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Apple, IBM Partner for Healthcare Analytics
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Health data collected on Apple devices will be stored in IBM's Health Cloud for analysis by medical professionals and researchers.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/15/2015
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Microsoft Buys Datazen For Mobile BI
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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The Datazen acquisition will enhance Microsoft's focus on mobile data analytics and accelerate its Power BI strategy.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/14/2015
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Microsoft IoT: Connecting Kitchens And Factories
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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In two new partnerships, Microsoft will work with Fujitsu and Miele to improve manufacturing and make smart ovens a reality.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/14/2015
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Epic On EHR Interoperability: Not A '1-Time Project'
Mark Braunstein, Professor of the Practice, Georgia Institute of Technology
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Epic has ridden the wave of electronic health record adoption to huge success. Now it needs to help drive a wave of EHR data-sharing.
By Mark Braunstein Professor of the Practice, Georgia Institute of Technology, 4/10/2015
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Amazon Launches Machine Learning-As-A-Service
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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AWS's Andy Jassy announced a Machine Learning service at an Amazon Summit in San Francisco April 9, based on the parent retailer's internal use.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 4/10/2015
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HP Retreats From Public Cloud
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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Rather than challenge Amazon, Google, and Microsoft as a cloud computing provider, HP has decided to focus on competitions it can win.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 4/9/2015
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Workday Brings 'Insights' To Talent Management
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Workday offers Talent Insights app to reduce employee churn, the first of a coming wave of big data applications.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 4/9/2015
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VMware Adds 8th vCloud Data Center, In Melbourne
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
VMware already has one data center in Tokyo, and is considering adding more in Asia. The new facilities will offer Google services through the companies' new partnership.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 4/8/2015
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Walmart, BoA Are Top IT Spenders
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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Walmart tops the list of the 10 biggest IT spenders, which otherwise is dominated by banks and financial services companies.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 4/8/2015
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Tableau 9.0 Keeps Focus On End-User Productivity
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
Commentary
Tableau Software's latest upgrade adds tools for data prep, quick calculations, and making predictions without need of a PhD.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 4/7/2015
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Microsoft's Revolution Analytics Deal Is Finalized
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Microsoft outlines plans to add R-language-based advanced analytics capabilities and integrations after finalizing its purchase of Revolution Analytics.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 4/6/2015
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Infor CEO Charles Phillips Touts Cloud ERP Gains
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
Commentary
Phillips says Infor can sell SaaS ERP to C-level and line-of-business execs without worrying about also selling databases and middleware to IT as Oracle and SAP do.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 4/2/2015
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Amazon Bulks Up Cloud Instances For Big Data
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Amazon Web Services' larger virtual servers show the company is pursuing an enterprise-scale data warehouse and big data tasks.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 4/1/2015
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Why Pinterest Updates Its Mobile App Every 3 Weeks
Chris Murphy, Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
As established companies embrace mobile apps, they'll need to think more like Internet companies such as Pinterest.
By Chris Murphy Editor, InformationWeek, 4/1/2015
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10 Apple Acquisitions: What Do They Mean?
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Apple has a habit of buying tech companies. Let's look at its most recent acquisitions and in what ways each might enhance the company's future.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/1/2015
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MongoDB Counters Couchbase Performance Claims
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
Commentary
MongoDB test reports superior durability and throughput compared to Cassandra and Couchbase, but is it another case of biased, vendor-sponsored research?
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 3/31/2015
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IBM Announces IoT Business Unit, Cloud Services
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
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IBM ups the ante on Internet of Things analysis, launching a $3 billion bet on cloud-based ecosystem. How will Microsoft and Amazon respond?
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 3/31/2015
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ClearStory Data Touts Speedy Big Data Analysis
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
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ClearStory taps HDFS and Apache Spark in the cloud to let business users blend high-scale, variable data and analyze it with in-memory speed.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 3/30/2015
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Microsoft Azure Services Power Ziosk Dining Experience
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Microsoft HDInsight and Azure ML help Ziosk gain dining insights from more than 77,000 table-top tablets deployed at Chili's and other restaurants.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 3/30/2015
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Big Data Certifications: Finding The One That Works For You
InformationWeek Staff,
News
We canít tell you which big data certification programs to choose -- that depends on a number of variables in your personal IT career goals and work situation. What we can do is provide you with a selected list of the vendor certifications available.
By InformationWeek Staff , 3/30/2015
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