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Malware-as-a-Service
Keith Dawson  
6/29/2012   17 comments
Researchers have discovered a new service offering -- criminals customizing cyberattack tools and hosting in a MaaS package.
Macs & Malware
Keith Dawson  
6/28/2012   26 comments
Apple recently acknowledged (sort of) that Macs are not immune to malware. Here's why it's past time to run AV on Macs.
Step Up to Automation & Orchestration
Leigh Carpenter  
6/27/2012   17 comments
The pressure is on to build your on-premises cloud. Here's how to get started.
The CIO Must Evolve
Keith Dawson  
6/26/2012   17 comments
A survey by The Economist Intelligence Unit confirms some important trends we've been watching.
Facebook Agrees to 'Sponsored Stories' Climbdown
Keith Dawson  
6/25/2012   38 comments
The social network will let users choose not to be featured in advertising, pay $20 million, and forego at least $103 million in revenue.
More Funding Urged for Catching Cybercriminals
Keith Dawson  
6/22/2012   26 comments
Research undertaken for the UK Ministry of Defence concludes that we spend too much on defensive technology and not enough on police work.
Microsoft's 'Surface' Tablet / PC
Keith Dawson  
6/21/2012   21 comments
Microsoft's move is a bold one on many fronts, but the success of Surface is far from assured.
Sony's Agility: 'Don't Touch That Dial'
Pierre DeBois  
6/20/2012   11 comments
Here's how Sony can leverage its money-losing TV business to regain its erstwhile agility and reputation.
Amazon AWS: From Strength to Strength
Keith Dawson  
6/19/2012   16 comments
Amazon introduces free cloud support, bolsters premium support services, and gains the endorsement of a rival's co-founder.
Microsoft to Buy Yammer for $1.2B
Keith Dawson  
6/18/2012   18 comments
Startup could bring enterprise social networking cred to the world's largest software company.
ICANN's Dot-Anything Plan Advances
Keith Dawson  
6/15/2012   28 comments
Applications to control some 1,930 new top-level domains have been publicly revealed.
Social Business by Design
Keith Dawson  
6/14/2012   21 comments
Meet the men who wrote the book on social business.
SOA: Good, but Not Perfect
Eric Christiansen  
6/13/2012   25 comments
SOA needs standards and implementations with deeper and more complex scalability features if it is to succeed in enterprise SaaS.
The Essence of Agility
Keith Dawson  
6/12/2012   13 comments
Joi Ito delivers nine guidelines for staying agile in an era of escalating disruption.
Internet Evolution Educates on IBM PureSystems
Keith Dawson  
6/11/2012   7 comments
Our sister site is running seven days of executive education with perspectives and context around IBM's expert integrated systems.
Agility Lessons From the LinkedIn Breach
Keith Dawson  
6/8/2012   37 comments
LinkedIn is reeling from a password breach, whose aftermath is still unfolding. The company has made mistakes, both in security best-practices and in communicating with affected users after the fact.
Google's Quickoffice Bolsters Mobile, Constrains Microsoft
Keith Dawson  
6/7/2012   20 comments
Google bought Quickoffice, hemming in Microsoft and rendering Google Drive / Apps suddenly more attractive.
Consistency & the Cloud
Eric Christiansen  
6/6/2012   15 comments
If your application will ever become big and/or distributed, you need to understand eventual consistency.
When Big-Data Becomes Toxic
Keith Dawson  
6/5/2012   12 comments
Does more frequently sampled data always contain more noise and less signal? Nassim Taleb seems to believe so.
APIs Are NOT Copyrightable
Keith Dawson  
6/4/2012   21 comments
The Oracle v. Google case wraps, with all the legal legs knocked out from under Oracle.
Mobile Device Management From the Trenches
Keith Dawson  
6/1/2012   12 comments
If your employees are BYOD (and they surely are), you need MDM. Here is some advice from practitioners who have been down that road.
Arguing for IT Service Management
Keith Dawson  
5/31/2012   23 comments
IT service management, or ITSM, promises to help make IT as a whole more agile and help it supply true business value to the enterprise.
Netflix Streaming in the Clouds
Mark Helfen  
5/30/2012   36 comments
Netflix has bet their business on the cloud, trying to gain economic advantages, operational flexibility and agility, and developer productivity.
Box Beefs Up for the Enterprise
Keith Dawson  
5/29/2012   14 comments
The business-focused file sharing and syncing service tries to distance itself further from the consumer brands.
Facebook Should Do the Following
Keith Dawson  
5/25/2012   72 comments
We put on our community's thinking cap and begin designing Facebook's next steps.
Government Access to Cloud Data
Keith Dawson  
5/24/2012   52 comments
Think the Patriot Act gives the US government a unique level of access to your data in the cloud? A new study says it's not so.
Next-Gen IT
David Coursey  
5/23/2012   33 comments
Next-gen IT breaks down the divide separating IT and users, especially new user-developers. If this isn't your idea of fun IT, be prepared to get run over. It's IT 2.0.
Desktop-as-a-Service
Keith Dawson  
5/22/2012   31 comments
These cloud suppliers can fill the bill when all you need is a Windows desktop.
Facebook's Post-IPO Agility
Keith Dawson  
5/21/2012   45 comments
Two questions arise following the social network's IPO: How can it justify its valuation, and what should it spend its new money on?
Staffing for Big-Data Analytics
Keith Dawson  
5/18/2012   22 comments
The Agile Way to Do Mobile Development
Keith Dawson  
5/16/2012   13 comments
The debate about the supremacy of native apps or Web-based apps is over. Both won.
Measuring IT Service Capability & Quality
John Edwards  
5/16/2012   10 comments
Researchers propose a better way of evaluating IT service providers. The new model has quality as its main theme.
Going Whole Hog With BYOD
Keith Dawson  
5/15/2012   12 comments
VMWare jumps right in, mandating BYOD for 6,000 US employee phones. Tablets and laptops are next.
Defining Big-Data
Keith Dawson  
5/14/2012   26 comments
One way to tell that a technology is immature is that people don't agree on its definition.
Mobility & the Risks of BYOD
Keith Dawson  
5/11/2012   18 comments
Evidence has been growing that every company needs a bring-your-own-device policy; here is some more.
Oracle v. Google: Are APIs Copyrightable?
Keith Dawson  
5/10/2012   30 comments
The jury punted on the critical issue of fair use, and the judge needs to rule on the more central question of whether APIs can be copyrighted in the first place.
Patents Considered a Drain
Karl Hakkarainen  
5/9/2012   19 comments
Patents can be a drag on an early-stage startup.
Getting Away With Stealing Software
Keith Dawson  
5/8/2012   23 comments
Two court rulings last month have made it hard to prosecute anyone for stealing software developed for solely in-house use, or other corporate data.
Tablets in IT's Future
Keith Dawson  
5/7/2012   23 comments
The BYOD madness won't abate anytime soon, if tablet projections are to be believed; but there are benefits to IT too.
Apple Rejecting Apps That Use Dropbox
Keith Dawson  
5/4/2012   16 comments
A strict, some say overreaching, interpretation of the App Store's terms of service.
Agility on Display in Online Advertising
Keith Dawson  
5/3/2012   18 comments
The online ad business is growing fast and its moving parts are constantly shifting.
The Steady Road to Agility
Pierre DeBois  
5/3/2012   10 comments
Ford demonstrates one way traditional companies can leverage technology to become more agile.
Datacenters Multiply in the Frozen North
Keith Dawson  
5/2/2012   8 comments
The Nordic countries intend to capitalize on their renewable energy and cool climate.
Pure Applications Kills in Vegas
Tom Murphy  
5/1/2012   16 comments
IBM shows off an impressive Pure Applications as the high note of its Impact 2012 keynote session.
Unintended Consequences of the Cloud
Keith Dawson  
5/1/2012   10 comments
Interesting and unexpected things can happen when cloud services interact, especially across disparate clouds.
Source-Code Breach a Cause for Worry
Keith Dawson  
4/30/2012   17 comments
VMWare has confirmed that a hacker stole and posted some 2004-era source code for ESX.
Impact 2012: This Won’t Stay in Vegas
Tom Murphy  
4/29/2012   10 comments
PureSystems may be the show-stealer as IBM hosts Impact2012 in Las Vegas this week.
A Primer on the Social Enterprise
Keith Dawson  
4/27/2012   19 comments
Social media consultant Sara Roberts lays down the law about what works and what doesn't as an organization becomes more social.
Cloud Encourages a Service Orientation in IT Integration
Jim Frey  
4/27/2012   5 comments
Service-oriented IT shops, especially those embracing cloud, are discovering the benefits of cross-domain teaming.
Agile Like Disney
Keith Dawson  
4/26/2012   41 comments
The Disney Institute has a lot to teach us about agile customer service and efficiency in handling crowds.
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Researchers have discovered a new service offering -- criminals customizing cyberattack tools and hosting in a MaaS package.
Apple recently acknowledged (sort of) that Macs are not immune to malware. Here's why it's past time to run AV on Macs.
The pressure is on to build your on-premises cloud. Here's how to get started.
A survey by The Economist Intelligence Unit confirms some important trends we've been watching.
The social network will let users choose not to be featured in advertising, pay $20 million, and forego at least $103 million in revenue.
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