Category: IT

Cloud solves IT innovation and maintenance imbalance

Cloud solves IT innovation and maintenance imbalance

CIOs will have the opportunity to move away from the traditional scenario of spending 80% of their budget on maintenance and 20% on innovation if they harness cloud computing technologies.

Three Need-to-Know Technology Trends for 2011

Three Need-to-Know Technology Trends for 2011

For small businesses, the new millennium has arrived about a decade late. The big year for innovation was supposed to be 2001, when things like artificial intelligence and a worldwide-networked office were said to be to coming to market. But it has taken an extra 10 years of digital toiling to make some of these tools a reality.

The Social Impact of Cloud

The Social Impact of Cloud

The cloud computing benefit most often cited is IT’s reduced cost of ownership, because a company can convert fixed IT costs into variable spend for 60-80% of the budget that is used to “keep the lights on.” The total cost of IT as a percent of revenue is reduced, and that savings can be re-invested to grow the business.

The Psychology Behind Social Commerce [Infographic]

The Psychology Behind Social Commerce [Infographic]

Social media and e-commerce are getting closer together all year long.

6 Crazy Tech Predictions for 2012

6 Crazy Tech Predictions for 2012

We live in a world of absolutes: Here’s what happened. Even when we look to the future, our predictions are couched in the world’s sometimes difficult realities.

The Top 10 tech trends for 2012

The Top 10 tech trends for 2012

From the continuing rise of tablet devices to the daily-deals craze and the return of the Internet IPO, 2011 has been a transformative year for technology.

10 Premium Android Apps for 10 Cents Each

10 Premium Android Apps for 10 Cents Each

To celebrate the Android Market surpassing its 10 billionth download, Google is running a promo that includes 10 premium apps for 10 days at only $0.10 each.

CRM Watchlist 2012: A Few More Make It as Candidates

CRM Watchlist 2012: A Few More Make It as Candidates

If you remember my original CRM Watchlist 2012 Preseason posts on the vendors and the consultancies, I had an opportunity for those not on the list to request and then submit a questionnaire by November 26.

3 Tools for Finding What You’re Looking For

3 Tools for Finding What You’re Looking For

Each weekend, Mashable selects startups they think are building interesting, unique or niche products. This week they focused on three new services that help to find things you might be looking for — whether they be eco-friendly adventures, jobs or apartments, or designers and developers.

One CMS for intranet and website?

One CMS for intranet and website?

Should you pick a single CMS for both your intranet and website, or should you keep the two separate and select two different platforms? It’s a timeless and legitimate question with no obvious wrong or right answer.

EU plans to reform Internet laws to protect user privacy

EU plans to reform Internet laws to protect user privacy

The European Union wants to replace a mishmash of national laws on data protection with one bloc-wide reform, updating laws put in place long before Facebook and other social networking sites even existed.

30 Web Trends for 2012: How SEO, Search, Social Media, Blogging, Web Design & Analytics Will Change

30 Web Trends for 2012: How SEO, Search, Social Media, Blogging, Web Design & Analytics Will Change

People working in the web industries want to know what’s ahead.