Small business infrastructure and operations
- September 29, 2017
What will it take for people to use encryption software as a matter of course? A Boston startup believes it's got the answer.
- August 18, 2016
Apps for Work: Google's work applications win over young companies and students, but the business suite does have its drawbacks.
- August 03, 2016
Is unlimited vacation time the new flextime for companies eager to attract and hold on to talent?
- June 07, 2016
At online and mobile platform startup TaskRabbit, the TechOps team is as jazzed about the next new thing as the product engineers and data scientists.
- May 12, 2016
A U.K. hotel chain realized it had to get closer to customers who booked their stays through online travel sites. The answer was to cut out the middleman and adopt an API strategy.
- March 22, 2016
Thumbtack, an online marketplace for home and other professional services, faces down a major conundrum of a fledgling platform company: how to build a customer base -- fast.
- February 29, 2016
The next big thing is actually pretty small: an atom-thick lattice of carbon. Graphene sheets may have applications in solar power, computing, IoT and other smart tech.
- August 26, 2015
The Cookie Dining debuts a platform business model designed to outcompete established rivals by offering real-time payment, lower commissions and analytics. It will have to grow fast to do that.
- May 28, 2015
Charlie Schiappa, CIO at MassHousing, invested in a platform-as-a-service tool for a faster, more flexible approach to building applications.
- April 03, 2015
IBM bets $3 billion on a dedicated IoT business group, but CIOs might want to hedge their bets on an IoT partner, says one analyst. Also in Searchlight: Silicon Valley execs rally against anti-LGBT laws; GitHub gets blasted by denial-of-service ...
- January 14, 2015
Virtusize, Clothes Horse and LoveThatFit are trying to solve a burning question for online shoppers: But will it fit?
- December 15, 2014
The future of multichannel integration and customer engagement is nigh -- is your company prepared? In this #CIOChat recap, read tweet chatters' tips and predictions.
- December 09, 2014
The number of channels through which customers engage is growing. In this #CIOChat recap, participants sound off on the requirements of a multichannel engagement strategy, and how CIOs can prepare for the hurdles.
- November 25, 2014
What does a next-gen cellular network look like? Meet Scratch Wireless, a Massachusetts startup looking to disrupt the mobile space by providing 'Wi-Fi First' smartphones that rely primarily on hotspots.
- November 13, 2014
For organizations readying themselves for the future of mobile app development, context and an Agile mind-set are key. In this #CIOChat recap, tweet jammers exchanged ideas on how to prepare for the evolution of user needs.