Barely a Quarter of SMBs Buy Software That Meets Their Needs

A new survey shows that only 27% of SMBs buy software that meets or exceeds their needs.

The Software Decade Is Now

Kevin Wang, Snowflake board member and Altimeter Capital partner, says that the next decade looking ahead is going to be the Software Decade.

Volkswagen Experiencing Software Issues and Delays With ID.3

Volkswagen is having trouble with the software in its all-electric ID.3, leading to delivery delays.

Lowe’s Goes the DIY Route For Software Development

Lowe’s slogan is “do it right for less.” While that primarily applies to home repair and improvement, the company is also applying it to the world of software development. According to a report in the Wall Street Journal, Lowe’s is…

It Is a Multi-Cloud World, Says VMWare COO

“VMWare allows the datacenter to act like a public cloud,” says VMWare COO Sanjay Poonen. “It is a multicloud world. While AWS will be first and preferred for us, we want every customer that has VMWare in the private cloud…

How to Write Code 10-20 Times Faster

Appian CEO and founder Matt Calkins says that their code writing platform is a generational improvement that will literally, according to an independent study, enable developers to write code 10-20 times faster because it takes the code writing out of code writing.

Google Seeks to Transform Education with New Change Center

Last week the Google for Education Transformation Center was announced as a hub and launch pad for school change. Google has long been involved in pushing technology to improve and modernize education, but with the launch of the Center it…

Salesforce Einstein Announced–Artificial Intelligence for Everyone

In a major initiative that has been in the works for two years, Salesforce is integrating artificial intelligence into all of its CRM cloud platforms. It enables any business to use clicks or code to build AI-powered apps that get…

Amazon Is Acquiring Software Company NICE

Amazon announced that Amazon Web Services is acquiring NICE, a software and services provider for high performance and technical computing. NICE will operate under its existing brand and continue to work with its customers and partners ad well as develop…

Mac Users Get Microsoft Office 2016

Microsoft just released Office 2016 for Mac in 139 countries and 16 languages. It includes major updates across the entire suite of apps (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and OneNote). The company says this was its biggest Office for Mac beta…