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Microsoft Enhances Azure, Office 365
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Microsoft sets the tone for its Worldwide Partner Conference with new Office 365 plans, Azure analytics, and storage announcements.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/9/2014
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9 Books IT Leaders Should Read
Bassam Zarkout, CTO, RSD
Commentary
Here's a mix of business books and compelling novels to help inspire new ideas this summer.
By Bassam Zarkout CTO, RSD, 7/9/2014
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Are Macs Taking Over the Enterprise?
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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More enterprises are embracing Macs, but is OS X actually challenging Windows?
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/9/2014
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12 Tech Greats: Where Are They Now?
James M. Connolly, Editor in Chief, The Enterprise Cloud Site
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What happened to Rod Canion, Andy Grove, and their peers who shaped modern technology? Catch up on some original tech visionaries.
By James M. Connolly Editor in Chief, The Enterprise Cloud Site, 7/9/2014
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Gartner: Rising Enterprise Software Spending Won't Lift IT
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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CRM and ERP spending will rise through 2015, but the switch to cloud and hosting means data center spending won't keep pace.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 7/8/2014
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Pentaho Preps Data On Hadoop, Analyzes On MongoDB
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Pentaho 5.1 adds YARN support to support predictive analysis, transforms JSON for analysis on MongoDB.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 7/8/2014
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How Public Cloud Could Revive VDI
Jasmine  McTigue, Principal, McTigue Analytics
News
Consumer-class cloud services force IT to get aggressive with endpoint control or accept that sensitive data will be in the wind -- or take a new approach, such as reconsidering virtual desktops.
By Jasmine McTigue Principal, McTigue Analytics, 7/8/2014
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Tech Leaders On Speed Vs. Risk: InformationWeek Video
Chris Murphy, Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
GE, Netflix leaders explore how to develop new products and features faster while controlling the risk.
By Chris Murphy Editor, InformationWeek, 7/8/2014
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Shadow IT Is An Opportunity, Not A Problem
Andrew Conry Murray, Director of Content & Community, Interop
Commentary
Shadow IT isn’t a scourge. It’s an opportunity for IT to engage the business and add value, says CBS Interactive’s Steve Comstock.
By Andrew Conry Murray Director of Content & Community, Interop, 7/8/2014
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PC Market: Don't Call It A Revival
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Ultramobile hybrids and Windows XP upgrades have slowed the bleeding but the PC slump hasn't ended.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/7/2014
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Internet of Things Done Wrong Stifles Innovation
Frank Palermo, SVP, Global Technical Solutions, Virtusa
Commentary
Anticipate and embrace the changes the Internet of things will bring or it will do more harm than good.
By Frank Palermo SVP, Global Technical Solutions, Virtusa, 7/7/2014
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4 Steps To Build A Better Mobile Business
Ted Schadler, Technologist & Author
Commentary
Designing a mobile app that solves real business problems requires a four-step approach. Here's how jeweler Alex and Ani did it.
By Ted Schadler and Josh Bernoff , 7/7/2014
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Windows 8.1 Multitasking: 5 Tips
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
To multitask in Windows 8, you had to jump between drastically different UIs. But Windows 8.1 changes that: Get more productive using these tips.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/7/2014
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Salesforce.com Bolsters Mobile Data Visualization
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
Salesforce1 Mobile app gains drillable dashboards, sharable snapshots, and links to third-party visualization tools including Google Charts.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 7/3/2014
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3 Myths Of Police Data Integration, Debunked
Wai-Ming Yu, Partner, Accenture
Commentary
Databases that don't talk to each other are hurting law enforcement: If police can't connect the dots across state lines, bad guys can get away. Data integration is key.
By Wai-Ming Yu & Jody Weis , 7/3/2014
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VW.com Revamp Needed 2 Mechanics: IT + Marketing
Trevor O’Brien, EVP & Technology Director, Deutsch LA
Commentary
Volkswagen's relaunch of the car shopping site VW.com showed what IT and marketing teams can produce when they truly work together.
By Trevor O’Brien EVP & Technology Director, Deutsch LA, 7/3/2014
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Microsoft Outlook Web App: Slicker Email Attachment Handling
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Improved Outlook Web App takes the clutter and confusion out of email attachments, says Microsoft.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/3/2014
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Google's API Riddle
Andrew Binstock, Editor-in-chief, Dr. Dobb's Journal
News
Google services are everywhere -- but the company's lack of long-term commitment to products and APIs make it tough to know which ones to include in new apps.
By Andrew Binstock Editor-in-chief, Dr. Dobb's Journal, 7/2/2014
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Windows 8.1 Vs. iPads: Battle For The Classroom
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Windows devices are starting to gain ground in school systems, a traditional Apple stronghold.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/2/2014
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First Robotic Exoskeletons For Paraplegia Win FDA Approval
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
People with spinal cord injuries have a new mobility option.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/2/2014
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