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Using the 'platform' approach to organizational transformation

Organizations need all the competitive advantages they can find today, and one important opportunity is to turn traditional technology and business models into "platforms" of innovation.

Microsoft enables DLP on OneDrive for Business

Organizations can now limit the devices that will be allowed to synchronize with OneDrive for Business.

Apple aims at the enterprise with upcoming split-screen mode and multi-user support on the iPad, says report

Citing sources in the know, a new report on 9to5Mac claims that Apple could be ready to show off a new split-screen feature as early as next month.

Choosing IT investments that reward customers and drive profitability

According to data from the MIT Sloan Center for Information Systems Research, most IT investments have little, and sometimes negative, impact on financial performance. Leading organizations are adopting a customer-first approach to prioritizing IT investments, which is in turn driving new profits and efficiencies.

New Salesforce releases aim to improve community in the cloud

Salesforce, a leading player in the CRM space, has announced the release today of three new applications aimed at providing what it calls "the next generation of the Community Cloud."

MemSQL offers free version of its in-memory database to all

MemSQL Community Edition will be free and offers unlimited capacity, scale. 

Digital disruption threatens to change IT to its core

A great deal of lip service has been paid this year to digital transformation and its impact on the CIO, but no less critical is the topic of digital disruption, which requires that IT completely rethink the way it delivers service to the organization and its customers.

Top security pros seeing six-figure salaries on average

A new report from Dice reveals that top IT security pros with the right skills and certifications are getting filthy rich on the job.

Employees still visit dangerous sites at work, despite awareness of risk

Social media and adult content are among dangerous sites employees are willing to visit while at work.

Apple releases new 15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina laptop

Refreshed MacBook now comes with new Force Touch trackpad, better battery life and faster storage but no Broadwell microprocessor.

 

Microsoft's new Edge browser won't be on Android, iOS or OS X

Microsoft has confirmed that it is not currently looking at making its new Edge browser available on non-Windows platforms.

Retailers take 197 days to detect advanced security threats

The retail industry has been among the hardest hit when it comes to cyberattacks and data breaches. And no wonder, considering how unaware many victims are that they've been infiltrated.

Big Apple muscles in as hottest IT job market

Move over Silicon Valley. The new top market for IT pros is the Big Apple.

Tech firms petition Obama over mobile phone data privacy concerns

More than 140 technolocy companies have joined forces in urging President Obama to reject legislation that they say would create "backdoor access" to personal information stored on mobile phones.

5 skills employers want to see when hiring software developers

Hiring trends are always in flux, but here are five of the most in-demand skill sets in software development that IT employers are looking for in potential employees.

Report: There could be 410M Windows 10 PCs within 18 months

There could be as many as 410 million Windows 10 PCs within the first year and a half, if adoption of the free Windows 10 upgrade mirrors that of Windows 8.1.