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This Week In 60 Seconds: Google Phones, Mobile Trading & More
Commentary  |  10/18/2014  | 
Our one-minute video wrap-up looks at mobile trading, new Nexus smartphones, tablets from Google, and other hot stories.
Geekend: The Ethics Of Making Robots Like People
Commentary  |  10/17/2014  | 
The pinnacle of artificial intelligence is to copy people, but is it ethical?
IT Is Slow? Not Our Fault
Commentary  |  10/17/2014  | 
Everyone's telling IT to hurry up. Bah! Compared to other parts of the organization, IT is greased lightning.
iPad Air 2 Vs. Surface Pro 3: No Comparison
Commentary  |  10/17/2014  | 
Comparisons between Apple's iPad Air 2 and Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 are both inevitable and misguided.
Salesforce.com Wave Analytics Cloud: Pros & Cons
Commentary  |  10/17/2014  | 
Salesforce.com Wave is a big bet that's already generating demand, but will it live up to the billing? Here are six Wave pros and cons.
ICANN: Reforms Needed Before US Hands Over Control
Commentary  |  10/17/2014  | 
US Senator Mark Warner (D-Va.) says we must still address questions about accountability and transparency to ensure an open, secure, stable Internet.
3 Common & Costly CIO Mistakes
Commentary  |  10/17/2014  | 
CIOs are often undone by sticking with old systems too long and failing to market themselves. Here's how to right the ship.
How Johns Hopkins Delivers Coordinated Care
Commentary  |  10/16/2014  | 
Johns Hopkins Community Health Partnership uses Salesforce.com CRM to deliver a coordinated care model that engages an entire community for better health.
4 Healthcare IT Lessons From Dreamforce 2014
Commentary  |  10/15/2014  | 
Healthcare providers, medical device manufacturers, and data analytics firms explore innovative ways to engage patients.
Salesforce.com Dreamforce Turns Cultural Confab
Commentary  |  10/15/2014  | 
Dreamforce mixes Hillary Clinton, will.i.am, The Beach Boys, and philanthropy with a smattering of new-product news and customer testimonials. Is it really a tech event?
9 Tech Companies As Ben & Jerry's Flavors
Commentary  |  10/15/2014  | 
Get ready for Amazon Rainforest Crunch and IBM Big Blueberry Bonanza.
What IoT Can Learn From Industrial Apps
Commentary  |  10/15/2014  | 
The Internet of Things might be hot, but it's not new. Machine data exchange is the core of modern automated production plants and industrial installations.
Where Government Leads: Designing For User Choice
Commentary  |  10/15/2014  | 
When used to benefit the individual, "choice architecture" helps citizens make better choices. It means thinking hard about software defaults.
Mend The Broken Doctor-Patient Relationship
Commentary  |  10/14/2014  | 
Americans have lost faith in the healthcare industry. A more realistic view of the profession, coupled with the right technology, can help restore that trust.
Busting The Myth Of Uncontrollable Healthcare Costs
Commentary  |  10/14/2014  | 
Healthcare expenses are as manageable as any other business expense, with the right data.
DevOps Culture Clash: Think Process
Commentary  |  10/14/2014  | 
Even the most charismatic leader can't just tell people to change from a silo-based culture to DevOps. You have to gradually introduce new goals, one pilot project at a time.
The Amazon Test: Companies Pay Up To Pass
Commentary  |  10/13/2014  | 
Is your technology up to consumer web standards? New CEB data shows companies investing more in customer-facing tech projects.
HealthCare.gov: Lessons From Continuous Software Delivery
Commentary  |  10/13/2014  | 
A tight cycle of development, design, and testing is the best way to keep a big project (even a supposedly Agile one) from blowing up.
Windows 10 On ARM: 7 Observations
Commentary  |  10/13/2014  | 
Microsoft reps have been tight-lipped about the future of Windows on ARM devices but the company has many reasons to remain invested in non-Intel architectures.
A Petri Dish For Healthcare Innovation
Commentary  |  10/13/2014  | 
Peek inside the Innovation Lab's framework for healthcare pros and collaborate on disruptive ideas via the Innovation Centers Summit Workshop.
Cartoon: Unstructured Data Fatigue
Commentary  |  10/13/2014  | 
It's been a long hard day in the data mines.
5 Ways Data Science Teams Can Raise Their Profiles
Commentary  |  10/10/2014  | 
What to do when your team of data scientists is isolated from the rest of the company.
Source Escrow, Meet Grumpy IT Guy
Commentary  |  10/10/2014  | 
Today's gripe: The source code escrow service shake-down.
Geekend: How Idiots Fool Themselves & Us
Commentary  |  10/10/2014  | 
How do know-nothing blowhards get promoted beyond their ability? By making us think they are smarter than they are.
Pink Architecture: New Technology Leadership
Commentary  |  10/10/2014  | 
Want success with enterprise architecture? Maybe you need a woman's touch.
Healthcare Insurance Regs Must Keep Up With Tech Advances
Commentary  |  10/10/2014  | 
Antiquated rules could get in the way of improving people's health and lowering their healthcare costs.
Who Should Be InformationWeek’s 2014 Chief Of The Year?
Commentary  |  10/10/2014  | 
Tell us the technology leaders who are changing your company or industry.
Internet Of Things Devices: 4 Traits For Survival
Commentary  |  10/10/2014  | 
Darwin's survival of the fittest, adapt-or-die principle applies to technology, too.
10 Real Reasons Microsoft Skipped Windows 9
Commentary  |  10/9/2014  | 
Many people are speculating why Microsoft skipped from Windows 8 to 10. Consider these colorful possibilities.
Internet Of Things Needs Government Support
Commentary  |  10/9/2014  | 
The US risks being left behind as other countries invest in ubiquitous computing. Here's a seven-point framework to bolster the US's support of IoT technologies.
Healthcare Software Development: We Can Do Better
Commentary  |  10/9/2014  | 
Yes, users do know what they want from software. And developers must listen.
How To Avoid 'Technical Success, Business Failure'
Commentary  |  10/8/2014  | 
Here are six reasons such failures happen, along with fixes -- and some real-world examples of technical successes gone wrong.
EHRs Must Find Zebras Among The Horses
Commentary  |  10/8/2014  | 
EHRs should be adaptive, so that when something like the Ebola outbreak occurs, the overworked ER doc has help catching the one critical piece of information that wasn't as relevant a year ago.
Is 'New Style Of IT' Good For HP Customers?
Commentary  |  10/8/2014  | 
CEO Meg Whitman promises to help IT teams move to a new way of operating. Then what?
Communications Economics: Harvest The Past, Fund The Future
Commentary  |  10/7/2014  | 
The goal of the modern communications model is to reduce costs while improving productivity and efficiency. Here's an overview of how to get it done.
'Why Not?': Power Phrase For Women In Tech
Commentary  |  10/7/2014  | 
Don't talk yourself out of challenges, jobs, or life experiences, female tech leaders at Interop advise IT professionals -- and a group of high school students in attendance.
Amazon Isn't Evil
Commentary  |  10/7/2014  | 
The online retailer has its faults, but it's competing in business, not a bridge tournament.
HP Split: Why Two Beats One
Commentary  |  10/6/2014  | 
HP has finally pulled the trigger on a split first proposed in 2011. Here's why Meg Whitman's methodical approach makes sense.
Facebook Health? Thumbs Down
Commentary  |  10/6/2014  | 
Facebook may be eyeing the healthcare space to create new communities and apps. Given Facebook's privacy history, users will be wary.
Getting Results: It's All About The Wins
Commentary  |  10/6/2014  | 
IT pros often conflate "busy" with "effective." No one cares if you worked 60 hours last week -- they care what you accomplished.
Windows 10, OS X, Lies, Damn Lies & Version Numbers
Commentary  |  10/6/2014  | 
Software versioning is supposed to be a logical system. Problem is, there's precious little logic left in how Microsoft, Apple, and other vendors number their software.
How's Your Enterprise Wearables Strategy?
Commentary  |  10/6/2014  | 
The Apple Watch release in early 2015 will set the stage for wider enterprise adoption of wearables. Here are some scenarios to prepare for.
Healthcare Optimization Requires Better Data
Commentary  |  10/3/2014  | 
Existing clinical data does not tell us who needs access to what care and when. Solving that mystery is where we'll see real savings.
Ad Haters: The Backlash Against Google And Facebook
Commentary  |  10/3/2014  | 
Social network Ello is capitalizing on discontent with online advertising.
ICD-10 Survey: Procrastination Rules
Commentary  |  10/3/2014  | 
Without deadline pressure, ICD-10 progress has halted, says Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange study. Is anyone really surprised?
Oracle: SQL Best For Big Data Analysis
Commentary  |  10/2/2014  | 
Oracle admits there's a place for Hadoop and NoSQL, but it's sticking with its relational-database-centric view of big data opportunity.
From EHR To Healthcare App Platform
Commentary  |  10/2/2014  | 
As part of his "Free the Data" series, Georgia Tech's Mark Braunstein interviews Josh Mandel, architect of the SMART Platform.
Businesses Gain From Internet Fast Lanes
Commentary  |  10/2/2014  | 
Don't socialize the Internet; embrace pay-to-play.
Google Glass And Consumers: Nothing To See Here
Commentary  |  10/2/2014  | 
Google Glass may soon transform the workplace, but the mainstream disconnect runs deep.
The New CIO: C Stands For Change
Commentary  |  10/2/2014  | 
What does the CIO role look like now, and what will it look like in the future? Experts at Interop New York share the key skills and traits that will soon separate the winners from the losers.
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