Can Crowdsourcing Beat Dr. House?
Startup CrowdMed uses a mix of prediction market software, crowdsourcing, and gamification to help patients gain insight from hundreds of medical detectives.
Cloud Holdouts Face Tipping Point
If your technology strategy doesn't emphasize a phased approach to cloud architectures during the next 18 months, it might be time to look for a new job.
Microsoft Azure Intelligent Systems: 4 Facts
Microsoft tries to become a power player in the brave new world of Internet-connected sensors, using a cloud-based Internet of Things management service, Azure Intelligent Systems.
Microsoft Reveals Big Data Strategy
Microsoft's new tools aim to serve all users -- not just data scientists -- extracting insight from big data sets and the Internet of Things.
Internet Of Things Goes Home
The "connected home" is becoming a reality thanks to improved broadband networks and mobile apps. Here's a rundown of how our homes are getting smarter.
Google Glass Gets Down To Business
Google's new Glass At Work program aims to capitalize on the enterprise's interest in Google Glass, even if consumers are still skeptical.
Bluetooth Wants Its Bite Of Big Data
Bluetooth's low-energy implementation makes the ubiquitous wireless technology ideal for the Internet of Things' data-swapping ways, says Bluetooth backer.
Hadoop Jobs: Where To Find Them
One in three IT jobs requiring Hadoop skills is based in California, but other regions should see big-data-related hiring increases in the next few years, says Dice.com.
TellSpec Brings Big Data To Dinner
Handheld scanner uses spectroscopy, cloud-based algorithms, and mobile app to deliver nutritional facts -- and red flags -- about the foods we eat.
20 Great Ideas To Steal In 2014
We've singled out 20 InformationWeek Elite 100 winners whose IT projects have transformed their businesses. Use them to inspire creativity and advance your plans.
PG&E Delivers On Promise Of Smart Meters
Pacific Gas & Electric analyzes new information from meters to better cope with times of peak energy usage. One of eight profiles of InformationWeek Elite 100 Business Innovation Award winners.
Google+ Adds Page View Count
Wondering how many people have seen your Google+ content? Now you can find out. Here's what you need to know about the new feature.
NFL CIO: Football's Digital Transformation
NFL tech leader Michelle McKenna-Doyle tells InformationWeek conference attendees about new digital fan experiences, injury-prevention tools, and an Internet-of-shoulder-pads.
Doctors Are Drowning In Data
Technology isn't enough to improve healthcare. Doctors must be able to distinguish between valuable data and information overload.
Big Data In The Home
Home security, energy management, and health monitoring tools will bring the Internet of Things to the connected home.