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Paul McDougall is a former editor for InformationWeek.
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posted in November 2009

Interop: Microsoft Exec Says 'Google Me'

11/19/2009
A Microsoft executive speaking at Interop Thursday unwittingly highlighted the challenge his company faces in building brand recognition around its Bing search engine. The exec told audience members seeking his contact info to "Google me."

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Interop: Which Cloud Is Right For You?

11/18/2009
Look up in the sky and you might see cirrus, stratus, or cumulus clouds. Similarly, cloud computing comes in multiple flavors. The one you should choose depends on, among other things, how much vendor lock-in you're prepared to accept in exchange for banishing complexity from your IT organization.

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Web 2.0 Expo: Search Goes Social

11/17/2009
The classic Internet search model, where users type in a query and are confronted with page upon page of links ranked by someone else's idea of relevance, is giving way to a more efficient paradigm in which results are informed by who the searcher is, who his or her friends are, where they live, and other user-centric data.

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Next For India? Business Analytics

11/9/2009
Accenture is adding 8,000 positions to its Indian operations, a move that will push the outsourcer's total headcount on the subcontinent to about 50,000. Many of the new employees will work on business analytics tools. Last week, IBM opened a biz analytics lab in the country. Smell a trend yet?

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