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Oracle Big Data SQL: 5 Key Points
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Oracle's new big data tool won't cover all the analysis bases, but it will enable SQL-savvy professionals to query Hadoop and NoSQL sources.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 7/21/2014
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Internet of Sports: How Seattle Sounders Track Performance
Shane O'Neill,
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The US soccer powerhouse uses wearable devices and data visualization to analyze the fitness levels of stars like Clint Dempsey.
By Shane O'Neill , 7/21/2014
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IBM 2Q Results Hint Of Turnaround
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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IBM keeps investing in growth areas, but its sales slump continues. Talks with GlobalFoundaries on chip plant takeover reportedly stall.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 7/18/2014
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IBM-Apple Deal Feeds CIO App Ambitions
Chris Murphy, Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
But do CIOs want Apple-only, ready-made apps? Custom, in-house apps have advantages.
By Chris Murphy Editor, InformationWeek, 7/17/2014
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CIO-CMO Relationship: Plagued By Digital Pretenders
Chris Curran, Advisory Principal & Chief Technologist, PricewaterhouseCoopers
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Digital strategies that focus only on customer engagement are shallow. But to go deeper, CIOs and CMOs must be partners.
By Chris Curran Advisory Principal & Chief Technologist, PricewaterhouseCoopers, 7/17/2014
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Tech Titans: Midyear Report Card
Mike Feibus,
Commentary
Amazon, Google, and other major tech players went on a shopping spree in the first half of 2014. Here's a look at who won, who lost, and why -- along with a peek ahead.
By Mike Feibus , 7/17/2014
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Internet Of Things: 8 Pioneering Ideas
Susan Nunziata, Community Editor
News
Today's Internet of Things remains a disparate assortment of ideas and products competing for attention. These pioneers should intrigue enterprise IT.
By Susan Nunziata Community Editor, 7/17/2014
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Apple-IBM Deal: Trouble For Google, Microsoft
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Apple's alliance with IBM will make it harder for Android and Windows Phone to carve a niche in the workplace.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/17/2014
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Microsoft's Nadella: Productivity Is Our Soul
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella promises Worldwide Partner Conference audience that productivity tools will top the company's priorities in the age of mobile and cloud.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 7/16/2014
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Apple, IBM Deal: When Siri Meets Watson
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
Apple and IBM's alliance has huge potential, starting with slick, intelligent business apps that could challenge Google, Microsoft, and others.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 7/16/2014
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Data-Driven Personalization: Its Time Has Come
Joe Kennedy, Senior Fellow, Information Technology & Innovation Foundation
Commentary
Despite privacy concerns, the long-term impact will be better products and services and more loyal customers.
By Joe Kennedy Senior Fellow, Information Technology & Innovation Foundation, 7/16/2014
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Internet Of Things: 4 Areas IT Can Prep
Jeff Kaplan, Managing Director, THINKstrategies
Commentary
Most IT groups are not ready for the Internet of Things. It's time to get proactive -- or risk expensive missteps that will be difficult to fix.
By Jeff Kaplan Managing Director, THINKstrategies, 7/16/2014
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6 Ways To Create An Agile Company Culture
Alexis Monville, Chief Agility Officer, eNovance
Commentary
Your entire company food chain must be committed to agile techniques to get any real results.
By Alexis Monville and Frédéric Lepied , 7/16/2014
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Data Centers Edge Toward Innovation
Greg Ferro, Network Architect & Blogger
News
Our new survey shows growing demand, fixed budgets, and consolidation projects dying on the vine as CIOs look to cloud providers -- not to offload services, but to steal ideas.
By Greg Ferro Network Architect & Blogger, 7/16/2014
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SAP, Esri Build Stronger Mapping Ties
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
SAP and Esri port geospatial analysis to SAP Hana, bring mapping to CRM, asset-management, mobile apps, and Lumira data visualizations.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 7/15/2014
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Chef Finds Docker A Close Fit
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
Chef, a leading open-source configuration system, finds Docker's Linux containers fit into its workflow and aid DevOps-oriented operations.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 7/15/2014
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Big Data Needs Democratization, CloudSigma Says
Jeff Bertolucci,
News
CloudSigma CEO advocates for a public repository of research data accessible not only to powerful institutions, but also to everyday people.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 7/15/2014
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Oracle Joins SQL-On-Big-Data Bandwagon
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
Oracle Big Data SQL release promises secure, SQL-based access to databases, Hadoop, and NoSQL without moving data.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 7/15/2014
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Microsoft Pushes Partners To Cloud
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
At its Worldwide Partner Conference, Microsoft urged partners to focus on cloud services and revealed new programs and resources to help them transition.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/14/2014
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Internet Of Household Things: Convince Me
Junko Yoshida,
Commentary
My washer needs to speak to my grill? I'm talking back to IoT devices that talk behind my back.
By Junko Yoshida , 7/14/2014
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