Columns Index

Should Your Business Switch to Open Source?
By Matt Hartley | Columns Article Published on April 16, 2018
A guide to the reasons and practices that businesses employ when they switch to open source software.
HP And the Importance Of An Integrated Privacy Screen
By Rob Enderle | Columns Article Published on April 13, 2018
The privacy screen will grow to become one of the most powerful security features for notebooks and tablets.
Preparing for a Data Science Transformation
By Guest Author | Columns Article Published on April 03, 2018
In an era where Artificial Intelligence is reshaping the way we do business, and where technology is only as smart as the analytics that powers it, it’s now widely understood that data science gives organizations a clear competitive edge.
Adobe, NVIDIA Redefine Reality with Sensei, RTX
By Rob Enderle | Columns Article Published on March 30, 2018
The combination of real-time photorealistic ray tracing and AI could revolutionize several industries.
Salesforce Makes Its Biggest Bet on APIs and Data Integration
By Jeffrey Kaplan | Columns Article Published on March 22, 2018
The real power in the cloud market is quickly shifting to those vendors that can facilitate the most cost-effective flow of data across applications in an increasingly connected and complex world.
IBM Think: Showcasing A Company Designed to Evolve
By Rob Enderle | Columns Article Published on March 16, 2018
At next week's Think event, IBM's prowess with artificial intelligence, quantum computing and Power Systems will be on display.
Addressing The Skills Shortage in Data Management
By Guest Author | Columns Article Published on March 14, 2018
Businesses handling data face a lack of workers, yet a handful of tangible steps can attract more, and more qualified, employees.
Blockchain, or How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
By James Maguire | Columns Article Published on March 13, 2018
Blockchain is hailed by business as a kind of magic, and its potential for disruption is in fact massive. Is that a good thing?
Windows vs Linux in 2018
By Matt Hartley | Columns Article Published on March 12, 2018
Despite the current core differences between Windows and Linux, choice of operating system is largely determined by non-technical factors. And yet the OSes have key technical differences that offer users significantly different experiences.
Cisco: Blending Social Responsibility with Long-Term Business Growth
By Rob Enderle | Columns Article Published on March 02, 2018
The networking giant's efforts around the Olympic games demonstrate that it's possible to do well by doing good.
Will iPhone Problems End Apple's Winning Streak?
By Mike Elgan | Columns Article Published on February 16, 2018
Grappling with challenges, Apple could release a revamped iPhone X and entice the enterprise with offerings around integration, security, cloud services and A.I.
Oracle’s Cloud: Perception vs. Reality
By Rob Enderle | Columns Article Published on February 14, 2018
Oracle has announced some impressive cloud computing capabilities. Will those promises be enough to attract customers?
Is WINE Linux Enterprise Friendly?
By Matt Hartley | Columns Article Published on January 22, 2018
The WINE software can useful, but faces some key challenges for a long term approach.
Cisco: Applying Decades of IT Knowledge to the Connected Car
By Rob Enderle | Columns Article Published on January 18, 2018
Connected and autonomous vehicles will need far better and safer networks. Will they be built?
Recreating ERP in the Cloud
By Jeff Kaplan | Columns Article Published on January 17, 2018
Businesses must confront their biggest enterprise application challenge in the era of digital disruption – revamping their enterprise resource management (ERP) systems to keep up with the times.
Linux Microsoft Office Alternatives
By Matt Hartley | Columns Article Published on January 16, 2018
There are a wide array of Linux alternatives to Microsoft Office, including options available with varied levels of docx support.
Debian vs. Linux Mint: The Winner Is?
By Matt Hartley | Columns Article Published on January 09, 2018
A point by point comparison of the Debian and Linux Mint Linux distributions. Which one is best for you?
AppZen's AI-Based Expense Approval (Or How to Take the Fun out of Audit)
By Rob Enderle | Columns Article Published on December 20, 2017
Artificial intelligence can make it a lot harder to cheat on your expense report — and that could have very positive benefits for corporate culture.
The Open Source Funding Conundrum in 2018
By Matt Hartley | Columns Article Published on December 18, 2017
Amid the attitude of "open source means no cost," how can open source applications that lack enterprise support pay their bills?
AMD Makes Epyc Move on Microsoft Azure
By Rob Enderle | Columns Article Published on December 06, 2017
The processor manufacturer now has a beachhead in the lucrative cloud computing infrastructure market.