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7 elements of cloud SLAs you should focus on

Pay close attention to the SLAs in your cloud contracts, and negotiate better terms whenever you can.

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Why we need a new Nexus 7

Android desperately needs a solid, reasonably-priced Nexus tablet to inject some energy into the platform.

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This is why Amazon will open physical bookstores

Brick-and-mortar bookstores are a great idea for Amazon. Here's why.

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Can IBM redefine the future of email?

IBM may have a great product in Verse, but columnist Rob Enderle writes that if Big Blue can’t figure out how to market this powerful email offering, it will never rise to its potential.

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Enterprise CIOs, think it's OK to ignore SMB security holes? Think again

A new report shows a direct link between security problems in small businesses and enterprise security headaches. This happens when SMBs are suppliers or resellers for enterprises and are therefore connected.

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Virtual assistants: They're made out of people!

The responses from virtual assistants are far more human than most of us assume. In fact, every response is carefully crafted by a person or a team of people.

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Dumb passwords: The 2016 Oscars Edition

In 2015, the world’s stupidest people chose Star wars-related passwords like “princess,” “solo” and “starwars.” So let’s watch PCWorld’s Jon Phillips pick even dumber movie-related passwords for 2016.

Upcoming Event: IDC Directions 2016 Overview with Frank Gens

IDC Directions 2016 – Digital Transformation with Frank Gens. Connect with top analysts at the industry’s premier event :: Mar 2 in San Jose and Mar 22 in Boston :: idc.com/directions

IDC Directions 2016 - Kitty Fok

IDC Directions 2016 – The Chinese Enigma with Kitty Fok. Connect with IDC’s top analysts at the industry’s premier event :: Mar 2 in San Jose and Mar 22 in Boston :: idc.com/directions

IDC Directions 2016 - Internet of Things with Vernon Turner

IDC Directions 2016 – Internet of Things with Vernon Turner. Connect with IDC’s top analysts at the industry’s premier event :: Mar 2 in San Jose & Mar 22 in Boston :: idc.com/directions

IDC Directions 2016 - Digital Transformation with Bob Parker

IDC Directions 2016 – DX and the Executive Mandate with Bob Parker. Connect with top analysts at the industry’s premier event – Mar 2 in San Jose & Mar 22 in Boston – idc.com/directions

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No single license to success

Passions about open source licenses can run high. Some adamantly position the good or bad of one license over another. Does open source exist because of a single open source license? Is it the license that makes a project successful?

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Interview: Lisa Joy Rosner, CMO, Neustar

IDG CMO Perspectives provides insight into the state of Marketing across industries from leading business executives. Lisa Joy Rosner, CMO, Neustar, speaks to Josh London, CMO, IDG Communications and shares her philosophy on the...

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Interview: Cory Treffiletti, VP of Marketing, Oracle Data Cloud

IDG CMO Perspectives provides insight into the state of Marketing across industries from leading business executives. Cory Treffiletti, VP of Marketing, Oracle Data Cloud, speaks to Josh London, CMO, IDG Communications and shares his...

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Interview: Mike Fasulo, President & COO, Sony Electronics

IDG CMO Perspectives provides insight into the state of Marketing across industries from leading business executives. Mike Fasulo, President and COO, Sony Electronics, speaks to Josh London, CMO, IDG Communications and highlights the...

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New app gives Zeiss's VR One a drone's eye view

Zeiss's VR One headset has a new app that lets people see through the eyes of their DJI drones, while staying grounded in the outside world.

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Wedding Dress Studio lets you (virtually) say yes to the dress

Is your big day coming up? Modiface's Wedding Dress Studio app lets you try on wedding dresses from the comfort of your tablet.

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2017 Chevy Bolt drive: This 200-mile EV could cure your range anxiety

The Chevy Bolt's longer range and a host of futuristic features should go a long way toward making the electric car more appealing to the masses.

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