Columns Index

Why Blockchain Matters
By Guest Author | Columns Article Published on July 25, 2016
Blockchain offer opportunities for cost reduction and innovation, and some view it as having the potential to become the business equivalent of cloud computing.
7 Differences Between Linux and Windows: User Expectations
By Bruce Byfield | Columns Article Published on July 20, 2016
Clearly, Windows and Linux fulfill basic functions in exceptionally different ways.
Top 6 Desktop Linux Blunders
By Matt Hartley | Columns Article Published on July 18, 2016
Linux blunders are the responsibility of the entire Linux community, and these top ones need to be addressed.
Best Universal Package Manager for Linux?
By Bruce Byfield | Columns Article Published on July 13, 2016
Given that Linux needs a universal package manager for installing software, what's the best package manager?
Rethinking Software Development in IoT
By Jeff Kaplan | Columns Article Published on July 11, 2016
IoT demands new software development tools and techniques, and a growing number of companies are attempting to satisfy this need.
TCE: The Secret Sauce EMC Brought to the Dell Merger
By Rob Enderle | Columns Article Published on July 06, 2016
EMC's exemplary customer loyalty processes are already making their way into Dell.
The 6 Drivers of Analytics ROI
By Larry Marion | Columns 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.
Can Desktop Linux Conquer its Challenges?
By Matt Hartley | Columns Article Published on July 05, 2016
There continues to be a credibility crisis with the Linux desktop that could be addressed with better inclusion in the mainstream marketplace.
Is Canonical the Victim of High Expectations?
By Bruce Byfield | Columns Article Published on June 29, 2016
From being the darling of open source, Canonical is closely and cynically scrutinized, its motives constantly questioned.
Analytics Everywhere: Insight in the Digital World
By Guest Author | Columns 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.
Linux Practicality vs Activism
By Matt Hartley | Columns Article Published on June 27, 2016
Is Linux actually more practical than other OSes, or is there some higher minded reason to use it?
The Three Rules for a Successful Product Launch
By Rob Enderle | Columns Article Published on June 23, 2016
Successfully launching a new product requires careful planning and a full commitment to doing what needs to be done.
Android vs. iOS: Key Features Android Lacks
By Matt Hartley | Columns Article Published on June 13, 2016
Android certainly has advantages over iOS, though it clearly lacks by comparison on some key areas.
Intel Drives Real-Time Analytics to the Masses with Xeon E7
By Rob Enderle | Columns Article Published on June 06, 2016
The latest processor from Intel offers significant performance advantages for real-time analytics.
Chrome OS vs. Endless OS
By Matt Hartley | Columns Article Published on June 06, 2016
Whether the Endless OS can top Google’s Chrome OS is matter of personal preference – but Endless’s version of Ubuntu GNOME clearly has its advantages.
Why Ubuntu-based Distros Are Leaders
By Matt Hartley | Columns Article Published on May 31, 2016
Ease of use and depth of community are factors, but Ubuntu distros have other advantages as well.
What If Bill Gates Had Blended His Philanthropic Efforts With Running Microsoft?
By Rob Enderle | Columns Article Published on May 25, 2016
Can corporate efforts working in tandem with a foundation produce more results?
Is Ubuntu's Convergence the Future of Linux?
By Bruce Byfield | Columns Article Published on May 24, 2016
A common computing experience on all devices will be welcome, but only to a niche audience.
Android and ChromeOS: World Domination?
By Matt Hartley | Columns Article Published on May 23, 2016
Google's plans for Android and ChromeOS will most certainly have a massive effect on computing at many levels.
Choosing a Linux Desktop: 7 Tips
By Bruce Byfield | Columns Article Published on May 20, 2016
Choose a Linux desktop should be about finding the Linux environment that works best for your individual workflow.