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Amazon and Microsoft Clouds: Who's Playing Catch-Up?
Andrew Binstock, Editor-in-chief, Dr. Dobb's Journal
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Amazon and Microsoft clouds leave HP, IBM, and Google struggling with developers. Here's why.
By Andrew Binstock Editor-in-chief, Dr. Dobb's Journal, 10/30/2014
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VA Buckles Down On Cyber Security, Program Management
Henry Kenyon,
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Agency refocuses IT priorities on data protection, on-time project delivery to overcome past poor performance.
By Henry Kenyon , 10/30/2014
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Cooking Up DevOps With Chef
Kevin Casey,
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As DevOps grows its foothold in IT departments, so do software platforms for automating configuration, provisioning, and other traditional tasks in managing infrastructure.
By Kevin Casey , 10/30/2014
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Is 1% Improvement Boring, Or A Breakthrough?
Chris Murphy, Editor, InformationWeek
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To tap the Internet of Things, CIOs need to bridge the gap between the culture of grinding out small wins and the Silicon Valley disrupt-or-nothing mindset.
By Chris Murphy Editor, InformationWeek, 10/30/2014
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Game Of Applications: A Song Of Speed And Strategy
Lori MacVittie,
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As every company that's conquered a market knows, dominance is not just about capturing the crown -- it's about keeping it.
By Lori MacVittie , 10/30/2014
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3 Essentials For Supporting High Performing Employees
Anant Gupta, President & CEO, HCL Technologies
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There's no perfect model for building the perfect team, but all empowered employees need the following characteristics.
By Anant Gupta President & CEO, HCL Technologies, 10/30/2014
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Innovation 'Doesn't Just Happen'
Rob Preston, VP & Editor in Chief, InformationWeek
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Fidelity Labs VP Hadley Stern on the steps companies can take to light the innovation fire.
By Rob Preston VP & Editor in Chief, InformationWeek, 10/30/2014
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Microsoft Office For Mac Rumors Heat Up
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Leaks suggest that after a four-year wait, a new version of Microsoft Office for Macs is on its way. Until then, OneNote updates will have to do.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 10/29/2014
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Verizon Wireless Embroiled In Tracking Controversy
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Verizon Wireless is in hot water with security and privacy advocates regarding unique identifier headers that function as what one EFF expert calls "perma-cookies."
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 10/29/2014
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iOS 8 Adoption Surpasses 50%
Eric Zeman,
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Apple says more than half of iPhone and iPad users have adopted its newer operating system.
By Eric Zeman , 10/29/2014
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IBM Cloud Services Take On Amazon Redshift
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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IBM launches DashDB cloud-based columnar data warehouse fed by DataWorks data-integration service.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 10/28/2014
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Microsoft TechEd: Cloud Updates, Windows 10 Details
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Microsoft announced a wide variety of Azure and Office 365 advances, new details about Windows 10.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 10/28/2014
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Practice Fusion Optimizes New EHR For Tablets
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
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Practice Fusion, which offers free cloud-based EHR, creates new software that brings desktop power and features to iPads and Android tablets.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 10/28/2014
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IT Investments: 5 Common Mistakes
David McLaughlin, President & CEO, Columbia Advisory Group
Commentary
There are benefits to a new IT project, but the risks are higher than most investments. Here are five missteps to avoid.
By David McLaughlin President & CEO, Columbia Advisory Group, 10/28/2014
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Microsoft Office 365 Gets Unlimited Cloud Storage
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Microsoft ups the ante in the cloud storage wars, offering unlimited OneDrive storage along with Office apps for as little as $6.99 per month.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 10/27/2014
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Microsoft, Facebook Support Services A Scam, FTC Says
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
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FTC shutters company that allegedly duped consumers out of $2.5 million by falsely detecting computer viruses and selling bogus software.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 10/27/2014
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Windows 10 Evolves: 7 Facts
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Less than a month into its Windows 10 Technical Preview, Microsoft has implemented more than 7,000 improvements and dealt with a few bugs. What's the focus now?
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 10/27/2014
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Big Data Analysis Goes SaaS
Jeff Bertolucci,
News
Software-as-a-service provider jKool offers business users cloud-based, near-real-time analysis of time-sensitive information.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 10/27/2014
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IT Contracting: 5 Tips For Success
Kevin Casey,
News
Don't be "just" a contractor. A recruiter shares advice for becoming an indispensable asset to current -- and future -- employers.
By Kevin Casey , 10/27/2014
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SAP Unleashes Major Hana Upgrade
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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SAP Hana Service Pack 9 adds multi-tenancy, data tiering, and streaming analysis, while answering a longstanding cost complaint.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 10/24/2014
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