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Windows 7's Halloween Deadline: 5 Key Issues
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Starting November 1, Microsoft will no longer sell consumer Windows 7 licenses to OEMs. What does this mean for your PC upgrade options?
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 10/31/2014
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Has Email Peaked?
Phil Simon,
Commentary
This excerpt from Phil Simon's upcoming book Message Not Received discusses how email has improved but is still riddled with problems.
By Phil Simon , 10/31/2014
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HP's 3D Future: Sprout Visual Tour
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Take a look at HP's unusual "immersive PC," Sprout, and Multi Jet Fusion, a bold foray into 3D hardware.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 10/31/2014
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InformationWeek 2014 State Of Database Technology Survey
InformationWeek Staff,
News
Databases of the 1990s remain alive and well. Microsoft, Oracle, and IBM databases still rule, with few enterprises taking a chance on new NoSQL offerings.
By InformationWeek Staff , 10/31/2014
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Big Data Software For Mainstream Users
Jeff Bertolucci,
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Not everyone needs to be a data scientist, Red Lambda argues.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 10/31/2014
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Healthcare IT: User Empathy Comes First
Todd Dunn, Director of Innovation, Intermountain Healthcare
Commentary
Health IT professionals need to fully understand the needs of clinicians and end-users in order to design software that truly works.
By Todd Dunn Director of Innovation, Intermountain Healthcare, 10/31/2014
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Microsoft Band Wearable: 9 Key Issues
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Microsoft has packed its wearable Band with advanced sensors, cloud-powered health insights, and an affordable price. Is Microsoft ahead of the curve in this new mobile market?
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 10/31/2014
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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,
News
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,
News
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
Commentary
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,
Commentary
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
Commentary
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
News
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
News
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
News
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,
News
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
News
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
News
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
News
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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