IT

  • Google and Coursera launch program to train more IT support specialists

    Google and Coursera launch program to train more IT support specialists

    After a big fundraise and subsequent reorganization last year at Coursera — which saw a change of CEO, as well as the departure of its COO, CFO, CMO and CPO (along with some 40 others) — the online education startup is today launching a new IT course with Google to underscore its message that the ship is still sailing as it passes 30 million users and 2,500 courses. Today… Read More

  • YouTube is not for kids

    YouTube is not for kids

    I’ve been thinking a lot about this important if long Medium post by James Bridle regarding the nonsensical and potentially damaging kids content on YouTube. In it he moves from video to video, finding stranger and stranger examples. Further, an exodus of advertising is hitting the service as some disgusting comments were found below videos aimed at kids and of kids. Strangers with… Read More

  • Cisco using AI and machine learning to help IT predict failures

    Cisco using AI and machine learning to help IT predict failures

    We have known for some time that the number of signals coming from your IT systems surpassed the ability for humans to keep track of them years ago. Machines can help and have been for some time. The advent of artificial intelligence and machine learning has accelerated that ability and today, Cisco announced that it is using these technologies to help customers find failures before they… Read More

  • IBM’s new Services Platform uses AI to help businesses manage their IT operations

    IBM’s new Services Platform uses AI to help businesses manage their IT operations

    IBM is launching a new machine learning-centric product for enterprises today: the IBM Services Platform. This new service aims to help businesses manage their IT infrastructure and make better data-driven decisions to keep that infrastructure running smoothly. Read More

  • Windows 10 Creators update loads up on features for IT

    Windows 10 Creators update loads up on features for IT

    Microsoft announced a slew of goodies today for its upcoming Windows 10 Creators update, designed to please IT admins and simplify management of Windows 10 inside large enterprises. Microsoft has been trying to get enterprise companies — you know the ones with lots of users — to make the switch to Windows 10. They claim, even before this announcement, the number of… Read More

  • Apptio rises 41% in cloud IPO

    Apptio rises 41% in cloud IPO

    Seattle-based Apptio went public on the Nasdaq today, seeing its shares rise nearly 41 percent on its first day of trading. The cloud software company, which targets CIOs, went public during a slow year for tech IPOs. Only a handful have braved the market following the dismal performance of last year’s tech stocks. But the few that went public this year have mostly done very well. Read More

  • 7 IT Startups That Will Change How Businesses Innovate In 2015 Crunch Network

    7 IT Startups That Will Change How Businesses Innovate In 2015

    IT is going through a renaissance right now. New products and services are released every month that dramatically change how we can develop products and manage our IT shops. Innovation is everywhere. It can be hard to keep up, but that is part of the fun. Read More

  • 10 Trends Transforming Enterprise IT Crunch Network

    10 Trends Transforming Enterprise IT

    When it comes to corporate IT, revolution is in the air. The way companies buy, build, manage, optimize and secure information technology is changing dramatically. From cloud computing to big data analytics to ubiquitous mobile connectivity, corporate IT systems are getting faster, more efficient, cheaper to operate and easier to use. In the process, a new wave of tech companies has emerged… Read More