July 2011 Archives
Wednesday, 27th July 2011
Inmagic is launching an idea management system called IdeaNet this week, claiming to deliver the "right mix of culture, process, and tools to support open and fluid lines of communication across organizational communities and silos." That's quite a mouthful, not to mention a lot of Big Ideas right there.
IBM Has New Web Analytics Solutions
IBM has a new Web analytics service available, as part of an announcement earlier this month that combines technologies from its acquisitions last year of Coremetrics and Unica. This continues the trend with other large software companies who have significant analytic tools such as Adobe's Omniture and Webtrends.
Top Trends of 2011: Second Screen Apps
This week we're reviewing five trends that have helped define 2011. So far we've covered online privacy, group messaging and HTML5. Today we're looking at a still emerging trend, but one which is (pardon the pun) very much worth watching: second screen apps. By that we mean apps that run on your smartphone or tablet device and complement your…
The History of Programming Languages [Infographic]
Rackspace recently published a nice infographic on the evolution of programming languages. It starts with FORTRAN and COBOL and runs through Ruby on Rails (which, yes, is a framework and not a language). Unfortunately, it omits such influential languages as Lisp, ALGOL 60 and Smalltalk. But including every important language ever would make for…
Google Plus Traffic Declines 3%
Google Plus has been live for a month, and some have already begun to fret about its health. According to Experian Hitwise, Google Plus traffic for last week declined 3% from the week before. This might suggest that some of the initial shine has worn off, but it's certainly too early to call it a trend. Google Plus has surpassed 10 million…