Columns Index

Data Storytelling: Why Visualization is only Half the Story
By Guest Author | Columns 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.
Handling IT and Data Integration in M&A: What the Borg Teaches Us
By Guest Author | Columns Article Published on September 15, 2016
It’s possible to integrate IT and data without a massive, multi-year project that requires an army of resources.
Citrix, Microsoft and Netscape: Revisiting History
By Rob Enderle | Columns Article Published on September 14, 2016
Citrix and Netscape chose opposite approaches to dealing with Microsoft, and things are working out much better for Citrix.
Modern Storage in a Container-Driven World: A Leap Beyond
By Guest Author | Columns Article Published on September 13, 2016
Self-contained development environments have launched storage out of the stone age of appliances and practices and into a whole new world.
The Best Linux Desktop for Work
By Matt Hartley | Columns Article Published on September 12, 2016
Your choice of best Linux distro for work depends on issues like support and release schedule. Plus: some Linux apps for work.
Study Suggests Insider Negligence In Ransomware Attacks
By Rob Enderle | Columns Article Published on August 30, 2016
Unless organizations—and their employees—begin taking security seriously, more successful attacks are likely to occur.
Google Fuchsia: Inside Google’s new ‘Fuchsia’ OS
By Matt Hartley | Columns Article Published on August 22, 2016
The Google Fuschia OS could be used for any number of purposes, from IoT to some kind of desktop/mobile OS.
How to Become a DevOps Engineer
By Guest Author | Columns Article Published on August 18, 2016
Companies are eager to hire DevOps engineers, and it is not unusual for salaries of $200,000 or more to be offered to DevOps team leaders.
Cisco’s Meeting Server: Fixing The Problem with Conferencing
By Rob Enderle | Columns Article Published on August 17, 2016
For too long, enterprise communication products from different vendors haven't worked well together. Cisco is starting to change that.
The 7 Best Linux Distros for Business
By Bruce Byfield | Columns Article Published on August 15, 2016
Choosing the best Linux distro for business requires you to fully understand how you'll be using it, then matching your needs with one of these top business Linux distros.
The Internet of Things of Enterprise Data
By Guest Author | Columns Article Published on August 04, 2016
In IoT, best practice enterprise governance addresses data quality issues, noncompliance, and data errors that can develop from malfunctioning machines.
Best Practice: How Cisco Revitalized Its Brand
By Rob Enderle | Columns Article Published on August 03, 2016
The networking giant has launched a new image campaign that is demonstrating impressive results.
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.