On July 15, 2014, IBM and Apple entered an exclusive, worldwide partnership to build new mobile apps and services for a range of industries, including healthcare, travel, finance, manufacturing and more. IBM will also sell Apple devices to its enterprise customers and layer on management and security services. Sounds like a win-win, but can these historic rivals really work together?
Get Out Of Email Jail: How Not To Be Like The IRS When It Comes To Handling Key Documents And RecordsInternal Revenue Service officials are on the hot seat after conceding the agency lost two years’ worth of emails from former Exempt Organizations chief Lois Lerner. GOPers want the messages as part of their probe into whether the IRS targeted conservative groups. The controversy shows why sound document-management practices are vital to both private and public-sector organizations.
Zoos, parks, stadiums and other public entertainment facilities see thousands of visitors each day they open their doors. At Point Defiance Zoo in Tacoma, Wash., big data and analytics have helped zoo officials discover not only who their visitors are, and how they buy their tickets, it has also helped them improve the quality of visitor experiences.
Portability, or power? That’s long been the tradeoff when it comes to personal computing in the enterprise. But a new wave of Windows-based tablets that combine high-end chips with ultralight form factors means users can now get the best of both worlds. Armed with such devices, workers are seeing productivity rise as they implement new business processes enabled by on-the-go access to the full Windows ecosystem.
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