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5 Hot Mobile Trends At CES | RIM's Board As Bad As Its CEOs

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InformationWeek Daily  
  Wednesday, Jan 4, 2012
Between The Lines Columnist RIM's Board As Bad As Its CEOs
By Eric Zeman
RIM's board, reportedly preparing to oust co-CEOs Mike Lazaridis and Jim Balsillie, should look at its own mistakes.

RIM's Chances For A Successful 2012: About Zero
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5 Hot Mobile Trends At CES
Mobile devices will figure prominently at the Consumer Electronics Show, kicking off January 10. Here are five gadget trends to watch.

3 Surefire Ways To Tick Off Compliance Auditors
Avoid these common mistakes to improve your chances for a smooth compliance audit.

How Social Media Changes Technical Communication
Wikis and other forms of social media are turning tech documentation and communications into a two-way conversation.

Microsoft Azure In 2012: Watch Out Amazon?
Look for Linux and Hadoop twists as Microsoft bolsters its cloud platform. Some observers say the changes could move Azure into more direct competition with Amazon Web Services.

Big Data: Why All The Fuss?
Big Data can be mined even if you're not a big company, thanks to cheap computing power and storage and new cloud-based technologies.

Top 12 Cloud Trends Of 2012
Five years into the cloud computing phenomenon, we're much more aware of the limitations and consequences. Here are 12 trends to watch in the coming year, starting with numbers 7 to 12.

Hackers Plan Satellite Network For Web Disaster Time
Hackerspace Global Grid project aims to build a space antenna that will keep the Web up and running in case of an event that affects its availability.

Bureaucracy gives birth to itself and then expects maternity benefits. -- Dale Dauten


Top 12 Cloud Trends Of 2012
Hackers Plan Satellite Network For Web Disaster Time
Research: Outlook 2012
Outbound Email and Data Loss Prevention in Today's Enterprise
CES 2012 Preview: Ultrabooks Everywhere
The Rise of Social Networks in the Enterprise
It's Back! Our Annual IT Salary Survey

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"RIM = Really Incompetent Management, Ridiculously Inexcusable Maladroit, Retroactive Innovation Maneuvers, Redundant In Market. Take your pick."
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Research: Outlook 2012
IT budgets are up, and so is demand for new technology projects, our research finds. In this report, we'll take a closer look at the prospects for IT hiring and what to expect in emerging tablet, enterprise social networking, data center and big data technologies.
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Strategy: ERP in 2012 and Beyond
In this report, we'll investigate balanced ways to interpret dire predictions and examine the real changes on tap for ERP -- the business, technological and architectural implications.
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Outbound Email and Data Loss Prevention in Today's Enterprise
How concerned are companies about the content of email leaving their organizations? And how do companies manage the legal and financial risks associated with outbound email? To find out, Osterman Research conducted an online survey of technology decision makers at 261 large US companies. Review a summary of the findings.
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Virtualization and Data Center Management
Virtualization presents a tremendous opportunity for IT organizations. Yet deployment involves major process and management complexities.This white paper outlines best practice methodologies that help you tackle challenges brought on by virtualization. Plus, review key questions to ask when evaluating a consolidated management solution.
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CES 2012 Preview: Ultrabooks Everywhere
The big question will be whether ultrabooks prove to be affordable enough to compete with tablets and smartphones.

NASA's Next Mission: Deep Space
NASA's Mars Science Lab and Curiosity rover are the next steps in a long-term plan to travel farther and faster into space. Check out this visual tour of the future spacecrafts and tools that will get them there.

NASA Creates 3-D Maps From Apollo Lunar Images
Generates digital mosaics from scanned images taken aboard early 1970s moon missions.

Apple Grand Central Store: Quick Tour
Apple's latest retail outlet will pitch products like the iPad 2, iPhone 4S, and MacBook Air to commuters at one of the world's busiest transportation hubs. Check out our visual tour.

12 Enterprise IT Resolutions For 2012
From taking mobile to the next level to preparing for a hybrid cloud world, we offer a dozen suggestions for moving toward progressive IT.


12 Epic Tech Fails Of 2011
From Apotheker to Zuckerberg, tech chiefs had plenty of time on the hot seat this year. Take a look back at the notable product, strategy, and security fails of 2011.   View Now

Business-Worthy Consumer Tech Gifts
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How Do I: Create a Website Using the WebMatrix Tool?
This video demonstrates how you can create a new web site using the WebMatrix tool.   Watch

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The Rise of Social Networks in the Enterprise
A new software industry is growing to bring the popular features of social networks into enterprise software. Join us for this webcast and learn how social networking techniques can improve business productivity. It happens Thursday, January 5, 2012. More Information & Registration

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It's Back! Our Annual IT Salary Survey
For the 15th consecutive year, InformationWeek is conducting its U.S. IT Salary Survey. Upon completion of the survey, you will be eligible to enter a contest for prizes including a Bravia HDTV or iPad 2, and get a link to download our report once it is published.
Survey ends Jan. 20

Cloud Connect Workshops Launched
Meet top cloud computing technology companies in Cloud Connect's ever-growing Expo Hall, and learn about the latest cloud services, applications and platforms. It happens in Santa Clara, Calif., Feb. 13-16.
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