Applications Index

How Microsoft Measures Open Source Success
By Sean Michael Kerner | Applications Article Published on September 26, 2016
Wim Coekaerts, VP of Enterprise Open Source at Microsoft, discusses some of the metrics behind Microsoft's open source strategy.
Top 20 Artificial Intelligence Companies
By Guest Author | Applications Article Published on September 20, 2016
These artificial intelligence companies are advancing this emerging tech through myriad variations on AI systems.
Top 10 Open Source CRM
By Matt Hartley | Applications Article Published on September 19, 2016
Choosing the top open source CRM for your needs requires carefully considering features, function, licensing and support.
Data Storytelling: Why Visualization is only Half the Story
By Guest Author | Applications Article Published on September 16, 2016
By taking a wider view of data storytelling, you can provide stakeholders with the big picture in a way that’s relevant and engaging.
7 KDE Apps You Should Know About
By Bruce Byfield | Applications Article Published on September 13, 2016
Although you can start using them reasonably quickly, these KDE applications seem to cram every feature that could be possibly relevant into their windows.
Enterprise IoT vs. Consumer IoT
By David Needle | Applications Article Published on September 08, 2016
Enterprise IoT requires manageability and security to a degree not always required in consumer IoT.
Virtual Reality’s Future: 7 Key Trends
By Andy Patrizio | Applications Article Published on September 06, 2016
From smell-o-vision to faster networks, the future of virtual reality is bound to significantly impact society in profound ways.
Best Linux Distros for Developers
By Matt Hartley | Applications Article Published on September 06, 2016
The best Linux distros for developers offer advanced work flow, among other sophisticated qualities.
Top 20 Enterprise Mobile Apps
By Guest Author | Applications Article Published on September 01, 2016
These handy enterprise mobile apps help you work more efficiently, productively, and are easy to use on the go.
Virtual and Augmented Reality Market Set to Explode
By Pedro Hernandez | Applications Article Published on August 16, 2016
IDC predicts that after raking in over $5 billion this year, vendors will cross the $160 billion mark in 2020.
Thunderbird Email: In-Depth
By Matt Hartley | Applications Article Published on August 15, 2016
Thunderbird email is one of the most influential email clients in computer history, offering a range of advantages over other email clients.
Top 25 Big Data Companies
By Andy Patrizio | Applications Article Published on August 09, 2016
These Big Data companies, while offering contrasting visions, are the leaders in the rapidly growing field of Big Data vendors.
Linux Media Creation: Top Apps
By Matt Hartley | Applications Article Published on August 08, 2016
Linux media creation has no lack of highly functional apps, as this survey of Linux media apps demonstrates.
What CIOs Should Know About Blockchain
By Pedro Hernandez | Applications Article Published on August 04, 2016
Another day, another technology trend. Before diving in head first, here's what Gartner has to say about the blockchain revolution.
Comparing Big Data Solutions
By Andy Patrizio | Applications Article Published on July 21, 2016
Comparing Big Data solutions requires first understanding its role in your organization, then breaking down the specific tasks the Big Data solution will perform.
Analytics Driving Enterprise IoT Deployments
By Pedro Hernandez | Applications Article Published on July 20, 2016
Organizations are jumping on the Internet of Things bandwagon to help make sense of big data, but sometimes their efforts are falling short.
50 Top Open Source Marketing Applications
By Cynthia Harvey | Applications Article Published on July 19, 2016
These open source marketing automation, graphic design, CRM, ERP, ecommerce and content management apps offer an alternative to costly proprietary software.
CIOs Are Leading the Business Analytics Charge
By Pedro Hernandez | Applications Article Published on July 15, 2016
Although there may be some debate about who in the C-suite should lead an organization's data analytics efforts, CIOs are likelier to land in that role.
32-Bit Ubuntu Alternatives
By Matt Hartley | Applications Article Published on July 11, 2016
Not everyone is thrilled about Ubuntu's decision to stop supporting 32-bit systems, but there are options.
Pros and Cons of Artificial Intelligence
By Andy Patrizio | Applications Article Published on July 07, 2016
People fear artificial intelligence, but balancing AI pros and cons suggests it's a necessary evil – and even vital in places.