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Microsoft Azure Outage: Questions Remain
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Microsoft Azure's East and South Central US data centers' performance plummeted while West remained relatively unaffected.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 11/21/2014
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Why Millennials Aren't Disrupting The Workplace
Charles Galda, CIO, GE Capital's Technology Centers & Services
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The millennial generation won't turn your office on its head, but it will complement the technologies already in place.
By Charles Galda CIO, GE Capital's Technology Centers & Services, 11/21/2014
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Broadband Demand Hits The High Seas
Chris Murphy, Editor, InformationWeek
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Cruise ship operators Royal Caribbean and Carnival are exploring new ways to provide on-board Internet access, highlighting advances in remote connectivity.
By Chris Murphy Editor, InformationWeek, 11/21/2014
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Mobile Platforms: The Truth About Third Place
Andrew Binstock, Editor-in-chief, Dr. Dobb's Journal
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In software development, being the #3 platform in the mobile market is as good as being last.
By Andrew Binstock Editor-in-chief, Dr. Dobb's Journal, 11/20/2014
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HHS Embraces Innovation
Henry Kenyon,
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Health department's IDEA Lab uses tech startup techniques to develop new services and features.
By Henry Kenyon , 11/20/2014
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Microsoft Azure Storage Service Outage: Postmortem
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
Azure outage Tuesday produced disruptions to MSN website, Office 365, Xbox Live, and third-party services, as well as possible data integrity problems.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 11/20/2014
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Finding CIO/CFO Common Ground
Christian Lanng, CEO, Tradeshift
Commentary
Success awaits CIOs and CFOs who reach a level of competence in each other's roles.
By Christian Lanng CEO, Tradeshift, 11/20/2014
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H-1B Visas: What To Expect In 2015
Kevin Casey,
Commentary
Demand for new H-1B visas will continue to outstrip supply -- likely by an even wider margin -- in 2015. Here's guidance for employers and employees.
By Kevin Casey , 11/18/2014
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10 Techies We'd Invite To Thanksgiving
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Guess who's coming to dinner. Do robots need their own place settings?
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 11/18/2014
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Tech Hygiene: 10 Bad Habits To Break
Jeff Bertolucci,
News
When it comes to digital devices, a little cleanliness – both inside and out – goes a long way.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 11/18/2014
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Amazon's Container Strategy, Examined
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Amazon believes it can win developers with new AWS Container Service, despite Google's big headstart.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 11/17/2014
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Why We Must Move To IPv6
John Curran, President & CEO, American Registry for Internet Numbers
Commentary
Facts are facts: The number of IPv4 addresses available in North America will reach zero soon.
By John Curran President & CEO, American Registry for Internet Numbers, 11/17/2014
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L-1 Visas: H-1B's Quiet, Powerful Cousin
Shane O'Neill, Managing Editor, InformationWeek
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You're probably familiar with H-1B visas and the annual cap on them. Their lesser-discussed cousin, the L-1, has no such yearly limit.
By Shane O'Neill Managing Editor, InformationWeek, 11/14/2014
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ATP: Don't Give Up On Prevention
Marc van Zadelhoff, IBM Security’s Vice President of Worldwide Strategy and Product Management
Commentary
As businesses rely on more complex systems with more tools from different vendors, traditional security measures are becoming increasingly inadequate.
By Marc van Zadelhoff IBM Security’s Vice President of Worldwide Strategy and Product Management, 11/13/2014
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EHR & Artificial Intelligence Can Reduce Medical Errors
Mansur Hasib, Contributing Writer
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Electronic health records save lives by collecting patient data in one place. Artificial intelligence takes it a step further by calling on the expertise of multiple doctors.
By Mansur Hasib Contributing Writer, 11/11/2014
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Cures For The Common Help Desk Headaches
Duran Holycross, Sr. Director, IS & SaaS Operations, Guidance Software
Commentary
Hey IT support pros, here's how to shrink the ticket stack and help employees help you.
By Duran Holycross Sr. Director, IS & SaaS Operations, Guidance Software, 11/11/2014
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The IPv4 Sky Really Isn't Falling
Lawrence Garvin, Technical Product Marketing Manager, SolarWinds
Commentary
The shortage of IPv4 addresses has more to do with misallocation than scarcity.
By Lawrence Garvin Technical Product Marketing Manager, SolarWinds, 11/10/2014
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Our Robot-Filled Future: Not All Scary
Shane O'Neill, Managing Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
Artificial intelligence is not the danger, says one futurist. Rather, it will save us from danger -- and a dreary existence.
By Shane O'Neill Managing Editor, InformationWeek, 11/10/2014
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Big Data Survey: Trouble Brewing For IT
Michael Healey, Senior Contributing Editor
News
Just 30% of respondents say their companies are very or extremely effective at identifying critical data and analyzing it to make decisions, down from 42% in 2013. What gives?
By Michael Healey Senior Contributing Editor, 11/10/2014
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Data Breaches: 8 Tips For Board-Level Discussions
E. Kelly Fitzsimmons, Co-founder, HarQen
Commentary
Recent high-profile breaches put you in the board's spotlight on security. Here's how to shine.
By E. Kelly Fitzsimmons Co-founder, HarQen, 11/10/2014
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