Brandon Porco, the chief technologist for defense contractor Northrop Grumman, says that IT will have to try lots of different things and move quickly to keep abreast of evolving employee needs. "Google has it very well-patterned: Launch and iterate."
The open-source Arduino platform has helped tinkers make robots and controllers. At the Maker Faire last weekend, Arduino leader Massimo Banzi unveiled a new effort to help connect Arduino devices to the Internet.
New data visualization apps for Excel 2013 could help Microsoft hang on to customers looking for better data visualization tools.
Although Apple is often accused of not being an enterprise company, it's only in the last few years that Apple has abandoned its enterprise-oriented products. The real story may be that Apple's discovered that making enterprise-focused efforts simply don't deliver a huge return on investment.
Microsoft said its updated Kinect will be available for use with Windows some time next year.
Social channels give companies unprecedented access to customers, and they can help you build better products that meet their needs. But sometimes it's your job to innovate and come up with products your customers never imagined needing.
Do you know what information your employees are creating, and where they're storing it? Could you retrieve it if required by law? Are they destroying information that's supposed to be kept, or keeping information that's supposed to expire after a certain date? Data governance is going to become a big deal in the coming years, warns CITE Conference speaker Deborah Juhnke.
A mobile app is as much a marketing tool as it is a product or link to a service. It needs to be just as flawless and well-designed as any other piece of marketing -- website, brochures, signs, stationary, and so on.
Bring your own device is so 2012. The next big push in the consumerization of IT is bring your own cloud. And just as when consumer devices poured into the enterprise, many IT organizations have already responded with a list of do's and don'ts.
Skyhigh monitors what cloud services employees are using and said that most businesses are surprised at what it finds.
A study by Cisco Systems' Internet Business Solutions Group concludes that the value companies currently derive from BYOD is "dwarfed by the gains that would be possible if they were to implement BYOD more strategically."