Traditional databases are prima donnas and resource hogs, writes Nick Booth on CloudPro. Hard to argue--though several of his supporting sources have every monetary incentive to shovel dirt on the mainframe's grave.
The weather outside truly has been frightful. No problem, right--today's enterprise has rich communication and collaboration options, from IM to file sync. That may be true, according to Stephen Leaden, but unified communications is a viable business continuity solution only if you've put some forethought into it.
An expert panel discussion at DeveloperWeek in San Francisco tackled "emergent APIs" and offered practical advice on building API-centric products and services.
"Digital," oddly enough, is a stick often used to beat CIOs over the head in the current business environment.
Why Microsoft is cutting prices even further and possible reasons why...
Survey says the enterprise as a whole is unhappy with their WAN infrastructure and yet, only 15 percent of the IW survey respondents indicate plans to grow their WAN capacity. Where's the disconnect?
Evernote says integration with third-party products via API makes customers 50 percent more likely to buy Evernote's premium version.
The business world continues its awakening to the idea that apps have to be usable, or nobody will use them.
Staying current is key to taking advantage of what technology has to offer, because, you know, new is better than old.
"Traditional IT" dies every few years anyway, if you define it narrowly enough. Remember dumb terminals, punchcards, sneakernet, programming in C?