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SAP spices up its predictive analytics and visualization apps

Highlights of the update include Hadoop support and a tie-in to BusinessObjects

How Google's tiff with certificate authorities can impact you

Certificate authorities want Google to give websites more time to make security changes before issuing warnings through the Chrome browser

Are your co-workers killing your productivity?

No tech worker is an island. A recent productivity impact study reveals work efficiency is impacted negatively by co-workers

Betting big on the 'SMAC stack'

The notion of combining social, mobile, analytics and cloud into one integrated architectural pipe is gaining traction

Apple Watch: The Internet of things' new frontier

A combination of liquid computing technology, smart focus, and compelling interface shows the right way forward

Dell's 'virtual smartphone': Too much, too late

Dell shows off clever ideas for enterprise mobile device management, but system may be too top-heavy and Dell-centric

Microsoft rolls out Delve information and people discovery tool for Office 365

Delve, formerly code-named Oslo, taps into Office Graph machine learning capabilities and maps connections between co-workers, documents, and data

iOS 8's hidden revolution goes way beyond the iPad and iPhone

Handoff, Touch ID, extensions, HealthKit, CloudKit, and HomeKit are all part of a larger plan that moves liquid computing forward

Fixes flood in for iOS and Android email -- but they aren't broken

A raft of email clients for iOS and Android offers interesting ideas, but none provides a compelling complete package

4 no-bull things Google for Work needs to do to win the enterprise

Here are four steps Google must take if Google for Work is going to edge out Microsoft Office and Exchange in the workplace

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Selecting the Right Reporting Technology

Today, dynamic reports have emerged as the most visual, widely used and impactful part of enterprise applications. In order to... more

Applications Features

To build or to buy IT applications?

The oldest question in IT keeps getting more complicated as new options emerge. Here's how MCI, Motorola, Visa, and others... more

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