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10 hot Hadoop startups to watch

April 17, 2014 | JEFF VANCE

As data volumes grow, figuring out how to unlock value becomes vastly important. Hadoop enables the processing of large data sets in a distributed environment and has become almost synonymous with big data. Here are 10 startups with solutions for unlocking big data value.


CIO roundtable: 'Navigating the new workplace'

April 17, 2014 | DIVINA PAREDES

New technologies bring greater communications and collaboration among teams, along with a raft of new issues for CIOs and their executive colleagues. At a recent CIO roundtable held in association with Dimension Data, panellists shared insights on how to lead this changing environment


When iPhoto isn't enough: Four reasons to upgrade your software

April 17, 2014 | THEANO NIKITAS

iPhoto is an excellent tool for basic photo management and editing, but if your library's getting too big to handle or you need advanced editing options, it might be time to look into alternatives. Adobe's Lightroom and Apple's Aperture provide better management and image tools, while Photoshop and Photoshop Elements can augment iPhoto's basic editing software with more powerful options. If you're starting to feel like your library is getting out of control, here are some of the best reasons to upgrade.


Adobe Lightroom mobile: A strong start, but still a work-in-progress

April 17, 2014 | MELISSA J. PERENSON

For as many image editing and organizing apps as we've seen on iOS, none has come close to rivaling what you can do on your computer. Until now. Adobe Lightroom, long the gold standard for desktop digital image workflow, now brings its core capabilities to iOS in a companion app, Lightroom mobile 1.0 for iPad (and soon iPhone). In so doing, Adobe successfully reimagines Lightroom for touch. But as this 1.0 version shows, Lightroom mobile has much room to grow, both in features and in resolving first version hiccups.




Hybrid cloud and the future of cloud computing


Cloud computing is a key area of focus for IT decision makers for its ability to save costs, increase business agility, and deliver IT in an on-demand manner. It is essential to understand the different forms of the Cloud and identify the right approach for your organization.


The Collaboration Paradox

British Telecom

In this whitepaper, we look at how new collaboration tools enable global executives to get more out of teams and make faster decisions. However, these teams feel restricted by outdated communication methods that lead to slower decision making and ultimately wasted time and money.