The view from the top of IT with TechWorld Editor Rohan Pearce
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By J.F. Rice | 03 December, 2013 17:24
Even as he heads to the door, Ballmer is changing how Microsoft will run for years to come.
By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols | 02 December, 2013 11:33
In the life of every device, there's a moment when you wonder whether it's finally obsolete. If you're wondering that about the original iPad, columnist Michael deAgonia has some advice.
By Michael deAgonia | 15 November, 2013 19:15
Is Windows 8.1 better than Windows 8? Yes. Is it any good? No.
By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols | 04 November, 2013 10:05
For the CIO job, things are going to get bigger, better and different on a massive scale.
By Thornton A. May | 21 October, 2013 10:04
Alan Mulally is a savvy manager and a smart engineer. But Microsoft's big problem is vision, and that's where Mulally falls short.
By Preston Gralla | 21 October, 2013 10:04
Getting Windows Phone 8 Update 3, and eventually Windows Phone 8.1, on phablets is one thing, but getting a foothold in the low-end tablet market is a bigger opportunity.
By Jack Gold | 16 October, 2013 16:06
In my role as multimedia content editor for IDG Enterprise, I find myself with lots of video footage, which takes up a ton of storage capacity. Backing up that footage to external storage drives can take a long time, especially if you're using older transfer technologies, such as USB 2.0. Fortunately, there are some faster devices and transfer connections now available, here are two recent drives (and a docking station) that can help speed up your personal file storage transfer dilemmas:
By Keith Shaw | 15 October, 2013 17:00
Cloud provider Nirvanix went belly up. Even if you weren't one of its clients, you can learn things from that mess.
By Steve Duplessie | 09 October, 2013 18:14
By Dave Gruber | 08 October, 2013 13:17
There are increasing calls for Microsoft to sell off Bing and walk away from mobile. Would those moves be good in the long term?
By Preston Gralla | 23 September, 2013 10:08
Many organizations are considering swapping out some of their Hard Disk Drives (HDD) for Solid State Drives (SSD) to increase I/O throughput and power density (IOPS/Watt). But how do you compare cost vs. performance to determine the best technology mix for specific application environments?
By John Scaramuzzo | 18 September, 2013 16:33
Devops aims to heal the often bitter divide between developers and operations, but delivering more and better solutions faster demands an enterprise-wide commitment
By Sven Gerjets | 16 September, 2013 12:55
Since it supports enterprise single sign-on, iOS 7 should be a more business-friendly operating system when it arrives next week, says columnist Ryan Faas. He offers a look at what's new in iOS 7 and why IT pros should care.
By Ryan Faas | 16 September, 2013 10:10
TPM has always sounded like a good idea. But the problem with 'trusted computing' has alwasy been knowing how trustworthy it is.
By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols | 09 September, 2013 10:11
The tech industry has been promising apps that interrupt us with important contextual information for two years. So where are they?
By Mike Elgan | 31 August, 2013 11:12
It has stumbled under Tim Cook, and 2013 has been mighty thin in terms of product launches. Can it still do amazing things?
By Scot Finnie | 26 August, 2013 10:10
The scoop: DriveStation DDR (HD-GDU3), by Buffalo Americas, about $160 (2TB version) or $200 (3TB version).
By Keith Shaw | 21 August, 2013 13:11
Over the past 15 years, Apple has worked, and at times struggled, to figure out the best way to integrate its products into enterprise environments. Columnist Ryan Faas takes a look at that complex relationship.
By Ryan Faas | 21 August, 2013 10:59
Providing a quick-win deliverable is of value only if what was asked for is what's really required.
By Paul Glen | 12 August, 2013 12:52