Applications Index

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.
100 Open Source Replacements for Expensive Applications
By Cynthia Harvey | Applications Article Published on November 18, 2014
Enterprises, SMBs and home users can see significant savings with these open source alternatives to popular software.
Convirture Backs Up OpenStack Cloud
By Sean Michael Kerner | Applications Article Published on November 05, 2014
Riding the OpenStack wave, the data backup technology provides an automated policy driven approach.
LibreOffice vs. OpenOffice: Why LibreOffice Wins
By Bruce Byfield | Applications Article Published on October 27, 2014
When comparing LibreOffice with OpenOffice, there are eleven clear reasons why LibreOffice is superior.
35 Essential Android Apps for Daily Use
By Pam Baker | Applications Article Published on October 27, 2014
The essential Android apps you must have every day, from weather to maps to entertainment to news. Plus: a remote desktop app – yes, that’s a must have app.
4 Big Data Strategies IT Should Steal from Marketers
By Jeff Vance | Applications Article Published on October 23, 2014
The Big Data strategies employed by marketers may in fact lead the larger market toward Big Data adoption.
The Truth About Big Data
By Pedro Hernandez | Applications Article Published on September 26, 2014
Gartner dispels some myths about big data and its effect on an organization's IT operations.
Revolutionary New App Replaces All Business Communication
By Mike Elgan | Applications Article Published on September 24, 2014
The Talko app has the potential to change business by integrating myriad communication streams into one platform.
50 Noteworthy New Open Source Projects
By Cynthia Harvey | Applications Article Published on September 19, 2014
Open source projects for privacy, mobility, big data and the Internet of Things are key themes on this year's list.
Red Hat Acquires FeedHenry for $82 Million to Advance Mobile Development
By Sean Michael Kerner | Applications Article Published on September 18, 2014
Red Hat jumps into the mobile development sector with a key acquisition.
How IBM's Watson Could Do For Analytics What Search Did for Google
By Rob Enderle | Applications Article Published on September 18, 2014
IBM’s freemium move with Watson is an aggressive push to enlarge the Big Data analytics market.
Combining Big Data and Cloud: Transforming IT and Business
By Larry Marion | Applications Article Published on September 16, 2014
Despite challenges, combining Big Data and cloud computing delivers huge business value.
Mozilla Looking to Go Cross Platform for Development
By Sean Michael Kerner | Applications Article Published on September 12, 2014
HTML is supposed to be cross platform, so what not have a cross platform web development tool?