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April 28, 2017
Blockchain use cases are cutting across industries and making use of a spectrum of technologies. Is it time to talk standards?
March 31, 2017
Vendors have taken cracks at turning phones into mobile thin clients before, but display protocol improvements and advancements in hardware make it more of a possibility now.
March 15, 2017
Streaming video services can reach vast audiences, provide meeting management, introduce employees to video capabilities and create a library of company knowledge.
February 24, 2017
The hype around 5G technology is crazy. That doesn't mean CIOs shouldn't get ready for it. Also, Google cracks SHA-1; Ryzen arrives; Yahoo discounted.
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In this excerpt from chapter four of Introduction to Social Media Investigation: A Hands-on Approach, author Jennifer Golbeck discusses privacy controls on social media. Continue Reading
Every step in the agri-food supply chain can benefit greatly from IoT in logistics, all the way from farmers maximizing output to reducing food wastage. Continue Reading
Channel partners active in hyper-converged infrastructure see an expanding set of use cases, although mission-critical applications may lag behind other HCI candidates. Continue Reading
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In this video, IBM's Pramod Achanta enumerates the benefits and challenges of implementing blockchain technology and offers pointers to identify blockchain's business use cases. Continue Reading
If your organization can identify with any of the object storage use cases noted here, it might be time to consider adding this technology to your storage portfolio. Continue Reading
Hyper-converged infrastructure systems aren't a good fit for small businesses or demanding workloads. Businesses must consider their needs before jumping into a new server stack. Continue Reading
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Deploying software robots that are truly helpful, and not just annoying or useless, takes some savvy. Experts share early lessons learned about this still-emerging technology. Continue Reading
Data from IoT devices offers great insight, yet is often underutilized. It's time to overcome the barriers that have stood in the way of leveraging it. Continue Reading
Experienced users of machine learning tools share how their organizations are using the technology to solve a variety of analytics problems in their businesses and for customers. Continue Reading
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As the use cases for the internet of things continue to expand into various sectors and the benefits of analyzing that data collected from IoT grow, the question of IoT data ownership and access privileges is coming to the fore. But we can't simply rely on traditional laws and regulations to set policies around IoT data, writes columnist and former CIO Harvey Koeppel. Instead, he says, we need a different way of thinking: one that will enable us to catch up with the fast evolution of IoT and other technologies.
In this SearchCIO handbook, Koeppel lists four broad, comprehensive questions around IoT data ownership that CIOs and IT execs should be considering and collaborating around to ensure not just their companies' success, but also the advancement of our society. In our second piece, CTO Niel Nickolaisen delves into why he thinks the "technology everywhere and in everything" world has moved IoT security and privacy to the top of CIOs' priority lists. In our last piece, Features Writer Jason Sparapani looks into two thorny IoT legal issues: data ownership and intellectual property rights.Continue Reading
HighVail, an IT consulting and professional services firm, helped Empire Life downsize its data center, migrate business applications and create a new disaster recovery site. Continue Reading
Companies that don't monitor the cost of cloud-based services could be in for a nasty surprise, warns Gartner analyst Mindy Cancila. Continue Reading