HTML5: Where the core web technology is headed now

The staple of the open web platform, the HTML5 standard is undergoing both incremental and fundamental change HTML5 began making waves in software development many years before its official adoption in October 2014, reducing reliance on proprietary rich internet technologies such as Adobe Flash and Microsoft Silverlight. The HTML5 video element, for embedding video in a document, was a […]

Amateur web developers can now look to Mavo

The HTML-based platform provides data-management capabilities without needing a back-end server Mavo, a tool to turn static HTML into reactive web applications without programming code or a server back end, has just moved to the beta stage. It could be boon for non-programmers looking to get their feet wet in web development. Built at MIT […]

Here’s how to watch the WWDC 2017 live-stream on June 5

Apple confirmed that this year’s keynote will be live-streamed. So, you can watch live as Tim Cook unveils new software updates, plus potentially all-new products. WWDC 2017 will be televised… or, live-streamed to be more exact. Apple has confirmed that you will be able to live-stream the keynote for the Worldwide Developers Conference. Apple’s first […]

Building the confidence to go-live

Anyone who has been responsible for a major ERP go-live can attest to the following scenario: You have executed your project plan with some bumps along the way. Overall you are where you expected to be with development and testing, data might be a little bit behind, but training is nearly completed. The boxes have […]

Hungry for innovation? Launch your own incubator

The digital imperative is driving companies to seek new sources of value for their customers, but this mission is difficult within the often cloistered confines and bureaucracy of their headquarters. Seeking to foster a culture that is more akin to startups than the corporate motherships, many large enterprises are cultivating innovation in digital labs and […]

3 fundamental habits of savvy marketers

The last decade has been a fascinating time to conduct business. Although marketing has always been an incredibly fast-paced career, it seems like the rapid advancement and sophistication of internet channels has kicked the job into overdrive. In fact, a study by Gartner found that companies are now spending more on marketing technology than advertising. […]

IBM’s ShinyHappy™ SAP Ariba deal papers over SaaS fail

Emptoris procurement product is being taken behind the shed just five years after acquisition But the announcement glossed over the fact that IBM already has a cloudy procurement solution and is shunting it aside. IBM’s product is called “Emptoris”, from a company of the same name, and was reported to have come with a US$600m […]

9 crazy-useful PC productivity apps

These free and low-cost apps will improve your desktop experience and boost your productivity. What are you waiting for? Go get ’em. For all the popularity of mobile apps and cloud services, the venerable PC continues to be a mainstay of computing today. Indeed, the versatile desktop interface means that the bulk of a day’s […]

22 free tools for data visualization and analysis

Got data? These useful tools can turn it into informative, engaging graphics. You may not think you’ve got much in common with an investigative journalist or an academic medical researcher. But if you’re trying to extract useful information from an ever-increasing inflow of data, you’ll likely find visualization useful — whether it’s to show patterns […]

Amazon Drive bans rclone storage client

Presence of encrypted keys in source code runs afoul of rules The reason turns out to be that the software fails to treat its secrets with suitable discretion. “Rclone has been banned for having the encrypted secrets in the source code,” explained Nick Craig-Wood, primary author of the rclone software, in a post on Saturday. […]