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Fidelity Labs: Financial Services Tech Incubator
Susan Nunziata, Community Editor
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Artificial intelligence, robotics, and wearables are among the many tech innovations percolating in Fidelity Labs, the Boston-based tech incubator for Fidelity Investments.
By Susan Nunziata Community Editor, 10/1/2014
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15 Surprising Facts About Indian Outsourcers
Shane O'Neill, Managing Editor, InformationWeek
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Thinking of outsourcing with Infosys, Wipro, or Tata? Here are some points worth knowing about the IT services heavyweights.
By Shane O'Neill Managing Editor, InformationWeek, 9/30/2014
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New Role Needed: Business Information Officer
Peter High, President, Metis Strategy
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Rather than take responsibilities away from the CIO, companies should create this new position to help the CIO cement strategic relationships with other divisions.
By Peter High President, Metis Strategy, 9/29/2014
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5 Steps To Build A Strong IT Brand
Doron Gordon, Founder & CEO, Samange
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As IT departments become strategic partners providing quantifiable ROI, CIOs need to pay more attention to their brands.
By Doron Gordon Founder & CEO, Samange, 9/29/2014
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Amazon Reboots Cloud Servers, Xen Bug Blamed
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Amazon tells customers it has to patch and reboot 10% of its EC2 cloud servers before Oct. 1.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 9/26/2014
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4 Outsourcing Lessons IT Can Learn From Automakers
Heiner Himmelreich, Partner, managing director, and global topic leader, The Boston Consulting Group
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Automakers get 80% of a vehicle's components from suppliers. Why are they better at outsourcing than IT?
By Heiner Himmelreich Partner, managing director, and global topic leader, The Boston Consulting Group, 9/25/2014
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6 DevOps Salary Negotiation Tips
Lorna Garey, Content Director, InformationWeek Reports
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DevOps pros, take note. Interop speaker Dustin Whittle explains how to position yourself as indispensable.
By Lorna Garey Content Director, InformationWeek Reports, 9/24/2014
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9 Innovative Products: Designers Of Things Conference
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Wearable, 3D printing, and Internet of Things technologies are in their infancy. But these products show that design can satisfy both the head and the heart.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 9/24/2014
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ADP CIO Pursues Passion, Lands COO Role
Chris Murphy, Editor, InformationWeek
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CIO Mike Capone moves to SaaS company Medidata Solutions, which provides tools to manage clinical trials.
By Chris Murphy Editor, InformationWeek, 9/24/2014
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Private Clouds Come Down To Earth
Kurt Marko, Contributing Editor
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Intrigued by the concept of a converged infrastructure but worry you lack the expertise to DIY? Dell, HP, IBM, VMware, and other vendors want to help.
By Kurt Marko Contributing Editor, 9/24/2014
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Open Data Center Alliance Pushes TOSCA
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Cloud standards group ODCA pushes TOSCA standard for workload mobility across cloud service providers. Where is Amazon?
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 9/24/2014
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Apcera Emerges, Gets Snapped Up By Ericsson
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Apcera, started by Cloud Foundry chief architect Derek Collison, launches new platform for software deployment, a policy imposition system.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 9/23/2014
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6 Ways To Consumerize IT Without Dumbing Down
Himanshu Sareen, CEO, Icreon Tech
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Here's how to make enterprise software more user-friendly while also maintaining its capabilities and security.
By Himanshu Sareen CEO, Icreon Tech, 9/23/2014
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Puppet Server's Big Revamp
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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DevOps community favorite Puppet Labs has rewritten Puppet Server to identify, configure, and manage groups of servers at the same time.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 9/23/2014
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Wearables In The Workplace: 3 Realities
Shane O'Neill, Managing Editor, InformationWeek
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Wearables innovation will happen first in the enterprise, but CIOs should brace themselves for security and integration challenges.
By Shane O'Neill Managing Editor, InformationWeek, 9/22/2014
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CloudBees Drops PaaS, Shifts To Continuous Integration
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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CloudBees changes focus to Jenkins continuous integration server, Cloud Foundry partnership.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 9/22/2014
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IT Salary Survey 2014: Government
InformationWeek Staff,
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Federal government IT professionals saw modest bumps in compensation. But that doesn't mean all is well: 29% of staffers had fewer training opportunities, and 21% of managers had their benefits cut. Half are looking for new jobs.
By InformationWeek Staff , 9/22/2014
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Red Hat Shows Consistent Growth
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Red Hat reports 19% increase in revenue, subscriptions, and earnings per share in Q2.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 9/19/2014
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Software Creates More Jobs Than It Destroys, Study Says
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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How is software affecting the overall US economy? Study from Software Industry & Information Association provides new data points.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 9/18/2014
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Enterprise Social Networks: 4 Pillars
Michael Healey, Senior Contributing Editor
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Success starts and ends with integration. Here's how to finally make collaboration click.
By Michael Healey Senior Contributing Editor, 9/18/2014
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