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December, 2012


December 20, 2012  5:20 AM

BlackBerry 10: magnum opus or magnificent octopus?

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Uncategorized

With the BlackBerry 10 launch almost a month away now on the 30 January 2013, the "excitement" is growing for what may (or may not be) RIM's magnum opus. The Computer Weekly Developer Network spoke to William Vablais, head of developer relations EMEA...

December 13, 2012  6:23 AM

RIM: developers like us “broadly and significantly”

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
BlackBerry, RIM

Research In Motion (RIM) has released the "gold" build of the BlackBerry 10 developer toolkit with all the final tools, components and APIs to build apps for the BlackBerry 10. NOTE: Launch date for the BlackBerry 10 will be January 30, 2013 RIM says that "top" application...


December 12, 2012  7:12 AM

ERP is dead, long live two-tier ERP

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
ERP, NetSuite, SAP

As SAP has been grabbing the lion's share of the ERP headlines in recent weeks, it seems only fair and just to look a little further afield. Updates on the ERP newswires today even feature commentary on the fact that some of SAP's products are now being certified for use with Oracle's Database...


December 11, 2012  4:00 AM

Gaming supercomputers tackle HIV/AIDS research

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Games, GPU, Supercomputer

Reports suggest that Graphic Processing Units (GPUs) made by Nvidia are helping scientists advance their HIV/AIDS research. Researchers in Barcelona have simulated the behaviour of the initial crucial step in the HIV maturation process, which starts the infectious phase of HIV. By providing this...


December 10, 2012  8:10 AM

Top predictions, about IT predictions, for 2013

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
BYOD, cloud, Mobile Application Development, Social business

'Tis the season to be jolly and spread good cheer throughout the land. Plus of course... 'tis also the season to produce a "what to expect in 2013" press release. As a collective group of individuals all hell bent on all looking for "the next big thing", it's no surprise to find that we use...


December 6, 2012  3:01 PM

Enterprise social networking is ALREADY the ‘next big thing’

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
IBM, Social business

As technology industry observers, stakeholders, practitioners and (dare we say it) even press and analysts, we are always searching for the 'next big thing'. If we can predict the next paradigm shift, the next sea change of positive disruption or the next strategic inflexion point then we can...


December 6, 2012  7:18 AM

Is Gartner teaching us to brush our tongues?

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Gartner

Technology analyst firm Gartner has been charging its "let's coin a new industry buzzword" division with additional pre-Christmas duties this month and it appears that the team has been nothing if not productive. The next challenge for the IT department means war. From CIOs to application...


December 4, 2012  2:24 PM

Salesforce: multi-tenant apps paved the way to cloud

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
cloud, on-demand, Salesforce.com

Not quite an 'end of 2012' story (but they won't be far off), it appears that salesforce.com will soon be hanging out the bunting (not sure if they do that in San Francisco) to celebrate its first "billion transaction day" on the salesforce platform. To put this into perspective, salesforce's...


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