Applications Index

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.
How New York Beat Silicon Valley in Fintech Funding in Q1
By Pedro Hernandez | Applications Article Published on July 06, 2016
It helps that Wall Street calls New York home, but a concerted effort by the area's financial firms to partner with technology startups is cementing the city's reputation as a fintech hub.
The 6 Drivers of Analytics ROI
By Larry Marion | Applications Article Published on July 05, 2016
A data-driven culture and the tools to support that environment – including self-service – deliver superior results, indicates a trio of recent surveys. There’s a continuing role for IT, too.
The Benefits of Adopting DevOps in Your Enterprise
By Andy Patrizio | Applications Article Published on June 30, 2016
The benefits of DevOps are clear – as long as your firm truly adopts the development process.
Analytics Everywhere: Insight in the Digital World
By Guest Author | Applications Article Published on June 28, 2016
In a digital world, the winning organizations will be the ones that successfully find new customers, discover new markets, and pursue new revenue streams using digital channels.
9 Best Practices for DevOps
By Cynthia Harvey | Applications Article Published on June 23, 2016
DevOps best practices don’t just happen – it’s a cultivated strategy. Experts offer these best practices tips for enterprises adopting a DevOps approach.
5 Steps to Manage Risk in a Big Data Environment
By Guest Author | Applications Article Published on June 13, 2016
The rewards for big data analytics can be great, but so are the risks.
Artificial Intelligence Software: 45 AI Projects to Watch
By Cynthia Harvey | Applications Article Published on June 13, 2016
Artificial intelligence software is on the rise: Many of the devices and services we use every day are powered by artificial intelligence – and AI software is getting smarter all the time.
EMC Releases UniK Software for Cloud and IoT App Deployments
By Pedro Hernandez | Applications Article Published on May 25, 2016
The open source software tool turns application code into lightweight bootable images called unikernels.
DevOps Tools: 20 Top Tools for Successful DevOps
By Andy Patrizio | Applications Article Published on May 23, 2016
DevOps tools go hand in hand with the best practices in software development – along with the necessary discipline.