LinkedIn is the leading business-oriented social networking site. In 2011, LinkedIn began trading as a public company, with a reported 120 million users. With tightly controlled connections among users, job listings, professional groups and a growing number of applications on its platform, LinkedIn is frequently cited as the social site IT professionals use for career networking and information pertaining to their work.
How a carrier approaches its current 2G customers is a sensitive issue. At the end of the day, supporting 2G will be a good business for Sprint and Nextel, but the focus clearly will shift to 3G and 4G, especially for new M2M subscribers. More >
The big initiative to SDNs is OpenFlow, which is a specification being developed by the Open Networking Foundation. Experts say that the evolution of SDNs still is in its early days. Indeed, new benefits still are emerging. More >
Social media has changed everything about the way people communicate and work together, so it's not surprising that IT vendors and corporations see social media's potential for revolutionizing More >
Capgemini interviewed 600 C-level executives, senior management and IT leaders worldwide about the challenges of Big Data. Scott Schlesinger, vice president and head of North American Business Information Management at Capgemini, told IT Business Edge’s Loraine Lawson that integration topped the list of concerns.More >
Capgemini asked 600 C-level executives and senior management and IT leaders worldwide about Big Data’s impact on decision makers around the globe. Scott Schlesinger, vice president and head of North American Business Information Management at Capgemini, explains the report’s key findings to IT Business Edge’s Loraine Lawson.More >
You may be familiar with CERN — the European Organization for Nuclear Research, which built the Large Hadron Collider and this week will make a major announcement about the "God particle." CERN’s scientists have about 200 petabytes of data collected on azion monsters. To do that, the scientists write their own code to analyze the data on ROOT.More >
As the data center becomes more complex, converged infrastructure can help simplify the setup and management by minimizing compatibility issues.More >
This excerpt from Chapter 8, “Social Media Analytics,” looks at basic measures that are typically used to anal...
In “Renegades Write the Rules,” author Amy Jo Martin shares her insight into tapping the value of social media...
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