Premium-Inhalt. :: Deploy a social commerce tool that can help online fashion retailer Tobi forecast the results of social media promotions and boost revenue.
Premium-Inhalt. Business users everywhere these days seem to be losing their collective minds and going rogue. Not in the inimitable style of a certain former governor of Alaska, but in the combative style of impatient teenagers who want what they want when they want it. (That would be now.)
Premium-Inhalt. Apple makes a lot of noise about the size of its iOS app store, and there's something to be said for selection, sure. But in my view, having the most apps isn't the same as having the best apps, and I generally like what I get with Android more. Of course, that's not an objective statement about the merits of the two platforms; it's a subjective, personal preference. But one thing I don't like about Android's App Market is its slightly-too-open open-door policy on app submissions. That's why I download my these days.
Premium-Inhalt. The CEO has fallen head over heels for his iPad. The marketing team has set up shop on every social media site known to man. The sales group has secretly purchased its own software-as-a-service subscriptions. Meanwhile, the VP of operations is wondering whether there isn't something better out in the cloud that the company could use to run its supply chain.
Premium-Inhalt. Sure, some is the result of unmet technology needs. Other times, it's just the product of misunderstanding or miscommunication.
Premium-Inhalt. According to our biannual tech priorities survey, spending on mobile and wireless continues to rise, with 54 percent of CIOs planning to increase budgets in that area, up ten percent from January. Tablets in particular seem to be gaining ground--55 percent of the 261 respondents plan spending increases there.
Premium-Inhalt. Ruby on Rails creator David Heinemeier Hansson version 3.1 of his open-source Web application development framework, adding new features that should speed the rendering of Web pages for users.
Premium-Inhalt. Apple is reportedly trying to track down an iPhone prototype lost by a company employee at a San Francisco bar – an incident that sounds an awful lot like the high-profile lost-then-sold iPhone prototype scandal from last spring.
Premium-Inhalt. A programming glitch in Apple's OS X operating system is making it hard for Mac users to tell their computers not to trust digital certificates, exacerbating an ongoing security problem with a Dutch certificate authority that was recently hacked.
Premium-Inhalt. LAS VEGAS - Hurricane Irene mattered not to NYSE Euronext's large data center, which is built on land high enough to avoid 100-year floods and just about everything else.
Premium-Inhalt. Some of us GamePro staffers are with Kairosoft, the creators of Game Dev Story, Hot Springs Story, and that can slowly eat away hours and days of free time.
Premium-Inhalt. A 43-year-old former Akamai employee has pleaded guilty to espionage charges after offering to hand over confidential information about the Web acceleration company to an agent posing as an Israeli consular official in Boston.
Premium-Inhalt. As Linux fans know, there are two kinds of hackers: the good guys who develop free software, such as the Linux kernel, and the bad guys who break into computers.
Premium-Inhalt. Make your first line your bottom line by telling the executives, in a nutshell, what you are proposing, why you're proposing it, and exactly what you want from them: Funding? Support for an organizational change? Product approval? Executives are short on time. They want you to get right to the point.
Premium-Inhalt. Don't we all sometimes wish we could be cloned? As a mom of two small boys with a full-time job editing this magazine, I dream daily of being duplicated.
Premium-Inhalt. Employees no longer rely on IT to provision and deliver technology. Data center functions are outsourced; workers increasingly use social media, mobile tools, the cloud, and video to bypass IT. Many CIOs are concerned they they're losing control of their domain. Welcome to the "empowered era."
Premium-Inhalt. How a CIO talks to other business leaders about planning and implementing enterprise architecture (EA) makes a huge difference to the success of the effort. But all too often, the discussion becomes a soup of technical jargon and business buzzwords. A simple, coherent message is key.
Premium-Inhalt. Mike Relich, CIO of Guess, wants to take the guesswork out of mobile computing. He welcomes mobile devices of all sorts for corporate use, charging his team to find ways around any processing power, presentation or security issues.