The view from the top of IT with TechWorld Editor Rohan Pearce
Microsoft's BizSpark program for startups, which celebrated its half-decade anniversary earlier this month, has been receiving record interest according to the software vendor's Australian director of developer and platform evangelism, Sarah Vaughan.
By Rohan Pearce | 27 November, 2013 11:19
Everyone wants to do it, but the 'how' of innovation can often feel elusive. For Craig Penfold, the head of technology at Yahoo!7, innovation often involves late nights, pizza and, at around 5am in the morning, a Spotify playlist of '80s trash.
By Rohan Pearce | 08 July, 2013 11:42
Five years ago, Nokia dominated the smartphone market. How quickly things change. But before you sit back and think, ‘that won’t happen to me’, take a look at the competitive environment in which your company operates. Daunting, isn’t it?
By Georgina Swan | 05 April, 2011 18:03
PNC Financial Services is targeting 18- to 24-year-olds with its Virtual Wallet, a mobile and online banking service that is designed for people who are setting up their first bank accounts. Since the service launched in August 2008, PNC is averaging 200 new accounts per day, says Michael Ley, vice president at PNC.
By Nancy Gohring | 28 August, 2009 01:35
As the world becomes increasingly hyperconnected, the opportunities for innovation are virtually limitless. At the same time, the complexity and risk associated with those opportunities is great. Security threats have the potential for enormous ramifications, but so does deploying a security strategy that compromises the user experience, performance, and the ability to innovate online. This paper will profile the emerging disruptive players, and identifies the essential steps to establishing a secure environment without compromising performance or experience.