From the Cloud to Virtualization, Software As a Service to Web Services, ideas seem to be everywhere all the time. Somewhere, somehow, someone needs to separate the wheat from the chaff. We’ve asked Matt Heusser to provide his insight and commentary on the prevailing issues for IT staff today.
Schneider Electric stands among the global frontrunners in energy management and automation. With an employee base of around 150,000 globally serving more than 100 countries, they are the pioneer in assisting them to streamline their energy and process in a much safer, reliable, sustainable, and eff…READ MORE
Before we start digging into the diskpart/Storage module functionality we need a disk to practice on. I don’t recommend using your machine’s system disk – bad things will happen.
The Hyper-V module has a New-VHD cmdlet so lets use that to create a disk to play with. The great thing abo…READ MORE
Industries of all kinds face governmental regulation. It’s the price of doing business in civilized societies. But how businesses approach regulations has enormous bearing on organizational success. We got a stark reminder of the huge gulf between acting “by the book” and, well, something more…READ MORE
I was talking with a friend last week about some shakeups at the company he is working for. This is a fairly well established company in Nashville, but they aren’t profitable yet and are in the process of taking another round of funding. This friend is seeing some instability in the company and is t…READ MORE
In Pennsylvania, health IT contributed to 889 medication mistakes in hospitals over a six month period from January 1, 2016, to June 30, 2016.
During this time period the Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority found that the majority of these medication mistakes were due to errors in hospitals’ co…READ MORE
Elon Musk’s recent penchant for an Instagram selfie has sent some of tech’s more skittish observers twitching in their seats.
The business magnate has his fingers in more pies than Little Jack Horner on a Mr Kipling factory tour, and many have the SpaceX, Tesla and Neuralink CEO pegged as t…READ MORE
Is this the phone loyal BlackBerry fans have been longing for? Inspect-a-Gadget goes hands-on with the BlackBerry KEYone, a super-secure Android smartphone with a trademark physical keyboard.
Although BlackBerry called time on its plummeting hardware business in September 2016, a licensing dea…READ MORE
An online training initiative promises to make information security accessible and understandable to journalists, confidential sources and whistleblowers.
Snowden’s revelations of the extent of UK and US state surveillance were a wake-up call to journalists, sources and whistleblowers to take i…READ MORE
Dell EMC has sold off another asset after its mega-merger.
Dell EMC last week spun out Spanning Cloud Apps to Insight Venture Partners, less than three years after EMC acquired Spanning for its cloud-to-cloud backup software. Insight added Spanning to its collection of backup companies, which inc…READ MORE
Job site glassdoor.com just posted its top 25 highest paying jobs in America and 11 of those jobs were in high tech. And more than half of those, 7 actually, were software related.
It’s a really good time to be in development, clearly, with software salaries rising almost as fast as demand. But b…READ MORE
Oracle has pushed itself further into the Docker community by allowing developers to now pull images of their flagship databases and developer tools through the Docker Store.
Effective immediately, developers can pull images of Oracle products including Oracle Database, Oracle MySQL, Oracle Java …READ MORE
As President Donald Trump’s administration considers changes to tax, healthcare and immigration laws, large technology companies are primed to feel some of the biggest effects.
The CEO of one such organization, Citrix, discussed the potential fallout in an interview with SearchEnterpriseDesktop.
In Singapore, where labour is scarce and expensive, automating work processes to improve our productivity and free up time for higher-value work seems like a no-brainer.
Yet, it is only in recent years that more companies, especially small and medium-sized enterprises, in the city-state are heedi…READ MORE
Isn’t it cool how you can search for a genre of music, run across a new-to-you recording artist, decide you like them, then be able to listen to a whole lot of their work? And then if you like them, you can buy their CDs or higher-quality recordings and keep them forever?
Wouldn’t it be cool …READ MORE
ColumnStore indexes are all the rage with data warehouses. They’re fast, they’re new(ish) and they solve all sorts of problems when dealing with massive amounts of data. However they can cause some issues as well if you aren’t very careful about how you setup your partitions on the ColumnStore ind…READ MORE
A data artist is a business analytics (BA) specialist who creates graphs, charts, infographics and other visual tools that help people understand complex data. Continued…
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“Visualization makes data accessible to a much wider audience, and that helps grow the analytics culture o…READ MORE
With its openly stated operational remit of ‘aggressive acquisitions’ (albeit positively aggressive), Oracle is (very) arguably a firm known for buying, swallowing, acquiring those companies it decides to consume.
With Oracle’s stewardship Java still very much in existence, not every report detai…READ MORE
In the run-up to the last UK general election in 2015, the Labour Party’s then shadow employment minister Stephen Timms pointed out that the target completion date for the Universal Credit welfare reform programme had “slipped four years in four years”.
In July last year, the secretary of s…READ MORE
Your data center provider is more likely than ever to have a southern drawl or Midwestern lilt.
The Southeast, Southwest, and Midwest are among the fastest growing data center markets in the United States, according to year end 2016 data from Synergy Research Group. This illustrates how data cent…READ MORE
A new study from information management firm Veritas Technologies has suggested that 86 percent of organisations worldwide are concerned that a failure to adhere to the upcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) could have a major negative impact on their business.
Nearly 20 percent said…READ MORE