Industry en To be everywhere, does your company need a bot strategy? <div class="field-deck"> Microsoft, Facebook, and more are better that chatting with AI is the next big thing in business </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>As phone screens get bigger and high-speed connectivity becomes more ubiquitous in many parts of the world, some of the brightest minds in tech are positing something a little strange: That chat bots are going to be play a big role in the future of computing.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Industry Wed, 13 Apr 2016 14:56:00 +0000 167661 at Crypto War cease fire: DOJ finds way into iPhone without Apple's help, order vacated <div class="field-deck"> DOJ has San Bernardino order vacated, but other cases working way through court </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>It appears the mysterious third party that promised a way to access locked iPhones has come through: The order stating Apple must decrypt the iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino shooters has been vacated, at the request of the Department of Justice.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Industry Mon, 28 Mar 2016 21:50:00 +0000 166281 at <p>The J. Edgar Hoover building, headquarters of the FBI.</p> Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 by Aude Japanese Firm to Acquire Dell’s Consulting Business <div class="node-body article-body">As part of it's restructuring strategy, Dell is selling its consulting business to a Japanese firm.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Industry Dell Dell Mon, 28 Mar 2016 13:40:00 +0000 166201 at DOJ delays Apple fight after outside party offers help cracking iPhone <div class="field-deck"> Last minute filing could delay encryption standoff </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>In an iPhone&nbsp;encryption&nbsp;case that has pitted Apple against the FBI, the White House, and <a href="">every major presidential candidate</a>, there is at least one more last-minute twist: In a motion filed tonight, Department of Justice lawyers said that an &quot;outside party&quot; has approached the agency with what it claims is a method of unlocking the phone of one of the San&nbsp;Bernardino shooters &mdash; without Apple&#39;s help.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Industry Apple Apple Apple iOS Business Decision Maker encryption encryption iOS IT Manager security Security Tue, 22 Mar 2016 00:57:00 +0000 165801 at New breed of storage providers hopes garbage trucks need big data, too <div class="field-deck"> As the Internet of Things and Machine Learning pushes data needs to the limit, where will all the data live? </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>If a few years ago it seemed like cavernous hard disks might finally outpace the demand for places to put all our data, the tables have since turned &mdash; and a new breed of storage startups hopes to help your business buy some room to grow.</p> <p>According to IDC, the global demand for storage was 4.4 zettabytes in 2013 &mdash; but <a href="">that demand is projected to skyrocket to 44 zettabytes by 2020</a>.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Industry amazon Amazon Azure Azure Database Administrator Google Google IT Manager storage storage Fri, 18 Mar 2016 15:45:00 +0000 165551 at What kind of resources are most useful to you? <div class="node-body advpoll_binary-body"><p>We&#39;re always trying to figure out which kinds of information are the most valuable for you to succeed.&nbsp;When researching new products,&nbsp;what form of content do you find most useful?</p> </div><form action="/poll/03092016" accept-charset="UTF-8" method="post" id="advpoll-voting-binary-form-0" class="advpoll-vote"> <div><div class="poll"> <div class="advpoll-available-choices"> <div class="vote-choices"> <div class="form-radios"><div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-2101-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-2101"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-2101" name="choice" value="2101" class="form-radio" /> Ebooks</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-2111-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-2111"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-2111" name="choice" value="2111" class="form-radio" /> Whitepapers</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-2121-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-2121"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-2121" name="choice" value="2121" class="form-radio" /> Video</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-2131-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-2131"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-2131" name="choice" value="2131" class="form-radio" /> Case Studies</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-2141-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-2141"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-2141" name="choice" value="2141" class="form-radio" /> Infographics</label> </div> </div> </div> </div> <input type="hidden" name="ajax" id="edit-ajax" value="" class="ajax" /> <input type="hidden" name="nid" id="edit-nid" value="164831" class="edit-nid" /> <input type="submit" name="op" id="edit-vote-binary-0" value="Answer" class="form-submit" /> <input type="hidden" name="form_build_id" id="form-w3-yw_3aTVQSqq5dE_DGydPQJ0cImkFrW8dzZBT-1rY" value="form-w3-yw_3aTVQSqq5dE_DGydPQJ0cImkFrW8dzZBT-1rY" /> <input type="hidden" name="form_id" id="edit-advpoll-voting-binary-form" value="advpoll_voting_binary_form" /> </div> </div></form> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> Industry Wed, 09 Mar 2016 20:31:21 +0000 164831 at IBM undergoes "massive" layoffs in Global Technology Services (GTS), other divisions <div class="node-body article-body"><p>IBM is positioning itself as a leader in cloud and artificial intelligence, but on the way there it&#39;s making some painful cuts.</p> <p>Yesterday, numerous employees reported that the company was undergoing a massive layoff &mdash; or as IBM calls it, a Restructuring Action &mdash; in which it is making deep cuts across the company, particularly in Global Technology Services (GTS), where it had previously announced coming eliminations.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Industry cloud cloud IBM IBM IT Manager layoffs layoffs Systems Administrator Fri, 04 Mar 2016 15:05:00 +0000 164231 at With new feature, WhatsApp wants to be in your business <div class="field-deck"> Facebook's messaging giant slowly gears up to enter the world of business </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Shadow IT just got a little more shadowy, as WhatsApp unrolled a new feature that allows the easy passing of PDFs among its one billion users.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Industry IT Manager Thu, 03 Mar 2016 14:46:00 +0000 164191 at What'd you think of the Android ad during the Oscars? <div class="node-body advpoll_binary-body"><p>For an Oscars that had a lot of surprises, one short was hailed as a surprise winner: Android, with a commercial that tugged on the heartstrings by touching on everything from friendship and bullying to the first day of school with a twist on a traditional schoolyard game.<iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" src="" width="560"></iframe> What did you think of the ad?</p> </div><form action="/poll/02292016" accept-charset="UTF-8" method="post" id="advpoll-voting-binary-form-1" class="advpoll-vote"> <div><div class="poll"> <div class="advpoll-available-choices"> <div class="vote-choices"> <div class="form-radios"><div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-2071-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-2071"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-2071" name="choice" value="2071" class="form-radio" /> Loved it</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-2081-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-2081"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-2081" name="choice" value="2081" class="form-radio" /> It was OK.</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-2091-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-2091"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-2091" name="choice" value="2091" class="form-radio" /> Not a fan.</label> </div> </div> </div> </div> <input type="hidden" name="ajax" id="edit-ajax-1" value="" class="ajax" /> <input type="hidden" name="nid" id="edit-nid-1" value="163841" class="edit-nid" /> <input type="submit" name="op" id="edit-vote-binary-1" value="Answer" class="form-submit" /> <input type="hidden" name="form_build_id" id="form-SQJ_VrP_zDq-EpYgb5E80WuXfR9ZUv2Al8Y-8v_hSo8" value="form-SQJ_VrP_zDq-EpYgb5E80WuXfR9ZUv2Al8Y-8v_hSo8" /> <input type="hidden" name="form_id" id="edit-advpoll-voting-binary-form-1" value="advpoll_voting_binary_form" /> </div> </div></form> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> Industry Mon, 29 Feb 2016 14:18:09 +0000 163841 at TechNet Virtual Conference 2016 - Brought to You by IT/Dev Connections <div class="node-body page-body"><p><a href=""><img alt="tvc" class="alignnone size-full wp-image-51321" height="250" src="" width="960" /></a> <style type="text/css">iframe#videoPlayerIframe { border: 0px solid white; height: 6500px; /* this is a guess of the default size of the live player page */ overflow: hidden; padding: 0px; /* not sure if this is needed */ width: 590px; } </style> <script type="</p></div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Industry Wed, 24 Feb 2016 12:24:04 +0000 163361 at