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VA Implements Waiting Room 'Smart Chairs'
News  |  9/25/2014  | 
The Department of Veterans Affairs installs Vecna's kiosk-based Vitals Chair at some facilities, aims to give patients more control and insight into their healthcare while streamlining practitioner workloads.
Workday Student Debuts With Higher-Ed Recruiting
News  |  9/25/2014  | 
Workday steps up competition against Oracle PeopleSoft with Workday Student suite. Recruiting is first of seven components.
My iOS 8 Update-Gate Survival Story
Commentary  |  9/25/2014  | 
Like many others, I fell victim to Apple's botched update to iOS 8. Here's how I brought my iPhone back to life.
Jolt Awards: Best New Books For Developers
News  |  9/25/2014  | 
From our sister site Dr. Dobb's, the Jolt awards honor the best books of the past 12 months.
Developers Suffer As Documentation Vanishes
Commentary  |  9/25/2014  | 
Paltry documentation for developer tools greatly diminishes our ability to work well in subtle but important ways.
OpenStack Can Be 'Rosetta Stone' Of Cloud
Commentary  |  9/25/2014  | 
Nebula chief strategy officer Chris Kemp explains OpenStack's ambitions to be the universal translator between public and private cloud systems.
One Big Idea For Data Center Storage
Commentary  |  9/25/2014  | 
A single, global file management system turns data center-centric thinking inside out. It grants ease of access around the world but keeps control centralized.
Mobile Healthcare Tools Empower Consumers
Commentary  |  9/25/2014  | 
Mobile apps such as online comparison tools help consumers make informed healthcare decisions.
BlackBerry's Hardware Hail Mary: 4 Challenges
News  |  9/25/2014  | 
Is BlackBerry's Passport smartphone a triumph for keyboard loyalists? Or BlackBerry's last hurrah in hardware?
Apple Yanks Buggy iOS 8 Update
News  |  9/25/2014  | 
Apple continues a week of miscues with an iOS 8 update that killed cellular service for some users.
6 Things Not To Do With iPhone 6
Slideshows  |  9/25/2014  | 
Got a shiny new Apple iPhone 6 or 6 Plus? Here's a tip: Don't bend, blend, shoot, drop, submerge, smash, or otherwise destroy it.
4 Outsourcing Lessons IT Can Learn From Automakers
Commentary  |  9/25/2014  | 
Automakers get 80% of a vehicle's components from suppliers. Why are they better at outsourcing than IT?
Hortonworks Invests In Spark On Hadoop
News  |  9/24/2014  | 
Hortonworks improves Hive integration, plans security and performance upgrades for hot Spark in-memory analytics platform.
Talko: Collaboration's Missing Link?
News  |  9/24/2014  | 
Ray Ozzie's new app, Talko, blends live and recorded voice conversations with text messages and images for mobile workforces. We talk to Talko co-founder Matt Pope.
6 DevOps Salary Negotiation Tips
Commentary  |  9/24/2014  | 
DevOps pros, take note. Interop speaker Dustin Whittle explains how to position yourself as indispensable.
Data Science That Makes a Difference
Commentary  |  9/24/2014  | 
Big data is about more than just business. It holds potential to address social problems and improve the lives of people around the world.
Internet Of Things Intrigues Intelligence Community
News  |  9/24/2014  | 
IoT presents big opportunity for intelligence agencies, along with information overload and privacy risks.
9 Innovative Products: Designers Of Things Conference
Slideshows  |  9/24/2014  | 
Wearable, 3D printing, and Internet of Things technologies are in their infancy. But these products show that design can satisfy both the head and the heart.
ADP CIO Pursues Passion, Lands COO Role
Commentary  |  9/24/2014  | 
CIO Mike Capone moves to SaaS company Medidata Solutions, which provides tools to manage clinical trials.
Private Clouds Come Down To Earth
News  |  9/24/2014  | 
Intrigued by the concept of a converged infrastructure but worry you lack the expertise to DIY? Dell, HP, IBM, VMware, and other vendors want to help.
Open Data Center Alliance Pushes TOSCA
News  |  9/24/2014  | 
Cloud standards group ODCA pushes TOSCA standard for workload mobility across cloud service providers. Where is Amazon?
Building Mobile Developer Skill Sets: 4 Tips
Commentary  |  9/24/2014  | 
As more companies become mobile app developers for the first time, here's advice on managing two big challenges.
Local Governments Embrace Cloud: 5 Benefits
News  |  9/24/2014  | 
The federal government is aggressively promoting cloud computing, and the trend is trickling down to city and county agencies like Mecklenburg County, N.C.
Who Will Be The Netflix Of Healthcare?
Commentary  |  9/24/2014  | 
Healthcare disruption is real, the MediFuture event showed. How you react determines whether it's a threat or an opportunity.
5 SaaS Myths Busted
Commentary  |  9/24/2014  | 
From "SaaS promotes shadow IT" to "SaaS saves time and money," an InformationWeek survey finds that it's time to retire some old saws.
IT Dress Code: 10 Cardinal Sins
Slideshows  |  9/24/2014  | 
You don't need to be a runway model to succeed in IT, but please stop making these office fashion faux pas. Remember, you work for an enterprise, not on the Enterprise.
The 'Rock Star' Government CIO, Redefined
Commentary  |  9/23/2014  | 
Relationships matter for CIOs who must navigate politics and bureaucracy to assert authority over a centralized, coordinated IT strategy.
iOS 8 Users Gripe About Bugs
News  |  9/23/2014  | 
Apple's latest operating system may be its "best ever," but iOS 8 is stumbling out the gate with a fair share of bugs, posters to Apple forums say.
4 Penetration Testing Tips: Interop Preview
Commentary  |  9/23/2014  | 
Jumpstart your enterprise security testing efforts with this advice from Interop speaker David Rhoades of Maven Security Consulting.
Apcera Emerges, Gets Snapped Up By Ericsson
News  |  9/23/2014  | 
Apcera, started by Cloud Foundry chief architect Derek Collison, launches new platform for software deployment, a policy imposition system.
Salesforce.com Platform Helps Companies Build Mobile Apps
News  |  9/23/2014  | 
Salesforce.com introduces ExactTarget Journey Builder for Apps to support engaging, marketing-savvy mobile applications.
Healthcare Needs Cyber Security Leadership & Governance
Commentary  |  9/23/2014  | 
Cyber security breaches point to a bigger problem than inadequate security technology or processes. They point to failed leadership and governance strategies.
Puppet Server's Big Revamp
News  |  9/23/2014  | 
DevOps community favorite Puppet Labs has rewritten Puppet Server to identify, configure, and manage groups of servers at the same time.
4 Awful Company Retreat Ideas
Commentary  |  9/23/2014  | 
Company retreats can be done right -- but not if they involve hypnotists. Avoid these event choices.
6 Ways To Consumerize IT Without Dumbing Down
Commentary  |  9/23/2014  | 
Here's how to make enterprise software more user-friendly while also maintaining its capabilities and security.
Apple iPhone Sales Break Record
News  |  9/22/2014  | 
More than 10 million iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus devices were sold over the weekend.
Microsoft OneDrive Offer Targets iOS 8 Storage Pains
News  |  9/22/2014  | 
Microsoft increases free OneDrive cloud storage to 30 GB -- but only if you act before the end of the month.
Google Ditches Mandatory Google+ Signups
News  |  9/22/2014  | 
When you sign up for a service such as Gmail or Google Docs, you may opt out of Google+ via a "No thanks" button.
Apple iPhone 6 Plus: My First Weekend
News  |  9/22/2014  | 
After a few days of heavy use, Apple's big-screened iPhone 6 proves to be the right choice.
Apple iPhone 6 Plus Teardown Analysis
News  |  9/22/2014  | 
Teardown.com VP and general manager Joel Martin offers a cost analysis of Apple's new large smartphone.
10 New Side Projects For Larry Ellison
Slideshows  |  9/22/2014  | 
Now that Ellison has ceded his CEO title, might he have time for new hobbies? We have some ideas.
Ellison & 7 Other Tech Lions Still Roaring
Commentary  |  9/22/2014  | 
Larry Ellison's non-retirement reminds us of a few other tech industry elder statesmen still in the thick of running their companies.
Radar Gun Targets Texting & Driving
Commentary  |  9/22/2014  | 
Commsonics' new "texting gun" aims to stop one of the most dangerous practices on the road.
Wearables In The Workplace: 3 Realities
News  |  9/22/2014  | 
Wearables innovation will happen first in the enterprise, but CIOs should brace themselves for security and integration challenges.
CloudBees Drops PaaS, Shifts To Continuous Integration
News  |  9/22/2014  | 
CloudBees changes focus to Jenkins continuous integration server, Cloud Foundry partnership.
IT Salary Survey 2014: Government
Steal Our Slides  |  9/22/2014  | 
Federal government IT professionals saw modest bumps in compensation. But that doesn't mean all is well: 29% of staffers had fewer training opportunities, and 21% of managers had their benefits cut. Half are looking for new jobs.
Is Your Healthcare IT Governance Keeping Up?
Commentary  |  9/22/2014  | 
Some healthcare organizations struggle with ineffective steering committees, budgets that slash critical IT support, and disengaged users. Is yours one of them?
Cartoon: If FCC Allows In-Flight Cellphones
News  |  9/22/2014  | 
Our cartoonist discovers FCC's secret plan for cellphone conversations on airplanes.
Black Friday: How To Avoid Ecommerce Disaster
News  |  9/22/2014  | 
Can your retail site handle the traffic deluge on the busiest shopping day of the year? Avoid these six performance-testing mistakes, says BlazeMeter.
6 Habits Of Unsuccessful IT Pros
News  |  9/22/2014  | 
Watch out for these career sinkholes -- and learn how to recover if you've fallen into one.
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