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3D Manufacturing: New Weapon For US Economy
Samir Shah, CEO, 4 AXYZ Inc.
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We can turn a hobby into real economic power if we start using 3D on an industrial scale.
By Samir Shah CEO, 4 AXYZ Inc., 8/1/2014
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Avoid Software Licensing That's Set Up For Failure
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Does your software vendor use the honor-system or trust-but-verify approach to licensing? Learn the difference and save a bundle.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 8/1/2014
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Secrets To Unified Communications & Collaboration Success
Marty Parker, Principal & Co-Founder, UniComm Consulting
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These seven usage profiles will help you trace the communications activities of workers and uncover bottlenecks and inefficiencies.
By Marty Parker Principal & Co-Founder, UniComm Consulting, 8/1/2014
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SaaS: Still Not Simple-As-A-Service
Lawrence Garvin, Technical Product Marketing Manager, SolarWinds
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Cost, data ownership, security, and other factors can complicate the SaaS decision.
By Lawrence Garvin Technical Product Marketing Manager, SolarWinds, 8/1/2014
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Getting Back To Coding
Andrew Binstock, Editor-in-chief, Dr. Dobb's Journal
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Reducing tool complexity requires mercilessly applying YAGNI (you aren't gonna need it). Resist "featuritis" and choose the tools that deliver only what you need.
By Andrew Binstock Editor-in-chief, Dr. Dobb's Journal, 7/31/2014
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Self-Driving Cars: 10 More Realistic Names
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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The UK wants to ready its roads for self-driving cars. But "self-driving car" overstates what these machines can do -- and omits possible dangers.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/31/2014
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Google Hangouts Dresses Up For Business
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Google is making Hangouts part of Google Apps for Business to enhance the appeal of its cloud communications platform.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/30/2014
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Rise Of The Robots: Up From The Factory Floor
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Join San Diego State University professor Robert Judge and InformationWeek editor-at-large Thomas Claburn for a live discussion of the increasing interest in robots and automation.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/29/2014
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Stop Recruiting, Start Connecting
Jack Perkins, Principal, Oryx Search
Commentary
Software engineers want to talk with their fellow professionals about job opportunities, not run the HR gauntlet.
By Jack Perkins Principal, Oryx Search, 7/29/2014
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Hilton Turns Smartphones Into Room Keys
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Hilton hotel chain plans to let smartphones unlock guest rooms starting next year.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/29/2014
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Amazon Launches 3D Printed Products Store
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Amazon, the world's largest online commerce store, offers mass customization.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/28/2014
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IT Salary Survey 2014: Networking
InformationWeek Staff,
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Data center managers make slightly more than networking professionals, with middle-aged men on the coasts faring best. Both staff and management are optimistic about their career paths.
By InformationWeek Staff , 7/28/2014
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When Patients Fear EHR
Mansur Hasib, Contributing Writer
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When patients believe paper medical records are safer and more private than electronic ones, their health can suffer.
By Mansur Hasib Contributing Writer, 7/28/2014
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Microsoft's Nadella: More Than Talk
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
Commentary
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella proves he can be a man of action with the biggest layoff in company history and other concrete steps to reshape Microsoft. Now what?
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/26/2014
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Google Moonshot Project: Healthy Bodies
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Google's Baseline Study aims to model the chemistry of a healthy human body -- and unlock new clues to curing disease.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/26/2014
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Microsoft Faces 4 Big Challenges
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
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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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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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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Nadella's Windows 9 And Device Plans, Explained
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
Commentary
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella says his company is "streamlining" Windows into a converged OS, and "right-sizing" its device efforts. But what does this really mean?
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/24/2014
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7 Cloud Service Startups To Watch
Curtis Franklin Jr.,
News
From databases to mobile management, cloud service startups want to tackle classic enterprise problems. Check out these interesting options -- including a service to keep an eye on shadow IT.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. , 7/24/2014
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