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Comic: That's The Way The Ball Bounces Sometimes
Brian Moore, Cartoonist & Illustrator
Commentary
Some disasters, you just can't plan for.
By Brian Moore Cartoonist & Illustrator, 6/29/2015
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Why Silos Can Be Good For Enterprises
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
Commentary
Flat organizations can get too flat. Build your teams the right way for success.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 6/26/2015
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Redis Emerges As NoSQL In-Memory Performer
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
With multiple NoSQL system choices, it might be hard to display a distinguishing feature. However, Redis Labs is outperforming some competitors during a recent in-memory big data system test.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 6/26/2015
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NBA CIO Focuses On Analytics, Data And Fans
InformationWeek Staff,
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The NBA is one of the most tech-savvy sports leagues. A lot of that has to do with CIO Michael Gliedman, who oversees the process of turning reams of data into a fan-friendly stats website.
By InformationWeek Staff , 6/24/2015
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Docker To Defang Root Privilege Access
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Docker’s upcoming 1.8 release will answer security concerns by separating a running container's root privilege from that of its owner to avoid the owner becoming a "Superuser."
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 6/24/2015
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Snowflake Launches Virtual Data Warehouses On AWS
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Snowflake, led by former Microsoft exec Bob Muglia, offers a virtual data warehouse system on Amazon's cloud. Pay for only what you use.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 6/24/2015
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NBA CIO Focuses On Analytics, Data And Fans
InformationWeek Staff,
Commentary
The NBA is one of the most tech-savvy sports leagues. A lot of that has to do with CIO Michael Gliedman, who oversees the process of turning reams of data into a fan-friendly stats website.
By InformationWeek Staff , 6/24/2015
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Docker Adds Container Networking, Deployment Options
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Docker gives its container platform a DevOps flavor with multi-host networking and the ability to deploy into the cloud.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 6/23/2015
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CFO Data Needs: How IT Stacks Up
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
Commentary
If you think about how the data is going to be presented and used by the CFO's group, the technological decisions to ensure data accuracy and determine types of data you present actually become easier.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 6/23/2015
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Big Data Moves Toward Real-Time Analysis
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
Commentary
The data warehouse, as valuable as it is, is history. The most valuable data will be that which is collected and analyzed during the customer interaction, not the review afterward.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 6/23/2015
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Amazon Applies Machine Learning To Improve Reviews
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
News
Amazon.com has for several years capitalized on machine learning for its recommendations that come with customer purchases on the retail site. Now, it's extending those efforts to product reviews and star ratings to enhance customer experiences.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 6/23/2015
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Docker, CoreOS Bury The Hatchet For Container Spec
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Container rivals Docker and CoreOS, plus 18 other organizations, link arms behind a common container specification.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 6/22/2015
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VMware Brings More Tools To Docker Development
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
VMware courts Docker-oriented developers with a developer hypervisor, AppCatalyst, and deployment workflow, Bonneville.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 6/22/2015
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CIOs And Security: Time To Rethink The Processes?
Paul Korzeniowski,
Commentary
Businesses need to develop new security responses to address gigantic attacks, and the CIO is in the best position to lead the way.
By Paul Korzeniowski , 6/22/2015
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IBM Takes Bluemix To Europe Via Sogeti
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
IBM allies with major European IT-advising partner Sogeti to offer the Bluemix platform to developers in 15 countries.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 6/19/2015
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Salesforce Launches 'Wave Analytics' App
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Salesforce taps its new Wave Cloud with its first analytics application, Sales Wave Analytics, which draws data from many sources.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 6/18/2015
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VMware Launches Mobile Identity Management
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
VMware's new Identity Management product taps into its AirWatch acquisition to offer a single sign-on system for mobile device management.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 6/16/2015
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15 Tech CEOs Make The Cut In Glassdoor Rankings
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
News
Glassdoor's list of the Top 50 most popular CEOs includes 15 tech leaders. See how your boss of bosses stacks up.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 6/16/2015
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Google GCP Customers Sungard, PwC Share Use Cases
William Terdoslavich, Freelance Writer
News
At the Google Next event in New York City, executives from Sungard and PwC talked about how they're applying the company's cloud platform to meet enterprise-scale big data needs.
By William Terdoslavich Freelance Writer, 6/14/2015
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Adult Coloring Boosts Productivity
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
Commentary
If you want your IT team to get things done, break out a pack of crayons and some coloring books at work.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 6/12/2015
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