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IT Leaders, You're The Cavemen Who Survived
Scott Carlson, Senior Infrastructure Architect
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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
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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.,
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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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Apple Documents Undisclosed iOS Services
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Apple describes services as "diagnostic," but does not address criticism that backdoors undermine security and privacy.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/23/2014
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Forget 'Things' It's The Internet Of Business Models
Peter Waterhouse, Senior Technical Marketing Advisor, CA Technologies
Commentary
With the Internet of Things, sensors and telematics don't mean much if they're not helping disrupt traditional business models.
By Peter Waterhouse Senior Technical Marketing Advisor, CA Technologies, 7/23/2014
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Amazon Fire Phone Early Reviews Tepid
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Early reviews of Amazon's first smartphone won't send consumers rushing to buy. Did Amazon miscalculate on key features?
By Eric Zeman , 7/23/2014
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Federal IT Networks: Simpler Is Better
Elena Malykhina, Technology Journalist
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A survey of government IT executives found that network complexity slows IT performance and hinders deployment of new technologies and services.
By Elena Malykhina Technology Journalist, 7/23/2014
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Agile Dev: Don't Take The Easy Way Out
Dwight Kingdon,
News
It's easy to lose track of Scrum principles and best practices. Do these Scrum anti-patterns affect your development process?
By Dwight Kingdon , 7/23/2014
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Microsoft Earnings: 3 Big Takeaways
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Microsoft's cloud business is booming, but devices and consumer mindshare remain problems.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/23/2014
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Apple Profit Healthy: All Eyes On Fall
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Sales of iPads proved disappointing, but Apple posted strong iPhone, Mac, and iTunes numbers. The big test comes next quarter.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/23/2014
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The Internet of (Passive) Things
Lori MacVittie,
Commentary
IoT is not only about sensors, actuators, and connected thermostats. Manufacturers need to incorporate all bar-coded products into their plans.
By Lori MacVittie , 7/23/2014
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Location Analytics + Maps: 10 Eureka Moments
Michael S. Goldberg, Contributing Writer
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Multiple data sources combined with geographic information (GIS) technology can provide a new level of business insight. Ask smart questions and see where the data takes you.
By Michael S. Goldberg Contributing Writer, 7/23/2014
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Apple 'iTime' Patent Describes Modular Wearable
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
"Electronic wristband" might work with swappable modules as Apple appears to be thinking beyond the smartwatch for its first wearable.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/22/2014
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NY Seeks Bitcoin Exchange Regulations
William Jackson, Technology Writer
News
Proposal would require state's digital currency dealers to follow strict anti-money-laundering and consumer protection rules.
By William Jackson Technology Writer, 7/22/2014
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Google To Turn NYC Payphones Into WiFi Hotspots
Eric Zeman,
News
New York is looking for a payphone payoff. Google, Samsung, and others expected to submit bids for the project.
By Eric Zeman , 7/21/2014
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Internet of Sports: How Seattle Sounders Track Performance
Shane O'Neill, Managing Editor, InformationWeek
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The US soccer powerhouse uses wearable devices and data visualization to analyze the fitness levels of stars like Clint Dempsey.
By Shane O'Neill Managing Editor, InformationWeek, 7/21/2014
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Our Cloud Disaster Recovery Story
Jonathan Feldman, CIO, City of Asheville, NC
Commentary
I put my money where my mouth is with cloud DR, and it not only benefited my organization but also earned us a prestigious award.
By Jonathan Feldman CIO, City of Asheville, NC, 7/21/2014
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Microsoft's Productivity Story: Showtime For Nadella
Kevin Casey,
News
Give the Microsoft CEO credit for his articulate vision. Now comes the hard part: execution.
By Kevin Casey , 7/21/2014
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Why Enterprises Need To Adapt To Agile
Eric Reed, Chief Technology Officer, GE Capital
Commentary
Today's large businesses are not too big and inflexible to be agile. Here's why.
By Eric Reed Chief Technology Officer, GE Capital, 7/21/2014
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