How the cloud helped police warm up to body-worn cameras

The technology for body-worn cameras has been around for years, but it wasn’t until this past year that law enforcement agencies have moved to adopt them in significant numbers. Of course, a big part of the reason was the fallout from several high-profile incidents involving law enforcement’s controversial use of deadly force, bookended by the […]


Can you answer these 4 questions about your network security?

Network security doesn’t have to be expensive, and it doesn’t have to be complicated. Yes, there are lots of excellent products, service and consultants ready to help improve your network security, and yet that shouldn’t be the first place an organization goes to prepare against hackers, insider threats, data loss and malware. Fancy new technologies […]


Who are un-enterprisey software developers?

We spend a lot of time focusing on enterprise software application development, but could an un-enterprisey approach to rebel coding be worthwhile? Does real creativity stem from getting technically minded business users to play with so-called ‘low code’ drag-and-drop tools that help them express the functionality (and perhaps business logic) that they really wanted the […]


IoT: IBM’s sweet spot in a neglected market

Business strategists and investors focusing too intensely on IBM’s quarterly financial reports have probably failed to notice the company’s sweet spot in a neglected market — the mining and monetizing of an enormous volume of data created through the interaction of everyday devices or The Internet of Things (IOT). Gartner estimates that the IoT market […]

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8 cloud computing books for your summer reading list

With the summer season rapidly descending upon those in the northern hemisphere, it’s time to kick it down a notch and engage in some less stressful pursuits than running a business — namely, reading up on cloud computing.  Let’s face it, there will be cloudy days through the summer, so why not get into a […]

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IBM confirms Apple Watch is also an enterprise product

Apple and IBM have begun introducing Apple Watch support to some of their jointly developed MobileFirst for iOS apps, a step that confirms the growing perception that the new Apple wearable is much more than just a consumer product and also has a part to play in enterprise IT. Life savers Apple Watch support has […]