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Windows 10: January Build Ready For Insiders
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft has released the technical preview for Windows 10 desktop to Insiders. Here's how to sign up and what to expect.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 1/23/2015
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InformationWeek 2014 Backup Technologies Survey
InformationWeek Staff,
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Backup may not get the attention other technologies get, but few are more important to your business' survival. IT pros' No. 1 challenge: high cost of backup systems and procedures.
By InformationWeek Staff , 1/23/2015
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Windows 10: 9 Killer Features
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft's Windows 10 is in the tech spotlight. Here's what we learned about each feature released during its Jan. 21 event.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 1/22/2015
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4 Takeaways From Accenture's $14 Trillion IoT Prediction
Chris Murphy, Editor, InformationWeek
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Accenture's report says the industrial Internet of Things will create more jobs than it kills, but that companies aren't doing much to exploit it yet.
By Chris Murphy Editor, InformationWeek, 1/22/2015
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Oracle Engineered Systems Strategy Pays Off
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Oracle dodged declining server sales last year, and now it's going after Cisco and EMC. Is the software-meets-hardware strategy winning?
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 1/22/2015
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4 Education Technology Trends To Watch
Curtis Franklin Jr.,
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Educational technology is changing rapidly. These four trends will influence learning in schools -- and in corporations.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. , 1/22/2015
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Windows 10: Free Upgrades, Spartan Browser & Holographics
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft said its developers consulted 1.7 million Windows Insiders, who delivered 800,000 pieces of feedback on more than 200 topics regarding the new OS.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 1/21/2015
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Windows 10 Mobile: See Today, Try In February
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft will showcase its Windows 10 mobile operating system on Jan. 21, but smartphone users will likely wait until February for the consumer preview.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 1/21/2015
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IBM Can't Shrink Its Way To Greatness
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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IBM saw revenue declines in every major business unit in 2014. Can the company do more than please investors with fatter margins?
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 1/21/2015
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Password Fail: Are Your Workers Using 123456?
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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The 25 worst passwords of 2014 demonstrate once again that people just can't be bothered to take responsibility for their online security.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 1/20/2015
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Augmented Reality Is For Real In The Enterprise
Curtis Franklin Jr.,
Commentary
Google Glass got the hype, but a system used by Lockheed Martin shows how augmented reality will charge ahead in the enterprise.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. , 1/20/2015
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SAP Forecasts 7X Cloud Growth, Previews Next-Gen ERP
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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SAP CEO Bill McDermott predicts fast growth through 2020, previews S4 Hana, a new suite of "simplified" ERP software.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 1/20/2015
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IoTivity Preps For IoT Standards Showdown
Jeff Bertolucci,
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Open-source IoTivity framework is built to ensure interoperability among devices and services across the Internet of Things. But its got competitors. Who will win?
By Jeff Bertolucci , 1/20/2015
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How To Mess Up IT Budgeting In 2015
Jonathan Feldman, CIO, City of Asheville, NC
Commentary
Two shifts have rocked the IT world: speed and constant upgrades. Factor those in or your budgets won't address reality.
By Jonathan Feldman CIO, City of Asheville, NC, 1/16/2015
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Your Next Monitor Will Be A Curved 4K: You'll Like It
Curtis Franklin Jr.,
Commentary
Curved, 4K monitors were on display at CES. Is their next stop on your corporate desktop?
By Curtis Franklin Jr. , 1/15/2015
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Gartner Gives Thumbs Up To Docker Security
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Docker containers isolate resources similar to Linux or virtual machine hypervisors, but fall short with management and administration, Gartner analyst says.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 1/14/2015
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Oracle Details Cloud Cost-Cut Plan
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Oracle president Thomas Kurian touts IT cost savings through cloud software automation. Will "transparent" pricing and fixed-price consulting seal the deal?
By Doug Henschen Executive 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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Salesforce.com Sees Upswing In Social Marketing
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Salesforce.com survey finds marketers are shifting to social and mobile to reach younger consumers, prompting a shift in enterprise tech spending.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 1/13/2015
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