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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.
Accenture Unit Will Update VA's EHR
News  |  7/3/2014  | 
VistA Core modernization and modularization will prepare the Veterans Administration's electronic health records system for the future.
VW.com Revamp Needed 2 Mechanics: IT + Marketing
Commentary  |  7/3/2014  | 
Volkswagen's relaunch of the car shopping site VW.com showed what IT and marketing teams can produce when they truly work together.
3 Myths Of Police Data Integration, Debunked
Commentary  |  7/3/2014  | 
Databases that don't talk to each other are hurting law enforcement: If police can't connect the dots across state lines, bad guys can get away. Data integration is key.
Cerner, Mission Health Rewrite Partnership Rules
News  |  7/3/2014  | 
Ten-year contract rewards EMR vendor Cerner if Mission Health saves money on new cost-saving measures they implement together.
Our Definitions Of Leadership Are Mostly Wrong
Commentary  |  7/3/2014  | 
We don't have enough strong leaders. No wonder. We can't even define the term.
Teradata Scales Up R Analytics On Aster
News  |  7/3/2014  | 
Teradata Aster already supports MapReduce, graph, and SQL analysis. Aster R feature adds faster, scaled, R-based analytics.
Microsoft Outlook Web App: Slicker Email Attachment Handling
News  |  7/3/2014  | 
Improved Outlook Web App takes the clutter and confusion out of email attachments, says Microsoft.
Let's Experiment On Facebook
Commentary  |  7/3/2014  | 
Facebook angered lots of people with its experiments to manipulate users’ moods. What might happen if 800 million users decide to return the favor?
Monster Tool Aggregates Your Social Posts For Job Recruiters
News  |  7/2/2014  | 
What do your public social network posts say about you? TalentBin by Monster aggregates them into a database for hiring managers -- whether you're looking for a job or not.
Business Analytics Will Help Healthcare, Just Not Overnight
Commentary  |  7/2/2014  | 
Healthcare systems designed in the 1990s need to get in sync with today's business analytics.
Google's API Riddle
News  |  7/2/2014  | 
Google services are everywhere -- but the company's lack of long-term commitment to products and APIs make it tough to know which ones to include in new apps.
IBM Pledges Nanotube Transistor By 2020
News  |  7/2/2014  | 
After two decades of research, transistor innovations seem to be on the right track.
DataStax Cassandra Release Packs More Than Spark
News  |  7/2/2014  | 
DataStax Spark support may grab headlines, but a bring-your-own-Hadoop connector in DataStax Enterprise 4.5 deserves equal billing.
Android Wear Gives Google Edge In Smartwatch Race
News  |  7/2/2014  | 
Google stands to gain a firm(er) foothold in the wearables market ahead of Apple's iWatch.
Moore's Law In Triage
News  |  7/2/2014  | 
Are we reaching the limits of our ability to keep making smaller, faster chips? The world's smartest engineers gather in San Francisco to discuss how to keep Moore's Law alive.
Windows 8.1 Vs. iPads: Battle For The Classroom
News  |  7/2/2014  | 
Windows devices are starting to gain ground in school systems, a traditional Apple stronghold.
Amazon Strikes Back With Lower Cost Instances
News  |  7/2/2014  | 
Amazon Web Services feels the breath of competition, responds with lower cost, "bursty" T2 instances.
Goodbye PBX, Hello IT Architecture
Commentary  |  7/2/2014  | 
It's time to embrace a new enterprise communications model and ditch the old one. Here's why, in the first of a multi-part series.
Virtual Currencies Draw Fresh Regulator Scrutiny
News  |  7/2/2014  | 
Federal regulators are paying more attention to the growing use of bitcoin and other virtual online currencies. The GAO calls for more consumer protections.
First Robotic Exoskeletons For Paraplegia Win FDA Approval
News  |  7/2/2014  | 
People with spinal cord injuries have a new mobility option.
Hadoop Jobs: How To Outsmart Unicorn Hunters
Commentary  |  7/2/2014  | 
While some employers insist on searching for mythical perfect candidates, mere mortals can win Hadoop jobs. Search wisely and demonstrate the right blend of skills.
How To Explain Big Data To A 5th Grader
Commentary  |  7/2/2014  | 
Just how big is big data? What problems does Hadoop solve? This mom explained it in plain English using the example of an online game.
Windows XP Stayin' Alive
News  |  7/1/2014  | 
Microsoft no longer supports Windows XP, but 25% of PC users still use it today -- twice as many as use Windows 8 and 8.1.
Databricks Spark Plans: Big Data Q&A
News  |  7/1/2014  | 
Databricks has a bold vision -- based on Apache Spark -- to become big data's epicenter of analysis. Executives Ion Stoica and Arsalan Tavakoli discuss the details and how Google Cloud Dataflow compares.
Advice To Europe: Don't Strangle Tech Investment
Commentary  |  7/1/2014  | 
To boost its lackluster productivity and economic growth, Europe must loosen its regulatory hold on information and communication technologies.
5 Ways To Build A Balanced IT Team
News  |  7/1/2014  | 
Here's how one CTO assembles and cultivates a well-balanced IT team. Consider some of his hiring and talent tactics.
Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini: Dialed-Down Specs
News  |  7/1/2014  | 
Samsung's new mini smartphone offers most of the GS5's defining features, but power users will be disappointed.
What Docker Needs From PaaS: Apprenda's Take
News  |  7/1/2014  | 
Enterprise platform-as-a-service provider discusses Docker's role in a future, developer-driven, Linux-container world.
Healthcare Data Analytics Gone Wrong
Commentary  |  7/1/2014  | 
Healthcare providers need to keep their eye on the right patients as they look for ways to boost revenue and reduce risk.
OmniMD To Expand Specialty EMR Offerings
News  |  7/1/2014  | 
Cloud-based electronic medical records vendor expects to add at least five new surgery specialties and 14 practice specialties.
Data Scientist Role: How Will It Evolve?
Commentary  |  7/1/2014  | 
As mainstream industries such as retail increasingly adopt big data initiatives, the roles of data scientists and other data professionals will change during the next few years. Here's a peek.
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