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Microsoft Enhances Azure, Office 365
News  |  7/9/2014  | 
Microsoft sets the tone for its Worldwide Partner Conference with new Office 365 plans, Azure analytics, and storage announcements.
9 Books IT Leaders Should Read
Commentary  |  7/9/2014  | 
Here's a mix of business books and compelling novels to help inspire new ideas this summer.
Google Apps: 5 New Features For Businesses
News  |  7/9/2014  | 
Catch up on the newest Google Apps features, including a premium version of Google+, Hangouts integration with Microsoft Outlook, and new admin controls.
Android Data Wipe Leaves Personal Data
News  |  7/9/2014  | 
Factory reset tool on Android smartphones does not remove all photos, emails, chats, and other personal data, says security firm.
Military E-Health Record Project Falls Short
News  |  7/9/2014  | 
Veterans Affairs and Defense Department EHR plan lacks critical cost data needed to fund and guide effort, GAO says.
CloudPhysics Adds Virtual Storage Troubleshooting Service
News  |  7/9/2014  | 
Storage Analytics app applies predictive analytics to virtual storage problems inside customers' VMware-equipped data centers.
Controversial Cyber Security Bill Advances
News  |  7/9/2014  | 
Senate bill aims to promote information sharing to combat cyberthreats, but critics contend it lacks privacy protections.
Google CEO: Fight Unemployment With Job Sharing
Commentary  |  7/9/2014  | 
Google CEO Larry Page suggests we can reduce unemployment by dividing jobs in half.
5 Steps To Storm-Proof Your Data
Commentary  |  7/9/2014  | 
With proper preparation, cloud-based disaster recovery will enable your organization to weather the season of storms and power outages.
Retro Macro Viruses: They're Baaack
News  |  7/9/2014  | 
Malicious Virtual Basic for Applications (VBA) macros are back, this time using social engineering to trick users into opening infected attachments, says Sophos.
Are Macs Taking Over the Enterprise?
News  |  7/9/2014  | 
More enterprises are embracing Macs, but is OS X actually challenging Windows?
12 Tech Greats: Where Are They Now?
Slideshows  |  7/9/2014  | 
What happened to Rod Canion, Andy Grove, and their peers who shaped modern technology? Catch up on some original tech visionaries.
Gartner: Rising Enterprise Software Spending Won't Lift IT
News  |  7/8/2014  | 
CRM and ERP spending will rise through 2015, but the switch to cloud and hosting means data center spending won't keep pace.
Samsung Smartphone Juggernaut Shows Signs Of Weakness
News  |  7/8/2014  | 
Slower-than-expected smartphone and tablet sales lead Samsung to warn investors about profit drop.
Urban Observatory Maps Comparisons Between Cities
News  |  7/8/2014  | 
Urban data map, bound for the Smithsonian by way of Esri's user conference, was created in partnership with Richard Saul Wurman, architect, graphic designer, and founder of the TED conference.
Pentaho Preps Data On Hadoop, Analyzes On MongoDB
News  |  7/8/2014  | 
Pentaho 5.1 adds YARN support to support predictive analysis, transforms JSON for analysis on MongoDB.
Oracle Upgrades Virtualization Server For OpenStack
News  |  7/8/2014  | 
Oracle VM 3.3 includes a technology preview of its OpenStack distribution, enables virtualized Oracle databases to run in the cloud.
Isis Flees Brand Tainted By Terror
News  |  7/8/2014  | 
There's no such thing as bad publicity, unless the publicity is really bad. Just ask the mobile payments service formerly known as Isis.
Retention Strategy: Treat Everyone As An Individual
Commentary  |  7/8/2014  | 
It pays for IT leaders to leverage and cater to their people's unique talents, competencies, attitudes, and needs.
3 BYOD Risk Prevention Strategies
Commentary  |  7/8/2014  | 
An effective BYOD plan must balance control with convenience. Here's what to keep in mind.
Tech Leaders On Speed Vs. Risk: InformationWeek Video
Commentary  |  7/8/2014  | 
GE, Netflix leaders explore how to develop new products and features faster while controlling the risk.
How Public Cloud Could Revive VDI
News  |  7/8/2014  | 
Consumer-class cloud services force IT to get aggressive with endpoint control or accept that sensitive data will be in the wind -- or take a new approach, such as reconsidering virtual desktops.
HIPAA Complaints Vex Healthcare Organizations
News  |  7/8/2014  | 
Since 2013, complaints to the Department of Health and Human Services have risen regarding Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act violations.
Shadow IT Is An Opportunity, Not A Problem
Commentary  |  7/8/2014  | 
Shadow IT isn’t a scourge. It’s an opportunity for IT to engage the business and add value, says CBS Interactive’s Steve Comstock.
PC Market: Don't Call It A Revival
News  |  7/7/2014  | 
Ultramobile hybrids and Windows XP upgrades have slowed the bleeding but the PC slump hasn't ended.
Florida Law Aims To Tighten Data Security
News  |  7/7/2014  | 
Florida's new data privacy law increases security accountability for all enterprises; healthcare providers could face greater burden to protect patients' personal information.
IBM Turns Cheek, Takes On China's Problems
News  |  7/7/2014  | 
IBM sales are down in China, but the company is doubling down with a 10-year initiative to address the country's energy and environmental problems.
Facebook Mood Experiment Draws FTC Complaint
News  |  7/7/2014  | 
Electronic Privacy Information Center files a complaint against Facebook alleging that its news feed experiment deceived users and violated a 2012 Consent Order.
Internet of Things Done Wrong Stifles Innovation
Commentary  |  7/7/2014  | 
Anticipate and embrace the changes the Internet of things will bring or it will do more harm than good.
TSA Requires Charged Devices At Some Overseas Airports
News  |  7/7/2014  | 
Homeland Security tells US-bound air travelers at certain overseas airports that mobile devices need to be operational when boarding, or gadgets will be confiscated.
Big Data: No Hoarding Allowed
News  |  7/7/2014  | 
The best insights come from data you've just collected, not the musty bits you've saved for years, argues SumAll's CEO.
Windows 8.1 Multitasking: 5 Tips
News  |  7/7/2014  | 
To multitask in Windows 8, you had to jump between drastically different UIs. But Windows 8.1 changes that: Get more productive using these tips.
4 Steps To Build A Better Mobile Business
Commentary  |  7/7/2014  | 
Designing a mobile app that solves real business problems requires a four-step approach. Here's how jeweler Alex and Ani did it.
Don't Set The CISO Up To Fail
Commentary  |  7/7/2014  | 
More healthcare organizations are hiring CISOs -- a good thing. But bad management structure, insufficient resources, and poor understanding of risks often doom these newly appointed security executives.
UN Studies Social Data For Global Pulse
News  |  7/7/2014  | 
United Nations' Global Pulse initiative partners with social data provider DataSift to analyze worldwide opinions on vaccinations, poverty, and other humanitarian topics.
Too Old To Earn Big In IT?
Commentary  |  7/7/2014  | 
If you're feeling like your IT career has passed its 'sell by' date, you're not alone, according to the results of our latest flash poll.
The Internet Of Small Things Spurs Big Business
Commentary  |  7/7/2014  | 
IoT scenarios that appear consumer-centric and disposable hold broad business opportunities.
Robots Rising: 7 Real-Life Roles
Slideshows  |  7/7/2014  | 
Today's robots feature improved components and capabilities that take them out of labs and into oceans, hospitals -- perhaps even your workplace. Take a closer look.
IT Speed & Agility: Battery Ventures Interview, Part 1
IT Speed & Agility: Battery Ventures Interview, Part 1
InformationWeek Videos  |  7/7/2014  | 
Battery Ventures' Adrian Cockcroft discusses how IT departments can move fast while maintaining reliability.
IT Speed & Agility: Battery Ventures Interview, Part 2
IT Speed & Agility: Battery Ventures Interview, Part 2
InformationWeek Videos  |  7/7/2014  | 
Adrian Cockcroft, technology fellow at Battery Ventures, discusses ways to improve the reliability of IT systems.
GE Power & Water CIO Discusses IT Speed & Agility
GE Power & Water CIO Discusses IT Speed & Agility
InformationWeek Videos  |  7/7/2014  | 
Jim Fowler explains how opening an office in Silicon Valley helped GE speed up its development processes.
Facebook Mood Manipulation: 10 Bigger Problems
Commentary  |  7/5/2014  | 
Facebook's failure to communicate about its mood experiment is the least of the things Internet companies do to us.
10 Ways Google Must Improve Android
Slideshows  |  7/5/2014  | 
Google's upcoming Android "L" version introduces improvements including Android for Work and stronger app security. But Google still has plenty of gaps to fill.
Hurricane Arthur: Healthcare IT Teams Brace
News  |  7/3/2014  | 
As the first hurricane of the Atlantic season approaches, healthcare organizations can still take steps to secure data.
Geekend: A Tiptoe Through Kickstarter
Commentary  |  7/3/2014  | 
Kickstarter is place where dreams go to become reality ... and to be mocked by the Geekend.
Google Users Change Search Habits After Snowden
News  |  7/3/2014  | 
Researchers find significant decrease in "embarrassing" and "private" terms in Google searches after NSA surveillance revelations.
Internap, CenturyLink Say Bare-Metal Is Hot
News  |  7/3/2014  | 
Managed service providers are turning outsourced services into more cloud-like offerings; bare-metal servers in the cloud now a trend on the rise.
Google Rolls Out Android Wear Apps
News  |  7/3/2014  | 
Google has updated most Android devices to be compatible with Android Wear and a new batch of apps.
Hurricane Arthur Vs. Data Visualization: Supplies Riddle
News  |  7/3/2014  | 
Humanitarian organization Direct Relief uses mapping to visualize needs and plot the logistics of distribution before disaster strikes.
Salesforce.com Bolsters Mobile Data Visualization
News  |  7/3/2014  | 
Salesforce1 Mobile app gains drillable dashboards, sharable snapshots, and links to third-party visualization tools including Google Charts.
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