ITworld Software http://www.itworld.com/taxonomy/term/51/all en US tech spending to see 'solid, steady growth' this year and next, Forrester says http://www.itworld.com/software/416078/us-tech-spending-see-solid-steady-growth-year-and-next-forrester-says Combined U.S. business and consumer spending on technology will rise 5.3 percent this year to US$1.315 trillion and 6.0 percent to $1.4 trillion in 2015, thanks to an improving economy and an acceleration in purchases by businesses and government agencies, according to Forrester Research.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/software/416078/us-tech-spending-see-solid-steady-growth-year-and-next-forrester-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/software/416078/us-tech-spending-see-solid-steady-growth-year-and-next-forrester-says#comments Hardware Internet IT Management Mobile & Wireless Networking Software Storage Unified Communications News Thu, 24 Apr 2014 20:37:07 +0000 IDGNS staff 416078 at http://www.itworld.com Official urges state to adopt federal Obamacare site, rather than fix one Oracle built http://www.itworld.com/software/416065/official-urges-state-adopt-federal-obamacare-site-rather-fix-one-oracle-built Oregon&#039;s CIO has recommended state officials adopt the federal government&#039;s Healthcare.gov insurance exchange in time to meet a Nov. 15 open enrollment deadline, rather than attempt to fix the troubled site it built along with Oracle.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/software/416065/official-urges-state-adopt-federal-obamacare-site-rather-fix-one-oracle-built" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/software/416065/official-urges-state-adopt-federal-obamacare-site-rather-fix-one-oracle-built#comments IT Management Software News Thu, 24 Apr 2014 20:11:08 +0000 IDGNS staff 416065 at http://www.itworld.com San Diego's SAP system has tripled workloads for some tasks, report says http://www.itworld.com/software/416058/san-diegos-sap-system-has-tripled-workloads-some-tasks-report-says San Diego&#039;s US$50 million SAP system has ended up tripling employees&#039; workloads for certain types of tasks, but the city has also failed to devote enough attention to training, according to a consultant&#039;s report released earlier this month.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/software/416058/san-diegos-sap-system-has-tripled-workloads-some-tasks-report-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/software/416058/san-diegos-sap-system-has-tripled-workloads-some-tasks-report-says#comments Enterprise Software IT Management Software News SAP Thu, 24 Apr 2014 19:13:19 +0000 IDGNS staff 416058 at http://www.itworld.com Fave Raves: 33 tech pros share their favorite IT products http://www.itworld.com/slideshow/150159/fave-raves-33-tech-pros-share-their-favorite-it-products-416052 <!--paging_filter--><p>What IT pros like, in their own words.</p> <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/slideshow/150159/fave-raves-33-tech-pros-share-their-favorite-it-products-416052" target="_blank">read more</a></p> IT Management Software Thu, 24 Apr 2014 18:23:00 +0000 kgerich 416052 at http://www.itworld.com How the collaborative economy will change the way you do business http://www.itworld.com/unified-communications/416008/how-collaborative-economy-will-change-way-you-do-business The Internet puts the goods, services and expertise you need at your fingertips. Some call it a &#039;collaborative economy&#039; focused less on transactions and more on trades. Others see a throwback to the early days of economic exchange. Either way, it&#039;s quickly changing the way we do business.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/unified-communications/416008/how-collaborative-economy-will-change-way-you-do-business" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/unified-communications/416008/how-collaborative-economy-will-change-way-you-do-business#comments Business Software Unified Communications News Thu, 24 Apr 2014 18:17:12 +0000 IDGNS staff 416008 at http://www.itworld.com How to set and keep your preferred default font in LibreOffice Writer http://www.itworld.com/software/416004/how-set-and-keep-your-preferred-default-font-libreoffice-writer You&#039;ve given up Microsoft Office for the free LibreOffice. Unfortunately, you really don&#039;t care for that default Liberation Serif font.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/software/416004/how-set-and-keep-your-preferred-default-font-libreoffice-writer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/software/416004/how-set-and-keep-your-preferred-default-font-libreoffice-writer#comments Open Source Software Opinion LibreOffice Thu, 24 Apr 2014 20:26:25 +0000 IDGNS staff 416004 at http://www.itworld.com Reset the Unity desktop in Ubuntu 14.04 http://www.itworld.com/software/416001/reset-unity-desktop-ubuntu-1404 Here&#039;s how you can reset the Unity desktop in Ubuntu 14.04.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/software/416001/reset-unity-desktop-ubuntu-1404" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/software/416001/reset-unity-desktop-ubuntu-1404#comments Open Source Software Tip Linux Ubuntu Thu, 24 Apr 2014 14:29:15 +0000 jimlynch 416001 at http://www.itworld.com Disable system crash reports in Ubuntu 14.04 http://www.itworld.com/open-source/416000/disable-system-crash-reports-ubuntu-1404 Here&#039;s how you can disable system crash reports in Ubuntu 14.04. <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/open-source/416000/disable-system-crash-reports-ubuntu-1404" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/open-source/416000/disable-system-crash-reports-ubuntu-1404#comments Open Source Software Tip Linux Ubuntu Thu, 24 Apr 2014 14:25:03 +0000 jimlynch 416000 at http://www.itworld.com Install compression and decompression tools in Ubuntu 14.04 http://www.itworld.com/software/415999/install-compression-and-decompression-tools-ubuntu-1404 Here&#039;s how you can install compression and decompression tools in Ubuntu 14.04. <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/software/415999/install-compression-and-decompression-tools-ubuntu-1404" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/software/415999/install-compression-and-decompression-tools-ubuntu-1404#comments Open Source Software Tip Linux Ubuntu Thu, 24 Apr 2014 14:20:02 +0000 jimlynch 415999 at http://www.itworld.com In Heartbleed's wake, tech titans launch fund for crucial open-source projects http://www.itworld.com/security/415997/heartbleeds-wake-tech-titans-launch-fund-crucial-open-source-projects Major companies benefiting from open source projects like OpenSSL are better off paying a pittance to support their development.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/security/415997/heartbleeds-wake-tech-titans-launch-fund-crucial-open-source-projects" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/security/415997/heartbleeds-wake-tech-titans-launch-fund-crucial-open-source-projects#comments Open Source Security Software News heartbleed openssl Thu, 24 Apr 2014 20:32:35 +0000 IDGNS staff 415997 at http://www.itworld.com Enable H.264 support for Firefox in Ubuntu 14.04 http://www.itworld.com/software/415996/enable-h264-support-firefox-ubuntu-1404 Here&#039;s how you can enable H.264 support for Firefox in Ubuntu 14.04.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/software/415996/enable-h264-support-firefox-ubuntu-1404" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/software/415996/enable-h264-support-firefox-ubuntu-1404#comments Open Source Software Tip Linux Ubuntu Thu, 24 Apr 2014 14:14:18 +0000 jimlynch 415996 at http://www.itworld.com Install multimedia codecs in Ubuntu 14.04 http://www.itworld.com/software/415995/install-multimedia-codecs-ubuntu-1404 Here&#039;s how you can install multimedia codecs and enable DVD playback in Ubuntu 14.04. <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/software/415995/install-multimedia-codecs-ubuntu-1404" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/software/415995/install-multimedia-codecs-ubuntu-1404#comments Open Source Software Tip Linux Ubuntu Thu, 24 Apr 2014 13:58:33 +0000 jimlynch 415995 at http://www.itworld.com 4 Office for iPad alternatives http://www.itworld.com/mobile-wireless/415988/4-office-ipad-alternatives The lengthy wait for an official Office solution for the iPad gave rise to several capable all-in-one office apps that cost little to nothing, many of which are still available.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/mobile-wireless/415988/4-office-ipad-alternatives" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/mobile-wireless/415988/4-office-ipad-alternatives#comments Enterprise Software Mobile & Wireless Software Product review ipad apps office for ipad Thu, 24 Apr 2014 18:39:38 +0000 IDGNS staff 415988 at http://www.itworld.com Review: Affordable videoconferencing for real conference rooms http://www.itworld.com/software/415986/review-affordable-videoconferencing-real-conference-rooms With a high-performance camera and separate audio module, the Logitech CC3000e conquers rooms too large for most off-the-shelf videoconferencing products<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/software/415986/review-affordable-videoconferencing-real-conference-rooms" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/software/415986/review-affordable-videoconferencing-real-conference-rooms#comments Software Unified Communications Product review videoconferencing Thu, 24 Apr 2014 14:14:44 +0000 IDGNS staff 415986 at http://www.itworld.com Heartbleed prompts joint vendor effort to boost OpenSSL, security http://www.itworld.com/software/415982/heartbleed-prompts-joint-vendor-effort-boost-openssl-security Reeling from the Heartbleed security fiasco, major IT vendors including Microsoft, IBM, Intel, Google and Cisco are backing a Linux Foundation initiative designed to boost open source projects considered critical to the industry.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/software/415982/heartbleed-prompts-joint-vendor-effort-boost-openssl-security" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/software/415982/heartbleed-prompts-joint-vendor-effort-boost-openssl-security#comments Security Software News Thu, 24 Apr 2014 12:42:57 +0000 IDGNS staff 415982 at 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