of the space agency's technologies.
Enterprise IT Groups Need To Share More
Commentary  |  11/25/2013
The crowd now has the power and IT can no longer dictate how customers interact with a business. Here are tips for joining the sharing revolution.
Stop Butchering The English Language
Commentary  |  11/25/2013
Solutioning, diarizing, and zerotasking have lurched into the business lexicon -- but must go, says a former CIO. Weigh in with your own linguistic peeves.
6 Ways CIOs Can Stay Ahead Of Customers
Commentary  |  11/25/2013
Always-on social and mobile customers have the power to upend your company. Here's how to come out on top.
10 IT Job Titles We Miss
Slideshows  |  11/25/2013
IT veterans pick their favorite -- largely obsolete -- job titles of yesteryear. Join us on a 20-year-stroll down memory lane.
How CIOs Can Help Build A Millennial Enterprise
Commentary  |  11/25/2013
Here are a few ways: Build an enterprise app store, gamify your company, and support as much consumer technology as possible.
Cisco's Chambers Pivots, Avoids Reality
Commentary  |  11/25/2013
Customers in the Open Networking Foundation beg to differ with the Cisco CEO's assertion that advanced networking "can't be done in software."
IT Must Deliver Visual, Mobile-Friendly Data Analytics
News  |  11/25/2013
IT groups are demanding easy-to-use data analytics software that also yields accurate predictions, and vendors are listening, according to InformationWeek's new survey on analytics and BI trends.
Xbox One Key To 'One Microsoft'
Commentary  |  11/23/2013
Microsoft's Xbox One isn't just about taking over the living room. It's a proving ground for CEO Steve Ballmer's "One Microsoft" vision.
Windows Azure Outage Avoids Xbox One Catastrophe
News  |  11/22/2013
Microsoft's cloud services, including Xbox Live, were disrupted Thursday due to a DNS error.
Consumer Privacy Protections Need Review, GAO Tells Congress
News  |  11/22/2013
A congressional research report concludes that the patchwork of consumer privacy laws needs national review to reflect the increasing industry use of consumer information.
Lessons From A Successful Government Data Site
Commentary  |  11/22/2013
The success stories of Recovery.gov and FederalReporting.gov demonstrate that the government can and does get things right.
Microsoft Gets Snarky With Google Via Swag
News  |  11/22/2013
Microsoft's Scroogled campaign tries selling shirts, mugs, and hats to attack perceived Google privacy threats. Will this sell people on Bing?
5 Ways Mobile Marketers Can Hold Consumers' Attention
Commentary  |  11/22/2013
In a multiscreen world, marketers have to work harder to keep consumer focus. Consider these tips to minimize distractions.
Big Data: Big Threat Or Big Lie?
Commentary  |  11/21/2013
CIOs can help shape big data's image by defining how government and business should use it.
3 Surprising Trends Among 'Pacesetter' Cloud Adopters
News  |  11/21/2013
IBM's latest global research on cloud computing kicks out a few unexpected correlations.
Infor CEO Charles Phillips Talks Enterprise Apps
News  |  11/21/2013
Oracle veteran Charles Phillips says business users expect enterprise app agility, mobility, and consumer-grade interfaces. But is IT on board?
Google Launches Gadget Showrooms
News  |  11/20/2013
Pop-up outlets called Winter Wonderlabs will open soon in six cities around the US.
Apple-Samsung Trial: Millions At Stake
News  |  11/20/2013
A jury is deciding how much more to reward Apple for patents it says Samsung violated. Samsung is already on the hook for $600 million.
Salesforce.com Is Dreaming About The Internet Of Things
Commentary  |  11/20/2013
Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff needs to help companies figure out how to make money off connected devices and people.
Distributed Databases: Stop Stalling
News  |  11/20/2013
Your current RDBMS may well be perfectly functional. But big data and the nature of work mean it won't be for long. Then what?
SAP CEO Envisions Younger, Greener, Cloudier Company
Commentary  |  11/20/2013
Bill McDermott is trying to change SAP's conservative, ERP-centric image for millennial employees and buyers.
Consumer Tech Gives Small Businesses Big Shoulders
Commentary  |  11/20/2013
When my furnace guy treats me the way a tech-savvy enterprise would, I know the world has changed.
Cyber Insecurity: When Contractors Are Weak Link
Commentary  |  11/20/2013
Government and defense contractors play a crucial role in protecting sensitive information. But the evidence suggests they are losing the battle.
Creating A Marketplace For Public-Private Innovations
News  |  11/19/2013
Former US Transportation Department CIO Nitin Pradhan discusses why he established GOVonomy to match government needs with innovative technology startups
25 Ideas To Improve Government – From Citizens
News  |  11/19/2013
Finalists in an event by Code For America and MindMixer offer ideas on how technology could help local communities.
APIs: Why You Need A Strategy Now
News  |  11/18/2013
As software eclipses hardware, it's dawning on enterprises that they need API programs. Here's where to begin.
10 Signs Your Enterprise Software Vendor Will Survive
Commentary  |  11/18/2013
Worried about the future of your enterprise software vendor? These 10 signs indicate a vendor is in it for the long haul.
5 Top Social Media Trends For 2014
News  |  11/18/2013
What's next in the realm of Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and social business? See if you agree with our experts.
Welcome To The New InformationWeek
Commentary  |  11/15/2013
We're leaving behind the old, one-way publishing model of business technology journalism and pioneering an approach that emphasizes community and true multiway discourse.
CIO Leadership Calculus
Commentary  |  11/15/2013
How the mathematics of collaboration can improve CIOs' chances for success leading their organizations and themselves.
10 Best Business Books Of 2013
News  |  11/15/2013
Polish your leadership skills and hone your business know-how with the best books of the year.
10 Agile Skills CIOs Need To Manage Change
Commentary  |  11/15/2013
Cloud services, mobility, and digital disruption have upended the traditional methods of handling change within a company.
GPS Backup Plans Still Incomplete
News  |  11/15/2013
Agencies tasked with developing backup plans for federally run GPS systems are making insufficient progress.
Why Cloud APIs Don't Matter
Commentary  |  11/15/2013
Rich Wolski, known for his work at Eucalyptus Systems, argues that architectural features that define how each cloud works are more important than a cloud's APIs.
Cisco's Chambers: Rival White Box Model 'Fatally Flawed'
Commentary  |  11/15/2013
In a wide-ranging interview, the Cisco CEO acknowledges an industry battle ahead but insists his company's architectural approach will prevail.
Want Big Data Success? Hire a Biologist
Commentary  |  11/15/2013
Not all data scientists need a math or economics background. It's time to think outside the box come hiring time.
Why IT Groups Shouldn't Act Like Commies
Commentary  |  11/15/2013
Totalitarian systems create black markets of shadow IT and silos that don't serve the greater good.
Beyond Watson: 3 Techs That Depend On Artificial Intelligence
Commentary  |  11/15/2013
Don't think AI is just the stuff of sci-fi. It can pay off for your business.
Stop Worrying About The CIO Role
Commentary  |  11/15/2013
The role of the CIO is evolving, thanks to customer-facing technologies like analytics and the cloud. Successful execs must embrace change to drive company growth.
How PayPal Got Its Swagger Back
News  |  11/15/2013
PayPal CTO explains how the move to OpenStack and a more agile development process put the mojo back in PayPal's product line.
Master Of The Digital Domain
Flash Poll  |  11/15/2013
Welcome To The New InformationWeek
Welcome To The New InformationWeek
InformationWeek Videos  |  11/13/2013
Find out about the "why" behind the new InformationWeek redesign.
Tivo Research Analytics Masters Big TV Data
Tivo Research Analytics Masters Big TV Data
InformationWeek Videos  |  11/13/2013
How Tivo mashes up big data from set-top boxes, supermarket registers, and prescription claims.
Opera Solution Scales Big Data Science
Opera Solution Scales Big Data Science
InformationWeek Videos  |  11/13/2013
Arnab Gupta, founder and CEO of Opera Solutions, shares customer successes with unstructured big data.
MetLife Drives NoSQL & Mobile Innovation
MetLife Drives NoSQL & Mobile Innovation
InformationWeek Videos  |  11/13/2013
MetLife is leapfrogging competitors with a mobile social app and a portal that uses big data to "paint a picture" of customers.
Why The CIO Is Marketing’s Best Friend
Why The CIO Is Marketing’s Best Friend
InformationWeek Videos  |  11/12/2013
Why mobility, CRM, and innovation have made the relationship between the CIO and CMO vitally important.
Getting Into NYCDOT's 'Mobile First' Mindset
Getting Into NYCDOT's 'Mobile First' Mindset
InformationWeek Videos  |  11/12/2013
How the city's use of "mobile first development" with HTML5 is creating snappy mobile apps.
Moore’s Law Can No Longer Save You
Moore’s Law Can No Longer Save You
InformationWeek Videos  |  11/12/2013
Howard Rubin explains why technology is growing faster than advances in electronics can reduce costs.


The State of Cloud Computing - Fall 2020
The State of Cloud Computing - Fall 2020
Download this report to compare how cloud usage and spending patterns have changed in 2020, and how respondents think they'll evolve over the next two years.
News
How GIS Data Can Help Fix Vaccine Distribution
Jessica Davis, Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps,  2/17/2021
Commentary
Graph-Based AI Enters the Enterprise Mainstream
James Kobielus, Tech Analyst, Consultant and Author,  2/16/2021
Slideshows
11 Ways DevOps Is Evolving
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer,  2/18/2021
Register for InformationWeek Newsletters
Video
Current Issue
2021 Top Enterprise IT Trends
We've identified the key trends that are poised to impact the IT landscape in 2021. Find out why they're important and how they will affect you.
White Papers
Slideshows
Twitter Feed
Sponsored Live Streaming Video
Everything You've Been Told About Mobility Is Wrong
Attend this video symposium with Sean Wisdom, Global Director of Mobility Solutions, and learn about how you can harness powerful new products to mobilize your business potential.
Sponsored Video
Flash Poll