When it comes to mobile applications development, IT departments need all the help they can get. A new service from IBM gives CIOs insights into how their mobile apps are performing from both a speed and user experience perspective.
As iPads sales slow in the consumer market, Apple is accelerating its effort to market iPads to the enterprise market. But Cupertino still faces a number of hurdles in getting iPads into the enterprise
IBM's new enterprise email solution Verse, which combines cloud, analytics, social and security technology, could be the next big thing for mobile workers.
In the 1990s, Lotus was for a time the undisputed champion of corporate e-mail and scheduling. It's too late for IBM to resurrect Notes at this point, but maybe the time is right for a new composition.
Wouldn't it be nice if the skilled professionals who comprise the hosted online service industry were to coalesce behind sharing their skills? Sure, but does such a coalition really need--or want--an enemy?
Yes, yes, Pam, I'm sorry. I know this Spotlight appears to be aimed squarely at your territory. (Folks, do be sure to read Pam Baker's FierceBigData, it's well worth your time.)
Last week Twitter and IBM announced an agreement that gives IBM direct access to Twitter data for mining purposes. According to an Associated Press report, "The company [IBM] plans to use this access to enhance a number of its products and consulting services."
Despite consecutive quarters of declining iPad sales, Apple is trying to remain upbeat--banking on its recent enterprise mobility alliance with IBM. The first enterprise apps coming out of the alliance is set to launch next month, says Apple.
The Citadel Trojan, employed by cybercriminals to steal banking credentials and money, is now being used to target petrochemical companies in the Middle East, reports IBM's Trusteer.
Bring-your-own-analytics has been cresting on the horizon for awhile, but IBM's unveiling of Watson Analytics has brought the idea home to roost. Delivering it in a freemium model was a stroke of genius. Let the consumerization of analytics begin in earnest!