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5 challenges confronting enterprise drones

The drone market is not taking off as quickly as expected. Here are five factors inhibiting the adoption of drone-based solutions in the enterprise.

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Why design theory should apply to business intelligence

How to apply design theory to dashboards to get the most from your data.

Look, just think of it as unused vacation, OK?

It's the very late 20th century, and this pilot fish is called on to write the system specs for a new time clock system. Turns out the big problem isn't Y2k -- it's a 10-minute work break.

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Xero breaks through its glass ceiling: customers, revenue and cashflow

Impressive results from the New Zealand-founded, but now global, accounting software vendor.

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FileMaker 16's complex simplicity echoes Apple's enterprise IT strategy

Enterprise class software doesn't need to be clumsy, complex, or annoying

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Amazon's Echo Show could disrupt enterprise-class unified communications

Amazon is on the verge of disrupting the enterprise videoconferencing and unified communications markets dominated by Cisco and Avaya.

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Up to 60% Savings on Steam Gaming Gear With These Active Discounts - Deal Alert

If you're into Steam Gaming, or know somebody who is, you should consider these deals currently active on Steam gear.

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The next 5 years in A.I. will be frenetic, says Intel A.I. chief

Research into artificial intelligence is going gangbusters, and the frenetic pace won't let up for about five years -- after which the industry will concentrate around a handful of core technologies and leaders.

Pulp...er, help fiction

Documentation pilot fish joins the development team for this new CAD product -- where he gets no notes from project leads, no design specs and no emails from developers. And then there's QA...

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Excel 2016 cheat sheet

Are you getting the most from Microsoft Excel 2016? Get to know the key new features.

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Adobe continues its march to the cloud

Adobe, once known only for its creative suite, has become a huge player in the broader marketing space. I sat down with an exec ahead of their EMEA conference to reflect.

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Suse fronts up -- there’s a method to their (perceived) madness

I’m known for my bluntness and strong opinions. And so it was with HPE’s divestment of Stackato and OpenStack. Suse runs me through their thinking.

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Linux Foundation to develop tool for building blockchain business networks

The Linux Foundation said it has accepted Hyperledger Composer into its incubation working group and said the project should eventually help accelerate the development of smart contracts built on blockchain technology.

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Catching up with Adaptive Insights and ruminating over the future

No matter how you spin it, Adaptive Insight’s world changed when Oracle acquired NetSuite.

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Google Docs phishing scam underscores OAuth security risks

Google has stopped Wednesday’s clever email phishing scheme, but the attack may very well make a comeback.

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Career advice: Moving into DevOps

A programmer asks our Premier 100 IT Leader how to make the change.

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Sneaky Gmail phishing attack fools with fake Google Docs app

Google Docs was pulled into a sneaky email phishing attack that was designed to trick users into giving up access to their Gmail accounts.

How much do you want it to be?

It's the 1970s, and this economics think tank wants to run a macroeconomic model provided by the government -- but there's one very small (or maybe very large) problem.

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FAQ: 3D XPoint memory – NAND flash killer or DRAM replacement?

3D XPoint is a new class of non-volatile memory that can boost server and PC performance for real-time data processing. In the future, it will likely take on the data center DRAM’s role.

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Power BI to add Premium service; private dashboard is free no more

Microsoft on Wednesday unveiled a Premium enterprise service for its Power BI data visualization platform.

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