Products released this year show vendors and IT how to alleviate common pain points. ESJ's editorial director highlights four areas to focus on in the coming year -- which may provide a strong return on your investment.
Google's previously under-wraps operating system is now available to developers as open source code, the company announced on Thursday.
Rich Internet applications and their brainchild, software-as-a-service, are expensive to build. Today they represent the most challenging development process yet.
Moving beyond software testing to understand and measure the structural quality of the entire software system is the key to preventing software glitches.
How to overcome the biggest hurdles to agile adoption in Enterprise IT shops.
Gartner offers an prescription for enterprise architecture ROI
Microsoft didn't want price to be a barrier to SharePoint users
How to keep your Web apps running smoothly when workloads rise.
According to Gartner, cloud computing still has some maturing to do
Bloated enterprise systems are taking more time and money without providing what organizations really need. Learn how Agile methods can help.
Adopters cite OSS' low-cost licensing, flexibility, and -- crucially -- freedom from a Microsoft lock-in as its most attractive features.
Mainframe pros have joined with IBM to tout the virtues of Big Iron-based cloud computing.
A surprising number of open source adopters don't have official OSS policies, exposing them to IP infringement or other violations
Azure amounts to Microsoft's "most significant coordinated shift in strategy" since it got come-to-the-Internet religion in 1995.
If SOA, modernization, and Web 2.0 are complementary IT efforts, then why are they so often viewed as separate initiatives?
We examine how virtualization can benefit developers, the drawbacks of the technology when it comes to testing, and best practices developers can use to exploit the capabilities of virtualization.
Why are hardware and database behemoths focusing so much attention on a segment that -- just 18 months ago -- was a relatively sleepy niche?
Why traditional enterprise software is in disarray, and what technology can be of greatest assistance.
According to a new survey, .NET appears to be widening its lead over Java EE.
You don't typically think of Big Iron as a locus of Web 2.0 activity -- but IBM is trying to recast it as such