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UPS: Where Good Is Never Enough
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
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UPS, the No. 1 company in the InformationWeek Elite 100, is analyzing a constantly changing, 100-terabyte data warehouse in order to start predicting problems and delays and dealing with them sooner.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 4/28/2015
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Wal-Mart CIO Karenann Terrell: Data Analysis Key To Customer Insights
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
After leaving a healthcare firm, Karenann Terrell, the CIO of mega-retailer Wal-Mart, found that data analysis at the company is "at a much higher level of sophistication than I had expected."
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 4/29/2015
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SAP Lays Out Its Internet Of Things Platform
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
Commentary
SAP's IoT platform envisions companies tying a "device cloud" back to SAP enterprise apps for predictive analytics and process monitoring.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 5/6/2015
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SAP Simple Finance: Gateway For The Little Guy
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
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SAP Simple Finance is the software giant's answer for customers who aren't huge.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 5/6/2015
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4 Ways IT Can Inspire Business Confidence
Pam Baker, Author and freelance writer
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An EMC study revealed that business leaders don't think their companies are ready for the data-driven future. Worse, they have no confidence in IT to correct course. Here's why it happened, and what IT can do to win back the confidence of business execs.
By Pam Baker Author and freelance writer, 5/6/2015
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Intel Xeon E7v3 Chip Designed For BI, Big Data
R. Colin Johnson,
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Intel's latest Xeon processor boasts 18 cores and is designed to speed up BI and big-data workloads.
By R. Colin Johnson , 5/6/2015
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Google Launches Cloud Bigtable Database Service
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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Cloud Bigtable brings Google infrastructure to cloud computing customers, and might be particularly useful for Internet of Things applications.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 5/6/2015
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8 Linux Security Improvements In 8 Years
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Linux started getting really serious about security in 2007, and it has made big strides in the past three years. As open source code faces more threats, Linux can't rest on its laurels.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 5/6/2015
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IBM Watson Dives Further Into Cloud, Healthcare Analytics
William Terdoslavich, Freelance Writer
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IBM is looking to expand its Watson cognitive computing platform into many more fields, including cloud and healthcare. This includes bringing in more partners and developers.
By William Terdoslavich Freelance Writer, 5/5/2015
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Tech Innovation From Unexpected Sources: A Healthcare Provider
Mark Braunstein, Professor of the Practice, Georgia Institute of Technology
Commentary
Geisinger Health System shows that big, long-established providers can drive digital innovation.
By Mark Braunstein Professor of the Practice, Georgia Institute of Technology, 5/5/2015
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Pinterest Opens Up To Developers
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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Can Pinterest avoid the missteps of other social networks that courted developers?
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 5/5/2015
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6 Ways To Master The Data-Driven Enterprise
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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Data-driven companies share characteristics that enable them to achieve more with their data than others in their industries. We reveal what separates the masters from the wannabes.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 5/4/2015
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IBM, Apple Partner On iPads For Elderly In Japan
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
With Japan's steadily climbing percentage of elderly residents, IBM, Apple, and their Japanese partners are combining their efforts to serve an aging population.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 5/1/2015
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Salesforce Deal: Who Could Buy It?
William Terdoslavich, Freelance Writer
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A report sparked widespread speculation about the future of Salesforce. Is it ripe for acquisition, and, if so, which tech giant might buy it?
By William Terdoslavich Freelance Writer, 5/1/2015
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The NSA, Surveillance, And What CIOs Need To Know
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
Commentary
At the Interop Keynote, things get frightening as the EFF's Kurt Opsahle recounted the NSA surveillance history.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 4/29/2015
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Wal-Mart CIO Karenann Terrell: Data Analysis Key To Customer Insights
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
After leaving a healthcare firm, Karenann Terrell, the CIO of mega-retailer Wal-Mart, found that data analysis at the company is "at a much higher level of sophistication than I had expected."
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 4/29/2015
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UPS Delivers On Data
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
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At the InformationWeek Conference, data rock star Jackie Woods told the story of how UPS went down the data highway from 2003 to the present. It is a story about being "constructively dissatisfied."
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 4/29/2015
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UPS: Where Good Is Never Enough
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
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UPS, the No. 1 company in the InformationWeek Elite 100, is analyzing a constantly changing, 100-terabyte data warehouse in order to start predicting problems and delays and dealing with them sooner.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 4/28/2015
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The Jet Propulsion Laboratory Reaches For The Cloud
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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NASA's JPL, No. 3 in the InformationWeek Elite 100, has turned to cloud computing to make real-time analytics available to missions.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 4/28/2015
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The Weather Company: Cloud Journey Requires Cultural Change
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
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The Weather Company, the No. 5 company in the InformationWeek Elite 100, embraced cloud infrastructure in order to meet dramatic swings in demand for weather information.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 4/28/2015
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Esurance Puts Analytics Closer To The Customer
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
A new rules-engine platform lets the insurance company offer more personalized packages when selling policies online. One of eight Elite 100 Business Innovation award winners.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 4/28/2015
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Hoag Memorial Finds Better Care Through Data Sharing
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
The hospital group overhauled its tech strategy to boost data usage, patient health, and collaboration between business units and the IT organization. One of eight Elite 100 Business Innovation award winners.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/28/2015
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