Every Friday, I share the most interesting and useful tech articles that I’ve found over the past week. This week’s top articles cover a wide range of topics, from changing enterprise software to mobile apps to outsourcing and much more. I hope you find them useful:
9 powerful business uses for tablets
You’ve probably heard all the talk about tablets in the business. The real question is: How can my company use tablets? This slideshow shares some great ideas and examples of ways other companies are using tablets in their business.
Why Oracle may really be doomed this time
Enterprise software is changing. Companies no longer have to spend millions of dollars implementing new enterprise software packages. We are seeing a dramatic shift away from expensive, clunky enterprise software and towards cheaper, flexible options.
8 best cities for IT Jobs in 2012
Word on the street is that the IT job market is improving this year. If you’re wondering where/what these jobs are, here’s a short slideshow for you. It not only lists the best places to find IT jobs, it also lists the most in-demand skills for each city. Here’s a hint: If you’re a Java developer, mobile developer, or web developer in general, things are looking good.
Beyond BYOD: Building mobile business apps
For all the talk of managing consumer devices in the enterprise, one question is largely ignored: What opportunities does this mobile transformation present? This article does a good job of going beyond BYOD and addressing the bigger questions.
How to save the IT industry in 4 (not so easy) steps
Politicians have zeroed in on the topic of outsourcing this election year, but would their proposals actually help anything? This author says “no”, and goes on to list 4 things they could do to help remedy the situation.