PayPal steps it up with OpenStack

Payment pro PayPal recently migrated from VMware to OpenStack. Sri Shivananda, the man who spearheaded the migration talks about the rationale behind the move, and shares his two cents' worth for CIOs contemplating a cloud switch.

4 ways to make Evernote smarter and safer

Even if you've been regularly using Evernote to capture your notes and ideas, you've probably only scratched the surface of what it can do. Here are some features and tricks that can help you take your Evernote expertise to the next level.

How to Apply Lean Methodology to IT

Lean methodology espouses continuous improvement of all processes by eliminating waste in everything the company does. Here's how to go about implementing it.

Starbucks mobile ordering gets you caffeine quicker

Starbucks this week widely released a mobile order-ahead feature it's been testing since December 2014. The feature is far from unique, but it works as promised and will likely help the coffee retailer boost sales.

IT: Forget the Device, Secure the Data

Last June, Wisegate, a crowd sourced IT research company, surveyed hundreds of its senior-level IT professional members to assess the current state of security risks and controls in business today. The respondents considered malware and breaches of sensitive data to be the primary security risks/threats, followed by malicious outsider risk.

DevOps Orchestration Tools Represent a New Risk to the Enterprise

A DevOps mindset paired with automated orchestration tools is a double-edged sword. While this methodology is widely viewed and implemented as a way to simplify deployment and reduce traditional security risks, it also brings a whole new set of risks with it.

Things We Love About Microsoft Office 2013

Office 2013 was designed with IT admins in mind. The new version of Office features improved deployment options, better security and a strong cloud connection.