Features Index

Tech Comics: Finally Agile
By Oliver Widder | Features Article Published on July 22, 2016
We've worked on Agile practices -- and we think we've succeeded. Kind of.
Comparing Big Data Solutions
By Andy Patrizio | Features 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.
Cloud Will Have a $1 Trillion Impact on IT Spending by 2020: Gartner
By Pedro Hernandez | Features Article Published on July 21, 2016
Enterprises are shifting more of their workloads to the cloud and it's having an effect on how they pay for IT.
50 Top Open Source Marketing Applications
By Cynthia Harvey | Features 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.
IBM Grows Cloud Revenues in 2Q16
By Sean Michael Kerner | Features Article Published on July 19, 2016
Cloud is increasingly becoming a core part of Big Blue's business.
Top 6 Desktop Linux Blunders
By Matt Hartley | Features Article Published on July 18, 2016
Linux blunders are the responsibility of the entire Linux community, and these top ones need to be addressed.
Tech Comics: 'Sirious' Problems
By Oliver Widder | Features Article Published on July 15, 2016
Is Siri really listening to you when it matters most?
CIOs Are Leading the Business Analytics Charge
By Pedro Hernandez | Features 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.
How to Select a Big Data Solution: Video Roundtable
By James Maguire | Features Article Published on July 14, 2016
A group of top thought leaders discuss elevating Big Data solutions, including how to assess factors like feature set and user interface.
Digital Transformation a Struggle for More Than Half of Enterprises
By Pedro Hernandez | Features Article Published on July 14, 2016
A slight majority of organizations are having a tough time modernizing their business processes and obtaining the benefits that comes with it.
PC Shipments Rose in the U.S. During Q2
By Pedro Hernandez | Features Article Published on July 12, 2016
Although the overall PC market is still in the doldrums, there are some bright spots, according to IDC's latest analysis.
Rethinking Software Development in IoT
By Jeff Kaplan | Features 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.
Mirantis Embracing Kubernetes and Containers for OpenStack Cloud
By Sean Michael Kerner | Features Article Published on July 11, 2016
Mirantis is working on shifting its Fuel cloud deployment and management tool to be container-based.
32-Bit Ubuntu Alternatives
By Matt Hartley | Features Article Published on July 11, 2016
Not everyone is thrilled about Ubuntu's decision to stop supporting 32-bit systems, but there are options.
Tech Comics: System Requirements (Sigh)
By Oliver Widder | Features Article Published on July 08, 2016
Updating your system requirements is not always a satisfying experience.
Pros and Cons of Artificial Intelligence
By Andy Patrizio | Features 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.
TCE: The Secret Sauce EMC Brought to the Dell Merger
By Rob Enderle | Features Article Published on July 06, 2016
EMC's exemplary customer loyalty processes are already making their way into Dell.
IoT Security: What IoT Can Learn From Open Source
By Bruce Byfield | Features Article Published on July 05, 2016
Businesses are hugely concerned about IoT security, yet nothing indicates that IoT security levels have improved in the last few years.
The 6 Drivers of Analytics ROI
By Larry Marion | Features 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 | Features 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.