Microsoft Office Cloud Computing
Office is Microsoft’s single-biggest profit driver. The revamped Office, could be the most ambitious version so far which takes the advantage of cloud computing and is designed for use with the upcoming Windows 8 operating system. Cloud computing is used to store documents and settings on the Internet by default, and is compatible with touch screens widely used in tablets. The company last updated Office in 2010, when it incorporated online versions for the first time. The probability of full version of Office 15 is expected to be available in early 2013. The latest version of Office comes as Apple, Inc. and Google, Inc. make inroads into the workplace, long Microsoft’s stronghold.
For complete information visit: http://www.mb.com.ph/articles/366396/microsoft-office-goes-cloud-computing
Andara: The Revolution in Mobile Business Intelligence
In today’s world most of the SMB actually don’t have the feel of what Business Intelligence is and how it can improve their company’s productivity. Andara, the cool dashboards company, announced the launch of the most collaborative and powerful tool for increasing the productivity of SMB’s. Andara is a mobile performance management app and has no setup cost. The vision of Andara is to democratize the use of BI in all companies, including SMBs, because all have the same objectives to manage growth and profitability.
For complete information visit: http://www.virtual-strategy.com/2012/07/18/andara-revolution-mobile-business-intelligence
Mobile phone access reaches three-quarters of planet’s population
Mobile subscriptions has grown from fewer than 1 billion in 2000 to over 6 billion now, that includes both pre-paid and post-paid of which nearly 5 billion are in developing countries says the World Bank. Last year alone, mobile users worldwide downloaded more than 30 billion apps. Simultaneously with the emerging ‘app economy’ in agriculture, healthcare, financial services and government is changing approaches to entrepreneurship and employment in the developing world.
For complete information visit: http://www.finextra.com/news/fullstory.aspx?newsitemid=23910
Collaboration will drive cloud computing
Earlier cloud computing was an initiative to reduce cost but now companies are going for it to increase flexibility and agility. Cloud has become the model to enable the flexibility and speed to market the crucial needs of business. According to Janse van Vuuren, Director of Africa CIO Forum and CEO of The Thinking Cap, the need to cut costs has steered many businesses along the infrastructure journey from basic to a virtualised infrastructure, and finally, to cloud computing.
For complete information visit: http://www.itweb.co.za/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=56812:collaboration-will-drive-cloud-computing