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Plugging in to customer experience  

It wasn’t that long ago that Google Maps became the go to plug-in for business websites. The fact you could “find us” with a mere click of a button revolutionized the customer experience. That initial offering seems like child’s play compared to the features that are available today. Those same maps not only provide locations […]

Ziv Schierau, head of national accounts for Canada, OpenTable


‘Physical spaces’ swell analytics case arsenal

The market for Big Data/Analytics products and services is poised for a dramatic shift up into overdrive. As cloud-based storage prices contract, and new sources of data like IoT and social communications push the boundaries on what information will be collected, stored and analyzed, researchers are predicting significant future opportunity for enabling technologies in the […]

How Linux took over the world  

The computing world is never a dull place, and sometimes the most innocuous-seeming things turn into monsters. Consider, for example, the Linux operating system. Twenty-five years ago, a Finnish student named Linus Torvalds sent out an innocuous email telling the community that, as a hobby, he was writing a new, free operating system compliant with […]


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FIDO progress on passwords 1  

Since the early iterations of user names and passwords, the road to creating a simple but secure online experience has been a long and winding one. With the advent of mobile devices has come considerable additional pressure on the industry to come up with ways to provide a seamless user experience while delivering flawless security. […]

VMworld 2016 – the 4 cloud ‘Rs’  

“Nonsense” is Pat Gelsinger’s response to the hype around digital business, which calls on enterprises to place sole focus on a new style of IT. “All business is digital business,” the VMware CEO proclaimed in his keynote address at VMworld 2016, adding that the “philosophy of two disparate worlds of IT which have to be […]

Pat Gelsinger, CEO, VMware