Applications Index

Streaming Analytics: Business Value From Real-Time Data
By Jaikumar Vijayan | Applications Article Published on February 23, 2015
Streaming analytics is a step forward from traditional data analytics – and a much needed one as business moves ever faster.
100 Open Source Apps for Windows
By Cynthia Harvey | Applications Article Published on February 17, 2015
Many of the open source development, big data, backup and other tools on our list have a tie to Microsoft.
Best Linux Software of All Time
By Matt Hartley | Applications Article Published on February 09, 2015
Ten top picks for best Linux software to get the most from your desktop.
Data Lakes
By Christine Taylor | Applications Article Published on February 02, 2015
Data lakes improve business analytics and BI by integrating results from multiple knowledge sources.
Data Lakes Demystified
By Jaikumar Vijayan | Applications Article Published on January 28, 2015
Before diving into a Data Lake, first see if this Big Data concept makes sense for your company. Plus: the Hadoop connection.
Big Data: Ready to Fill Your Data Lake?
By Andy Patrizio | Applications Article Published on January 22, 2015
The latest concept in Big Data, a Data Lake stores vast amounts of unprocessed data for future processing.
35 Must Have Android Apps for Professionals
By Pam Baker | Applications Article Published on January 21, 2015
From a business card maker to call recorder -- Android apps to help professionals be more efficient and productive. Paid and free Android apps.
Are Linux Graphic Apps Ready for Professionals?
By Bruce Byfield | Applications Article Published on January 21, 2015
If you answer "No" then your impressions about Linux graphic applications need updating.
50 Open Source Mobile Tools
By Cynthia Harvey | Applications Article Published on January 20, 2015
Some of the best open source mobility management solutions, mobile security applications, mobile development tools and mobile apps for workers.
Why Linux Isn't Winning Over Mac Users
By Matt Hartley | Applications Article Published on January 12, 2015
Resistance to Linux among Mac users is considerable, but some Linux applications get the job done.
Big Data: 9 Steps to Extract Insight from Unstructured Data
By Guest Author | Applications Article Published on January 07, 2015
When Data scientists analyze unstructured data, they need to make sense of disparate data sources.
Open Source Software List: 2015 Ultimate List
By Cynthia Harvey | Applications Article Published on January 05, 2015
The ultimate open source software list, including games to website editors, office tools to education – more than 1,200 open source applications.
Twenty Big Data Startups to Watch
By Andy Patrizio | Applications Article Published on December 17, 2014
Big Data is moving beyond mere Hadoop deployment, and these companies are showing some innovation.
UI Woes Slam the Brakes on Mobile App Projects
By Pedro Hernandez | Applications Article Published on December 11, 2014
Half of all mobile app development projects run into trouble due to user interface issues.
My Favorite Linux Applications and Desktops
By Bruce Byfield | Applications Article Published on December 09, 2014
Forget the headlines. It's the everyday Linux apps that make free and open source software something to celebrate.
Do Your Data Systems Speak the Same Language?
By Guest Author | Applications Article Published on December 05, 2014
When a company's data systems use different formats, challenges result. Investing in data interoperability can be well worth the expense.
Business Intelligence Software: Where It's Headed
By Andy Patrizio | Applications Article Published on December 01, 2014
Business intelligence software may be overshadowed by Big Data, but BI remains as relevant as ever.
Enterprise SaaS Goes Mission Critical: Gartner
By Pedro Hernandez | Applications Article Published on November 25, 2014
The research firm expects on-premise software to make up just 18 percent of deployments by 2017.
Google Sends Android to Work with Divide BYOD App
By Pedro Hernandez | Applications Article Published on November 21, 2014
After acquiring the MDM specialist, Google releases an invite-only edition of the Divide app.
Top 20 Big Data Companies
By Drew Robb | Applications Article Published on November 20, 2014
These Big Data companies are the ones to watch as Big Data plays an ever expanding role in business.