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Microsoft Ignite 2015: Windows 10, Office 2016, Azure Updates
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
News
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
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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
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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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Boeing's 3D Projects Invigorate IT, Manufacturing
Chris Murphy, Editor, InformationWeek
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Boeing, the No. 2 company in the InformationWeek Elite 100, is running augmented reality projects that are uniting its R&D, IT, and manufacturing teams.
By Chris Murphy Editor, InformationWeek, 4/28/2015
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The Weather Company: Cloud Journey Requires Cultural Change
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
The Weather Company, the No. 5 company in the InformationWeek Elite 100, embraced cloud infrastructure in order to meet dramatic swings in demand for weather information.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 4/28/2015
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Esurance Puts Analytics Closer To The Customer
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
A new rules-engine platform lets the insurance company offer more personalized packages when selling policies online. One of eight Elite 100 Business Innovation award winners.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 4/28/2015
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Dollar General Turns Mobile Data Into Action
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
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The retailer's mobile strategy helps managers stay on the floor while accessing fresh data. One of eight Elite 100 Business Innovation Award winners.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 4/28/2015
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CVS Revamps To Meet Specialty Medicine Needs
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Dealing with cancer, MS, and rheumatoid arthritis is tough enough. CVS is making it easier for patients to get the specialized treatments they need. One of eight Elite 100 Business Innovation award winners.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/28/2015
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Hoag Memorial Finds Better Care Through Data Sharing
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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The hospital group overhauled its tech strategy to boost data usage, patient health, and collaboration between business units and the IT organization. One of eight Elite 100 Business Innovation award winners.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/28/2015
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WEX Taps Smartphones For Fleet Management
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
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The payment company uses apps and QR codes to connect drivers, vehicles, and payments. One of eight Elite 100 Business Innovation award winners.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 4/28/2015
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Get Fast: A Survival Strategy For Software Development
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Speed is of the essence in a world where every company must be a software company.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 4/28/2015
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IoT And The Looming Mobile Tidal Wave
Pam Baker, Author and freelance writer
Commentary
If you thought handling BYOD was hard, wait until you see what managing mobile devices for the Internet of Things entails.
By Pam Baker Author and freelance writer, 4/28/2015
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