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Chicago Cloud Computing Tax Is Not Amusing
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
Commentary
In a new ruling, Chicago is planning to tax cloud-computing services such as Netflix and Apple's new music service. CIOs should pay attention.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 7/3/2015
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IBM Makes Lake George World's Smartest Lake
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
News
Over 60 researchers, including ones from IBM and Rensselaer Polytechnic, are turning Lake George into a sea of sensors.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 6/30/2015
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IBM Aims To Ease Data Sharing For Police, Emergency Services
William Terdoslavich, Freelance Writer
News
IBM's Safer Planet, a sub-unit of the company's Smarter Planet effort, is expanding its cloud-based offerings with the goal of making data sharing and analysis affordable and accessible to IT professionals in a wide range of public safety and emergency management agencies.
By William Terdoslavich Freelance Writer, 6/22/2015
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Adobe Upgrades Creative Cloud Apps, Launches Stock
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Adobe's major Creative Cloud update stretches across 15 applications and includes new tools for iOS and Android users.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 6/16/2015
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Google GCP Customers Sungard, PwC Share Use Cases
William Terdoslavich, Freelance Writer
News
At the Google Next event in New York City, executives from Sungard and PwC talked about how they're applying the company's cloud platform to meet enterprise-scale big data needs.
By William Terdoslavich Freelance Writer, 6/14/2015
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Cloud Market Finds A Home In Michigan County
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
Commentary
Oakland County, Mich., has been providing services to towns for years. Now it's expanding its services through a new government cloud marketplace.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 6/2/2015
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FedRAMP: Sure-Fire Path To Acquisition In The Cloud Market
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Little known Virtustream, Autonomic Resources, and Carpathia had one thing in common -- FedRAMP certifications. This helped when it came to acquisitions.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 6/1/2015
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NASA Technology Roadmap: A Heavenly Guide For IT And CIOs
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
News
NASA's Technology Roadmap for 2015-2035 gives hints about the future of IT in your enterprise. Here's how space is changing big data, supercomputing, and other technologies.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 5/21/2015
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Google Cloud Platform Drops Price, Again
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
It's also offering a big discount for computing jobs that aren't time sensitive and thus can run during low-demand times.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 5/18/2015
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Streaming Analytics: Government Must Step Up
Chris Steel, Chief Solutions Architect, Software AG Government Solutions
Commentary
By blending static big data with streaming analysis, agencies will get insights they've never had.
By Chris Steel Chief Solutions Architect, Software AG Government Solutions, 5/18/2015
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Google Faces More Scrutiny Over Right To Be Forgotten
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
A group of 80 Web academics have penned an open letter to Google insisting on more transparency for right to be forgotten requests in Europe.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 5/14/2015
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IT Staff Fearful Of Cloud? Try Cloud Whispering
Jonathan Feldman, CIO, City of Asheville, NC
Commentary
Don't force people into cloud scenarios they fear. Here are some ways to win them over first.
By Jonathan Feldman CIO, City of Asheville, NC, 5/8/2015
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The Jet Propulsion Laboratory Reaches For The Cloud
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
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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10 IT Hiring Trends Confounding Private, Public-Sector CIOs
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
News
State government CIOs have some of the same hiring problems as their private-business counterparts. Here are 10 of the biggest trends in IT hiring and what executives can do to get the best talent.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 4/20/2015
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Salesforce Unifies B2B Marketing, Reporting, Sales Support
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Salesforce Pardot Intelligent Engagement Studio and Sales Cloud Engage support marketing, measurement, and sales-rep-crafted micro-campaigns.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 4/9/2015
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Apache Spark: 3 Promising Use-Cases
James Kobielus,
Commentary
Spark is the shiny new thing in big data, but how will it stand out? Here's a look at "fog computing," cloud computing, and streaming data-analysis scenarios.
By James Kobielus , 3/27/2015
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IoT Revolution: Is The Enterprise Ready?
Susan Fourtané, Science & Technology journalist, writer, and philosopher
Commentary
In the connected future, the Internet of Things is expected to play a huge role in everyday life. Are enterprises ready to handle IoT, and what does it mean for security?
By Susan Fourtané Science & Technology journalist, writer, and philosopher, 3/27/2015
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FTC: Google Received No Favors During Investigation
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
The FTC is pushing back against reports that it gave Google favorable treatment due to the search engine giant's lobbying prowess. Google is also facing more scrutiny in Europe.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 3/26/2015
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DARPA Robotics Challenge Gears Up For Finale
Joe Stanganelli, Attorney, Beacon Hill Law
News
The latest highlights from DARPA's years-long robotics competition show us just how creative we can be. Here's what you need to know in advance of the grand finale in June.
By Joe Stanganelli Attorney, Beacon Hill Law, 3/24/2015
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Adobe Document Cloud Takes Aim At Paper
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
The company's forthcoming cloud-backed Acrobat DC, with the help of mobile devices, promises to turn paper documents into editable digital forms.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 3/18/2015
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