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  • Amazon Web Services Sharpens Focus on Public Sector

    Hardly content to rest on its laurels, Amazon is adding clients in the government, education and nonprofit sectors, vying for public-sector contracts and looking to build its apps marketplace into a research and development hub.

    Written by Kenneth Corbin27 June 14 03:47
  • Facebook Takes Another Swipe at Snapchat With Slingshot

    Facebook is taking another run at Snapchat. This time with an app that works more like a boomerang than a slingshot. The app's unique features and silly sounds make for a playful experience, but CIO.com's Matt Kapko writes it's also an awkward, unnatural and never-ending way to live life in the moment.

    Written by Matt Kapko20 June 14 05:21
  • Why You Need to Load Test Your Website

    There are multiple approaches to load testing your website, but one thing is certain: Organizations that fail to see how their sites will handle sudden surges in traffic do so at their own risk.

    Written by Jen A. Miller18 June 14 23:58
  • Why mobile strategies are stalling at many enterprises

    CIOs know the value of having a mobile strategy. So why aren't companies doing it right? A study from Accenture sheds some light on why some companies aren't moving forward fast enough with their mobility initiatives.

    Written by Tom Kaneshige12 June 14 09:47
  • Snapchat Must Either Grow Up or Risk Disappearing

    Snapchat had a rough May, and that's even before taking into account the massive competitive threats it faces from Apple and Facebook. The company has a lot of growing up to do. And it better do it fast.

    Written by Matt Kapko11 June 14 23:27
  • How voice control will make the Internet of Things more human

    As the Internet of Things expands from the industrial environment to the home, more people will interact with connected devices. Expect the voice commands familiar to entertainment system and smartphone users to become the 'interface' for these smart devices.

    Written by J.D. Sartain11 June 14 01:47
  • The Next Heartbleed: 5 security vulnerabilities to watch

    By and large, the major websites hit by Heartbleed have recovered. So have the bad guys, who are undoubtedly plotting their next move. Here, security experts offer their take on five large-scale, Heartbleed-level vulnerabilities for which CIOs should prepare.

    Written by John Brandon10 June 14 00:57
  • Pinterest Pins Revenue Plans on Ad Targeting

    The digital pin-board of choice for more than 70 million users made two significant steps on the advertising front in as many weeks. With an expanded test of ad products and targeting now underway, you can expect to see more ads as the company aims at online marketers.

    Written by Matt Kapko31 May 14 03:26
  • Can digital rights management and the open Web coexist?

    The Netflix-backed Encrypted Media Extensions (EME) proposal, and recent revelations that requirements for DRM in HTML5 are confidential, have generated furor among advocates of the Open Web. Let's cut through the hyperbole.

    Written by Chris Minnick and Ed Tittel28 May 14 22:54
  • Are iPads Making the Grade on College Campuses?

    Apple has made a big push to get iPads in the hands of college students -- and productivity apps such as iWork and now Office for iPad are helping. But one university professor says tablets 'fall far short' of meeting the prerequisites for serious college coursework.

    Written by Tom Kaneshige16 May 14 06:58
  • How to Use OpenStack in Your Small Business

    The OpenStack cloud platform works well for companies that aim to deploy software or infrastructure as a service but remain wary of doing so using public cloud services. Here's how to find out if OpenStack is right for your business.

    Written by Paul Mah15 May 14 23:09
  • How to Ensure Your Social Media Privacy

    Living a genuinely private life in today's increasingly social and interconnected world requires an equal measure of patience, research and ingenuity. Of course, digital marketers say you worry too much.

    Written by Matt Kapko15 May 14 06:31
  • Why ABM Is Migrating from VMware to Hyper-V

    Facilities solutions specialist ABM has more than 100,000 employees and customers around the world, all served by a small IT team struggling to deliver IT services to its constituents. It needed to find a way to deliver IT services faster and cheaper and says virtualization with Hyper-V is the way forward.

    Written by Thor Olavsrud02 May 14 04:21
  • Cloud Apps Soar, CIOs Take on New Role

    As cloud apps become more business-critical, the CIO is emerging as the cloud services broker. In this new IT model, which is expected to expand rapidly in the next 12 months, CIOs can push cloud service providers to deliver detailed SLAs.

    Written by Tom Kaneshige02 May 14 03:01
  • 8 Tips to Improve Mobile Collaboration

    Mobile computing and workplace collaboration experts offer advice on how you can boost communication and productivity among your mobile employees.

    Written by Jennifer Lonoff Schiff01 May 14 04:11
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