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  • Microsoft scrambles to simplify its licensing

    Microsoft is pledging dramatic improvements to its notoriously complex enterprise licensing, but experts are skeptical about the potential impact of the plan.

    Written by Juan Carlos Perez19 March 14 13:30
  • 5 Ways CIOs Can Rationalize Application Portfolios

    The pressure is mounting for CIOs and other IT leaders to help the business enable new disruptive technologies like mobile, social, cloud and big data, but many CIOs are struggling to do so because maintaining and supporting legacy applications consumes the lion's share of the budget. Here are five recommendations for rationalizing your application portfolio.

    Written by Thor Olavsrud14 March 14 12:54
  • 8 Ways Big Data and Analytics Will Change Sports

    The leading minds in sports convened in Boston last week at the annual MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference to share ideas about how big data will be a game-changer for fans, players, coaches, officials and front-office personnel.

    Written by Lauren Brousell13 March 14 17:44
  • How to Make Meetings More Productive

    With the right collaboration tools and an open-minded management team, the phrase 'productive meeting' doesn't have to be an oxymoron.

    Written by Sharon Florentine13 March 14 16:28
  • Eight eye-openers from Salesforce.com's annual report

    Last week, Salesforce.com reported its fourth-quarter and year-end fiscal 2014 results, announcing a major bump in revenue and even raising its guidance significantly. But the fast-growing cloud vendor is also continuing to post significant losses as it spends big on sales, marketing and acquisitions.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus07 March 14 17:44
  • 12 Ways to Disaster-Proof Your Critical Business Data

    How can you keep critical data safe when disaster strikes? There is no one magic answer, but there are steps your business can and should take to protect important files and applications in the event of a disaster.

    Written by Jennifer Lonoff Schiff04 March 14 21:41
  • Up-and-coming IT leaders focus on business customers

    Winners of the 2014 "Ones to Watch" awards -- administered by the CIO Executive Council -- say they're trying to reduce the distance between corporate IT and external customers.

    Written by Mary K. Pratt03 March 14 14:14
  • How Gamification Makes Customer Service Fun

    One company is using gamification to change the customer service paradigm from frustrating to fun -- and customers are loving it.

    Written by Sharon Florentine03 March 14 14:09
  • R resources at Computerworld

    From a beginner's guide to data-wrangling how-to and searchable collection of additional tutorials and videos, we've got you covered.

    Written by Sharon Machlis25 Feb. 14 11:29
  • Hey Microsoft, where's the next Mac Office?

    Microsoft is behind the schedule it used for the last several iterations of Office for the Mac, and has not breathed a word about its Mac intentions.

    Written by Gregg Keizer21 Feb. 14 12:25
  • Agile Comes to Data Integration

    Informatica is aiming to ease the pain of data integration with a new platform designed to allow businesses to rapidly prototype and validate before sending projects to development.

    Written by Thor Olavsrud19 Feb. 14 19:39
  • Personal Websites Give Job Seekers Greater Control

    If you are looking to land your next tech job, creating and promoting a personal website can help you control Google search results, better highlight relevant skills and provide an edge in a competitive job market.

    Written by Sharon Florentine19 Feb. 14 15:16
  • 11 project management tips for setting and managing expectations

    Project management experts discuss the best ways to set, manage and adjust expectations to ensure that projects don't veer off course - and they suggest what steps project managers should take if they do.

    Written by Jennifer Lonoff Schiff18 Feb. 14 13:46
  • MapR's New Hadoop Distribution Promises No-Risk Updgrade

    MapR's latest Hadoop distribution includes support for Hadoop 2.2 with YARN, but is also backward compatible with the MapReduce 1.x scheduler, promising organizations a risk-free upgrade path to the latest Hadoop architecture.

    Written by Thor Olavsrud17 Feb. 14 17:09
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