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Take a deep dive on how enterprise app stores help drive productivity

Enterprise app stores are quickly creating productivity and speed-to-value benefits for PC users and IT departments alike as they grapple with the new models around consumerization of IT. The author of a recent Ovum white paper on why app stores says they are increasingly important for enterprises as they consider ways to better track, manage, and distribute all of their applications.

October 4, 2011 by

Changing Times in the HR World...

Like accountancy software and spreadsheets, HR Technology has been around as long as business computing. Recruiting, payroll, tracking work time, performance appraisals,  employee benefits administration, managing training and learning and performance reviews and records...

July 28, 2011

Online GST inquiry kicks off

The Productivity Commission has begun its "Economic Structure and Performance" inquiry into online retailing, which will look into whether to change the taxation rules for online purchases from offshore sites.

February 15, 2011

CES: Samsung TX100 - a new category of mobile PC

Samsung claims to have come up with a new category of mobile PC with its TX100. At first glance it looks like an ultra thin notebook, but in fact, says Samsung, it brings the benefits of a light and compact Tablet PC together with easy typing and enhanced productivity.

January 6, 2011

Utilities, operators collaborate on electric grid efficiency project

A group of utilities and transmission systems operators affiliated with the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) are getting together to share information about "transmission efficiency."The goal of the collaborative is to analyze performance data from different grid projects in order to come up with a common framework around costs, benefits and technical needs associated with efficiency projects.

May 3, 2010 by

Disks: why size means performance

Big hard drives have performance benefits that are at least as important than their raw capacity - and they may be the best and cheapest upgrade you can make to your system. Here's why.

November 18, 2009 by

Linthicum's latest book: How SOA and cloud intersect for enterprise productivity benefits

SOA is the way to do cloud. It's really about breaking down your architecture into a primitive state of several components. Then, it's figuring out how to assemble those in such a way that you can use those components to resolve problems as your business changes over time. Cloud computing is a nice enhancement to that. Cloud doesn't replace SOA, but is basically an architectural option in how you can host your services.

October 26, 2009 by

How virtual can your organization get?

The answer, based on research recently completed by Doug Washburn and I, entirely. With the help of Christine Perkett, President and founder of PerkettPR — an organization of all virtual employees — we studied the IT infrastructure, productivity, and green benefits of PerkettPR's last ten years as an organization reliant on geographically scattered workers and reliable remote access to systems and information.

July 31, 2009 by

HCM SaaS provider Workday's advanced architecture brings cloud business agility benefits to enterprises now

By using a unified SaaS service as a way to achieve integration across many far-flung services and processes, the so-called "cloud of clouds" principle can be achieved early. This drives down complexity and cost. It allows enterprises to exploit cloud productivity benefits without building a cloud, and to integrate via cloud advancements without mastering cloud-level integrations.

April 7, 2009 by

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