The report is based on an April 2018 survey of 182 technology professionals involved in purchasing. Fifty-three percent work in an IT management role; 40% represent enterprises with more than 1,000 employees.
Nervous about your privacy online? We’ve asked data and analytics experts how they protect their own privacy. Here’s what they said.
How do you protect your personal information online these days, especially in the wake of the recent Facebook and Cambridge Analytica news about a huge data leak of consumer data?
Do you turn on Amazon Alexa’s microphones only when you need her help? Do you keep a Post-it note over your webcam? Have you turned off the microphone on your mobile phone? Will you delete your Facebook account?
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There’s room for more than just business software and services under Microsoft’s “intelligent cloud” umbrella. Soon, it will cover its gaming assets, too.
Three years ago this was far from obvious to many. (And it still is today, based on some conversations I’ve had on Twitter, phone and e-mail.) But in the past few years, . . . (click on the picture to article)
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Do you ever wonder why software licenses are so complicated, and what you can do about them?
Beyond simply waiting for the software industry to clean up their act, there are a few ways that customers can better protect themselves when purchasing software. For example, never trust the spoken word of your software sales representative. Some will say anything simply to “lock in” a deal. That includes lying about how you’re allowed to use their software. Unfortunately, this means you’re going to have to read the fine print. Even better, have an attorney that specializes in IT and licensing matters review the license for you. They can then explain the agreement in a way you can better understand.
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Getting at the heart, or kernel, of the Linux matter. Is Microsoft “the only [company] doing serious innovating with Linux?” That’s Jessie Frazelle’s contention. Frazelle, who rose to prominence in the developer community with Docker and later Google Cloud, made the bold claim to justify her departure to Microsoft. On its face it seems silly, an over-exuberant claim to justify a career move.
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