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Microsoft Faces 4 Big Challenges
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is riding high with analysts and investors -- but look at the remaining hurdles.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/25/2014
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Geekend: Robot Vs. Human Smackdown
David Wagner, Community Editor
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Who would win a fistfight between a man and a robot? Take a look at the evidence, and see if you agree with our conclusion.
By David Wagner Community Editor, 7/25/2014
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IT Budgets Up In 2015, Hiring Tepid
Robert Mullins,
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A survey shows organizations will spend more on IT next year, but IT pros don't expect those extra dollars will translate into bigger IT departments.
By Robert Mullins , 7/25/2014
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Just Let Me Code!
Andrew Binstock, Editor-in-chief, Dr. Dobb's Journal
Commentary
Managing the complexity of development toolchains -- from SCM, to the build tools, to the testing, to the deployment stack -- now so overwhelms the developer experience, it's hard to get any real programming done.
By Andrew Binstock Editor-in-chief, Dr. Dobb's Journal, 7/24/2014
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Google Maps Engine Gets Workforce Management Tool
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Google Maps Engine Pro customers now have free access to Maps Coordinate to manage workers and share location information in real time.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/24/2014
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Travel Agency Fined £150,000 for Violating Data Protection Act
Sara Peters,
News
That'll teach them not to retain credit card data in perpetuity.
By Sara Peters , 7/24/2014
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IBM & California Partner On Private Cloud
Shane O'Neill, Managing Editor, InformationWeek
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CalCloud, the State of California's private cloud managed by IBM, aims to streamline services for 400 state and local government agencies.
By Shane O'Neill Managing Editor, InformationWeek, 7/24/2014
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HP Invests $50M In Hortonworks: Hadoop Bet
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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HP joins Intel, Google Capital in investing big on Hadoop, taking a stake in Hortonworks while deepening integrations with its platform.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 7/24/2014
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Passwords Be Gone! Removing 4 Barriers To Strong Authentication
Phillip M. Dunkelberger, President & CEO, Nok Nok Labs
Commentary
As biometric factors become more prevalent on mobile devices, FIDO Alliance standards will gain traction as an industry-wide authentication solution.
By Phillip M. Dunkelberger President & CEO, Nok Nok Labs, 7/24/2014
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Sprint To Push Google Apps For Business
Eric Zeman,
News
In bid to win enterprise customers, Sprint offers Google Apps for Business.
By Eric Zeman , 7/24/2014
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Where The IT Jobs Aren't: Tech
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
IT jobs in the tech sector will stall while non-tech industries will drive IT job growth, impacting job geography and skills, says new report.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/24/2014
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VMware Reports Solid Quarter, Bookings Jump 24%
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
Revenue came in at the high end of expectations, though expanded product line "will take time to ramp."
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 7/24/2014
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Apple OS X Yosemite Beta Debuts
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Apple's obsession with secrecy gives way to involving customers in the software development process.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/24/2014
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IT Leaders, You're The Cavemen Who Survived
Scott Carlson, Senior Infrastructure Architect
Commentary
The ability to spot an anomaly in hundreds of lines of code isn't all that different from Neanderthal man picking out the weakest wooly mammoth -- and don't let anyone tell you different.
By Scott Carlson Senior Infrastructure Architect, 7/24/2014
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Salesforce.com Previews Sales Feature To Promote Pardot
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
Salesforce.com shows a Sales Cloud option that will require Marketing Cloud capabilities. Can next year's product release spark crossover sales?
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 7/24/2014
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Docker Acquires DevOps Flavor With Fig
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
Docker's purchase of the UK startup Orchard Laboratories gives it the Fig container orchestration system to speed up program development.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 7/24/2014
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Federal IT Innovation Depends On Being Open
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
Commentary
Federal agencies have a hard time fitting innovation into their plans, let alone their budgets. Open data and open-source software help make innovation happen anyway.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 7/24/2014
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FTC: In-App Purchase Crackdowns Reflect 'Fundamental' Rules
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
News
Federal Trade Commission must observe core principles of consumer protection, regardless of the pace of technology, Commissioner Julie Brill says.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 7/24/2014
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EHR Vendors: Step Up Your Game
Mony Weschler, MA, EMT-P, CPHIMS, FHIMSS, CIIP, Chief Applications Strategist & Architect, Applications Technology Services, Montefiore Medical Center
Commentary
Electronic medical record vendors need to take a clue from video game design. It's time to deliver intuitive, simple to learn, and easy to use EHR technology.
By Mony Weschler MA, EMT-P, CPHIMS, FHIMSS, CIIP, Chief Applications Strategist & Architect, Applications Technology Services, Montefiore Medical Center, 7/24/2014
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Gender Judo: Salary Negotiation Tactics For Women
Laurianne McLaughlin, Editor-in-Chief, InformationWeek.com
Commentary
Are good girls ambitious? Flip gender expectations on their head with these salary negotiation moves.
By Laurianne McLaughlin Editor-in-Chief, InformationWeek.com, 7/24/2014
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