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A Lousy Database Can Doom Your Apps
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
Commentary
Accounting, transaction, and even navigation applications are based on the same basic type of structured database that has underpinned enterprise applications for the last three decades or more. So why aren't we paying more attention to these databases?
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 8/4/2015
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IBM, CVS Partner On Watson-Based Patient Care
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
Commentary
A new agreement by IBM and CVS will use Watson to better manage patient care. However, there are a few concerns about privacy.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 7/30/2015
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10 Cool Fitness Trackers That Aren't Apple Watch
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Recording health data is a key selling point of Apple Watch, but there are many fitness trackers that measure steps, calories, and sleep at a fraction of the cost.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 7/20/2015
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Programming Without Developers: Jitterbit APIs
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Jitterbit's Harmony Live is a cloud platform for designing, connecting, and deploying APIs without the help of computer programmers.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/15/2015
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The Age Of Biotechnology Has Arrived
InformationWeek Staff,
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In a talk at this year's InformationWeek Conference, Adriana Karaboutis, a former Dell CIO and current executive vice president of technology and business solutions for Biogen, talked about how IT and healthcare are staring to fuse together, creating a new age of biotechnology.
By InformationWeek Staff , 7/14/2015
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Teradata's Big Data Appliance: Analysis For Everyone
William Terdoslavich, Freelance Writer
News
With the latest release of its Teradata Appliance For Hadoop, the vendor keeps its focus on pre-loaded racks with commodity hardware that are pre-configured with a Hadoop solution and its attendant management applications.
By William Terdoslavich Freelance Writer, 7/9/2015
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Analytics Provides Better Online Learning
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
MIT researchers are using analytics to identify a way to predict when students are likely drop online courses.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/2/2015
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Google Wants You To Be Healthy
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
News
An assortment of cloud-based data-collecting and data-analysis tools aimed at health practitioners, researchers, and individuals offers ideas for any enterprise looking to maximize cloud computing.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 6/29/2015
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4 IoT Skills IT Pros Need
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
Commentary
If enterprises adopt IoT guidelines put forth in a recent study from Accenture and Fjord, it could fundamentally change the way you go about your job as an IT pro.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 6/19/2015
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7 Super Cloud Storage And File-Sharing Platforms
Network Computing and Interop, Author
News
Cloud sync-and-share services can help businesses reduce on-site equipment, improve backup and compliance, and foster worker collaboration. Find out which platforms are enterprise-worthy.
By Network Computing and Interop Author, 6/2/2015
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GE's Kate Johnson: How CIOs Can Be Heroes
Chris Murphy, Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
GE's new software group CEO aims its industrial Internet message at CIOs, as she helps GE up its software selling game.
By Chris Murphy Editor, InformationWeek, 5/28/2015
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Ads Built By Algorithm
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Persado contends its machine learning system can produce better direct response ads than human ad copywriter.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 5/28/2015
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Why We Need Design Thinking In Healthcare
Leonard D'Avolio,
Commentary
Designers begin by understanding how people work in the real world, and then create the best IT system that's technically feasible.
By Leonard D'Avolio , 5/25/2015
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Streaming Analytics: Government Must Step Up
Chris Steel, Chief Solutions Architect, Software AG Government Solutions
Commentary
By blending static big data with streaming analysis, agencies will get insights they've never had.
By Chris Steel Chief Solutions Architect, Software AG Government Solutions, 5/18/2015
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The 'Internet Of Me' Is Getting Real In Healthcare
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Biogen's Andi Karaboutis believes medicine is about to get much more personal.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 5/11/2015
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How A Healthcare Clinic Plans To Become A Software Company
Mark Braunstein, Professor of the Practice, Georgia Institute of Technology
Commentary
Marshfield Clinic has been using its home-grown electronic health record system for 20 years. Now it wants to sell EHRs as a cloud service.
By Mark Braunstein Professor of the Practice, Georgia Institute of Technology, 5/8/2015
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SAP Lays Out Its Internet Of Things Platform
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
Commentary
SAP's IoT platform envisions companies tying a "device cloud" back to SAP enterprise apps for predictive analytics and process monitoring.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 5/6/2015
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IBM Watson Dives Further Into Cloud, Healthcare Analytics
William Terdoslavich, Freelance Writer
News
IBM is looking to expand its Watson cognitive computing platform into many more fields, including cloud and healthcare. This includes bringing in more partners and developers.
By William Terdoslavich Freelance Writer, 5/5/2015
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Tech Innovation From Unexpected Sources: A Healthcare Provider
Mark Braunstein, Professor of the Practice, Georgia Institute of Technology
Commentary
Geisinger Health System shows that big, long-established providers can drive digital innovation.
By Mark Braunstein Professor of the Practice, Georgia Institute of Technology, 5/5/2015
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UPS: Where Good Is Never Enough
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
UPS, the No. 1 company in the InformationWeek Elite 100, is analyzing a constantly changing, 100-terabyte data warehouse in order to start predicting problems and delays and dealing with them sooner.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 4/28/2015
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