• 5 Keys To Sell IT Projects To The Business Effectively

    5 Keys To Sell IT Projects To The Business Effectively

    Before you can build an IT project, you have to get funding and support from the business side of your organization.That means that, in virtually every case, IT must justify significant expenses (and entire budgets) to the overall business.
  • Amazon Cracks Down on Review Freebies

    Amazon Cracks Down on Review Freebies

    The updated community guidelines provide a limited exception for reviews generated through the Amazon Vine program, which provides strict guidelines that are designed to ensure the integrity of the product review process.The new policy does not apply to books, which may be provided free for review, noted Chew.
  • Newsweek Joins Growing Club of Possible Russian Cyberattack Targets

    Newsweek Joins Growing Club of Possible Russian Cyberattack Targets

    The news magazine sustained a massive DDoS attack the day after it published a cover story about Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's business activities in the late 1990s.The New York Times this summer was hit by an attack on its Moscow bureau.
  • Backpage CEO Arrested for Pimping, Child Prostitution

    Backpage CEO Arrested for Pimping, Child Prostitution

    The court appearance came a day after Ferrer's arrest in Houston.From January 2013 to March 2015, 99 percent of the company's revenue came from escort ads, based on the California investigation.
  • Bring Back the CIO

    Bring Back the CIO

    As cloud software has become easier to deploy, one of the selling points often touted is that it can be implemented without assistance from IT.The average enterprise-level company used 935 cloud applications as of this June, according to a study conducted by cloud security vendor Netskope.
  • DoL Suit Highlights Asian Glass Ceiling in Tech

    DoL Suit Highlights Asian Glass Ceiling in Tech

    The firm had in place a four-phase process in which Asian applicants regularly were eliminated during resume screening and telephone interviewing sessions, according to the DoL.The firm hired six non-Asian applicants and one Asian.
  • Odinaff Trojan Targets Banks, Financial Firms Worldwide

    Odinaff Trojan Targets Banks, Financial Firms Worldwide

    About 100 organizations have been hit so far, said Jon DiMaggio, a senior threat intelligence analyst in Symantec's Security Response unit.There are two primary indications that Odinaff has been targeting users of the SWIFT global financial messaging system, DiMaggio said.
  • BI On Hadoop Success: 7 Things To Know

    BI On Hadoop Success: 7 Things To Know

    Get data privacy for your organization by understanding the risks to your company and customers wh When enterprises implement Hadoop, their top use-case was found to be business intelligence (BI).Now a new benchmark study shows which Hadoop ecosystem tools are best for particular types of BI queries.
  • BI On Hadoop Success: 7 Things To Know

    BI On Hadoop Success: 7 Things To Know

    Get data privacy for your organization by understanding the risks to your company and customers wh When enterprises implement Hadoop, their top use-case was found to be business intelligence (BI).Now a new benchmark study shows which Hadoop ecosystem tools are best for particular types of BI queries.
  • Airbnb Offers to Give a Little in NY, SF Tussles

    Airbnb Offers to Give a Little in NY, SF Tussles

    The company reportedly made a similar proposal to the City of San Francisco.Lawmakers in New York and San Francisco recently have been squaring off with Airbnb.
  • BI Self-Service Analytics: IT's Next Top Priority

    BI Self-Service Analytics: IT's Next Top Priority

    The drive to enable more self-service analytics for business intelligence users is certainly not news.These are reasons that organizations are still talking about bringing self-service queries and analytics to business users.
  • BI Self-Service Analytics: IT's Next Top Priority

    BI Self-Service Analytics: IT's Next Top Priority

    The drive to enable more self-service analytics for business intelligence users is certainly not news.These are reasons that organizations are still talking about bringing self-service queries and analytics to business users.
  • The End of Marketing

    The End of Marketing

    This is going to be political but you won't be able to tell which side I'm on (if you choose to read on).The simple answer is that it impacts CRM and I have a viewpoint -- but as I say, I'm not picking or revealing a side.
  • Amazon Builds Fulfillment Centers, Investors Grouse

    Amazon Builds Fulfillment Centers, Investors Grouse

    The company's stock had closed at $818.5 billion in the fourth quarter, or anywhere from 17 percent to 27 percent above year-ago figures, Amazon said.
  • Commerce Dept Signs Up Private Sector IT Partners

    Commerce Dept Signs Up Private Sector IT Partners

    An equally important goal is to find better ways to provide data to the private sector in order to enhance economic activity.The federal government collects an enormous amount of useful data, including weather and climate statistics; U.
  • Apple Celebrates Itself in $300 Coffee Table Tome

    Apple Celebrates Itself in $300 Coffee Table Tome

    Designed by Apple in California contains 450 photos of products created by Apple over a 20-year span.The linen-covered hardbound volume -- filled with photographs by Andrew Zuckerman, who is known for popping his images out of stark white backgrounds -- is dedicated to Apple's late cofounder Steve Jobs.
  • Feds Need to Bolster Cyberprotection Speed and Range

    Feds Need to Bolster Cyberprotection Speed and Range

    Despite the emphasis on cyberprotection spurred by a major breach at the federal Office of Personnel Management in 2015, government agencies have struggled to maintain adequate levels of protection.However, only 15 percent of survey respondents said their agencies could implement protection against a new threat within 15 minutes.
  • China's Business-Unfriendly Cybersecurity Stance

    China's Business-Unfriendly Cybersecurity Stance

    One interpretation of the new law is that it only codifies China's existing cybersecurity practices.The law would expose foreign companies doing business in China to invasive government security reviews and burdensome requirements for keeping data in the country, the business groups warned.
  • Nokia Phones Return in 2017 (Sort of)

    Nokia Phones Return in 2017 (Sort of)

    But Redmond has struggled in mobile, so earlier this year, Microsoft sold its feature phone business to a subsidiary of Foxconn and a newly formed Finnish firm for $350 million.That Finnish firm will in turn create Android-based phones and tablets.