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Cloud Computing: 8 Continuing Ed Programs For IT Pros
InformationWeek Staff,
News
Continuing education is a sure-fire way to increase your salary or get a new job. If your interest in IT is cloud computing, several high-profile universities offer courses in this area of technology.
By InformationWeek Staff , 5/6/2015
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Docker Monitoring: New Relic Takes On The Challenge
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
The new application performance monitoring platform is more in sync with companies building applications as microservices.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 5/6/2015
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SAP Lays Out Its Internet Of Things Platform
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
Commentary
SAP's IoT platform envisions companies tying a "device cloud" back to SAP enterprise apps for predictive analytics and process monitoring.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 5/6/2015
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SAP Simple Finance: Gateway For The Little Guy
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
Commentary
SAP Simple Finance is the software giant's answer for customers who aren't huge.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 5/6/2015
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4 Ways IT Can Inspire Business Confidence
Pam Baker, Author and freelance writer
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An EMC study revealed that business leaders don't think their companies are ready for the data-driven future. Worse, they have no confidence in IT to correct course. Here's why it happened, and what IT can do to win back the confidence of business execs.
By Pam Baker Author and freelance writer, 5/6/2015
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8 Linux Security Improvements In 8 Years
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Linux started getting really serious about security in 2007, and it has made big strides in the past three years. As open source code faces more threats, Linux can't rest on its laurels.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 5/6/2015
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IBM Watson Dives Further Into Cloud, Healthcare Analytics
William Terdoslavich, Freelance Writer
News
IBM is looking to expand its Watson cognitive computing platform into many more fields, including cloud and healthcare. This includes bringing in more partners and developers.
By William Terdoslavich Freelance Writer, 5/5/2015
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Microsoft Office Moves Deeper Into Cloud, Mobile
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft announced a host of changes to its productivity suite poised to affect desktop and Office 365 customers later this year. The emphasis is on cloud and mobility.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 5/5/2015
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Google, Twitter, Red Hat Speak Up For Container Standard
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
They're supporting a CoreOS standard as a "composable" piece that can help developers, but they also noted areas where the standard needs work.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 5/5/2015
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Microsoft Ignite 2015: Windows 10, Office 2016, Azure Updates
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft announced updates to its Windows 10, Office, cloud, and security offerings during a news-packed keynote at Ignite 2015.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 5/4/2015
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CoreOS: Container Standards Needed
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Google, VMware, Red Hat, and Apcera are backing CoreOS's container specification, appc, as an industry standard.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 5/4/2015
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Nordstrom VP: Take Emotion Out Of Agile Transformation
Chris Murphy, Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
Mapping each step of a dev process can make the transformation more fact-based. It might look like micromanagement, but Nordstrom's Courtney Kissler calls it "honoring reality."
By Chris Murphy Editor, InformationWeek, 5/4/2015
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Windows 10 Updates, Edge Browser: Microsoft Roundup
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft updated its eager customer base with more details on Windows 10, its new Edge Browser, Hololens, and more during its 2015 Build conference.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 5/2/2015
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Tesla Energy: Changing How Businesses, Homes Use Power
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Founder Elon Musk is leading the electric-car pioneer into the energy infrastructure business. Amazon and Target are among those with pilot projects in the works.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 5/2/2015
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Mobile App Dev: Like Shipping Software On Floppy Discs
Chris Murphy, Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
Gilt Groupe, the high-fasion online retailer, shares some of the creative ways it handles the development challenges unique to mobile, now that mobile apps are becoming 'legacy' code.
By Chris Murphy Editor, InformationWeek, 5/1/2015
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Salesforce Deal: Who Could Buy It?
William Terdoslavich, Freelance Writer
Commentary
A report sparked widespread speculation about the future of Salesforce. Is it ripe for acquisition, and, if so, which tech giant might buy it?
By William Terdoslavich Freelance Writer, 5/1/2015
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Windows 10, HoloLens: 7 Things We Learned From Microsoft Build
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Windows 10 will host iOS and Android apps, turn mobile phones into PCs, and come equipped with a newly named Microsoft Edge browser.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/30/2015
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Google's Urs Hoelzle: Cloud Will Soon Be More Secure
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Google's chief data center architect, Urs Hoelzle, says cloud security will improve faster than enterprise security in the next few years.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 4/30/2015
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Information Security: Identifying Your Weakest Links
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Modern security execs use existing tools to identify areas of risk and find new ones to track, evaluate, and share their progress.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/30/2015
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Wal-Mart CIO Karenann Terrell: Data Analysis Key To Customer Insights
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
After leaving a healthcare firm, Karenann Terrell, the CIO of mega-retailer Wal-Mart, found that data analysis at the company is "at a much higher level of sophistication than I had expected."
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 4/29/2015
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