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NASA Technology Roadmap: A Heavenly Guide For IT And CIOs
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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10 IT Hiring Trends Confounding Private, Public-Sector CIOs
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
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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
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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
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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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Microsoft Cloud-First Push Shines In CRM, Lags In ERP
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
Commentary
Microsoft's Dynamics CRM Online business is growing quickly, but Dynamics AX Online is still stuck at the gate. What's the holdup?
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 3/17/2015
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'Wave 2' Wireless Deployments Power Education In Houston
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
Commentary
In Houston, "Wave 2" wireless networking deployments are helping one community college revamp how students and faculty view education, especially with video.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 3/12/2015
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Salesforce Service Cloud Intelligence: Leader Or Laggard?
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Salesforce Intelligence Engine promises to route service calls to the right agents, balance case workloads, and ease service across channels. On some counts, Oracle has it beat.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 3/9/2015
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IT Career Success Takes Ditching Your Silo Mindset
Lawrence Garvin, Technical Product Marketing Manager, SolarWinds
Commentary
There are four IT career silos that good IT leaders must help knock down.
By Lawrence Garvin Technical Product Marketing Manager, SolarWinds, 2/18/2015
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IBM Watson Cloud Gains Eyes, Ears, And A Voice
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
IBM Watson developer cloud adds speech-to-text, text-to-speech, visual recognition, and decision services. Will businesses build their own Jeopardy apps?
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 2/6/2015
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Silicon Valley Expands Unevenly
Rick Merritt, SiliconValley Bureau Chief, EE Times
News
Income inequality grows even in Silicon Valley, but there's no bubble ahead.
By Rick Merritt SiliconValley Bureau Chief, EE Times, 2/5/2015
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SAP Clarifies S/4Hana Release Dates, Licensing Terms
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
SAP's Bernd Leukert sets the record straight on S/4Hana availability, licensing terms, and what upgrades current Business Suite customers can expect.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 2/5/2015
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