Archive: February, 2014

by Jaime Grimes

5 Benefits of GIS Use in Mobile App Development

A Geographic Information System (GIS) captures, stores, analyzes and presents geographical data.

It’s the technology that lets your smartphone, for example, display where a location is on a map.

GIS has been around for some time, but has gained recent prominence with the rise in smartphone and tablet use, particularly…

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by Ted Chappell

Salesforce1 Enhancements Due in Spring ’14 Release

Salesforce is at it again with its Spring ’14 Release launching in March.

The new release has more than 150 new features, including major enhancements like general availability of the Salesforce1 mobile app, the SalesforceA administrator mobile app, new APIs for developers, multi-component, multi- monitor support, the Private AppExchange and general…

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by Jaime Grimes

Big Data Leads Top-Paying IT Skills

IT professionals with big data-oriented languages, databases and skills took home the highest paychecks in 2013, according to the Dice Tech Salary Survey released last month.

In fact, nine of the top 10 average tech salaries were related to big data, with skills and experience including R, NoSQL, MapReduce,…

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by Jeffrey Riozzi

Why Cloud Security is Within Reach

Despite ever-rising cloud adoption rates, some companies have been reluctant to aggressively move applications to the cloud. Security – or the fear of security breaches – is largely to blame.

CIOs, cloud security is within reach, and here are three reasons why.

CIO enlightenment
CIOs are realizing…

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by Dr. Frank Speidel

3 Must-Read Resources to Understanding Big Data in Healthcare

As the New Year begins, we can reflect on the past year’s technology investments’ maturation. Fittingly, the December Harvard Business Review closed 2013 with a spotlight on “Making Your Company Data-Friendly.” Three of the articles provide some edgy considerations for healthcare IT in 2014.

Analytics 3.0

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by Jaime Grimes

A Guide to Salesforce Certification Tracks

If you want to increase your marketability in a white-hot job market as an IT professional, consider receiving Salesforce certification.

To find your best path to Salesforce certification, review the tracks below and click on the Salesforce certification pages for each to view study guides, recommended training, sample exam questions…

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