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Twitter, IBM Partner On Social Insight For Business
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Twitter data will be made available through IBM's cloud and enhanced with its analytics to support enterprise apps and business decisions.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 10/29/2014
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Cloud & Mobile Tech Improve Emergency Systems
Todd Piett, Chief Product Officer, Rave Mobile Safety
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As public communication networks evolve, cloud and mobile technology are helping to make emergency response systems more efficient.
By Todd Piett Chief Product Officer, Rave Mobile Safety, 10/29/2014
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In Government, No Excuse For Missing Documents
Ellis Booker, Technology Journalist
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To meet regulatory obligations -- and avoid accusations of cover-up and incompetence -- federal agencies must get serious about digitizing records.
By Ellis Booker Technology Journalist, 10/27/2014
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Connecting With The Digital Citizen
Elaine Beeman, Managing Director, Accenture Federal Services Management Consulting
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Accenture's Elaine Beeman outlines the principles of the federal Digital Playbook and how they relate to projects like relaunching HealthCare.gov.
By Elaine Beeman Managing Director, Accenture Federal Services Management Consulting, 10/27/2014
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SAP Unleashes Major Hana Upgrade
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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SAP Hana Service Pack 9 adds multi-tenancy, data tiering, and streaming analysis, while answering a longstanding cost complaint.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 10/24/2014
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5 Big Data Trends Government IT Can't Ignore
Christian P. Hagen, Partner, A.T. Kearney
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Government IT leaders must stop sitting on the big data sidelines, waiting to make a play.
By Christian P. Hagen Partner, A.T. Kearney, 10/22/2014
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Google Buys Firebase, Fills Cloud Apps Hole
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Bolstering Google Cloud Platform, Firebase service helps developers create mobile and web apps that store and sync data in real-time.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 10/22/2014
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SAP Cloud Plan On Track, Says McDermott
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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SAP profits are down -- temporarily the company insists -- but cloud revenues are up and are set for growth through the Concur acquisition.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 10/21/2014
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IBM Lays Internet Of Things Foundation
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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IBM is offering a set of APIs and cloud services through its BlueMix platform to simplify development for networked devices.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 10/21/2014
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White House Launches More Open Data Initiatives
Henry Kenyon,
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Agencies' use of open data helps citizens, boosts economy, says government official.
By Henry Kenyon , 10/17/2014
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Salesforce.com Dreamforce Turns Cultural Confab
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
Dreamforce mixes Hillary Clinton, will.i.am, The Beach Boys, and philanthropy with a smattering of new-product news and customer testimonials. Is it really a tech event?
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 10/15/2014
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Cloud Cruiser Expands Cloud Usage Tracking
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Cloud Cruiser 4.0 adds greater capabilities to track and bill for usage in hybrid public clouds and private clouds.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 10/15/2014
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Accela Acquires Government CRM Apps
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare
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Creator of cloud apps for government buys Government Outreach, known for citizen relationship management tools.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare, 10/15/2014
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Google Adds Chat Help For Tech Support
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Google addresses the IT gap among its small business customers by expanding Google for Work support options.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 10/14/2014
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HealthCare.gov: Lessons From Continuous Software Delivery
Anders Wallgren, CTO, Electric Cloud
Commentary
A tight cycle of development, design, and testing is the best way to keep a big project (even a supposedly Agile one) from blowing up.
By Anders Wallgren CTO, Electric Cloud, 10/13/2014
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Connected Cars Vs. Cybercrime: Tough Fight
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writer
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Automakers should consider adding real-time intrusion detection and response capabilities, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 10/13/2014
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Salesforce.com Unveils Wave Analytics Cloud
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Salesforce.com enters $38 billion analytics market with a NoSQL-based platform that puts five-button data-analysis basics on smartphones.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 10/13/2014
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Federal Agencies Struggle To Quantify Data Consolidation Savings
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writer
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At least six federal agencies report lack of data needed to calculate savings from data center consolidation efforts.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 10/6/2014
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DoD May Invite Cloud Vendors Into Govt. Data Centers
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writer
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In an effort to tap commercial cloud technology without sacrificing security or control, the Department of Defense considers two potential models.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 10/3/2014
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Ex-NSA Director Touts Cybersecurity As A Service
Elena Malykhina, Technology Journalist
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Gen. Keith Alexander advocates a better way for companies, large and small, to deal with cyber threats.
By Elena Malykhina Technology Journalist, 10/2/2014
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