The untapped potential of the surveillance camera

Don’t call them security cameras. Closed-circuit television cameras suffer from typecasting: the grainy VHS footage, shoplifters caught on camera, suspects leaving the scene of a crime. Of course, I certainly won’t deny or

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 4th, 2014 Robert Moore

Cloud is a business strategy and a technology strategy: PayPal CTO

With over 143 million active customers and $125 billion in total payment volume, PayPal is one of the largest financial clouds in the world. With this level of success, PayPal is a company

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 20th, 2014 Brian Clendenin

Salesforce Wear integrates CRM with Google Glass, Pebble smart watch

Cloud software vendor Salesforce.com Inc. has released a developer pack for wearable technology that includes six "starter apps" for devices such as Google Glass and the Pebble smart watch. Announced on Tuesday, the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 10th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Jump to the cloud with IBM, literally

[Sponsored] The IT heroes of mid-size organizations may often feel like they're jumping through hoops as they work to find the best technology platform for their business to run on. IBM Corp. wants

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 9th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Amazon extols cloud virtues at Computex

TAIWAN -- The world descended yesterday on Computex once again so that companies both large and small could show off their products and services as they hope to grow their businesses. Shane Owenby the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 5th, 2014 Eric Floresca

Microsoft and Salesforce announce partnership, new mobile apps

Salesforce.com will be bringing its cloud-based CRM service to Windows Phone and more closely integrating it with Microsoft Corp.'s Office 365 service as the two software firms announced a partnership today. The partnership

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 29th, 2014 Brian Jackson

World Vision personalizes web experience with Webtrends on Demand

Here's a riddle for you: given the choice between buying three guinea pigs for $35 and buying one goat for $100, when is the goat the most commonly selected option? When visitors to

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 26th, 2014 Brian Jackson

First look at IBM’s new mobile-friendly Concert and analytics apps

IBM Corp. announced yesterday it is bearing new fruits from several of its analytics software acquisitions over the years, offering mobile access to IBM Concert and a new data-crunching piece of software. From

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 21st, 2014 Brian Jackson

NetSuite builds on cloud legacy with 3 key business development planks

SAN JOSE -- My first cloud computing conference, and the anticipation of the crowd is palpable as people from around the globe have gathered at SuiteWorld 2014. The Commonwealth is well represented –

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 15th, 2014 Marylka Empey

Could the Canadian public service ever store data in the cloud?

When speaking about cloud, the terms “data sovereignty” and “data residency” come up frequently.  Within the private sector, there is still a great deal of FUD (fear, uncertainty, and doubt) about topics such

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 14th, 2014 Brian Bourne

Salesforce.com launches ‘Social Studio’ melding Radian6 with Buddy Media

Salesforce.com announced today that it is combining acquisitions Radian6 and Buddy Media into one Social Studio product that combines both analytics and listening with engagement and publishing. The new product takes the listening

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 6th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Asus unveils two new Chromebooks

Asustek Computer Inc. announced the launch of two new Chromebooks today, an 11.6-inch model and a 13.3-inch model both powered by Intel's Bay Trail-M processors. Several manufacturers have been selling budget-priced laptop computers

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 6th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Oracle brings together acquisitions for Marketing Cloud launch

Oracle Corp. announced yesterday its vision to tie together recent acquisitions BlueKai, Compendium, Eloqua, and Responsys into the Oracle Marketing Cloud, doubling down on the busy software-as-a-service space that sees several major software

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 1st, 2014 Brian Jackson

CIO-CMO collaboration key to company modernization: roundtable

We've all heard of the concept of work-life balance and come to terms with the fact that technology has resulted in the blurring of the lines between time spent in the office and

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 24th, 2014 Brian Jackson