Facebook Social VR Head Rachel Franklin presents the company's new Facebook Spaces VR platform during the company's F8 developer's conference on April 18.

Published: April 19th, 2017


Analyst firm isn’t exactly sure what Adobe Sensei does yet either

LAS VEGAS - Sensei, Adobe Systems Inc.'s machine learning and artificial intelligence platform, is already approaching its six-month anniversary, but if you can't identify what, exactly, it adds to the company's recently-released Experience

Published on: March 23rd, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Microsoft “needed” LinkedIn cofounder on its board, experts say

The much-publicized appointment of LinkedIn cofounder Reid Hoffman to Microsoft Corp.'s board of directors on Tuesday represents a necessary step for the Redmond, Wash.-based tech giant, experts say. According to R. "Ray" Wang,

Published on: March 15th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Trello likely to stay free under Atlassian despite concerns, experts say

Monday's announcement that Australian enterprise software firm Atlassian Corporation Plc. would be acquiring five-year-old New York City-based collaboration software startup Trello Inc. for $425 million USD has many users worried, but experts urging

Published on: January 10th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Preparation will be key to digital transformation in 2017, Constellation Research says

Preparing for the technological changes ahead will be the biggest hurdle for leaders and businesses in 2017, according to Constellation Research. Digital transformation became a hot topic in 2016, and companies soon learned

Published on: January 3rd, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

TubeMogul acquisition a natural fit for Adobe, experts say

Though ad spending on digital video remains dwarfed by ad spending on TV, the former is growing much more quickly, and by acquiring one of the sector's emerging leaders, Adobe Systems Inc. is

Published on: November 15th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Yahoo acquisition more about content and ad tech than search, analysts say

Monday's announcement that Verizon Communications Inc. would be purchasing Yahoo Inc. for $4.8 billion USD prompted a range of expert opinion, but most can agree on at least one thing: the American telecommunications

Published on: July 25th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Experts fail to see synergy in SoftBank’s $32.2-billion acquisition of mobile chip designer ARM

Today's announcement that SoftBank Group Corp. would be purchasing U.K.-based chip designer ARM Holdings PLC for 24.3 billion pounds ($32.2 billion) represents a sound, but head-scratching, investment by the Japanese telecommunications giant, experts

Published on: July 18th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

How will Brexit affect the tech industry?

Last week's stunning announcement that the United Kingdom would be leaving the European Union continues to send shockwaves throughout the world economy, and across many industries - including tech. And while the predictions

Published on: June 27th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

What Vista’s acquisition of Marketo could mean for marketing automation

The May 31 announcement that private firm Vista Equity Partners would be purchasing engagement marketing software maker Marketo, Inc. for approximately $1.79 billion USD is bad news for enterprise customers in the short

Published on: June 1st, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

SuccessFactors’ new Intelligent Services aim to help smooth over staffing changes

LAS VEGAS - Have you seen a new hire come in on their first day only to discover they don't have a place to sit, a phone to use, or any inkling of

Published on: August 12th, 2015 Brian Jackson

SuccessFactors plans to rebrand beleagured Platinum Support

LAS VEGAS - SAP's cloud-based human resources software suite SuccessFactors plans to do away with its oft-complained about Platinum Support plan, replacing it with a different care plan that costs the same but

Published on: August 11th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Adobe’s strategy vision for marketing charts a challenging path

Salt Lake City - Adobe Systems Inc. didn't waste any time at its annual Summit conference in telling its audience of marketers that their field is experiencing a sea change, and marketing must

Published on: March 10th, 2015 Brian Jackson

CMO Digital: What to add to your marketing reading list

In episode #9 of CMO Digital, Fawn and Jim are comparing their reading lists for the start of 2015 to stay on top of the marketing field of knowledge. Jim's waiting for The

Published on: January 16th, 2015 ITBusiness Staff

Create Chief Digital Officer role to break CIO-CMO stalemate: Constellation Research

Digital is the number one disrupting factor facing business today, argues Constellation Research analyst Peter Kim in a new report. Technology is moving so quickly that it's transcending just about every other factor

Published on: July 21st, 2014 Brian Jackson