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Weekly recap: 5 ways cloud computing will change IT, the key to great web software, and more…

EducationEvery week, I share the most interesting and useful tech articles that I’ve found over the past week. This week’s top articles focus on how cloud computing will change IT, embeddable BI, and more. I hope you find them useful:

Nine unheralded technology innovations
Some technologies get all the press, while others go almost unnoticed. This article lists some of the most important, but often overlooked, tech innovations.

5 ways cloud computing will change IT
Cloud computing sure gets all the attention these days, and appears set for widespread business adoption in the near future. How will this change the traditional IT department? This article lists a few ways.

The key to great web software is a consistent intuitive user interface
If your company is moving to a Software as a Service (SaaS) approach, there are many elements to consider. While the user experience may get lost in the shuffle, this article explains why it’s so important.

10 reasons to use embeddable BI solutions
Do you want to know one of the biggest reasons why business intelligence software often isn’t used by end users? It’s because most BI solutions force users to add another step to their daily routine. They must open a new program or access a new application in order to view their data. Here’s a better way: Bring BI to the users. Embed it in the applications they already use. Make it a part of their daily routine.