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'Windows Must Go Open Source': What Happened?
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
Commentary
It was a bold prediction in 2009 that Microsoft would take its Windows operating system open source. The advent of Windows 10 says it hasn't come true -- yet.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 1/23/2015
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VMware Offers 'One-Button' Disaster Recovery In Cloud
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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VMware has added disaster recovery to its public cloud environment that makes use of existing, on-premises vSphere software and capabilities.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 1/20/2015
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9 CIO Tech Priorities For 2015
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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What's on the agenda for CIOs this year? Top executives at last week's NRF Big Show had plenty of advice for retailers, but these tips apply to any customer-facing company.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 1/20/2015
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Integration Moves Into The Cloud In 2015
George Gallegos, CEO ,Jitterbit
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If development is moving into the cloud, application integration should soon follow, argues George Gallegos, CEO of Jitterbit.
By George Gallegos CEO ,Jitterbit , 1/19/2015
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FreeBSD Gains Ground With Small Cloud Providers
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Can this 30-year-old version of Unix help DigitalOcean and other cloud startups compete with the likes of Amazon?
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 1/19/2015
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The Trouble With Dashboards
Grumpy IT Guy, IT Guy
Commentary
Gleaming executive dashboards are often based on no data whatsoever, and they tell us nothing useful.
By Grumpy IT Guy IT Guy, 1/17/2015
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PC Market Continues Slow, Steady Growth
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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An uptick in PC market growth is good news, but analysts predict slow progress in the coming year.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 1/14/2015
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3 Tips For Minding The IT Skills Gap
Julie Stansbury, CIO, GE Capital Treasury
Commentary
In the digital enterprise, CIOs must help IT staffers expand their abilities and value soft skills as much as tech acumen.
By Julie Stansbury CIO, GE Capital Treasury, 1/14/2015
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Google Launches Cloud Application Performance Tool
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Google Cloud Trace will help developers identify where the slowest user interactions are occurring with an application running on App Engine.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 1/13/2015
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Verizon Cloud Outage Draws Overblown Angst
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
Commentary
Verizon Cloud's planned 40-hour outage set off outraged critics, but long-term implications will make the cloud service more stable and more competitive.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 1/12/2015
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Microsoft Matches Amazon With Cloud Crypto Key Storage
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft's Azure cloud adds encryption key storage service, Docker Linux containers, and other features to better compete with Amazon.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 1/9/2015
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How To Build A Data-Driven Dream Team
Ron Bodkin, Founder & CEO, Think Big Analytics, a Teradata company
Commentary
Like any good sports team, your data team needs a leader, a common goal, and group chemistry.
By Ron Bodkin Founder & CEO, Think Big Analytics, a Teradata company, 1/9/2015
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Enterprise Communications Trends In 2015
Marty Parker,
News
Continuing evolution in mobility, software-based communications, architectural design, data analytics, and the user experience will keep us hopping this year.
By Marty Parker , 1/6/2015
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The Other Side Of Real Estate Big Data
James M. Connolly, Editor in Chief, The Enterprise Cloud Site
News
Real estate agents are finding new success by tapping into the power of big data analytics.
By James M. Connolly Editor in Chief, The Enterprise Cloud Site, 1/6/2015
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Rethinking the Survivable Branch Office
Andrew Prokop,
News
Where once I might have been cookie-cutter in my approach to branch survivability, I now present companies with choices.
By Andrew Prokop , 1/5/2015
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Speed To Insight: Key To Big Data Success
Shanker Ramamurthy, Global Managing Partner, Business Analytics & Strategy, IBM
Commentary
Businesses don't have to wait long to see analytic investments pay off. Big data can deliver big returns within months, not years.
By Shanker Ramamurthy Global Managing Partner, Business Analytics & Strategy, IBM, 1/5/2015
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6 IT Trends To Watch In 2015
Sarah Lahav, CEO, SysAid Technologies
Commentary
In the new year, mobility evolves, the hybrid cloud grows, and big data will need more people skills.
By Sarah Lahav CEO, SysAid Technologies, 12/29/2014
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Docker, CoreOS Push Containers To Center Stage
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
Containers aren't just good for developers. They're good for cloud workloads, if their supporters can get the security right.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 12/29/2014
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6 Tips For Managing Worldwide Offices
Dan Schoenbaum, CEO, Redbooth
Commentary
Set clear goals, communicate in real-time, and other advice for keeping far-flung teams on the same page.
By Dan Schoenbaum CEO, Redbooth, 12/26/2014
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InformationWeek 2014 Strategic CIO Survey
InformationWeek Staff,
News
IT leaders play an increasing role for IT in charting company strategy, but challenges remain, including cost-cutting, improving analytics and innovation marketing, and boosting customer service.
By InformationWeek Staff , 12/26/2014
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