I've already railed against Apple's overhaul of iOS 7, with its jarring use of white and its over-reliance on textual Web motifs. But, as the rest of the software industry follows suit – and as Microsoft and Apple blur the boundaries between tablet and desktop user interfaces – it's worth asking if the user experience really is improving.
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Despite the conflicting opinions that businesses hiring for data scientist and big-data roles seem to harbour, they do agree on the importance of software development skills.
The real advantage to everyone in the Microsoft/Nokia deal is that the user experience will be better. That benefits everyone...
Job advertisements looking for candidates with a decade's worth of experience is leading to a skills crisis of our own making.
Motorola's argument is that the mobile experience is highly personal and the actual device should follow suit. Can Google's smartphone unit back up its customization talk.
The telco outlines transformation strategy to raise business performance, lift customer experience, and leverage group assets for scale benefits, following its first drop in annual revenue in 14 years.
On March 13, ZDNet hosted a live panel featuring four cloud-seasoned CXOs that discussed the benefits gained, lesson learnt and the challenges that remain from practical experience based on experience from cloud deployments.
The majority of IT job demands in China are focused on basic skills such as programming, but cloud and mobility will continue to drive IT employment for 2013.
A report carried out by the Economist Intelligence Unit suggests that a shortage of digital skills and an institutional resistance to change are hampering the potential benefits that could be offered by super-fast broadband.
Only 17 percent of CIOs are considered part of top-level management, with many other executives perceiving them as lacking in business skills or experience, according to Ernst & Young.
There's no better time to go blind than the present, with all the benefits that digital technology can offer. But a lifetime in tech should have warned me — the promise of IT rarely holds up to the experience of having to use it.
Redmond has fundamentally redesigned Windows Server 2012 so customers can experience the benefits of "true virtualization" and better manage the influx of data, devices and apps in the corporate arena.
'I thought soft skills meant it was a soft job... Good marketing is a product of the same inputs as good code; long hours, sweating the details, and the judicious application of experience doing it the right way.'
Expertise to integrate cloud with existing IT systems and ability to manage vendor relations most lacking areas, say industry insiders, with one noting gap won't stay wide for long.
The IT skills shortage could limit the benefits flowing from Australia's National Broadband Network (NBN), according to Peter O'Connor, storage vendor NetApp's vice president for Australia/New Zealand and ASEAN.
High-functioning autistic employees have traits such as strong memory and passion for details that work well in certain IT fields, reveal industry watchers, who say extra steps can ensure employment benefits for both organization and worker.
A new technology built by Intel can bridge the cloud-based web application and the base hardware of any device you use, scaling the experience to suit the device down to a tee.
A UK research thinktank finds the technology industry in the United Kingdom is set to grow five times the national average this decade, with 30,000 graduates expected to help fill a void.
IT professionals with application development skills and over 10 years of industry experience enjoyed average pay of 102,291 ringgit a year.
With university applications on the increase, and a job ratio of 1:70 graduate students, are 'employment skills' just as important to learn when studying a digital degree?
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